August 3, 2015

Elyria
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Girls soccer: Westlake closes in on SWC title

WESTLAKE — On a cool and nearly perfect Saturday afternoon, Westlake’s girls earned a cool ending to a nearly perfect soccer match. With a tough, 1-0 victory over Brecksville at Read Field, the Demons maintained their lead in the Southwestern Conference and moved a step closer to an SWC title. The match was a scoreless Read More…

New Toledo coach’s system giving Elyria grad Noble a chance to shine

Matt Florjancic The Chronicle-Telegram From the end zone at Ely Stadium to glory in The Glass Bowl, University of Toledo sophomore and Elyria native Danny Noble has experienced a lot of success on the football field. When the Rockets hosted the University of Colorado Buffaloes in a nationally televised match-up last Friday, Noble started just Read More…

Loving LeBron: Fans flock to Cavaliers star’s book signing, implore him not to leave for another team

WESTLAKE – LeBron James autographed books for hundreds of fans. Next, they want his signature on a contract extension with the Cavaliers. Ditching his trademark New York Yankees cap for a Cleveland Indians model featuring a smiling Chief Wahoo, James signed copies of his new book, “Shooting Stars” on Friday for fans, some of whom Read More…

Delonte West arrested: Police say Cavaliers guard was carrying handguns, shotgun while riding motorcycle

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – Cleveland Cavaliers guard Delonte West was arrested Thursday after officers pulled him over for speeding on a motorcycle while carrying two loaded handguns and a loaded shotgun in a guitar case. Prince George’s County police spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Reedy said Friday the Cleveland Cavaliers player was arrested about 10 p.m. Thursday. Read More…

Looking for redemption: Browns McDonald out to make amends for last season’s struggles vs. Broncos

BEREA – Many longtime Browns fans still have nightmares about the Denver Broncos. So does Cleveland cornerback Brandon McDonald, only his memories are much fresher. Last Nov. 6, McDonald was beaten for two touchdown passes – including a 93-yarder to Eddie Royal – and mishandled two potential interceptions in the Broncos’ 34-30 nationally televised win Read More…

Crushers lose to Rascals again, go down 0-2 in best-of-five championship series

O’FALLON, Mo. – It’s crunch time for the Crushers. Lake Erie is a game from having its dream season ended after suffering a 6-5 loss to the River City Rascals in the Frontier League Championship Series. The Crushers are down 0-2 in the best-of-five series with Game 3 set for Sunday at 5:05 p.m. at Read More…

Indians offense continues to struggle in loss to A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. – Brett Anderson felt his slider was dominant Friday night but it was the Oakland right-hander’s slow curve that did most of the damage against Cleveland. Anderson pitched six shutout innings and had a career-high 10 strikeouts, moving him within three of the most-ever by an Athletics rookie, as Oakland stayed hot with Read More…

A’s 5, Indians 2: Tribe loses ninth of 10 games

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kurt Suzuki thinks defense first. When the catcher makes a rare appearance as Oakland’s cleanup hitter, though, he slides into the role of run producer. Suzuki hit a three-run homer to help the Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Thursday night. “When you’re not trying to do too much it seems Read More…

Elyria Catholic shuts down Shaker Heights

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ELYRIA — Just about the time Elyria Catholic’s fans had chewed their fingernails to the nubs, Danny Reaser and Josh Russ took care of business at Knights of Columbus Field on Thursday night. “It’s a 129 X-post,” said Russ of the play that got the Panthers a first down and enabled them to run out Read More…

Mayfield blanks Elyria in football

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ELYRIA — Statistically speaking, it wasn’t a bad performance for Elyria in its Northeast Ohio Conference opener Thursday night. The Pioneers held undefeated Mayfield to just 275 total yards and 15 first downs. However, football games are won and lost on the scoreboard, and it was Mayfield who came in to Ely Stadium and walked Read More…