February 9, 2016

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A year of trials: Parents of twins fighting for their lives

Baen, left, and Bryce Hurst have been receiving treatment in Minneapolis for Hurler syndrome.

Brian and Casey Hurst, along with their four sons, are settling into a routine after moving hundreds of miles of away from their home in LaGrange. The parents of identical twins Bryce and Baen Hurst made the decision in November to seek medical treatment for the twins after they were diagnosed with Hurler syndrome in Read More…

Boys basketball: Keystone just can’t keep up with top-seeded Norwayne

WOOSTER — There were no excuses and no regrets Friday night following Keystone’s 63-56 loss to top-seeded Norwayne in a Division III sectional final at Wooster High School. Still, there was some sadness. After all, the loss brought to an end two eras for the ’Cats as coach Greg Morgan and senior Caleb Schillace walked Read More…

No champs this year: Lorain County wrestlers struggle at state meet, but five still have shot at third place

COLUMBUS — It was a dark day for Lorain County wrestling. Not just because of the torrential downpour surrounding Value City Arena on Friday during the high school state wrestling tournament, but because the county failed to place a wrestler in a state final for the first time in more than a decade. The area’s Read More…

Girls basketball: Keystone outlasts Holy Name in 2 OTs

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ELYRIA — Survival is key come tournament time. That’s exactly what Keystone did Thursday night against Holy Name at the Division II district tournament. The top-seeded Wildcats and third-seeded Green Wave hang their hats on defense, and that was obvious before Keystone pulled out a 44-42 victory in double overtime. The Wildcats (22-1) will face Read More…

Former Scoreboards restaurant to reopen with new name

The Depot at Union Station is scheduled to open this spring in the former Scoreboards building in LaGrange. (CT photo by Chuck Humel.)

LAGRANGE — The former Scoreboards restaurant and bar will reopen this spring under new ownership as The Depot at Union Station. Brandon Wheeler, who runs Bootlegger’s Bar & Grille in Columbia Station, said renovations are under way, and he just put a new coat of shellac Thursday on the reconfigured bar. “We’ve made quite a Read More…

Police log for March 2, 2012

Elyria police Wednesday, Feb. 29 9:37 a.m. — 1100 block West Ave., a woman reported someone entered her basement through a window and stole food from her basement freezer. 12:13 p.m. — Fourth Street and East Avenue, Rondell Grimmett, 28, 500 block Georgetown Ave., charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 12:50 p.m. — Read More…

Boys basketball: Keystone rolls with Caleb Schillace back

WOOSTER — It wasn’t as dramatic as Willis Reed taking the floor against the Lakers in Game 7 of the 1970 NBA finals, but the presence of Keystone’s Caleb Schillace on the basketball court Monday night was just about as meaningful. Schillace, just eight days after an emergency appendectomy, came off the bench to help Read More…

District wrestling: Keystone’s Spangler twins lead five from area to state tournament in Division III

GARFIELD HEIGHTS — Perfect. What else can you say? Keystone senior William Spangler went 4-0 at 126 pounds at the Division III district wrestling tournament, capped by a 14-2 major decision Saturday over Waterloo’s Nick Hermann in the championship match. He and his twin, Brian, who took second at 132, head the list of five Read More…

Without star Keystone grabs share of Stars title

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LAGRANGE — It was a game that had more twists and turns than a best-selling mystery, but in the end it was a fairytale finish for Keystone’s Wildcats and their retiring coach. With its back to the wall and playing without arguably the best all-around player in the county in Caleb Schillace — sidelined by Read More…

Boys basketball: ’Cats can share PAC with win over Dukes

The schedule makers can take a much-deserved bow for this one. Keystone and Wellington have one of the most storied rivalries in Lorain County, and it’s especially heightened during basketball season. The programs will meet tonight at 7:30 at Keystone High School in the regular-season and Patriot Athletic Conference finale. While any Keystone-Wellington game is Read More…