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High school roundup: Amherst, Midview hockey teams earn top seeds in Baron Cup tournaments

Amherst and Midview are the top seeds in their respective Baron Cup hockey tournaments, which begin today at the Brooklyn Recreation Center. Midview, by virtue of its 4-1 victory over Mayfield on Sunday. earned the No. 1 seed in the Baron Cup III tournament and will open play tonight at 6:30 against Western Reserve Academy. Read More…

Lorain man arrested after leading police on chase to South Amherst

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LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested after leading police on a chase through Lorain, Amherst and South Amherst shortly after midnight Thursday, according to a Lorain police report. Yosmael Agosto Lopez, 28, of the 600 block of 13th St., was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, failure to comply with a police signal, Read More…

Midview edges Avon for WSC dual meet title

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AVON — It came down to the final match in the final dual meet, but Midview showed once again why it is the regular-season king in the West Shore Conference. A third-period reversal led to a 2-0 win by Middies 145-pounder Isaac Payne, capping a 41-32 victory over Avon on Wednesday night. The Eagles and Read More…

High school bowling: Amherst boys, girls finish off undefeated seasons

VERMILION — The Amherst girls had a little more at stake in their North Shore Bowling Conference season finale against Vermilion than the Comet boys did. However, both went into Wednesday’s match with a chance to finish off unbeaten 15-0 seasons. The Comet girls, who would have had to share the NSBC regular season crown Read More…

Park officials say agreement to be finalized for Amherst special-needs playground

CARLISLE TWP. — The $7 million recreation-wellness center planned by the Lorain County Metro Parks and Mercy Regional Medical Center came into a little sharper focus Tuesday as more details were revealed. Parks Director Dan Martin told the parks board at its monthly meeting that another piece of the planning process for the facility — Read More…

Amherst man charged with theft after chase

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ELYRIA — Police arrested a man accused of going through vehicles after a chase through backyards and Cascade Park on Saturday night, according to an Elyria police report. Michael Wallhead, 34, of Amherst, was charged with criminal trespass, obstructing justice and possession of marijuana, according to Officer Scott Willis’ incident report. After 7 p.m., police Read More…

Police log for Jan. 31, 2012

Elyria police Friday, Jan. 27 11:30 p.m. — 900 Lorain Blvd., police asked to search a room at the Super 8 motel after a report of people transporting a large amount of drugs and find only glass stems used to smoke crack cocaine. The occupants of the room were asked to leave by motel management. Read More…

Amherst man convicted in Pa. murder-for-hire plot

An Amherst man accused of carrying out a hit on a police informant in 2003 in Pennsylvania has been convicted of murder and conspiracy charges by a jury in Washington County, Pa. The charges Michael “Cleveland Mike” Duncan, 35, was convicted of carry a mandatory life prison sentence under Pennsylvania state law, said Steven Fischer Read More…

Girls basketball: Free throws help Firelands hold off Columbia

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HENRIETTA TWP. — For the first half Monday night, one-win Columbia was outplaying nine-win Firelands on the Falcons’ home court. Even after Firelands took over the game with a 15-0 third-quarter run, the Raiders wouldn’t go away. But thanks to hitting 12 of 15 free throws in the fourth quarter, Firelands was able to hold Read More…