June 24, 2016

Elyria
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Locals spark victory in high school all-star baseball game

AKRON — It was an afternoon of fun in the sun for the Lorain County all-stars at Tuesday’s Northeast Ohio Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Game at Canal Park. Lorain’s Brandon Bartlome and Brookside’s Dudley Taw each scored twice as the Blue team, which included all-stars from Lorain and Ashland counties, defeated the Green team 10-1. Read More…

Six in running for Lorain High principal’s job

LORAIN — The school district has named six finalists to become the new Lorain High School principal. Lorain Schools Treasurer Dale Weber said the six individuals were: Chad Coffman, principal at Parma High School Ann Pickering, assistant principal at Midview High School Melissa DeAngelis, principal at Heritage Middle School in Painesville Victoria Swartz, director of Read More…

Lorain High suddenly in search of new principal

LORAIN — The school district is looking for a new high school principal following the resignation of Robert Klinar earlier this month. “We’re currently looking at about 20 applicants, which is a pretty large pool considering what time of the year it is,” said Erin Gadd, director of communication and community engagement. “We’ll probably narrow Read More…

State Track and Field: Lorain sophomore Zion Cross wins 100 meters, takes 2nd in 200

COLUMBUS — Lorain’s Zion Cross’ present is golden and has him looking ahead to the future. After all, he’s just a sophomore. Cross brought home Lorain’s first boys state title since 1947 with a victory Saturday in the Division I 100 meters. He capitalized on a strong start to get a jump on the field, Read More…

State Track: Lorain sophomore Zion Cross ready to roll as No. 1 seed in 100 and 200 meters

Zion Cross was a fast freshman. He’s an experienced, driven sophomore. Oh, yeah, he’s faster, too. Lorain’s Cross is the No. 1 seed for the Division I 100 and 200 meters for the two-day state meet that begins today in Columbus. He’s better prepared for his second trip south. “I’m very confident with both events, Read More…

A pair of Browns gives Titans a lesson

LORAIN — Stay in school. That was the most important advice Cleveland Browns Nate Orchard and Ibraheim Campbell said they could give the Lorain High School Titan football team at a practice Tuesday afternoon. “You can take what we’re saying here and let it go in one ear and out the other, but I know Read More…

‘One Titan family’: Lorain High celebrates past, future at commencement

LORAIN — The past and future were celebrated at the Lorain High School commencement Tuesday night as the graduates walked across the stage as high school students for the final time. “Our memories of our time with you are unique,” Principal Robert Klinar said. “They show what you have accomplished when it comes to whatever you Read More…

Division I district track and field: Elyria’s Blake Furcron and Kyle Ringer jump right in to new sport, qualify for regionals

AMHERST — The greatest pressure Kyle Ringer and Blake Furcron face at a track meet is the pressure they put on each other. Both Elyria high jumpers made regionals on their first try Friday at Amherst High School. Furcron won the event by clearing a height of 6 feet, 2 inches while Ringer finished third Read More…

High school softball: North Olmsted ends postseason drought with win over Lorain

LORAIN — North Olmsted senior Nettie Fandrich, one of four seniors on the Eagles’ roster, has been waiting her entire high school career for her team to have its moment of postseason glory. It came Monday in a 10-3 mild upset of a win over Lorain. No. 9 seed North Olmsted got three RBIs each Read More…

Lorain’s realignment plan adds school, shuffles students

LORAIN — The Lorain school district is aiming for “appropriate” help for students when it comes to a reorganization in the fall. “We have to have an appropriate education, and for some students that’s going across town to a different school to make sure they’re all together with students that can get them to where Read More…