Archive for April, 2012
CLEVELAND — Derek Lowe was not in a giving mood Sunday at Progressive Field, but the Los Angeles Angels sure were.
With help from two Angels errors — a glaring one on Gold Glove outfielder Torii Hunter — and a brilliant outing from Lowe, the Indians were able to wrap up the series, shutting out Los …Read More
BEREA — The Browns began the NFL Draft with heightened aggression. They ended it with loftier aspirations.
“We’d all like to see a big jump this year, that’s our hope. That’s reasonable,” president Mike Holmgren said Saturday night. “Our team foundation is better. Now, we have to be able to score points. That was a problem …Read More
BEREA — It took the Browns three days and four rounds, but they finally added a wide receiver in the NFL Draft.
Cleveland selected Miami (Fla.) speedster Travis Benjamin with the 100th overall selection Saturday, addressing one of its most glaring needs heading into the weekend.
“We’re going to put him in the mix and see what …Read More
I have a confession to make. I woke up Sunday morning with a hangover.
Not too many draughts. Too much draft.
Three long days of upsides, 40 times, arm lengths, hand sizes and comments about hip-flipping, shed-and-stacking and position flexibility can take a toll on a guy. I can’t imagine how Browns general manager Tom Heckert feels …Read More
AVON — For the third straight year, Highland senior Karissa Steffas came away with the top prize in the high jump at Saturday’s Avon Jim Reynolds Relays.
Steffas teamed with Nikki McKenna in the two-person relay event for a combined height of 9 feet, 8 inches. They beat Avon and Avon Lake, which both cleared 9-6.
Individually, …Read More
MEDINA TWP. — A police officer’s CPR allowed a woman to live long enough that her family could say goodbye.
Medina Township police Officer Michael Oyler, 39, received a life-saving award at Thursday’s township trustees’ meeting, for using CPR to revive Debora Gaydar, 52. Police Chief David Arbogast presented Oyler with the award.
In late March, …Read More
I know what you’re thinking, but don’t even go there.
With first baseman Casey Kotchman struggling mightily at the plate — .148 in 15 games through Friday — and Matt LaPorta tearing it up at Triple-A Columbus — .371 with six home …
INDEPENDENCE — Nick Gilbert brought the Cavaliers good luck again Friday.
The popular 15-year-old son of Cavs owner Dan Gilbert represented the team at a drawing in New York to break a draft order tie between Cleveland and New Orleans, who finished w…
MEDINA — Unexpected delays are keeping Schoolhouse …Read More