Damion Creel To Be New Lorain Football Coach

Pending the results of the Lorain City Schools Board meeting on Monday night, Damion Creel will be the next head coach of the Lorain Titans high school football program! Coach Creel’s experience as a coach goes all the way back to 1998:

Beachwood High School Head Football Coach (2015-2021)

  • Team reached the playoffs in 2019 & 2020 breaking an 11-year drought
  • Led Beachwood to its 1st undefeated season in school history
  • Hosted Beachwood’s 1st home playoff game
  • Guided Beachwood to its 1st playoff win (2) in school history

Glenville High School Assistant Coach (2010-2015)

    Offensive Coordinator- 2013-2015

  • 2013 State Runner-Up
  • Back to Back 1,000 yard rushers
  • Running Back broke single season rushing record

    Defensive Coordinator- 2011-2013

    Special Teams Coordinator, QB & DB Coach (2010-2011)

Saint Edward High School Varsity Quarterback Coach (2009-2010)

Richmond Hts High School Defensive Coordinator & Quarterback Coach (2007-2009)

  • 2007 Chagrin Valley Conference Co-Champions (1st league title in 24 years)

Cleveland Hts. High School Assistant Coach (2003-2006)

Bedford High School Defensive Coordinator & Quarterback Coach (2001-2003)

  • 2001 Season 1st Football Playoff Berth in School history

Marion-Franklin High School Offensive Coordinator (1998-2001)

“I am extremely confident that our students and community will embrace Coach Creel.  We are very excited about the future of Lorain football”, said athletic director Bryan Koury.


Harvest for Hunger

The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio has launched their 30th annual “Harvest for Hunger” campaign! It is one of the largest annual food and funds drives in the nation to raise critical dollars to provide nutritious food for children, families and seniors in our region.

President and CEO Julie Chase-Morfield, along with local leaders, have prepared THIS message regarding safety protocols that must be followed this year.

 

This year, more families than ever are facing tough choices and empty plates. The community needs your help. Please consider participating. Here’s how:

  • It has never been easier or safer to raise food and funds. Run a Harvest for Hunger Virtual Food Drive or a Virtual Fund Drive. Learn more HERE.
  • Run a Harvest for Hunger Campaign at your workplace or school.
  • Donate at your local Giant Eagle or Heinen’s store. Make a $1, $5 or $10 contribution at the register through Check Out Hunger.
  • Donate Online. For every $1 contributed, Second Harvest can provide 5 meals to local families, children, and seniors in need. DONATE TODAY!

Together, we can be the difference between hunger and hope!


Over The Timeline with Joe Tait presented by Hometown Dental

Over The Timeline is a podcast with legendary sports broadcaster Joe Tait, From Monmouth, Illinois to the mouth of the Cuyahoga, we trace Joe’s six decade career in radio.

In the latest podcast, Joe talks about his time on the road and the current “no travel” for today’s announcers due to COVID-19.


Remembering Larry Shaw

Larry Shaw, a legendary coach in Lorain County who coached for 51 years, passed away this Monday at the age of 82. Below is a link to a story from Tim Gebhardt of the Chronicle-Telegram that talks about the impact he had on so many people who had the pleasure of meeting him.

https://chroniclet.com/news/251361/lorain-county-loses-a-legendary-sports-figure-larry-shaw-was-all-around-athlete-coach-and-good-guy/