February 10, 2016


Browns LB Jabaal Sheard doesn’t respect “dirty stuff” from Lions DT Ndamukong Suh

Cleveland Browns linebacker Jabaal Sheard, right, hand fights with coach Brian Baker during practice. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

BEREA – Browns outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard doesn’t appreciate how Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh plays the game. “I’m not a dirty player, so I don’t care for it,” Sheard said this afternoon. “There’s offensive linemen that play like that. “I don’t respect it, I don’t like it. He’s a great player, he’s a dominant Read More…

High School Football Final Scores, Week 7

Week 7 Football Slider

FINAL SCORES: (Winners in bold.) Elyria 34, North Royalton 37 (@ElyriaAthletics, @NoRoNation, @gebby67) Elyria Catholic 42, Lakewood 21 (@ECHSAthletics) Brecksville 24, Avon Lake 14 (@shoremenfb, @JoelHammondCT) Maple Heights 56, Lorain 34 (@LCS_TV20) Bay 7, Midview: 42 (@BayAthletics, @middieupdates, @metalgod35) Avon 31, North Ridgeville 7 (@avoneagles, @nrhssports) Oberlin 10, Columbia 35 (@OberlinPhoenix, @CHSRaiders) Firelands 21,  Brookside 35 (@FirelandsFalcon, @jbrady_ct) Keystone 35, Wellington 0 (@WEVSD_sports, @TheRenegadeFan) Olmsted Falls 6, Amherst 21 (@SteeleComets) Read More…

WATCH: Sex offender’s bond set at more than $3 million

Osborne COurt

ELYRIA – James Osborne’s bond soared to more than $3 million at a hearing this morning before Elyria Municipal Court Judge Gary Bennett. Osborne, a 34-year-old registered sex offender, was already jailed on bonds totaling $1,075,000 for allegedly violating his probation in a child pornography case and for allegedly failing to register a change of Read More…

Osborne Avenue closed Friday for construction work

Osborne Avenue between South Lakeview Boulevard and 9th Street in Lorain will be closed today until 4 p.m. for construction work. In case of emergency, contact John Falbo at (440) 288-1717 or (440) 320-3330.

Westlake Goddard School participating in nationwide contest

The Goddard School in Westlake is one of 80 Goddard School locations across the country participating in a competition to make something creative out of cardboard. The contest is being run through Facebook, and whichever school’s picture gets the most likes will win iPads or laptops for the students to use. Go “like” the picture Read More…

Volleyball: Keystone seniors rally to hold off Buckeye

Keystone High School senior Darcy Irish, left, spikes the ball against Buckeye High School defenders sophomore Carrie Kis and junior Amy Esker. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

LAGRANGE — It was Senior Night at Keystone High School, but Buckeye’s sophomores almost stole the show. The 10th-grade trio of Katie Galaszewski, Becky D’Amico and Stacie Mercurio took turns carrying the Bucks, but in the end, the Wildcats seniors were able to take control in a 21-25, 25-11, 16-25, 25-21, 16-14 victory. In the Read More…

John Boehner’s hometown feeling shutdown pain

Eric Gurr poses in his office in West Chester. Gurr has announced he will challenge House Speaker John Boehner in the Republican primary for Ohio's 8th congressional district. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — In House Speaker John Boehner’s suburban Ohio hometown, people are starting to feel the pain of the federal government shutdown and some are getting anxious about his standoff with President Barack Obama. The southwest Ohio area Boehner has represented since he was a township trustee four decades ago has grown steadily Read More…

Oberlin man charged with shooting house

SPENCER TWP. — Elisa Kazek was reading a book on her living room couch. Her husband, Andrzej, sat near her, and her 16-year-old daughter was upstairs. It was a normal Saturday afternoon, until a 9 mm bullet shattered the Kazeks’ living room window at 13231 Old Mill Road. No one was injured, but that didn’t Read More…

Speaker discusses dangers of drunken driving

GRAFTON — Midview High School senior Allie Giese said that the most powerful moment of Thursday morning’s lecture on drunken driving was when the speaker threw his car keys down on stage. “At the end he said he didn’t want applause … we all had a lot of respect for him … He just wanted Read More…

Avon mayor endorses candidate Bryan Jensen

Bryan Jensen

AVON — Mayor Jim Smith said candidate Bryan Jensen is the best choice for mayor, announcing his endorsement Thursday afternoon. Smith said Jensen is the best candidate for the job because of his ties to the city, civic involvement and his work as councilman. “Bryan has been community-involved for many years, not just now at Read More…