August 27, 2014

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Gladys I. Giese

Gladys I. Giese, 86, of Grafton Township, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013, in her home, following a sudden illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Earl E. Bucey

Earl E. Bucey, 88, of Oberlin, passed away at Admiral’s Pointe on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 in Huron. Cowling Funeral Home, Oberlin, is handling arrangements.

Richard M. Elwell

Richard M. Elwell, 68, of Chardon, died Thursday, October 3, 2013 at his residence. Born May 27, 1945 in Buffalo, New York, to Edwin and Elisabeth (nee Markley) Elwell, he had been a resident of the Chardon area for four years. Richard was a Church of Christ Disciples and United Church of Christ Minister with Read More…

James P. Horinek

James P. Horinek, 48, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born in Lorain on December 18, 1964 and had been a lifelong resident. He enjoyed all motorsports and was an avid NASCAR fan. Survivors include his loving wife, Amy Horinek Read More…

Thomas Earl Brewer, Jr.

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Thomas Earl Brewer, Jr., 57, of Wakeman, died Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at his home. Thomas was born April 6, 1956 in Memphis, Tennessee. He had been a Wakeman resident for the past two years, moving from Vermilion. Thomas retired after 32 1/2 years as a quality control inspector for Ford Motor, Avon Lake. Most Read More…

Browns lose quarterback Brian Hoyer, but rally to beat Bills 37-24 for third straight victory

CLEVELAND — The Browns’ spark had been extinguished. Quarterback Brian Hoyer lay on the FirstEnergy turf in obvious pain and with possibly torn ligaments in his right knee. He wouldn’t return to lead the team that had only achieved relevance because he had energized it. But the Browns showed again Thursday night that they have Read More…

Brian Dulik: Browns fans finally have reason to celebrate

The Browns and Buffalo Bills put on quite a show in the first prime-time football game in Cleveland since Dec. 10, 2009. There were seven touchdowns, myriad bone-crushing hits, two injured quarterbacks and a touching halftime ceremony. In the end, though, Travis Benjamin’s speed, Willis McGahee’s heart and T.J. Ward’s craftiness propelled the Browns to Read More…

Indians want more: With majority of top players set to return, expectations high for 2014

CLEVELAND — In matching the franchise record for improvement from season to season and qualifying for the playoffs for the first time since 2007, the Indians made baseball relevant in Cleveland once again. They’re hoping it doesn’t end there. “For our group as a whole, I felt like we had a good year,” center fielder Read More…

Stature of no limitations: Oberlin’s Kiylan Bugg may be 5-foot-2, but his play on the football field has been huge

Kiylan Bugg has been overlooked for most of his football career. Since he stands just 5-foot-2, that isn’t exactly surprising. The little man made a big statement, however, last weekend in Oberlin’s 43-35 Patriot Athletic Conference win over Firelands. In fact, the running back’s performance was not just big … it was historic. Bugg carried Read More…

High school volleyball: Amherst fights off Olmsted Falls to clinch outright Southwestern Conference title

AMHERST — The Amherst volleyball team was able to clinch the outright Southwestern Conference championship, but rival Olmsted Falls made sure the Comets earned it. Amherst won two close sets before blowing a big lead and dropping the third. They then rallied to finally put the Bulldogs away, 25-22, 25-23, 22-25, 25-20. The Comets senior Read More…