May 26, 2016

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High school hockey: North Olmsted defeats Avon to win first Southwestern Conference tournament title in five years

NORTH OLMSTED — The drought is over. Thanks to the all-junior line of Kyle Sukenik, Shane Malinak and Zach Servidio and the outstanding goaltending of sophomore Ryan Godin, North Olmsted won its first Southwestern Conference hockey championship in five years Monday afternoon at the North Olmsted Rec. Final score: North Olmsted 4, Avon 1. Sukenik, Read More…

High school hockey: Avon scores three goals in the first period to down Midview, advance to SWC tourney final

NORTH OLMSTED — Avon has a chance to make its first Southwestern Conference hockey tournament a memorable one. The Eagles, in their first year in the conference, scored three goals in the first period and made them hold up in a 6-3 win over Midview in one semifinal at North Olmsted Rec. The second-seeded Eagles Read More…

Boys basketball: Wellington dominates early beating Columbia in Patriot Athletic Conference

WELLINGTON — Despite scoring 29 points in the first quarter and owning a 19-point second quarter lead, Wellington needed a 13-0 run over the final two quarters to pull out a 76-65 Patriot Athletic Conference crossover victory over Columbia on Friday night. “Anytime you play a good Columbia team, no lead is safe, and you Read More…

High school hockey: Elyria Catholic outlasts Nordonia in high-scoring GCC matchup

ELYRIA — If you like high-scoring games, then North Park Rec was the place to be Wednesday night as Elyria Catholic pulled away from Nordonia with two goals in the final 2:23 for a 10-7 victory in the Blue Division of the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League. The Panthers (10-6, 10-2) never trailed, but Read More…

Boys basketball: Brody Kuhl gets hot, lifts Wildcats

WELLINGTON — Brody Kuhl provided a huge first-quarter spark and Austin Conrad helped bring home a win for Keystone as the Wildcats built a 13-point first-quarter lead and never let go, defeating neighboring Wellington 68-60 in Patriot Athletic Conference play Tuesday night. “We rode Brody’s hot hand for a little while and then Austin really closed Read More…

High school hockey: North Olmsted defense sets tone in win over Olmsted Falls

BROOKLYN — Forechecking was the name of the game Sunday in North Olmsted’s 6-1 White West Division win over Olmsted Falls in a Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League game at the Brooklyn Recreation Center. The Eagles, who improved to 17-3 overall and 8-0 in conference play, pressured the Bulldogs (7-10, 3-5) all over the ice, Read More…

Boys basketball: Midview takes hot to another level, shoots 71 percent to roll past Avon Lake for sixth straight win

AVON LAKE — There’s hot, then there’s what Midview was against Avon Lake in a Southwestern Conference game Friday night. The Middies began the night by connecting on nine of their first 10 shots and were shooting a blistering 76 percent (26-of-34) through three quarters before cooling off slightly in the fourth quarter during a Read More…

High school hockey: Avon falls for third time in four days to North Olmsted

CLEVELAND — So much for the third time being the charm for Avon. North Olmsted and Avon met at Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday after playing twice Sunday in the North Olmsted Holiday Tournament, with the orange and black Eagles winning the purple and gold Eagles’ tourney. Avon owned a one-goal lead for 52 seconds, Read More…

Hockey: EC outlasts Normandy in high-scoring game

ELYRIA — If you can’t stop ’em, you better outscore ’em. Elyria Catholic’s defense wasn’t at its best, losing a three-goal second-period lead to Nordonia before putting the Knights away with four goals in the third period to snare an 8-5 Blue West Division win in Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League play. The leader Read More…

High school hockey: Midview edges Olmsted Falls in OT

BROOKLYN — A season of frustration continued for Olmsted Falls on Sunday afternoon when the Bulldogs saw two leads vanish before Heath Naso knocked home the game-winning goal in overtime to give the Middies a 5-4 White West Division victory in the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League at the Brooklyn Recreation Center. Midview played Read More…