October 20, 2014

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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…

City of Avon Lake employee salaries

No one hurt in Ford plant fire

AVON LAKE — A fire around 1:20 p.m. Wednesday at the Ohio Assembly Plant at 650 Moore Road caused no injuries, according to a news release. The cause of the fire, which began in storage bins in the plant’s body shop, is undetermined, and a damage estimate hasn’t been calculated. The fire was extinguished in Read More…

Boys basketball: Ryan Poyle’s layup lifts Avon past rival Avon Lake

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AVON — Avon coach Jim Baker always tells his players to go to half-court and back in 12 seconds or less. All that drilling paid off for his Eagles on Tuesday night. With 6.6 seconds remaining in a tie game with border rival Avon Lake, Avon’s Ryan Poyle took a pass, rifled through the defense Read More…

High school hockey: Midview nips Avon Lake

ROCKY RIVER — On a night when the goaltending on both sides was magnificent, it would only have been fitting that a seeing-eye goal would dictate the outcome. That was what happened in Midview’s 2-1 victory over Avon Lake in a Blue West game Tuesday. Manny Ceja managed to poke his stick through a tangle Read More…

High school wrestling: Columbia’s Brandon Heidinger wanted title, gets MVP award, too

COLUMBIA STATION — Two years ago, Brandon Heidinger won a championship at the Columbia Wrestling Invitational Tournament. After missing last year’s tournament with a back injury, he knew this was his last chance to claim some hardware at his own tournament. Little did he know he’d get more hardware than he could imagine. Thanks to Read More…

15 people file to fill at-large Avon Lake Council seat

AVON LAKE — A number of Avon Lake residents have filed to fill the at-large seat on City Council vacated by Greg Zilka after he won election as mayor last month. Fifteen people have submitted resumes, according to Council Clerk Barbara Dopp. The field includes a pair of former Council members — Holly Kowalski and Read More…

Boys basketball: Middies score final 7 points, stay unbeaten on own court

EATON TWP. — Somehow, Midview won its sixth straight game Tuesday night to remain unbeaten at home. After trailing by six points halfway through the fourth quarter, the Middies (8-2) bounced back to defeat Avon Lake 50-49 in a non-conference thriller that gave fans their money’s worth. They did it with a streak of good Read More…

College football: Playing time sparse, but former Avon Lake standout Ryan Scherer happy at Penn State

Ryan Scherer could have studied and played football at an Ivy League School or somewhere in the Mid-American Conference. Had he chosen either of those routes, his impact on college football fields likely would have been far greater than it has been at Penn State, which plays today in the TicketCity Bowl against Houston in Read More…

Father indicted in incident that left infant with fractured skull

ELYRIA — The father who allegedly fractured the skull of his infant son during a domestic dispute with the boy’s mother has been indicted on charges of endangering children and improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle and two counts of domestic violence. Victor Cabrera-Zamora, 23, was trying to leave the woman’s Avon Lake home Read More…