August 28, 2015

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Trains moving again in Wellington after derailment

WELLINGTON — Vehicular and train traffic at the Barker Street, Hawley Road and Peck-Wadsworth Road railroad crossings was back to normal on Sunday after a CSX train derailment around 2:20 p.m. Saturday near Hawley Road. Vehicular traffic resumed around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night, according to police. Train traffic resumed around 11 a.m. Sunday, according to Read More…

Empty train cars derail in Wellington Township

WELLINGTON TWP. — Three railroad crossings were blocked Saturday after six empty cars of a 116-car CSX freight train derailed about 2:20 p.m. near Hawley Road. The derailment produced no injuries and posed no danger, but it did cause crossings at Hawley and Peck-Wadsworth roads to be blocked, along with a third crossing at Barker Read More…

Police log for March 14, 2012

Elyria police Tuesday, March 12 11:59 a.m. — 900 block Elywood Drive, a man reported an Xbox, Nintendo Wii, camera, laptop, walkman and iPod Touch stolen from his home. 12:20 p.m. — 300 block Woodland Ave., eight spare tires reported stolen from vehicles. 4:13 p.m. —2400 block West River Road N., a man reported the Read More…

Boys basketball: Wellington sends top-seeded Norwayne packing

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WOOSTER — Norwayne had 16 days to correct the biggest problem it had in a loss to Wellington on Feb. 18. The Bobcats couldn’t fix it, and Wellington beat them again. This time it was 48-39 in a Division III district semifinal Monday night at Wooster High School. Norwayne, 17-5 and ranked No. 9 in Read More…

Boys basketball: Wellington shuts down Oberlin in fourth quarter, wins sectional final

WOOSTER — It took Wellington awhile to get rolling Friday after a nine-day layoff, but once the Dukes did they showed the form that has made them one of the area’s top teams all season. Behind 17-point efforts from seniors Brady Shaw and Nathan Starkey, the Dukes held off upset-minded Oberlin 55-46 in a Division Read More…

Boys basketball: Wellington measures up to past strong teams, wants to go further

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Who are the Wellington Dukes? With seven seniors and a wealth of varsity experience, they entered the season under first-year coach Dan Gundert as a contender for the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division championship. Along the way, the expectations started to change as they drew comparisons to the 1985-86 Wellington team. Both teams dropped their Read More…

District wrestling: Keystone’s Spangler twins lead five from area to state tournament in Division III

GARFIELD HEIGHTS — Perfect. What else can you say? Keystone senior William Spangler went 4-0 at 126 pounds at the Division III district wrestling tournament, capped by a 14-2 major decision Saturday over Waterloo’s Nick Hermann in the championship match. He and his twin, Brian, who took second at 132, head the list of five Read More…

Without star Keystone grabs share of Stars title

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LAGRANGE — It was a game that had more twists and turns than a best-selling mystery, but in the end it was a fairytale finish for Keystone’s Wildcats and their retiring coach. With its back to the wall and playing without arguably the best all-around player in the county in Caleb Schillace — sidelined by Read More…

Boys basketball: ’Cats can share PAC with win over Dukes

The schedule makers can take a much-deserved bow for this one. Keystone and Wellington have one of the most storied rivalries in Lorain County, and it’s especially heightened during basketball season. The programs will meet tonight at 7:30 at Keystone High School in the regular-season and Patriot Athletic Conference finale. While any Keystone-Wellington game is Read More…

Fire guts Pittsfield home’s second floor

PITTSFIELD TWP. — An early morning fire Sunday substantially damaged a home at 16923 Pitts Road but caused no injuries. The fire was called in at 4:23 a.m., and the roof of the two-story, woodframe home was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived about 10 minutes later, according to Wellington Fire Chief Michael Wetherbee. A man Read More…