October 24, 2014

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High school track: AuBree LaForce leads way as Vermilion girls defend title at own invite

VERMILION — Last year was great. This year was better. A year ago, the Vermilion girls won their annual track and field invitational for the first time. Friday, even without the services of their graduated star Emily Cunningham, the Sailors made it two in a row. Dominating the event from the get-go and buoyed by Read More…

Police log for May 8, 2013

Elyria police Monday, May 6 2:15 p.m. — 700 block S. Abbe Road, Jason Peters, 40, Grafton, arrested and charged with domestic violence. Peters’ wife told police Peters said he only showed up to an appointment with her at Psych and Psych Associates so he could kill her, and he later sent her a text Read More…

Police log for May 1, 2013

Wellington police Friday, April 5 11:03 p.m. — Elm Street, a resident said someone was lying in the grass. An officer arrived and found Patrick Graham, 22, 100 block Jones Street, Wellington, lying on the ground, unresponsive. The officer detected a strong odor of alcohol and his speech was slurred. He also was unable to Read More…

Prebis Memorial Classic: Elyria’s tough day includes two losses, injury to star pitcher

LAGRANGE — Sinister forces in the cosmos were notably unkind to Elyria on Saturday. The Pioneers (13-4) lost twice to top-ranked teams as the eighth annual Prebis Memorial Classic wound down at LaGrange Community Park. They surrendered five unearned runs in the eighth inning of a 7-2 morning loss to North Canton Hoover (19-0), the Read More…

High school softball notes: Keystone’s Prebis Classic continues to attract top talent

The Prebis Memorial Classic is in its eighth year and keeps getting better with age. This year’s edition will feature 40 games played over two days on nine fields at LaGrange Community Park and Wellington Recreation Park. The 30-team field includes seven teams that played in the state tournament last year in Akron and seven Read More…

High school track and field: North Ridgeville boys start strong, win Howe Invitational

HENRIETTA TWP. — It’s early in the high school track season, but the North Ridgeville boys are already in midseason form. Sophomore Jonah Bowden won the shot put and finished second in the discus, while also anchoring a second-place relay as the Rangers took first place at the Nelson Howe Invitational at Firelands High School. Read More…

Softball: Amherst shows Dukes no mercy

AMHERST — Nothing cute intended, but the Amherst battery put a charge in the Comets that sparked their 10-0 non-conference, mercy-rule win over Wellington on Wednesday. Amherst’s Mallory Harrell, a junior making her first varsity pitching start, allowed a single to Dukes leadoff batter Erin Reisinger. Harrell didn’t allow another hit the rest of the Read More…

Wellington rescue crews respond to rail emergencies

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WELLINGTON — Wellington firefighters were called to two unrelated incidents involving CSX trains within 18 hours Tuesday night and Wednesday. The first occurred about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday when fire broke out in a locomotive of a CSX freight train at the Webster Road crossing, according to Wellington Fire Chief Mike Weatherbee. The fire was confined Read More…

Wellington employee earnings

WELLINGTON — Village Administrator Steven Pyles, who was the top paid employee in 2011, is again at the top of the list with a salary of $83,179 in 2012. Other top earners included Mark Rosemark, the wastewater superintendent, Police Chief Steve Rollins and David Bealer, electric superintendent, each earning more than $65,000. Wellington’s mayor, Barbara Read More…

Boys basketball: Wellington fights back, still falls

WOOSTER — When one team shoots well and takes care of the basketball, and the other shoots poorly and is careless when it has possession, the result is pretty predictable. Northwestern (12-11) shot a blistering 57 percent in the first half and turned the ball over just four times to build a lead it held Read More…