Hammer down early as Wellington bests Oberlin, 53-26

ELYRIA (Ely Stadium) – The writing was on the wall in Elyria as Oberlin hosted it’s final “home game” of the season versus Wellington. Less than two minutes into the game, the Dukes had a 14-0 lead, thanks in part to junior…

Week 3 Roundup: Clearview wins in OT; Avon Lake, Avon, Keystone, Firelands and Brunswick score big

Clippers INT sets up Green game-winner at Wellington By JAMES McKNIGHT and MICHAEL KELLY WELLINGTON – Tyler Green’s 6-yard touchdown run in overtime sealed a walk-off victory for Clearview on the road at Wellington, 26-20, on Friday. The Dukes (1-2, 1-2) worked…

Week 2 Roundup: Firelands, Amherst, Brookside & Keystone get statement wins

By JAMES McKNIGHT HENRIETTA TWP. – Quarterback Kyle Ransom had seven carries for 131 yards to lead the Firelands Falcons to a 26-3 win over Black River in Lorain County League play Friday. Ransom also completed 5-of-9 passes for 122 yards and…

Week 1 Roundup: Atkinson pours on yards as Elyria drains EC

Avon, Avon Lake washed out by weather By James McKnight ELYRIA – Jahiem Atkinson rushed for 164 yards on 27 carries as the Elyria Pioneers defeated crosstown rival Elyria Catholic, 27-7, in the season opener Friday night. Atkinson’s 1-yard touchdown run in…

Lorain hangs on for whirlwind victory over Elyria

LORAIN – On a night the Lorain faithful may have expected an easy go versus rival Elyria, it was anything but, leading to a 62-55 Titans victory. Scoring was sparse about a third of the way into the game before the Pioneers…

Shutout not showdown as Elyria blanks Mentor, 10-0

Lopsided night in Greater Cleveland Conf Story and Photos by Michael Kelly, Editor ELYRIA – An uneven stat-line proves quite deceiving as Elyria (2-0) kept GCC rival Mentor (0-1) scoreless, 10-0, on Wednesday. Pioneers starting pitcher junior Isabella St. Peter tossed six…