July 24, 2014

Elyria
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Hot Stove district baseball tournament: J&J Greenhouses wins Class F battle of unbeatens

Eleven Lorain County Hot Stove teams — three in Class H and four each in Classes G and F — won district championships Sunday to earn Lorain Regional semifinal berths. In addition, three Class EE teams won regional quarterfinals and advanced to semifinal games. Five regional champions — one each in Classes H, G and Read More…

Little Leaue baseball: Avon’s 11-year-olds and 9-10 team win district series openers

AVON – Avon’s 11-year-olds made sure they would feel right at home again with a 15-2 mercy-rule victory over Cuyahoga Falls North on Saturday in the first game of the District 3 championship series at Veterans Memorial Park. With the victory, the winners earned the right to host the second game of the best-of-three series Read More…

Hot Stove district baseball: North Olmsted Robek’s slips past Grafton Unicorn to make Class G semifinals

After two heavy rainstorms postponed much of the opening-day action, the last of the semifinalists for the Lorain County Hot Stove district tournament were determined Wednesday. District semifinals for Classes H, G and F are scheduled to begin Saturday, with the district championship games set to be played Sunday. In addition, seven opening-round regional games Read More…

Hot Stove: Spencer Legion Post 608 rolls in Class F district

Spencer American Legion Post 608 scored early and often, and also got a no-hitter from three pitchers, as manager Duane Morgan’s team trounced Midview Dairy Queen 22-0 in a Hot Stove Class F district quarterfinal Tuesday. Spencer (18-0) advances to a district semifinal against the Vermilion Hurricanes on Saturday. A win could set up a Read More…

Hot Stove district baseball: Rockers, Scorpions … state runners-up in 2007 … off and running this year

Unlike the previous day, the weather cooperated Sunday and allowed many Lorain County Hot Stove district games to be played. Action took place at three of the tournament’s four sites: Grafton’s Reservoir Park, Palmer Park in North Ridgeville and the Oberlin Recreation Complex. No games were played at Penfield because those diamonds remained unplayable after Read More…

Little League: Avon’s Majors all-stars power past Elyria East

AVON — Avon’s Majors all-stars won the home run derby — and the game — as they defeated Elyria East 20-10 Wednesday to claim the North Bracket of the District 3 tournament. The game was official after four innings when the 10-run mercy rule took effect. Manager Kurt Walker’s boys await the winner of the Read More…

Elyria Little League baseball: SDC Painting relies on basics to top Rowland Enterprises, win Seniors city title

ELYRIA — SDC Painting followed its manager’s blueprint for success Wednesday in an 8-7 win over Rowland Enterprises in the Little League Seniors (ages 15-16) City Championship at George Day Field. “Good defense, good pitching and timely hitting win a lot of ballgames,” said SDC Painting manager Jon Phillips, whose team represented Little League East. Read More…

Elyria Little League: Eagles catch Murphy Bros. napping in eighth inning, capture Juniors City Championship

ELYRIA — Steve Poskocil’s heads-up baserunning lifted the Elyria Eagles to a 10-9 come-from-behind win over Murphy Bros. on Sunday in the Little League Juniors (ages 13-14) City Championship at George Day Field. Poskocil scored the game-winning run in a most unusual way with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning. He spotted Read More…

All-Ohio baseball: Keystone’s Kyle Shaw named to first team in Division II

Add another honor to Kyle Shaw’s resume. The recent Keystone High graduate was named to the first-team All-Ohio Division II baseball team Saturday by the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association. He was named Mr. Baseball as Lorain County’s top senior player at the end of last month. “This is a very deserving honor for Read More…

American Legion baseball: Elyria stages comeback, picks up second win in as many days against Avon Lake

EATON TWP. — Elyria spotted Avon Lake a 3-0 lead after two innings before rallying for a 4-3 win Wednesday, their second in as many days over Post 211 in Buckeye American Legion League action. Andrew Pearce singled home pinch runner Kyle Shaw with the winning run with one out in the bottom of the Read More…