September 23, 2014

Hazy sunshine


High school football: Cleveland Central Catholic shuts out VermilionHigh School Football: Bay at Elyria CatholicHigh School Football: North Ridgeville at Avon LakeHigh School Football: Keystone at Clearview

Select games will be streamed on

Day Date Game
Friday 8/29 Avon at Avon Lake
Friday 8/29 Lorain at Midview
Friday 9/05 Lorain at Elyria
Friday 9/05 South Central at Columbia
Friday 9/12 Firelands at Vermilion
Friday 9/12 Twinsburg at Avon
Saturday 9/13 Elyria Catholic at Beachwood
Thursday 9/18 Elyria at Valley Forge
Friday 9/19 Keystone at Clearview
Friday 9/19 North Ridgeville at Avon Lake
Saturday 9/20 Vermilion at CCC
Friday 9/26 Avon at Midview
Friday 9/26 Clearview at Black River
Friday 10/03 Westlake at Avon Lake
Friday 10/03 Brunswick at Elyria
Friday 10/10 Lakewood at Elyria Catholic
Friday 10/10 Wellington at Keystone
Friday 10/17 Lutheran West at Columbia
Friday 10/17 Elyria Catholic at Midview
Saturday 10/18 Elyria at Shaker Heights
Friday 10/24 Olmsted Falls at Avon
Friday 10/24 Westlake at Amherst
Friday 10/31 TBA
Friday 10/31 TBA

High school football: Cleveland Central Catholic shuts out Vermilion

Vermilion’s Brandon Cole is sent flying after a hit by CCC’s Willie Warren. Vermilion’s Jakob Yost (15) is on the left. RAY RIEDEL/CHRONICLE

Paul Williams The Chronicle-Telegram CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Central Catholic Ironmen came into Saturday afternoon’s game against Vermilion fresh off their first win of the year and wearing brand new uniforms. They were obviously feeling good, which turned out to be bad for the Sailors. Finals score: CCC 30, Vermilion 0. “Today was a good Read More…

High School Football: Bay at Elyria Catholic

Justin Rankin breaks free for some yardage to set up the second touchdown for EC in the first half against Bay. photo by Ray Riedel

ELYRIA — The 3 yards that did not show up in Justin Rankin’s final rushing total were the ones that mattered the most. Rankin bulled in for a successful 2-point conversion with 13 seconds left to lift Elyria Catholic to a 43-42 victory over state-ranked Bay at Knights of Columbus Field. Rankin finished with 163 Read More…

High School Football: North Ridgeville at Avon Lake

North Ridgeville running back DeMario McCall runs the ball up the field for yards slipping away from Avon Lake's Donnie Pate in the first half Friday night at Avon Lake Memorial Stadium.

AVON LAKE — With Ohio State running backs coach Stan Drayton watching from the sideline, North Ridgeville junior Demario McCall was looking to impress. The Rangers superstar put together a jaw-dropping first-quarter performance, made another last-minute clutch play and North Ridgeville escaped with a 21-14 non-conference victory over AvonLake on Friday night. “He’s got the Read More…

High School Football: Keystone at Clearview

Keystone High School senior runningback Tyler Polen (34) fends off a tackle from Clearview High School senior defense back Tyler Reed (1) on Friday night, Sept. 19.

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Keystone was determined to bounce back after getting shut out by Galion. Mission accomplished. The Wildcats scored eight touchdowns and ran over Clearview 54-12 in Patriot Athletic Conference crossover action at Tom Hoch Field on Friday night. Senior running back Tyler Polen led the way, rushing for 201 yards on 22 carries, Read More…

High School Football: Firelands at Columbia

Firelands quarterback Bradley Thrasher, left, runs for a first down past Milo Drumm of Columbia in the fourth quarter. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

COLUMBIA TWP. — Columbia wanted to do more than just win a game Friday night. The Raiders wanted to send a message to the rest of the Patriot Athletic Conference that they are still the team to beat in the Stripes Division. They were successful on all counts. The Raiders were led by the running Read More…

High School Football: Rocky River at Midview

EATON TWP. — The numbers were simply staggering and better suited for a video game. Midview and Rocky River combined for 1,116 yards of offense and 133 points Friday night on the turf at Ross Field. In what turned into a game of can-you-top-this, it was the Middies that reached 80 points first, holding off Read More…

Avon Eagles kick off pledge drive

Avon kicker Eric Sumislawski practices Thursday. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

AVON — The varsity football team wants to help kick pediatric cancer to the curb. The Eagles are pairing up with Kick-It, a nonprofit that raises money for pediatric cancer research. The Kick-It website states the organization was founded in 2009 by 10-year-old cancer patient Quinn Clarke, of Chagrin Falls, who battled cancer twice after Read More…

High school football: Hunter Parsh sets school record for TD passes as Elyria rolls over Valley Forge

Mikah Price catches the ball to run in for a touchdown against Valley Forge.

PARMA — Hunter will now be the hunted. In the future, Elyria High quarterbacks will be shooting for the career touchdown pass record established by Pioneers senior Hunter Parsh, who threw five touchdown passes before halftime Thursday in a 47-7 romp over Valley Forge at Byers Field in Parma. Parsh’s 45-yard scoring strike to Brendon Read More…

High School Football: Week 4 Updates and Scores

Week 4 of high school football starts a day early, and we’ve got you covered for the area’s scores. Follow our live feed below for updates and commentary on games. Are we missing a game? Let us know by adding your own score updates into the chat. All games start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise Read More…

Midview’s Crum filling QB hole left by Callaway

Midview sophomore quarterback Dustin Crum has thrown for 722 yards and nine TDs in leading the Middies to a 3-0 start this season. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

First-year Midview coach D.J. Shaw knew he inherited some talent, but there was one key position that needed to be filled … and he wanted to be sure he made the right choice. Sophomore Dustin Crum, who had been the quarterback on the freshman team and for the final two games for the junior varsity Read More…