October 24, 2014

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Indians notes: Hafner will return

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Manny Acta had some surprising news prior to Wednesday’s game against Oakland — designated hitter Travis Hafner will play again before the season is complete.
There was strong speculation that Hafner’s year was over after he was placed on the disabled list with a right foot strain and Cleveland traded for Jim [...] Read More…

Ohio lawmaker wants Wright brothers’ plane on state seal

DAYTON — An Ohio lawmaker wants to change the official state seal to include a tribute to the Wright brothers. Legislation introduced Tuesday by Dayton area state Rep. James Butler would add the airplane from the Wrights’ pioneering flight in 1903. It would go above and to the left of the sun on the current Read More…

“Seven Days in Utopia”a review by Todd Casabella

[Editor's Note: The following article was written by Todd Casabella, Director of Instruction at Grey Hawk Golf Club in Lagrange. Todd is a member of the Professional Golfers' Association of America and a TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructo... Read More…

Medina sheriff taps former chief deputy to serve again

MEDINA — The Medina County Sheriff’s Office is going back to the future for a new No. 2. Sheriff Neil Hassinger has selected former chief deputy Tom Miller as the department’s new chief. Miller replaces Ken Baca, who retired in June after four years at the position. “Tom knows the people and the building here,” Read More…

School district in Ohio puts Facebook limits on teachers

DAYTON — One of Ohio’s bigger school districts has barred teachers from becoming friendly with students on Facebook and other social networking sites. The Dayton Public Schools’ new policy also prohibits teachers from texting or sending instant messages to students. And, the educators may not respond to students’ attempts at communicating through any personal or Read More…

Last of Cedar Point riverboat rides up for auction

SANDUSKY — The final rides on a long-running Cedar Point attraction are being sold to the highest bidders. The northern Ohio amusement park will run its Paddlewheel Excursion boats for the last times on Labor Day. The riverboats that have given more than 47 million rides since the early 1960s will be replaced for next Read More…

Obituaries for Aug. 31, 2011

Frances Elizabeth Brubaker Catherine Jeannette (Starry) Coulter Anita M. Jackson Martin Kisel, Jr. Nellie A. Klepacki Edwin “Ted” O. Kumler, Jr. Joseph J. Maloney Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Boys soccer: Bees show off impressive depth in rout of Pioneers

Medina’s Gareth Evison, right, is fouled by Elyria’s Chris Comrie. The play resulted in a penalty kick, which Evison drilled into the net for the match’s first goal. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

MEDINA — When things get out of hand like they did Tuesday, Medina boys soccer player Zach Haynes hikes his feet up on the proverbial Barcalounger and becomes a superfan. Who can blame the senior keeper during an 11-0 Medina win against Elyria where he saw no shots on goal and just two shots overall? Read More…

Volleyball: Senior Alexa Weiland is the quarterback of young Bucks

Buckeye’s Alexa Weiland is expected to be a leader this season. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

Buckeye’s volleyball team has been fortunate to have great senior leadership for the past several years. That will again be the case this season with Alexa Weiland. The 5-foot-5 setter has played a vital role on all three of the Bucks’ Patriot Athletic Conference championship squads as a defensive specialist and running the offense. This Read More…

Commentary: Drafting, shafting, crafting

Got an NFL fantasy draft to get to, so let’s take a Rick-o-chet around the world of sports and get outta here: Lots of people go through the Browns’ schedule game by game and say, “They’ll win this one, this one, and this one and lose that one and that one.” It’s a fairly useless Read More…