August 5, 2015

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Elyria looks to alumna Shouse to run volleyball program

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ELYRIA — The start of the high school volleyball season is just about a month away and Elyria High School will have a new coach roaming the sideline. Elyria native Jennifer Shouse was approved as the new volleyball coach at the school board meeting Wednesday night replacing Jodie Johnson, who spent the last eight years Read More…

Elyria East rolls over Avon; date with Tallmadge looms

ELYRIA — Pitching, timely hitting and a bit of wildness from the opposing pitcher all added up to an 11-1 win for the Elyria East All-Stars (9-10) in the consolation bracket final over the Avon All-Stars in the District 3 Little League softball tournament. Elyria East will have its hands full Thursday night when it Read More…

Little League Softball: Elyria East trio teams up to throw perfect game

ELYRIA — Elyria East was simply perfect in its Junior Division (14u) Little League softball tournament opener against Cuyahoga Falls on Monday. April Howser, Faith Hamilton and Sara Liszeski combined for a seven-inning perfect game, striking out 17 batters in a 16-0 victory to advance to face Wadsworth on the road tonight at 6 in Read More…

Ironmen’s sloppy play leads to doubleheader sweep at hands of Grand Lakes

LORAIN — The Ironmen would probably rather just forget about their Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League doubleheader with Grand Lakes on Sunday. Lorain County (8-9) started the day by committing seven errors in a 13-7 loss to the Mariners and followed that with three errors in the first inning of the second game en route Read More…

Lorain County All-Star Football Classic: Stars team looks to brainpower for edge tonight

LORAIN — When the Stars All-Star team lines up tonight at Oberlin College for the Sliman’s Lorain County All-Star Football Classic, the team will have some exceptionally bright minds joining their brawn. The Stars team has two players who will play Division I football in the Ivy League next year. Amherst linebacker Nathan Nunez will Read More…

Lorain County All-Star Football Classic: Stripes team brings giant offensive line to matchup

EATON TWP. — Columbia coach Jason Ward will be at the helm of the Stripes team in the Sliman’s Lorain County All-Star Football Classic at Oberlin College tonight at 7. You will have to forgive him if he is salivating on the sideline before the start of the game. Ward will be in control of Read More…

District Baseball: Robbie Bliss pitches, hits Wellington past Rootstown and into final

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COPLEY TWP. — Wellington applied pressure early and never faltered Thursday in a 6-3 Division III district semifinal victory over Rootstown. The Dukes will face Akron Manchester today after it knocked off Elyria Catholic 10-1. First pitch is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. back at Copley High School. At the heart of the win for Wellington Read More…

District Baseball: Miscues sink Vermilion in loss to Padua

PARMA HTS. — Vermilion was its own worst enemy in Wednesday’s Division II district semifinal game against Padua at Tri-C West, dropping a 3-2 decision, despite allowing just three hits. Padua (14-13) advances to an all-Parma district championship after Holy Name knocked off Firelands, 4-3, in the first game of the night. The Bruins only Read More…

Golf: Avon Lake’s Niki Schroeder qualifies for U.S. Open

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Avon Lake golfer Niki Schroeder was a no-show at the high school’s senior awards presentation Monday. Turns out she had a pretty good reason for not being there. Schroeder, an Ohio State recruit who won the Division I state tournament in October, was spending her day earning a berth in this year’s United States Women’s Read More…

H.S. Baseball: Firelands earns share of elusive PAC Stars crown with win over Clearview

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HENRIETTA TWP. — The championship drought is over for Firelands. It took the Falcons four innings to get rolling on offense Thursday, but they put up seven runs over the final three innings to post a 7-0 Patriot Athletic Conference crossover win against Clearview to clinch a Stars Division co-championship with Keystone. Both went 13-3 Read More…