May 2, 2016

Elyria
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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…

Track and field: Teddy and Amber Achladis keep it all in the family with winning performances at Avon Lake Invitational

AVON LAKE — The Achladis family could have picked a better day for a get-together, but not even bad weather could spoil their fun. Elyria Catholic senior Teddy Achladis swept the shot put and discus at the Avon Lake Invitational on a cold and wintry Saturday, while his sister, Avon Lake freshman Amber Achladis, won Read More…

Gene Legeza Classic: A goodbye to Midview coach Troy DiFranco; East stars win; seniors reflect on careers

OBERLIN — Lorain County basketball shed a few tears as it said goodbye to Midview coach Troy DiFranco on Sunday. But the night was dominated by smiles as county basketball was celebrated in the Gene Legeza Classic at Oberlin College. “I want to think that I’ve helped these kids grow into good men during my Read More…

All-Ohio boys basketball: Elyria’s Blake Furcron makes second team, Lorain’s Naz Bohannon third in Division I

Elyria’s Blake “Bo” Furcron said he worked harder than he’d ever worked before last summer to get ready for his senior season. Wednesday his hard work was recognized when he was named to The Associated Press Division I All-Ohio second team. Furcron, a 6-foot-5 senior guard, averaged 21.8 points, 5.9 rebounds, 3.9 steals and almost three Read More…