February 6, 2016

Mostly sunny

Bust of a month: Indians lose to Rangers, tie major league mark for worst August ever

CLEVELAND — Indians manager Manny Acta juggled his lineup for the series opener with Texas at Progressive Field on Friday night.
It didn’t matter.
The return of Shin-Soo Choo to the leadoff spot did little to spark the offense as Cleveland limped t… Read More…

Indians notes: Choo back atop batting order

CLEVELAND — With his team stuck in another extended losing streak, Indians manager Manny Acta juggled the lineup Friday, returning Shin-Soo Choo to the leadoff spot, with Jason Kipnis and Asdrubal Cabrera following the right fielder in the order…. Read More…

Week 2: High School Football scoreboard

Northwestern 31, Black River 0 Brunswick 38, Lake Catholic 10 in fourth Canton South 35, Buckeye 3 final Cloverleaf 24, Medina 8 Final Highland 28, Olmsted Falls 7 Final Wooster 20, Wadsworth 14 final

Browns cut QB Seneca Wallace, TE Evan Moore

Seneca Wallace has been released, and the No. 2 quarterback job looks like it belongs to Colt McCoy.
The Browns won’t make public the final roster cuts to the 53-man limit until late tonight – they are due to the league office at 9 p.m. – but the… Read More…

`Wow’ night at RNC convention

“Mr. Chairman, delegates, I accept your nomination for President of the United States” — Mitt Romney, 10:36 p,m. Aug. 30, 2012, RNC, Tampa Florida I am still having a hard time wrapping my brain around the fact that a farm girl from rural Northeast Ohio had the opportunity to be a part of this process. Read More…

Feed prices double, causing problems for horse, animal care

Angel, a registered thoroughbred and a rescue four years ago, munches on hay at Angel’s Haven Horse Rescue in Lorain County. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY CHUCK HUMEL)

EATON TWP. — The price of hay has doubled in recent months, and some people are having difficulty feeding horses and other animals, according to an operator of the Angels Haven Horse Rescue in Lorain County. The price of hay — coupled with lingering problems with a poor economy — has prompted the rescue to Read More…

Cloverleaf Schools spends $1.2 million on energy upgrades

WESTFIELD TWP. — Cloverleaf Schools has upgraded boilers and lighting in several buildings to allow for yearly savings on energy costs. The $1.2 million project was completed last month through a contract with Ameresco, a company that specializes in energy efficiency. Jeff Metcalf, Ohio regional director for Ameresco, said the school district borrowed the money Read More…

Brunswick’s Nick Roberts is blossoming as a person

Brunswick's Nick Roberts.

Away from the bright lights of Judy Kirsch Stadium, Nick Roberts talks nothing like he runs. With a football tucked in his arm, the young man who is about to rewrite the Brunswick High record book is fast, flashy and instinctive. When confronted by a stranger with a pen and notepad — the stranger happens Read More…

Panthers pose big test for Brunswick in home opener

BRUNSWICK — Emotions will be high. The Brunswick football team heads into tonight’s home opener with Division III power Mentor Lake Catholic on a mission to earn respect, honor the tragic June deaths of former teammates Jeff Chaya and Blake Bartchak and return to the D-I playoffs. A win over the Cougars, who demolished Strongsville Read More…

Colt McCoy struggles in Browns’ preseason finale

Chicago defensive lineman James Brown (78) pursues Browns running back Montario Hardesty. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — Quarterback Colt McCoy got the start Thursday night in the exhibition finale, but his solid preseason ended on a sour note. McCoy played the first quarter and went 2-for-5 for 16 yards, an interception and a 9.2 rating. His interception set up a Bears touchdown in a game the Browns went on to Read More…