September 19, 2014

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Mid-D domination: Midview’s defense shuts down Amherst

EATON TWP. — Even facing a scintillating runner like Brandon Kish, Midview’s defenders stood tall. One week after stifling Elyria High’s rushing offense with minus yardage, the Middies had a greater challenge Friday night when Kish and the Amherst Comets came to Adelsberg Stadium. Just one week ago Kish shredded Nordonia for 196 yards rushing Read More…

Elyria Catholic wins big, still sees room for improvement

ELYRIA — Quarterback Cody Schuster said he doesn’t think the Elyria Catholic football team is where it ought to be. Coach Ben Malbasa agreed. Really? This was in the aftermath of the Panthers’ 42-6 thrashing of Southview in non-conference action Friday night at Knights of Columbus Field. So if they’re not where they need to Read More…

Big plays power Elyria to first win of season

ELYRIA — It’s been 21 years since Elyria High last played Marion Harding in football. But it may want to consider keeping the Presidents on the schedule. Unbelievable best describes the latest Pioneer assassination of the Prexies, 35-14, at Ely Stadium Friday night. Consider this: • Elyria ran back two fumbles for touchdowns — 88 Read More…

Pluck and luck carry Indians to seventh straight win

CLEVELAND — Welcome to Ozzie Guillen’s world. The Chicago White Sox manager has gone public with harsh criticism of his players on a number of occasions this week. Friday night at Jacobs Field, the Indians and their fans got to see why. Guillen’s last-place Sox were en route to ending Cleveland’s season-long winning streak in Read More…

Tribe notes: Dellucci’s return not a sure thing

CLEVELAND — The prospect of outfielder David Dellucci returning to help the Indians is beginning to look bleak. Though manager Eric Wedge said Thursday that Dellucci would accompany the team on its upcoming 10-game road trip (beginning Monday in Minnesota), he did not sound optimistic that Dellucci was ready to begin a minor league rehab Read More…

Doug Clarke: Musings on the sports world and beyond

Just becuz no one asked … • Yes, Virginia, there is still plenty of time left in the season for the Red Sox to fold — especially with Manny Being Manny deciding that a three-game series against the Yankees would be a good time to rest his strained oblique. • The Indians, bless their hearts, Read More…

College football: Could this be the Yeomen’s year?

OBERLIN — It wasn’t his best effort, statistically. Not by a long shot. But the Kenyon game of Nov. 4, 2006, is Chris Schubert’s fondest memory in his three years of playing football for Oberlin College. “It was a shootout,” said Schubert, a wide receiver and native of Oberlin. “We knew we would have to Read More…

Browns’ preseason stirs feelings of optimism

CHICAGO — Bring on the Steelers. The sentiment Thursday night inside the Browns’ locker room would’ve been the same regardless of what happened in the preseason. But a 19-9 win over the Bears, a 3-1 record and general competitiveness left the Browns feeling good about themselves with a regular-season visit from Pittsburgh next up on Read More…

Ex-commissioner avoids jail

Court: Michael Ross must still pay more than $1,000 by Sept. 30 ELYRIA — Former county Commissioner Michael Ross avoided prison Friday for failing to pay child support to two of his children, but that could change if he doesn’t pay some of the back support by Sept. 30. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE Former Commissioner Read More…

Off the beat: Sept. 1, 2007

You call this hot? And we thought it was hot here last week when temperatures soared into the 90s? Trust me, it’s all relative. COURTESY OF JOHN WALLACE John Wallace, an Elyria teacher stationed in Iraq, stands by a thermometer reading 130 degrees. As proof, I offer this picture of Elyria High teacher John Wallace, Read More…