July 30, 2014

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William Bonds

William Bonds, 66, of Greenwood, SC and formerly of Elyria, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2007 at his home. William was a member of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Greenwood, SC, and a former member of Second Baptist Church of Elyria. Mr. Bonds was educated through the South Carolina School System before coming to Read More…

Indians down Twins’ Johan Santana for fifth time this season

MINNEAPOLIS — If the Cleveland Indians avoid a colossal collapse and finish with the AL Central title at the end of this month, they can count their mastery of Johan Santana and the Minnesota Twins as one of the reasons for the success. C.C. Sabathia threw eight shutout innings, and the Indians topped Santana and Read More…

Charlie Frye will start vs. the Steelers

BEREA — Charlie Frye knows what it’s like to lead the Browns against the Steelers, and he spent the last seven months working to have the chance again. He got his wish Monday, as coach Romeo Crennel announced Frye as the starter for the opener Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium. “Obviously I’m excited,” he said. Read More…

Browns notes: Kevin Shaffer taking it slow

BEREA — Right tackle Kevin Shaffer stayed inside Monday afternoon as the Browns began preparations outside for the opener vs. the Steelers. The sun was bright, and the team is being cautious as Shaffer recovers from a concussion suffered Aug. 25 in Denver. “A couple days ago the headaches stopped,” Shaffer said Monday before practice. Read More…

Girls high school cross country: Farver hoping to lead Bay to state

Bay’s Hannah Farver enjoyed individual glory at last year’s Division II state cross country meet. The Rockets senior finished 25th in 19:30 at Columbus to become the first Bay girl since 1981 to earn all-state honors. But it was slightly bittersweet. Farver’s team was left behind. The Bay girls failed to qualify from regionals after Read More…

Boys high school cross country: Cremean, Lowry have common goals

Their paths rarely cross, but Vermilion senior Nate Cremean and Amherst junior Kyle Lowry have some things in common. The two area cross country standouts are on a mission: Qualify their teams to regionals, and perhaps beyond. Injuries stopped Vermilion in 2006 from earning a regional berth. A little bad luck was the difference for Read More…

High school cross country: 2007 team capsules

BOYS TEAM CAPSULES Lake Erie League Admiral King Admirals COACH: Karen Pfeiffer, first year 2006 RECORD: Incomplete team at conference, districts RETURNING LETTERWINNERS (4): Marcelino Cabrera, sr.; Michael McConnell, sr.; John Phillips, sr.; Ryan Sagert, sr. REMAINDER OF ROSTER: Josh Johnson, fr.; Adam Maholic, sr.; Ryan Riffe, fr.; Adam Sagert, so. KEY TO SEASON: Cabrera Read More…

Phil Mickelson holds off Tiger Woods to win Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. — Phil Mickelson’s return to Beantown was sweeter than he ever imagined. He was sitting in a suite at Fenway Park on Saturday night when Boston Red Sox rookie Clay Buchholz threw a no-hitter. And on a Labor Day finish that brought playoff atmosphere to the PGA Tour, Lefty pitched a gem of Read More…

Elyria’s Connolly wins NHRA U.S. Nationals

CLERMONT, Ind. — With four Pro Stock wins under his belt going into the weekend’s NHRA Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, Elyria’s Dave Connolly knew he was having a great season. But what was to come next put it over the top. The 24-year-old Elyria High graduate highlighted his fifth professional season with a win Monday Read More…

Police blotter: Sept. 4

Lorain police Thursday, Aug. 30 7 p.m. – 3900 block Pearl Ave., an electrical service conductor and pieces of copper wire totaling $2,000 in value were stolen from Lorain Appliance Company. Friday, Aug. 31 5:03 p.m. – 1800 block E. 32nd St., a woman told police she was struck by her 14-year-old son when she Read More…