Archive for April 18th, 2012
ELMWOOD PLACE, Ohio — Police say a 10-year-old Ohio boy told them he brought a BB gun to school to intimidate students who bullied him because he wears ankle braces and is small for his age.
The Cincinnati Enquirer reported he’ll be charged in juvenile court with inducing panic for taking the BB gun to his …Read More
COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s administration isn’t backing down from a plan to implement a tougher school evaluation system, despite pressure from teachers and education groups that want to delay the rollout.
A Kasich spokesman told The Columbus Dispatch the administration wants the new system in place this year. Many districts are expected to get …Read More
CLEVELAND — A community organization plans to repair damage to a pair of oversized guitars that were turned into public artwork for a fundraiser and displayed in a Cleveland park.
The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported one of the 10-foot-tall Fender Stratocasters was twisted, leaving it with loose strings and scratches on the surface, which was decorated …Read More
COLUMBUS — Jessica Porvasnik’s brilliant golf mind felt she needed to head south to play collegiately. Her heart, however, felt it was best to stick close to Interstate 71.
Spurning southern schools Tennessee, Florida State, Virginia and North Carolina, the Highland megastar committed recently to join coach Therese Hession’s Ohio State Buckeyes in 2013.
BRUNSWICK — Salisbury was served well done Tuesday, and Mentor’s baseball team couldn’t stand the taste.
Left-hander Gerry Salisbury continued his breakout season by tossing a two-hitter to lead Brunswick to a very impressive 7-0 Northeast Ohio Conference River Division victory.
GRANGER TWP. — Highland’s girls track team rolled over Revere 88⅔-48⅓ by taking 13 events in the Suburban League meet Tuesday.
The Hornets did it with balance as 10 different athletes took first.
Sarah Carpenter won the 100-meter dash (12.5), Nicole Hadler the 1,600 run (5:58), Natalie Zidd the 400 (1:00.8), Meredith Taylor the 300 …Read More
WESTFIELD TWP. — Apparently the buzzard that appears in Walt Disney’s “The Jungle Book” hitched a ride on the back of Cloverleaf’s plane from Florida because ever since the softball team’s return, it has been miss more than hit for the Colts.
With the bird of prey sitting prominently on a dead tree branch just outside …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Brunswick baseball players Tyler Greiner and Anthony Bova couldn’t help but belt out a little trash talk.
It’s easy to see why after the pair accepted preferred walk-on scholarships from Mid-American Conference schools Bowling Green State and Akron, respectively.
“I’m excited, ya know?” said …Read More
BATH TWP. — The Highland baseball team’s offense continued to impress Tuesday with a 15-4 win over Revere in Suburban League action.
Led by multi-hit days from Jerry Scholle, Ricky Esker, Evan Hollar and Ryan Hepner, the Hornets (11-3, 6-1) scored eight runs over the final two innings and had 14 hits overall against …Read More
A local anti-fracking group will be permitted to have a table at Medina County’s Earth Day celebration Saturday, after it was first denied permission.
Sharon Township resident Kathie Jones, co-founder of Concerned Citizens of Medina County, said she met with Medina County Park District Director Tom James on Tuesday afternoon, and he said the group would …Read More