October 25, 2014

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Ekey close to her dream

Brad Bournival The Gazette SHARON TWP. — Kathleen Ekey would love to dare to dream, but right now the Sharon Township resident is too busy playing great golf to think about the future. Just 73 days separate the 2005 Walsh Jesuit graduate from a LPGA Tour card. If Ekey, who currently ranks second on the Read More…

Cavs trade Hickson

Brian Dulik The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers played beat the clock Thursday, pulling off a significant trade just hours before the NBA lockout began. Cleveland dealt enigmatic power forward J.J. Hickson to the Sacramento Kings in exchange for small forward Omri Casspi and a future first-round pick. The 6-foot-9 Casspi — a fine perimeter Read More…

Carrasco stays hot, leads Indians past Diamondbacks and back into first place

PHOENIX – Chalk up another gem for Cleveland’s young Carlos Carrasco.
The 24-year-old right-hander gave up solo homers to Justin Upton and Stephen Drew, but otherwise stifled Arizona through seven innings in the Indians’ 6-2 win Wednesday as Cleveland took two of three in the interleague series.
The win, coupled with Detroit’s 16-9 loss to the Mets, [...] Read More…

Sheen says he was ‘Major League’ juicer

NEW YORK – Turns out Wild Thing’s fastball had a little extra juice.
Actor Charlie Sheen tells Sports Illustrated in its latest issue that he took steroids “for like six or eight weeks” while filming the 1989 movie “Major League.” He adds that the performance-enhancing drugs helped his fastball go from 79 mph to 85 mph.
Sheen [...] Read More…

Grant to help showcase city’s advantages

MEDINA — As the city’s new economic development director, Kimberly Rice said one of the first items topping her to-do list is to get a small business initiative in the form of training and technical assistance up and running. “One of the challenges of small businesses is to make people appreciate what they have in Read More…

Splash pad awaiting part goes dry

MEDINA — Ethan Demrovsky, 8, and Luke Ramsier, 7, both of Wadsworth, made the trip to Medina on Wednesday morning for one purpose only: the splash pad. But to their disappointment there was a pad, but no splash. The splash pad at Fred Greenwood Park, is out of service due to a broken part, Parks Read More…

Sides still far apart as NBA deadline looms

NEW YORK – The NBA is headed to deadline day, with perhaps one last chance to avoid a lockout.
Negotiators for owners and players will meet today, about 12 hours before the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement and seemingly nowhere close to a deal.
The sides remain far apart on just about every major issue, from [...] Read More…

Cavs stay with Eyenga, say so long to assistant coach Jent

CLEVELAND – Swingman Christian Eyenga is staying with the Cavaliers, but assistant coach Chris Jent is not.
Cleveland exercised its option on Eyenga’s contract for the 2012-13 season Wednesday, keeping the native of the Congo in the wine and gold for at least the next two years.
The 6-foot-7 Eyenga showed athleticism and solid fundamentals last winter [...] Read More…

Obituaries for June 30, 2011

Max E. “Mickey” Gruver Beverly H. Hansen Charlene L. Hensley Lois Jewell Pack Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Zidd places sixth, Young seventh

Dan Brown The Gazette MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Anthony Young’s time in the 200-meter dash Wednesday was just 0.22 seconds off of the World Youth Record. The only problem for the Liverpool Township resident was that four of the six sprinters that finished ahead of him broke that mark. Young placed seventh overall at the Read More…