September 4, 2015

Elyria
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VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW: Parts in place for Avon Lake to have another big season

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Whitney Craigo has a dream. Maybe it’s a pipe dream, but it’s her dream anyway. “Yes, I want to fly an airplane,” said Craigo, a senior at Avon Lake High School and the star setter with the defending Southwestern Conference and district champion Shoregals’ volleyball team. Craigo hasn’t taken any steps to achieve that dream. Read More…

High school football: Avon Lake’s Jimmy Hessell provides the hustle as Shoremen hassle Avon

AVON LAKE — Avon Lake senior Jimmy Hessell said during camp that the Shoremen, who started poorly last year and narrowly missed a playoff berth, saw this year’s challenging non-conference slate as a chance to prove themselves. Hessell proved plenty. The athletic receiver/defensive back caught two touchdown passes, scored on a punt return and set Read More…

Suspect arrested in Avon carjacking

AVON – Two males are under arrest following an early-morning carjacking in which the stolen vehicle crashed into a pick-up driven by a Westlake man, and a Westlake school was put on lockdown for about two hours. According to Westlake police, the incident began at 6:43 a.m. when Avon police reported a Ford Taurus was Read More…

High school golf: Back-to-back eagles spark Aussem and Avon Lake

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AVON — Making one eagle in a round of golf is an accomplishment. Making eagles on back-to-back holes is just being Aussem. Brendan Aussem, that is. The Avon Lake senior had eagles on the 18th and first holes Thursday on his way to a 3-under-par 69 at the North Ridgeville Ranger Invitational at Avon Oaks Read More…

Elections board looking at bad petitions in Avon Lake liquor license issue

AVON LAKE — The Lorain County Board of Elections has launched an investigation into the signatures on petitions submitted to get a Sunday liquor sales measure on the ballot for an Avon Lake bar. Elections board Director Paul Adams said some of the petitions, submitted on behalf of the Kenilworth Tavern II, contained signatures that Read More…

2012 high school football preview: Fast start key for Avon Lake

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AVON LAKE — Avon Lake met its top annual goal in 2011, and narrowly missed its second. But the way the Shoremen figure, they have a perfect opportunity to rectify the latter early this season. The Shoremen rolled to a 7-0 record in Southwestern Conference play last season to win their 14th SWC title in Read More…

Coroner IDs victim in apparent Avon Lake drowning

AVON LAKE — A 34-year-old North Olmsted man apparently drowned Monday evening at Miller Road Park. Lorain County Coroner Dr. Stephen Evans said this morning that Michael Foreman’s death appears to be an accidental drowning. Foreman was found face down near the shore in water about 2-feet deep, according to police spokesman Lt. Duane Streator. Read More…

15 Minutes: Meet bead enthusiast Roger Golba

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Roger Golba Age: 60 Lives: Avon Lake Pursuit: Beads Where can people find your beads? My beads are at 32961 Pin Oak Parkway. We’re only open four days a month. Our next four days are Sept. 21 to 24 and you can look for us at Beadshopfinder.com. You are interested in beads and have a Read More…

Avon, Avon Lake residents head to polls Tuesday

Voters in Avon and Avon Lake will cast ballots in Tuesday’s special election related to each city’s safety forces, and Avon Lake voters also will decide on two charter amendments. Those are the only issues on the ballot Tuesday — meanings those are the only voters who have to head to the polls. Residents of Read More…

Briefs: Elyria softball all-stars make state final

BOARDMAN — Faith Hamilton picked up the win, allowing just four hits over six innings while striking out nine, as the Elyria 10-11-year-old Little Legaue softball all-stars beat Clay 13-4 on Saturday. Emily Hyer was 2-for-3 with two runs scored and Haley Schulz was 2-for-2 and scored four runs. In the winners bracket final, Elyria Read More…