November 23, 2014

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Week 10 scores Friday’s games Elyria 28, Lakewood 21 Brunswick 31, Medina 7 Strongsville 24, Solon 0 Elyria Catholic 34, CCC 0 Lake Catholic 36, Chanel 0 Wellington 30, Oberlin 6 Black River 33, Keystone 7 Buckeye 47, Brookside 0 Clearview 32, Columbia 14 Lutheran West 19, Brooklyn 0 Avon Lake 33, Amherst 13 Olm. Read More…

No. 10 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Penn State: Pryor, OSU set for another big game test

 COLUMBUS — In the bright lights of a postgame interview last week, Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor was already thinking ahead to the showdown with a team from his home state, a team he jilted to become a Buckeye. The freshman, 5-0 as a starter, threw down the challenge to No. 3 Penn State, which Read More…

Buckeye periscope

BUCKEYES BUZZ: It seems like a quaint idea in these days of national TV, bazillion-dollar practice facilities and BCS ratings, but football players still care deeply about playing well against a school from back home. For instance, TE Rory Nicol, from Beaver, Pa., knows what’s at stake in tonight’s 8 o’clock game against Penn State. Read More…

Cavs 107, Wizards 80: Shooting guard down to Pavlovic and West

 COLUMBUS — The battle for the Cavaliers’ starting shooting guard spot is down to two. Prior to his team’s final exhibition game Friday, an impressive, ESPN-televised 107-80 victory over the Washington Wizards at the Schottenstein Center, Cavaliers coach Mike Brown said he preferred to have 10-year veteran Wally Szczerbiak come off the bench. That means Read More…

Browns: Rushing defense will be on the spot

 BEREA — Getting an accurate read on the Browns defense is almost as difficult as figuring out which side to believe on Issue 6. The Browns have allowed 146.3 rushing yards per game — normally the most telling defensive statistic — which ranks 26th in the NFL. But they’ve only allowed 17.6 points a game Read More…

Browns notes: TE Rucker hoping to get his chance

 BEREA — Rookie tight end Martin Rucker is waiting and hoping. With Kellen Winslow suspended for Sunday’s game in Jacksonville, Rucker moves up to third on the depth chart. While that’s better than fourth, he still doesn’t know if he’ll be active Sunday. “It’s difficult not knowing whether you’re going to dress. And if you Read More…

World Series: Will 45-year-old Moyer act his age in Game 3

 PHILADELPHIA — The 100th anniversary of “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” was Friday. No truth to the tale that Jamie Moyer was the first to sing it. In a World Series full of juicy subplots, perhaps the most intriguing of all is about to play out: Can a 45-year-old man with a heater Read More…

College football: Area capsules

 No. 3 Penn St. at No. 10 Ohio St. TIME: 8 p.m. WHERE: Ohio Stadium, Columbus TV/RADIO: ABC will televise the game. On radio, the game can be found on WEOL-930 AM and WKNR-850 AM. RECORDS: This is the ninth game of the season for both teams The Buckeyes (7-1, 4-0 Big Ten) defeated Michigan Read More…

Monsters fall to Iowa Chops

 Brian Willsie with a goal and ans assist and T.J. Hensick with two assists had two points each, but it was not enough as the Monsters came up short, 4-3, in Iowa on Friday night at  Wells Fargo Arena. It was the first-ever game between the American Hockey League teams. Willsie now has eight points Read More…

Olmsted Falls rolls past Amherst, EC falls in volleyball district finals

ELYRIA — It was a three-game sweep but far from a romp. Third-seeded Villa Angela-St. Joseph (14-12) ousted fourth-seeded Elyria Catholic (14-12) Thursday night for the Elyria Division III district championship in a hard-fought, exciting match that featured a number of long volleys. The 25-21, 26-24 and 25-18 game results gave VASJ its ninth district Read More…