April 30, 2016

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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…

High school wrestling: Avon has successful SWC debut

AVON LAKE — Avon had the date circled on the calendar then made its mark in the opening of the Southwestern Conference dual-meet season Thursday night at Avon Lake High School. After winning the West Shore Conference championship the last two years, Avon made its SWC debut with a 73-6 drubbing of Berea-Midpark and then Read More…

High school hockey: Jacob Scheetz scores three goals and defense pitches shutout as Midview rolls over Westlake

ELYRIA — Midview needed a division win and got a big one Sunday, knocking off White West division foe Westlake 7-0 in a Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League game at North Park Rec. Neither Avon nor Westlake had won in league play coming in and neither could afford to fall any further behind North Read More…

Goalkeeping is in his DNA: Westlake senior Joe Guay took a chance and now he excels at the same position his dad played

Three years ago, Westlake needed a new goalie after Matt Russell graduated and went on to play the same position at John Carroll University. In stepped freshman Joe Guay. Guay’s journey from freshman year to senior year has been interesting, but not nearly as interesting as how he became the Demons’ goalie in the first Read More…

Boys basketball: Clearview pressure proves too much for Wellington

SHEFFIELD TWP – Clearview’s first 12 minutes ended up being a little better than Wellington’s final 20 minutes as the Clippers improved to 4-0 on the year with an 82-77 Patriot Athletic Conference crossover win Friday night. In the first 12 minutes of the game, Clearview was unstoppable, forcing 19 turnovers and converting them into Read More…

High school hockey: North Olmsted rolls over Midview

ELYRIA — North Olmsted showed why it just might be the team to beat in the White West Division of the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League with a dominating 4-1 win over Midview on Sunday at North Park Rec. The Eagles pressured the Middies all over the ice and were able to hold the Read More…