October 9, 2015


High school football: Columbia beats Black River in Patriot Athletic Conference


COLUMBIA STATION — Columbia beat Black River at its own game Friday night, rushing for 277 yards in a 42-28 Patriot Athletic Conference crossover win over the Pirates. And while Raiders senior running back Jesse Lambert carried the ball into the end zone four times, it was the youngest of the Columbia running backs, freshman Read More…

High school football: Midview stakes claim to front-runner role in Southwestern Conference against Berea-Midpark


BEREA — Midview’s all-state quarterback was on the sideline, bruised not only from last week’s battle with Avon but a hard-hitting first half against Berea-Midpark. The Middies’ top receiver was playing quarterback, and threw a tough-luck interception that led to an immediate touchdown and a halftime deficit. So how did Midview react? Like a really Read More…

High school football: Linville runs all over Amherst in Olmsted Falls win

AMHERST — Olmsted Falls senior running back Spencer Linville didn’t start the Bulldogs’ 19-14 Southwestern Conference win at Amherst. He sure finished it. Linville picked up 38 of his game-high 207 rushing yards in a fourth-quarter drive that chewed up most of the clock and sent the Comets to their fifth defeat in as many Read More…

High school football: Avon contains Westlake’s Hardy in 56-13 lead

WESTLAKE — The Avon Eagles had one goal that stood out above the rest Friday night: Stop Westlake standout senior running back JaQuan Hardy. “We didn’t want him to single-handedly beat us,” Avon coach Mike Elder said. “That’s for sure.” Walking off the field as the leader of the 4-1 Eagles, Elder believed Avon accomplished Read More…

High school football: Kuchta has perfect day as Elyria Catholic rolls over Parma


ELYRIA — Normally when a Division I school meets a Division V school, a score of 49-7 is not out of the ordinary. When the Division V school has the 49, it’s a big deal. Such was the case Friday night at Knights of Columbus Field, where Elyria Catholic used a plethora of big plays, Read More…

High school cross country: Black River girls program hoping to parlay return to state rankings into postseason success

Black River’s girls cross country team is in a resurgence and the state is taking notice. The Pirates were ranked 15th in Division III in last week’s Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches state poll. It’s the first time the Black River girls have made the poll in more than 10 years. While Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Chronicle-Telegram high school football, Week 5


Live Blog Lorain County High School Football Week 5  

High school football: North Ridgeville’s Demario McCall first from Lorain County to be selected for All-American Bowl

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Students, coaches, teachers, administrators and media packed the North Ridgeville High School gym Thursday afternoon to celebrate another Demario McCall moment. The senior standout tailback usually hears the cheers for his play on the football field. This time he was being cheered for just being picked to be on the field. The Read More…

High school football: Firelands’ defense riding high after three straight shutouts

Late in the fourth quarter of Firelands’ season-opening loss, Edison running back Alex Neuberger scored a touchdown on a 3-yard burst up the middle. The Falcons haven’t been scored on since. Firelands is riding a three-game shutout streak heading into tonight’s Patriot Athletic Conference crossover game at Oberlin. Led by dual-threat senior quarterback Brad Thrasher, Read More…

VIDEO: Alcorn talks Week 5 of the high school football season


Tim Alcorn of WEOL 930-AM talks with Bruce Bishop about last week’s historic performances and looks ahead to this week’s matchups.