November 28, 2015


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…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle-Telegram high school football week 9

Austin Conrad of Keystone rushes against Wellington in the first half. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

Live Blog Lorain County High School Football Week 9  

High school football: Elyria Catholic sophomore Donovan Warfield finding success as starting receiver and cornerback


When your cousin is a former state champion now playing football in the Big Ten, you might feel like you have big shoes to fill. Elyria Catholic sophomore cornerback-receiver Donovan Warfield takes it all in stride. The 5-foot-10, 151-pound speedster is more worried about carving out his own niche on the football field than measuring Read More…

VIDEO: Alcorn talks Week 9 of high school football


The end of the regular high school football season is almost upon us, and Tim Alcorn of WEOL AM-930 talks with Bruce Bishop, breaking down this week’s matchups and bringing the playoff picture into clearer focus.

Wellington Schools face ultimate bleacher bummer

WELLINGTON — Where fans will sit for the last home game of the high school football season for the Wellington Dukes is up in the air after the stadium bleachers were deemed unsafe by the district’s insurance company. The entrances to the stadium bleachers, old wooden seats that have hosted Dukes fans for decades, have Read More…

High school football: Firelands crushed by Buckeye in disappointing loss

YORK TWP. — For the first time in more than a month, Firelands’ defense had no answers. The Falcons had allowed only 31 points in the last six weeks, including four straight shutouts, but gave up a season high to Buckeye in a 42-7 Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division loss Friday night. Buckeye improved to Read More…

High school football: Keystone dominates rival Wellington in PAC win

Austin Conrad of Keystone rushes against Wellington in the first half. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

LAGRANGE — After playing a game Thursday night against Arizona, Kentucky freshman tight end C.J. Conrad made the trip back home to see his alma mater, Keystone, take on bitter rival Wellington. Austin Conrad made sure his big brother witnessed a show. Conrad, who made an oral commitment to play football at Ohio University, had Read More…

High school football: Elyria Catholic dominates early in win against Normandy

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Elyria Catholic High School junior Jeff Spencer (13) runs the ball past the Normandy High School defense on Friday night, Oct. 16.

ELYRIA — For its road showdown with Rocky River next week to mean anything, Elyria Catholic had to take care of winless Normandy on Friday at Knights of Columbus Field. A healthy dose of Sam Best did the trick. Best rushed for 120 yards and three touchdowns to lift the Panthers to a 40-10 win Read More…

High school football: Solon spoils Elyria’s Homecoming

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Elyria High School senior wide receivers Mikah Price (14) and Kyle Ringer (11) celebrate a touch down catch made by Ringer on Friday night, Oct. 16 during a game against Solon High School.

ELYRIA — Solon needed only eight seconds to effectively take Elyria out of the Greater Cleveland Conference game Friday on Homecoming at Ely Stadium. The Comets scored twice within seconds at the start of the third quarter to put a serious dent in the Pioneers’ chance at a third straight playoff berth. Solon won 28-20 Read More…