August 22, 2014

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Second try the charm for tour of breweries

VERMILION — Lance’s Brewery Tour, a Vermilion autistic man’s journey to breweries across the U.S., reached and exceeded its funding goal for the project. The project received more than $16,000 in funding by Friday, with 305 backers on the project’s page on the Kickstarter website. The page asks supporters to offer monetary donations to fund Read More…

H.S. Softball State Semifinal: Columbia reaches 1st final in school history, plays for title today

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AKRON — If they’re still partying in Columbia Township this morning, there’s a good reason. Two clutch hits gave Columbia High the power it needed Friday to advance to a state championship game for the first time in any sport. The fourth-ranked Raiders (29-4) were representing the school in a state semifinal for the first Read More…

H.S. State Track Meet: Vermilion’s Hannah Bartlome starts fast, settles for 3rd in high jump

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COLUMBUS — Things were moving along fine for Hannah Bartlome in the Division II state track meet Friday. The favorite in the high jump had zero misses through the first three heights — 5-foot, 5-2 and 5-3. From there, however, things came to a screeching halt. Three misses at 5-4 ended the Vermilion junior’s bid Read More…

Browns WR Josh Gordon suspended for 2 games, blames codeine in cough medicine

Browns No. 1 receiver Josh Gordon started his second season by dropping the ball. Gordon was suspended without pay for the team’s first two regular-season games for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, the NFL announced Friday afternoon. He was also fined two additional game checks. He will forfeit $148,894 of his $632,802 base salary. Gordon Read More…

H.S. Football: Coach Mark Solis leaves Lorain for Olentangy after 2 years

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LORAIN — The Lorain High football team is looking for a new coach late in the game. Mark Solis accepted the head coaching position at Olentangy High School in Lewis Center, leaving the Titans after just two seasons. “I want to thank the Lorain City Schools and the great people I was fortunate enough to Read More…

H.S. Football: Rivals unite for tonight’s county all-star game

Almost half of the East team in the Sliman’s East West Football Classic tonight will consist of players from Avon and Avon Lake — teams that have shared a fierce rivalry over the past decade. Avon coach Mike Elder wouldn’t have it any other way. “It’s a lot of fun being out there coaching kids Read More…

Critter Chronicles: The Three Bears

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Affectionately known as Mama, Papa and Baby Bear these three tiny terriers were found wandering the streets, hungry and scared. Mama and Baby were rescued first, and were so happy when Papa was brought in a day later. They are very friendly but need a little time to get to know new people. BREED:  Terrier Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Kyla

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Miss Kyla was pulled from our kennel. She is currently living in a foster home with other dogs and cats. Gets along great with everyone she meets. Still thinks the cats are for her chasing pleasure, but, she doesn’t hurt them. Kyla listens very well. Will come when you call her, and understands a lot Read More…