June 24, 2016

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Tigers’ Galarraga just too tough on Indians … again

DETROIT – Armando Galarraga doesn’t know why the Cleveland Indians can’t hit him. The Indians can’t figure out how anyone else can. Galarraga, facing the Indians for the first time since his near-perfect game  June 2, pitched seven shutout innings to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-0 victory Friday night. “I guess I’m just Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 2010: Firelands’ focus on present, not future

HENRIETTA TWP. — The Firelands Falcons head into the 2010 season with a detective’s notebook full of questions. Will the Falcons end their 18-game losing streak in the West Shore Conference? Can they end 17 yearsof frustration against top rival Vermilion in the season finale? Will they be able to turn things around with just Read More…

New Elyria Catholic volleyball coach resigns before first game

ELYRIA – When Kelly Daniels was hired as Elyria Catholic’s volleyball coach in April he said, “I plan to be around for a long time.” But just a little less than two weeks before the Panthers were to play their first regular-season game under his leadership, he resigned. Daniels, who had never been a head Read More…

Crushers fall apart late, fall to Miners in 10 innings

AVON – Mathematically, the Crushers are still alive for the playoffs. But if the team suffers more losses like Friday night’s at All Pro Freight Stadium, mathematics aren’t going to matter much in a few days. The Crushers had the best team in the Frontier League – the 58-24 Southern Illinois Miners – on the Read More…

Indians 7, Royals 3: Tribe makes season-high five errors in win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One night after collecting 17 hits and losing, the Cleveland Indians made a season-high five errors, had a runner thrown out at every base and won. Shin-Soo Choo hit a tiebreaking RBI single in a five-run eighth inning and the Indians rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Thursday Read More…

Breaking it down: Scott Petrak takes a look at training camp

BEREA — The end of training camp happens in stages. The first curtain drew to a close Thursday with the last practices open to the public and the final two-a-day of the year. Camp won’t officially end until the players are out of the team hotel and living at home with no curfew. That date Read More…

Pioneer Jake Neuschaefer picks Flashes for baseball

ELYRIA — Elyria High senior Jake Neuschaefer wanted only the best. So Neuschaefer will continue his education and his baseball career at Kent State University in 2011. “I think it’s the best college in Ohio,” Neuschaefer said in explaining his decision. “It’s very close to home. I can keep my head on straight there.” Neuschaefer Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 2010: Falls relying on excellent senior class

OLMSTED FALLS — There is an excellent senior class at Olm­sted Falls this season, making the Bulldogs a strong contender to win their first Southwestern Conference title since 2002. There are 28 seniors on the Olmsted Falls roster, including two All-SWC first-team choices. Bill Budosh, an all-conference guard, and Jeremy Ortiz, who got the honor Read More…

CornBelters 2, Crushers 0: Pitchers excel, but hitters are no-shows

AVON — Alberto Rolon (2-4), Ronnie Morales and J.J. Pacella combined to hold visiting Normal to just two hits Thursday night. Unfortunately, the CornBelters turned those two hits into two runs, which, with the way the Crushers have been hitting lately, was an insurmountable deficit. Even though Lake Erie threatened in the ninth, the “Freight Read More…

Eric Mangini thanks fans, other notes from Browns training camp

BEREA — The Browns won’t officially break training camp Thursday, but their final practice open to the public is Thursday night at 5:45. It’s also the final two-a-day, which is reason to celebrate for the players, even if they must remain in the team hotel with a curfew. Coach Eric Mangini said the official end Read More…