October 21, 2014

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Elyrian Brick leading senior division at Northeast Ohio Amateur

ELYRIA – When Norton Brick is looking to burn a few calories, plastic braces and velcro keep his trick back in place. Put the Elyria resident on a golf course, however, and the 58-year-old is pure mettle. Brick battled the weather and his ailing back Thursday and carries the senior division lead of the 81st Read More…

Softball: Firelands falls as Bucks score four in the seventh

YORK TWP. — Firelands softball coach Judy Dostall needed to say things over and over again to make herself believe what she saw Monday. In complete control of a Division II sectional opener against Buckeye, the Falcons fell apart in the bottom of the seventh inning to lose 6-5 to the reigning district runner-up. “It’s Read More…

Softball: Pioneers turn it on late to rout Medina

Roseboro

ELYRIA — It might have taken a wounded duck single to get Elyria’s softball team going Thursday, but once Alexis Roseboro’s two-run, bases-loaded hit found grass in the fifth the Pioneers rolled to a 12-4 Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division win over Medina. Until then, the Pioneers (9-2, 3-0 NOC) were showing some rust following Read More…

Judge letting Daniel Kovarbasich out of jail for grandmother’s funeral

ELYRIA — Convicted killer Daniel Kovarbasich will be released from the Lorain County Jail on Saturday so he can attend his grandmother’s funeral. Daniel, 17, will be released into the custody of his parents at 9 a.m. and must report back to the jail by 5 p.m., according to the court order signed Thursday by Read More…

New coach Merle Simmons thinks Black River softball can capture PAC

SULLIVAN TWP. — When asked what Merle Simmons saw in Black River’s softball team upon taking the job, the Wellington resident didn’t flinch. “We’re here and we’re going to win the Patriot Athletic Conference this year,” he said. “I’ve got some talented girls and we’re going to get right to it.” Simmons, 47, knows a Read More…