Elyria Catholic High School is a private Catholic high school located in Elyria, Ohio. It is run by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. Elyria Catholic was built in 1949 and since then has graduated more than 7,500 young men and women. A newly added physical education complex was completed in 2007 along with an economics lab. Elyria Catholic is the only Catholic high school found in Lorain County.The school colors are forest green, white, and black and athletic teams are known as the Panthers. The school is a member of the Great Lakes Conference. The football and soccer teams play in the Knights of Columbus Field which was built in the early 1960s.State championships Football – 1976, 1983, 1984 Boys cross country – 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978 Boys cross country - state runners-up: 1972, 1979, 1983, 2009Notable alumni Matt Wilhelm - Class of 1999 - professional football player in the National Football League (NFL) Brianne McLaughlin - Class of 2005 - Named to the U.S. women's ice hockey team at the 2010 Winter Olympics.