July 31, 2014

Date Game
Week 8
10/18 Keystone at Brookside 7:00 PM  
10/18 Midview at Elyria Catholic 7:00 PM  
10/18 North Ridgeville at Bay 7:00 PM  
10/18 Oberlin at Clearview 7:00 PM  
10/18 Vermilion at Norwalk 7:00 PM  
10/18 Lorain High at Euclid 7:00 PM  
10/18 Amherst at North Olmsted 7:00 PM  
10/18 Avon Lake at Olmsted Falls 7:00 PM  
10/18 Columbia at Lutheran West 7:00 PM  
10/18 Black River at Firelands 7:00 PM  
10/18 Buckeye at Wellington 7:00 PM  
10/18 Rocky River at Avon 7:00 PM  
10/18 Shaker Heights at Elyria 7:00 PM  
10/19 Open Door at Lutheran East 2:00 PM  
Week 9
10/25 North Ridgeville at Elyria Catholic 7:00 PM  
10/25 North Ridgeville at Elyria Catholic 7:00 PM  
10/25 Wellington at Firelands 7:00 PM  
10/25 Amherst at Westlake 7:00 PM  
10/25 Avon at Olmsted Falls 7:00 PM  
10/25 Brookside at Black River 7:00 PM  
10/25 Columbia at Brooklyn 7:00 PM  
10/25 Elyria at Stow-Munroe Falls 7:00 PM  
10/25 Buckeye at Keystone 7:00 PM  
10/25 Cleveland Heights at Lorain High 7:00 PM  
10/25 Fairview at Oberlin 7:00 PM  
10/25 Lakewood at Midview 7:00 PM  
10/25 Lutheran West at Clearview 7:00 PM  
10/25 North Olmsted at Avon Lake 7:00 PM  
10/25 Vermilion at Spencerville 7:30 PM  
Week 10
11/01 Firelands at Buckeye 7:00 PM  
11/01 North Ridgeville at Lakewood 7:00 PM  
11/01 Oberlin at Brooklyn 7:00 PM  
11/01 Vermilion at Lucas 7:00 PM  
11/01 Lorain High at Warren G Harding 7:00 PM  
11/01 Avon at Bay 7:00 PM  
11/01 Avon Lake at Amherst 7:00 PM  
11/01 Brookside at Wellington 7:00 PM  
11/01 Clearview at Columbia 7:00 PM  
11/01 Berea-Midpark at Midview 7:00 PM  
11/01 Black River at Keystone 7:00 PM  
11/01 Medina at Elyria 7:00 PM  
11/01 Rocky River at Elyria Catholic 7:00 PM  
11/01 Open Door at Worthing. Christian 7:30 PM  

H.S. Football: North Ridgeville tabs Luke Durbin as coach

North Ridgeville has found its replacement for longtime coach Jeff Riesen. North Ridgeville announced the hiring of Luke Durbin as football coach in a Twitter post late Wednesday night. North Ridgeville is proud to announce the hiring of Luke Durbin as the next Head Varsity Football Coach, pending board approval. — Ranger Athletics (@nrhssports) January Read More…

Lorain High picks McFarland to turn football program around

Dave McFarland.jpg

Lorain High is ready for its football coach to turn the Titans program into the Division I powerhouse many Lorain County fans expected it to be when Admiral King and Southview consolidated four years ago. The Titans believe Dave McFarland can get the job done. Lorain City Schools will recommend McFarland’s hire at the first Read More…

High school football: Amherst chooses change, lets head coach Chad DiFranco go following three struggling seasons

Chad DiFranco

After three consecutive losing seasons, Chad DiFranco is out as football coach at Amherst High School. DiFranco, whose Comets won just one game last year, told The Chronicle-Telegram on Friday that he was notified Tuesday by athletic director Casey Wolf and principal Mike May that he would not be retained for the 2014 season. Amherst, Read More…

High school football: Wellington coach Matt Stoll out after 24 seasons; calls it a joint decision following postseason evaluation

Matt Stoll

WELLINGTON — One of the toughest offseasons in recent memory for local football coaches continued Wednesday when Wellington’s Matt Stoll tendered his letter of resignation and informed his former players he will not be returning for the 2014 season. The 54-year-old Stoll said he had previously hoped to coach at least one more season but Read More…

H.S. Football: Lorain release head coach, search for replacement

The “Help Wanted” sign is back up for Lorain High football. After a three-win season under head coach Tony Shoulders, Lorain athletic director Bryan Koury wants the Titans program to go in another direction. He posted the job opening for the head football coach position after releasing the longtime coach Wednesday. “They were looking for Read More…

H.S. Football: Oberlin, Open Door athletes receive All-Ohio honors for Division VI, VII

Kiylan Bugg

Three area athletes were given All-Ohio recognition Wednesday night when the Associated Press released its lists for Divisions VI and VII. Oberlin senior running back Kiylan Bugg was named to the second team in Division VI. He had 194 carries for 1,524 yards (7.9 yards per carry) and 17 touchdowns this season. He also caught Read More…

Banyasz leads six area athletes onto All-Ohio first teams for Divisions III, IV and V

Roger Engle

For two years Jay Banyasz led the Columbia Raiders on the field. On Tuesday, he led a contingent of six area players who earned first-team honors when the Associated Press announced its All-Ohio teams for Divisions III, IV and V. The Raiders senior quarterback was joined by his favorite target, Columbia senior wide receiver Tyler Read More…

High school football: All-Ohio lists for Divisions IV and V

COLUMBUS — The 2013 Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio high school football team, based on the recommendations of a state media panel: DIVISION IV First Team OFFENSE: Ends – Ty Griffith, Newark Licking Valley, 6-2, 175, sr.; Justin Sawmiller, Kenton, 6-1, 185, sr.; Lance Billings, Lorain Clearview, 5-11, 160, soph.; Matt Iammarino, Chagrin Falls, 5-8, 150, Read More…

High school football: Elyria linebacker Connor Kamczyc makes first-team All-Ohio for the second straight season

Conner Kamczyc

It takes a special kind of football player to grab a spot on the All-Ohio first team in back-to-back seasons, but if there’s a high school athlete who knows a thing or two about grabbing hold of things it’s Elyria senior Connor Kamczyc. Kamczyc, a 6-foot, 215-pound linebacker, landed on the Division I All-Ohio first Read More…

High school football: All-Ohio lists for Divisions I and II

COLUMBUS — The 2013 Associated Press Division I All-Ohio high school football team, based on the recommendations of a state media panel: DIVISION I First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Torrodd Carter, Westerville South, 6-2, 180, sr.; Brandon Fritts, Mentor, 6-4, 220, jr.; Colton Whited, Hudson, 6-2, 175, jr. Linemen_Chuck Zaborsky, Austintown Fitch, 6-1, 251, sr.; Jimmy Byrne, Read More…