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Police log for Sept. 7, 2011

Elyria police Sunday, Sept. 4 3:37 p.m. — 200 block Princeton Ave., four tires worth $200 stolen from front yard. Police found the tires in bushes nearby and returned them to the owner. 4:25 p.m. — Chris’ Place, 515 Clark St., purse containing $60 and debit card stolen out of car on Saturday. 5:05 p.m. Read More…

Girls soccer 2011: Wellington’s Jacoby Ziegler can’t escape the spotlight

After scoring 28 goals and assisting nine more last year, Jacoby Ziegler will be the focus of every team Wellington plays this season, but she says she’s ready for the attention. (CT photo by Steve Manheim)

She used an old expression to explain her challenge as a soccer player: “I’m a marked man,” she said. That pretty much nails it for Jacoby Ziegler, Wellington’s high-scoring senior striker. Well, except for that “man” reference. Ziegler, who’s closing in on the school’s career goal-scoring record, will indeed be marked – soccer-speak for played Read More…

High school girls soccer 2011: Breaking down the season

TEAM CAPSULES NORTHEAST OHIO CONFERENCE Elyria Pioneers COACH: Venera Ilievski, 6th year 2010 RECORD: 6-9-0, 3-2-0 RETURNING LETTERWINNERS: Bailey Andress, sr., GK; Cheyenne Gutierrez, sr., F; Kaleigh Plato, sr., D; Haylie Davis, jr., D, Monica Banks, jr., D. SCOUTING REPORT: Andress, an all-conference and All-Lorain County goalkeeper, allowed just 24 goals while making 178 saves Read More…

Boys soccer: Fast start propels Elyria Catholic past Wellington

ELYRIA – School may not be in session just yet for everyone across Lorain County, but a veteran Elyria Catholic squad held its own version of Soccer 101 for visiting Wellington on Saturday afternoon at Knights of Columbus Field. Scoring goals in a variety of ways and playing keepaway with the ball from the Dukes Read More…

High school football preview 2011: Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division breakdown

TEAM CAPSULES Black River Pirates COACH: Al Young, 23rd year 2010 RECORD: 6-4, 4-0 RETURNING LETTERMEN: 15 STRENGTHS: The lines, both offensive and defensive. Almost all starting linemen are back. The most visible of the group is senior defensive end John Guilford, a first-team Division IV All-Ohio selection in 2010. There’s plenty of speed in Read More…

High school football preview 2011: PAC finds fine fits in Firelands, Fairview

The addition of Firelands and Fairview to the Patriot Athletic Conference has already made an impact. The conference’s website is still pac10hs.org, but when you access the site you’re welcomed to PacTwelve.org. As far as the PAC’s longtime members are concerned, the expansion of the conference from 10 schools to 12 means only there’s another Read More…

High school football preview 2011: Wellington’s Clay Wright doesn’t miss starts, or tackles

Matt Stoll racked his brain, yet couldn’t think of a single play or any one incident in the football career of Clay Wright that would be indicative of the kind of player Wright is. “Maybe if he ever completely misses a tackle,” said Stoll, the Wellington coach. “I guess if that ever happened I’d be Read More…

Police log for Aug. 17, 2011

Sheriff’s office Monday, Aug. 15 5:08 p.m. — 300 block Westwoods, Amherst Township, bicycle reported stolen. 5:26 p.m. — 300 block Westwoods, Amherst Township, criminal damaging to vehicle reported. Elyria police Sunday, Aug. 14 11:01 a.m. – 100 block Woodridge Drive, two rings, worth about $1,500 each, reported stolen from an 81-year-old woman. 12:46 p.m. Read More…

Single case of salmonella in Wellington being linked to recalled ground turkey

Grafton’s Sparkle Market has pulled ground turkey from its shelves as part of the FDA recall. (CT photo by Steve Manheim.)

One reported case of salmonella in Lorain County is being linked to a nationwide outbreak caused by contaminated turkey, according to officials at the Lorain County General Health District. The exact source of the contamination is still unknown, but meat giant Cargill, based in Minnesota, voluntarily recalled 36 million pounds of fresh and frozen ground Read More…

Police log for July 20, 2011

Oberlin police Friday, July 1 9:48 a.m. – State Route 58 and U.S. Route 20, Christine Shoebottom, 48, of LaGrange, charged with theft at Walmart. Sunday, July 3 7:37 p.m. – S. Professor Street, juvenile bureau investigates a fire in the brush and wooden fence at the service building for Oberlin City Light and Power. Read More…