February 9, 2016

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Cross country: Avon boys win West Shore, snap league-title drought

BAY VILLAGE — The last time the Avon boys cross country team won a conference title, Coach Tara Gruskiewicz was about to turn 6 and athletic director Erich Frombach was a senior at Amherst High School. The drought ended Saturday for the Eagles, who last won a league title in 1986 when they won the Read More…

Midview dominates, rolls to seventh straight win

Chris Sweeney The Chronicle-Telegram EATON TWP. — Midview pounced on Marion Harding early and often, cruising to a 49-14 victory for their seventh straight win and setting up a showdown with Avon next week for first place in the West Shore Conference. The Middles started off slow, going three-and-out thanks to a false start and Read More…

High school football Week 8: Midview rolling behind new QB and big gesture from last year’s

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Few people outside the Midview football program know that senior wide receiver Ryan Mains’ selfless sacrifice last season is one of the big reasons the Middies are currently riding a six-game winning streak. It’s no secret that sophomore quarterback Cody Callaway has put up huge numbers the past three weeks and has been the driving Read More…

Man indicted in accident that killed Tomasheski family members

ELYRIA — Gerald Wetherbee Jr. has been indicted on aggravated vehicular homicide and other charges for the June car crash that killed two people and left two others fighting for their lives. Wetherbee, 35, also is charged with aggravated vehicular assault, vehicular assault, driving under suspension and DUI for the June 11 crash on state Read More…

Girls tennis: Carmela Mostardi, Emily Witt live up to seeds

Magnificat’s Emily Witt, a Grafton resident, returns a shot during Tuesday’s Division I sectional. Witt advanced to next week’s district. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

OBERLIN — After rain wreaked havoc on the first two days of the Division I girls tennis sectionals at Oberlin College, the majority of the singles players finally got their chance to shine Tuesday in the warmer weather. When the sun went down Tuesday, only four singles players were left standing — the four district Read More…

Garden dedicated to Holly Dembie at Midview’s West Elementary

A sign at Holly’s Memory Garden, which was dedicated Thursday at Midview West Elementary School. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

EATON TWP. — The night Holly Dembie died, she sent an email to friends and family saying “I love you and you are my sunshine,” her mother told a crowd that gathered Thursday for the dedication of Holly’s Memory Garden. It was typical of how Dembie, a special-needs instructor for Midview Schools, lived her life, Read More…

Police log for Sept. 30, 2011

Elyria police Wednesday, Sept. 28 8:02 a.m. — 300 block Fourth St., a man reported that someone entered his garage and stole a GPS unit, CDs and a small pocketknife from his pickup. 10:27 a.m. — 700 block Washington Ave., Joseph Hebebrand, 50, same address, charged with possession of heroin, possession of marijuana and drug Read More…

School to honor Holly Dembie with garden

EATON TWP. — In her life, Holly Dembie loved working with children and with plants and flowers in her garden. At 4 p.m. today, her co-workers in Midview Schools will dedicate a garden in her name at West Elementary School, 13070 Durkee Road, where she worked with special needs children. “The garden will be a Read More…

Midview grad places 11th at Beijing event

Despite taking a hard elbow to the mouth at the start of the swim, Kim Shaheen was fine with the result at the Dextro Energy World Championship Grand Final Beijing in China on Sept. 11. The 1988 Midview graduate finished in 11th place out of 34 athletes in the 40-44 women’s age group with a Read More…

Man dies in Grafton-area crash

GRAFTON TWP. — Alcohol is suspected of being a factor in the death of a Litchfield man who died in a one-vehicle crash Monday morning at Island and Law roads. Matthew D. Royer, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lorain County Coroner’s office, according to information from the Elyria post of the Read More…