July 2, 2015


High school baseball: Area all-stars enjoy game despite result


AKRON — A select group of local players got a chance to put their high school uniforms on one final time and get a brief taste of what it’s like to play on a professional field Wednesday at the 2015 Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game. Elyria coach Ed Piazza led the Lorain-Ashland-Medina all-stars Read More…

Nationals success story: Elyria High’s Kevin Vough adds freestyle championship to his list of big-time victories


AKRON — There are good years, there are great years and then there’s the kind of year Elyria High sophomore Kevin Vough is experiencing. Since winning a folkstyle national championship at the Flo Nationals in April of 2014, Vough has checked off every major title on an elite wrestler’s to-do list. He added to the Read More…

Ohio Supreme Court rules against residency rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that city governments may not require employees to live within city limits. The court ruled 5-2 Wednesday that a 2006 state law preventing local government residency requirements overrides the home rule powers of municipalities. Attorneys for Akron, Lima and Cleveland had argued in January Read More…

Elyria High headed to state …again

Elyria High’s 2-0 victory today over Hilliard Darby sends the girls softball team to the state finals yet again. The team will face a tough opponent in Hudson at 10 a.m. Saturday at Firestone Stadium in Akron. For game coverage, check out The Chronicle on Saturday for a report by The Chronicle’s own Bob Daniels, Read More…