June 28, 2016

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Baseball: Amherst’s Connor Morris named first-team All-Ohio

Connor Morris, Amherst’s junior outfielder, second baseman and all-around player, paid it no mind. “I was just trying to get a hit every time I came to bat,” said Morris, who was recently named a Division I first-team All-Ohio selection. Morris had batted in several places in the lineup. His coach, Al McConihe, said it Read More…

Police log for June 5, 2012

Vermilion police Monday, May 21 9:42 a.m. — 800 block of Jefferson St., reported vandalism. A resident said someone used a weed wacker to draw letters and a picture in his yard. 11:49 a.m. — 600 block of South Shore Court, reported mother daughter domestic violence. The daughter was charged, no name given. Wednesday, May Read More…

9 Amherst businesses busted for selling alcohol to minors

AMHERST — Nine Amherst retailers were busted for selling alcohol to minors in an undercover surveillance operation, police said. The Amherst Police Department, in partnership with the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County, conducted the operation using two confidential informants, ages 18 and 19. The two visited 13 establishments, and nine did Read More…

Division I state track: Lorain girls rule city, almost state with second-place finish

COLUMBUS — They didn’t get a state title, but the Lorain High girls did what they set out to do when this track and field season began. They made history. Remember these Titans? You better believe they will. Lorain racked up 34 points to hold off Solon (29) and Dublin Coffman (29) for second Saturday Read More…

Oberlin woman hurt in Route 58 crash

AMHERST — An Oberlin woman was treated for minor injuries suffered in a crash on state Route 58 and Park Avenue on Thursday afternoon, police said. Enola Bowen, 69, was injured when her car was struck by a vehicle driven by Thomas Sacharski, 20, of Amherst, according to Amherst police Patrolman Bob Lane. Sacharski was Read More…

Police log for May 29, 2012

Vermilion police Wednesday, May 9 3:43 a.m. — 900 block Adams Street, reported burglary. 12:48 p.m. — 1200 block Sanford Street, the Vermilion Police Department conducted a narcotics sweep at Vermilion High School and Sailorway Middle School. No contraband was found. Friday, May 11 10:27 a.m. — 400 block Nantucket Place, reported vandalism and theft Read More…

Division I regional track: Lorain girls overcome DQ on way to championship

AMHERST — While the rain and lightning put a damper on the Division I regional track meet at Amherst High School’s Richard S. Cooley Track on Friday, it certainly didn’t put a damper on Lorain’s girls. Despite a costly disqualification in the 800-meter relay, the Titans, led by seniors Melody Farris and Alicia Arnold, won Read More…

Ex-Keystone star to coach Firelands boys basketball

One of the best boys basketball players in Lorain County history is hoping to find similar success as a coach. Brett Bartlett, the all-time leading scorer at Keystone, was named the head coach at Firelands during this week’s board of education meeting. “I have a lot of roots and connections at Firelands,” Bartlett said. “Both Read More…

Softball: Keystone captures its 12th straight title

LAGRANGE — Unheralded Firelands, which had knocked off the second- and third-seeded teams in its Division II bracket, played one of its best softball games of the season Wednesday. Even so, the Falcons couldn’t stop first-seeded, top-ranked and undefeated Keystone in a district tournament final at LaGrange Community Park. With a three-run first inning and Read More…

Baseball: Matt Wentz wraps up a win for Avon

LORAIN — The way Matt Wentz described it, you would have thought he collapsed like a house of cards in the seventh inning. Wentz did lose his no-hitter and his shutout in the seventh, but not the complete-game victory as Avon defeated Amherst, 7-2 in a district semifinal Tuesday at The Pipe Yard. “I knew Read More…