October 10, 2015

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Boys cross country: Open Door building for success

Open Door Christian School has had a solid cross country program over the years, but many times the Patriots have been just a runner or two shy of putting it all together. Open Door’s boys have advanced to the Division III regional meet only twice in the program’s history — in 1992 and 2008. It’s Read More…

High school football: Bay’s Best better than Elyria Catholic


ELYRIA — All game, in virtually every situation, Nick Best was better than Elyria Catholic. Best ran over, around and through the Panthers defense, scoring five touchdowns in the Bay Rockets’ 37-27 Great Lakes Conference victory at Knights of Columbus Field. Elyria Catholic senior defensive tackle Mickey O’Neil, who had a game-high 17 tackles, summed Read More…

High school football: Lorain wins throwback matchup against Sandusky


LORAIN — After four straight games on the road, Friday night was a homecoming in more ways than one for Lorain. And it was the defense that ensured the Titans’ return to George Daniel Field ended in a victory. A goal-line stand with nine seconds left in the first half kept momentum in Lorain’s favor, Read More…

High school football: Avon wins in trenches to beat North Ridgeville


AVON — Teams that win the battle on the line of scrimmage usually wind up winning the battle on the scoreboard. Friday night was no exception, as the Avon Eagles had their way on both sides of the ball in a 48-14 Southwestern Conference win against North Ridgeville. On offense, the line opened holes for Read More…

High school football: Brookside holds on to beat Keystone


SHEFFIELD VILLAGE — Brookside’s defense would not let Austin Conrad pass. It took almost the whole unit to keep the 6-foot-3, 230 pound running back out of the end zone on a two-point conversion try, but it crashed the left side of the line when it saw Conrad take the handoff and at least four Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle-Telegram high school football Week 7

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Elyria High School sophomore quarterback Dontae Beckett (10) hands the ball off to junior running back Chris Atkinson (26) during a game against Shaker Heights on Friday night, Oct. 2.

Live Blog Lorain County High School Football Week 7  

Girls soccer: Avon Lake blanks Midview, clinches SWC title

EATON TWP. — In less than seven minutes, Avon Lake midfielder Brianna Carlin tripled her season’s goal output Wednesday night. It couldn’t have come at a better time. Her two first-half scores ignited the Shoregals’ 3-0 win over Midview, which wrapped up the Southwestern Conference championship. Avon Lake (12-1-2, 7-0-1) leads the Middies (9-2-1, 5-2-1) Read More…

Boys soccer: Olmsted Falls shuts out North Olmsted

OLMSTED TWP. — It’s been a grind in the Southwestern Conference this season, and it’s not going to get any easier. Olmsted Falls beat North Olmsted 2-0 Wednesday night to improve to 5-1-2 in the SWC — good enough for third in the league behind Berea-Midpark and Westlake. The Eagles fell to 3-4-1 in the Read More…

Girls golf: Avon Eagles rule roost as Anna Schatschneider fires 73 to take first at sectional, lead team to championship

AVON LAKE — Avon had one of its best days on one of the biggest days of the season Tuesday at the Division I sectional girls golf tournament. Anna Schatschneider, a senior, shot a 1-over-par 73 on the Legacy Course at Sweetbriar to take individual honors and lead the Eagles to the sectional championship with Read More…