June 28, 2016

Elyria
Partly sunny
68°F
 

High school hockey: Midview falls short against North Olmsted in Baron Cup II play

BROOKLYN — Midview may have played its best game of the year Friday night, but it still fell short in the Baron Cup II tournament against second-seeded North Olmsted at the Brooklyn Recreation Center. Midview’ s defense was nearly flawless and goalie Jared Meredith played his best game in his four years between the pipes, Read More…

High school hockey: Elyria Catholic, Olmsted Falls bow out early in Baron Cup play

BROOKLYN — Olmsted Falls will probably look back at a 5-3 loss to Orange on Monday in the Baron Cup II tournament and think about missed opportunities. Trailing 4-2, the Bulldogs played the final 4:23 with at least a one-man advantage and couldn’t cash in. They gave up an empty-net goal during a 6-on-4 chance Read More…

High school hockey: Cleveland Heights lowers boom on Avon

LAKEWOOD — The regular season came to a rough end for the Avon hockey team as it dropped a 6-1 decision to White East Division champion Cleveland Heights in a Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League crossover game at Winterhurst. The Eagles gave up a pair of power-play goals to the Tigers in the first Read More…

Boys basketball: North Ridgeville embraces spoiler role, downs Southwestern Conference contender North Olmsted

NORTH OLMSTED — North Ridgeville probably won’t be able to chase down Olmsted Falls for the Southwestern Conference title, so the Rangers are making sure no one else can either. North Ridgeville got a huge spark from Demario McCall and Jordan Montgomery in the final five minutes of the fourth quarter Tuesday to down North Read More…

Boys Basketball: Lake Ridge uses big run to beat First Baptist, extend win streak to 5

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Lake Ridge trailed early but exploded for a game-turning run from the end of the first quarter and through the second to post a 66-52 win over First Baptist on Monday night. The Royals have won five straight, their longest streak in at least 15 years, according to coach Brian Ansberry, whose Read More…

High school hockey: Olmsted Falls edges Midview

ELYRIA — Special teams was the difference for Olmsted Falls in its 5-4 Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League win over Midview at the North Park Recreation Center on Sunday. The Bulldogs scored two power-play goals in three chances and killed off four Middies power plays, including the final 4:02 of the game after a Read More…

Ineligible player forces Avon Lake hockey to forfeit 16 games

Avon Lake thought it had capped a hockey season of dreams with a 6-2 win over Elyria Catholic on Wednesday night that clinched a Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League Blue West Division championship and a spot in the Baron Cup III tournament. But over the last 48 hours, the euphoria of a championship season Read More…

Boys basketball: Big 2nd quarter leads Vermilion past Willard

VERMILION — It took Vermilion eight minutes to get warmed up in its non-conference game with Willard on Monday night, but once the switch was flipped, the Sailors didn’t cool off. A big second quarter was the difference as Vermilion rolled to a 60-40 win. Leading just 9-7 going into the second quarter, the Sailors Read More…

Boys basketball: Clearview puts big loss in past, pounds Firelands

SHEFFIELD TWP. — If there were any worries about Clearview after the drubbing the Clippers took against Lorain High last Saturday, they can be pushed aside after Friday night’s Patriot Athletic Conference crossover game with Firelands. Clearview turned a nine-point halftime advantage into a runaway win, forcing eight Falcons turnovers in the third — including Read More…

High school hockey: Big third period gives Elyria Catholic fourth straight win

ELYRIA — Just when it looked as though Elyria Catholic’s three-game winning streak was about to come to an end Wednesday, the Panthers played one of their best periods of the season, scoring three times in the final 15 minutes to pull out a 7-5 non-league win over Aurora at North Park Recreation. EC improved Read More…