November 29, 2014

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Indians down White Sox 19-10 in Game 1 of doubleheader

CHICAGO — Ryan Raburn came through in the clutch Friday at U.S. Cellular Field, and not for the first time. But this was different. The Indians needed a couple more runs to push their total to 16 (that is not a typo), ensuring that the Chicago White Sox would need a superhuman effort to rally. Read More…

Cavs coach Mike Brown said Bennett will have to compete for playing time

INDEPENDENCE — No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Bennett and young Cavaliers veteran Tristan Thompson are both from Toronto and both play power forward. Coach Mike Brown doesn’t care. “They’ve got to go out and compete,” Brown said Friday afternoon during Bennett’s introductory press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “They’re both competitors. “They might be Read More…

Cavs notes: GM Grant promises to be active this offseason

INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant was happy to add Anthony Bennett, Sergey Karasev and Carrick Felix in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. Grant, however, was the first to admit Friday at an introductory press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts for Bennett and Felix — Karasev returned to Russia to play in a Read More…

Rain wipes out second round of ASA softball tourney in Elyria

ELYRIA — Persistent light rain forced postponement of the 32-team ASA state tournament after one round of pool play Friday night at the West Park softball complex. The second round, also scheduled for Friday, will not be rescheduled, said tournament director Garry Mason. Instead, the double-elimination round for players 18 and under is scheduled to Read More…

New report cards due for districts in August

Parents who haven’t quite mastered the current state report card system will soon be able to stop attempting to decipher exactly what “effective” or “continuous improvement” means. In roughly eight weeks — around the same time parents are in the thick of back-to-school preparation — the Ohio Department of Education will roll out the first Read More…

Artistic project in Lorain is a whopper

LORAIN — Area residents may see more fish popping up around the county, but these won’t be water-bound. The fish — kinetic sculptures mounted on metal poles — were displayed at Black River Landing on Friday during Lorain’s International Festival. Approximately 75 sculptures, designed by North Ridgeville artist Jim Gundlach and painted by other Lorain Read More…

Police track down cuffed inmate

LORAIN — An inmate who escaped the Lorain County Justice Center on June 7 was captured Wednesday still wearing one of the handcuffs he wore to court, police said. Lorain police Detective Buddy Sivert said Javonte Adams, 21, was found hiding in the bathroom of an apartment on Oberlin Avenue. Officers discovered Adams after questioning Read More…

BLOTTER: June 29, 2013

Elyria police Thursday, June 2711:43 a.m. — 400 block Oxford Ave., theft of two bicycles from a driveway. 1 p.m. — 100 block West Ave., a woman reported that someone stole electrical wiring in her basement. 7 p.m. — 300 block Seventh St., reported damage to a sliding glass window by a rock. Lorain police Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Karli

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“Adorable” is the word that first comes to mind when describing Karli. This outgoing little girl with a darling overbite loves everybody and gets along well with other dogs, too.  Looking for a  lap dog who will be delighted to be with you each day?  Please contact  Oasis and arrange to meet Karll at the Read More…

Plinking

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I had the chance to spend many Saturdays with my paternal grandfather while I was growing up. Born in the mountains of Tennessee at the tail end of the 1800’s, a hero of the U.S. Marines in World War One, this man looked at marksmanship not as a hobby but as a life skill, absolutely Read More…