August 30, 2014

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A victory 4 for the roses: Ohio State makes it four straight over Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Ohio State more than likely will not play for the national championship. A shocking loss to unranked Illinois a week ago saw to that. But on a cold, gray Saturday in Michigan, the Buckeyes received the only acceptable consolation – a victory over the archrival Wolverines and a trip to the Read More…

‘Beanie’ Wells ignores pain, carries load for Buckeyes

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan will always have Biakabutuka. Ohio State now has Beanie. Just as the Wolverines` Tshimanga Biakabutuka ran wild on the Buckeyes in 1995, Chris “Beanie” Wells put up the most prolific rushing performance any Ohio State running back has laid on Michigan in the 104 years the two schools have battled. Read More…

Ohio State notes: Buckeyes happy with win, roses

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – With Saturday`s 14-3 victory over Michigan, Ohio State has wrapped up a BCS bowl bid. Now the Buckeyes have to wait and see if they`ll be playing in the Rose Bowl, where the Big Ten champion gets an automatic spot, or if they`ll be playing in the BCS national championship game. Read More…

Dan Coughlin: Time for Ohio State to secure its borders and keep Michigan out

Once again, the Buckeyes brought the poachers to justice. They`re all poachers in the Big Ten, especially Michigan. They cross state lines into Ohio to heist football talent, something that`s been going on for years. Jim Tressel`s father, the great Baldwin-Wallace coach Lee Tressel, first brought this to my attention four decades ago. I`ve mentioned Read More…

Beating Ravens exactly what Browns need

BALTIMORE – What could be better for the Browns – and their fans – than bouncing back from the loss to Pittsburgh and improving their position in the playoff chase with a win today? Burying Baltimore`s playoff hopes – and breaking Art Modell`s heart – in the process. A Browns win would make them 6-4 Read More…

Girls basketball: Elyria wins Classic again, but Admirals put up a fight

ELYRIA – What began as a blowout turned into a girls basketball thriller in the Elyria High gym Saturday night. Elyria built an 18-point lead in the second quarter, saw Admiral King trim it to a single point late in the third, but held on to win its own Lorain County Holiday Classic, 61-53. It Read More…

Girls basketball: Keystone becomes an overnight success story

ELYRIA – For Keystone, the difference was night and day. The Lady Wildcats bounced back from Friday`s lopsided loss to Admiral King to trip up Vermilion, 50-43, in Saturday`s consolation game at the ninth annual Lorain County Holiday Classic at Elyria High. “The first game`s always tough,” said junior captain Taylor Bell. “We have a Read More…

Girls basketball: North Ridgeville snaps 21-game losing streak

Ron Nenadal The Chronicle-Telegram SULLIVAN – It looked like another sad chapter would be written in the recent history of North Ridgeville girls basketball Saturday. The Rangers, coming off a winless season and riding a 21-game losing streak, fell behind Black River 9-4 in the first quarter and trailed 18-13 at halftime. But then a Read More…

All’s Wells for OSU in victory

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – There`s nothing like a victory over Michigan to cure what ails you if you`re a Buckeye. Though Ohio State suffered a disappointing defeat to Illinois a week ago, the Buckeyes made the most of their last game of the regular season, beating archrival Michigan 14-3 in front of the second-largest crowd Read More…

TALKING TRASH: The ins and outs of ‘pay as you throw’

The morning after a party. We`ve all been there. The house is a disaster area. You grab a big black garbage bag and walk around, picking up empty soda cans, beer bottles and pizza crusts. You empty ashtrays and pull down decorations. Everything goes into the bag. When it`s full, you get another one and Read More…