October 20, 2014

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Donald K. James

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Donald K. James, 70, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at EMH HealthCare in Elyria, following a long illness. He born November 17, 1942 in Monroe, Georgia. Donald served in the U.S. Navy and retired from Del Lumber as a yard foreman, following 38 years of service. Donald enjoyed spending time with his Read More…

Ernestine Anderson

Ernestine Anderson (nee Dillon), 79, of Lorain, passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013, while a resident of the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph. She was born in Mingo County, West Virginia, June 28, 1934 and had been a resident of Lorain since 1953. For 17 years, Mrs. Anderson had been employed in cafeteria Read More…

Girls district tennis: Three from area make Division I state tournament, but two still need one more win

Erin Hrivnak of Avon Lake plays in the Division I district tournament at Oberlin College Thursday. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

OBERLIN — If Emily Witt is going to make her third straight trip to the Division I state tennis tournament in Columbus next weekend she’ll have to do something she’s never done before: Win a do-or-die match Saturday morning. Magnificat’s Witt, a Grafton resident, and Avon Lake senior Erin Hrivnak are in the same boat Read More…

H.S. football: Black River’s Andrew Vaughn stays humble while setting records, piling up yards, scoring touchdowns

Black River High School senior running back Andrew Vaughn  is one of the most prolific running backs in Lorain County, and just surpassed 5,000 yards rushing for his career at Black River High School. KRISTIN BAUER/CHRONICLE

After biding his time as a freshman on a team stacked with senior running backs, Black River’s Andrew Vaughn burst onto the scene as a sophomore. He led the Pirates to their eighth postseason berth that season. And while he posted glittering rushing statistics the last two seasons, he certainly seems to have saved his Read More…

Cavaliers planning to bring top draft pick Anthony Bennett along slowly, see no reason to rush him into lineup

Anthony Bennett dunks against the Milwaukee Bucks during a preseason game Tuesday. The Cavaliers won 99-87. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

INDEPENDENCE — Quick, now, when was the last time the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft arrived with less fanfare than Cavaliers power forward Anthony Bennett? Starting from 2012 and going back, Anthony Davis, Kyrie Irving, John Wall, Blake Griffin, Derrick Rose, Greg Oden and even Andrea Bargnani and Andrew Bogut all had Read More…

College basketball: LaQuinton Ross believes he can be the scorer Ohio State needs

Ohio State forward LaQuinton Ross, left, goes up for a shot against Wichita State on March 30. With the start of the 2013-14 season, Ross steps into the spot as the Buckeyes’ designated point-producer for departed Deshaun Thomas, who averaged 19.8 points a game a year ago. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

COLUMBUS — Almost everybody is wondering where the points will come from for the Ohio State Buckeyes. LaQuinton Ross — expected to fill the only opening in the returning starting lineup — isn’t wondering. He knows. “I definitely think I’ve been waiting,” said the junior, who will take the spot vacated by Big Ten scoring Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Ozzy

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Ozzy is being given up by his caregiver’s since they are moving and cannot take him.  She gets along with other dogs and has been fine with any cats she has come in contact with.  She also enjoys car rides.  Ozzy would do best with someone who is home a great deal of the time Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Sandy

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Sandy was rescued from a high-kill shelter with his three siblings. She is a beautiful girl who loves other dogs and people. She is currently being fostered and cratetrained but would love to have a home with a someone to love. BREED/DESCRIPTION: Golden retriever SEX: Female NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, spayed; shots current AGE: 10 months old Read More…

Critter Chronicles: Candy

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Candy was rescued from a high-kill shelter with his three siblings. She is a beautiful girl who loves other dogs and people. She is currently being fostered and cratetrained but would love to have a home with a someone to love. BREED/DESCRIPTION: Golden retriever SEX: Female NEUTERED/SPAYED: Yes, spayed; shots current AGE: 10 months old Read More…