July 29, 2015

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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…

Girls basketball: Keystone’s 4th-quarter spurt leads to victory over Avon

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LAGRANGE — Depending on which team you’re pulling for, an 11-0 run at the right time can be positively uplifting. Keystone fans were uplifted Wednesday night. Not so much for those cheering for Avon. Having trailed most of the way and still short three points starting the fourth quarter, the Wildcats (7-1) ran off 11 Read More…

New rules may affect Avon Lake power plant

AVON LAKE — The fate of the Genon Energy coal-fired lakeshore power plant hinges on whether company officials choose to comply with stricter U.S. Environmental Protection Agency mercury regulations announced Wednesday or close the plant. Mark Baird, a Genon spokesman, said after the announcement that the company may need a few months to make a Read More…

High school hockey: Avon Lake scores late goal to salvage tie with Avon in Lorain County Tournament

ELYRIA — Zach Little said he never saw the pass that gave him the chance to give Avon Lake its first point of the Lorain County Tournament. “I just crashed the net and put it in,” Little said. “I didn’t see who passed it. I just saw the puck out front and buried it.” It Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria Catholic hits free throws when they count, downs Avon

AVON — Elyria Catholic sophomore Jeremy Holley was part of a group that had struggled from the free throw line Friday night. Shooting a dismal 4-of-13 right into the teeth of the rabid Avon student section, the Panthers saw a six-point halftime lead dwindle all the way to one with 5.6 seconds remaining. Then Holley, Read More…