Archive for December 1st, 2012
GRANGER TWP. — A local church is getting a renovation and a new name as part of a merger with Grace Church of greater Akron.
Shepherd’s Grace Church, 2325 Medina Road, will become the Medina East campus of Grace Church, a megachurch with 4,000 worshippers at its two Summit County branches in Norton and Bath …Read More
BEREA — Phil Dawson long ago established himself as the finest kicker in Browns history, but he has never played in the NFL Pro Bowl.
Cleveland punter Reggie Hodges is doing his best to change that.
Hodges has launched a “Dawson 4 Pro Bowl” campaign on his Twitter page, encouraging Browns fans to cast as …Read More
GROVE CITY — A gutsy fourth-quarter rally didn’t carry over into overtime Friday as Brunswick’s boys basketball team fell to Columbus Westland 61-57 in the semifinals of the Grove City Tip-Off Tournament.
The Blue Devils (0-1) trailed 42-35 after three quarters before forcing OT.
Junior point guard Ryan Badowski had 24 points for Brunswick, while senior center …Read More
WADSWORTH — Experience won out.
The Wadsworth boys basketball team fought valiantly in the debut of its new gymnasium, but withered under the bright lights when it mattered most as Firestone took an action-packed 76-72 non-league victory Friday.
Down 73-72 …Read More
WESTFIELD TWP. — The 2012-13 season started a lot like the 2011-12 campaign ended for the Cloverleaf boys basketball program. Then the Colts stunningly turned their 1-20 record and 14-game losing streak to end last season …Read More
By Loren Genson and David Knox
BRUNSWICK — A 39-year-old man who held off police for 30 hours is dead — shot multiple times by SWAT team officers, according to Brunswick Police Chief Carl DeForest.
The standoff at a home at 1528 Jefferson Ave. began about 1:30 p.m. Friday in response to a report …Read More