July 29, 2014

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Boys basketball: Wellington rides big second quarter to win over Brookside, tie for PAC Stars title

WELLINGTON — The Wellington seniors more than satisfied the hometown fans Friday in blasting visiting Brookside 75-52. The easy win guaranteed the Dukes (16-2, 14-1) at least a share of the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division championship. A win at second place Keystone on Tuesday would give them the outright title. “We’re not satisfied,” said Read More…

High school wrestling: Keystone’s Spangler brothers become four-time PAC champs

COLUMBIA STATION — It was a memorable Patriot Athletic Conference Tournament for Keystone seniors William and Brian Spangler. The twin brothers became the third and fourth wrestlers to become four-time PAC Tourney champions Saturday at Columbia High School, joining Clearview’s Jon Bill and Wellington’s Justin Bockmore on the all-time list. But the Wildcats, despite leading Read More…

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High school roundup: Asia Alston scores 28 to lead Oberlin past Christian Community

NORTH EATON — Asia Alston scored 28 points to lead the Oberlin to a 54-33 non-conference win over Christian Community on Monday. Kelsey Brooks was also in double figures for Oberlin (6-12) with 16 points. Ali Hales led Christian Community School with nine points. OBERLIN (54): Brooks 7-2-16, Lesesne 1-4-6, Owens 2-0-4, Alston 12-4, 28. Read More…

High school roundup: Amherst, Midview hockey teams earn top seeds in Baron Cup tournaments

Amherst and Midview are the top seeds in their respective Baron Cup hockey tournaments, which begin today at the Brooklyn Recreation Center. Midview, by virtue of its 4-1 victory over Mayfield on Sunday. earned the No. 1 seed in the Baron Cup III tournament and will open play tonight at 6:30 against Western Reserve Academy. Read More…

No one hurt in Ford plant fire

AVON LAKE — A fire around 1:20 p.m. Wednesday at the Ohio Assembly Plant at 650 Moore Road caused no injuries, according to a news release. The cause of the fire, which began in storage bins in the plant’s body shop, is undetermined, and a damage estimate hasn’t been calculated. The fire was extinguished in Read More…

Boys basketball: Keystone hands Brookside first loss, stays undefeated in PAC

LAGRANGE — The atmosphere at Friday night’s Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division showdown between Brookside and Keystone could have passed for a tournament game. It had all the trappings: A near-capacity crowd and two teams undefeated in the league and off to strong starts overall. Brookside came in 7-0, while Keystone had dropped two straight Read More…

Wrestling: Two pairs of brothers lift Keystone in quad meet

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COLUMBIA STATION — In both of its duals Thursday night at a Patriot Athletic Conference quad at Columbia High, Keystone found itself trailing heading into the 120-pound match. That’s when the Stiner brothers and the Spangler brothers took care of business. Dylan (120 pounds) and Logan Stiner (138) and William (126) and Brian Spangler (132) Read More…

Boys basketball: Brookside off to best start since 1964

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SHEFFIELD — Brookside basically had to win its seventh straight game twice Tuesday night against Elyria Catholic. First, the Cardinals took off early to grab what appeared to be a safe 42-22 lead with less than two minutes left in the first half, then withstood a Panther rally to win going away, 81-65. Brookside is Read More…

Boys basketball: Cardinals keep Raiders from rolling

SHEFFIELD TWP. — No matter how big the lead, there’s no rest when Columbia is the opponent. The Raiders, who entered Tuesday night’s road game against Brookside averaging 100.7 points per game through three games, recovered from a slow start to keep the pressure on. And though it looked iffy at times, the Cardinals held Read More…