April 19, 2014

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Flora Mae Williams

Flora Mae Williams, 86, of Lorain, passed away on Monday, September 3, 2007, in the Autumn Aegis Nursing Home following a long illness. She was born in Clanton, Ala., coming to Lorain many years ago from Cleveland where she lived for 20 years. She was employed in the housekeeping departments for many years in different Read More…

Indians 7, Twins 5: Hafner homers twice in 11-inning win

MINNEAPOLIS — Travis Hafner hit two home runs and the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians past the Minnesota Twins 7-5 on Tuesday night. Franklin Gutierrez led off the inning with a walk from Julio DePaula (0-1). After a sacrifice bunt by Casey Blake and an intentional walk to Grady Read More…

Browns: Cribbs is more than just a return man

  BEREA — Joshua Cribbs didn’t displace Tim Carter as the No. 3 receiver, but he’s still expected to be a key contributor on offense. Cribbs had a strong preseason in his third year with the team. He turned a short pass from Brady Quinn into a 20-yard touchdown vs. the Broncos with a quick Read More…

Dan Coughlin: Browns fans just ain’t what they used to be

 My children missed the glory of the Browns. They were born too late. They never will connect to the Browns the way I did in the 1950s and ’60s. Their generation is deprived and ours was spoiled. Today anybody can be a Browns fan. There’s nothing special. Everybody seems to be a member. There are Read More…

Tressel was rooting for the Wolverines

    COLUMBUS — Fans cheered, players laughed, horns honked. It was quite a little celebration. No, that wasn’t the reaction around Ohio Stadium to Ohio State’s 38-6 win over Youngstown State on Saturday, but rather Michigan’s stunning 34-32 home loss to Appalachian State that ended later. The final minutes of the game were shown Read More…

College football poll: Michigan falls out of Top 25

  NEW YORK — Thud! The final fallout from a disastrous opening weekend for Michigan came Tuesday, when the Wolverines dropped all the way out of The Associated Press Top 25, an unprecedented fall from No. 5 to unranked. The Wolverines also dropped out of the USA Today coaches poll Top 25. Since the AP Read More…

High school volleyball: Keystone comes from behind vs. Wellington

  WELLINGTON – The heat, the noise, the hostile crowd – it all conspired against Keystone. And it looked like it was all going to get to the Wildcats after Wellington dominated Game 1 in a key Patriot Athletic Conference match Tuesday. The Dukes clobbered Keystone, the conference favorite, in the opening game, 25-12. Wellington Read More…

Boys soccer: Pioneers fall to Solon

    ELYRIA – Elyria’s winless boys soccer team took the field Tuesday afternoon against Solon, which according to some polls is one of the seven best high-school teams in Ohio. But for the longest time, memories of the U.S. Olympic hockey team vs. the Soviet Union came to mind. And Villanova-Georgetown in the 1985 Read More…

Tuesday’s high school sports roundup

 Volleyball Midview 25-25-25, Rocky River 19-19-22 EATON TWP. – Midview’s Jacki Street had 12 kills, two solo blocks and eight block assists as the Middies defeated Rocky River 25-19, 25-19, 25-22 in West Shore Conference action on Tuesday. Stephanie Bayus had 15 service points (four aces), while Maureen Kessler had 12 kills for the Middies (3-1, Read More…

Three men missing on Lake Erie

VERMILION — The U.S. Coast Guard has been searching a more than 2,000-square-mile swath of Lake Erie for three Wooster boaters who were last heard from Sunday night. But time is not on the side of the boaters or the Coast Guard, which has used its own helicopters and boats and a Canadian Coast Guard Read More…