September 21, 2014

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Indians: Lowe off to fast start for Tribe

CLEVELAND — Derek Lowe doesn’t like to talk about it, but even he must be a little surprised by his stellar start, considering what took place last year in Atlanta. In what was arguably the worst season of his career in 2011, the 38-year-old Lowe looked as though he was on the fast track to Read More…

Elyria Schools cuts 47 positions; eight staff members to be laid off

The Elyria Schools reduction plan, which will cut more than $3 million from the budget for the 2012-2013 school year, will include the eight layoffs of certified staff members and a number of other personnel reductions for a net total of 47 fewer employees next school year. Only eight certified staff members received layoff notices Read More…

Highway Patrol IDs teen hurt in morning crash

GRAFTON TWP. — A student on the way to school was LifeFlighted following an accident this morning in Grafton Township. According to Sgt. R. Cross of the State Highway Patrol, Tyler Pasenow, 16, was westbound on Grafton-Eastern Road about 8 a.m. when the single-vehicle accident occurred. Cross said the Pasenow, who was driving a Mazda Read More…

Police: Driver cited after hitting three parked cars

ELYRIA — A driver was cited after police said he went off the road and struck three cars. Robert A. Watkins, 36, of Elyria was charged with reckless operation of a motor vehicle and operating a vehicle intoxicated. According to a traffic crash report, Watkins was traveling northbound on Olive Street in the direction of Read More…

Men arrested after knife fight in apartment parking lot

ELYRIA — Two men were arrested after police said the men were fighting each other with knives. Police arrived at the 1800 block of Middle Ave. at 1:12 a.m. Monday to find two males fighting in the parking lot. The men, Kyle Jurcisek, 22, of Elyria and Bejamin Hudak, 26, of Grafton had to be Read More…

Tribe notes: Shin-Soo Choo expected to return for White Sox series

CLEVELAND — Manager Manny Acta said he expects right fielder Shin-Soo Choo to return to the lineup for the upcoming series against the White Sox that begins Tuesday night in Chicago. Choo has missed four games with tightness in his left hamstring, but he passed a test prior to the series finale Sunday against the Read More…

Avon Lake’s Lindsay Wolff ends 2nd at Avon 5K

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AVON — Women ruled the day at the sixth annual Neighborhood Alliance Home Run for the Homeless 5K on Saturday. Euclid’s Mary Pat Pavicic and Lindsay Wolff of Avon Lake were the class of the race, finishing 1-2 overall in a field of 78 runners. Pavicic, 29, an Aurora High School biology teacher, was never Read More…

’96 Elyria High volleyball team remembered as best in school history

CT photo-illustration by Ed Betzel.

Elyria High’s great volleyball tradition dates back over three decades, but the 1996 squad is the best in school history. It finished 28-1, losing only to No. 1-ranked Cincinnati Seton in the Division I state championship at Wright State University. Coach Carol Russo’s team won the Norwalk Invitational, Rocky River tournament and the Elyria Quad. Read More…

Error by Gold Glover Torii Hunter sparks Tribe to win

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CLEVELAND — Derek Lowe was not in a giving mood Sunday at Progressive Field, but the Los Angeles Angels sure were. Two Angels errors — including a glaring one on Gold Glove outfielder Torii Hunter — and a brilliant outing from Lowe allowed the Indians to wrap up the series with a 4-0 shutout of Read More…

Crushers notes: Spring training begins this week

AVON — With the Frontier League Tryout Camp and Draft taking place Monday and Tuesday at Florence, and with media day for the team scheduled for Wednesday, Lake Erie is starting to finalize its roster for spring training. The first official day of spring training is Wednesday, but practice will begin Thursday at All Pro Read More…