July 29, 2014

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Anderson gets his turn at QB, but Brady’s turn is coming

BEREA — The Browns did their best to regain a sense of normalcy Wednesday, a day after trading starting quarterback Charlie Frye in an unprecedented move. Injured players got treatment. Healthy players practiced in full pads. Coach Romeo Crennel gave a mini-scouting report on the Cincinnati Bengals. But the drama that has surrounded the quarterback Read More…

Browns notes: Johnson plans to get up close and personal with Dawg Pound

BEREA — John “Big Dawg” Thompson may get some company in the Dawg Pound on Sunday. “I hope I get in there,” Bengals receiver Chad Johnson said Wednesday in a conference call. “They can give me some popcorn, throw some beers at me, whatever they want to do. “I’m going to jump in the Dawg Read More…

Lorain police officer released from treatment

Lorain police officer Corey Earl was released from a Willoughby hospital where he`d been taken for psychiatric treatment last week, though Amherst police and sheriff`s deputies declined to say when he was released. Earl, 45, had been taken to the hospital Friday for psychiatric treatment and was released within the past five days, police said, Read More…

Thome hits No. 499 as White Sox down Indians

CHICAGO — Jim Thome is just one away now, and he’s having a whole lot of fun with his pursuit of a memorable milestone. Thome hit his 499th homer and drove in three runs to lead the Chicago White Sox over the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Wednesday. “It’s been pretty awesome,” Thome said. “I guess it’s Read More…

Elyria man seeking some help

ELYRIA – Nine years ago, Elyria resident Tom Conlan gained national attention when he became the first person to receive a special electronic device to help him breathe. Conlan Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Tom Conlan When: 2 p.m. Saturday Where: Fraternal Order of Police, state Route 82 in North Eaton. What: Dinner, magician, door prizes Read More…

Cross country notes: North Olmsted’s Bullard making big strides

Junior Dan Bullard of North Olmsted has really turned things up a notch this season. For the second straight weekend, Bullard clocked a personal-record time. The 5-foot-4, 114-pound Bullard ran 16 minutes, 23 seconds and finished 15th at Saturday’s 39th annual Tiffin Distance Carnival. He eclipsed his previous best time of 16:43 that he ran Read More…

Prep volleyball: Keystone sweeps Elyria Catholic

ELYRIA — Keystone started slowly, but it didn’t take long for the undefeated Wildcats to find their game Wednesday night as they swept host Elyria Catholic at the Coliseum to improve to 7-0 on the season. The Panthers got out to a 4-0 start in the opening game before Wildcat star Kari Kincannon slammed home Read More…

Boys soccer: Rockets rock Ridgeville

BAY VILLAGE — It was one of those routs in which the loser didn’t play as badly as the score might have conveyed. That doesn’t make North Ridgeville’s 6-1 waxing on Bay’s sparkling new artificial surface any easier to swallow. But the way the Rangers played through most of their West Shore Conference soccer match Read More…

Health issues cause North Ridgeville coach to step down

It wasn’t the losing and it wasn’t the time away from his family. North Ridgeville boys basketball coach Mark Rechin resigned his position last week, citing personal health concerns. Rechin leaves a Rangers program with a 71-91 record over the past seven seasons. “The only thing I wish to share, as far as having to Read More…

Watch out, OSU, Huskies QB is big, fast and talented

SEATTLE — To commemorate the 1960 Washington Huskies, who beat No. 1 Minnesota in the Rose Bowl, the university wanted to market throwback jerseys with the No. 60 on them this season. Northwest retailers, however, balked at 60. The retailers’ message: “Put No. 10 on it, and we’ll buy them.” They did and they’re selling Read More…