September 3, 2015

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Roundup: Banyasz, Bican lead Columbia past Brooklyn

BROOKLYN — John Banyasz completed 10 of 15 passes for 155 yards and four touchdowns to lead Columbia to a 43-13 win over Brooklyn on Friday in Patriot Athletic Conference Stripes Division action. Zac Bican caught two of the Raiders’ (6-2, 4-1 PAC) touchdown passes and also had 18 carries for 118 yards, including a Read More…

Fairview has little problem with sloppy Oberlin

OBERLIN — Oberlin coach Fred Howery looked across the field after Friday’s night Patriot Athletic Conference Stripes Division game against visiting Fairview and summed up the night’s events with six words. “They were the better team tonight,” Howery said. The Warriors were better in all facets of the game as they rolled to a 39-7 Read More…

Milestone moment: Black River coach Al Young gets 150th win as Pirates pound Brookside

SULLIVAN TWP. — Before Black River coach Al Young could address his team Friday after a 62-13 Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division win over Brookside, hard-hitting senior linebacker Austin Jones interrupted to hand him the game ball. For a man who bleeds Pirates black and gold and is in his 22nd year as the team’s Read More…

Wright scores six TDs as Wellington whips Keystone

Jim Jablonski The Chronicle-Telegram LAGRANGE — After a big win last week over unbeaten Black River, the Wellington Dukes weren’t about to let winless Keystone stand in the way of their drive to a possible playoff berth and Patriot Athletic Conference championship. Behind the running of senior Clay Wright and taking advantage of three Wildcat Read More…

North Ridgeville finally finds comfort zone at Bay, runs away from Rockets in second half

BAY VILLAGE — Due to terrible field conditions at North Ridgeville’s Ranger Stadium, Friday’s game was moved to Bay Village’s all-weather field. The move seemed to bother North Ridgeville and inspire the Rockets, at least for the first half. “We took Bay for granted,” running back Paul Sonego said. “We looked at Bay and said Read More…

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…