February 6, 2016

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High school football: Avon’s first loss is a tough one as Highland edges Eagles 24-21 to make Division II final four


BRUNSWICK — Time ran out on Avon’s bid to make the Division II final four Friday night as the Eagles fell 24-21 to Highland at Brunswick Auto Mart Stadium. “I’m disappointed in the outcome but I’m not disappointed with my kids and their effort,” Avon coach Mike Elder said. “Our kids played their hearts out. Read More…

‘Backers to the forefront: Four senior linebackers making sure Avon’s defense continues its dominating ways

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The amount of attention paid to Avon’s defense outside the Eagles locker room is wildly disproportionate to the attention paid to it inside.
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H.S. Playoffs: Scores and more from Avon vs. Perrysburg

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The Avon Eagles travel to Kalahari Field at Huron Memorial Stadium to face the Perrysburg Yellowjackets in the Division II regional semifinal game at 7:30 tonight. Share your tweets and photos using #playoffsCT on Twitter and Instagram. Your posts will appear in our feeds below. Follow our Twitter feed for scores and updates from the game. Read More…

H.S. Playoffs: Ticket information for Avon vs. Perrysburg

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The Avon Eagles will face the Perrysburg Yellowjackets in the Division II regional semifinal game at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Kalahari Field at  Huron Memorial Stadium. Presale tickets are available for $7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday; and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Avon High Read More…

H.S. Football: Playoffs final scores

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Five local high school teams advanced to the football postseason. Friday’s games: Toledo St. Francis de Sales 14, Avon 38 Preview: Glenn following long line of solid Avon quarterbacks Recap: Avon overcomes early stumble, rolls over Toledo St. Francis de Sales Avon Lake 21, Highland 28 Preview: Opening lopsided loss motivated Avon Lake Recap: Avon Read More…

Live Cleveland Indians Game Tweets from the Chronicle’s Tribe reporter

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Tweets by @CAwesomeheimer   See fan #RockYourRed photos here.   Post by AM 930 WEOL.

#RockYourRed Cleveland Indians fan photos

Indians Fan Photos

Hundreds of people have already started to add Cleveland Indians fan photos to social media sites. The Tribe is encouraging fans to wear red on Wednesday in support of the team’s playoff game against the Tampa Bay Rays at 8 p.m. at Progressive Field. ( Beware of ticket scams.) Social media users have been adding pictures to Read More…

Still playing: Indians finish off incredible regular-season run with win over Twins, first postseason berth since 2007

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CLEVELAND — The Indians manipulated their rotation in order to start right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez in a pivotal regular-season finale Sunday at Target Field. The Big U didn’t let them down. Continuing his dominating second-half with gusto, Jimenez pitched the Indians past the Twins and into the postseason for the first time since 2007, as Cleveland Read More…

Indians’ playoff push draws fans to Progressive Field

Indians Attendance

If you keep winning, apparently they will come. Indians fans have failed to support their team at the turnstiles for much of the season, but with the Tribe in the thick of the American League wild-card race, they slowly but surely began flocking to Progressive Field. After beginning the final homestand with sparse crowds, attendance Read More…

Jason Giambi picks up Indians with walk-off home run to beat White Sox


CLEVELAND — Jason Giambi has helped the Indians as a veteran presence and with a key hit from time to time this season, but perhaps his biggest contribution of the year arrived Tuesday night at Progressive Field. With the Indians trailing by a run in a pivotal game for their postseason hopes, Giambi rode to Read More…