June 26, 2016

Elyria
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High school basketball: Lorain celebrates Southview with instant classic win to clinch Lake Erie League title

LORAIN — On a night when Lorain High celebrated Southview High School, the final regular-season game at what was the home of the Saints was a classic. The Titans (18-3) rallied from a three-point deficit in the final :22.5 of regulation to send the game to overtime, then came from behind in the extra session Read More…

Sectional Girls Basketball: Amherst cleans up on boards, wipes out Olmsted Falls

AMHERST — Olmsted Falls spent the week before its Division I sectional game at Amherst working on rebounding. The Bulldogs still couldn’t manage to keep Amherst off the glass, as the Comets dominated the rebounding battle and overcame a four-point deficit in the second half for a 58-45 victory. Junior Jayla Hall led all players Read More…

High school basketball: Defense seals win for Elyria Catholic over Rocky River

ELYRIA — It was like Novocain — kind of dull and not a lot feeling, but exactly what Elyria Catholic needed. On a night when neither team shot the ball well, especially from the perimeter, Elyria Catholic’s fourth-quarter defense was the difference in the Panthers’ 55-40 Great Lakes Conference win over Rocky River at the Read More…

High school boys bowling: Elyria downs Amherst with one pin to spare, captures North Shore Bowling Conference title

VERMILION — After 15 matches, four games and nine frames, the North Shore Bowling Conference championship was still undecided. And it was all on Elyria junior Nathan Hensley’s shoulders. Hensley came through with a clutch spare, toppling the 5-pin with the last ball of the last frame to give the Pioneers the title by one Read More…

High school basketball: Elyria Catholic’s comeback a point short against Cleveland Central Catholic

ELYRIA — Elyria Catholic boys basketball coach Phil Kuchta is an idiot. Just ask him, he’ll tell you. Proudly. Following his Panthers’ last-second 85-84 loss to Cleveland Central Catholic, Kuchta talked about those that questioned the wisdom of Elyria Catholic scheduling a home non-conference game against Ohio Mr. Basketball candidate Tervell Beck and the tough Read More…

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

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

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

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

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…