August 1, 2015

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Division I district wrestling: Three from area grab seconds; seven moving on to state

CLEVELAND — All three Lorain County wrestlers who reached Division I district championship matches at Cleveland State on Saturday night lost, but they all feel confident after strong performances against top-tier opponents. Elyria junior Armando Torres lost a 3-1 decision to Brecksville senior Aaron Assad in the 113-pound final, Elyria freshman Ben Darmstadt lost 11-6 Read More…

Division I district wrestling: Disappointing day as two of area’s best don’t get to compete

CLEVELAND — The opening day of the Division I district tournament at Cleveland State was as memorable for the wrestlers who were missing as for those who battled their way into the championship semifinals. Lorain County saw a pair of sectional champions — Elyria’s Brandon Egnor at 132 pounds and Lorain’s Luther Washington at 160 Read More…

Ridgeville wants kids walking to school

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — City schools and City Hall are teaming up in hopes of securing state transportation funds to build sidewalks, add signs and educate schoolchildren about the benefits of walking and riding bikes to school. City Council approved a resolution this week to apply for just under $500,000 in Ohio Department of Transportation money Read More…

Police log for Feb. 21, 2013

Elyria police Tuesday, Feb. 19 10:44 a.m. — 100 Warren Ave., Stephen J. White, 26, same address, arrested and charged with domestic violence. White’s girlfriend, whom police said was bleeding profusely from the back of the head, said he threw a glass and hit her in the back of her head after she pulled his Read More…

Division I sectional wrestling: Midview’s Zach Frambach hands St. Edward its only loss

LORAIN — Midview’s Zach Frambach put the lone blemish on another stellar opening night for St. Edward at the Division I sectional tournament Friday at Lorain High School. Tied at 1 after regulation, Frambach took down Robbie Rodgers with 20 seconds left and piled up five points for a 6-1 overtime decision at 160 pounds Read More…

Police log for Feb. 14, 2013

Elyria police Tuesday, Feb. 12 11:05 a.m. — 100 block West Ave., a woman told police four aluminum wheels with tires were removed from her 1993 Ford Probe overnight. She believed her ex-boyfriend removed the tires, but police said there were no witnesses, and the man denied the theft. 11:07 a.m. — 1100 block Barbara Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria Catholic survives North Ridgeville rally, 3-point barrage

ELYRIA — In a game of stark contrasts, Elyria Catholic barely held off upset-minded North Ridgeville 66-63 in a West Shore Conference game at the Coliseum on Tuesday. Consider: • The Rangers (3-13, 0-10) shot a blistering 55 percent from beyond the 3-point line (11-for-20), but only 34 percent from the field overall (25-for-63), while Read More…

Boys bowling: Amherst has Baker touch, tops North Ridgeville in roll-off for league title

GRAFTON — Victory tasted sweet to the Amherst boys bowling team Monday. Maybe that’s because the Comets were so dominant in the Baker games. Amherst trailed North Ridgeville by 23 pins heading into those games in the roll-off for the North Shore Bowling Conference championship at Grafton Bowling Center, then made up that difference and Read More…

Police: Seventh-grader admits to making bomb threat

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – A 13-year-old boy is facing criminal charges and expulsion after he admitted to being the prank caller that said a bomb was placed at North Ridgeville Middle School. According to a police media release, at roughly 7 a.m. this morning a school employee contacted the North Ridgeville Police Department because of a Read More…

Chimney fire displaces owner

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — The North Ridgeville Fire Department responded early Sunday to a fire in a single family home. According to the report, the Fire Department received a call regarding a house fire in a single family home at 1:35 a.m. Sunday at the 7200 block of Dyke Avenue, North Ridgeville. Assistant Fire Chief John Read More…