March 1, 2015

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Masters of the walkoff: Andrew Davis leads Crushers past Wild Things with another ninth-inning win

AVON — On Sunday, with a runner on third and one out, Washington Wild Things manager and former Cleveland Indian Chris Bando intentionally walked Russell Moldenhauer to get to Andrew Davis. The strategy worked. Davis grounded into a double play. Monday night, with two on and one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, Read More…

Hot Stove regionals: North Ridgeville Dentistry pulls one out

For the second time in the tournament, North Ridgeville Family Dentistry had to mount a comeback to stay alive in Ohio Hot Stove tournament play. This latest time was in a Class G (ages 11-12) semifinal Saturday at Palmer Field. North Ridgeville trailed the Medina Indians 4-0 and 8-3 before rallying for three runs in Read More…

Hot Stove: Lots of Brad Hughes and lots of offense carry Sheffield Venom to Class F district title

The Venom was too strong for the Drug. No team this summer has been a match for the Sheffield Venom, which ran its record to 21-0 with a 11-0 victory over Midview Drug in a Class F (ages 13-14) Ohio Hot Stove district championship game Saturday. Brad Hughes pitched his second straight no-hitter. Hughes faced Read More…

Sheffield Council approves budget of $5 million

SHEFFIELD — Next year’s general fund budget is nearly $5 million. The approximately $4.96 million budget, which includes a projected deficit of about $3,000, was unanimously approved by Village Council members Monday. The general fund projects a carryover of about $1 million from this year’s budget. Council members also unanimously approved a proposed five-year, 1.75-mill Read More…

Woman arrested after police chase

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SHEFFIELD — A police pursuit early Sunday ended with a police officer firing three shots at the driver who police said tried to run the officer over. Christina Myers, 24, of Sullivan, was charged with felony assault on a police officer, felony fleeing and eluding, drunken driving and weaving. Myers was westbound and crossed the Read More…

High school track: Emily Cunningham part of four wins, leads Vermilion to second at Division II district meet

EATON TWP. — It was just the first step of a three-step process, but Emily Cunningham and the Vermilion High girls track team are feeling pretty upbeat after Saturday’s performance at the Midview Division II district meet. Cunningham won two individual events and anchored two winning relays to lead the Sailors, who matched their best-ever Read More…

V is for victory and Vermilion: Sailors girls snap drought at own meet; North Ridgeville claims boys title

VERMILION — No Vermilion boys or girls track team had won its own invitational since 2008. With the regular season coming to a close, the Sailors wanted to do something special for their home fans for the last time. The girls team did just that, piling up 150 points to dominate the nine-team field Friday Read More…

Avon Jim Reynolds Relays: Shoregals second in field, first in field events

AVON — The Avon Lake girls were outstanding in the field Saturday. And largely because of that, they finished second at Saturday’s annual Avon Jim Reynolds Relays. The Shoregals had 60 points to finish well behind first-place Rocky River (86), which won the meet for the eighth time dating back to 1998 and for the Read More…

Long-delayed Sheffield walking path between schools is a go

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SHEFFIELD — Hopefully, construction of the Safe Routes to School project will go smoother than getting the approval for it. “It’s been a literal nightmare,” Sheffield Mayor John Hunter said Thursday after Village Council members unanimously approved a $425,000 contract with the Terminal Ready-Mix construction company to build the path. The approximately 1.5-mile, five-foot wide Read More…

Warrior Relays: Exciting finish gives North Ridgeville boys the win; Avon girls dominate

FAIRVIEW PARK — It all came down to the final event — the 1,600-meter relay — Friday at the 34th annual Fairview Warrior Relays. With Avon trailing North Ridgeville by four points in the boys meet, Rangers anchor leg Paul Sonego made up three spots to help the Rangers take second in the event behind Read More…