Archive for November 2nd, 2012
CLEVELAND — Next time the Cavaliers face the Chicago Bulls, take the team from the Windy City and give the points.
Not to advocate betting or anything, but the Bulls once again ran roughshod over the Cavs, winning 115-86 Friday night at sold-out Quicken Loans Arena.
Chicago, whose biggest lead was 31 early in the …Read More
SANDUSKY — This year, no team has been as powerful as Perrysburg.
The Yellow Jackets girls soccer squad is averaging an eye-popping five goals a game, has recorded shutouts in 16 of 20 victories and has one of …Read More
CLEVELAND — It starts tonight in Milwaukee and then takes the Cavaliers to road games against the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State, Phoenix, Oklahoma City and Brooklyn.
That grueling, criss-cross-the-country, six-game trip will likely give Cavs coach Byron Scott a very good idea what his inexperienced, rebuilding team is all about.
“With a young team …Read More
BEREA — Browns defensive tackle Ahytba Rubin isn’t concerned about missing the rest of the season with a calf injury, but admits he doesn’t know when he will return to action.
“I’m doing the best I can to get back on the field, and hopefully I’ll get back soon,” the 6-foot-2, 330-pounder said Friday. …Read More
BEREA — For years, fans have been complaining about the team’s lack of quality receivers.
Is it possible the 2012 Browns actually have a surplus?
That may be taking it too far with an offense that ranks 29th in total offense, 19th in passing, 25th in scoring and doesn’t have a receiver in the NFL’s …Read More
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October, and hiring was stronger in August and September than first thought. But the unemployment rate inched up to 7.9 percent from 7.8 percent in September.
The U.S. Labor Department’s last look at hiring before Tuesday’s election sketched a picture of a job market that’s gradually gaining momentum …Read More
MEDINA — Candidates for Medina County’s 69th House District seat fielded questions Thursday night about a well-drilling process for gas and oil; Senate Bill 5, which would have limited collective bargaining; and the state budget.
Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder, the Republican incumbent, and his Democratic challenger, Judy Cross, both of Medina, took turns answering written …Read More
In the aftermath of this week’s storm, most communities in Medina County have moved trick-or-treat hours from Halloween to the weekend.
• Medina city, 6-8 p.m.
• Wadsworth city, 6-8 p.m.
• Lafayette Township, 6-8 p.m.
• Litchfield Township, 6-8 p.m.
• Liverpool Township, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
• Medina Township, 6-8 p.m.
• Montville Township, 6-8 p.m.
• Westfield Township, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
• Wadsworth Township, …Read More
ROCKY RIVER — Nicole Bennett was at a loss for words Thursday night.
She had reason to be after netting the game-winning goal in the final minutes of overtime to move Medina’s girls soccer team into the Elite Eight with a 1-0 victory over Westlake in a Division I regional semifinal at Rocky River.
ROCKY RIVER — If defense really does win championships, the Medina girls’ soccer team has as good a chance as anyone.
The Bees rode stellar defense to a 1-0 overtime win over Westlake in a Division I regional semifinal on Thursday.
Medina (13-5-2) was in complete control throughout and dominated the Demons (10-7-1) into overtime. …Read More