September 1, 2015

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District hockey: Avon notches a historic win

BROOKLYN — If the players on this year’s Avon hockey team say nothing else about the season, they can remind everyone that theirs was the first one from the school to win a district tournament game. They can also say they did it in style. The Eagles, in only their second year as a varsity Read More…

Midview wrestling denied outright title despite scorekeeping error

In one of the strangest turn of events in Lorain County wrestling history, the Midview Middies believed they had been awarded the outright West Shore Conference championship Monday afternoon only to find out a short time later that it was being taken away again. The Middies went unbeaten in conference dual meets during the regular Read More…

Police log for Feb. 13, 2012

Avon police Wednesday, Jan. 25 9:04 a.m. — 38301 Chester Road, Sylvester Truck and Tire, theft. 4:26 p.m. — 36000 block Bauerdale Court, property damage. Thursday, Jan. 26 1:52 p.m. — State Route 83, motor vehicle accident. 3:35 p.m. — 1500 block Rosewood Blvd., juvenile complaint. Friday, Jan. 27 8:24 a.m. — State Route 83, Read More…

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…