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High school wrestling: Avon rallies to win WSC tourney, share conference crown with Midview

AVON — Zane Zeman became the West Shore Conference’s first four-time tournament champion Saturday night. The Avon senior was later named the league’s MVP, but it might have been Rocky River’s heavyweight who actually came up biggest for the Eagles. With Midview sweeping the dual meets and owning the lead coming into the conference tournament, Read More…

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Midview edges Avon for WSC dual meet title

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AVON — It came down to the final match in the final dual meet, but Midview showed once again why it is the regular-season king in the West Shore Conference. A third-period reversal led to a 2-0 win by Middies 145-pounder Isaac Payne, capping a 41-32 victory over Avon on Wednesday night. The Eagles and Read More…

Police log for Jan. 30, 2012

Elyria police Friday, Jan. 27 9:53 a.m. — 200 Bath St., copper and other metal taken from apartment units. Saturday, Jan. 28 2:45 a.m. — 200 Warren Ave., Carey R. Roddy, 42, Elyria, charged with assault after a man was punched in the parking lot at Chris’s Place on Clark Street after he reportedly tried Read More…

Boys basketball: Avon leans on defense to edge Elyria Catholic

Chris Sweeney The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA — Elyria Catholic had the ball, down one, with less than a minute left. Forty-seven seconds and a timeout later, the Panthers still couldn’t create a shot against a smothering Avon defense, turning the ball over when Cory Strasko’s entry pass was batted away and rolled right between Jeremy Holley’s Read More…

Avon Schools collect applications for new superintendent

AVON — A consulting firm hired to help the Avon Board of Education in its search for a new superintendent is accepting applications for the school district’s top job. Finding Leaders, a Valley View-based consulting firm, is accepting applications but has not yet begun screening applicants, according to Paul Pendleton, the business’ owner. The deadline Read More…

Lights come down at Crushers stadium as city investigates toppling

Workers remove their heavy lift equipment Monday after taking down the remaining light poles at All Pro Freight Stadium in Avon. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

AVON — The remaining four light poles at the city-owned All Pro Freight Stadium have been taken down as the city continues to investigate a December incident that saw one topple over. “We taking this thing very seriously,” Avon Mayor Jim Smith said Monday. “We do not want to have it occur again.” The last 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…

Boys basketball: Midview KOs Avon in physical battle

AVON — Midview provided Avon one of its toughest tests in the West Shore Conference during the football season, and the Middies and Eagles looked like they were back at it Friday night on the basketball court. The game included players fouling out, technicals and a hard flagrant foul on a breakaway. All that was Read More…

Police log for Jan. 9, 2012

Lorain police Saturday, Jan. 7 10:30 a.m. — Police Department, 100 W. Erie Ave., resident of the 3000 block of Jones Drive said someone broke into his car that was parked in his driveway overnight and stole a GPS unit and iPod and chargers for them worth $750. 11:15 a.m. — 4000 block Woodworth Drive, Read More…