May 22, 2015


H.S. Football: Coach Thom Lesiecki leaves Brookside for Uhrichsville Claymont

Thom Lesiecki

With uncertainty surrounding a new levy for the Sheffield/Sheffield Lake School District, the district decided early this year to eliminate 17 teaching positions. One of those positions belonged to Brookside football coach Thom Lesiecki. Even though the levy passed recently, ensuring that no further cuts to the athletic or extracurricular programs would be made, Lesiecki’s Read More…

Elyria Sports Hall of Fame: Elyria West football and track coach Billy Joe Hewitt always kept things fun

Billy Joe Hewitt

Shortly after the announcement of this year’s Elyria Sports Hall of Fame class, Billy Joe Hewitt found himself thumbing through a recent copy of the banquet program. Hewitt, a longtime teacher and coach in the Elyria school system, marveled at the number of athletes he coached and taught along the way. “I think I counted Read More…

Elyria Sports Hall of Fame: Elyria’s Burger was up for big moments

Jon Burger

Jon Burger remembered the high-pressure moment like it was yesterday. Elyria High and Fremont Ross were tied at 21 and Pioneers coach Terry Doan called a timeout with seconds left in the game to allow the junior to attempt a 25-yard field goal. “I remember (Doan) having his arm around me going, ‘You got this, Read More…

High school football: Week 4 Football scores


The majority of the Week 4 football games were played Saturday, after heavy rain and lightning moved through the area Friday night. Here are the final scores. Saturday games: Lorain 76, Warrensville Heights  6 Columbia 49, Firelands 8 Black River 36, Lutheran West 30 Brookside 44, Brooklyn 22 Elyria 44, Valley Forge 6 Avon 52, Lakewood 7 Read More…

Friday Night High School Football Final Scores: Week 2


Watch this post by hitting refresh on your browser Friday night as scores are updated until the final scores are posted. Looking for the Elyria vs. Elyria Catholic update? Click here. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL WEEK 2 John Marshall 7 Clearview (Final score) 56   Lorain 7 Avon Lake (Final score) 56   Amherst 16 Midview Read More…