February 14, 2016

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High School Cross Country: Keystone’s Shannon Wargo and Black River’s Tanner Hawley top their rivals at PAC meet

Black River's Tanner Hawley runs at the PAC meet Saturday at the Carlisle Equestrian Center. RAY RIEDEL/CHRONICLE

CARLISLE TWP. — A pair of longstanding Patriot Athletic Conference rivalries came to a conclusion Saturday morning at the Carlisle Equestrian Center. And when it was all said and done, seniors Shannon Wargo of Keystone and Tanner Hawley of Black River were victorious. Wargo, who defeated Lutheran West senior and North Ridgeville resident Michaela Bierly Read More…

High school football: Keystone dominates rival Wellington in PAC win

Austin Conrad of Keystone rushes against Wellington in the first half. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

LAGRANGE — After playing a game Thursday night against Arizona, Kentucky freshman tight end C.J. Conrad made the trip back home to see his alma mater, Keystone, take on bitter rival Wellington. Austin Conrad made sure his big brother witnessed a show. Conrad, who made an oral commitment to play football at Ohio University, had Read More…

Cincinnati man inks deal to run, looks to buy Lake Erie Crushers

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AVON — Growing up in the Cincinnati area, Tom Kramig was, and still is, a diehard baseball fan. In his wildest dreams, he never envisioned owning his own franchise. On Tuesday, Kramig came one step closer to that reality. His company, Blue Dog Baseball LLC, signed a deal with Avon Pro Baseball LLC that allowed Read More…

Boys golf: Players with local ties lead St. Edward to Division I state tournament; Westlake misses state berth by one spot

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HINCKLEY — The St. Edward Eagles, with five players from the area, came out of the first group at Wednesday’s Division I district golf tournament at Pine Hills with a 307. Two hours later, that score proved to be just low enough for the Eagles to advance to next week’s state tournament at Ohio State. Read More…

Girls tennis: Freshmen Anna Roggenburk and Emma Peeler head to state in good shape after top-three district finishes

Emma Peeler returns a ball during the Division I district tennis tournament Saturday.  RAY RIEDEL/CHRONICLE

ROCKY RIVER — Anna Roggenburk spent all season as Magnificat’s second singles player. Saturday at the conclusion of the Division I girls district tennis tournament at Tri-City Park, Roggenburk, a freshman and Avon Lake resident, was No. 1 on her team and No. 2 overall. Roggenburk, who qualified for next week’s state tournament in Mason, Read More…

High school football: Lorain wins throwback matchup against Sandusky

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LORAIN — After four straight games on the road, Friday night was a homecoming in more ways than one for Lorain. And it was the defense that ensured the Titans’ return to George Daniel Field ended in a victory. A goal-line stand with nine seconds left in the first half kept momentum in Lorain’s favor, Read More…

Freshman’s two goals give Firelands lift

SOUTH AMHERST — Firelands’ Lexi McCrary is showing the opposition she doesn’t play like a freshman. One of two freshmen who start for the Falcons, along with Isabel Solowiej, McCrary scored two of her team’s three goals Monday afternoon, including the opening goal just 10 minutes into game, to lead the way in a 3-0 Read More…

High school football: Kuchta has perfect day as Elyria Catholic rolls over Parma

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ELYRIA — Normally when a Division I school meets a Division V school, a score of 49-7 is not out of the ordinary. When the Division V school has the 49, it’s a big deal. Such was the case Friday night at Knights of Columbus Field, where Elyria Catholic used a plethora of big plays, Read More…

High school football: North Ridgeville’s Demario McCall first from Lorain County to be selected for All-American Bowl

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Students, coaches, teachers, administrators and media packed the North Ridgeville High School gym Thursday afternoon to celebrate another Demario McCall moment. The senior standout tailback usually hears the cheers for his play on the football field. This time he was being cheered for just being picked to be on the field. The Read More…

Volleyball: Lorain nabs LEL win over Cleveland Heights

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LORAIN — Once Lorain had the momentum in Tuesday’s Lake Erie League match against Cleveland Heights, it went for the kill. As a result, the Titans finished off a quick and dominating victory over the visiting Tigers, winning in three games — 25-16, 25-11, 25-12 — to hand the Tigers their first conference defeat. Lorain improved Read More…