November 29, 2015


Boys basketball: Elyria good enough, downs North Ridgeville

Elyria head coach Brett Larrick reacts in the third quarter against North Ridgeville. DAVID RICHARD / CHRONICLE

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Typical of season openers, Friday’s non-conference game between Elyria and North Ridgeville had a lot of good and bad. In the end, Elyria did enough good things to come away with a 61-51 victory but both teams showed plenty of promise in front of a good crowd. “First game, I thought our Read More…

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Carter Lumber fire did $500,000 in damage; cause still under investigation


PITTSFIELD TWP. — A Wednesday fire at Carter Lumber caused roughly $500,000 in damage, Wellington Fire Chief Mike Wetherbee said Thursday, and its cause remains under investigation. State Fire Marshal’s office investigators are scheduled to visit the scene at 46775 U.S. Route 20 off state Route 58 today.  Wetherbee said firefighters had to return to the Read More…

New park memorializes Brookside alumni


SHEFFIELD LAKE — An idea for a memorial park to honor deceased classmates from Brookside High School has moved from idea to a proposal to near-reality with lightning speed in Sheffield Lake. It started in August at the 40th reunion of the Class of 1975. That was when classmates realized that 14 of them already Read More…

Timely diabetes diagnoses save lives


Liam Parrish was only 10 days away from his third birthday. He loved cars and trucks and trains. His baby brother was 1. He was “all boy.” And he was also doing some odd stuff. The little boy with the raspy voice still didn’t talk much, so it wasn’t what he said that was concerning Read More…

Scott Petrak: Browns should part ways with Manziel after the season


Johnny Manziel should remain on the Browns’ roster for the remainder of the season. He should be inactive for the final six games. He should be traded, or cut, in the offseason. Manziel blew his best — and perhaps last — chance to convince the Browns he could be the long-term answer at quarterback by Read More…

Girls basketball: Lorain High’s Tremia Blair taking on leadership role


Two years ago, Tremia Blair was a freshman on the Lorain girls basketball team looking for guidance. Now she’s the one doing the guiding. The 5-foot-9 junior will be counted on to lead a young and mostly inexperienced Titans squad striving to get back on track after a tough year. “I’m very excited about this Read More…

November 2015 photo gallery


View and buy photos shot by Chronicle-Telegram photographers during the month of November. Keep checking back, as the gallery will be updated throughout the month.