October 1, 2014

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High school cross country: Lutheran West boys, girls load up on seconds at Keystone Icebreaker

Brooskside Creighton Jensen is on the way to a second-place finish in the Keystone Icebreaker Monday at the Equestrian Trails. STEVE MANHEIM/CHRONICLE

CARLISLE TWP. — Lutheran West will second that emotion. While the Keystone girls ran well in Monday’s Keystone Icebreaker, placing all four of its runners in the top 11, it was the Longhorns who had the most consistent day among area teams as their boys (87) and girls (64) finished second at the Lorain County Read More…

High school football 2013: Keystone hoping to build on solid 2012, believes it has athletes to do just that

LAGRANGE — The Wildcats have been to the depths of the valley and they didn’t like the view. After going winless two years ago, Keystone responded last year with a 5-5 record that could have been even better had a couple of games gone its way. This year there’s a new attitude and a new Read More…

Boys golf: Westlake captures Comet Invitational for second win in as many weeks

OBERLIN — Westlake High School is already serving notice that it’s a team to watch this high school golf season. Need proof? The Demons won the annual Comet Invitational at Oberlin Golf Club with a score of 316, five strokes better than runners-up Olmsted Falls and Avon Lake at 321. Still not convinced? Just last Read More…

Keystone’s Tyler Gullett headed to Toledo to play baseball

LAGRANGE — Following a stellar junior baseball season, Keystone’s Tyler Gullett was hopeful to have his college search finalized before his senior year began. After visiting Toledo, Bowling Green and Dayton over the past few weeks, Gullett made up his mind Sunday morning, orally committing to Toledo. “I’m just ecstatic right now,” Gullett said. “It’s Read More…

Police log for July 19, 2013

Lorain police Tuesday, July 16 1:49 a.m. — Colorado and New Mexico avenues, Anthony Owens, 36, 1500 block New Mexico Ave., Lorain, arrested and charged with reckless driving, obstructing official business, driving with a suspended license, driving with improper lights, and four stop sign violations. Police said Owens led them on a chase while riding Read More…

Maya Johnson throws perfect game, strikes out 15 out of 15 to lead Columbia Red Wagon Farm to OGSO Class A district title

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Columbia Red Wagon Farm pitcher Maya Johnson wasn’t just good Monday night — she was perfect. Johnson threw a five-inning perfect game, striking out all 15 batters she faced as Columbia defeated Keystone Sugar Ridge Towing 10-0 in an OGSO Class A (U-10) district championship game at Palmer Field. While Johnson has Read More…

Police log for July 12, 2013

LaGrange police Thursday, July 4 1 a.m. — Paul Cochran, 22, of Lakewood, arrested on an outstanding warrant. 8:05 p.m. — Grey Hawk Golf Club, 665 US Grant St., unwanted individuals on property. Officers advised them to leave and not return. Friday, July 5 2:05 p.m. — 500 block Hendrix Blvd., resident found a firework Read More…

Attempt to reinstate ousted water board member falls short

LaGRANGE — An effort to return Pittsfield Township Trustee Mark McConnell to the board of the Rural Lorain County Water Authority failed Wednesday after the board voted, 13 to 9, to table the motion. The vote was the latest round in a battle that has divided the 26-member board and led to McConnell’s removal from Read More…

OGSO District: Keystone M.P.W. shines bright on a wet night

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — It takes more than a little rain to stop Keystone M.P.W. A pregame downpour and a steady rain over the last two innings didn’t prevent Keystone from defeating Columbia Morlock Bros 15-4 in Class A in the opening night of the OGSO district tournament. Keystone M.P.W. was the only team to get Read More…

All-star team with Lorain County players ends up on wrong end of good old-fashioned pitching gem at Progressive Field

CLEVELAND — Every year the players in the Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches All-Star Games play under the names of former Cleveland championship baseball teams. All but one of Lorain County’s 21 representatives were grouped together on a team named the 1920 Indians to face the 1948 Indians, which featured players from Cleveland’s southeastern suburbs and Read More…