Press Coverage – Week ending 2-14-2015

High school wrestling: New coach has Firelands on right path

A year ago, Firelands struggled to amass 12 points and finished dead last in the Patriot Athletic Conference Tournament.

Last weekend, the Falcons put together a 117-point performance and finished as the PAC runner-up, tying Lutheran West.


Boys basketball: Keystone stays perfect with win against Firelands

LAGRANGE — Keystone had to sweat out the final seconds with its perfect conference record hanging in the balance against Firelands on Friday night.

Elyria Superintendent Paul Rigda said teachers best qualified to evaluate tests

ELYRIA — When top teachers say the new high-stakes tests are developmentally inappropriate, Elyria Superintendent Paul Rigda said it’s hard not to listen.

High school girls basketball notes: SWC, PAC titles up in the air

During a four-game Southwestern Conference stretch, Westlake managed to earn four wins, including pivotal victories over Berea-Midpark and Avon Lake.

Westlake improved to 15-5 overall and 9-1 in the conference and has taken a one-game lead in the SWC over Berea-Midpark (14-6 overall, 8-2 in conference) after defeating the Titans, 49-36, on Feb. 7.

High school girls basketball: Hall’s and-one lifts Firelands to victory over New London

Firelands’ Keely Hall relaxation in the final seconds of the game propelled the Falcons to a non conference win over the New London Wildcats, 36-35.

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Student Council from Firelands HS makes a trip to the BGC in Lorain. They brought with them needed supplies , snacks and socks for our kids! Thank you Firelands HS!
SC BGC 2015