May 2, 2016

Elyria
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Man says he was robbed at Pali’s Bar

LORAIN – A 33-year-old Sheffield Lake man said he was robbed at gunpoint while sitting in his car parked at Pali’s Bar in Lorain, a little after 10 p.m. Tuesday. The man said he was parked at the bar, at 1407 Colorado Ave., when two men approached him, according to a Lorain police report. One Read More…

Home invasion reported in Oberlin

OBERLIN – A man and woman living on Spring Street told police they were struck on their heads with a shotgun and handgun by masked men Monday night during a home invasion that lasted at least 30 minutes. There are at least two suspects, but as many as four could be involved, according to a Read More…

Pirates PAC powerful punch: Black River strikes blow for itself and its league with big win over Manchester

SULLIVAN TWP. — Black River did it for the Patriot Athletic Conference, the rowdy crowd at Art Stevenson Field and the naysayers who proclaim it’s tough to beat a team twice in one season. Most of all, the Pirates did it for themselves as proof they belonged in the Division IV, Region 13 playoffs, becoming Read More…

Pirates believe in change: Adjustments pay off for Black River

SULLIVAN TWP. — Black River football coach Al Young tied a record Saturday with his 152nd victory, but it was different than the previous 151. Not always quick to change — “I’m always resistant,” the 22nd-year coach said with a huge smile — Young made three key moves that helped the Pirates defeat Manchester 49-24 Read More…

Wellington just can’t keep pace with pass-crazy Kenton

KENTON — If Wellington had any chance Saturday against undefeated and top-ranked Kenton, it pretty much went away just 27 seconds into the game. That’s when Maty Mauk, who finished with a gaudy 511 yards and nine touchdown passes, hooked up with split end Kieran Fetter on a 66-yard scoring play. The Wildcats made it Read More…

Wellington discovers Kenton’s defense is pretty good, too

KENTON — It’s tough to get respect when you play football for Kenton High School and Maty Mauk isn’t on the field with you. Don’t ask Wellington to sneer at Kenton’s defense. The Dukes came away with nothing but respect for the guys who try to keep the other team from doing to the Wildcats Read More…

State cross country: Avon Lake’s Trevor Norris earns All-Ohio honors

HEBRON — Trevor Norris wore the look of both pain and disgust in the finish chute at Saturday’s Division I state cross country championships. The Avon Lake senior had high hopes of a top 15 or possibly top 10 finish, but it didn’t happen. Norris finished 24th out of 154 runners with a time of Read More…

High school football: Avon puts last year behind it with impressive win over Highland

AVON — A ceremony of sorts was held Friday night at Avon Stadium. The Eagles officially buried the memories of their 2010 playoff appearance. Avon, which entered last year’s postseason ranked No. 1 in Region 6, committed seven turnovers in a loss to Sandusky. The Eagles were champing at the bit to atone for that Read More…

High school football: Avon keeps it simple, focuses defense on Highland’s Scholle

AVON — How hard could it be? Medina Highland has made no bones about its offensive game plan this season, and didn’t figure to change much heading into the opening round of the Division II, Region 6 playoffs Friday night against Avon. Senior quarterback Jerry Scholle was responsible for 56 percent of the Hornets’ points Read More…

High school football: Chagrin Falls’ offensive flurry flattens Firelands

CHAGRIN FALLS — Early in the second quarter of Friday night’s Division III regional quarterfinal game, Firelands began to show signs of life. The Falcons had just cut Chagrin Falls’ 17-point lead to three and the fans who made the hour-plus trip were roaring. But before they had a chance to get too excited, the Read More…