February 13, 2016

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Select games will be streamed on WEOL.com

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Day Date Game
Friday 10/2 Black River at Keystone AM930/ Stream 1
Friday 10/2 Amherst at Avon Lake Stream 2
Saturday 10/3 Elyria Catholic at Holy Name AM930/ Stream 1
Friday 10/9 North Ridgeville at Avon AM930/ Stream 1
Friday 10/9 Clearview at Columbia Stream 2
Friday 10/16 Solon at Elyria AM930/ Stream 1
Friday 10/16 Amherst at Avon Stream 2
Friday 10/23 TBD AM930/ Stream 1
Friday 10/30 TBD AM930/ Stream 1


High school football playoffs: North Ridgeville scoreless in Perrysburg

North Ridgeville's Alex Carpenter, right, sacks quarterback Trevor Hefner of Perrysburg in the second quarter. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

PERRYSBURG — North Ridgeville, for most of the first half Friday night, stood toe-to-toe with the No. 1-ranked Division II team in the state in Perrysburg, holding the Yellow Jackets, who averaged 40.6 points per game during the regular season, scoreless for nearly 20 minutes. Then, disaster struck, and Perrysburg was right there to pounce, Read More…

High school football playoffs: Logan Bolin helps Midview move on to the next round of the playoffs

EATON TWP. — Midview’s Logan Bolin knows he may be called upon in multiple ways to help his team win a football game. Such was the case Friday night in a Division II regional quarterfinal against Olmsted Falls, when Bolin scored three touchdowns — one on a run as the Middies’ quarterback, one on a Read More…

High school football playoffs: Explosive Avon hits Highland hard early; wins first round

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Avon High School senior Andrew Roesch (66) runs through the tunnel before the start of the Eagles' game against Highland on Friday night, Nov. 6.

AVON — With a Division I recruit at quarterback and a three-year starter at tailback, Avon is known for its explosive offense. In their 49-20 victory over Highland in the first round of the Division II Region Four OHSAA playoffs at Joe Firment Stadium on Friday night, the Eagles showed they can play some defense Read More…

High school football playoffs, Week 1

Logan Bolin, right, of Midview intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for North Ridgeville's Jordan Montgomery in the fourth quarter. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

Live Blog High School Football playoffs Week 1  

VIDEO: WEOL’s Alcorn talks Week 1 of the high school football playoffs

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Tim Alcorn of WEOL AM-930 talks with Bruce Bishop about the first week of the high school football playoffs.

High school football continues locally as seven teams make playoffs

Seven teams, six games and an unlimited amount of optimism. The area put together an impressive high school football regular season and now will be looking for one of its seven teams that made the postseason to make a strong run, hopefully, to the state tournament. The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the final Read More…

High school football: Chris Atkinson carries Elyria past Mentor and into playoffs for third straight season

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Elyria High School junior linebacker Jaleen Glover carries the ball and dives for the end zone and is stopped by Mentor High School senior free safety Kenny Cook (29), falling short of a touch down on Friday night, Oct. 30.

ELYRIA — Chris Atkinson’s eyes lit up when he saw the hole. The 6-foot-2, 195-pound tailback didn’t hesitate as he barreled into Ely Stadium’s south end zone on third down-and-a-foot with 11 seconds left Friday night to lift Elyria to a 27-24 win over Mentor. It clinched the Pioneers’ third straight playoff appearance. They will Read More…

High school football: Logan Bolin’s record-setting night leads Midview past North Ridgeville and to perfect regular season

Logan Bolin, right, of Midview intercepts a pass in the end zone intended for North Ridgeville's Jordan Montgomery in the fourth quarter. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

EATON TWP. — North Ridgeville was determined to control its destiny and beat Midview to ensure its playoff spot. The Rangers, however, couldn’t control Logan Bolin. The slippery wide receiver routinely got open, to the tune of 19 catches for 302 yards — both Lorain County records — and three touchdowns in the Middies’ 35-28 Read More…

High school football: Firelands gets past Keystone, secures spot in playoffs

HENRIETTA TWP. — Firelands was in win-and-wait mode in its Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division finale Friday against Keystone with a playoff appearance on the line. Things did not look good for the Falcons after giving up 25 points to the Wildcats in the second quarter and trailing by three at the half. But a Read More…

High school football: ‘Angry’ Avon rolls over Olmsted Falls

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Avon High School senior wide receiver Jason Santora (11) celebrates a touchdown he scored with teammate senior wide receiver Jake Frombach (10) on Friday night, Oct. 30.

OLMSTED TWP. — Avon played angry last week in its impressive 48-point win over preseason Southwestern Conference front-runner Berea-Midpark. The Eagles, though, started slowly on Friday night — until they got angry again. A peculiar sequence on the Eagles’ second possession — on which Avon was penalized five times inside its 30 — served as Read More…