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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…

State to pay for Keystone elementary project

WELLINGTON — As expected, the Ohio School Facilities Commission approved funding for a new elementary school in the Keystone School District along with a middle school. The Keystone elementary project requires no local money, but voters in Wellington would have to pass a bond issue for its middle school replacement project to move ahead. Keystone Superintendent Read More…

All-Star game at Progressive Field all about memories for Lorain County players

CLEVELAND — Amherst’s Seth Zavodny couldn’t help but think of former Cleveland Indian Kenny Lofton as he stood in center field Tuesday at Progressive Field. Why wouldn’t he? Lofton, who starred on so many of the Tribe’s best teams of the 1990s,  was Zavodny’s favorite player growing up and now Zavodny was playing the same Read More…

JVS chief to fill in as Wellington superintendent

WELLINGTON — Lorain County Joint Vocational School Superintendent John Nolan has accepted an offer to serve as interim Wellington superintendent for a year. Nolan will earn $95,000, said Wellington school board President Ayers Ratliff. Nolan, who is retiring from the JVS, said he expects his contract will go before the Wellington school board at its Read More…

Wellington superintendent takes new job

WELLINGTON — Wellington Schools Superintendent Francis Scruci is leaving the district to become superintendent of the much larger — and much more affluent — Gahanna-Jefferson Schools near Columbus, according to school board President Ayers Ratliff. Scruci signed a three-year contract that runs Aug. 1, 2012, through June 30, 2015, according to the Gahanna-Jefferson Schools website. 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…

Police log for May 16, 2012

Lorain police Saturday, May 12 3:11 p.m. — 1600 block Root Road, Angela Hall, 36, same address, charged with domestic violence and resisting arrest after an officer allegedly saw her punch her mother in the face. Police said Hall resisted being handcuffed and pounded her forehead against a police cruiser and banged her head against Read More…

Softball: Columbia storms back, beats Wellington

WELLINGTON — Columbia’s Emily Viccarone provided the one-two punch that knocked the Raiders into the district tournament Monday. Viccarone hit a bases-loaded triple in the fifth inning, then drove in Emma Sullivan with the winning run in the seventh as Columbia defeated Wellington 7-6 in a Division III sectional final at Wellington Community Park. Viccarone’s Read More…

Baseball: Caleb Schillace’s homer lifts Keystone over Wellington

PENFIELD TWP. — After waiting out a brief thunderstorm that delayed the start of the Division III sectional final, Keystone unleashed some thunder of its own. Caleb Schillace’s fourth home run of the season — a three-run blast over the left-field wall in the bottom of the first inning — gave the Wildcats an early 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…