December 20, 2014

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Lanson overcomes obstacles

By ADAM FERRISE Special to The Gazette Elaina Lanson is not the typical freshman success story. Lanson endured a multitude of barriers throughout the season. Being a freshman was the least of her concerns. The Gazette MVP in girls swimming was the first female athlete from Wadsworth to qualify for the state meet in an Read More…

All-Gazette girls swimming

Elaina Lanson Wadsworth Year: Freshman Height: 6-foot Highlights: Set Wadsworth records  in 50 free (24.56), 100 free (54.06) and 100 backstroke (1:03.01). … Also member of record-setting 200 medley relay (1:56.03). … Had top times in Medina County in 50 free, 100 free and 100 back. … Went to state as member of 200 free Read More…

James rises up for Cavs

By RICK NOLAND Assistant Sports Editor CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers will work on impressive wins later. Sunday night, they were satisfied with just getting a victory. Cleveland still has a lot of work to do before the playoffs start, but it halted a three-game losing streak by coming from behind to beat the Philadelphia 76ers Read More…

‘Big C’ looking for deal

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND – C.C. Sabathia will be on the mound today to open the year for the Indians once again. Only this time, there will be a couple of new twists for Cleveland’s ace. Not only does Sabathia begin the season without a contract in what could be his last in Read More…

Bees keep streak alive

By ADAM FERRISE Special to The Gazette BRUNSWICK —  A two-year undefeated streak was on the line Saturday for the Medina’s boys track team at the Brunswick Elite Invitational. After 13 events, the Bees trailed Cleveland St. Ignatius by four points, but Medina senior Sam Maynard wasn’t about to let the streak end in the Read More…

Hot dogs make me very happy

By DAN COUGHLIN Staff Writer There’s this little butcher shop in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland where I get much of my meat. It’s called the Sausage Shoppe on Memphis Ave. The sausages, brats and hot dogs are virtually fat-free and are made in the back with loving care by a nationally renowned butcher, Read More…

No snow expected for Tribe’s home opener

By BRIAN DULIK Staff Writer CLEVELAND — History will not repeat itself today at Progressive Field when the Indians open their 108th Major League Baseball season. There is no snow in the weather forecast, meaning there is no chance of the fluffy white stuff canceling the 3:05 p.m. game against the Chicago White Sox. A Read More…

Michael F. Cahill Jr.

Michael F. Cahill Jr., 76, of Hinckley Township, passed away Friday, March 28, 2008, in Middleburg Heights. He was born Oct. 29, 1931, in Cleveland. He worked as a pipefitter with Local 120 for 42 years. Mr. Cahill served in the Army during the Korean War. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Read More…

Brunswick tackles breaks in water mains

By PAM COLEMAN Staff Writer BRUNSWICK — Two water mains broke in the southwest side of the city in less than 24 hours over the weekend, leaving about 280 homes without water. The first main broke around 9 p.m. Saturday on state Route 303 in front of Neura Park, a Brunswick Police dispatcher said Sunday Read More…

Gene G. Fulton

Gene G. Fulton, 77, of Seville, passed to his heavenly home surrounded by his loving wife and family on Friday, March 28, 2008, at Hospice at The Inn at Medina. He was born Dec. 16, 1930, in Wadsworth to Clayton and Beatrice (Kratzer) Fulton. He was a dairy farmer all his life. Mr. Fulton was Read More…