December 20, 2014

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Lucas Francis Crabeels

Lucas Francis Crabeels, newborn son of Jessica Young and Mark Crabeels, of Elyria, passed away at birth Monday, May 27, 2013, at Fairview Hospital, Cleveland. In addition to his parents, Lucas is survived by his paternal grandparents, Charlie and Linda Crabeels of Elyria; and his maternal grandparents, Rick and Judy Young of Lakewood. The family Read More…

James Gaddy Scott, Jr.

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James Gaddy Scott, Jr., 91, of Elyria, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2013. He was born March 16, 1922 in Braddock, Pennsylvania. James served in the South Pacific and Central America during World War II, with the U.S. Navy, as a Naval Aviator and on the U.S.S. Trenton. He retired from the U.S. Post Office. Read More…

One teacher’s dedication means success for 10 boys

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ELYRIA — Six years ago, Stacie Starr, who then was a 29-year-old teacher who loved sports so much she decided to coach middle school football, looked into the eyes of 15 young boys tagged with the label “at-risk youth” and saw something different. Yes, they were the ones teachers singled out because they had no Read More…

EHS to graduate almost 500 students

ELYRIA — There is a universally held philosophy that runs through Elyria High School almost as deep as the love for Petey Pioneer. Principal Tom Jama calls it the “Everyone must graduate” factor. “Failure at this point in their school career is simply not an option,” he said. “We will go to the ends of Read More…

New school funding plan good for Elyria, Lorain

Lisa Roberson The Chronicle-Telegram In the third version of statewide proposed school funding plans — this time from the Ohio Senate — eight Lorain County districts would see no increase in state funding. Others would see bumps of hundreds of thousands of dollars. No district would see a decrease in state aid, which is similar Read More…

Amherst girls win regional track championship

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AMHERST — Once the Amherst girls got going, there was no catching them. After nearly two hours of weather delays Friday, the Comets defended their home track in taking the Division I, Region 2 team title with 75 points — 28 points ahead of runner-up Medina. Eight girls qualified in eight different events, highlighted by Read More…

Division III regional track: EC’s Foisy headed to state in 1,600

NAVARRE — Elyria Catholic’s Michaela Foisy is about to find out if Columbus is as nice in June as it is in October. Foisy earned her first trip to the state track tournament Friday, finishing fourth in the 1,600-meter run in a time of 5:07.58 at the Division III regional meet at Fairless High School’s Read More…

Tigers’ loss puts Indians in first again during Cleveland rain delays

CLEVELAND — The Indians moved into a tie for first place in the American League Central Division while sitting inside their clubhouse on Friday night. Baltimore rallied for a 7-5 home victory over Detroit, dropping the Tigers into a first-place deadlock with Cleveland. Both teams are 29-24 on the season. The Indians were seeking shelter Read More…

Tribe notes: Francona enjoying baseball again

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Terry Francona has embraced the city of Cleveland during his first two months at the helm. The South Dakota native lives downtown, regularly walks to Progressive Field and enjoys the general atmosphere around his ballclub. Suffice to say, he’s having a lot more fun now than he did during his eight Read More…

Crushers down Slammers for third straight win

AVON — Matt Smith began the season as the Lake Erie Crushers’ closer with mixed success. His bread-and-butter in his two previous stints with the team was as a starting pitcher. On Thursday night against the team’s perennial nemesis, the Joliet Slammers, manager Jeff Isom gave Smith the ball. Despite a two-hour rain delay that Read More…