June 28, 2016

Partly sunny

College softball: Cleveland State’s Cynthia Woodard, an Elyria High grad, named Horizon League Player of the Year

For the second time in four years, a former Elyria High softball star has been named the Division I Horizon League’s Player of the Year. Cleveland State shortstop Cynthia Woodard received the honor Tuesday. Woodard, a former starting outfielder and shortstop at Elyria, was also a first-team All-Horizon League selection for the second straight year. Read More…

H.S. Softball: Elyria rallies for 11-10 win over Medina after blowing 5-run lead

ELYRIA — It wasn’t typical Elyria softball, but it was still good enough. The Pioneers watched a five-run lead evaporate as Medina put up eight runs in the fifth inning, but Elyria rallied with three in the sixth and got a two-out walk-off winner from Elizabeth Ellis, who picked up the win on the mound Read More…

Elyria High headed to state …again

Elyria High’s 2-0 victory today over Hilliard Darby sends the girls softball team to the state finals yet again. The team will face a tough opponent in Hudson at 10 a.m. Saturday at Firestone Stadium in Akron. For game coverage, check out The Chronicle on Saturday for a report by The Chronicle’s own Bob Daniels, Read More…