November 26, 2014


Select games will be streamed on

Day Date Game
Friday 8/29Avon at Avon Lake
Friday8/29Lorain at Midview
Friday9/05Lorain at Elyria
Friday9/05South Central at Columbia
Friday9/12Firelands at Vermilion
Friday9/12Twinsburg at Avon
Saturday9/13Elyria Catholic at Beachwood
Thursday9/18Elyria at Valley Forge
Friday9/19Keystone at Clearview
Friday9/19North Ridgeville at Avon Lake
Saturday9/20Vermilion at CCC
Friday9/26Avon at Midview
Friday9/26Clearview at Black River
Friday10/03Westlake at Avon Lake
Friday10/03Brunswick at Elyria
Friday10/10Lakewood at Elyria Catholic
Friday10/10Wellington at Keystone
Friday10/17Lutheran West at Columbia
Friday 10/17Elyria Catholic at Midview
Saturday10/18Elyria at Shaker Heights
Friday10/24Olmsted Falls at Avon
Friday10/24Westlake at Amherst

Solid foundation: Open Door football in good shape thanks in large part to four seniors who have been there from the start

Dan Stintsman, Jacob Lowe, Dennis Robinson and Zach Davis were among 11 Open Door freshmen who decided to give football a try four years ago. It was the first year of the school’s program, and that was the group the administration and coach Ray Lowe hoped would lay the foundation for something great. Four years Read More…

High School Football: Week 10 Updates and Scores

NR's DeMario McCall evades EC's Zac Sudnick. photo by Ray Riedel

It’s the last week of regular season high school football. We’ve got you covered for the area’s Week 10 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 Read More…

High school football: After losing 2 seasons to injuries, Elyria’s Brad Schneider puts hurt on opposing defenses

Elyria senior Brad Schneider missed the last two seasons with injuries, but he’s been a key contributor this year. KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE

Perseverance and determination. It would be difficult to find two words to better describe Elyria High senior receiver Brad Schneider, who pulled in two touchdown passes in the final 1:47 last week to shock Stow 22-21 at Ely Stadium. The same two words work just as well for Elyria this season. The win over the Read More…

High School Football: Stow at Elyria

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE Elyria High School sophomore running back Tyre Stephens (34) outruns a tackle from Stow-Munroe Falls High School senior cornerback Jalen Hooks (31) on Friday night, Oct. 24 at Ely Stadium.

ELYRIA — The “Kardiac Kids” are alive and well and playing at Ely Stadium. Elyria pulled another rabbit out of the hat Friday night in coming from behind to stun Stow 22-21 with two scores in the final 1:47 in unbelievable fashion. Senior Brad Schneider caught both touchdowns from Hunter Parsh — the first covering Read More…

High School Football: Elyria Catholic at North Ridgeville

NR's DeMario McCall evades EC's Zac Sudnick. photo by Ray Riedel

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Demario McCall put together the greatest rushing performance in the history of LorainCounty on Friday night. Unfortunately for North Ridgeville, the record-breaking night helped spark Elyria Catholic to a 57-46 come-from-way-behind victory. “I just told (the players) that we were going to be ultra-aggressive,” Panthers coach Mike Polevacik said. “Part of it Read More…

High School Football: Olmsted Falls at Avon

Avon's Alec Damasiewicz, right, blocks an extra point attempt by Rickey Castrigano of Olmsted Falls in the third quarter. DAVID RICHARD/CHRONICLE

AVON – It sounds simple, of course. But Avon improved to 8-1 Friday night because, as simple as it may sound, the Eagles stayed on the field. Showing now-annual offensive diversity that can keep opponents guessing, the Eagles used a steady dose of Jake Sopko and Zack Torbert in the air and Sonny Cooper on Read More…

High School Football: Firelands at Wellington

Firelands # 6 Jacob Rutkowski looks for an open lane to run for Yardage past Wellingtons #81 Ben Link

WELLINGTON — When a fortuitous bounce on a squib kick went Wellington’s way after taking a seven-point lead midway through the fourth quarter Friday night, it appeared the Dukes were in the driver’s seat for their third win of the year. Firelands had other plans. A huge sack by Tyler Allomong forced a punt, which Read More…

High School Football: Midview at Lakewood

LAKEWOOD — The West Shore Conference championship trophy has a new home. The hardware will reside in the trophy case at MidviewHigh School after the Middies completed their run through the WSC on Friday night with a dominating 37-7 win at Lakewood. As the Midview band serenaded the team after the game with a rendition Read More…

High School Football: Week 9 Updates and Scores


We’re nearing the end of high school football, but there are still some important games being played. We’ve got you covered for the area’s Week 9 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 Read More…

High school football: North Olmsted’s Ammons, Starcovic combine for stellar passing attack

North Olmsted junior quarterback Christian Ammons, left, and senior wide receiver Matt Starcovic have put up impressive numbers working together since competing for the same job during the preseason. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

North Olmsted coach Tim Brediger knew he had a decision to make. Three-year starting quarterback Brad Novak graduated and the Eagles had a hole to fill at the most important offensive position. So he let senior Matt Starcovic — a starting wide receiver who served as Novak’s backup last season — and junior Christian Ammons Read More…