October 21, 2014

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Vigil for Elyrian killed in crash scheduled for today

ELYRIA — Friends of Willie Fekete are holding on to his memory the best they can since his death on March 23. Fekete, 22, of Elyria, was one of five people in an automobile accident at Bradley Woods Reservations of the Cleveland Metroparks in Westlake. Fekete was the only passenger who died from injuries sustained Read More…

Elyria’s redrawn wards take effect with May primary

ELYRIA — A number of voters who will cast ballots in May will be doing so for different Council representatives as city officials have redrawn ward boundaries to reflect population shifts in the city. The new map was approved by City Council in December 2011. But it wasn’t until this upcoming primary when voters will Read More…

CORRECTION: March 31, 2013

Mike Beatty is a Democratic candidate for the Lorain 7th Ward seat. He was misidentified in a photo caption Friday.

Cavs can’t get enough guys to play well in latest loss to 76ers

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers need more guys to play well, and they need them to do it for an entire game. That didn’t happen Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena, where Cleveland fell 97-87 to the Philadelphia 76ers in front of 17,324 fans. The Cavs (22-49), who continue to be without injured starters Kyrie Irving, Read More…

Indians signed Reynolds for his homers, not worried about his K’s

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Mark Reynolds’ game is hitting home runs. Teams don’t seek him out for his on-base percentage or to take pitches. His mission as a hitter is straight-forward: If there are runners on base, find a way to get them across the plate, and if one swing will win the game, hack away Read More…

Braxton Miller becoming an elite athlete for Ohio State’s football team

COLUMBUS — Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller laughs long and hard when asked if he’s bought up every available copy of the recent Sports Illustrated that had him on the cover. No, he said eventually, he didn’t corner the market. But he’s comfortable being a cover boy and readily accepts that if he continues to Read More…

NCAA Tournament: Ohio State expecting a battle against Wichita State tonight

LOS ANGELES — During Ohio State’s journey to the Final Four last season, Aaron Craft learned the importance of focusing on the next 40 minutes, not the three-week trip. So Craft didn’t realize the highest seeds in the West Regional were dropping like dominoes until earlier this week. He purposely didn’t learn much about ninth-seeded Read More…

NCAA Tournament: Michigan ousts No. 1 Kansas; Louisville lone top seed left

Trey Burke made up for one of his worst starts with the best shot of his life. Burke bounced back from a scoreless first half to score 23 points, including a long 3-pointer in the final seconds of regulation, and Michigan rallied to beat Kansas 87-85 in the South Regional semifinals Friday night in Arlington, Read More…

High school boys tennis: Vermilion’s Hansen looking for trip to state

To say Chaz Hansen’s three years of tennis at Vermilion High School have been solid would be an understatement. West Shore Conference champion? Check. WSC Most Valuable Player? Check. Lorain County Athletic Administrators Association Tournament champion? Check. Division II district tournament qualifier? Two checks. But there are still a couple things Hansen hasn’t accomplished yet Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Clyde

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CLYDE Meet Clyde, he’s on cool dude. He arrived from another rescue hoping to find a home sooner at Friendship. This sweet boy likes kids and car rides. He seems fine with the dogs at the shelter too. Clyde has gone several times to visit the seniors at the nursing home and is always a Read More…