December 22, 2014

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No. 12 Ohio State 20, Akron 2: Buckeye defense carries the day

 COLUMBUS — “Safety First” may be a great motto in the industrial world but certainly not at Ohio Stadium. That’s what happened Saturday as the Ohio State Buckeyes slept-walked through an anemic first half — at least offensively — before pulling away for a 20-2 victory over Akron in front of 104,317 at the Horseshoe. Read More…

Ohio State: Offense still searching for room to move

 COLUMBUS — Until 1992, Ohio State went 58 years without playing an opponent from its home state. On Saturday, the Buckeyes’ offensive performance against Akron made that former policy appear shrewd. For the second week in a row, Ohio State’s ability to move the football was limited to brief spurts, all too often riddled with Read More…

Indians 6, Angels 1: Sabathia wins 17th game

ANAHEIM, Calif. — C.C. Sabathia tied for the major league lead with his 17th win, pitching his fourth complete game of the season to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 6-1 triumph over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Cleveland’s lead over Detroit in the AL Central remained at five games, as did the Read More…

Dan Coughlin: “I’m the fat guy in the middle”

 I’m the fat guy in the middle. Since I quit smoking, the pounds started sticking to me like Velcro. I saw what the scales said, but I didn’t realize what the mirror showed until we reviewed a videotape of the first “Friday Night Touchdown” of the season on Fox 8. I don’t like looking at Read More…

Browns: Steelers provide the biggest of opening opponents

 CLEVELAND — For a team that contends for the playoffs about as often as Appalachian State beats Michigan, today is as big as it gets for the Browns. The opener. At home. Versus the Steelers. “You can’t ask for anything better than this,” quarterback Charlie Frye said. Add to the backdrop the uncertain futures of Read More…

Phineas G. Serfozo

Phineas G. Serfozo, 67, of Vermilion, died on Saturday, September 08, 2007 at Lake Pointe Health Center, following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain.  

Browns: Today’s Game

 WHO: Browns vs. Steelers WHAT: Regular-season opener WHERE: Cleveland Browns Stadium TIME: 1 p.m. PRESEASON RECORDS: Browns 3-1; Steelers 4-1 2006 RECORDS: Browns 4-12; Steelers 8-8 SERIES: Tied at 55, including Pittsburgh’s 2-0 lead in postseason SERIES AT CLEVELAND: Browns lead 34-20 LAST MEETING: Steelers won 27-7 on Dec. 7 in Pittsburgh COACHES: Romeo Crennel Read More…

Lawrence T. Anthony

Lawrence T. Anthony, 59, a resident of Wellington, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2007 at Oberlin Medical Center, following a year long illness. He was born February 18, 1948 in Amherst, where he lived until age nine. He has been a resident of Wellington for the last 17 years. Lawrence worked at the Oberlin office Read More…

Tennis: Avon Lake and a Chiricosta take LCAAA tournament again

 AVON LAKE — For Amherst’s Megan Mendoza, the opponent has changed but the name remains the same. “I always have a Chiricosta,” the Comet senior laughed. Mendoza, who had three years of Southwestern Conference battles with Avon Lake’s Christine Chiricosta, met her younger sister Nikki on Saturday in the championship match of the Lorain County Read More…

James “J.B.” Jones

James "J.B." Jones, 65, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2007, at E.M.H. Regional Medical Center, Elyria, following a lengthy illness. He was born September 17, 1941 in Spring City, TN and moved to Elyria at the age of 13. J.B. served in the  U.S. Army in communications during the Berlin Crisis. He was Read More…