April 20, 2014

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Browns’ Jones showing confidence, leadership

BEREA — Prior to last season, the only thing Browns safety Sean Jones was known for was being in a Campbell’s Chunky Soup commercial as a rookie in 2004. What a difference a year makes. Jones blossomed into one of the Browns’ better defensive players, sharing the team lead with five interceptions while starting every Read More…

Browns notes: If Bentley plays, it won’t be until Week 7

BEREA — LeCharles Bentley’s comeback from reconstructive knee surgery has been put on hold. The Browns placed the veteran center on the physically unable to perform list Tuesday, meaning he cannot be activated until the seventh week of the regular season. In the meantime, Bentley is allowed to attend meetings and continue his rehabilitation at Read More…

Police blotter: Aug. 29, 2007

Lorain police Wednesday, Aug. 22 6:39 p.m. – 3200 block Livingston Ave., neighbors fighting. 10:30 p.m. – East 36th Street, Christopher Atkinson, 19, of Lorain, charged with improper use of headlights and driving under suspension. Thursday, Aug. 23  7:41 p.m. – 900 block E. 32nd St., bulldog bit 59-year-old man in the leg; dog was Read More…

High school volleyball: Southview scorches King

LORAIN — The heat on Tuesday night was bad enough outside. It was brutal inside the Southview gymnasium. “We were hoping the match would come down to conditioning,” Admiral King’s first-year coach Jen King said. “If it had, we knew we could win. The girls have been working hard on their conditioning and we thought Read More…

Man lets dogs defecate on property

LORAIN — A West 22nd Street resident told police Sunday morning that a man who allowed two dogs to defecate in his yard also threatened his son at gunpoint, a Lorain police report said. The resident told police he was looking out his bedroom window when he saw the man, wearing a blue shirt with Read More…

Boeckman gets nod as Buckeyes’ starting QB

COLUMBUS — To the surprise of no one, Todd Boeckman will start at quarterback when No. 11 Ohio State hosts I-AA Youngstown State on Saturday in its 118th season opener. “Todd Boeckman is the guy that’s going to have the first chance to go out there and be nervous and have some fun,” coach Jim Read More…

District cleans up Fairhome

LORAIN — Neighbors near Fairhome Alternative School came home to a pleasant surprise Wednesday. The weeds and grass around the Illinois Avenue building had been cut and the area cleaned of debris by maintenance crews from Lorain Schools. Neighbors had been complaining for about a month that the weeds around the school, which the school Read More…