April 25, 2014

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High school golf: Avon soars to easy title

COLUMBIA STATION — Avon had a great tuneup Wednesday for its West Shore Conference Tournament at Sweetbrier today. The Eagles are the favorite to win today’s league tournament after going 14-0 in the dual match season and winning Wednesday’s Lorain County Coaches Association tournament with a 317 team score on the tough private course at Read More…

Boys soccer: Sam Weiss scores four goals as Oberlin blanks Columbia

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OBERLIN — It was all Sam Weiss on a gorgeous autumn afternoon Saturday at Oberlin High School. Weiss, a senior tri-captain, did all the scoring in the Phoenix’s 4-0 win over Columbia in a Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division match. His first two goals were on free kicks, from 10 yards out with 36:43 left Read More…

Boys soccer: Young EC opens with win over Dukes

WELLINGTON — Despite losing 19 seniors from last year’s squad, the young Elyria Catholic team — with one freshman, six sophomores and only two seniors — opened the soccer season with a dominating 3-0 win at Wellington in a non-conference match Monday night. For Wellington, the positive was that the match was much more competitive Read More…

High school golf: Eagles edge host Pioneers

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ELYRIA — Avon High finally lived up to its potential as an area power Wednesday by winning the seventh annual Pioneer Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Center on a near-perfect summer day. The Eagles shot a team score of 314, led by medalist Ryan Sikora’s 4-over par 74, and had two other players in the Read More…

Elyria North downs Elyria East in Minor A city baseball championship

ELYRIA — Schlather’s Insurance, representing Elyria Little League North, seemed to have no problems at the plate, and looked pretty good on the pitching mound, too, as it downed Powerhouse Gym of Elyria Little League East 12-5 Saturday night to claim the Minor A (9-11) city championship. The game was played at North Park but Read More…

Junior Golf: Hinckley’s Jessica Porvasnik leads entire field at 3 under

AVON — The leaderboard was lonely Wednesday afternoon. Instead of the usual cramming around the scoreboard waiting for results to be posted, the golfers fled the scene immediately after completing their rounds. The reason wasn’t indifference; it was common sense. For the second straight day, Red Tail Golf Club featured temperatures in the 90s for Read More…

Junior Golf: Columbia’s Joey Krecic 4th after 75 in first round

AVON — On a steamy day, Columbia Station’s Joey Krecic sizzled. With temperatures in the 90s and a steady wind throughout Tuesday at Red Tail Golf Club, Krecic shot a scorching 3-over-par 75 to sit fourth after the opening round of the American Junior Golf Association Cleveland Junior Open. “The breeze, while appreciated, actually made Read More…

Baseball: EC and Rock roll Pirates

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ELYRIA — Solid as a rock? More like spectacular as Ryan Rock. Elyria Catholic’s senior right fielder pounded two home runs, doubled and drove in four runs Wednesday in a 12-0 victory over Black River (6-18) in five innings to claim a Division III sectional title. The Panthers (18-8) will play Keystone on Monday at Read More…

High school baseball: Elyria stays hot with win over Rocky River

ELYRIA — When Rocky River’s Brendon Palker ripped a solid single to left on the first pitch of the game, it didn’t look great for Elyria pitcher Joey Zuckerman. The Pirates slammed two other hits in the first three innings and had seven solid clouts to the outfield. Fortunately for Zuckerman and the Pioneers, five Read More…

Baseball: Christian Community suffers mercy-rule loss to Cornerstone

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — There is a reason they call it a “mercy-rule” victory. Cornerstone Christian showed why that rule was enacted Tuesday in a 14-3 victory over Christian Community School — a game that was called after five innings. The rule allows a seven-inning game to be shortened when one team has built an insurmountable Read More…