April 16, 2011
White Team Takes Spring Football Game with Fourth Quarter Surge
A 10-0 fourth quarter propelled the White Team to a 16-7 victory over the Green Team in the annual Lake Erie College football Spring Game at a soggy Jack Britt Memorial Stadium.
April 15, 2011
Storm Wraps Up Spring Practice with Annual Green-White Game
The football team's annual intersquad scrimmage, the Green-White Spring Game, will conclude the spring practice season on Saturday, April 16, at Britt Stadium.
April 15, 2011
LIVE BLOG: Follow Storm Football Spring Game via Cover It Live
Follow all the action and get on the site insight from on the field as Lake Erie College football holds its annual Spring game Saturday
March 23, 2011
Spring Practice to Include Coaches' Clinic, Caps Off with Spring Game on April 16
The Lake Erie football team opened kicked off spring sessions on Friday, March 18. The 15-date nontraditional season will include team practices as well as the annual Coaches Clinic on April 9 and the Green vs. White Spring Game on April 16 at Britt Stadium.
February 3, 2011
Storm Football Announces Signing Day Class (With Video Interview)
Head coach Mark McNellie announced the 14 student-athletes who have signed to play with the Storm beginning with the 2011 season on Thursday (Feb. 2), the day after the opening of the national signing period.
February 2, 2011
Storm To Announce Signing Day Class on Thursday
To do severe weather conditions throughout most of the Midwest, including the city of Painesville, the Lake Erie football program will announce its 2011 National Signing Day class on Thursday, Feb. 3.
January 31, 2011
Assistant Coach Hazzard to Speak at GFCA Clinic Feb. 18
Storm offensive coordinator will give a presentation on Lake Erie's spread offense Friday, Feb. 18 as part of the Greater Cleveland Football Coaches Association Winter Clinic in Independence.
January 24, 2011
Football Announces Annual Award Winners
The Storm football team handed out its end-of-season awards and the team's annual banquet on Sunday, Jan. 23. The awards included special recognition awards, players of the year and the announcement of team captains for the 2010 season.
January 14, 2011
Gritz Named ECAC Division II Football All-Star
Lake Erie junior offensive lineman Mike Gritz was selected to the ECAC Division II Football All-Star Team, marking the second straight season a member of the Storm has been named to the squad.
December 14, 2010
Bryant Named to OCF.Com All-Ohio Team
Junior linebacker Cameron Bryant was named to the Ohio College Football.com All-Ohio FCS/II/NAIA Second Team after leading the Storm in tackles during the 2010 season.
November 18, 2010
Football Places Five on All-GLIAC Team
Juniors Sean Bedevelsky, Kenneth "Rudy" Glenn, Mike Gritz, Mike Hounshell and Brandon James were all named to the 2010 All-GLIAC Football Team as honorable mention selections. The conference squads, which were announced by the league office Nov. 17, were selected by the GLIAC coaches.
November 13, 2010
Storm Stumbles in Season Finale at Ashland, Snapping Three-Game Win Streak
Lake Erie committed seven turnovers and Ashland's Joe Horn scored six touchdowns to lead the Eagles to a seventh straight victory at Jack Miller Stadium Saturday (Nov. 13). Andre Wells caught a record 79-yard TD pass for the Storm in the loss.
November 11, 2010
GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Storm Takes Winning Streak to Ashland For Season Finale
Lake Erie will put its three-game winning streak on the line in the final regular season game Saturday (Nov. 13) at Ashland at 1 p.m. The game can be heard live on ESPN 970 or LakeErieStorm.com and will air on SportsTime Ohio on a tape delay basis (check listings).
November 6, 2010
What a Rush: Storm Runs to Third Straight Win, 31-27 over Tiffin
Junior Kameron Alexander rushed for a school-record 214 yards and sophomore Matt Krumpak threw two touchdowns in his first start to lead the Storm to a victory over the Dragons on senior day.
November 5, 2010
GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Storm Looks for Third Straight Win in Home Finale
Lake Erie hosts Tiffin on Saturday for Senior Day at Jack Britt Stadium. The Storm has won two straight and will look to win its second straight home finale.
October 30, 2010
Storm Runs Past Panthers, 30-15, For Second Straight Win
Lake Erie racked up a season-high 294 yards, led by Onesiaum Glass and Kameron Alexander, and got a blocked punt return for a touchdown by Akeem Solomon in picking up its first home win of the season.
October 29, 2010
GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Storm Returns Home to Host Panthers in Matchup for GLIAC Newcomers on Youth Day
The Lake Erie football team looks for its second straight win Saturday (Oct. 30) against fellow GLIAC rookie Ohio Dominican in a rematch of last year's 52-49 thriller. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.
October 27, 2010
D2football.com Tabs Bedevelsky as its National Offensive Player of the Week
Storm quarterback Sean Bedevelsky was named d2football.com's offensive player of the week on Tuesday (Oct. 26), one day after earning the same recognition from the GLIAC office.
October 26, 2010
Youth Day and Trick-or-Treat on the Track Set for Oct. 30 Football Game
Lake Erie football will hold its annual Youth Day celebration on Saturday, Oct. 30, when the Storm hosts Ohio Dominican. All area youth football players will get in free by wearing their youth team jersey.
October 25, 2010
Bedevelsky Named GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week
Storm junior quarterback Sean Bedevelsky became the first Lake Erie student-athlete to earn GLIAC weekly honors when he was named the league's Offensive Player of the Week Monday (Oct. 25) following his 441-yard, six-total touchdown game in the 48-45 win over Findlay.
October 23, 2010
GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Storm Travels to Findlay Saturday to Take on Oilers
Lake Erie begins a stretch of four straight games against in-state opponents on Saturday (OCt. 23) at the University of Findlay. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m. on ESPN 970 WFUN.
October 23, 2010
Marcotte's Kick at End Notches Storm's First GLIAC Win, 48-45 Over Findlay
Sophomore Sam Marcotte kicked a 22-yard field goal as Lake Erie rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a wild 48-45 win at Findlay Saturday. Three Storm receivers had over 100 yards and Sean Bedevelsky threw for 441 yards and 4 TDs in the win.
October 22, 2010
Coach McNellie To Join "X's and O's With the Pros" Tuesday Night
Head football coach Mark McNellie will join hosts LeCharles Bentley and Jerod Cherry Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Harry Buffalo Painesville for a live remote of ESPN Cleveland's "X's and O's with the Pros" at 7 p.m. T.J. Ward of the Cleveland Browns will be on site from 6-9 p.m. signing autographs for charity and will also be a guest on the show.
October 16, 2010
Storm Puts First-Half Scare into Number 1 Grand Valley State, But Second-Half Turnovers Thwart Upset Bid
Sean Bedevelsky put up nearly 370 yards and Lake Erie totaled 494 yards on offense as a team against the top-ranked Lakers, and led at one point 20-19, but four turnovers led to a 57-23 defeat.
October 15, 2010
Storm Travels to Top-Ranked Grand Valley Saturday Night
After a two-game homestand, Lake Erie will head to Allendale, Mich. to face the number-one team in Division II, Grand Valley State, under the lights at Lubber Stadium.
October 9, 2010
Turnovers Plague Storm Under the Lights in Loss to Wayne State on Fireworks Night
Despite putting up nearly 500 yards of offense, the Storm turned the ball over five times in a 28-16 setback against Wayne State on Saturday night (Oct. 9) in front of the largest crowd in Lake Erie history. (WITH VIDEO)
October 7, 2010
Storm Hosts Wayne State Saturday Night for Football and Fireworks
Lake Erie will host just the second home night game in school history this week when the Storm plays GLIAC South Division co-leader Wayne State Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. with a fireworks show to follow the game.
October 4, 2010
Coach McNellie to be Featured Guest on X's and O's With the Pros Oct. 5
Storm football coach Mark McNellie will be a featured guest on the "X's and O's with the Pros" radio show's live broadcast from Harry Buffalo Painesville on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. Cleveland Browns rookie Joe Haden will also be a guest on the show and sign autographs during his appearance.
October 2, 2010
Lake Erie Returns to Britt Stadium to Host First-Place Ferris State on Homecoming/Alumni Weekend
Coming off its near upset of #12 Hillsdale, the Storm returns home for just the second time this season Saturday (Oct. 2) against Ferris State. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. in the annual Homecoming/Alumni Weekend game.
October 2, 2010
Despite Total Yardage Edge, Storm Falls to Visiting Ferris State on Homecoming
Freshman Chris Brown rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown, but the Storm scored a touchdown just once on four trips inside the Bulldogs 20-yard line in a 22-12 setback. Lake Erie outgained Ferris State 351-310 in the game. (WITH VIDEO)
September 29, 2010
Lake Erie College to Host Football and Fireworks Night Oct. 9
A fireworks show will follow the Storm's game against Wayne State on Saturday night, Oct. 9th. Kickoff for the second home night game in school history will be 7 p.m. at Britt Stadium
September 25, 2010
Upset Bid Falls Short at #12 Hillsdale, 42-37
Sean Bedevelsky threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score as Lake Erie went toe-to-toe with the nationally-ranked Chargers before coming up just short in a shootout.
September 24, 2010
GAMEDAY CENTRAL: Storm Heads to Hillsdale to Face 12th-Ranked Chargers
Junior linebacker Gus Armbruster, the third-leading tackler in the GLIAC, and the Storm face a stern test on the road Saturday, Sept. 25, when they visit No. 12 Hillsdale. Follow the game on ESPN 970 WFUN or online at LakeErieStorm.com.
September 22, 2010
Lake Erie to Participate in Coach to Cure MD This Weekend
Head Coach Mark McNellie and the entire Storm coaching staff will wear armbands in support of the AFCA's program to raise awareness and funds for muscular dystrophy research. Fans can support the cause with a one-time $5 donation by texting "CURE" to 90999.
September 18, 2010
Storm Falls Behind Early, Can't Overcome Miscues and Cardinals
The host Cardinals scored on their first four possessions - aided by two Lake Erie turnovers - and went on to a 49-17 victory over the Storm on Saturday afternoon in Michigan. Freshman Chris Brown rushed for 43 yards and a TD in the loss.
September 16, 2010
Lake Erie Travels to Saginaw Valley State for GLIAC Road Tilt
The Storm and Cardinals are both in search of their first win of the season Saturday afternoon. Lake Erie is also aiming for its historic first GLIAC victory.
September 11, 2010
Second Half Swoon Does in Storm in GLIAC Opener
A record crowd of 2,168 fans saw Lake Erie hang tough in the first half against Michigan Tech in the GLIAC and home opener, but the Storm struggled to score points in the second half of a 42-13 Huskies win.
September 9, 2010
Storm Hosts Michigan Tech in Home, GLIAC Opener Saturday
The Lake Erie football team plays its first conference game on Saturday when it hosts Michigan Tech at Britt Stadium. There will be a tailgate for fans before the game and a special recognition to military and civil servants prior to kickoff as part of Patriot Day.
September 8, 2010
Lake Erie Plans Patriot Day Festivities for Home Opener on Sept. 11
Active military, veterans and law enforcement, fire and emergency medical professionals invited to attend game free of charge when the Storm takes on Michigan Tech.
September 2, 2010
Storm Opens 2010 Season Thursday Night at Gannon
The third season of varsity football at Lake Erie begins Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. when the Storm travels to Erie, Pa. for the second straight season to open against Gannon. The Knights have won the last two meetings between the two by a total of three points.
September 2, 2010
Storm Falls in Season Opener at Gannon
Lake Erie had a fourth-quarter lead for the second straight year in Erie, but could not overcome four turnovers in a 26-20 loss to the Knights in the 2010 opener Thursday night (Sept. 2)
August 30, 2010
Storm Football Season Preview
After posting a 7-4 record in 2009, head coach Mark McNellie's squad returns 21 starters and 47 regulars as it begins play in arguably the nation's toughest Division II conference (WITH VIDEO).
August 18, 2010
GLIAC Unveils Football Media Day Website
The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference unveiled its 2010 Football Media Day website on Aug. 18. The site includes information for the upcoming season, preseason polls and previews as well as interview with league coaches, including Storm Head Coach Mark McNellie.
August 14, 2010
Get on Board! LEC Provides Fan Bus to Football Opener at Gannon
Fans can follow the Storm to Erie, Pa. on Thursday, Sept. 2 when Lake Erie opens the 2010 football season at Gannon University. Cost is just $10 for faculty, staff and LEC parents and $5 for students with their I.D. Read more to see how to RSVP.