April 18, 2014

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Tribe notes: Wedge downplays Game 1 flop

BOSTON — The Indians are hoping their Game 1 performance was an aberration. If it wasn’t, this could be a brief ALCS. Cleveland stumbled out of the gates and lost 10-3 in the opening game Friday night, coming up short in all facets of the game. It’s not the kind of effort to bring to Read More…

Dan Coughlin: Dolan pleased to see Indians’ plan coming to fruition

Larry Dolan’s eight years as owner of the Indians have not been a joyride, but it’s getting smoother. So let’s sit down with him and reflect on this journey which he undertook late in life. He is now 76. Four years ago he quietly passed the torch to his son, Paul, who succeeded him as Read More…

Crennel knows Browns can’t look past Dolphins

CLEVELAND — Romeo Crennel will never be confused with the ubiquitous — at least on TBS — Frank Caliendo, but this week he tried his first impression in three years as Browns coach. “They are the best offense and defense that we’ve ever seen,” Crennel said of the Dolphins, altering his voice slightly to mimic Read More…

Ohio State ‘D’ making it look real easy

COLUMBUS — If defense truly does win championships, Ohio State had better prepare to clear some space in its trophy room. The No. 3 Buckeyes put up another defensive gem Saturday afternoon, pounding Kent State 48-3 during a midseason break in the Big Ten schedule. The Golden Flashes touted the nation’s fifth-best running back in Read More…

Ohio State notes: Buckeyes suffer a few minor dings

COLUMBUS — The goals for the Buckeyes on Saturday afternoon were to get a win, using the game to fine-tune some things as they head into the heart of their Big Ten schedule, and not suffer any major injuries. The Buckeyes finished with checks across their to-do list, although several players did suffer some minor Read More…

Admirals cruise but lose at Warrensville

Hans Schneider The Chronicle-Telegram WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS —  There’s more to football than just moving the ball up and down the field. Admiral King found that out the hard way Saturday afternoon. Despite a clear advantage in yardage, and never having to punt, the Admirals came up on the wrong end of a 35-22 score against Read More…

Cross country: Black River boys win first title in 20 years

LAGRANGE — Victory was especially sweet for the Black River boys team as it won its first conference cross country title in 20 years at Saturday’s third annual Patriot Athletic Conference meet at the Lorain County Equestrian Center. Black River placed four runners in the top 10 as it defeated two-time defending champ Buckeye, 23-40. Read More…

Man severely burned in car fire

ELYRIA — When his wife came crashing down the stairs and threw open the front door about 8:41 p.m. Saturday, Robert Howard forgot all about the horse race he’d been watching on television. CARL SULLENBERGER/CHRONICLE A man was badly burned while sitting in this car at the end of Wolf Court in Elyria on Saturday Read More…

Every tombstone has a story: Here are three

When your children pass through the night this Halloween in their quest for candy, you’ll tell them what houses to avoid and what time to return. But it’s likely you’ll not have to warn them to stay out of the cemeteries. Dozens of tombstone-laden grounds are spread all over the county, and most of the Read More…

Leadership Lorain County to honor local difference makers

ELYRIA — Four tireless volunteers and one service organization will be honored for their philanthropy at Leadership Lorain County’s annual Difference Makers Gala on Feb. 22 at Spitzer Conference Center at Lorain County Community College.The 6 p.m. event is expected to draw a sell-out crowd of more than 400. James F. Kidd will be granted Read More…