September 2, 2014

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Val G. Deulley

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Val G. Deulley, 81, of Elyria, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. He was born November 25, 1931 in Normantown, West Virginia, and was an Elyria resident for most of his life. Val worked as a machine set-up man at Lakewood Manufacturing in Westlake for more than 35 years, retiring Read More…

Gregory N. Wiegand

Gregory N. Wiegand, 56, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday June 5, 2013 at his home, following a brief illness. He was born October 31, 1956 in Fairview Park and was an Elyria resident since 1986. Greg worked as a machinist at the former York International Corp. in Elyria for 17 years. He enjoyed golfing and Read More…

Anthony “Peg” L. Coats

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Anthony “Peg” L. Coats, 48, of Elyria, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, June 2, 2013. He was born in York, Alabama, coming to Elyria 30 years ago. He was a graduate of Sumter High School in Alabama, class of 1983, where he played varsity basketball and football. Mr. Coats was employed as a crew manager for Read More…

Frederick C. Knepper

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Frederick C. Knepper, 71, of Elyria, died Thursday, June 6, 2013, at EMH Healthcare, with his family at his side. He was born January 28, 1942 in Elyria and was a 1960 graduate of Elyria High School. Fred was employed in the service department at Parker Hannifin Corp. from 1979 until retiring in 1994. He Read More…

Leon William Wacker

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Leon William Wacker, 88, died Monday, June 3, 2013, in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Born in Elyria on November 16, 1924, Leon lived in Brighton and Wellington all his life, until convalescing at his son, John’s home the last two years. He graduated from Wellington High School in 1942 and served as a military police Read More…

William E. “Bill” Dobis

William E. “Bill” Dobis, 68, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at his residence, while under the care of Cleveland Clinic Hospice, following a short illness. The family will receive friends Sunday, June 9, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., in the Dovin Funeral Home, 2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain. Read More…

Fred L. Searles

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Fred L. Searles, 83, of North Ridgeville, passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at the Cleveland Clinic, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Nelsonville and had been a resident of North Ridgeville for nearly 50 years. Mr. Searles retired as a Master Sergeant in 1970 from the United States Air Force receiving Read More…

High school softball: Elyria endures long day, finally downs Mason to make state final

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AKRON — Behind freshman Carly Bachna’s extra-base hitting and senior Caitlyn Minney’s three-hit shutout pitching, Elyria rolled into a Division I state championship Thursday night. The third-ranked Pioneers defeated Mason of the Cincinnati area, 5-0, to earn yet another title game shot at nemesis No. 1, undefeated North Canton Hoover at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Read More…

Success is contagious at Columbia High School: Softball leading the way for a whole slate of winning teams

COLUMBIA STATION — The smallest public high school in Lorain County packed quite an athletic punch this school year. While the Columbia High School softball team will play Columbus Bishop Ready today in a Division III state semifinal, that success is just the latest, and the biggest, in an impressive list of athletic accolades earned Read More…

High school baseball: Midview’s Eric Lauer, Firelands’ Joe San Felippo, Elyria Catholic’s Joey Begany and Keystone’s Tyler Gulett make first team All-Ohio

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Four area high school baseball players received All-Ohio first-team honors this week from the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association. Midview’s Eric Lauer made it in Division I, Joe San Felippo of Firelands in Division II, and Keystone’s Tyler Gullett and Elyria Catholic’s Joey Begany in Division III. The All-Ohio award caps a terrific career Read More…