Lorain County Boys All-Star Basketball Game

Thursday, March 17th, 2016
ANNA NORRIS/CHRONICLE Elyria senior Blake Furcron was named the 2016 Mr. Basketball during the first half of the 2016 Legeza Cage Classic senior all-star game at Oberlin College Sunday evening.

ANNA NORRIS/CHRONICLE Elyria senior Blake Furcron was named the 2016 Mr. Basketball during the first half of the 2016 Legeza Cage Classic senior all-star game at Oberlin College Sunday evening. Click on the Image to hear the presentation

The 2016 Legeza Classic Lorain County Boy’s All-Star Basketball Game was held Sunday night at Oberlin College.  In the all-senior affair the East earned the victory over the West by a final score of 96-89. The games leading scorer was Lorain’s Kevin Davis who picked up 22 points in the win. Leading the way for the West was Clearview’s Lance Billings with 14 points.

While it was a special night for all who participated in the game, players and coaches alike, it was perhaps most special for Elyria’s Blake Furcron who was named 2016 Lorain County Mr. Basketball. In the regular season Furcron led the Pioneers with an average of 22 points a game.

To hear the 2016 Mr. Basketball Presentation, click on the image.

To hear the 2016 Legeza Classic Lorain County Boy’s All-Star Basketball Game, click here.

2016 Primary Coverage on WEOL

Monday, March 14th, 2016

2016 Primary Coverage copyTuesday night at 7:00pm after the polls close tune into AM930 to hear all your local election coverage. Craig Adams will be joined in studio with political analysts from both sides of the aisle. We will let you know who the big winners are and what issues passed in the county. WEOL after the polls close is your home for Lorain County Election Coverage.

Lorain County Girls All-Star Basketball Games

Monday, March 14th, 2016
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Tim Alcorn Presenting the 2016 Lorain County Miss Basketball Award to Elyria Catholics Riley Schill

Monday night at North Ridgeville High School a number of Lorain County Girls Basketball players took the court for one last time in the 2016 Lorain County Girls All-Star Games.  Post players drained three point shots, the old fashioned granny shot made an appearance and Elyria Catholic’s Riley Schill took home the 2016 Lorain County Miss Basketball Award as a night of basketball was enjoyed by players and fans alike.

In the opening game the team lead by Coach Nick Dimacchia (Clearview) and Coach Gary Bruner (Vermilion) picked up a 48-36 win over the squad led by Coach Thomas Thompson (Columbia) and Coach Brad Barhorst (Brookside).   Fireland’s Dalaney Rogala led all scorers in the opening game with 14 points.  With 10 points, The leading scorer for Dick Esser Plumbing was Elyria Catholics Julia Scarpelli.

To hear the presentation of 2016 Lorain County Miss Basketball click on the image above.

Between the games Mike Walsh of Elyria High School was inducted into the Lorain County Girls Basketball Hall-of-Fame, and WEOL’s Tim Alcorn announced Elyria Catholics Riley Schill as this years Lorain County Miss Basketball. Schill helped lead the Panthers to the Regional Finals this year averaging 12 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists a game. Off the court, Schill also excelled in the class room earning a GPA of 4.5.

In the second game of the night, it was Team Weed Pro, led by Coach Eric Rothgery (Elyria Catholic) and Coach Lisa Medvetz (Lake Ridge), who trumped team Schafer Development, led by Coach Dave Zvara (Avon Lake) and Coach Kevin Collins(Amherst). Brianna Kirk of Lake Ridge led the winning team with a game high 16 points. In the loss, Tahjanae Flowers of Clearview led her side with 13 points.

To hear the games broadcast click on the scores below:

Game 1: Team Dick Esser Plumbing 48 vs Team Schafer Development 36

Game 2: Team Weed Pro 64 vs Team Schafer Development 50 


2016 Harvest for Hunger

Monday, March 14th, 2016

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The Second Harvest Food Bank’s  Harvest for Hunger Campaign has officially kicked off.  They started this years campaign with a leap year Kick-Off party at the Second Harvest Food Bank’s head quarters on Baumhart Road in Lorain. The event was emceed by WEOL’s Craig Adams and also featured a speech from Honorary Chair Tony Gallo. To hear what he had to say click here.

The Harvest for Hunger Campaign is a collaborative effort of four food banks covering 21 counties in northeast Ohio. It is one of the largest food and fund drives in the country. This years goal is to raise over 1 million meals with donated funds and food to restock local food pantries and provide hot meals at local kitchens and shelters in the region.

To find out more about the Harvest for Hunger Campaign and how you can help, visit the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio’s  website at secondharvestfoodbank.org.