SWC TO POSTPONE WINTER ATHLETICS UNTIL DECEMBER 7TH

Dear Southwestern Athletic Conference Athletes and Families, Our conference is unique in that it is comprised of school districts from both Lorain and Cuyahoga Counties and, at times, this has led to differing views regarding student academics and athletics.  As we all…

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…

Scorching Icebreaker ushers in cross country season

Big day for Avon, Cloverleaf LaGrange, OH – Cross country runners from Lorain County and the surrounding communities pushed thru near-90° temperatures at the Keystone Icebreaker Varsity/Jr. High CC Meet on Monday. Varsity teams tackled a course of 5,000 meters, while the…

Middies avenge only SWC loss, extend league lead

Manning gets help on Troy DiFranco Night GRAFTON TWP – It was Troy DiFranco night on basketball courts across Lorain County on Friday. The longtime Midview boys basketball coach and radio announcer passed away after the season in 2019. His former school…

North Olmsted surges past Midview, 34-20

Eagles break halftime tie with big-play second half Our Michael Kelly caught up with Eagles coach Tim Brediger after the game SCORING SUMMARY Midview             0 13  7  0 — 20 North Olmsted       7   6 14 7 — 34 NO — Avery Jones 13 pass from Anthony Guercio (Gannon Graf kick) M — Joseph Bratkovich 5…