September 3, 2015

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Vermilion girls second in 800 relay, fifth overall at indoor state championships; Avon’s Madison Cooper second in high jump

AKRON — The Vermilion girls set the bar pretty high for themselves, but with the success they’ve had at the state level the last three years, high standards have become the norm. Saturday at the eighth annual Ohio Association of  Track and Cross Country Coaches track and field championships, the Sailors proved they have good Read More…

Avon jewelry store broken into overnight

AVON — Police are investigating an overnight break-in of a local jewelry store Thursday. The burglary occurred at Avalon Jewelers at 35925 Detroit Road. The business is located in a relatively new strip shopping center across from the popular Avon Commons shopping center, according to Avon Police Chief Richard Bosley. “It was a smash-and-grab in Read More…

Avon student may be expelled for school threat

AVON — For the second time in two weeks, a student in the Avon school district has been suspended and faces possible expulsion for reportedly making a threat. The male student is an Avon High School junior, according to Superintendent Jim Reitenbach. Details of the wording of the threat were not available, but Reitenbach said Read More…

Police log for March 14, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, March 12 11:59 a.m. — 900 block Elywood Drive, a man reported an Xbox, Nintendo Wii, camera, laptop, walkman and iPod Touch stolen from his home. 12:20 p.m. — 300 block Woodland Ave., eight spare tires reported stolen from vehicles. 4:13 p.m. —2400 block West River Road N., a man reported the Read More…

After mistrial, Avon woman pleads guilty to shooting husband

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ELYRIA — A day after the second trial began for the Avon woman accused of the 2007 shooting of her former husband, Pam Carrasquillo was pled guilty to charges of attempted aggravated murder with a gun specification, for which she was sentenced to four years in prison. The sentencing came just hours after Common Pleas Read More…

Crushers veteran Andrew Davis signs again

AVON — Andrew Davis, the longest tenured member of the Lake Erie Crushers, will be back with the Frontier League team for a fourth season after signing a contract under the veteran’s exemption. Each team can carry one player designated as a “veteran” on its roster, and that player can take up a roster spot Read More…

Avon girl wins gold medals at Colorado swim meet

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Breanna Sprenger grabbed two red ribbons and let the medals attached at the ends dangle from her hand. She beamed with pride. The medals, you see, are hers. They are gold medals she won at her first swim meet for disabled swimmers, the Jimi Flowers Classic, held at the official Olympic training facility in Colorado Read More…

Avon boys basketball coach resigns to enjoy some free time

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Jim Baker may not know what to do with an abundance of free time, but he thinks he might enjoy finding out. The longtime Avon boys basketball coach resigned Tuesday, saying he felt like it was the right time in his life to say goodbye to the sport. “For 31 years I’ve taught and coached,” Read More…

Avon voters turn down new middle school

AVON — The Avon Schools secured a renewal of a combined operating levy but lost a bond issue in an even narrower defeat than that in November. The 3.21-mill, 10-year emergency operating levy was renewed by a fairly comfortable margin, according to unofficial returns which showed the issue passing by a vote of 3,328 to Read More…

State Wrestling: Avon’s Zane Zeman finishes strong, takes 3rd

COLUMBUS — Zane Zeman had dreams of winning four straight matches this weekend at the Division I state tournament. Unfortunately for the Avon senior, he accomplished the feat in the 145-pound consolation bracket instead of the championship bracket. After losing to eventual state champion Anthony Collica of Solon in the quarterfinals, Zeman won his final Read More…