September 16, 2014

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ALCS: Eager Red Sox align starters

BOSTON — Tim Wakefield tested his balky back from the Fenway mound on Tuesday to see if he’ll be able to start in Game 4 of the AL championship series. Curt Schilling showed everything he needed to show on Sunday. Two days after helping the Red Sox finish off the Los Angeles Angels in the Read More…

Ohio State: a curious matchup, odd timing

COLUMBUS — The Big Ten race is just starting to get interesting — and now No. 3 Ohio State has to take a break. Kent State, fifth in its division of the Mid-American Conference, gets $650,000 to travel the 2 hours down I-71 to come to Ohio Stadium this Saturday while the Buckeyes pass the Read More…

A tale of the elderly, an author and the Amish

WELLINGTON — A group of residents of the Welcome Nursing Home got to step inside the pages of a book this past week. Cindy McCartney, activity assistant for the home, decided to expand on the home’s weekly “News and Java” sessions and read the residents a book after they finished with the newspaper headlines. She Read More…

Garth B. Peacock

Garth B. Peacock, 79, of Oberlin, died Sunday, October 7, 2007, at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin. He was born June 26, 1928 in Protection, Kan. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He received his bachelors of music degree in 1951 and his masters’ of music in 1955 from the Oberlin Conservatory Read More…

High School Volleyball: Wildcats’ win comes at costly price

MALLET CREEK — No sight could be more heartbreaking to a Keystone fan than seeing Kari Kincannon, one shoe on and one shoe off, with plenty of air between the floor and the sole of her bare foot, leaving the gym on the shoulders of two escorts. Keystone was leading Buckeye, 17-12, in Game 1 Read More…

High school volleyball: EC falls to Padua

ELYRIA — Brooke Dungan had 12 assists, while Megan Hanson had 15 kills for the Panthers (11-9, 9-6 NCL) in a North Coast League loss to Padua, 17-25, 25-13, 25-13, 25-14, Tuesday night. Katie Svat had 16 digs, while Zoe Zwegat had four solo blocks and four block assists. Katherine McNeely had eight service points Read More…

Man mistaken as sex offender near EHS

ELYRIA — A suspicious man at Elyria High School on Monday prompted school officials to call police after a female student mistook the man for a registered sex offender, police and school officials said. The girl, 15, was walking to school at 7:40 a.m. and was near the courtyard approaching the cafeteria doors when she Read More…

Homes in Lorain neighborhood burglarized

LORAIN — A string of homes and vehicles was burglarized over the weekend in Deerfield Estates. Lorain police went to a home on the 6000 block of Kyra Lane Sunday morning in reference to someone entering a home through the rear sliding glass door overnight and found reports of similar thefts and attempts from other Read More…

Willie Evans embroiled in county jail ruckus

ELYRIA — Willie Evans IV left the county jail on Friday to begin serving his life sentence in prison, but he didn’t part with jail officials on the best of terms, according to reports. Evans, 19, convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in last year’s shooting death of retired steelworker Michael Smith, got into Read More…

Interchange heads toward showdown

AVON — Sabers are rattling over whether to build a proposed interchange off Interstate 90 in Avon. Cuyahoga County officials are worried the interchange will increase urban sprawl and drain money from Cleveland and Cuyahoga County communities. They’re threatening to vote against the plan when it goes before the full board of the Northeast Ohio Read More…