October 9, 2015


High school football: Keystone, Austin Conrad chew up clock, Black River in Patriot Athletic Conference shutout

KRISTIN BAUER | CHRONICLE                                    
Keystone High School senior running back Austin Conrad (2) powers through the tackle of Black River High School junior Noah Blake (44) on Friday night, Oct. 2.

  LAGRANGE — The Keystone football team played a game of eat the clock and used a heck of a lot of Austin Conrad to beat Black River 20-0 in Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division action Friday. Looking for a signature win this season, the Wildcats all but hammered the Pirates into submission in picking Read More…

High school football: Elyria coach Kevin Fell delivers on promise as Pioneers pound Shaker Heights

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.

ELYRIA — Kevin Fell promised a new-look football team prior to Friday’s game at Ely Stadium. Elyria definitely looked different than the team that came in with two straight losses, delivering a 30-0 win over Shaker Heights for its first Greater Cleveland Conference victory. “I told you this week would be a little different,” said Read More…

High school football: Olmsted Falls knocks off Berea-Midpark

OLMSTED FALLS — On a night where the swirling winds made it almost impossible to put the ball in the air via the pass, Olmsted Falls’ Rickey Castrigano won the game by putting the ball in the air with his foot. The kicker made a game-winning 22-yard field goal with 1:02 remaining in the fourth Read More…

High school football: Logan Bolin keeps Midview rolling against Westlake with three TD passes, two scores of his own

EATON TWP. — Midview senior Logan Bolin, making his first varsity start at quarterback, proved his coach right. After Dustin Crum went down with a shoulder injury last week at Berea-Midpark, Middies coach D.J. Shaw said he wasn’t worried because Bolin, who was Midview’s leading receiver, was “one of the best quarterbacks in the area.” Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle-Telegram high school football, Week 6


Live Blog Lorain County High School Football Week Six  

H.S. Football: Midview WR Logan Bolin shows versatility, flexibility as he fills in for injured QB Dustin Crum


EATON TWP. — Midview receiver Logan Bolin was well on his way to a record-setting season as one of the top wide receivers to ever play high school football in Ohio. A strange thing happened on his way to the record books. In the first quarter of the Middies’ 24-14 victory over Berea-Midpark last Friday, Read More…

H.S. Volleyball: Lake Ridge scrambles to four-set victory over Open Door


ELYRIA TWP. — In a match that featured a lot of improvisation, Lake Ridge got the last laugh to topple host Open Door in four sets, 25-17, 21-15, 25-19, 25-22. Senior Rowena Kobrak led the Royals with 33 digs and added nine kills while Sarah Criss handed out 30 assists and added 15 digs as Read More…

VIDEO: Alcorn, Bennett talk high school football

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Tim Alcorn of WEOL 930-AM and the Chronicle’s own Shaun Bennett talk with Bruce Bishop about last week’s performances and look ahead to this week’s matchups.

High school volleyball: Olmsted Falls sweeps past Amherst again, takes a two-game lead in Southwestern Conference


OLMSTED TWP. — Perfect and rolling. Olmsted Falls, the seventh-ranked team in the state in Division I, remained unbeaten Tuesday with a second three-set sweep of No. 19 Amherst this season to assert its Southwestern Conference supremacy. The Bulldogs rolled past the Comets 25-13, 25-21 and 25-18 to improve to 16-0, 13-0 in the SWC. Read More…

High school volleyball: Clearview finishes Firelands in four


SHEFIELD TWP. — Clearview did all it could to keep Firelands hanging around Tuesday night in Patriot Athletic Conference volleyball play. The Clippers appeared to have things well in hand, leading 18-7 at one point in the fourth game after taking two of the first three sets. “I’m used to it by now,” Clearview coach Read More…