August 4, 2015

Elyria
Mostly cloudy
76°F
 

Avon comes out ready, puts Vermilion away early

AVON — As he spoke to his team following Friday night’s win over visiting Vermilion, Avon coach Mike Elder couldn’t help but get excited when he came to his final remark: “Bring on the Middies.” Elder preached to his team all week not to overlook the Sailors, and they listened, roughing up Vermilion on the Read More…

Avon Lake picks off Brecksville to pick up big win

AVON LAKE — Senior defensive back Mike Russell came into Friday night’s game with two interceptions. Last Friday, according to coach Dave Dlugosz, he had what could have been a “pick-six” slip right through his hands. With the game, and the season, on the line in the final minute of Friday’s Southwestern Conference game with Read More…

Midview dominates, rolls to seventh straight win

Chris Sweeney The Chronicle-Telegram EATON TWP. — Midview pounced on Marion Harding early and often, cruising to a 49-14 victory for their seventh straight win and setting up a showdown with Avon next week for first place in the West Shore Conference. The Middles started off slow, going three-and-out thanks to a false start and Read More…

By Holley, Elyria Catholic snaps losing skid: Sophomore QB leads way against Rocky River

ELYRIA — It’s Homecoming Weekend at Elyria Catholic, but Friday night at Knight of Columbus Field might have felt more like Jeremy Holley’s coming out party. Holley, the Panthers’ sophomore quarterback, completed 23 of 32 passes for 303 yards and no interceptions in EC’s 44-6 rout of West Shore Conference rival Rocky River. “He’s on Read More…

Titan-ic upset gets blocked: Lorain falls a point short of top-ranked Maple Heights

LORAIN — What’s a coach to say after his team, for the second time in six weeks, pushes a top-ranked team to the brink before falling short? “It’s hard,” Lorain coach Mark Solis said Friday night after the Titans lost 28-27 when Maple Heights blocked an extra point with 28 seconds left. “But you can’t Read More…

Elyria rallies from 17 points down to beat Stow

STOW — Elyria High buried itself in a deep hole early Friday night in the mud and slop at Stow. Miraculously, the Pioneers had enough heart and guts to dig themselves out and find a way to win 31-26 and keep their fleeting playoff and Northeast Ohio River Division title hopes alive. “We dug ourselves Read More…

Elyria-Lorain Broadcasting Co. sells WNWV

ELYRIA – The Elyria-Lorain Broadcasting Co. has reached a deal to sell one of its radio stations, WNWV-107.3 FM, to Akron-based Rubber City Radio Group. The agreement still needs to receive approval from the Federal Communications Commission before the sale can formally take place, said Paul Martin, president and CEO of Lorain County Printing and Read More…

Cross country: Bad conditions no problem for Amherst girls, Emily Johnson at Obenour Invitational

VERMILION – Driving rain, temperatures in the 40s and a whole lot of mud. In other words, perfect cross country conditions. Well, that’s the way Amherst’s Emily Johnson saw it … and she won. The Comets junior and 2010 state qualifier picked up her second win in three weekends, in fact, in cruising to the Read More…

September counts as region’s fourth-wettest on record

After a summer with a long heat wave, we seemed to have moved right into a soggy, damp September that hasn’t painted trees in dabs of gold and red or left us with crisp mornings and leaves crunching underfoot. If it felt like it’s been wet, it has, according to Martin Thompson, a veteran meteorologist Read More…

Cross country players of the week

Mike Hollingsworth, Clearview • Year: Junior • Last week: Won the Open Door Invitational by five seconds on Sept. 20 with a personal-record time of 17:48, leading the Clippers to a fourth-place team finish. Finished sixth at the J.B. Firestone Invitational last Saturday in a time of 17:52. • Other sports: Wrestling, track • Bio: Read More…