Crushers News

From ‘no,no,no’ to ‘grow, grow, grow,’ Avon is an economic juggernaut

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017


By Michele Murphy

Before 1960, Avon was a village of fewer than 5,000 residents. When it became a city in 1961, it struggled with issues that included residents fighting about installation of sanitary sewers and the construction of Interstate 90.

According to a history written by long-time Avon resident Taylor Smith, published in 2005, the state had imposed a building freeze on Avon in 1968. Smith wrote, …Read More

2015 hits, misses and thuds

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

As we begin a new year, we pause to reflect on the year just passed. Overall, good things done by great people outweigh the stumbles of others. The “hits” of the past year give us a sense of pride, accomplishment and happiness. “Misses” and “thuds” remind us that all humans make mistakes. View these as opportunities to fix. We are lucky to live among so …Read More

Crushing Fourth of July

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014


By Shane Rogers

Kicking off Fourth of July celebrations this Friday, the Lake Erie Crushers will take on the Frontier Greys at All Pro Freight Stadium.

The game will begin at 7:05 p.m. with fans being treated to an array of in-game promotions and fireworks at the conclusion of the game. Although the in-game promotions haven’t been officially decided yet, promotions director Beckie Reid said that it …Read More

CRS hoping for a grand slam to fight hunger

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Avon Lake

By Bryan Wroten

Helping the fight against hunger can be as simple as going to a Lake Erie Crushers game.

The Crushers have partnered with Avon-Avon Lake Community Resource Services for a fifth year on Homeruns for Hunger on June 26 at All Pro Freight Stadium in Avon.

Pam Ohradzansky, CRS special events coordinator, said the Crushers will donate $3 to CRS for every ticket voucher people …Read More

SR 611 construction causing woes for LEC

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014


By Shane Rogers

Avon and the Lake Erie Crushers are working together to make opening day for the team, Friday, run as smoothly as possible with construction clogging SR 611 at the Interstate 90 intersection.

With stop and go traffic on each side of the bridge over I-90, there is some concern that with the influx of traffic attributed to the start of the Lake Erie Crushers’ …Read More