February 12, 2016


High school football: Disappointing end to season for Lorain in loss to Cleveland Heights

Lorain's Carlos Chavos works his way into the endzone for a touchdown against Cleveland Heights on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Lorain lost to Cleveland Heights, 22-16. Brian J. Smith/Chronicle

LORAIN — A Lake Erie League championship and a probable spot in the Division I, Region 1 playoffs were within reach Friday for Lorain when it took the field against Cleveland Heights. At the end of the night, the Titans were left with just the haunting thoughts of what could have been. Junior running back Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle-Telegram high school football Week 10

Midview's Alec Forrer stretches out to gain a few more yards as Avon Lake's Dante Ettore and Carson Toy make the tackle in the first quarter Friday night at Avon Lake Memorial Stadium.

Live Blog Lorain County High School Football Week 10  

High school football: Dudley Taw’s versatility, talent and leadership have helped give Brookside a chance to dream

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Brookside High School senior running back Dudley Taw catches a pass while practicing with his team on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 28.

It’s been a long time since Brookside entered Week 10 with something meaningful at stake. Senior Dudley Taw, who has played quarterback, running back, wide receiver, free safety and punter for the Cardinals this year, remembers going winless as a freshman on varsity. All that does is make him appreciate the fact his team is Read More…

VIDEO: Alcorn talks Week 10 of the high school football regular season


Tim Alcorn of AM-930 WEOL breaks down the final weekend of the regular season and looming playoff matchups with Bruce Bishop.

Car dealer provides seating for Wellington High football finale

WELLINGTON — Brothers Chevrolet wants to get people on the road, but not the Wellington Dukes. For the last home high school football game Friday, the local car dealership is maintaining the team’s home-field advantage by paying for temporary bleachers for the final game. The last game, which is Senior Night for all sports, was Read More…

High school football: Columbia dominates Fairview to stay undefeated

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Columbia High School senior Jacob Viccarone (14) runs the ball towards the end zone as Fairview High School senior defensive end Tommy Palisin (82) trails behind on Friday night, Oct. 23.

FAIRVIEW— Before the season began, the Columbia Raiders outlined a goal that stood above any others. “Our whole team got together and discussed, without the coaches, that we really wanted to go 10-0,” senior wide receiver Jesse Lambert said. “We really thought we could.” After dominating the Fairview Warriors in a 49-7 rout Friday night, Read More…

High school football: Elyria Catholic’s playoff chances end with loss to Rocky River

Elyria Catholic wide receiver Cole Virgin, right, scores a touchdown while defended by Rocky River's Evan Nugent in the second quarter. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

ROCKY RIVER — A roller coaster with one hill doesn’t seem very exciting, especially when you come to a stop and realize you’ve reached the end of the ride. Such was the case for Elyria Catholic on Friday night. It had an exciting two-minute offensive burst late in the first half but couldn’t get anything Read More…

High school football: Avon almost perfect in blowout of Berea-Midpark

BEREA — Avon coach Mike Elder said his players try to hold themselves to an impossible standard — perfection. The Eagles came about as close to that standard as humanly possible Friday in a 63-15 dismantling of Southwestern Conference foe Berea-Midpark at George Finnie Stadium. Avon (8-1, 7-1) senior quarterback and University of Cincinnati recruit Read More…

High school football: Midview overcomes mistakes, Avon Lake

Midview's Alec Forrer stretches out to gain a few more yards as Avon Lake's Dante Ettore and Carson Toy make the tackle in the first quarter Friday night at Avon Lake Memorial Stadium.

AVON LAKE — Midview hasn’t offered its opponents much in the way of hope this year, winning by an average of 28 points entering Friday night’s game against Avon Lake. The Middies gave the Shoremen an opening — but when the hosts failed to capitalized, Midview closed the window quickly. Dustin Crum and Logan Bolin Read More…

High school football: Elyria defeats Strongsville in OT on Josh Lewis’ field goal

STRONGSVILLE — Coach Kevin Fell wanted someone, anyone, to step up and win a game for Elyria. He couldn’t have guessed it would be a soccer player. Five-foot-7, 140-pound Josh Lewis fulfilled Fell’s wishes Friday with a clutch 31-yard field goal in overtime to nail down a 24-21 win over Strongsville in Greater Cleveland Conference Read More…