October 30, 2014

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Cleveland State men’s basketball team boosted by influx of talent

CLEVELAND – Calling the Cleveland State men`s team by some title like “The New-Look Vikings” would be a gross understatement. The 15-player roster includes 10 members who haven`t played a minute for CSU – five freshmen, one sophomore with freshman eligibility and four transfers. Even the most visible Viking, junior J`Nathan Bullock, will be in Read More…

Easy shot leads to tough loss for Cavaliers

SALT LAKE CITY – After helping his teammates handle most of the scoring with 12 assists, Deron Williams decided to keep it for himself at the end. Williams drove the length of the floor for a layup with 1.3 seconds remaining Wednesday night to give the Utah Jazz a 103-101 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, Read More…

With Anderson at QB, Browns confident they can handle Steelers’ blitzing

BEREA – Depressing Browns stat of the week: Tim Couch is the only quarterback to beat the Steelers since the team`s return to the NFL in 1999. The Browns are 3-15 vs. their archrival. Optimistic Browns observation of the week: Derek Anderson gives them a better chance to beat Pittsburgh than Kelly Holcomb, Jeff Garcia, Read More…

Browns notes: Steelers’ Farrior says rivalry has lost its luster

BEREA – James Farrior has played linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers for six seasons, but has only lost to the Browns one time. It`s understandable, then, why he doesn`t believe the Turnpike Series is as relevant as it once was. “When you have a rivalry, you go back and forth. This has been kind of Read More…

College volleyball: Technically speaking, Keystone grad Schaffer is a real talent

Jessica Schaffer is a self-proclaimed nerd. “I might say the best thing about going to school here (Rochester Institute of Technology) is all the friends I have,” said Schaffer, a native of Penfield and a junior at the Rochester, N.Y., college. “Because this is a tech school, no one is concerned with things like fashion Read More…

Amherst’s Jarvis, Keystone’s Kincannon lead All-County, All-District volleyball picks

The postseason honors continue to roll in for the area`s top high school volleyball players. And topping that list of top players is Amherst`s Courtney Jarvis and Keystone`s Kari Kincannon. Among the All-Lorain County all-stars that were announced Wednesday, Jarvis was named player of the year in Division I and Kincannon was player of the Read More…

High school softball: Feelings mixed over state tourney move

One of the great old traditions of Ohio high school sports is no more. The state softball tournament has been moved from Brookside Park in Ashland to Firestone Stadium in Akron. It has never been held anywhere but Brookside Park in its 30-year history. The Ohio High School Athletic Association made the decision at its Read More…

Elyria grad Daly planning Big-House call

BUCKEYES PERISCOPE BUCKEYE BUZZ DL Brett Daly has a big appointment next week in Ann Arbor, Mich. No, this is the day before THAT one. Daly, a former walk-on who was put on scholarship before this, his senior season, is interviewing to go to medical school – Michigan`s medical school. “My first interview is with Read More…

Elyria grad Robinson chasing MLS title

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Former Elyria High star Dasan Robinson is expected to be in the lineup for the Chicago Fire tonight when Chicago meets the New England Revolution in the Eastern Conference championship game of Major League Soccer. If the Fire wins, it would earn a spot in the MLS Cup on Nov. 18 against Read More…

How Grace beat Quinn

Elyria independents had strong showing, but not in same wards ELYRIA – The voters in Elyria were fickle Tuesday. In the 4th and 5th Wards, where residents replaced their Democratic City Council representatives with independents, it was the Democratic mayor – and not his independent challenger – who collected the most votes, according to precinct Read More…