August 29, 2014

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Cross country: Avon Lake’s Norris, Avon’s Fasciana and Elyria Catholic’s Foisy make state

TIFFIN — Trevor Norris had fire, anger and disappointment in his eyes as he tried to absorb Saturday’s disappointing results at the Tiffin regional cross country championships. But first, there was some good news. The Avon Lake senior finished second overall to Maumee senior Willy Fink (15:50.53) with a time of 15:52.41. It was the Read More…

Girls soccer: Avon starts fast, holds off Westlake for district title

WESTLAKE — Having lost to Westlake 4-0 on Oct. 10, Avon entered Saturday afternoon’s Division I district final on a mission: Send the Demons a message early. The Eagles, who struggled at times through a 6-5-5 regular season, scored in the third minute on Saturday, then held off Westlake in a 1-0 victory that sends Read More…

Avon soccer slips by Amherst, wins district title

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AVON — It was a classic matchup that lived up to all expectations Thursday night at Avon Stadium as a pair of state-ranked teams battled for the Division I boys district soccer title. No. 5 Avon got the only goal of the match off the left foot of Niko Telidis in the 52nd minute to Read More…

Girls soccer: Nicole Chabot uses her head to lift Avon in OT

AVON — Nicole Chabot has scored six goals this season, but none as big as her header in the seventh minute of extra time that propelled Avon to a 2-1 win over North Olmsted in the Division I district semifinals Tuesday night. Chabot’s goal ended a wild flurry of action that started with Avon midfielder Read More…

Sectional soccer: Avon boys hold off Avon Lake rally

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AVON — Area boys soccer coaches have talked all season about how difficult the Division I district featuring seven Lorain County teams and three of Cuyahoga County’s top squads would be. The last five days have proven them prophetic. Avon — fresh off a penalty-kick victory over Westlake in the sectional final last Thursday — Read More…

Police log for Oct. 24, 2011

Elyria police Thursday, Oct. 20 11:18 a.m. — 1700 block Lorain Blvd., police investigate complaint woman was hit in the face and kicked at Motel 9 by a person who also took her cell phone. 1:10 p.m. — Prospect Street and Princeton Avenue, Jonathan Lamar Oliver, 28, Elyria, charged with possession of marijuana and drug Read More…

Cross country: Avon Lake boys capture first district title since 1994

ELYRIA — Avon Lake’s boys cross country team had reason to celebrate Saturday, but they have bigger goals than winning a Division I district championship. Even if it was the first one for the Shoremen since 1994. Ranked No. 8 in last week’s state coaches poll, Avon Lake scored 44 points to beat No. 21-ranked Read More…

Flu shots Nov. 5 at Avon High, JVS

ELYRIA — The Lorain County General Health District will give flu vaccines 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 5 at Avon High School, 37545 Detroit Road, Avon, and Lorain County Joint Vocational School, 15181 state Route 58, Oberlin. Residents within the Lorain County General Health District will pay a $15 fee and nonresidents cost is Read More…

Sectional volleyball: Big hitters lead winners

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EATON TWP. — The results of Wednesday’s sectional championship matches set up a semifinal that could prove to be very interesting. Two of the most talented middle hitters in the region — Amherst’s Maria Concheck and Brunswick’s Gabbie Bulic — will face each other across the net at Midview High School on Tuesday evening at Read More…

Sectional soccer: Avon upsets Amherst

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AMHERST — It’s not like the Avon girls have been trying to mask their true potential. They’ve had a lot of injuries, to the extent that the talented Eagles have hovered at or near the .500 mark through the regular schedule. On Wednesday, under nearly impossible playing conditions — a driving, continuous and increasingly vigorous Read More…