February 6, 2016

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Boys basketball: Senior Daviere Andrews comes through late to lead Lorain past Maple Heights, help save Senior Night

LORAIN — It took some Senior Night heroics from senior guard Daviere Andrews, but Lorain avoided its second two-game losing streak of the season with an 81-77 Lake Erie League victory over Maple Heights at Lorain High School. With just over 6:30 remaining in the game, the Titans (15-3, 6-1) looked to be in big Read More…

High school basketball: Midview turns up defensive pressure to beat Berea-Midpark

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EATON TWP. — When Midview turned up the defensive heat, it was able to smoke Berea-Midpark. After a sluggish first two quarters, the Middies used their defense to create easy basket after easy basket, pulling away from the Titans after halftime in a 65-50 Southwestern Conference victory at Kubuski Gym. Midview (12-5, 9-4 SWC) used Read More…

Boys basketball: Lorain downs North Ridgeville with late run

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LORAIN — It wasn’t what Lorain did, it was what it didn’t do that had John Rositano unhappy Tuesday night. What the Titans did was knock off North Ridgeville 87-68 in a non-conference game. What they didn’t do, according to their coach, was play “Lorain basketball.” Junior Nazihar Bohannon scored 30 points and grabbed 15 Read More…

High school hockey: Midview holds off Benedictine

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ELYRIA — The Middies started quickly, then held on. Four goals in the first period were enough for Midview, but Benedictine gave them a scare late in the Middies’ 4-3 Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League victory at North Park Recreation Center. Junior forward Jake Behler scored two goals and added an assist after junior Read More…

High school hockey: Olmsted Falls puts up fight before succumbing to North Olmsted in SWC tournament

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NORTH OLMSTED — Olmsted Falls turned the seemingly impossible into the strongly probable. North Olmsted made sure it didn’t last. Facing the top-seeded Eagles minus two of their top players, the Bulldogs put up a fight before North Olmsted rallied for a 3-2 overtime victory in a Southwestern Conference tournament semifinal at North Olmsted Rec. Read More…

Boys basketball: Lorain overwhelms Clearview, snaps skid

LORAIN — One night after both teams played last-second thrillers, Lorain eliminated the possibility of any late suspense Saturday before the echoes from the final notes of the national anthem faded into the night. Clearview ran into a buzzsaw as the Titans took out the frustrations of two straight losses, the second by a point Read More…

Boys basketball: Clearview hands Keystone their first PAC loss of the season

Clearview's Jamel Billings, left, dives for the ball while defended by Austin Conrad of Keystone. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

LAGRANGE — If you ask Keystone coach Jeff Holzhauer, Clearview senior Lance Billings gave Keystone exactly what it deserved. Billings drilled a 3-pointer while being fouled, then connected on the free throw in the game’s final moments to lift the Clippers to a 55-54 road victory and hand the Wildcats their first Patriot Athletic Conference Read More…

Boys basketball: Midview turns up defense to beat North Ridgeville

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EATON TWP. — The offense wasn’t working, so Midview turned up the defense. After a poor shooting start by the Middies allowed North Ridgeville to race out to a big lead, Midview went to a three-quarter-court trap that turned the game around in its 56-46 home Southwestern Conference victory at Kubuski Gym. The Middies (9-4, Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria Catholic takes frustration out on Brookside

SHEFFIELD TWP. — After one of its toughest games of the season, Elyria Catholic was ready for its easiest. Winless Brookside, on the second night of a back-to-back following a tough conference loss to Wellington, was the unfortunate victim. The Panthers shot a stunning 75 percent in the first half and a season-high 69 percent Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria Catholic can’t overcome Bay’s 31-7 second-quarter run, suffers first Great Lakes Conference loss

Kevin Kelley, left, of Elyria Catholic attempts a steal of the ball from Bay's Jack Jelen. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — If Bay coach Jared Shetzer goes to pick up some Powerball tickets he should probably make sure his numbers have a lot of twos in them. The second quarter has been magical for the Rockets in recent days. Bay went on a huge run and scored 35 second-quarter points for the second consecutive Read More…