Local Sports

LOCAL SPORTS

High School Basketball Schedule
Lorain@ BrushDecember 3Boys
Avon@ AmherstDecember 4Girls
Avon Lake@ AvonDecember 6Boys
Elyria Catholic@ ColumbiaDecember 14Boys
Vermilion@ Oak HarborDecember 21Boys
Elyria@ LorainDecember 30Girls
Elyria@ LorainDecember 30 Boys
Elyria@ MentorJanuary 3Boys
Westlake@ North RidgevilleJanuary 7Boys
Midview@ Avon LakeJanuary 10Boys
Avon Lake @ MidviewJanuary 11Girls
Vermilion@ SanduskyJanuary 14Boys
Avon@ AmherstJanuary 17Boys
Amherst@ MidviewJanuary 24Boys
Avon Lake@ North RidgevilleJanuary 31Boys
Rocky River@ Elyria CatholicFebruary 5Girls
Lorain@ Cleveland HeightsFebruary 7Boys
Elyria@ MedinaFebruary 14Boys
Avon@ LorainFebruary 18Boys

SPORTS DIRECTOR

Don Vincent

Don was a two sport high school athlete at Lorain Southview playing football for the Saints as well as basketball for Hall of Fame Coach Larry Stark. He continued his football career at John Carroll University where he earned his Bachelor degree in Psychology. He has been with WOBL & WDLW since 1997 and started working with the Sports Team in 1999. Don was a part of the team that won multiple APA award in the mid 2000’s and has been a play by play voice for the stations since 2001. He was also a part of the original team to cover Oberlin College football for the stations and is still a part of that team as they go into their 16th year of covering the Yeomen. Don recently took on the role of Sports Director at the Stations and will serve as the Play by Play voice on WDLW for high school football and will be the lead Play by Play voice for High School basketball coverage this winter for the stations. Don still lives in Lorain with his wife of 30 years.

WDLW TEAM

Bob “Tomo” Tomaszewski

Bob is a U.S. Army Veteran and a retired teacher with 33 years of service with Avon Lake City Schools. “Tomo” was a stand out at Admiral King high school and then at California State College in Pennsylvania before being called to the Service. He returned to school after discharge and finished his degree in education. Bob coached football at Avon Lake and Lorain Catholic as well as wrestling at Avon Lake and later became a wrestling official. We has received recognition from The SWC, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Greater Cleveland Wrestling Officials Assn., Lorain County Wrestling Coaches and Officials Assoc. Hall of Fame and the Lorain Sports Hall of Fame. This 2017 season will mark 47 years Tomo has either coached or broad cast football. He has been married to his wife "Saint" Chris for 44 years and they have 2 married sons and 5 grandchildren

Jim “The Coach” Baker

Originally from Wellington, Jim retired from teaching in the Avon Schools in 2014. He started his coaching career in the north western part of the state before taking over the program in Avon, where his fiery style met with great success. He has been a part of the WOBL and WDLW sports team since retirement primarily providing color analysis for basketball. He has been a part of our football coverage for a number of years, but this year will take over as the studio host for pre-game and post-game shows.