April 24, 2014

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Browns QB Brandon Weeden says he knows how to handle adversity, a key for coach Rob Chudzinski

BEREA – Quarterback Brandon Weeden doesn’t slam his helmet after an interception, and he doesn’t throw his wedge or bury it in the turf after a shank on the golf course. That doesn’t mean he doesn’t care. He just feels there’s a better way to deal with adversity. “I gave up a lot of home Read More…

Browns notes: Rookie Barkevious Mingo gets a sack, taught a few lessons in first day in pads

BEREA – Outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo turned the corner Sunday and blew by undrafted rookie tackle Martin Wallace. Before backup quarterback Jason Campbell could react, Mingo was next to him. Quarterbacks aren’t allowed to be touched, but that qualified as a sack. And it came in Mingo’s first NFL practice in full pads. “You’ve got Read More…

Browns: News and notes from Day 4 of training camp

BEREA – The Browns practiced in full pads today on the fourth day of training camp. A crowd of 4,466 attended, setting a record for a camp practice in Berea. Here are some notes and highlights: ** Offensive lineman Ryan Miller didn’t practice after sustaining a concussion Saturday. Coach Rob Chudzinski said he saw him Read More…

Ubaldo Jimenez dazzles for eight innings, leads way as Indians complete three-game sweep of Rangers

CLEVELAND — One brilliant pitching performance deserved another, and right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was happy to oblige Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field. On the heels of a gem from ace Justin Masterson, Jimenez matched his rotation mate with a sparkling effort that helped the Indians blank the Rangers 6-0 and complete a three-game sweep of their Read More…

Indians notes: Rotation on a real roll over last 16 games

CLEVELAND — A rotation that was a huge question mark to start the season has provided the answer more times than not for the Indians this year. As of late, it has raised the bar, posting an 8-2 record and 1.79 ERA over the last 16 games. “For the most part, guys are attacking the Read More…

Shirley A. Findon

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Shirley A. Findon (nee Barbiaux), 86, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, July 4, 2013, following a brief illness. She was born March 9, 1927, in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Shirley retired from Higbee’s in 1985, and later worked as a telephone operator for Walmart in Lorain. She was a member of Church Read More…

Evelyn B. Ford

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Evelyn B. Ford (nee Lambert), 86, of North Ridgeville, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at the North Ridge Skilled Nursing Home, following a two year illness. She was born July 15, 1927 in Premier, West Virginia. She was the world’s best wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, with only kind words to say to Read More…

Joseph Sexton, Jr.,

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Joseph Sexton, Jr., 86 years of age, and a resident of Elyria, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Elyria Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. Joseph was born March 19, 1927, in Kayford, West Virginia. He was raised in Kentucky, but has also lived in Lorain County and Tennessee. Elyria has been his home Read More…

Barbara Evanchik

Barbara Evanchik (nee Gelman), 89, of Oberlin passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, July 27, 2013. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria (440)322-4626

Hot Stove state tournament: Two Vermilion teams advance to finals; five Lorain County teams in all

ALLIANCE — Vermilion Impact and Vermilion DRD Wildcats showed Saturday that there can be more than one path to the same destination. In this case, the destination is the Ohio Hot Stove state finals at Butler-Rodman Park. In Class H (U-10), Vermilion Impact took the path of least resistance, needing just five innings to run-rule Read More…