April 21, 2014

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Playboy triplet sentenced for assault

Vicki Satterfield, who was featured in an August pictorial in Playboy, has been sentenced to probation for taking a swing at a police officer who responded to a dispute at Club 57, a men’s club. Satterfield, 23, who appeared in the magazine along with her sisters in “Small-Town Triplets,” pleaded no contest to assault charges Read More…

It’s fast, it’s furious, it’s futsal: Miniature version of soccer catching on

It seems peculiar, the sprawling game of soccer condensed to the confines of a basketball court, its players reduced to bumpers in a giant pinball machine. The game`s odd appearance is matched only by its unusual name: futsal. Short for futbol sala – loosely translated as indoor soccer – futsal is played in soccer-crazed countries Read More…

Browns facing another big game: Playoff implications abound vs. Bills

BEREA – When the schedule came out in the spring, it looked like a December dog only the Ian Eagle-Solomon Wilcots broadcasting team could love. Seven months later, Browns-Bills is the biggest matchup either team`s seen in years and Cleveland`s most important game since 2002. The interest stretches far beyond the Lake Erie Snow Belt Read More…

Browns notes: Record-tying performance just part of Edwards’ progress

BEREA – Coach Romeo Crennel isn`t one to pile on the praise, so he must be impressed that receiver Braylon Edwards tied Gary Collins` 44-year-old franchise record with 13 touchdown catches in a season. Edwards caught a 4-yarder Sunday in a 24-18 win over the Jets. “It`s a good statement for the Browns, that now Read More…

College basketball: Slow learners, but Ohio State wins anyway

COLUMBUS – Coppin State slowed the game to a series of 35-second possessions and it took Ohio State almost the whole game to figure it out. In the end, Evan Turner scored 13 points and made several big plays down the stretch in his first collegiate start to lead the Buckeyes past the Eagles 47-39 Read More…

Possible return of LeBron James, Anderson Varejao lifts Cavaliers’ spirits

INDEPENDENCE – LeBron James spoke of the “good vibes” surrounding the team, while coach Mike Brown felt a sense of “euphoria.” And to think the defending Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers are in the midst of a six-game losing streak, their longest since a similar skid in 2004-05. “It`s starting to feel good around here,” James Read More…

Michael Vick sentenced to 23 months in prison

RICHMOND, Va. – Michael Vick was sentenced to prison Monday for running a dogfighting operation and will stay there longer than two co-defendants, up to 23 months, because he lied about his involvement when he was supposed to be coming clean to the judge who would decide his fate. The disgraced NFL star received a Read More…

Prep hockey notes: Solid week a net gain for goalkeepers

Last week was a pretty good one for goalies, particularly for a few beleaguered ones who needed something good to happen. Brad Moore, so tough in 2006-07 when Elyria Catholic went 27-6, got his first shutout of the year when the Panthers beat Avon Lake 8-0 on Saturday. Moore had eight shutouts a year ago. Read More…

Prep football: Shoremen dominate All-Southwestern Conference awards

Southwestern Conference champion Avon Lake swept the special awards as the conference announced its 2007 football all-star teams. Lorain County Golden Helmet recipient Mike Haddad was named most valuable player, while Dave Dlugosz was named coach of the year. The Shoremen, who had a 10-0 regular season record and advanced to the Division II playoffs Read More…

Annie K. Lovejoy

Annie K. Lovejoy, 70, of Elyria passed away in her home following a brief illness. She was born in Troy, Alabama coming to Elyria in 1966. Annie was a graduate of Troy High School and was employed as a cook and also as a maintenance worker for the University Of Houston in Houston, Texas. Annie Read More…