September 1, 2014

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Bette L. Fell

Bette L. Fell, 78, of Norwalk, died early Thursday morning, August 30, 2007, in the Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky. She was born July 5, 1929 in Bronson Township, to the late Clarence P. and Maude (Fisher) Geiger and was a lifelong area resident. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She Read More…

Indians continue dominance over Twins ace Johan Santana

CLEVELAND — Johan, Schmohan. Making history by beating Twins ace Johan Santana three times in one season was not enough for the Indians. They had to make it four. Getting to Santana early was the prescription for another precedent-setting victory over the two-time American League Cy Young Award winner Wednesday night, with the Indians completing Read More…

Tribe notes: New guys are making a big impact

CLEVELAND — Fausto Carmona is one of the Indians’ top starting pitchers. Rafael Perez is one of their most effective late-inning relievers. And outfielder Franklin Gutierrez and second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera have given the team more than a lift. None of them were expected to be here. “We’ve got a group of people here that Read More…

Browns looking for strong finish in preseason finale vs. Bears

CHICAGO — A meaningless preseason finale? Not for the Browns. For a team with the fragile psyche that comes from four straight losing seasons, the only meaningless games are the ones at the end of the season with the playoffs out of reach. So while the defending NFC champion Bears will barely break a sweat Read More…

Browns vs. Bears fact box

Bears (3-0) vs. Browns (2-1) WHEN: Tonight, 8 o’clock WHERE: Soldier Field, Chicago TV/RADIO: Channel 3; WMMS 100.7-FM 2006 RECORDS: Browns 4-12; Bears 13-3, lost to Colts in Super Bowl LAST WEEK: Browns beat Broncos 17-16; Bears beat San Francisco 31-28 SERIES: Browns lead 15-7 LAST PRESEASON MEETING: Bears won 20-7 last year in Cleveland Read More…

Volleyball season preview: Keystone ready to use its Kincannon

LAGRANGE — Kari Kincannon can be aptly described as, in the words of an old song, a walking contradiction. She’s a vocal leader of the Keystone volleyball team, yet her coach said there’s not a bit of ego in her. She’s proud of all the postseason honors that have been bestowed upon her since her Read More…

Court order takes Lorain officer off streets

LORAIN — A Lorain police officer was placed on paid leave and barred from carrying a gun after he was accused of showing up at the Amherst home of his estranged wife and threatening to kill himself with a gun, according to court records. Lorain Police Chief Cel Rivera said Officer Corey Earl, 45, was Read More…

Two stabbed in Elyria brawl

ELYRIA — A bloody brawl Wednesday between two Elyria men — one wielding a knife, the other a baseball bat — sent both to a Cleveland hospital with stab wounds. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE LifeCare personnel treat a stabbing victim on Gates Avenue in Elyria on Wednesday. Police said they were still trying to determine Read More…

Elyria Catholic’s volleyball team stay perfect with win over NDCL

ELYRIA — A quick start got the momentum going, and after a small letdown in Game 3 it was regained with a spirited rally as Elyria Catholic handed visiting Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin its first loss of the season. The Panthers (2-0, 2-0 North Coast League) downed the visiting Lions (2-1, 1-1) 25-19, 25-17, 23-25, 25-19 Read More…

Big Ten notes: League network still has limited viewership

The Big Ten Network is ready for football season, though few fans will get to see its first big day. The conference’s new TV network has been unable to sign a deal with the two largest cable television providers in the Midwest — Comcast and Time Warner. On one side of the feud is the Read More…