October 20, 2014

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Several basketball games postponed due to weather

Several of tonight’s basketball games have been canceled due to the weather. These include Rocky River boys at Midview, which will be played at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Midview, Clearview boys at Brooklyn, which will be made up Thursday, Feb. 21, and Lakewood at North Ridgeville, which will be made up Saturday, Feb. 23. For Read More…

SEVERAL BASKETBALL GAMES POSTPONED UNTIL TOMORROW…

Tonight’s (Friday, February 1) Midview vs. Rocky River boys’ basketball doubleheader to be played at Midview High School has been postponed until tomorrow night (Saturday, February 2) because Rocky River High School is closed today due to severe weather conditions in that area. Tomorrow night’s boys’ basketball junior varsity game will start at 6:00 p.m. [...] Read More…

Wrestling: Freshmen give Avon big spark against Midview

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EATON TWP. — On Senior Night at Midview High School, two freshmen from Avon stole the show. Adam Kirresh, wrestling at 132 pounds, avenged an earlier loss this season and provided an emotional spark that highlighted Avon’s 42-19 West Shore Conference win over the Middies at Kubuski Gymnasium. Facing senior Drew Schatz, Kirresh fell behind Read More…

Remembering Cory Wilkerson: Elyria West standout dazzled on field, kept everyone loose off it

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Cory Wilkerson put together one of the greatest rushing performances in Lorain County history in 1988 and there is a variety of recollections from those who witnessed it. Former Elyria West teammates remember the years put in leading up to the breakout season, coach Darrell Mayne talks about Wilkerson’s devastating spin moves and elusiveness, and Read More…

Ohio State wants more money for in-state scholarships

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s largest university is trying to raise $100 million from the community to pay for scholarships for needy and high-achieving students from throughout the Buckeye State. Ohio State University is kicking off the scholarship challenge Friday with some high-profile chairmen — football coach Urban Meyer and basketball coach Thad Matta. The Columbus Dispatch Read More…

Girls basketball: Lorain’s Alexandra Harris closes home career with win

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LORAIN — Alexandra Harris, one of the best players in the history of girls high school basketball in Lorain, played for the last time on her home court Thursday night. She and fellow senior Ashley Malone were honored with balloons, flowers and other goodies in a pregame Senior Night ceremony. Then the duo went out Read More…

Local leaders meet school funding plan with reserved optimism

Gov. John Kasich speaks Thursday at a special meeting of the Buckeye Association of School Administrators.

In a state whose Supreme Court has declared numerous times that the school funding system is unconstitutional, Gov. John Kasich’s announcement Thursday of a dramatic change in how schools are funded was met with cautious optimism by local districts’ leaders. The proposal, which is expected to reach upward of $7 billion next year, is the Read More…

Health & Dentistry opening its clinic in Elyria

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ELYRIA — It seems like a simple concept — going to the doctor when you or your children are not feeling well. But in a city where 16 percent of its residents are without health insurance — as the 2012 Lorain County Health Assessment determined — many in Elyria do not have the option of Read More…

Ford bonuses could go to child support for those who are behind

AVON LAKE — Not all Ford Motor Co. workers will see the $8,300 profit-sharing checks the company will hand out in March. Those who have fallen behind in child-support payments will see their windfall reduced by what they owe in arrearages, according to Ann Eckstein, administrator of the Lorain County Child Support Enforcement Agency. Eckstein Read More…

Police log for Feb. 1, 2013

Elyria police Wednesday, Jan. 30 7:59 a.m. — 300 block Olive St., theft of keys to six company vehicles, an Enterprise rental vehicle, computer and tower and several company gas cards to purchase gas from Med Speed. Police said the items, except for the gas cards, were found in a garbage bin near the property. Read More…