February 11, 2016

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Boys basketball: Senior Daviere Andrews comes through late to lead Lorain past Maple Heights, help save Senior Night

LORAIN — It took some Senior Night heroics from senior guard Daviere Andrews, but Lorain avoided its second two-game losing streak of the season with an 81-77 Lake Erie League victory over Maple Heights at Lorain High School. With just over 6:30 remaining in the game, the Titans (15-3, 6-1) looked to be in big Read More…

Boys basketball: Lake Ridge keeps rolling, downs Open Door

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Lake Ridge Academy's Sam Waldock (33) takes the ball towards the hoop as he is guarded by Open Rood High School's Clayton Wright (32) on Friday night, Feb. 5.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — After losing to Open Door earlier this season, Lake Ridge knew it had to come out strong and set the tone this time around. The Royals accomplished as much Tuesday night, finishing the first quarter on a big run and never looking back en route to a 65-49 victory. The Royals have Read More…

Boys basketball: North Olmsted cruises past Amherst for much-needed win as senior Andy Lucien scores 1,000th point

AMHERST — Senior big man Andy Lucien scored his 1,000th point and North Olmsted got a much-needed bounce-back win Friday, dominating Amherst 75-40. The win moves the Eagles to 13-5, 11-4 in the Southwestern Conference, tied with Midview and Avon just a game behind first-place Olmsted Falls with three league games left. “When we play Read More…

Boys basketball: Avon Lake fights, still falls to Berea-Midpark

AVON LAKE — On the classic 1960’s comedy espionage series “Get Smart,” bumbling secret agent Maxwell Smart used to put his thumb and index finger extremely close together and explain, “Missed it by THAT much.” Much of Avon Lake’s season, despite a 2-16 record and a tie for last in the Southwestern Conference at 1-14, Read More…

‘Perfect storm’ sinks Cavaliers: Cleveland mistakes down the stretch allow Celtics to steal game with buzzer-beating three

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers lost Kevin Love to an injury that Kelly Olynyk had nothing to do with and, somehow, a game to the Boston Celtics. It took a touch foul on J.R. Smith, Timofey Mozgov’s failure to rebound a missed free throw and a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Boston’s Avery Bradley, but the Celtics left Read More…

(UPDATED) Dallas police investigating Johnny Manziel for domestic violence; ex-girlfriend receives protective order; Manziel’s dad worried for son’s life

The tumult surrounding Johnny Manziel reached another level Friday. The Dallas police announced they initiated a domestic violence assault investigation with Manziel the suspect. The complaint came from ex-girlfriend Colleen Crowley, who received a protective order from a judge requiring Manziel to stay away for two years. Earlier in the day, Manziel’s father expressed fear Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Friday night high school basketball

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High school hockey: Elyria Catholic gets by tune-up with Brooklyn

BROOKLYN — Elyria Catholic picked the right time to give one of its best efforts of the year. The Panthers got a pair of early goals from senior forward Will Gentry and two third-period goals from sophomore Drew Beck. In between it was the special teams that rose to the occasion in a 5-3 Greater Read More…

Animals, celebs, rock ‘n’ roll: Super Bowl 50 ads play it safe

NEW YORK — Talking animals, celebrity cameos and crowd-pleasing rock songs: This year’s Super Bowl advertisers are sticking to the classics in their efforts to win over Big Game viewers on Sunday. Skittles will showcase Steven Tyler’s high range on “Dream On,” Budweiser is enlisting Helen Mirren to chide drunk drivers, and Audi will have an Read More…

Browns QB Johnny Manziel not charged following Texas incident, despite ugly details emerging

Colleen Crowley, the ex-girlfriend of Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, told Fort Worth, Texas, police he hit her several times in an incident last week and that she ran in and out of her apartment to get away from him. WFAA TV-8 in Dallas reported Crowley also told police Manziel threatened her by saying, “Shut up Read More…