October 25, 2014

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Clearview, Amherst rally around coach battling leukemia

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Clearview offensive line coach Todd “Bubba” Engle had just returned from driving two of his senior linemen — Drew Hatcher and Billy Doughty — to Baldwin Wallace on a recruiting visit three weeks ago when he received a call that changed not only his life, but the lives of many others. Engle, the uncle of Read More…

H.S. volleyball: Clearview’s Heather Younkin a force for her team on the court, a rock for her family off it

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Clearview senior middle hitter Heather Younkin is one of those players that thrives in pressure situations. With the game on the line there’s pretty much no one else Clippers coach Dave Dorinski would want at the net, fighting for a critical point. It’s not surprising. With what Younkin has dealt with off the court the Read More…

H.S. Football: Big plays carry Clearview to long-awaited win over Amherst

Amherst's Donte Dower, left, and Clearview Lance Billings go for a pass in the endzone. LINDA MURPHY/CHRONICLE

SHEFFIELD TWP. — With less than two minutes remaining in the first half, Clearview’s Gerrell Williams was hit after a short kickoff return. The ball appeared to come loose and Amherst appeared to fall on it, but the officials ruled that Williams was down by contact. On the next play, Lance Billings broke loose for Read More…

H.S. Football: EC uses balanced attack to get off to fast start

EC's Joe Dempsey goes 52 yards for a touchdown.

ELYRIA – Reloading is always better than rebuilding. Elyria Catholic started the 2011 season Friday night looking like its highly successful 2010 version in a 45-6 rout of Clearview. It was a beautiful night for football at brighter Knights of Columbus Field in front of a near-capacity crowd of 3,000-plus. Last year the Panthers were Read More…