September 2, 2014

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Scott M. Miller

Miller, Scott

Scott M. Miller, 59, of Sheffield Village, formerly of Elyria, passed away after a lengthy illness on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at University Hospital in Cleveland. Scott was born on November 30, 1953 in Oberlin. He was a 1972 graduate of Elyria High School where he enjoyed attending the Pioneer football and basketball games. Scott Read More…

Boys basketball: Oberlin rides defense to win over Waynedale, first district title since 2001

WOOSTER — Come tournament time, it’s just best to rely on your defense. Oberlin did just that in beating Waynedale 45-37 on Friday night to win the Wooster Division III district title. The Phoenix held the Golden Bears to just 14 field goals in advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2001. Read More…

Cavaliers lose to Grizzlies after sleepwalking through another third quarter

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers were pleading the third Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Once again not ready to play when the second half began, Cleveland fell 103-92 to the Memphis Grizzlies, who were playing without their best player in power forward Zach Randolph. “Two words for you: Third quarter,” Cavs coach Byron Scott said Read More…

Cavaliers notes: Kyrie Irving doesn’t let a little illness keep him out of the lineup

CLEVELAND — When it comes to illness, Kyrie Irving apparently is a quick healer. After vomiting Thursday night and missing the team’s shootaround Friday morning, the Cavaliers point guard visited the doctor, made a rapid recovery and was in the starting lineup against the Memphis Grizzlies. “Thirteen hours of sleep will definitely help you,” the Read More…

Travelin’ man Matt Albers happy to have a chance to win a job in Indians’ bullpen

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Matt Albers is only 30, but he’s working for his fifth organization, which can mean that teams can’t wait to get rid of him or that every club in creation wants him. Or it can mean that at a given time and place, a franchise needs what he has to offer or Read More…

College football: A few good playmaking linebackers at the top of Ohio State’s wish list

COLUMBUS — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and his staff are looking for a few good linebackers. With three of the mainstays — Etienne Sabino, Zach Boren and Storm Klein —from last year’s team gone, one of the top priorities during the Buckeyes’ spring workouts has been finding playmakers at the open spots. Co-defensive coordinator Read More…

College basketball: Akron struggles without suspended point guard, loses to Kent State

Akron’s special season has hit a stunning snag. Zips starting point guard Alex Abreu pleaded not guilty to trafficking and possession of marijuana on Friday, hours before his teammates lost to rival Kent State in their regular-season finale — on senior night — without the junior floor general and inspirational leader. Abreu has been suspended Read More…

FBI probes Oberlin College’s hate incidents

OBERLIN — The FBI has launched an investigation into a slew of hate incidents at Oberlin College, the college has announced. “Based on the college’s ongoing conversations with (agents) and the evolution of our investigation, the FBI is initiating an investigation of the bias incidents that have occurred on the campus,” according to a statement Read More…

The Black River gets a face-lift

ELYRIA — The Black River has been winding through Elyria long before any of us ever stepped foot here, but decades of wear and tear both manmade and natural have not been kind to the river. Take the portion that runs through Cascade Park, for example. The riverbank has slowly dropped away, taking trees, rocks Read More…

Larkmoor second-grader to be punished for taking two toy guns to his school

LORAIN — A second-grade student from Larkmoor Elementary School will be penalized for bringing two toy guns to school Friday. According to Lorain police Lt. Roger Watkins, the student brought the two fake guns to school in his backpack. “One was orange, and clearly was a toy, but other was more realistic,” Watkins said. Watkins Read More…