July 2, 2016

Elyria
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First inning dooms Indians against A’s

CLEVELAND – Mitch Talbot allowed five runs in the first inning Wednesday night at Progressive Field. With the way the Indians have been swinging the bat lately, they might as well have gone home before the second. Oakland’s early uprising was more than enough to beat back the offensively challenged Indians, who lost for the Read More…

Tribe notes: Brantley back … in more ways than one

CLEVELAND – Michael Brantley returned to the lineup Wednesday after missing four games with a sprained left ankle. He is expected to finish the year as the Indians’ starting center fielder and leadoff hitter, with his spot in the batting order potentially carrying over to next season. “I have confidence that he should be able Read More…

Girls soccer: Westlake rolls over Amherst after early scare

AMHERST – Thirty seconds into the game, Westlake goalkeeper Stephanie Poeppelman was already feeling the heat. She did exactly what she was supposed to do – keep the ball out of the net – but she couldn’t help being surprised at how fast the Amherst Comets came out of the gate Wednesday night. After breaking Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 2010: Lutheran West hoping to stay healthy this season

ROCKY RIVER — Lutheran West endured a football season in 2009 that would make every coach’s or fan’s worst nightmares. Injuries ravaged the Longhorns’ already thin depth chart last season. They lost every quarterback they had and were forced to move running backs to the quarterback position. As bad as that was, it was like Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy feeling some heat after poor play

BEREA — Rookie quarterback Colt McCoy is 5-for-12 for 25 yards with two interceptions and a 9.7 rating in limited action in two preseason games. The rough start to his NFL career has some wondering if he’s a lock to make the Browns roster. That notion didn’t seem possible a month ago for the winningest Read More…

Starting off strong

ELYRIA — Nobody or nothing was going to rain on Elyria Catholic’s parade Tuesday night. Despite a five-minute delay in the second half due to the activation of a timed sprinkler system, Elyria Catholic began its season with a 4-0 shutout of Notre Dame Cathedral Latin at Knights of Columbus Field in a North Coast Read More…

Coach thinks Westlake will have big year

WESTLAKE — There are only seven letterwinners and six starters — three of whom play on both sides of the ball — back from a team that went 3-7 in 2009. But don’t think of Westlake as the Southwestern Conference doormat, at least not until the hitting starts for real Friday evening. Coach Mark Campo Read More…

A’s 5, Indians 0: Tribe shut out again

CLEVELAND – Indians fans take solace, your Tribe leads the American League in one category – getting shut out. In dropping a 5-0 decision to Oakland in the series opener Tuesday night at Progressive Field, the Indians were held scoreless for the 11th time this season, equaling Seattle for the most shutout losses in the Read More…

Indians notes: Antonetti preparing to take over GM duties

CLEVELAND – Though it won’t take place officially until the season is complete, assistant general manager Chris Antonetti has already begun the transition into his new job as Indians general manager. Antonetti, who has served as assistant GM for the past nine years, will replace Mark Shapiro on Nov. 1, with Shapiro, Cleveland’s GM since Read More…

A’s 5, Indians 0: Gonzalez shuts down Tribe

Oakland’s Gio Gonzalez tossed seven scoreless innings to help the A’s to a 5-0 win over the Indians on Tuesday night at Progressive Field. Gonzalez allowed five hits while striking out seven. It was the Indians’ 12th loss in 15 games and accounted for the 11th time they have been shutout this season — an Read More…