May 29, 2016

Elyria
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Boys soccer: Joshua Lewis scores four goals, leads Elyria past Keystone

LAGRANGE — Elyria boys soccer coach Brett Heighberger and junior midfielder Joshua Lewis think alike. If three goals is a “hat trick,” what do you call it when one player scores four goals in a game? “A hat trick plus one,” both answered Thursday after Lewis poured in four goals in the Pioneers’ 6-4 non-conference Read More…

Oley foursome tops at Lorain County Community College golf benefit

ELYRIA — There were some doctors in the house Monday afternoon at Elyria Country Club for the 24th Annual Jack Nicklaus-Lorain County Community College scholarship benefit golf outing. Ed Oley, CEO of Lorain’s Mercy Hospital, and teammates Jim Stephens, Scott Pember and Jon Avellone, all associated with the hospital, shot a combined 118 to win Read More…

Boys golf: Westlake, Patrick Steffen survive tough conditions to win Ranger Invitational

AVON — What a difference a day can make. And a golf course. Westlake’s score Thursday at the Ranger Invitational was two strokes worse than it shot Wednesday at the Pioneer Invitational. But the Demons’ 330 was good enough for the win Thursday on a chilly and windy day at Avon Oaks Country Club, while Read More…

Boys golf: Elyria’s Dylan Edgell wins Pioneer Invitational; Avon rolls to another team title

ELYRIA — Dylan Edgell knew he had to do something different. Avon, on the other hand, didn’t see the need to change anything. Both were winners Wednesday at the Pioneer Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Course. Elyria High’s Edgell won medalist honors with a 2-over 72, one day after shooting 99 at the Grey Hawk Read More…

Boys golf: Westlake off to a another winning start

NORTH OLMSTED — Beware area boys high school golf teams: There are some scary Demons lurking out there this season. The Westlake Demons, that is. They opened the season Thursday with an impressive 301 team score at the 12th Annual North Olmsted Invitational at Springvale Golf Course, edging Brecksville by a shot for the title. Read More…

Baseball: Lorain County All Stars split doubleheader

VERMILION — All-star games are usually all about offense, as players concentrate on having fun —and that means scoring runs. But the annual Lorain County Baseball Senior All-Star doubleheader Saturday at Vermilion High School had the pitchers in the spotlight on a beautiful, sunny late-spring day. Consider Amherst’s Justin Mott—announced as Lorain County’s “Mr. Baseball” Read More…

High school baseball: Midview pulls away from North Ridgeville with five-run fifth inning, wins sectional opener

EATON TWP. — What started as a pitchers’ duel exploded in the fifth inning Tuesday afternoon as Midview emerged with a 7-3 win over North Ridgeville in a sectional opener on a hot and windy day. Midview (13-11) advanced to today’s sectional final at Amherst. Both starting pitchers were nearly perfect in the first four Read More…

High school baseball: Brecksville’s Dellavalle improves to 4-0 vs. Amherst

AMHERST — You could say Brecksville pitcher Perry Dellavalle has Amherst’s number. But then you could also say the senior right-hander has everybody’s number. The 5-0 shutout of the Comets on Wednesday ran his record to 10-0 the last two seasons against all opponents — 4-0 this spring. Against Amherst, he is 4-0 the past Read More…

High school softball: Elyria Catholic fights off Lorain, wind for victory

ELYRIA — Written on the Wind. No, it wasn’t the popular movie from the 1950s. It was a softball game Tuesday at Elyria Catholic. Cold gusts of wind out of the north — reaching between 20-30 mph — made it tough for Elyria Catholic, visiting Lorain and their fans to sit through the non-conference matchup. Read More…

H.S. Softball: Elyria not at its best, but gets past St. Joseph Academy

ELYRIA — The Pioneers got all they could handle Thursday from Cleveland St. Joseph Academy. Yes, the Pioneers prevailed 6-2 in the non-conference game, but it wasn’t that easy. The Jaguars entered with a 1-5 record, but didn’t look the part. They outhit the Pioneers 7-6, left 10 runners stranded and committed only one error Read More…