August 27, 2014

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Cross country: Shoremen find reason to smile after taking second at Earlybird

ELYRIA – You don’t fist pump when you finish second. Shaking hands? That’s a different story and definitely OK, especially when second place means something. It did Saturday for the Avon Lake Shoremen who, for the second time in three years, took runner-up honors in the Maroon Division race at the Avon Lake Earlybird Cross Read More…

Boys soccer: Avon Lake gets late goal, ties Westlake

WESTLAKE – Avon Lake capitalized on the rarest of occurrences to salvage a tie to start a brutal week. The Shoremen’s Alex Yungvirt scored in the 73rd minute Saturday night to draw even with Westlake, and each team missed chances over the final five minutes of a 1-1 tie. Yungvirt fired in a shot past Read More…

College football: Yeomen feeling confident about season

OBERLIN – With seven starters returning on each side of the football, Oberlin finds itself in a position of heightened expectations as it prepares for today’s season opener against Kenyon at 1 p.m. at Savage Stadium. The Yeomen ended last season on a high note, winning two of their final three games to finish 4-6. Read More…

Start date at EHS pushed back to Sept. 12

ELYRIA – Construction delays at Elyria High School have forced the district to delay the start of school for high school students. School officials have not given details on what portions of the project are behind schedule enough to demand a delay to classes, but in a press release sent out late Thursday, school officials Read More…

Final Cedar Point riverboat rides up for auction

SANDUSKY — The final rides on a long-running Cedar Point attraction are being sold to the highest bidders. The northern Ohio amusement park will run its Paddlewheel Excursion boats for the last times on Labor Day. The riverboats that have given more than 47 million rides since the early 1960s will be replaced for next Read More…

New search engine for Ohio public worker pay

CLEVELAND — The state treasurer’s website now features a search engine for looking up the salaries of Ohio public employees. Visitors to ohiotreasurer.gov can plug in a first and last name to see what a state employee is making this year, or what mayors, teachers and other local government employees were paid as recently as Read More…

Lorain Schools expects interim soon, acceptance of Atkinson’s resignation delayed

LORAIN — An interim Lorain Schools superintendent could be named by week’s end. Board of Education Chairman Tony Dimacchia said Tuesday that board members will interview candidates this week and are looking for someone outside the district with superintendent experience and the ability to get a 1.5 percent earned income tax school levy passed by Read More…

Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

CARLISLE TWP. — A masked man robbed the Dollar General store on Oberlin-Elyria Road at gunpoint Monday afternoon. The robber was described as a black male of average height and weight driving a small black car, according to sheriff’s Captain James Drozdowski. “He pointed the gun at the one female and ordered them to open Read More…

Girls soccer 2011: Wellington’s Jacoby Ziegler can’t escape the spotlight

After scoring 28 goals and assisting nine more last year, Jacoby Ziegler will be the focus of every team Wellington plays this season, but she says she’s ready for the attention. (CT photo by Steve Manheim)

She used an old expression to explain her challenge as a soccer player: “I’m a marked man,” she said. That pretty much nails it for Jacoby Ziegler, Wellington’s high-scoring senior striker. Well, except for that “man” reference. Ziegler, who’s closing in on the school’s career goal-scoring record, will indeed be marked – soccer-speak for played Read More…

High school girls soccer 2011: Breaking down the season

TEAM CAPSULES NORTHEAST OHIO CONFERENCE Elyria Pioneers COACH: Venera Ilievski, 6th year 2010 RECORD: 6-9-0, 3-2-0 RETURNING LETTERWINNERS: Bailey Andress, sr., GK; Cheyenne Gutierrez, sr., F; Kaleigh Plato, sr., D; Haylie Davis, jr., D, Monica Banks, jr., D. SCOUTING REPORT: Andress, an all-conference and All-Lorain County goalkeeper, allowed just 24 goals while making 178 saves Read More…