May 31, 2016

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‘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…

Baseball: Bray pitches Vermilion over Lorain

VERMILION — Vermilion junior Nick Bray came one out away from joining the Sailors’ no-no club Tuesday against Lorain as Solomon Villerreal’s single with two outs in the seventh inning to deny Bray a no-hitter in an 8-1 non-conference win. The Sailors, ranked fifth in the most recent Division II state coaches’ poll, already have Read More…

Lorain High School students to return to class Wednesday after water main break

LORAIN — Students will return to Lorain High School on Wednesday after a water main break sent them home from school Tuesday. District spokeswoman Erin Gadd said the break occurred Tuesday morning and students were sent home at noon. While it was originally thought students would not be able to attend school Wednesday, the district Read More…

Ohio State: Elyria’s Tracy Sprinkle, Lorain’s Rashod Berry make good impression on defensive line during spring game

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State football team was hit hard by graduation and defection to the NFL, and coach Urban Meyer said Saturday’s spring game was going to be an opportunity for many players to audition for starting roles and increased playing time. One of the areas of need is defensive line, and a pair Read More…

H.S. Track: Amherst sweeps boys and girls titles at LCAAA Invitational

AVON — The Amherst girls and boys teams have had plenty of success through the years at the Lorain County Athletic Administrators Association Track and Field Invitational. But the sweep of the boys and girls team titles Saturday at the 71st edition was their first since 1989. The Amherst girls won the county classic for Read More…

H.S. Baseball: Lorain clutch when it counts, rallies past North Olmsted

LORAIN — After stranding six runners in the first three innings, Lorain came through with clutch hits in its last two turns at the plate Tuesday to pull out a 6-5 non-conference victory over North Olmsted at The Pipe Yard. Julian Walker, who went 3-for-3, completed the comeback when he singled in starting pitcher Justin Read More…

Community members effusive with praise after tour of new Lorain High

LORAIN — Members of the community got a first glance Thursday inside the new Lorain High School set to open in the fall. Executive director of facilities and operations for the schools Jeff Hawks said the complex is about 80 percent complete and will be ready for students Aug. 24. “I’m very pleased with where Read More…