February 13, 2016

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High school basketball final scores

Medina 54, Elyria 37 Elyria Catholic 55, Rocky River 40 Lorain 57, Bedford 53 North Olmsted 53, Olmsted Falls 50 Midview 56, Avon Lake 51 North Ridgeville 81, Lakewood 62 Firelands 71, Brookside 41 Keystone 64, Wellington 53 Clearview 88, Fairview 57 Buckeye 64, Black River 57 Oberlin 63, Lutheran West 51 Vermilion 53, Perkins Read More…

High school bowling: Keystone boys and Firelands girls headed back to district tournament for third straight year

MEDINA — The third time was the norm for the Keystone boys and Firelands girls bowling teams in Sunday’s Division II Northeast sectional at Medina AMF Lanes. Both teams advanced to districts for the third straight year, continuing their seasons at the Bedford Division II district on Feb. 20 at Roseland Lanes. Keystone finished second Read More…

Girls Basketball: Firelands withstands tough challenge from Edison

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HENRIETTA TWP. — The Edison Chargers’ resume isn’t impressive, but they gave a strong Firelands team all it could handle Thursday night. The Falcons made just enough plays down the stretch to pull out a 43-40 non-conference win over the pesky Chargers, who have only three wins. Keely Hall scored five points and had two Read More…

High school basketball: Keystone grinds out PAC victory against Firelands

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HENRIETTA TWP. — If you’re a fan of fast-paced, high-scoring basketball, Friday’s Keystone-Firelands game probably wasn’t for you. The Patriot Athletic Conference showdown was a grind-it-out affair that featured outstanding defense and sporadic offense. In the end, the Wildcats’ defense proved too much for the Falcons to overcome as the ’Cats pulled away in the Read More…

High school basketball: Fireland girls not great, but good enough to snap skid

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HENRIETTA TWP. — They didn’t shoot well and made too many turnovers. But the Firelands Falcons defeated Lorain 39-29 in non-conference play Monday night after suffering two straight losses. It was not a game of enduring artistic merit. Lorain (4-12) made just 17.7 percent of its field goal attempts. Firelands (11-6) was slightly better at Read More…

Girls Basketball: Keystone starts fast, cruises past Firelands to remain perfect in PAC

HENRIETTA TWP. — It was expected to be a tense, down-to-the-wire battle when Keystone and Firelands clashed on Saturday. But then just about everyone thought the Titanic couldn’t sink. After a fast start that set the tone, Keystone remained unbeaten in the Patriot Athletic Conference with a decisive 54-28 victory. The Wildcats improved to 13-2, Read More…

Boys basketball: Clearview puts big loss in past, pounds Firelands

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Firelands High School junior Dominic Januzzi (10) jumps to take a shot as Clearview High School senior Juan Torres (1) guards him on Friday night, Jan. 22.

SHEFFIELD TWP. — If there were any worries about Clearview after the drubbing the Clippers took against Lorain High last Saturday, they can be pushed aside after Friday night’s Patriot Athletic Conference crossover game with Firelands. Clearview turned a nine-point halftime advantage into a runaway win, forcing eight Falcons turnovers in the third — including Read More…

Boys basketball: Amherst nets first win of the season

AMHERST — Sometimes a win is more than just a win, it’s a cause for celebration. That was the case at Amherst on Tuesday night as the Comets defeated Firelands 49-44 in a non-conference game. It was Amherst’s first win of the season after starting with six straight losses and the first career win for Read More…

Firelands putting bond issue for new school on March ballot

SOUTH AMHERST — Firelands Schools is going back on the ballot this March with an attempt to secure local funding to build a new school before state dollars run out. Last November, a $29 million bond issue to build a new middle and high school building was defeated by voters. Monday night, board members voted Read More…

High school basketball: Grasso, Firelands girls outlast Wellington

HENRIETTA TWP. — Something had to give Wednesday night when Wellington and Firelands entered its Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division showdown with identical records. Something gave, but without benefit of a thriller that might have developed between teams with a single conference loss. Each entered the game 4-3, 4-1 in the PAC. But faced with Read More…