November 1, 2014

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Season going down the tubes

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND — This is not where the Indians expected to be halfway through the 2008 season. A win away from the World Series last year, Cleveland is now a victory and then some away from first place in its own division after being shut out 5-0 by the Reds on Read More…

Falkenberg pockets major honor

By BETTY SZUDLO Sports Editor Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Ben Falkenburg was named the male recipient of the Emil S. Liston Award given annually by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. The award recognizes a male and female junior basketball player for their excellence in playing ability, scholarship and character. Lindsay Anderson, a standout guard Read More…

All-Gazette Boys Tennis team

Ethan Dunbar — Cloverleaf Class: Sophomore. … Two-time Gazette MVP and Suburban League Tournament first singles champion. … Won second straight SL crown and conference MVP honors with 6-0, 6-0 rout of Barberton’s Bastain Kistenfeger. … Went undefeated in first 22 matches from April 1-May 16. …Finished third in singles at Solon Division I Sectional. Read More…

Wedge not fan of interleague play

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND — While the majority of the American League continued its dominance in interleague play, the Indians did not follow suit. Cleveland, which entered the season with a favorable all-time record against National League opponents, went just 6-12 this year, losing their last interleague series Sunday with a 9-5 defeat Read More…

Nicknames make me very happy

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Where have all the nicknames gone? Baseball used to be a hot bed in the department with legendary nicknames bestowed on legendary players such as Lou Gehrig (Iron Horse), Babe Ruth (Bambino), Bob Feller (Rapid Robert), Ty Cobb (Georgia Peach), Willie Mays (The Say Hey Kid), Ted Williams (Splendid Splinter), Joe DiMaggio Read More…

No Laffey matter for Indians

By CHRIS ASSENHEIMER Staff Writer CLEVELAND — Aaron Laffey finally reached his breaking point. Pitching admirably all season long but deprived of more favorable results thanks to a lack of run support from the Indians’ sagging offense, the left-hander finally turned the tables on his ungrateful hitters Sunday. One disastrous inning from Laffey was all Read More…

No. 4: Joyce

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Editor’s note: Earlier this year, The Gazette conducted an informal survey of community and government leaders and asked them who they thought were the most influential people in Medina County. We narrowed the list down to 10 based on the number of votes each received, with No. 1 garnering the most. In the following days, Read More…

City festival to light up sky

By CASSANDRA SHOFAR Staff Writer MEDINA — In its fifth year, the fireworks festival Thursday will be chock-full of activities for every age group, ending with a sky lit by the annual fireworks display on the Medina High School grounds. The festival will start at 4 p.m. at the Medina Community Recreation Center, which is Read More…

Joseph R. Casa

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Joseph Renaldo Casa, 55, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 28, 2008, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his family. Born and raised in Columbus, Joe graduated from Otterbein College and went on to study business in several executive education programs. A committed family man, an avid cyclist and a consummate professional, Joe gracefully Read More…

Rosemary Clute

Rosemary Clute, 75, of Brunswick, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Medina General Hospital. She was born June 12, 1933, in Cleveland. She was a homemaker and enjoyed shopping, bingo, canasta and polka music. She is survived by her sons, Ronnie (Judy) Clute of Brunswick and Richard Clark of Lakewood; daughter, Christine (Joseph) Clark-Benet Read More…