BEREA — No skydiving. No bungee jumping. No motorcycle stunts. Gary Baxter wasn’t taking any chances on his personal hell date. “I’m going to go home, I’m going to get into bed, I’m going to drive slow,” he said. Injured reserve isn’t where Gary Baxter wanted to be Wednesday, but it beats the operating table [...]
BEREA — Brady Quinn looked uncomfortable Wednesday as he stood in front of his locker. He had good reason. The Notre Dame graduate bet former NFL quarterback and USC alum Rodney Peete that the Fighting Irish would beat the Trojans last week. Final score: USC 38, Notre Dame 0. So Quinn donned a No. 10 [...]
INDEPENDENCE – Zydrunas Ilgauskas must have a good cell phone plan. He`s been calling or sending text messages to Anderson Varejao at least every other day. Cavaliers coach Mike Brown will have to use his minutes wisely, but in a different way. With Brazil native Varejao holding out, front-line starters Ilgauskas and Drew Gooden are [...]
WESTLAKE — On the same field on the fourth Wednesday night of last October, Avon Lake’s unheralded girls upset Westlake 1-0 in a district soccer semifinal. In a mirror-image 1-0 thriller, the Demons returned the favor Wednesday night. Two sophomores hooked up for a Westlake goal in the ninth minute, and the Demons made it [...]
CLEVELAND — North Olmsted coach Erika Kleinholz saw her team’s season come to an end in one of the most disappointing ways. Top-seeded Magnificat ousted the Eagles from further play with a 1-0 shootout win in a Division I district semifinal at St. Ignatius High School’s Wasmer Field on Wednesday night. With their win, the [...]
For a listing of Halloween events, click here. ELYRIA — Little ghouls will have the run of Elyria’s downtown on Sunday, while nightmarish fiends will overtake Elyria High School for the weekend. CHRONICLE FILE Tyler Kulbacki, 4, of Elyria, trick-or-treats in Elyria last year. Yes, it’s election season, but these events are for Halloween. Elyria [...]
Wanda L. Lissy (nee Workman), 69, of Cleveland and formerly of Elyria, died October 22, 2007. She was born September 10, 1938 in Seth, West Virginia and was the former owner of High Quality Assembly Plus in Elyria. Wanda is survived by sons, Roy and James Willis, both of Elyria; daughters, Barbara Emmerson of North [...]
Former Lorain area resident Vilma Nyarges, 86, of Galion, died Monday, October 22, 2007 at the Village Care Nursing Home in Galion following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Schwartz, Spence, Boyer & Cool Home For Funerals, 1124 West 5th Street, Lorain.
Terri J. Booth (nee Dennis), 53, of Louisville, Kentucky passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 21, 2007. Terri was born in Cleveland, on October 21, 1954. She was a 1973 graduate of North Ridgeville High School and a graduate of St. Joseph School of Nursing. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister and grandmother. Terri [...]
Peggy Zelinka, 82, of Elyria, died Monday, October 22, 2007. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home of Elyria.