October 22, 2014

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Girls basketball: Clearview slips past Oberlin

OBERLIN – Saturday night`s Patriot Athletic conference Stripes division showdown between defending champion Clearview and upstart Oberlin went down to the final second. And when the buzzer sounded, the Clippers had eked out a 60-58 victory over the host Phoenix. The win ups the Clippers` record to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in the PAC. And Read More…

High school wrestling: Columbia Station’s Palmer shines at Ironman

CUYAHOGA FALLS – While the Walsh Jesuit Ironman tournament had been like kryptonite to the Palmer name, St. Edward junior Collin Palmer proved tougher than Superman on Saturday night as he powered his way to the 135-pound championship. The season-opening tournament had been tough on Collin`s older brother Lance – who won the event his Read More…

Missing Toledo attorney found alive in Atlanta

ATLANTA – A pregnant Ohio attorney who had been missing since Wednesday was found alive Saturday behind a suburban Atlanta amusement park, and police said she reported having been abducted. Hours later, her car was found within walking distance of the park. There were no immediate arrests. Karyn McConnell Hancock, 35, who is six months Read More…

College football: Tebow wins Heisman, makes history

NEW YORK – Tim Tebow needed only two years of college to graduate to Heisman Trophy winner, putting the sophomore in a class by himself. Florida`s folk-hero quarterback with the rugged running style and magnetic personality won the Heisman on Saturday night to become the first sophomore or freshman to take college football`s most prestigious Read More…

Arson blamed in Elyria vehicle fire

ELYRIA – Charles Everiss, 49, looked defeated Saturday as he wheeled a motorcycle away from the spot where his Ford Ranger was set on fire several hours earlier. “The gas tank blew up and made a hell of an explosion,” he said. Firefighters rushed at 1:18 a.m. Saturday to Everiss` house on the Ninth Street Read More…

Inquiry into videotape destruction announced

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department and the CIA`s internal watchdog announced Saturday a joint inquiry into the spy agency`s destruction of videotaped interrogations of two suspected terrorists as the latest scandal to rock U.S. intelligence gathered steam. The review will determine whether a full investigation is warranted. “I welcome this inquiry and the CIA will Read More…

Cooking fire damages Elyria home

ELYRIA – A pan left on a stove sparked a small fire about 6:30 p.m. Saturday at a High Street duplex, firefighters say. Elyria Assistant fire Chief Tim Mitchell said no one was home in either side of the building when the pan overheated and ignited a small portion of the kitchen. It took firefighters Read More…

Girls basketball: EC shows progress in defeat

ELYRIA – Put a “new-and-improved” sticker on the Elyria Catholic girls. New because they`re young, improved because they`ve improved. The Panthers trailed by 14 points early in the fourth quarter on Saturday. But they fought back and nearly caught a team which – in the same situation – would have torched them in seasons past. Read More…

Man shot inside Columbus mall

COLUMBUS – A man was shot in the leg at a shopping mall Saturday and was hospitalized but not seriously injured, police said. The victim, whose identity was not immediately known, was taken to Grant Medical Center but was expected to be released Saturday night, police said. The hospital said it could not give out Read More…

High school hockey: EC notches impressive win

ELYRIA – This was just what the doctor ordered for Elyria Catholic. The struggling Panthers, in need of not just a victory but an impressive victory, got it Saturday night at North Park rink with an 8-0 win over Red South rival Avon Lake. “We needed to play three periods of good hockey,” EC coach Read More…