April 21, 2014

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Elizabeth M. Soja

Elizabeth M. Soja (nee: Rehm), 87, died Friday, September 28, 2007 at the Wesleyan Village in Elyria. She was born October 2, 1919 in Amherst Township and had resided in Elyria most of her life. Her interests included crossword puzzles, gardening and music. She is survived by a daughter, JoAnn Tanner of Grafton; granddaughter, Christine; Read More…

Betty Grace Sanker

Betty Grace Sanker, 85, of Oberlin, died Saturday, September 29, 2007 at Center Ridge Health Care Center in N. Ridgeville. She was born on August 16, 1922 in Morrisdale, PA. Mrs. Sanker retired in April of 1999 from the Elyria Memorial Hospital in Elyria after 21 years of service. She had also worked for the Read More…

Agnes M. Berchak

Agnes M. Berchak (nee Stark), 93 of North Ridgeville, died Saturday, September 29, 2007 at Life Care Center of Elyria following a long illness. She was born May 9, 1914 in Dover, OH, now known as Westlake. She had resided in North Ridgeville the past 71 years. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Read More…

Century City: C.C. wins 100th as Tribe wraps up home field for ALDS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — C.C. Sabathia is ready to get a fresh look at the New York Yankees. Sabathia survived line drives off each wrist — both hit by Mark Grudzielanek — and earned his 100th career victory, pitching the Cleveland Indians past Kansas City 5-3 Friday night to wrap up home-field advantage for the Read More…

Browns’ Winslow hurting, still wants to play Sunday

BEREA — Kellen Winslow pointed to the “U” on his right arm, part of a collage of tattoos across the tight end’s upper body. “You can’t hold us down,” he said Friday. Winslow was referring to former University of Miami Hurricanes, especially those in the NFL. They call Miami “The U” and stick together like Read More…

Browns notes: Coaches back Wright despite some wrong moves

BEREA — Rookie cornerback Eric Wright has given up four touchdowns in three games, but coach Romeo Crennel and defensive coordinator Todd Grantham stood firm in his corner this week. “Eric improves every day in practice and as a rookie you’re going to get a lot more challenges on Sunday than the other guy,” Grantham Read More…

Doug Clark: Sports, life better when there was Ozark Ike to like

Just becuz nobody asked, here are my Ozark Ike Awards for 2007 … Background: For you young ’uns, “Ozark Ike” was a comic strip hero during the 1940s and ’50s. Ike was a man for all seasons, the last of a breed — the kind we don’t see any more. What Ike did in Yesteryear Read More…

Boxing: Youngstown’s Pavlik gets big chance tonight

YOUNGSTOWN — Boxer Kelly Pavlik left this week for Atlantic City, N.J., seeking his long-awaited shot at a title and the opportunity to give his hometown a night in the spotlight. The undefeated Pavlik (31-0, 28 KOs) challenges undefeated champion Jermain Taylor (27-0-1, 17 KOs) for his World Boxing Council middleweight title tonight. Pavlik got Read More…

Ohio State’s Laurinaitis just the kind of player Gophers can go for

MINNEAPOLIS — He’s the latest star middle linebacker for Ohio State, the reigning Bronko Nagurski Trophy winner as the nation’s best defensive player, and the son of a former professional wrestler. James Laurinaitis has barely begun his junior season, and he’s already given opposing coaches their share of nightmares. Minnesota’s Tim Brewster? He acknowledged only Read More…

Prep soccer notes: CCS defense sailing along with girl as anchor

Unnoticed by many, perhaps, is that Christian Community School’s boys team has rolled to an 11-1-1 record with victories over such public schools as always-competitive Southview. Just as unnoticed is that one of the Warriors’ starting defenders is a girl, senior co-captain Becca Shaw. “She’s the heart and soul of the defense,” said coach Ron Read More…