August 30, 2015

Elyria
Mostly cloudy
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Elyria-Lorain Broadcasting Co. sells WNWV

ELYRIA – The Elyria-Lorain Broadcasting Co. has reached a deal to sell one of its radio stations, WNWV-107.3 FM, to Akron-based Rubber City Radio Group. The agreement still needs to receive approval from the Federal Communications Commission before the sale can formally take place, said Paul Martin, president and CEO of Lorain County Printing and Read More…

Cross country: Bad conditions no problem for Amherst girls, Emily Johnson at Obenour Invitational

VERMILION – Driving rain, temperatures in the 40s and a whole lot of mud. In other words, perfect cross country conditions. Well, that’s the way Amherst’s Emily Johnson saw it … and she won. The Comets junior and 2010 state qualifier picked up her second win in three weekends, in fact, in cruising to the Read More…

September counts as region’s fourth-wettest on record

After a summer with a long heat wave, we seemed to have moved right into a soggy, damp September that hasn’t painted trees in dabs of gold and red or left us with crisp mornings and leaves crunching underfoot. If it felt like it’s been wet, it has, according to Martin Thompson, a veteran meteorologist Read More…

Cross country players of the week

Mike Hollingsworth, Clearview • Year: Junior • Last week: Won the Open Door Invitational by five seconds on Sept. 20 with a personal-record time of 17:48, leading the Clippers to a fourth-place team finish. Finished sixth at the J.B. Firestone Invitational last Saturday in a time of 17:52. • Other sports: Wrestling, track • Bio: Read More…

High school soccer notes: Near-perfect pitch awaiting Avon Lake boys

For the second year in a row the Avon Lake boys will take the field at Columbus Crew Stadium when they take on Mentor as part of the Crew Elite Game Series on Oct. 8. The Shoremen (5-3-3) traditionally play one of the area’s toughest schedules. “Last year we played four teams that were ranked Read More…

Mistakes loom large as Lorain falls to Shaker Heights

SHAKER HEIGHTS – No one needed to remind Lorain coach Mark Solis what cost his Titans a chance to break a two-game losing streak and go over the .500 mark Saturday. “That’s what I just told the kids,” Solis said of the costly penalties, bad snaps and poor tackling that allowed previously winless Shaker Heights Read More…

Unbeaten, not untested: Avon Lake downs Midview, wins own tri-match

AVON LAKE – Another match for Avon Lake. Another slow start by Avon Lake. Another victory by Avon Lake. That has been the pattern for so much of this season. Dan Berkheimer loves the winning. It’s the sluggishness in the early going he can do without. “That’s the issue when you play in a three-game Read More…

Stomper is headless no more

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Boys soccer: Second-half surge propels Elyria past Lorain

LORAIN – The Elyria boys captured and occupied midfield after the break Saturday morning and turned a halftime tie into a 5-3 non-conference victory over Lorain. The Pioneers got two goals each from sophomore Grant Spieth and senior Bubby Santo Domingo and another by Bryce Ziegman. Ziegman and Santo Domingo put up two assists apiece Read More…

Crushers swept: Joliet, injuries too much to overcome

AVON – At several points during this season, it looked like the Lake Erie Crushers wouldn’t be in the postseason. But against a lot of odds, the Crushers battled back from being 10 games under .500 and needing two wins without the team’s best player, Andrew Davis, and punched their ticket to the playoffs for Read More…