December 22, 2014

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Ohio gas jumps 2 cents to average $2.81 a gallon

COLUMBUS — Ohio gasoline prices are up slightly from last week, coming out of the busy Thanksgiving travel weekend. A survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and Wright Express shows Ohio’s average price for regular-grade gasoline has risen to $2.81 a gallon. That’s 2 cents higher than last Monday’s average of Read More…

Deer season in Ohio starts for hunters with guns

COLUMBUS — The state expects hunters with guns will bag up to 125,000 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s nine-day hunt. The season runs from today through Sunday and later resumes for two more days over the Dec. 18-19 weekend. The Ohio Division of Wildlife estimates the state had a preseason deer population of 750,000 whitetails. Officials Read More…

Colts hold off Knights in fourth-quarter rally

Alaina Jordan, right, had five points, eight assists and seven rebounds. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

WESTFIELD TWP.— The real Cloverleaf Colts stood up Sat­urday night. And no, they didn’t need Eminem’s help. Twenty-four hours after a shocking 55-point loss to Fire­stone, Cloverleaf’s girls basketball team rebounded with a gutsy 61-59 win over defending North­east Ohio Conference Lake Divi­sion champion Nordonia. “We bounce back,” Clover­leaf junior wing Shelby Dearth said. “We Read More…

Larry Laird’s legend grows

Medina coach Larry Laird, wearing sunglasses and a white hat, poses with members of the Bees football team after being named Cleveland Browns High School Coach of the Year on Sunday. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

CLEVELAND — Larry Laird’s great first sea­son with Medina’s football team got even bet­ter Sunday afternoon. Laird was announced as the winner of the Cleveland Browns High School Coach of the Year award at half­time of their 24-23 win over the Carolina Panthers. He was one of 10 finalists for the honor — all of Read More…

Girls basketball: Hornets fall short against Bears

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GRANGER TWP. — High­land’s girls basketball team had three players score in double figures Saturday night, but fell in its season opener to North Royalton 54-50. Led by a 17-point effort from junior guard Karissa Steffas, the Hornets (0-1) had enough firepower in their regular-sea­son debut. Junior guard Olivia Petek and sophomore forward Ann Marie Read More…

Medina man bowls perfect 900 in tournament

Matt Latarski becomes only 17th person to accomplish a perfect game at a tournament in Dayton. (COURTESY PHOTO)

If there’s one thing Matt Latarski learned this weekend, it’s that far-­fetched goals can be reached. On Sunday, the 23-year-old Medina resident bowled a perfect 900 in a league series at Roseland Lanes in Oakwood. That’s three perfect games in a row, an achievement only 17 people had accomplished before this weekend, according to the Read More…

Medina County Historical Society opens house for holiday tours

Medina County Historical Society volunteer Laura Loew was dressed in Victorian attire for the society’s Christmas tour of the John Smart House on North Elmwood Street in Medina on Sunday. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JENNIFER PIGNOLET)

MEDINA— The Medina County Histori­cal Society is putting a Victorian twist on Christmas decorations. The society’s John Smart House, 206 N. Elmwood St., is decked out in holiday attire from the mid-1800s. From Christmas trees to antique sleigh table-toppers, the house features rooms full of historical holiday spirit. The society is offering tours of the Read More…

Public meetings slated for Nov. 29, 2010

Editor’s note: Public meeting notices should be e-mailed to copyed@ohio.net or faxed to (440) 329-7282. TODAY Cloverleaf Board of Education, 7 p.m., Westfield Upper Elementary auditorium, 9055 S. Leroy Road, Westfield Center. Hinckley Township trustees, work session, 5 p.m., administration building, 1410 Ridge Road. Homer Township trustees, 7 p.m., township hall, 8964 Spencer Road. Lafayette Read More…

Browns 24, Panthers 23: Cleveland finally catches a break

CLEVELAND — The issues that had already turned the Browns season from extremely promising to routinely disappointing were conspiring Sunday for another sabotage. Game-changing turnovers, inconsistent offense, missed tackles and a poor defensive coaching call at a critical time had aligned yet again to send the Browns to another loss — and push coach Eric [...] Read More…

Browns: Jake not great, but still beats former team

Browns quarterback Jake Delhomme was quick to admit that he wasn’t at his best on Sunday afternoon.
But at this stage of his career, every snap that he takes in an NFL game is worth savoring.
“I did OK, at best, but after not playing in so long, it felt good just to be out there,” Delhomme [...] Read More…