September 30, 2014

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Latest news: Details about $500 million quarry project revealed

The $500 million quarry project on the county`s west side will have a focus on nature and outdoor activities and eventually include about 1,000 homes ranging in price from $750,000 to $1.3 million, the developer and county officials announced today. The quarry, which is being developed by the Los Angeles-based Industrial Reality Group, also will Read More…

Latest News: Man Arrested in Attempted Kidnapping

LORAIN – A man suspected of grabbing a 6-year-old girl on her way to school Tuesday morning was arrested as he attempted to flee through the police department parking lot. Police say 34-year-old William Metcalf, of Lorain, grabbed the girl on her arm about 8 a.m. as she was entering Lorain Community School, on West Read More…

Latest News: Man Arrested in Attempted Kidnapping

LORAIN – A man suspected of grabbing a 6-year-old girl on her way to school Tuesday morning was arrested as he attempted to flee through the police department parking lot. Police say 34-year-old William Metcalf, of Lorain, grabbed the girl on her arm about 8 a.m. as she was entering Lorain Community School, on West Read More…

Second OT belongs to Z, Cavaliers

CLEVELAND — A lot of people affiliated with the Cavaliers, coach Mike Brown included, tend to forget about 7-foot-3 center Zydrunas Ilgauskas. Fortunately for Cleveland, LeBron James does not. Playing off his superstar teammate, Ilgauskas made three straight jumpers to start the second overtime, propelling the Cavaliers to a 104-99 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Read More…

Cavaliers notes: LeBron an advocate for better defense

CLEVELAND — LeBron James didn’t hesitate when asked to name two things that would help the struggling Cavaliers get things turned around. “Defensively, we can get better. And defensively, we can get better. That’s it,” the small forward said prior to Monday night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. “If we can get better defensively, we Read More…

Browns follow big win with another must-win game

BEREA — The Browns have nine wins for the first time since 2002. They’ve won six straight at Cleveland Browns Stadium to tie the mark for most home wins in franchise history. They pitched their first shutout in two years Sunday, 8-0 over the Buffalo Bills in a blizzard. They’re on pace to have a Read More…

Browns notes: Davis’ breakout game a thrill for teammates

BEREA — Linebacker Andra Davis received a plethora of praise from his teammates for his performance Sunday in the 8-0 win over Buffalo. Davis has been with the Browns since 2002 and was voted a captain by teammates. When he exploded for seven tackles, including four for losses, two quarterback pressures and a pass breakup, Read More…

Prep gymnastics: Magnificat’s Kmiecik putting all-around strategy to work

Gymnast Kayla Kmiecik seeks an edge. A competitive edge, that is. She wants to define herself. She wants judges to have no trouble distinguishing her from the rest of the field. That’s not selfish. It’s the nature of the sport. The Avon resident and Magnificat senior not only wants an edge, she wants a lot Read More…

Prep gymnastics preview: Top gymnasts, team capsules

THE TOP AREA GYMNASTS Kayla Kmiecik, sr., Magnificat Avon resident is a two-time defending Division I state uneven bars champion. Finished second at state as a junior in the all-around. Kelsey Reddy, sr., Magnificat Avon Lake resident bounced back from a staph infection to help the Streaks take second at state. Annie Guido, jr., Olmsted Read More…

Prep hockey notes: Laughbaum’s return keys North Olmsted defense

North Olmsted is rolling. The Eagles have a 9-1 record and are 3-0 in Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League standings. The power-packed offense has a lot to do with that, but so does the play from the other end of the ice. Zech Laughbaum moved to North Olmsted from Montana this summer. An Akron Read More…