October 25, 2014

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Browns QB Jake Delhomme limping, but returns to practice

BEREA – Browns quarterback Jake Delhomme returned to practice in a limited role Thursday, and coach Eric Mangini said he’ll start whenever he’s healthy.
Delhomme limped through the locker room, then favored the injured right ankle during the half-hour of practice open to the media. He participated in individual drills and took his turn in the [...] Read More…

Wadsworth police apprehend ‘suicidal’ man

WADSWORTH — Police said they apprehended a “distraught, suicidal man” who barricaded himself inside his home Wednesday night in the 400 block of Tulip Trail. The 34-year-old city man apparently made serious threats to injure himself and family members, according to a police report, but officers were able to “talk the subject peacefully out of Read More…

Process under way to rename Sharon post office after trustee

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Wednesday that will rename the Sharon Center Post Office after longtime Sharon Township Trustee Emil Bolas. House Resolution 4602 now goes to the U.S. Senate for consideration. Naming the post office after Bolas is a proper way to thank a man who served his community and Read More…

Pa. man charged with cocaine possession after traffic stop

HARRISVILLE TWP. — A Pennsylvania man reportedly found with multiple bags of cocaine stuffed his pants early Wednesday following a traffic stop faces a felony drug charge. Doneil M. Hamilton, 19, of Meadville, Pa., was an occupant in a vehicle driven by a Columbus man who was pulled over at 12:20 a.m. Wednesday for driving Read More…

Cleveland woman pleads guilty in toddler scalding death

CLEVELAND — A Cleveland woman has pleaded guilty to murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, who police say was scalded in hot water after she soiled bed sheets. Thirty-year-old Tyesha Hamilton entered the plea Wednesday and a judge immediately sentenced her to life in prison with parole possible after 15 years. Hamilton’s daughter, Read More…

2-1 win pushes Colts closer to Suburban League soccer title

Wadsworth forward Leah Runkle, left, keeps her eye on the ball while she is defended by Cloverleaf’s Alaina Jordan in the first half. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY AARON JOSEFCZYK)

WADSWORTH — Longtime Cloverleaf girls soccer coach Val Baughman didn’t need many words to initially describe her team’s efforts Tues­day night. “My girls do not like to lose,” she said. Indeed they don’t. Facing arch-rival Wadsworth and needing a win to keep their lead in the Suburban League title race, the Colts found a way Read More…

Golf: Bucks nab title at Forest Hills

Jeff Haddad of Buckeye fires a 75 to lead the Bucks to the Elyria Division II Sectional title. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY CHUCK HUMEL)

ELYRIA — The Bucks may not stop here. Senior Jeff Haddad shot a 5­over-par 75 Wednesday to lead the Buckeye boys golf team to an Elyria Division II Sectional title at Forest Hills Golf Course. Buckeye shot 315 to qualify for the Ravenna District at Windmill Lakes on Tuesday, while Black River’s Mat Stuart carded Read More…

Medina girls maintain unbeaten streak with another tie in soccer

CLEVELAND — The ball glided perfectly to Beth Lang. The pint­sized forward on Medina’s girls soccer team lined it up and sent it on net from 10 yards out. And it clanged off the post. Lang’s shot in what eventually became a 0-0 non-league tie against Holy Name on Wednes­day is indicative of what has Read More…

Medina Twp. asks city prosecutor to battle Doraty displays

This bee is the latest inflatable figure atop Bill Doraty’s Kia dealership in Medina Township. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KAITLIN BUSHINSKI)

MEDINA TWP. — Instead of hiring a private law firm, town­ship trustees are looking to the Medina City Prosecutor’s Office in its zoning code dispute with Kia dealership owner Bill Doraty. Township officials say the inflat­able displays Doraty places on the business’s roof at 2925 Medina Road violate township code. Doraty has been using the Read More…

Benefit basketball game draws fans, raises money for Medina schools

Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell goes up against a player from the Harlem Wizards on Wednesday night. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JENNIFER PIGNOLET)

MEDINA — As any sports fan can tell you, the final score of a game doesn’t always tell the whole story. This was true Wednesday night at Medina High School when the visiting Harlem Wizards played a version of basketball against sev­eral members of the Medina com­munity. About 2,000 people came out to watch the Read More…