July 30, 2014

Elyria
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Snow exceeds forecasters’ expectations

Saturday’s slow-but-steady snowfall blanketed most of the Lorain County area with more of the white stuff than predicted. Snow spotters reported totals of 5.3 inches in Sheffield Lake, 5.6 inches in Elyria and 6.5 inches in the Lorain area, according to Karen Oudeman, a National Weather Service meteorologist at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, where 4.6 Read More…

Two killed in crash west of New London

FITCHVILLE TWP. — Two people died of injuries sustained in a collision of two pickups Saturday afternoon just west of New London. Rodney Williams, 69, and Betty Williams, 66, both of North Fairfield and passengers in a pickup driven by Karlie Conaway, 15, of Greenwich, were pronounced dead at the scene, according to reports from Read More…

Cavaliers 115, Thunder 110: Interested Irving leads impressive upset

CLEVELAND — The Oklahoma City Thunder put on quite a show in its first game at Quicken Loans Arena since 2011. The Cavaliers, however, were the better team Saturday night. All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving scored seven of his game-high 35 points in the final 72 seconds, powering Cleveland to a 115-110 come-from-behind win. The Read More…

H.S. Wrestling: Elyria places 6, takes 3rd straight NOC Valley title

GARFIELD HTS. — Six placers were more than enough to propel Elyria to its third straight Northeast Ohio Conference divisional championship Saturday night. Junior Armando Torres won the 113-pound title and senior T.J. Halstead captured the heavyweight championship to lead the way for the Pioneers. Also placing were 132-pound runner-up Brandon Egnor, Ben Darmstadt (third Read More…

H.S. Swimming: Tyler Moore’s fast finish gives Amherst 3rd straight SWC title

WESTLAKE — The pressure was enormous, but when it counted most Tyler Moore answered with a huge performance. The Amherst senior rallied from nearly a half-second deficit in the last 50 yards to lead the Comets to victory in the final event — the 400-yard freestyle relay. The win sealed Amherst’s third straight Southwestern Conference Read More…

Boys Basketball: Elyria’s great 1st half good enough to defeat Lakewood

ELYRIA — Perhaps inspired by the presence of a number of former Pioneers players, Elyria played about as well as it could Saturday night against Lakewood for a little more than half the game. The Pioneers built a comfortable 18-point halftime lead — perhaps a little too comfortable — before settling for a 73-64 win Read More…

H.S. Wrestling: Keystone’s run continues with 1st PAC tourney title

WELLINGTON — To say fortunes have been smiling down on the Keystone wrestling program the past few weeks would be an understatement. The Wildcats have won three regional dual meets to advance to the Division III regional finals in the state duals and have been performing well at tournaments. On Saturday, they added a cherry Read More…