September 2, 2014

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Elyria graduation on for tonight

The commencement ceremony for Elyria High School ’s 438 graduates will begin tonight at 7 at Ely Stadium, 1915 Middle Ave. Parking spaces at the stadium will be limited but there will be shuttle buses from Value City and from Elyria High School beginning at 5:30.

Are Cavs experienced?

NBA FINALS: cavaliers VS. SPURS Snow’s been there, wants to make sure Cavs believe they belong CLEVELAND — The San Antonio Spurs have won NBA championships in 1999, 2003 and 2005, with Tim Duncan earning series MVP honors each time. Other than Eric Snow, who reached the NBA Finals as a seldom-used rookie with Seattle Read More…

Spurs’ focus not just LeBron

Elizabeth White The Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James may be the star of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but the San Antonio Spurs know better than to ignore the other four players on the court. “They wouldn’t be in the finals without LeBron, we wouldn’t be in the finals without Tim Duncan,” Spurs coach Gregg Read More…

Top pick big one this year

CLEVELAND — The Indians have used their top draft pick on  college players the past five years. Expect that trend to change Thursday when another installment of the first-year player draft gets under way in Orlando, Fla. Cleveland, which owns the 13th overall pick in the draft, is expected to spend it on a high-ceiling, Read More…

Truex breaks through

First win a boost for Dale Earnhardt Inc., stops Hendrick roll Dan Gelston The Associated Press DOVER, Del. — DEI returned to Victory Lane with a junior — Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s unheralded and previously winless teammate, Martin Truex Jr. After another weekend of nonstop Earnhardt speculation, Truex gave the Dale Earnhardt Inc. team a much-needed Read More…

NASCAR’s boom

bill france jr.: 1933-2007 Jenna Fryer The Associated Press For Bill France Jr., it was never about fame or fortune. Everything he did — helping build Daytona International Speedway, moving the annual awards banquet to New York City and negotiating the first billion-dollar TV contract — he did with NASCAR’s best interests at heart. His Read More…

Midview Schools to pay withheld money

ELYRIA —  Midview Schools has settled a long-running feud with the contractor that built three elementary schools. The district has agreed to pay Sandusky-based Telamon Construction Inc. about $1.4 million in payments it withheld because work on the schools was completed three months late. The work was supposed to be done by May 2005, but Read More…

Steelworkers picket, cite stickers, drug tests

LORAIN — Members of Local 1104 United Steelworkers of America at Lorain Tubular plan to hold what they call an informational picket Thursday, saying the company is not abiding by some portions of the union’s contract. The workers will gather at the intersection of Grove Avenue and East 28th Street in Lorain between 1 and Read More…

Thunderstorms delay Elyria grads’ big day

ELYRIA — Seniors at Elyria High School will have to wait one more day to graduate after rain and thunderstorms put Monday’s ceremony on hold. The ceremony is rescheduled for 7 p.m. today at Ely Stadium, Elyria schools spokeswoman Amy Kren said. If another rain delay is necessary, the superintendent may decide to move the Read More…

Graduates reach end of rainbow – Lorain Admiral King

LORAIN — A rainbow looked down on the Admiral King graduates as they embraced their family and friends as they walked outside in the light rain after their commencement ceremony Monday. The last minute change in the ceremony’s location did not hold back the graduates, or their fans, from their loud applause and even louder Read More…