November 21, 2014


Brett Zupancic helps Midview keep its foes on their toes


A little moderation makes most things better. And while Midview has received a reputation as a passing team, the numbers tell a different story. The Middies have racked up 5,223 yards of offense in 11 games, but only 56.6 percent of them have come through the air. And while the passing attack certainly deserves all Read More…

Gerett Choat provides a boost for Avon in multiple ways


Life has a funny way of working itself out sometimes. Gerett Choat can attest. Choat, Avon’s junior running back/slot receiver/cornerback — depending upon the game — suffered a shoulder injury in Week 5, putting a quick halt to a second consecutive impressive season as the Eagles’ lead tailback. What’s worse, the Eagles lost that Week Read More…

Lee, Guidish repeat as top players on All-Lorain County volleyball teams


A pair of repeat winners highlighted the 2014 All-Lorain County volleyball teams as Elyria Catholic’s Jessie Lee and Lake Ridge Academy’s Hannah Guidish earned player of the year honors. Lee won the award as a freshman hitter last season. She added setting to her repertoire this year and led the Panthers to the Division III Read More…

VIDEO: Tim Alcorn previews Avon vs. Midview rematch

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In last week’s video preview, AM 930 WEOL’s Tim Alcorn said he hoped Avon and Midview would both win so they could rematch. Well, his wish was granted, and here we are. See what Tim has to say about this highly anticipated game:  #AVONvsMID Tweets

Volleyball: Area stars shine in Lorain County All-Star matches

Keystone’s Liz Hayes (West team) goes for a kill Wednesday night against the East squad during the Lorain County All-Star Volleyball matches at Elyria Catholic High School. Below, Elyria Catholic’s Maryssa Kellick (South) tries to hit past Lorain’s Marlena Guice (North). KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

ELYRIA — The area’s finest took the court one last time in the Lorain County Volleyball Coaches Association All-Star Games held at Elyria Catholic on Wednesday night. By all accounts, everyone had a great time, regardless of the scores. “This was so much fun and we really played well together,” said Kayla Lowe from Vermilion, Read More…

Avon’s Elizabeth Zollos caps stellar season with Miss Volleyball award


ELYRIA — Avon’s Elizabeth Zollos looked like the last place in the world she expected to be standing was right where she stood … on the floor at Elyria Catholic’s Coliseum, holding the 2014 Miss Volleyball trophy. Zollos was selected after a senior season that has her college-bound and primed to play at the next Read More…

Avon vs. Midview Rematch: Eagles in unusual role of underdogs against unbeaten Middies

Midview quarterback Dustin Crum rushes for a touchdown while Avon’s Austin Lewis tries to make the tackle during their meeting in Week 5. Midview won 49-42 that night, but the teams meet again Friday in a Division II regional semifinal at North Royalton. CHRONICLE FILE PHOTO

Avon coach Mike Elder is a master motivator, and he’s using Midview’s No. 1 seed, its unbeaten record and a 49-42 victory over the Eagles in Week 5 to frame his team as the underdog heading into Friday’s Division II, Region 4, semifinal against conference and Lorain County rival Midview. And despite Avon being the Read More…

Local athletes sign National Letters of Intent


It’s been a whirlwind month for Avon Lake’s Niki Schroeder. Just four weekends ago the Shoregals senior was putting the finishing touches on a Division I state championship at The Ohio State University’s Gray Course. Schroeder signed her letter of intent Wednesday afternoon to play with the Buckeyes for the next four years. “Really this Read More…

Football: Opposing coaches say Avon, Midview rematch too close to call


Midview or Avon? Avon or Midview? In the eyes of the coaches who had to face them this season, Friday’s Division II regional semifinal on the turf at North Royalton is what odds makers in Vegas call a pick-em. Top-seeded Midview (11-0) won 49-42 the first time around in a classic midseason West Shore Conference Read More…

H.S. Football semifinals: Ticket details for Avon, Midview rematch


The Division II, Region 4 semifinal game features a rematch of two powerhouse Lorain County West Shore Conference teams. Midview is undefeated heading into the game, and Avon’s only loss came at the hands of Midview, 49-42, in an exciting Week 5 showdown. AM 930 WEOL will be re-broadcasting the Week 5 Avon/Midview game at Read More…