November 22, 2014

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Midview meets its match in regional final loss to undefeated Nordonia

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE After a loss to Nordonia High School, the Middies walked off the field sadly as their perfect season just came to an end on Friday night, Nov. 21. Junior offensive lineman Jacob Hack (5) hugs junior safety Noah Pragg (31) after the game final.

  BRUNSWICK — Not much could be said. Not much could be done. Midview’s best football season ended Friday night at the hands of the talented Nordonia Knights, who handed the Middies a 52-14 defeat in the Division II, Region 4, final and stopped their quest for a first trip to the Final Four. Midview Read More…

Middies won’t be down long: Returning talent should keep Midview rolling

  BRUNSWICK — Midview’s trip to the Division II, Region 4, championship game didn’t go as planned Friday night. Nordonia saw to that with a thorough 52-14 defeat. But with a number of sophomores and juniors playing integral roles for the Middies, they look to be in position for sustained success over the next couple Read More…

Shaun Bennett: Midview’s high-powered offense suffers rare off night

Nordonia's Connor Olczakle, left, and Justice Alexander, right, sack quarterback Dustin Crum of Midview. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

  There was a long list of things that went wrong for Midview during its Division II regional championship showdown with Nordonia on Friday night, but sitting at No. 1 was the Middies offense. That seems like a stretch when the team surrendered 52 points and gave up 537 yards of total offense during the Read More…

Lack of hustle proves costly to Cavaliers in loss to Wizards

WASHINGTON — LeBron James lost the battle for an offensive rebound and stewed in frustration while everyone else ran downcourt, leaving his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates to defend 4-on-5 at the other end while the game was still in the balance in the fourth quarter. The Cavaliers went the final nine minutes without scoring a field Read More…

Browns TE Jordan Cameron returns to practice, but ruled out for Sunday’s game in Atlanta

Cleveland Browns tight end Jordan Cameron is helped off the field after an injury against the Oakland Raiders. Cameron is practicing for the first time in four weeks after missing the past three games due to a concussion. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

BEREA — Tight end Jordan Cameron returned to the practice field this morning for the first time in four weeks, but won’t play Sunday in Atlanta. Coach Mike Pettine ruled out Cameron but is hopeful he’ll be able to play Nov. 30 against Buffalo. Cameron will miss his fourth straight game Sunday since sustaining a Read More…

College football: Ohio State defense wants to keep hard-running Indiana QB Tevin Coleman under wraps

COLUMBUS — The defensive players for No. 7 Ohio State are setting a goal which goes far beyond just winning a game. The Buckeyes also want to prove a point. Tevin Coleman, the nation’s No. 2 rusher, is averaging 168 rushing yards per game and an astounding 7.84 yards per carry this season for Indiana Read More…

Live Feed: Regional football final, Midview vs. Nordonia

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In a battle of unbeatens, No. 1 Midview (12-0) plays No. 2 Nordonia (12-0) at 7:30 p.m. Friday Judy Kirsch Field at AutoMart Stadium, 3581 Center Road, Brunswick, in the Division II Regional Final. The winner will advance to the Division II state semifinal on Nov. 28. You can listen to the broadcast of the game on Read More…

Midview’s Logan Bolin putting up big numbers on both sides of the ball

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When the Midview Middies need a big play on offense they often look to junior wide receiver Logan Bolin. When they need an opposing player shut down with a big defensive effort, Bolin’s number is usually called. When they need someone to help out on special teams … you get the idea. “Logan’s a playmaker Read More…

Nordonia, Midview offer each other similar challenges

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If Nordonia wore blue and silver uniforms, it would be easy to confuse the Knights with the Midview Middies. Both teams are 12-0, both teams rely on strong quarterback play, both teams run a spread offense employing three to four wide receivers and both teams have speed all over the field. So when the Knights Read More…

LeBron excited about renewing Cavs-Wizards rivalry

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INDEPENDENCE — Earlier this week, a fairly bored LeBron James was downplaying any rivalry with the San Antonio Spurs. Then his eyes lit up when asked about the Cavaliers’ 2006-08 playoff series against the Washington Wizards, who host Cleveland tonight. “You talk about rivalries, that was a rivalry at that time,” the four-time league MVP Read More…