April 27, 2015


High School Softball: Keystone sweeps Firelands in twin bill


LAGRANGE — Keystone posted two Patriot Athletic Conference wins over Firelands on Tuesday afternoon at Community Park. The first, which ended after five innings with the Wildcats rolling 15-1, completed a game begun Monday in South Amherst. It was suspended by rain with Keystone batting in the top of the fourth inning. Keystone turned in Read More…

Firelands eyes new middle, high school


SOUTH AMHERST — A new middle and high school building may be in the works for Firelands Schools. It’s still in its early stages but the basic plan — to construct a new sixth- through 12th-grade building north of the existing high school — was presented at a Board of Education meeting Monday by representatives Read More…

High school track: Firelands boys end North Ridgeville’s reign at Howe Invitational; Olmsted Falls wins girls title

HENRIETTA TWP. — Greg Northeim received a nice parting gift Thursday as he enters his final season as Firelands track coach. The Firelands boys team used a balanced attack to snap North Ridgeville’s three-year winning streak at the 30th Nelson Howe Track and Field Invitational at Firelands High School. Firelands clinched the title when sophomore Read More…

WATCH: Firelands band performs in traditional ‘postgame’ celebration

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HENRIETTA TWP. — Dustin Wiley, band director for Firelands High School, lost his voice at Friday night’s football game. “My wife says if I lose my voice on Saturday, that means it was a good game the night before,” Wiley said, discussing how he and the marching band he directs at the Vermilion-Firelands game on Read More…

Firelands High, elementary closed today

Firelands High School and Firelands Elementary School are closed again Wednesday WED while repairs to an underground gas line continue. The schools were closed Tuesday, too. South Amherst Middle School is open, and bus transportation will be available. The home varsity basketball game against Rocky River scheduled for Tuesday night was rescheduled for Feb. 23. Read More…