February 11, 2016

Elyria
Flurries
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Girls basketball: Vermilion storms back in 4th quarter to top Lorain, win Lorain County Holiday Classic consolation game

ELYRIA — Gary Bruner won’t soon forget his first victory as a varsity basketball coach. His Vermilion Sailors dug their way out of a nine-point hole in the last three minutes of the Lorain County Holiday Tournament consolation game against Lorain to post an unbelievable 36-35 win Saturday at Elyria Catholic’s Coliseum. “I can’t say Read More…

Girls basketball: EC uses defense to return to Classic final

ELYRIA — It may have been the first game of the year, but Elyria Catholic’s girls haven’t forgotten about playing defense. Twenty-seven Vermilion turnovers lifted the Panthers to an easy 53-26 victory Friday night at Elyria Catholic’s Coliseum. The Panthers advance to meet Keystone tonight for the second year in a row for the championship Read More…

Girls basketball: Keystone opens with Classic win

ELYRIA — Keystone dominated Lorain 55-46 on Friday night to open the annual girls Lorain County Holiday Classic in Elyria Catholic’s Coliseum. The Wildcats got 31 points from Mckenah Peters, who said she really doesn’t care how many points she scores as long as they contribute to a Keystone victory. Her teammate Sammie Stefan added Read More…

Most wonderful time of the year: High school basketball starts today with Lorain County Holiday Tournament

Forget about Halloween or Thanksgiving. For many people, today is their favorite day of the fall as the 2015-16 high school basketball season gets underway. The girls season tips off tonight with a number of a big games, with the highlight being the Lorain County Holiday Tournament. This year’s event will be played at Elyria Read More…

Girls basketball: Brookside names Barhorst coach

Barhorst

Like most of the players he’s coached for the past six years, Brad Barhorst is moving up to the Brookside girls varsity basketball team for the 2015-16 season. Barhorst, the Cardinals’ girls junior varsity coach for the past six seasons, was named the new girls varsity coach at Brookside on Thursday. He takes over for Read More…

Moyer becomes boys basketball coach at Brookside

Thomas Moyer

When Brent Schremp resigned as the boys basketball coach at Brookside after eight seasons, athletic director Dave Kerschbaum didn’t have to look too far for his replacement. Thomas Moyer, who spent three seasons as the Cardinals girls basketball coach, has been selected to replace Schremp, who resigned after being named middle school and high school Read More…

Boys basketball: Lutheran West names Drew Senney next coach

Drew Senney

The name Drew Senney is already synonymous with success at Lutheran West High School. Now the 2005 alumnus is going to have the chance to guide the next generation of Longhorns who hope to leave their mark in the school’s record book. Senney was recently named the school’s boys basketball coach, replacing Alan Januzzi, who Read More…

Boys basketball: Alan Januzzi leaving Lutheran West for Firelands

Alan Januzzi

Firelands new boys basketball coach won’t need much of an introduction in the community, in Lorain County or around the Patriot Athletic Conference. Alan Januzzi, former Lutheran West coach and one-time Firelands assistant, will take over the Falcons, pending final board of education approval Tuesday. Januzzi said the chance to coach in the school district where Read More…

Boys basketball: Brett Bartlett leaving Firelands to coach Big Walnut

Brett Bartlett

HENRIETTA TWP. — Brett Bartlett hit the ground running as a first-time head basketball coach at Firelands. The former Keystone basketball standout led Firelands to the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division championship in his first year and kept the Falcons competitive. But on Friday, Bartlett informed Firelands athletic director Kennie Searight and the board of Read More…

Boys Basketball: John Srnis steps down as Amherst coach

John Srnis

Amherst is in the market for a boys basketball coach. John Srnis recently submitted his resignation to athletic director Casey Wolf and principal Michael May, Wolf confirmed. Srnis noted his son, Adam, was about to graduate from the high school and he was ready to take a break. Srnis did not return messages seeking comment. Read More…