April 29, 2016

Elyria
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High school softball: Elyria Catholic capitalizes on seventh-inning error to beat Normandy

ELYRIA — All it took was one mistake to turn Elyria Catholic into a 4-3 winner over Normandy on Thursday in a Great Lakes Conference game. With the score tied 3-3 with two outs in the seventh, Olivia Madera lofted a routine fly ball to center field that was dropped, allowing Sam Filliagi to scamper Read More…

High school baseball: Vermilion rides fast start to down Elyria Catholic, continue hot streak with fifth straight win

VERMILION — A season-opening loss is becoming a distant memory for the Vermilion Sailors. Vermilion used a time-honored recipe of good pitching and timely hitting to grab an early lead and down Elyria Catholic 8-4 on a cold Tuesday afternoon. The Sailors (5-1) have won five straight games while the Panthers fell to 1-4. “We Read More…

Track and field: Teddy and Amber Achladis keep it all in the family with winning performances at Avon Lake Invitational

AVON LAKE — The Achladis family could have picked a better day for a get-together, but not even bad weather could spoil their fun. Elyria Catholic senior Teddy Achladis swept the shot put and discus at the Avon Lake Invitational on a cold and wintry Saturday, while his sister, Avon Lake freshman Amber Achladis, won Read More…

A shot at greatness: Elyria Catholic senior Teddy Achladis wants to be a state-title threat in the discus and shot put

Teddy Achladis is ready to take his shot. With his high school track and field career in the stretch drive, the Elyria Catholic senior wants to make the most of it and that means putting his attention on both the discus and the shot put. “This year I’m trying to focus on both the same Read More…

High school hockey: Area well-represented as Gold team edges Wine team in overtime in GCHSHL all-star game

CLEVELAND — One more game, plus a little extra. Ten area seniors got to lace up their skates one more time and play in the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League All-Star Game on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena. The Gold team — which had North Olmsted coach TJ Murray on the bench had Midview’s Read More…

High school basketball: Fun, threes abound in Lorain County All-Star Games

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The 2016 Lorain County All-Star Games on Tuesday night gave the area’s top senior players a chance to have some fun following the grind of the season. Underhanded free throws were attempted, as were 3-pointers from the midcourt circle at the North Ridgeville High School gymnasium. In fact, the two games almost Read More…

Schill named Elyria Catholic’s first Miss Basketball

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Elyria Catholic’s Riley Schill has earned many honors in her high school career, including being named all-Ohio, conference MVP in both the Great Lakes and West Shore conferences and Lorain County Player of the Year three times. On Monday, Schill added one of the most prestigious awards to her collection — 2016 Read More…

Girls Regional Basketball: Elyria Catholic closes gap late but can’t get past Hathaway Brown

BARBERTON — Elyria Catholic had its chances, but just couldn’t convert against Hathaway Brown down the stretch. The Panthers couldn’t get within one possession despite forcing key turnovers late, and Hathaway Brown kept them at bay with clutch free throw shooting, preserving its 53-47 victory in the Barberton regional final Saturday afternoon. “There’s only four Read More…

High school wrestling: Elyria wins six of seven opening matches, trails only St. Edward after Day 1 of state tourney

COLUMBUS — Elyria knew it was going to need a solid performance at this weekend’s Division I state tournament if it had any hopes of winning its first wrestling state championship since 1973. The Pioneers brought seven wrestlers to state while favorite St. Edward brought 11, meaning Elyria’s bunch was going to need to outscore Read More…

Girls basketball: EC rallies past Cortland Lakeview to advance to D-II regional final

BARBERTON — Elyria Catholic wasn’t going to let a little thing like a double-digit third-quarter deficit keep it from a trip to the regional final. Senior Riley Schill and junior Sam Filiaggi came up big in the fourth quarter as the Panthers (24-3) rallied for a 50-44 win over Cortland Lakeview in the Division II Read More…