Elyria High Hires Matt Wilson as Next Football Coach

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Matt Wilson


The Elyria Pioneers have hired James “Matt” Wilson as their next head football coach. Wilson comes to Elyria from Berea-Midpark where he served as the Titans defensive coordinator.

Wilson is also a former head coach at Clearview where he earned Lorain County Coach of the Year honors. Per the school’s press release, Elyria Athletic Director Heather Beck “praised Wilson’s wealth of experience, innovative team-building ideas, and readiness to get right to work.

Congratulations to the Pioneers and Coach Wilson, and best of luck this upcoming season!


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Catching Up with Amherst Wrestling Coach Bill Walker

This week on the High School Wrestling Recap, presented by Century 21 DeAnna Realty, the guys are joined by Amherst head wrestling Coach Bill Walker!

This is Coach Walker’s final season before he rides off into the retirement sunset! Tom and Rocco asked Coach about his legendary background, his time at Amherst, and how his Comets are doing some of their best wrestling at the right time of the year.

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Catching Up With Hall of Famer Erik Burnett

Erik Burnett



This week on the WEOL High School Wrestling Recap, presented by Century 21 DeAnna Realty, the guys were joined by former Elyria wrestling head coach and Hall of Famer, Erik Burnett!

Erik talked about his continued work with the Elyria program, Burnett Trained Wrestling, and more!

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