July 31, 2014

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Rain soaks county again

Black River avoids heavy flooding, but basements fill up JASON MILLER / CHRONICLE  The intersection of Griswold Road and Manor Drive in Elyria was closed Monday afternoon.  Flooded basements, water-logged streets and overwhelmed sewers. Lorain County has been through it before, and Monday was like a case of deja vu after a near-constant barrage of Read More…

Browns: Frye still the starter but QB race heating up

  BEREA — Charlie Frye is the Browns’ guy, at least for this week, but Brady Quinn has officially joined the battle. Coach Romeo Crennel wasted no time Monday in naming Frye his starting quarterback for Cleveland’s third preseason game in Denver, however, he made it clear that Quinn will also see increased action. “It’s Read More…

Browns camp: A lowdown on Monday’s practices

  WHAT HAPPENED: The Browns worked on a number of game situations in a two-hour indoor practice, including how to rush to the line of scrimmage and quickly run a play. They also ran 11-on-11 sets with the offense backed up to the goal line. QB DERBY: Charlie Frye wasn’t great, but he was the Read More…

LaGrange woman survives fall in Rockies

FRISCO, Colo. — A LaGrange woman was listed in stable condition Monday after falling 30 feet down a mountain ridge in Colorado. Betty Whyel, 29, was with friends Mike Bazar and Paul Findley, both of Amherst, during a hiking trip on Mount Royal around 4 p.m. Aug. 15 when they accidentally picked up on the Read More…

Ohio State Football: Seniors scarce on Buckeyes’ roster

  COLUMBUS — It’s that time of year when football teams blab on and on about how important their senior leadership will be. You don’t hear that coming out of Ohio State. That’s because seniors are on the endangered list for the Buckeyes. By extension, no one knows for certain if there will be a Read More…

High School Football: Usual suspects to contend for SWC title

  A funny thing happened on the way to a 10th consecutive Southwestern Conference football championship for Avon Lake. The Shoremen didn’t get it. To many area fans, Avon Lake not winning another SWC title is monumental. Those guys ALWAYS win the conference championship, don’t they? What gives? Well, maybe it’s simply that what the Read More…

Browns notes: Edwards trying the quiet approach

   BEREA — After two seasons full of bold statements and brash behavior, Braylon Edwards is healthy, happy and staying quiet. The charismatic wide receiver has turned over a refreshing new leaf — and plans on keeping it flipped all year long. “I’ve got a new energy, a new attitude and a new focus,’’ Edwards Read More…

Young white American teens happier

NEW YORK — From their relationships to their jobs to their money — even from they time they first roll out of bed — young white Americans are happier with life than their minority counterparts. According to an extensive survey of 1,280 people ages 13-24 by The Associated Press and MTV, 72 percent of whites Read More…

Elyria bus schedules INCORRECT

Please see the correct bus schedule on Elyria City Schools’ Web site: www.elyriaschools.org. Follow the links. First Student, the bus company that provides transportation for Elyria Schools, provided us with inaccurate information — last year’s bus schedules.

NFL preseason: Bears beat Colts in Super Bowl rematch

  INDIANAPOLIS — This time, Rex Grossman’s teammates bailed him out against the Indianapolis Colts. Chicago overcame another mistake-prone outing by its starting quarterback, scoring 17 straight points in the first half and 10 more after the break as the Bears beat the Colts 27-24 Monday night, Indy’s first home game since winning the Super Read More…