June 28, 2016

Elyria
Mostly cloudy
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Division I district wrestling: Disappointing day as two of area’s best don’t get to compete

CLEVELAND — The opening day of the Division I district tournament at Cleveland State was as memorable for the wrestlers who were missing as for those who battled their way into the championship semifinals. Lorain County saw a pair of sectional champions — Elyria’s Brandon Egnor at 132 pounds and Lorain’s Luther Washington at 160 Read More…

Boys basketball: Shoremen fall at ‘The Q’

CLEVELAND — Avon Lake had the chance Tuesday to do what many teams don’t — play on an NBA court in a 20,000-seat arena. And while the Shoremen will certainly remember the experience, they’ll take a few regrets back to Lorain County from downtown Cleveland. Strongsville beat Avon Lake 55-52 on Tuesday night at Quicken Read More…

Oh deer! Avon Lake woman’s blog post goes viral

AVON LAKE — Deer may not read, but people sure do. An online column by an Avon Lake resident who objects to “deer crossing” signs on grounds “deer cannot read, do not obey the law and probably cross where they wish” went viral after being posted by Gawker, where it had received more than 24,300 Read More…

High school hockey: Shoremen see why Iggy’s tops

BROOKLYN — This time, Goliath won. And it wasn’t close. There was no upset of biblical proportions Monday as St. Ignatius, the top-ranked hockey team in the state, blasted Avon Lake 13-0 in district tournament play at the Brooklyn Recreation Center. The Wildcats (28-5-3) will face Elyria Catholic in the semifinals at noon in the Read More…

Division I sectional wrestling: Midview’s Zach Frambach hands St. Edward its only loss

LORAIN — Midview’s Zach Frambach put the lone blemish on another stellar opening night for St. Edward at the Division I sectional tournament Friday at Lorain High School. Tied at 1 after regulation, Frambach took down Robbie Rodgers with 20 seconds left and piled up five points for a 6-1 overtime decision at 160 pounds Read More…

District swimming: Shoregals have frosh force

Brittany Menzer and Catrionna Bruce first crossed paths five years ago in the fourth grade at Westview Elementary School. New to the district, Bruce was a move-in from Denver. They then went to Troy Intermediate School together in fifth and sixth grades. A friendship of sorts started last year from gym class at Learwood Middle Read More…

High school hockey: Midview rolls over Avon Lake for 20th win of year and fourth in a row

ELYRIA — Midview tuned up for this week’s Baron Cup III tournament Sunday with a 10-0 win over undermanned Avon Lake at North Park. With their fourth straight win, the Middies improved to 20-7 overall, 13-2 in the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League’s Blue West Division. The Shoremen fell to 3-25, 2-13 with their Read More…

High school hockey notes: Lorain County residents key cogs for St. Ignatius, St. Edward

The Lorain County hockey scene features five high school teams. Throw in 11 players from the area playing at St. Ignatius and St. Edward and we could form our own six-team league. Four locals are playing for the Wildcats in the rugged Red Northwest Division of the Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League that features Read More…

Hourly Ford workers getting bonuses of about $8,300 each

AVON LAKE — Profit-sharing checks of approximately $8,300 will be sent to Ford Motor Co. hourly workers around the nation March 14, including the approximately 1,766 members of the United Auto Workers Local 2000 at the Ohio Assembly Plant. The checks are in response to the $8 billion in profit Ford’s North American operations earned Read More…

High school wrestling: Elyria handles Lorain to advance in inaugural tourney

ELYRIA — The match of the night ended with a Lorain victory, but the dual meet was decidedly won by Elyria as the Pioneers and Titans competed in the inaugural state team tournament Wednesday. Elyria — the No. 3 seed in the Division I, Region 2-A bracket — defeated Lorain — the No. 6 seed Read More…