High school girls basketball Top of the Crop for Dec. 10
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by Mark Perez-Krywany
1h ago
Top of the Crop GIRLS BASKETBALL 1: (2) Olmsted Falls 1-2 2: (3) Midview 2-0 3: (4) North Ridgeville 4-1 4: (1) Avon Lake 3-1 5: (NR) Amherst 2-1 6: (5) Elyria Catholic 3-2 7: (4) Avon 2-1 8: (6) Rocky River 3-1 9: (8) Westlake 5-1 10: (9) Keystone 5-0 Dropped out: (10) Columbia 3-0 Watchlist: Wellington 4-1, Firelands 3-2, North Olmsted 4-2, Vermilion 2-2 Related Articles High school scoreboard for Dec. 9 Keystone vs. Northwestern girls basketball: Veteran leadership gives Wildcats edge in win Olmsted Falls girls basketball: YSU signee Danielle Cameron experiences expanded leadership role Hi ..read more
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The Dodgers gave Shohei Ohtani $700 million to hit and pitch — but also because he can sell
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by The Associated Press
1h ago
By DAVID BRANDT Shohei Ohtani’s jaw-dropping $700 million, 10-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers has some similarities to other contracts for the world’s biggest sports stars, including soccer icons Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, along with NFL quarterback Patrick Mahomes. In terms of his marketability, experts point to another name. The real comparison? Try Taylor Swift. The global music sensation’s broad appeal — one that bridges the gap between generations and expands to other countries — is an extremely rare phenomenon that Ohtani shares. There’s no doubt the Dodgers hope they can ..read more
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Alabama’s Milroe, Georgia’s Beck, Oregon’s Gabriel will lead 2024 Heisman Trophy hype
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by The Associated Press
1h ago
By RALPH D. RUSSO NEW YORK — The day before Jayden Daniels won the Heisman Trophy he was asked if he would return to LSU for another season next year. “I can’t,” he said. Oh, right. The careers of college quarterbacks might feel endless these days, but even with the bonus COVID year the NCAA handed out for those in college in 2020, Daniels is done after playing five seasons. Fellow Heisman finalist Bo Nix of Oregon is also finished after five years. Injuries allowed Washington’s Michael Penix Jr. to play six years. He, too, will be getting a job next year — most likely in the NFL. Ohio State r ..read more
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French Creek Family YMCA kicks off new pool volleyball program
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by Martin McConnell
4h ago
Diane Hallagan wanted two things at the French Creek Family YMCA, 2010 Recreation Lane in Avon: more intergenerational programming, and more volleyball. Putting volleyball in the facility’s pool was a perfect solution, said Hallagan, wellness director at the French Creek YMCA. The Avon location’s first pool volleyball games took place Dec. 7, Hallagan said. The program will run at least through the month of December, and likely even longer depending on how much momentum the program receives. “We really wanted to bring a new program to the (YMCA) that would be intergenerational,” Hallagan said ..read more
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Lorain Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles still searching for its nest
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by Heather Chapin
5h ago
After being turned down time and time again for a permanent location of the Lorain Aerie of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the newly chartered aerie finally may have found a location on Broadway. Negotiations between the building owner and Dennis Flores began Dec. 7 and he said they will resume Dec. 10. Flores said he feels the proposed lease agreement appears “pretty favorable.” The location will ne announced when the agreement is finalized. The building comes fully equipped with a kitchen and bar and only will require minor renovations to be complete and ready for the club’s grand opening ..read more
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Lorain County Recorder’s Office addresses property fraud concerns this holiday season
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by Editorial staff
9h ago
With the holiday season upon us, the Lorain County Recorder’s Office is informing residents about the reality of property fraud and to provide guidance on safeguarding their assets, according to a news release. Property fraud, though a legitimate concern, is not as prevalent as some may be led to believe by various commercials on television or social media, the release said. Unfortunately, it has become a talking point for people seeking to capitalize on the fears of the public, according to the release. “The Lorain County Recorder’s Office emphasizes that while no one can prevent individuals ..read more
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High school scoreboard for Dec. 9
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by Travis Nelson
16h ago
Boys basketball Wellington 69, Lake Ridge 27 Wellington: Wright 3, S. Whitehouse 24, Kinser 3, Michalak 4, L. Whitehouse 10, Frenk 3, Lehmkuhl 5, Marroni 5, Brasee 2, Wirth 10 Lake Ridge: Kolbay 11, Oakes 5, Ngo 2, Tumas 2, Beach 7 Wellington 18 29 17 5 — 69 Lake Ridge 11 6 5 5 — 27 Free throws: Wellington 5 of 9, Lake Ridge 2 of 5; 3-pointers: Wellington 8 (S. Whitehouse 2, Kinser, Michalak, L. Whitehouse, Frenk, Marroni, Lehmkuhl Girls basketball Keystone 54, Northwestern 27 Keystone: 2, Jedrzejek 1, Crabeels 2, Barber 10, Forthofer 11, Stefan 5, Sokolowski 5, Cassell 18 Northwestern: Woodru ..read more
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Monsters routed by Hershey, 6-0, in last game of trip
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by From Staff
16h ago
The Monsters finished three road games in four nights with a 6-0 loss to Hershey on Dec. 9. The Bears scored their first three goals on power plays and outshot the Monsters, 33-21. Cleveland goalie Pavel Cajan gave up five goals in 29 minutes, 50 seconds before giving way to Daniil Tarasov, who stopped 16 of 17 shots the rest of the way. The Monsters (14-6-1-0) are off until Dec. 14, when they host Belleville ..read more
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Wellington vs. Lake Ridge Academy basketball: Sean Whitehouse, Dukes dominate Royals
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by Mark Perez-Krywany
18h ago
Three games into the season, and Wellington has already tied its win total from last year. In an effort spearheaded by 6-foot-4 forward Sean Whitehouse, who scored 24 points, the Dukes dominated in a 69-27 victory over Lake Ridge Academy, on Dec. 9. “(Whitehouse) is very talented. I think he is the best guy in the (Lorain County League),” Wellington second-year Coach Anthony Schmook said. “He is tough inside and out. He is great and he can do it all for us.” Whitehouse was Wellington’s go-to option last year, as he averaged 19.5 points per game, seven rebounds and three blocks in 2022-23. He a ..read more
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Penn State rallies from 18 down in second half to defeat Ohio State men, 83-80
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by The Associated Press
18h ago
By Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ace Baldwin Jr.’s 3-pointer with 32 seconds remaining capped a rally from an 18-point second-half deficit and Penn State held on to defeat Ohio State, 83-80, on Saturday night. After Baldwin’s 3-pointer — Penn State’s eighth of the second half — Bruce Thornton made two free throws to get Ohio State within one point. Zach Hicks made one of two from the line for a two-point Penn State lead and Ohio State’s Jamison Battle missed a 3-pointer with nine seconds left. Penn State’s Qudus Wahab made a pair from the line for a four-point lead and Ohio State’s D ..read more
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