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Good news after Jim “Jim Allen” Popiel robbery ordeal
We’re so glad our Jim “Jim Allen” Popiel is doing OK after being the victim of a home invasion robbery. Here’s a local newspaper story about Jim He’s a beloved former Lorain school teacher, longtime Lorain County radio sports reporter as well as a 1987 Lorain Sports Hall of Fame enshrinee and a member of the LSHOF Committee.
Posted Nov. 2, 2017
Touchdown, Rashod Berry!
First TD by Rashod Berry for the Buckeyes! A 38-yard pass to Berry, with the extra point, makes it 54-14 Ohio State over UNLV in the third quarter on Sept. 23, 2017.
Posted Sept. 23, 2017
Picture this! Photos from the 2017 LSHOF Golf Outing
Check out all the photos from our 2017 Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Golf Outing! There’s a photo gallery of the golf teams, and another gallery saluting all our generous hole sponsors. Click here to see all the pictures. Thanks to all who participated on Aug. 6 at Fox Creek Golf Club in Lorain!
Posted Sept. 2, 2017
LSHOF 2018 nomination deadline Sept. 30, 2017
The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame is now accepting applications to nominate individuals and teams to the LSHOF Class of 2018. Deadline is Sept. 30, 2017.
Applications must be in hand by the LSHOF Committee by Sept. 30 for consideration. The enshrinement banquet will be held in May 2018.
Nomination forms and eligibility rules can be obtained at the LSHOF Museum at Lorain High School, or online at www.lorainsportshalloffame.com/nomination-process, or by calling Bill Rufo at 440-282-2045 or Bob Lesiecki at 440-245-2829.
Posted Aug. 31, 2017
Rashod Berry’s time is now for Buckeyes
Former Lorain High standout football player Rashod Berry will likely play Aug. 31 at tight end as Ohio State takes on Indiana in the season opener. Read today’s feature article on Rashod by clicking on this link: http://www.cleveland.com/…/rashod_berry_hopes_to_turn_hoo.h… (Via lorainathletics.org)
Posted Aug. 31, 2017
Update: LSHOF Museum reopening to public
The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Museum at Lorain High School is reopening after taking a summer break. The museum is free and open to the public.
On Wednesday, Aug. 16, the museum will be open from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for freshman orientation. It will also be open for 10th, 11th and 12th grade orientation on Monday, August 21 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Starting on Tuesday Aug. 22, the museum will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the school year. It will also be open for special events at the high school and for certain sporting events. Watch this web page or see @lorainsportshalloffame on Facebook for notice of special openings.
Check out our extensive collection of plaques, photos and memorabilia honoring the finest in Lorain’s athletic heritage.
The museum entrance is located next to the entrance of the Lorain Athletics Center, off Pole Avenue.
Updated, Aug. 15; Posted Aug. 10, 2017
Sign up now for the Aug. 6 LSHOF Golf Outing
Golfers will tee off on Sunday Aug. 6 for the annual Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Golf Outing at Fox Creek Golf Club in Lorain. Be sure to get your foursome in on this great annual event. Download the registration form with the golf outing flyer here.
Be a hole sponsor — to gain recognition and to help support the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Museum and the J. Ed Uland Award scholarships. Click here to download a hole sponsor form.
Be a winner — we’ll also hold a drawing to pick the winner of a 50/50 raffle and a three-night vacation package valued at $500 at the beautiful Bent Creek Golf Village in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, Oct. 2-5, 2017. Accommodations will sleep four. A donation of $5 gets you six tickets for the raffle and vacation giveaway. Winner need not be present. For tickets, contact any Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Committee Member.
If you aren’t a golfer, or you can’t make it to the outing, you can still help the LSHOF museum and the J. Ed Uland Scholarships with a generous donation. Click here for details on donating.
Posted July 7, 2017
Look through our banquet program book video
Here’s a quick video look through our banquet program book from the 2017 LSHOF enshrinement banquet, courtesy of Lorain Schools TV20. Lots of good information.
Posted July 12, 2017
Video & Photos of 2017 LSHOF Enshrinement Banquet
Enjoy this video of the 2017 Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement Banquet, courtesy of Lorain Schools TV20. Congratulations once again to all our new enshrinees!
Posted July 3, 2017
Check out the photo albums with nearly 300 pictures from the May 4, 2017, Lorain Sports Hall Enshrinement Banquet, courtesy of the Lorain Schools TV20.
Posted June 20, 2017
2014 Uland winner Kaya shines at Defiance College
Clearview’s Sarah Kaya, recipient of the 2014 J. Ed Uland Award, continues her successful ways in softball at
Defiance College. This season, she was named 1st team All-Conference, after getting honorable mention as a freshman. She led the team in pitching stats, with a 13-11 record, three shutouts, a 2.21 earned run average and 82 strikeouts in 152.1 innings. She pitched 18 complete games in 26 appearances, including 22 starts. The team took third place in the tournament. Her 13 wins tied for seventh all-time in a single season, and she ranked 10th all-time in strikeouts, her parents, Jeff & Denise Kaya, are happy to report.
Posted May 16, 2017
Class of 2017 enshrined, Naz gets Uland Award
The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame banquet on May 4 at DeLuca’s Place in the Park saw the enshrinement of the LSHOF Class of 2017. For more on the event, click here.
The enshrinees are:
Also at the banquet, Lorain High’s Naz Bohannon was presented with the 2017 J. Ed Uland award. See more here on the award.
Posted May 5, 2017
New honors for LSHOF enshrinee Lillian Saez
Lorain High track star Lillian Saez, a 2016 Lorain Sports Hall of Fame enshrinee, received another honor today as she was inducted into the Lorain County Track and Cross Country Hall of Fame. The recognition came during the Lorain County Athletic Administrators Association meeting at the Amherst track meet.
In 1988, Lillian won a state championship in girls track, finishing first in the 400 meter event at the Class AAA meet in a time of 54.95 seconds.
Congratulations to Lillian on her county hall of fame recognition.
Posted April 13, 2017
Posted from Lorain Schools TV20 Facebook Page April 11, 2017
Get tickets now, LSHOF banquet only 3 weeks away
The 48th annual Lorain Sports Hall of Fame enshrinement banquet is scheduled for May 4, 2017, at Deluca’s Place in the Park. For information relative to this year’s inductees, tickets and advertising, please see below:
Updated April 9/Posted March 18, 2017
Naz Bohannon tops off career as Mr. Basketball
Naz Bohannon topped off his high school career by receiving the most prestigious local basketball award, Mr. Basketball. See who he joins in holding this title.
Posted March 27, 2017
Naz Bohannon named to 1st Team All-Ohio
Congratulations to Lorain High senior Naz Bohannon and the Titans basketball team! The Titans’ senior forward was named to The Associated Press Division I All-Ohio First Team on March 22, 2017. More details on Naz and the All-Ohio announcement can be found at this link https://goo.gl/m8lErC
Posted March 23, 2017
Eric Morrison dies, was 2014 LSHOF enshrinee
The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame Committee extends its condolences to the family and friends of 2014 LSHOF enshrinee Eric Morrison, who passed away on March 3. Morrison was a basketball standout at Admiral King High School and later at Capital University. He was a key player on the 1979-80 team that earned King its first appearance in the Class AAA state championship game. Morrison is pictured here with his daughter Kymberlee when he was enshrined. His LSHOF entry can be read at this link https://goo.gl/HETGlo and his obituary can be seen at this link, https://goo.gl/yfdCTF
Posted March 10, 2017
LSHOF NAMES 2017 ENSHRINEES
Clippers’ Bennett honored by LSHOF
Posted Jan. 25, 2017
LSHOF honors Titans’ Chavis, Cross and Brooks
Posted Jan. 25, 2017
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you all!
Posted Dec. 24, 2016
Titans win first basketball game in new gym
Congratulations to the Lorain High School Titans on a double milestone! The Titans defeated a determined Vermilion Sailors team 66-57 to open the 2016 season at home on Dec. 6. It also went into history as a victory for the Titans in the first regular boys basketball game ever played in the gym at the new Lorain High School.
Posted Dec. 7, 2016
Congratulations to Titans’ All-Ohio players!
Proud of you, Titans!
The Lorain Sports Hall of Fame is proud of you, Lorain High Titans, for your inspiring football season! Now, Olentangy Liberty moves on to the Final Four with their 24-20 Regional Finals win. The Titans’ memorable season comes to a close, after coming “thisclose” to pulling out a last-second victory. Thanks for all the thrills, Titans!
Posted Nov. 18, 2016
Fantastic! Football & volleyball honors
Posted Nov.17, 2016
Posted Nov.17, 2016
Tickets & directions to Titans Nov. 18 Regional Finals
Lorain High (10-2) will play Olentangy Liberty (12-0) this Friday, November 18th at 7:30 at Mansfield Madison Ram Field at StarTek Stadium. Presale tickets for the public will be sold at the Charleston Administration Center on Wednesday and Thursday from 8am-12noon and 1pm-4pm. Tickets will also be available to students and staff at LHS before and after school and during lunch periods. All presale tickets are $8 ($9 at the gate). Children 5 and under are FREE. There will be $3 charge for parking. Gates will open to the public at 6:00.
Posted Nov. 13, 2016
Titans win, move to Division 1 Region 2 Finals
Congratulations to the Lorain High Titans who dominated Dublin Jerome in a 30-14 playoff victory tonight! The Titans now will face Olentangy Liberty for the Divsion I Region 2 championship next Friday. The Titans were down 14-6 at the half, but came back to score 24 unanswered points for the victory over Dublin Jerome.
Posted Nov. 11, 2016
On Nov. 4, 2016: Great Titans’ win, 34-14, over Lewis Center Olentangy in the first high school football playoff game ever hosted by Lorain. Here’s the story
Posted Nov. 5, 2016