November 25, 2014

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Elyria High softball team headed to state finals

For the second year in a row, the Elyria High School softball team will be vying for the state title. After two rain delays Friday afternoon at Brookside Park in Ashland, the No. 1 Pioneers finally put unranked Mason away, 2-1. The girls will face Hudson, who beat Pickerington Central, 5-4, on Friday for the Read More…

The King rules the court

LeBron scores Cavs’ final 25 points, carries team to within a win of finals cavaliers 109, pistons 107, double over-time AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — LeBron James was phenomenal, unbelievable, awesome, outstanding and tremendous Thursday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills. No, he was better than that. A lot better than that. Give James a Read More…

LeBron has a game to remember

“The Chosen One’’ has the Cavaliers on the verge of reaching the promised land. LeBron James turned in one of the greatest performances in NBA history Thursday night, scoring a career-playoff high 48 points as Cleveland rallied for a 109-107 double-overtime win over the Detroit Pistons. The breathtaking win in Game 5 of the Eastern Read More…

Indians pound Verlander, Tigers

indians 11, tigers 5 CLEVELAND — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana? Bring him on. Reigning Rookie of the Year and American League All-Star Justin Verlander? Him, too. Cowering to top-shelf pitching hasn’t been the Indians’ nature this season, as evidenced again by the rude reception they gave Verlander in an 11-5 victory over Read More…

Gutierrez back with big club – Tribe Notes

CLEVELAND — Franklin Gutierrez is back with the Indians. This time, he might even get a chance to play. Gutierrez, a 24-year-old outfielder who logged just three at-bats in his first stint with the Indians from May 6-19, was promoted from Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday, replacing relief pitcher Mike Koplove on Cleveland’s 25-man roster. According Read More…

Elyria knows Mason is real

Bob Daniels The Chronicle-Telegram The town is Mason, Ohio, population 29,000, way down south in Warren County. If you think of it at all, you probably think of Kings Island, the amusement park you can see from Interstate 71 just north of Cincinnati. You almost certainly don’t think of high school softball. Well, the time Read More…

Strickland: LCCC leads the way

ELYRIA — Ohio’s economic future hinges on education, and Lorain County Community College is serving as an example for the rest of the state in meeting both the educational needs of today’s workers and the workers of the future, Gov. Ted Strickland said Thursday. The governor’s praise came during a two-hour dedication program Thursday for Read More…

N. Ridgeville seniors head to ‘infinity’

ELYRIA — As the lights dimmed and the processional music played, the 257 North Ridgeville High School graduating seniors walked across the stage in their yellow and purple gowns. After years of hard work, the students were in the spotlight — sitting center stage at Lorain County Community College’s Stocker Center. But before they could Read More…

Class leaves its mark on Clearview

LORAIN — When the class of 2007 at Clearview High School graduates this week, the advanced art students will have left behind a piece of themselves for those who follow. Art teacher Jean Jensen’s seniors have created a mural that depicts various aspects of their journey through their high school years. The students christened the Read More…

Slain patrolman Jason West laid to rest in Avon

A sea of officers, an ocean of silence AVON — The thick silence was broken only by the steady thumping of a news helicopter above and the crunching of gravel underneath freshly polished shoes. More than 1,000 officers stood stone-faced in front of the church, long after the steeple bells rang and bagpipes melodically cried Read More…