October 25, 2014

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Levy could affect Bees, Devils

By BRAD BOURNIVAL Staff Writer PARMA — The new-look Northeast Ohio Conference might get another fresh look if things continue the way they are in the Parma City School District. With Valley Forge, Parma and Normandy struggling to pass a levy, the district school board has turned its eye toward the 2009 spring sports season Read More…

Grizzlies knock out Highland

GRANGER TWP. — Wadsworth’s softball team is back on track and Stacey Ladd continues to cruise. Behind a stellar one-hit performance from their ace pitcher, the Grizzlies ended a two-game slide Tuesday, beating intracounty and Suburban League foe Highland 3-0. Ladd (6-6), who pitched well in recent losses to SL powers Tallmadge and Green, allowed Read More…

Siedlecki walks off a winner

BRUNSWICK — Ken Siedlecki sure knows how to make an entrance and exit all at the same time. Coming off the bench, the sophomore catcher had the game of his life on Tuesday, capping things off with a three-run walkoff home run as Brunswick’s baseball team beat Strongsville 16-15 in Northeast Ohio Conference River Division Read More…

Tribe tanks late

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND – Nothing says anemic like the Indians offense these days. Pitiful, feeble, awful, dreadful and atrocious also fit the description. Another night at Progressive Field brought another listless performance from Cleveland’s hitters, who flailed away at a different pitching staff Tuesday —Seattle’s — paving the way for a 7-2 Read More…

Hafner’s stroke is struggling

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND — The Indians survived a substandard 2007 season from Travis Hafner, and they’ve endured much of the same at the start of this year. Though he says he feels different than he did last season, Hafner is producing similar results, entering the series opener with Seattle on Monday batting Read More…

Hornets take it home

By ADAM FERRISE Special to The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — Kristen Hutchings and Melanie Hamlett recorded two individual first-place finishes in Highland’s 99-38 win over Suburban League win over Cloverleaf Tuesday. The Hornets placed first in 14 of the 17 events and coach Paul Lushes was able to make good use of the lead by Read More…

Medina thinks thrice is nice

ROCKY RIVER — Medina’s girls lacrosse team handed Rocky River Magnificat a 13-9 loss at Tri City Park on Tuesday. Nikki Boltja paced Medina with a five-goal, three-assist night. Ari Knox added three goals, Kelsey Potere two goals and two assists, Claire Beadle two goals and Sidney Thomas a goal. Shalon Lee made 10 saves Read More…

Business beat: A bittersweet opportunity

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By MARIA KACIK Staff Writer Beth Workman is leaving her position as CEO of the Wadsworth Chamber of Commerce, but she won’t be going far. On Monday, Workman, 50, will take up as a human-resources representative for Soprema USA, a Wadsworth Chamber member and maker of roofing products She said the opportunity came to her Read More…

Court revokes ticket

By ALLISON WOOD Staff Writer AKRON — Because a laser device used to catch a suspected speeder was not ruled by experts to be accurate, the 9th District Court of Appeals on Monday overturned a $100 speeding ticket for a truck driver traveling on Interstate 71 north in Brunswick Hills Township. Donald Miko, 32, of Read More…

Target faces drug charges

By CASSANDRA SHOFAR Staff Writer MEDINA — The suspected target of a shooting Friday at Union Square Apartments was arrested Monday night for possession of crack cocaine, police said. Vincent Horn, 20, of Maple Heights, was arrested at 7:45 p.m. Monday at 306 W. Union St., Apt. 2, after police arrived with a warrant for Read More…