November 26, 2014

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Browns’ Winslow comes of age

BEREA — Size, strength, quickness and sure hands have always been Kellen Winslow’s best attributes. Maturity just made the list. Winslow entered the league as a brash 20-year-old with a Hall of Fame father, rare athleticism and a mouth that roared. A broken leg as a rookie, a mangled leg from a motorcycle accident and Read More…

Browns notes: Crennel says Steelers will see a different Browns team this time

BEREA — As offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski walked out of the locker room Sunday night, he had already turned the page from the overtime win over the Seahawks. “It’s Steeler Week,” he said. That hasn’t been good news for the Browns. They are 0-5 vs. the Steelers under coach Romeo Crennel. They haven’t beaten Pittsburgh Read More…

Legends watch as Steelers rout Ravens

PITTSBURGH — Halfway through the first quarter, the overwhelmed Baltimore Ravens probably thought they were playing today’s Steelers and all of Pittsburgh’s Super Bowl stars of the past. Turns out they were. Ben Roethlisberger tied the Steelers’ single-game record with five touchdown passes in the first half and Pittsburgh put on a Steel Curtain-like defensive Read More…

Rick Noland: Cavs need more than a quick fix

Larry Hughes still can’t shoot, Donyell Marshall can’t play, period, and the bench is as bad as advertised. Simply put, the Cavaliers are not a good basketball team right now. The good news, if it can be called that, is that none of this is surprising. The Cavaliers were expected to lose their home opener Read More…

All-Ohio volleyball: Keystone’s Kincannon makes first team

Kari Kincannon’s focus never wavered this season and that paid off for the Keystone senior. The Ohio High School Volleyball Coaches Association made sure of that by naming Kincannon a first-team Division II All-Ohio selection. “This honor makes feel really good and excited,” Kincannon said. “I knew that I had to be really focused for Read More…

Prep golf: Eight from area make first-team all-district

Eight area residents — seven boys and one girl — have been named first-team all-district selections by the Northeast Ohio Golf Coaches Association. In boys Division I, seniors Alex Treuel of Elyria and Jay Overy of Midview were joined on the first team by St. Edward’s John Burke, a Bay resident, and St. Ignatius’ Kyle Read More…

All-Lorain County Soccer: Wellington’s Huelsman, Little sweep D-II boys honors

Wellington’s Christian Huelsman and Bill Little were named Lorain County player and coach of the year, respectively, in Division II by the Lorain County Soccer Coaches Association. The Dukes went 15-2, falling in the second round of the district tournament. Huelsman scored  34 goals this season, ending his high school career as Lorain County’s second Read More…

Avon Lake gets new ride

Body shop key to Ford plant’s future AVON LAKE — The Ohio Assembly Plant will be getting a new product and a flexible body shop that will secure jobs at the plant for at least four more years. Nick Gallogly, chairman of the UAW Local 2000, said Monday’s agreement was an “excellent” one for Ohio Read More…

‘Pay as you throw’ is trashed

Lorain Council’s vote to cost county millions LORAIN — City Council shot down a volume-based trash collection program Monday night, a vote that will cost the city and other communities in Lorain County millions of dollars in recycling incentives. The plan, commonly called “pay as you throw,” would have given the city $1.5 million over Read More…

Cashing in on Wi-Fi hot spots

Local businesses giving Web surfers the hook-up Apart from the mad caffeine buzz that comes with slugging coffee after coffee in a four-hour block, Whitaker Davis pretty much has it made. CARL SULLENBERGER / CHRONICLE Miranda Corriveau, 20, surfs the Web using Wi-Fi on Friday at Jim’s Coffee House in Elyria. Seven days a week Read More…