Archive for April 4th, 2012

No worry of jail time for feeding deer under proposed ban

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Avon Lake

By Bryan Wroten

Changes to the proposed deer-feeding ban mean no one would face jail time for feeding the deer.

The city’s Safety and Environmental committees met March 28 to discuss the ordinance banning residents from feeding deer. The drafted legislation is in response to the overpopulation of deer in Avon Lake and concerns that the act of feeding deer is a nuisance to neighbors and …Read More

‘John Carter’ tanks on the big screen

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

By Joe Ostrica

Based on “Tarzan” creator Edgar Rice Burroughs’ book “A Princess of Mars,” “John Carter” is an overpriced movie that is as generic as its name. Originally titled “John Carter of Mars,” which at least explains something, the name was supposedly changed by Disney execs worried about the box office curse of movies with the word “Mars” in its title (see “Mars Attacks,” “Mars …Read More

Avon aims to repeat as WSC baseball champs

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Avon

By Joe Ostrica

After winning the school’s first-ever conference championship last season, the Avon baseball squad hopes to carry the momentum of last year’s record-setting year into the 2012 season. Avon went 23-2 overall with a perfect 14-0 record in the West Shore Conference. This spring will also mark the Eagles’ advancement into the Division I level.
Leading the Eagles is four-time letter winner, All-WSC first-team selection …Read More

Lady Eagles look to Fowler’s leadership on the mound

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Avon

By Joe Ostrica

The success of the Avon softball team will rely heavily on the performance of the Lady Eagles’ No. 1 pitcher, Brittanie Fowler, a Division I college recruit at Marshall University. Fowler went 9-7 last year with a 0.90 ERA.
“Our team strength will be our pitching,” Avon head coach Ken Matuszak said. “Brittanie will be the No. 1, but sophomore Rachel Poling and freshman …Read More

Shoremen hope 10 lettermen can help out new pitching staff

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Avon Lake

By Dan Gilles

It’s just like starting over for the Avon Lake baseball program.
First-year coach Kevin Marlow is inheriting 10 returning lettermen. However, all four of the Shoremen’s top pitchers from a year ago have graduated and moved on.
Juniors Matt Morissette (2-0 last season) and Alex Dillon will likely serve as the Nos. 1 and 2 starters this season, and senior Jon Spirnak will also …Read More