July 22, 2014

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Midview to join SWC in 2015-16

Add another two schools to the expanding Southwestern Conference. Conference commissioner Mike McCarthy announced Tuesday that Midview and Lakewood, members of the West Shore Conference, will join the SWC for the 2015-16 school year. Midview’s switch had been rumored for a while. Avon previously announced its intention to join the SWC for the 2015-16 school Read More…

Midview superintendent search down to three

The search for the next Midview superintendent will include a session with residents who will be asked to meet the three finalists from among 28 applicants. A community meeting will start 9 a.m. March 23, at which time parents and residents will have a chance to meet the candidates — Scott Goggin, Midview’s director of Read More…

Police log for March 8, 2013

Elyria police Wednesday, March 6 10:25 a.m. — 1300 block Lake Ave., theft of copper pipes from a vacant home. 11:30 a.m. — 1000 block N. Abbe Road, reported theft of two drills from a construction site at Lorain County Community College. 2:07 p.m. — 700 block Lowell St., a reported fight ensued at the Read More…

Police log for March 1, 2013

LaGrange police Friday, Feb. 22 6 p.m. — Credit Union, 133 Commerce Drive, suspicious vehicle in the parking lot. The vehicle was gone before officers arrived. Sunday, Feb. 24 3:30 p.m. — 300 block Opportunity Way, rescue squad requested assistance with a combative patient. Tuesday, Feb. 26 2 p.m. — Opportunity Way, Keystone High School, Read More…

Grafton employee earnings

GRAFTON — It is a sure bet a couple of the top earners in Grafton last year won’t repeat next year. That’s because there’s been a changeover in top leadership roles. Former Police Chief Lonnie Carroll was placed on paid leave beginning Aug. 27, 2012, and terminated the following day. Fellow part-time patrol officer, Dan Read More…

Division I district wrestling: Three from area grab seconds; seven moving on to state

CLEVELAND — All three Lorain County wrestlers who reached Division I district championship matches at Cleveland State on Saturday night lost, but they all feel confident after strong performances against top-tier opponents. Elyria junior Armando Torres lost a 3-1 decision to Brecksville senior Aaron Assad in the 113-pound final, Elyria freshman Ben Darmstadt lost 11-6 Read More…

Boys basketball: Avon back on top, downs Midview to break long league-title drought

AVON — The last time Avon won a conference title “The Silence of the Lambs” was No. 1 at the box office, Adam Sandler had just made his debut on “Saturday Night Live” and it was 14 years before the West Shore Conference even came into existence. The Eagles cut down the nets for the Read More…

Division I district wrestling: Disappointing day as two of area’s best don’t get to compete

CLEVELAND — The opening day of the Division I district tournament at Cleveland State was as memorable for the wrestlers who were missing as for those who battled their way into the championship semifinals. Lorain County saw a pair of sectional champions — Elyria’s Brandon Egnor at 132 pounds and Lorain’s Luther Washington at 160 Read More…

Police log for Feb. 22, 2013

Elyria police Wednesday, Feb. 20 10:10 a.m. — 700 block Lowell St., a man told police he was assaulted by a man he signaled to pass him. The victim, who was driving a tow truck, said a 6-foot tall, heavy-set Hispanic man followed him in a pickup and yelled, “What’s your problem?” He said the Read More…

Division I sectional wrestling: Midview’s Zach Frambach hands St. Edward its only loss

LORAIN — Midview’s Zach Frambach put the lone blemish on another stellar opening night for St. Edward at the Division I sectional tournament Friday at Lorain High School. Tied at 1 after regulation, Frambach took down Robbie Rodgers with 20 seconds left and piled up five points for a 6-1 overtime decision at 160 pounds Read More…