Avon Lake graduate heads to China before Princeton

August 29th, 2016 by nicolehennessy

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

Soon after graduating from Avon Lake High School, Audrey Spensley stepped onto a plane bound for China as a presidential scholar, one of 12 young people selected for the recent 14-day trip.

Spensley will attend Princeton University in the fall. To her, this was preparation.

“I think the most valuable part was definitely talking to our host siblings, who were students around the same …Read More



Run of late-inning losses results in bad flashback for longtime Tribe fan

May 3rd, 2016 by mfitzpatrick

Nothing can torment the soul of a baseball fan more than seeing their team go down to defeat in a last-inning loss.

As a diehard Cleveland Indians fan dating back to the 1973 season I’ve experienced my share of tough-to-swallow, walk-off losses, as they are now called. None made one gag more than that Game Seven walk-off, extra-inning loss to the Florida Marlins in the 1997 …Read More