February 10, 2016

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High school softball notes: 13th Elyria Classic set for today

Elyria is hoping 13 will be a lucky number today when it hosts the 13th annual Elyria Softball Classic at the Elyria West softball complex. The Pioneers will take the field at 10 a.m. against Fairview. Columbia will play Vanlue at the same time, while at 11:30 Midview will open against North Olmsted and Bay Read More…

Track and field: Shoremen win third straight Midview-Lorain County Invitational; Amherst grabs girls title

EATON TWP. — Last year’s 22 meet records proved a tough act to follow, but Friday night’s performance at the Midview-Lorain County Track and Field Invitational had plenty going for it. Try nine outright records and one tied. The Avon Lake boys won their third straight title, topping Avon 126-119½ at Ed Adelsberg Stadium. Led Read More…

Baseball: Avon Lake gets rare win at Amherst in ugly game

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AMHERST — Avon Lake hung on to beat Amherst, and that was about all one could have said about Wednesday’s Southwestern Conference game. It was maybe the only positive thing one could say about the 10-9 decision. The game included 14 errors, 20 bases on balls and 11 unearned runs on a frigid afternoon that Read More…

Softball: Amherst sees win over Avon Lake coming

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AMHERST — For decades, Amherst’s high school sports teams have been called the Comets. After Wednesday’s 4-1 Southwestern Conference win over Avon Lake, the softball team might want to change its name to Clairvoyants. Why? Comets center fielder Karina Del Valle, who hadn’t yet found her hitting stroke, said she had a feeling she’d have Read More…

Firelands boys basketball coach steps down

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Steve Lias began his coaching career right after college. Nearly two decades later, it’s time for a break. Lias, 41, resigned recently as boys basketball coach at Firelands High School. He’s been the coach for 12 of the last 13 years, spending the other as athletic director. “You know what, I’ve been doing it for Read More…

Police log for April 3, 2012

Lorain police Friday, March 30 7:28 p.m. — 1200 block W. 19th St., woman reports her son’s PlayStation 3 and various games stolen from her home. 8:32 p.m. — 2000 block W. 21st St., Ira Lee, 27, Lorain, public indecency-urination. 8:50 p.m. — 1600 block E. 32nd St., Serafin Quintero Jr., 29, Lorain, criminal damaging, Read More…

Baseball: Four score in 7th, Avon wins over Amherst

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AVON — Frank DeSmit had a big smile on his face after Tuesday’s game. “It’s a good thing you didn’t see me a half-hour ago,” DeSmit said. Thirty minutes earlier, Avon was losing by three runs to non-conference rival Amherst, and showing few signs of life. All that changed in the bottom of the seventh Read More…

Vermilion woman in critical condition after accident

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FLORENCE TWP. — The Ohio Highway Patrol is investigating a two-car crash that resulted in one critical injury. According to the patrol, the crash occurred at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Mason and Joppa roads. Kenneth Criss, 60, of Amherst, and Mary Jimes, 53, of Vermilion, were involved in the crash. Criss was Read More…

Former youth football league president gets diversion

ELYRIA — The former president of the Amherst Youth Football Association accused of stealing from the organization entered a court-run diversion program during a court appearance Monday. Tyrone Price, 38, entered guilty pleas to charges of theft and misuse of a credit card, but those charges will be dropped if he completes the yearlong diversion Read More…

Police log for March 27, 2012

Elyria police Friday, March 23 10:08 a.m. — 1200 block West Ave., damage reported to a vacant home. A maintenance man for the house said the glass on the front screen door had been smashed out by an unknown object and an upstairs window and rear screen door were shattered as well. 1:01 p.m. — Read More…