July 25, 2014

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Boys golf: Avon wins WSC Preview

MEDINA — Avon served notice it was ready to defend its West Shore Conference championship. But it might not be that easy. The Eagles, just a few days after winning the Ranger Invitational at Avon Oaks Country Club, were led by Alex Tomko’s career-best 72 Tuesday in claiming the WSC Preview title at Bunker Hill Read More…

Boys golf: North Ridgeville’s Orseno shoots career low to win host tourney

AVON — A career low golf score won Garrett Orseno the fifth annual Ranger Invitational on Thursday, but as big a thrill, if not bigger, came on the final three holes when his father, Tony, watched. “It was awesome, it made my day,” said Orseno, a North Ridgeville senior who shot a 5-under 67 at Read More…

Boys golf: Westlake captures Comet Invitational for second win in as many weeks

OBERLIN — Westlake High School is already serving notice that it’s a team to watch this high school golf season. Need proof? The Demons won the annual Comet Invitational at Oberlin Golf Club with a score of 316, five strokes better than runners-up Olmsted Falls and Avon Lake at 321. Still not convinced? Just last Read More…

Avon grad Kaitlin Neumann stays hot in the heat, shoots 77 to win Ohio Girls Golf Foundation tournament by seven shots

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AVON — Kaitlin Neumann was hot. Actually, everyone was Monday during a sweltering day at the Ohio Girls Golf Foundation’s 12th annual tournament at Avon Oaks Country Club. It’s just that Neumann, a recent Avon High grad, had a game to match the weather, taking first place with a 5-over-par 77. “Yes, it was hot,” Read More…

Avon downs Elyria East in Little League game stretched over four days due to rain

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ELYRIA — It was anything but a typical baseball game. Avon’s 9- and 10-year-old Little League All-Stars advanced to the third round of the championship bracket, putting Elyria East in the losers bracket Thursday in a tournament game that started Monday afternoon but was not started again for three days because of rain postponements. Plus Read More…

District baseball: Seventh definitely not heaven for Vermilion in loss to Benedictine

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LORAIN — All Vermilion had to do was get through one final inning and it would still be playing baseball today. But the top-seeded Sailors couldn’t do that, losing 7-6 to third-seeded Cleveland Benedictine in a Division II district semifinal game at The Pipe Yard. The Sailors concluded their season with a 13-15 record, while Read More…

High school baseball: Joey Begany’s hits get EC going

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ELYRIA — With timely hitting, Elyria Catholic won a Division III sectional title Wednesday over visiting Black River at Knights of Columbus Field. Joey Begany slammed three hits — including a pair of doubles — with two RBIs, while Angelo Cruz, Dominic Piazza and Noah Bland each had two hits in the 9-5 victory played Read More…

Softball: Columbia’s perfectly placed popups down Clearview

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COLUMBIA STATION — Location, location, location. Columbia demonstrated Wednesday that line drives aren’t always necessary to win a game. The Raiders, ranked eighth in Division III, scored four of their five runs on perfectly placed popups to beat Clearview 5-1 at Cole Ross Field in a showdown of the premier Patriot Athletic Conference Stripes Division Read More…

High school softball: Columbia edges Clearview in 10 innings, stays perfect in PAC

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — It was everything and more you could expect in a showdown for first place in the Stripes Division of the Patriot Athletic Conference. Columbia held on to first place Tuesday by beating Clearview 5-2 in an epic battle that went three extra innings on a beautiful, sunny afternoon. The game was nearly Read More…

Baseball: Michael Boey, Columbia stop Oberlin

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COLUMBIA STATION — Michael Boey had plenty of motivation Monday afternoon and undefeated Oberlin just happened to get in his way. Trying to get the bad taste of a bad start out of his mouth, the Columbia junior did that and much more in a 4-1 win at Columbia Park. Just how good was the Read More…