July 23, 2014

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Boys basketball: Amherst takes advantage of cold Midview to advance to final

 EATON TWP. — It was a tight game that could have gone either way until the fourth quarter when Midview suddenly went ice cold from the field in losing to Amherst 54-50 in the opening round of the ninth annual Bob DiFranco Memorial Holiday Tournament at Ed Kubuski Gym on Monday night. Amherst (3-2) will Read More…

Boys basketball: Duke’s scoring drought aids Keystone victory

 LAGRANGE — Wellington has had trouble putting the ball in the basket this season, which in turn makes it tough to win games. The Duke’s offensive inefficiency was on display again Tuesday night at Keystone, which handed Wellington a 49-35 defeat in Patriot Athletic Conference action. The Dukes (2-3 overall, 1-1 PAC) have not scored Read More…

Boys basketball: Southview holds on despite several Elyria Catholic comebacks

ELYRIA — Elyria Catholic staged two rallies from big deficits but the last one came too late as Southview held on for a 66-57 win in a non-conference boys basketball game Tuesday at the Coliseum before a sparse crowd on a snowy night. And the Panthers came back for the most part with 6-foot-6 junior Read More…

Girls basketball: Two quarters enough for Elyria Catholic to strike it rich against Midview

EATON TWP. — If Midview could have just figured out the first and third quarters it might have had a chance in its girls basketball season opener Saturday night under new coach Mike Pearl. Instead, Elyria Catholic, also under a new coach in Eric Rothgery, dominated those two periods and went on to post a Read More…

In elite company: Elyria High’s Medvetz reaches her goal, gets named Miss Volleyball 2008

LORAIN — Amanda Medvetz carried on an Elyria tradition when she was named Miss Volleyball 2008 on Wednesday night at Southview High School. The award, sponsored by Burger King, goes to the best senior volleyball player in Lorain County as chosen by a special committee. Medvetz is the 12th Elyria High winner in the 24 Read More…

Boys Division II regional soccer: Rockets return to regional finals

ROCKY RIVER — Bay is going after its 10th regional soccer title Saturday at 3 p.m. against Lima Shawnee in Lexington after a hard-fought 2-1 Division II semifinal victory over Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary on a bitterly cold, snowy and windy Tuesday night at Rocky River High School. With temperatures in the low 40s and Read More…

Brookside’s big season comes to an end with loss to Padua in district volleyball final

LAGRANGE — Brookside’s dream season came to an end Wednesday night. The Cardinals fought to the finish but lost in four games to top-seeded Parma Padua in the championship match of the Division II district tournament at Keystone High School. The Bruins (22-3) advanced with 25-15, 25-16, 22-25 and 25-18 scores. Padua advances to the Read More…

Elyria Catholic volleyball team rolls over Laurel School in sectional opener

ELYRIA — Elyria Catholic got off to an impressive start in the Division III volleyball sectional tournament at Elyria High on Tuesday with a three-game sweep of Shaker Heights Laurel School. The Panthers used several nice runs and the powerful slams of junior Zoe Zwegat to dominate the match. The scores of 25-20, 25-14 and Read More…

High school volleyball: Buckeye downs Keystone in five games; Elyria wraps up division title

LAGRANGE — Buckeye really had to work to earn at least a share of the first volleyball championship in school history with a hard-fought five-game victory at Keystone on Tuesday. The Bucks (17-3, 11-1 in the Patriot Athletic Conference) can do no worse than share the title even if they lose to visiting Brookside on Read More…

Prep golf: Four shoot in 70s as Elyria Catholic romps to Lorain County Athletic Administrators Association tournament title

AVON — Elyria Catholic’s golf team saved the best for last. Playing in the final area-wide golf tournament of the season, the Panthers shot a scorching 295 Saturday — with all four players in the 70s — to easily capture the 28th annual Lorain County Athletic Administrators Tournament at Bob-O-Link on a cold but dry Read More…