April 29, 2016

Elyria
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High school volleyball: A little ‘basic’ training helps Elyria get back on track, win own Power Quad

ELYRIA — Getting back to the basics may have been the key to Elyria winning its own quad Saturday at the Pioneer Gym. “We had a break in our week,” Elyria coach Jodie Johnson said. “I wanted them to work on their skill set — just refining their basic skill set. We broke it down Read More…

Girls tennis: Avon claims third straight West Shore Conference title

ROCKY RIVER — There was plenty of drama but little in the way of surprises at Saturday’s West Shore Conference girls tennis tournament. Avon made it three conference titles in a row, winning two of the three singles titles and both doubles championships in the event, which was hosted by Rocky River but contested at Read More…

Driver charged in construction worker’s death

AVON — The driver who struck and killed a construction worker on Interstate 90 on Sept. 12 faces charges. Anthony Rose Jr., 50, of Brecksville, was charged today with vehicular manslaughter and failure to maintain an assured clear distance, according to a police news release. Peter Maglis, 63, of Campbell, died after being hit as Read More…

Volleyball: EC doesn’t need new game plan, beats Avon

ELYRIA — A new game plan for Elyria Catholic was instituted for its match Tuesday. “We were working on power tipping,” junior outside hitter Rachel Duffield said. “We tried to tip it to open spots. I think it really worked well.” EC coach Jen Lee was less enthusiastic. The power tipping wasn’t much of a Read More…

Golf: Avon tops Avon Lake by a single stroke in battle of unbeatens

AVON — There wasn’t much on the line for the Avon and Avon Lake girls golf teams when they squared off in a dual match Monday on a rain-soaked and windy Bob-O-Link Golf Course. Well, nothing but bragging rights and the possibility of a slight mental edge in the upcoming Division I sectional. Yeah, that’s Read More…

High school golf: Avon boys win first outright title

AVON LAKE — Unlike their female counterparts, the Avon boys golf team had never won the West Shore Conference championship. Until Thursday afternoon on the Legacy Course at Sweetbriar Golf Club, that is. The Eagles, who won the season preview tournament and went 14-0 during the regular season, brought home the outright WSC championship with Read More…

Correction: Police misidentified driver in crash

Avon police say they misidentified one of the drivers involved in the fatal crash Wednesday that killed a construction worker on Interstate 90. Anthony J. Rose Jr., 50, of Brecksville, was driving the 2006 Jeep Liberty. See earlier story on the crash for more information.

Construction worker dies after being struck on Interstate 90

AVON — Avon police have identified the construction worker killed in a crash Wednesday. Peter Maglis, 63, of Campbell, Ohio, died after he was hit on Interstate 90 around 9:12 a.m. The 63-year-old Campbell man was hit near the under-construction Nagel Road overpass in the westbound lanes, according to Avon fire Capt. Mike Emling. Avon Read More…

Girls tennis: Avon weathers changes in venue, format to win third straight LCAAA title

AMHERST — While Mother Nature threw the 24th Annual Lorain County Athletic Administrators Association girls tennis tournament for a loop with all manner of changes, there was still something familiar about the event. An Avon win. The Eagles won four of the five individual championships and held off Avon Lake 39-35 to pick up its Read More…

Residents making noise over vineyard’s air horn

AVON — Every year about this time, the night air starts to get a bit crisper, leaves get tinged with orange and red, and an air horn sounds over a local vineyard about every 90 seconds. Police estimate they have received 40 to 50 complaints in the last couple of weeks about an air horn Read More…