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Police log for June 7, 2013

Elyria police Wednesday, June 5 6:53 a.m. — 200 block Winckles St., a company van at Smink Electric was broken into. Police said there was damage to the door frame and a window of the vehicle. 7:18 a.m. — 1300 block S. Abbe Road, a woman told police someone sprayed with word “Crip” with white Read More…

All-Ohio softball: Elyria’s Caitlyn Minney, Avon Lake’s Annie Wennerberg and Clearview’s Sarah Kaya make first team

There are three more Lorain County softball pitchers who can add the words first-team All-Ohio to their impressive list of accomplishments. Elyria senior Caitlyn Minney and Avon Lake senior Annie Wennerberg were named first-team in Division I by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association, while Clearview junior Sarah Kaya made it in Division Read More…

High school baseball: Second straight shutout carries Avon Lake to win over Midview, district title

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LORAIN — The hottest team in Division I baseball might just be from Avon Lake. After Brett Kiser’s complete-game shutout beat Amherst on Friday, Matt Morissette repeated the feat Saturday, scattering six hits in a 6-0 district final win over Midview at The Pipe Yard. The district title is Avon Lake’s first since 2005 and Read More…

Mr. Baseball 2013: Midview’s Eric Lauer has tremendous talent; plenty of options, too

VERMILION — Major league scouts follow him religiously and Division I universities have drooled over the possibility of landing him as a recruit. He’s Midview’s Eric Lauer, this year’s Lorain County Mr. Baseball. Lauer was awarded this year’s prize at the annual Lorain County All-Star baseball game at Vermilion on Saturday. “Last year, Brandyn got Read More…

Grafton man driven to get electric car

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EATON TWP — Dennis Radesic always has had an interest in alternative energy sources. Several years ago, he converted his farmhouse to be more energy-efficient with geothermal heating. So when he learned that Tesla Motors was creating an all-electric car built from the ground up, he had to have it, even if it meant waiting Read More…

High school: Weather shakes up baseball, softball tournament schedules

It had to happen, right? There couldn’t be a spring sports postseason in Northeast Ohio without some weather worries, could there? Apparently not, because Thursday, for the first time this postseason, rain messed up the best-laid plans of tournament officials and baseball and softball coaches. The result was a pair of Division I district baseball Read More…

Softball: Shoregals hang on vs. Middies

AVON LAKE — Avon Lake coach Buzz Mullen told his players that tournament softball is as easy as three simple words — win … move … on. Shoregals fans might have four words to describe Wednesday’s 5-4 Division I sectional final win over Midview — too close for comfort. The Shoregals (24-1) rallied from a Read More…

Wrestling: Three from area earn berths in Greco Roman nationals in Fargo, N.D.

ELYRIA — Three Lorain County wrestlers are headed to the nationals in Fargo, N.D., while seven others are hoping to join them today. Oberlin’s Kevin Vough (runner-up at 285), Grafton’s Alec Forrer (third at 160) and Elyria’s Mike Dolan (fourth at 138) all earned spots Saturday on the Ohio Cadet team heading to Fargo, N.D., Read More…

High school softball notes: Avon Lake reaching some lofty heights … goals, too

With nine seniors on the roster, there’s no question Avon Lake was expecting big things this season. But even Shoregals coach Buzz Mullen admits that a No. 3 ranking in the Division I Ohio High School Fastpitch Association Coaches poll is “like a dream come true.” With the start of sectional tournament just a few Read More…

Grafton cuts dispatchers, switches to county 911

Six out of jobs with switch to county 911 Read More…