November 24, 2014

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Critter Chronicles: Yogi

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YOGI Yogi was rescued from the county kennel. He seems to be a very well-adjusted boy and knows all the important stuff like sit, shake and look cute. He is learning stuff really quick, too. He just wants to show off so he can find his furever home. He does walk well on leash and Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Sweet Pea

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SWEET PEA Sweet Pea was just rescued from living in an abandoned house and crossing the street every day for food. She has been living like this since birth. She is not feral. She has tested negative for FELV/FIV. She seems OK with other cats and should be fine with dogs.Sweet Pea is a sweetheart, Read More…

High school football: Avon’s David Zeh handled loss, thrived

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The defining moment in David Zeh’s varsity football career didn’t come in the most important game of the year — Avon’s resounding victory over previously unbeaten Midview in Week 7. If you listen to Zeh’s coach, Mike Elder, it was in the Eagles’ only loss of the regular season that the Avon coaching staff knew Read More…

Clearview quarterback Roger Engle is young but not unproven

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Many people would tell you that you need a veteran quarterback, preferably a senior, to have success in the pressure-packed world of playoff football. Many people have yet to meet Clearview quarterback Roger Engle. Engle, a sophomore, will be in a familiar place Friday night, under center, as the seventh-seeded Clippers take on No. 2 Read More…

EC soccer slows down, but can’t stop Hawken machine

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TWINSBURG — For the first 63 minutes of Wednesday’s Division III boys regional soccer semifinal, Elyria Catholic withstood the wind, the rain and the never-ending pressure of the Hawken attack. But, finally, it just couldn’t take any more. The Hawks scored twice in a span of 3:18 midway through the second half en route to Read More…

EC becomes first county girls team in regional soccer final

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BRECKSVILLE — Elyria Catholic is boldly going where no Lorain County girls soccer team has gone before. With a 4-1 win over Waterloo on Wednesday in the Division III regional semifinals at Brecksville High School, the Panthers become the first girls soccer team from the county to advance to a regional championship. They’ll take on Read More…

No option for Hafner, Hernandez: Tribe brings back Ubaldo, fleshes out Francona staff

CLEVELAND — It was decision Wednesday for the Indians, who finalized new manager Terry Francona’s coaching staff and determined the fate of three big-name players under club options for 2013. Cleveland exercised the $5.75 million option on right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez, but declined those on designated hitter Travis Hafner ($13 million) and right-hander Roberto Hernandez ($6 Read More…

Brandon Weeden on uptick after Ravens loss

BEREA — Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden will never forget his first game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sept. 27. In front of a national television audience on NFL Network, the rookie showed great poise in throwing for 320 yards, but ultimately cost Cleveland the game. Baltimore cornerback Cary Williams returned a Weeden interception 63 yards Read More…

Deluged homeowners wait for water to drop; thousands still without power

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ELYRIA — Every day is a waiting game for Bill Ostoich, who has frantically been trying to stop water from flooding into his garage and basement at 183 Jerrol Court. Ostoich said Wednesday it’s a losing battle. “Every time I think it’s going to let up, it starts raining again,” he said, surveying the damage Read More…

Elyria locates leak that’s been causing low water pressure

ELYRIA — It’s been elusive to say the least. A water main leak discovered Tuesday morning tested city workers with the ultimate game of hide and seek. It took more than a day, but by 2 p.m. Wednesday the leak was narrowed down to a 16-inch pipe between Northwood Middle School and Cascade Park. Safety Read More…