June 29, 2016

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High school football: Firelands gets past Keystone, secures spot in playoffs

HENRIETTA TWP. — Firelands was in win-and-wait mode in its Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division finale Friday against Keystone with a playoff appearance on the line. Things did not look good for the Falcons after giving up 25 points to the Wildcats in the second quarter and trailing by three at the half. But a Read More…

High school football: ‘Angry’ Avon rolls over Olmsted Falls

OLMSTED TWP. — Avon played angry last week in its impressive 48-point win over preseason Southwestern Conference front-runner Berea-Midpark. The Eagles, though, started slowly on Friday night — until they got angry again. A peculiar sequence on the Eagles’ second possession — on which Avon was penalized five times inside its 30 — served as Read More…

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

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

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

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

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

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…