August 1, 2014

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Indians notes: Justin Masterson throws simulated game, could be close to return

CLEVELAND — Justin Masterson continued the comeback trail Sunday at Progressive Field. The right-hander, who is vying to return before the regular season is complete, threw a simulated game following the Indians’ series finale with Houston. Masterson (left oblique strain) felt good enough to exceed the prescribed pitch count of 20, throwing 24 pitches, while Read More…

(Updated) Browns-Vikings pregame update: ESPN reports Cleveland fielding offers for WRs Josh Gordon, Greg Little

MINNEAPOLIS – The trade of running back Trent Richardson might not be the last one the Browns make this season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported this morning that the Browns are fielding offers for and are open to trading receivers Josh Gordon and Greg Little. According to Schefter, at least one team has made a quality Read More…

Clara J. Cuthbert

Clara J. Cuthbert (nee Karcher), 84, of Bay Village, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Thomas; mother of Thomas Ronald, Jr. (Patricia), Jennifer Lawson (Keith), Brad (Alejandra), Lance (Joan) and the late John Ronald; grandmother of Thomas, Ronald III (Maria), Nicole (Zachary), Tyler, Troy, Sarah, Brad Jr., Read More…

Kathryn “Katy” V. Stumphauzer

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Kathryn “Katy” V. Stumphauzer, 95, of Sheffield Township, passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at her home, after a lengthy illness. She was born on May 15, 1918 in Painesville, Ohio and moved to Lorain in 1925. Katy was a 1936 graduate of Clearview High School. In 1938 she moved to Avon, and in 1955 Read More…

Annasue Elease Abercrombie

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Annasue Elease Abercrombie (nee Carter), 90, of North Ridgeville, went to be with the Lord Thursday, September 19, 2013. Her joy for life and unwavering faith carried her through many years in her valiant battle with breast cancer. She was born July 23, 1923 in Mosheim, Tennessee, to Manlove (Doc) and Minnie Carter. Her early Read More…

Mary Lee Schneider-Gilles

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  Mary Lee Schneider-Gilles (nee Januska), 90, of Avon Lake, died Saturday, September 21, 2013, at Avon Lake Town Center – Main Street Care Center, Avon Lake, of a lengthy illness. She was born December 25, 1922 in Cleveland, and lived in Avon Lake for over 30 years, moving from Avon. She worked in the Read More…

High school football: Defense comes up big as Elyria finishes off Valley Forge

Elyria Jumarr Lewis runs for yardage Saturday in the Pioneers' win over Valley Forge. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONCILE

ELYRIA — If Kevin Fell was concerned his Elyria football team wouldn’t show up mentally Saturday afternoon to complete its game with Valley Forge, he needn’t have worried. Elyria’s defense kept Valley Forge out of the end zone after a couple of red-zone interceptions and completed Friday’s postponement with a 44-6 rout of the Patriots. Read More…

High school football: Elyria Catholic uses big third quarter to pull away from Bay

BAY VILLAGE — It took a day, but the Panthers finally finished off Bay. Elyria Catholic scored 21 points in the third quarter Saturday and put Bay out of reach en route to a 38-6 victory in the West Shore Conference opener for both teams. The game was suspended due to lightning Friday at the Read More…

High school football: Seniors-only meeting sparks Avon Lake past North Ridgeville

Avon Lake's Collin Lucas digs for long yardage as North Ridgeville's Jacob Ruoff and Shawn Stumpf try to stop him. LINDA MURPHY/CHRONICLE

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — It may have taken 21½ hours to complete the game, but Avon Lake coach Larry Laird isn’t complaining. His Shoremen rallied Saturday to pull out a 14-7 win over North Ridgeville in a game postponed by bad weather Friday night. Avon Lake improved to 3-1 while North Ridgeville fell to 2-2. The Read More…

Indians get winning boost from fans, down Astros for eighth win in last 10 games

CLEVELAND — A playoff contender in September, the Indians drew their largest crowd in almost a month and gave fans something to cheer about. Scott Kazmir allowed four hits in seven shutout innings, Michael Brantley hit a two-run homer in a three-run first inning and the Indians maintained their hold on an AL wild-card spot Read More…