August 29, 2015

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High school bowling: Amherst girls back on track, snag sectional

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Amherst’s girls kept last week where it belonged — in the past — and then went out Sunday and made sure they still had a future. Unlike last week at the North Shore Bowling Conference Tournament, the Comets were able to get off to a strong start Sunday and ride it to Read More…

Four county divers advance to district

Sophomore Tyler Nock of Avon Lake earned a return ticket to districts with a seventh-place finish out of 16 qualifiers at the Division I sectional on Thursday at Solon High School. Nock posted a 16-dive score of 344.20. Garfield Heights’ Steve Schillero was the winner with a score of 460.15. Sophomore Emily Krause (280.45) and Read More…

Gasoline spilled at Amherst station

AMHERST — A gasoline spill into Beaver Creek early Sunday was minimal, according to an Ohio Environmental Protection agency spokeswoman. About 20 gallons was spilled. It was being poured from a truck into an underground tank at the Sunoco Station at 979 N. Leavitt Road by the intersection of Cooper Foster Park Road, according to Read More…

Baron Cup II: Amherst overcomes slow start, key injury to beat North Olmsted, advance to finals

BROOKLYN — Amherst flirted with disaster Friday night. But when the party ended, disaster didn’t follow the Comets home. Amherst beat North Olmsted 4-2 in a Baron Cup II semifinal, rallying from a 2-1 deficit after one period. Amherst (28-2) lost record-setting scorer Connor Morris to a sprained right knee for the final 6:31 of Read More…

City of Amherst employee salaries

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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…