January 29, 2015

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Cards find an ace: Greg Maust throws two-hit shutout as Brookside tops Black River

SULLIVAN TWP. — Greg Maust picked up his first win of the season in style Friday. The Brookside junior held Black River to just two hits, while striking out seven and walking three in a 3-0 shutout in Patriot Athletic Conference play. The win was the Cardinals’ third in a row as they improved to Read More…

High school softball notes: 13th Elyria Classic set for today

Elyria is hoping 13 will be a lucky number today when it hosts the 13th annual Elyria Softball Classic at the Elyria West softball complex. The Pioneers will take the field at 10 a.m. against Fairview. Columbia will play Vanlue at the same time, while at 11:30 Midview will open against North Olmsted and Bay Read More…

Baseball: Clearview’s Robert Branscum throws 1-hitter to defeat Brookside

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SHEFFIELD TWP. — Due to some scheduling quirks, Clearview hadn’t played a regular-season game prior to Monday’s Patriot Athletic Conference clash with visiting Brookside. Senior pitcher Robert Branscum, like his Clippers teammates, worked through some rust in the first two innings. But when the dust settled, Branscum finished with a one-hit shutout. He struck out Read More…

Police ID Sheffield crash victims

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SHEFFIELD — One person was killed and two people were LifeFlighted after a 7 a.m. accident on Colorado Avenue. Royce Kowalczyk, 26, of Amherst, was driving a 2000 white Ford Explorer west on Colorado, at the 4500 block, when his car went left of center and struck a grey 2007 Saab 9-7X head on, according Read More…

Police investigating Facebook comments at Brookside

SHEFFIELD — Sheffield police are investigating Facebook comments involving Brookside High School students, according to a statement from the superintendent on the district’s website. In the incident, “inappropriate statements directed toward certain students” were posted to Facebook, according to Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Superintendent Will Folger’s statement. Folger said he believed the post was made last week Read More…

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…