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Boys basketball: Vermilion uses early run to handle Huron

VERMILION — It didn’t take the Vermilion Sailors long to put Friday’s tough loss at Elyria Catholic behind them. It took a little bit of time, just not long as the Sailors bounced back with a 66-60 win over Huron in a non-conference boys basketball game Saturday night. Vermilion fell behind 7-2, but then rattled Read More…

Here’s Johnny: Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel first freshman to win Heisman Trophy

NEW YORK — Johnny Football just got himself a way cooler nickname: Johnny Heisman. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, taking college football’s top individual prize Saturday night after a record-breaking debut. Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o finished a distant second and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein Read More…

Girls basketball: Missed free throws foul up Elyria’s perfect start, result in loss to Mayfield

ELYRIA — After many years of coaching the Elyria girls basketball team, Mike Walsh pulls no punches during a postgame interview. “I only have one thing to say,” Walsh said. “If we make our free throws, we win this game easily. We didn’t and they did, and that was the difference. I mean we missed Read More…

Donations still needed as drive enters final week

ELYRIA — They came bringing armfuls of toys — some handmade. Others spent the morning packing the 479 toys that were donated Saturday to The Chronicle-Telegram’s Not-Forgotten Box. The volunteers and donors didn’t think much about their service. To them, it’s just one way to help out during the holidays — a holiday that is Read More…

Councilman seeks unity in block grant distributions

ELYRIA — A group of people committed to helping children succeed gathered Thursday at City Hall to discuss a new way to push that agenda. The meeting was spearheaded by Councilman Marcus Madison, D-5th Ward, who wants those community leaders to set aside individual needs for a more collaborative approach that he believes will yield Read More…

ROUNDUP: Dec. 9, 2012

Mother cited for teens’ hotel party ELYRIA — The mother of a 13-year-old was issued a citation after her daughter and eight other juveniles were found partying at a hotel room rented in her name. At 1 a.m. Saturday, officers were sent to Econo Lodge, 523 Griswold Road, for a loud party with possible underage Read More…

BLOTTER: Dec. 9, 2012

Lorain police Wednesday, Dec. 5 1:45 p.m. — 100 block W. 31st St., reported home burglary. Several electronics and video game systems were taken from the home after the burglar forced open a window. Elyria police Thursday, Dec. 6 5:43 a.m. — 100 block Berkeley Road, reported theft of a digital camera, change and a Read More…