December 19, 2014

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Amherst seniors step into the future

CLEVELAND — The Amherst High School graduating students started a new tradition at their commencement ceremony Sunday evening. To add a personal touch to the ceremony, seniors voted two teachers, MaryJo Moluse and Janet Grissinger, to have the honor of announcing the 336 students’ names as the graduates received their diplomas. As the seniors celebrated Read More…

New London class commences its journey – New London Graduation

NEW LONDON — The famous physicist Albert Einstein once said, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Speaking before his 86 classmates, New London valedictorian Lucas Smith challenged them to live as if everything is a Read More…

No rain on their parades – Avon Lake

AVON LAKE — Cameras rhythmically flashed from both sides of the gymnasium like an electronic light show. Exactly 46 of them sparkled in just the first minute alone as a sea of maroon and gold gowns poured onto the hardwood floor. Names like Matthew, Christopher and Megan were shouted by fathers from the bleachers as Read More…

Avon Graduation

AVON — Despite the gloomy and rainy atmosphere outside, it was all smiles inside the Avon High School gymnasium as the class of 2007 filed onto the floor for one last assembly. Decorated in white and purple, 156 seniors received their diplomas and shook hands with board of education directors. The band, decked out in Read More…

Time to look ahead

Cavs begin thinking about Spurs CLEVELAND — It took the Cavaliers 37 long years to get to their first NBA Finals. Now that they’re finally in them, there’s a chance an NBA championship might only be about two weeks away. So while Saturday was undeniably a long-awaited night of celebration for the Cavaliers — not Read More…

Sowers’ struggles continue

TIGERS 9, INDIANS 2 CLEVELAND — Another struggling Indians starter took the mound Sunday and received the same result as the first one. Jeremy Sowers actually trumped the subpar performance of rotation mate Cliff Lee a night earlier, offering up another stinker of his own in a 9-2 loss to the Tigers, which gave Detroit Read More…

Victor to the rescue – Tribe Notes

CLEVELAND — Where would the Indians be without Victor Martinez? Probably not first place. With their designated run producer Travis Hafner struggling to find his stroke through Cleveland’s first 55 games, Martinez has more than picked up the slack for the guy he hits behind in the order, leading the team with 12 home runs Read More…

LCCC frosh earns berth

Standing on the 17th tee, Eric Polansky knew what he had to do. It didn’t seem all that tough. Just play one stroke better than his playing partner on the last two holes and win the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XII Division III golf title and snag the lone spot in the national Read More…

Choi wins with rally

DUBLIN — K.J. Choi doesn’t feel entirely comfortable speaking English, so he relies on a translator for some of the more difficult questions and answers in his news conferences. But Choi had no trouble turning a phrase Sunday as he described the birdie on No. 9 that closed his front-nine 30 and gave him the Read More…

OSU prez leaves with no regrets

COLUMBUS — When Ohio State president Karen Holbrook steps down at the end of the month, she’ll leave behind a university with more stringent admissions requirements and an improved national academic ranking. She says she has few regrets, despite criticism of crackdowns on football tailgaters and other measures aimed at putting a stop to post-game Read More…