August 29, 2015

Elyria
Intermittent clouds
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Cleveland Women’s Golf Association: Jillian Hollis makes Sharon, her mom and opponent, proud with runaway win

ELYRIA — Some students head off to college with a scrapbook of family photos, a tin of their favorite cookies and maybe, if they’re lucky, their parents’ credit card to remind them of home. Jillian Hollis will head to the University of Georgia with something else: the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association district title and memories Read More…

Boys golf: Westlake wins season-opening tourney by a stroke

NORTH OLMSTED — Thursday’s North Olmsted Invitational had something area high school golf fans should get accustomed to seeing this season: a battle between Westlake and North Olmsted that went right down to the wire. This time it was the Demons who came out on top, edging the Eagles 305-306 at Springvale Golf Course. Despite Read More…

Golf: Avon Lake’s Wilson has solid showing at CWGA district tournament

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ELYRIA — Avon Lake’s Maribeth Wilson came into her Cleveland Women’s Golf Association quarterfinal match Wednesday against top-seeded Jillian Hollis with hopes of just putting up a good fight. Wilson wasn’t thinking about knocking off Hollis, who shot a 4-under 68 in Monday’s qualification round. Her goal was to see the 13th green. The Avon Oaks Read More…

Cleveland Women’s Golf Association District Championship: Late grandfather Paul Minnich an inspiration to Jillian Hollis

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ELYRIA — Jillian Hollis doesn’t need much help getting around a golf course, as she proved Tuesday with a 9 and 8 win over Darcy Nelson in the round of 16 at the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association district championships. This week, however, Hollis might have some guidance from above while playing on the Elyria Country Read More…

Take that, mom: Hollises finish 1-2 in Cleveland Women’s Golf Association qualifying, but Jillian steals show with 68

ELYRIA — A trio of local golfers advanced to the Championship Flight’s round of 16 in qualifying for the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association district championships Monday at Elyria County Club. And while Avon Lake’s Maribeth Wilson, who shot a 90, and Olmsted Falls’ Dacy Nelson and ECC member and Amherst resident Luba Kapalko, who had Read More…

Boys golf: Westlake stays hot, claims Elyria Invite for 3rd win

ELYRIA — Westlake was in a perfect position for a letdown Wednesday at the Elyria Pioneer Invitational but the Demons were determined not to let that happen. Westlake senior Patrick Steffen and junior Jules Blakely led the field with 1-over 71s as the Demons finished with a team score of 292 to win the 16-team Read More…

Ohio Girls Golf Foundation Shootout: Anna Schatschneider leads Avon to team title with tournament-record 4-under 68

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AVON — Anna Schatschneider showed Monday that she’s ready for the upcoming high school golf season. Schatschneider, a senior at Avon High School, shot a tournament-record 4-under 68 to win the Ohio Girls Golf Foundation High School Shootout at Avon Oaks Country Club. She became the first player in the 13-year history of the event Read More…

Hot Stove state tournament: Midview Maniacs go 25-0, win Class H title; North Ridgeville Rays rally for Class E crown

ALLIANCE — The Midview Maniacs completed their perfect season in grand fashion Sunday. The Maniacs hit three home runs — two by second baseman Mason Tackett — and Ryan Runser pitched the final three innings in relief to pick up the win and the MVP award as Midview defeated the Ravenna Warriors 17-4 to win Read More…

OGSO: Three Lorain County teams take state titles

ROOTSTOWN — The finals of the Ohio Girls Softball Organization tournament featured more intrigue off the field than on it and ended with Lorain County bringing home the most state championship trophies since 2008. All three Lorain County teams that took the field Saturday won titles. In Class D, South Amherst defeated Spencer Triple G Read More…

Hot Stove Baseball: Youngsters leading way to state

If the state semifinal brackets of the Ohio Hot Stove Baseball League tournament are any indication, the future of baseball is bright in Lorain County. Twelve local teams, including four in classes I, H and HH, which comprise the youngest players in the tournament, will take the field today at Butler-Rodman Park in Alliance with Read More…