Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Team finishes season with perfect 10-0 record.
Avon Lake’s sixth-grade girls basketball team won the Lake Erie Travel League regular season Championship with a perfect 10-and-0 record. The team plays in the most-competitive “A” league. Our strength was our pressure defense," coach Ron Jantz said. "We allowed an average of only 12 points per game during the season. Ball movement and balanced scoring were also keys to our success." Jantz said the team consistently had nearly every girl on the team score points in every game. "Our biggest victory was a 22-to-21 win over Olmsted Falls," Jantz said. "Both teams were undefeated and we won on a 3-point shot by Amber Achlaidis at the buzzer. It was a great game and an instant classic.' The Lake Erie Travel Basketball League is comprised of …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
We've got pics from two Avon Lakers who competed in last weekend's 12-mile obstacle course. If you went, upload your pictures.
Pictured below are two Avon Lakers, Board of Education member Ron Jantz and Hillery Nelson competing in the Tough Mudder 12-mile obstacle course in the South Amherst version of the international competitions. Billed as “probably the toughest event on the planet,” the Tough Mudder competitions are held at different times around the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. The South Amherst event, held at the Amherst Quarries on April 15 and 16 featured 24 obstacles with names such as “Arctic Enema,” a vat of ice water that contestants swam though; the Electric Eel, which required contestants to craw through a course with exposed electric wires that would shock you; and the Funky Monkey, monkey bars with…
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Two re-elected board members and one newly elected board of education member take oaths of office Jan. 10.
The three individuals elected to the Avon Lake Board of Education on Nov. 8, Ron Jantz, Pam Ohradzansky and Jim Stobe are sworn in at the Jan. 10 Board of Education meeting. Jantz and Ohradzansky are starting their second four-year terms while Stobe is beginning his first.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Voters return two to board, add CPA
Avon Lake voters overwhelmingly supported returning incumbents Ron Jantz and Pam Ohradzansky to the school board, and adding CPA Jim Stobe to fill a vacant seat. Unofficially, John Crooks earned 1,349 votes; Michael Hellyar, 828 votes; Thomasina Houston, 2,856 votes; Jantz, 4,509 votes; Ohradzansky, 4,755 votes; Thomas Smith, 1,768 votes and James Stobe, 3,178 votes. The top-three vote getters earned places on the school board. “I’m honored by the community’s trust in me and I take it as a very serious responsibility,” Jantz said. He said he will be focusing on House Bill 136 (the "voucher bill") which was discussed at the monthly school board meeting earlier in the evening. Last week, Lorain County superintendents released a letter …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Incumbent Ron Jantz is seeking one of three Board of Education seats in the November General Election. This is a non-partisan race.
Name: Ron Jantz Date of Birth: 3/10/65 Occupation: Digital Media Coordinator at Lorain County Community College Education: 1983 Midview High School Graduate, 1985 LCCC Associate of Arts Degree, 1987 Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University Family: Wife - Stacy, Children – Riley, Julia, Caroline and Maggie Years residing in Avon Lake: 16 years Political Affiliation: Republican Office Sought: Board of Education – Avon Lake City Schools Previous Political Office Sought or Held: I have been on the BOE in Avon Lake for a four-year term and filled out the term of a previous member before running and being elected this past term. So, I have occupied this position for close to five years. …