July 25, 2014

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Wheeler has career-high 25 points

Brunswick's Kyle Wheeler drives to the basket past Strongsville's John Klein in the second quarter. (JUDD SMERGLIA)

Brian Dulik The Gazette BRUNSWICK — Point guard Ryan Badowski’s right hip is ailing, but shooting guard Kyle Wheeler’s right elbow is feeling just fine. Wheeler erupted for a career-high 25 points, nine rebounds and four assists Friday night, powering Brunswick’s boys basketball team to a 74-48 rout of archrival Strongsville in Northeast Ohio Conference Read More…

Grizzlies are on a roll

BATH TWP. — The steam is beginning to build for Wadsworth’s boys basketball team. Led by 20 points from sophomore Austin White, the Grizzlies had an easy time Friday with a 62-41 Suburban League victory over Revere. Along with White hitting five 3-pointers, senior post Nathan Pound had 14 points, six rebounds and three blocks. Read More…

Bucks win in overtime

Dan Brown The Gazette LAGRANGE — When things get hectic, any good boys basketball team needs a point guard to calm the nerves. Buckeye’s Ryan Grauel did just that Friday night, as the floor general’s key plays late helped the Bucks grind out a 47-44 overtime win over Keystone in Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division Read More…

Wood nails big-time shots

Chad Grant The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — It doesn’t always have to be pretty as long as it goes in. Highland junior Alex Wood’s awkward-looking, from-the-side, below-the-ribs flicking shot isn’t pretty, but it was a thing of beauty Friday. With two monster 3-pointers, Wood helped the Hornets eke out a 54-53 Suburban League nailbiter over Read More…

Colts stop SL slide

Albert Grindle The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — They were lights out in pregame and lights out in the fourth quarter. The members of the Cloverleaf boys basketball team were driven by visions Friday, and their 31-game Suburban League losing streak is history because of it. Led by the three-pronged attack of Robby Buckwald, Adam Podolak Read More…

Stabbing trial of Medina man is delayed

MEDINA — The trial of a Medina man who was on the U.S. Marshal Service’s most wanted list, accused of attempted murder, has been delayed almost two months. Dayshawn C. Wheeler, 23, of 525 Birch Hill Drive, Apt. B7, was set for a Monday jury trial on five first-degree felonies: a count of attempted murder Read More…

Bees scare Raiders

Medina's Billy Geschke drives on Shaker's Mel Leach during the third qaurter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Rick Noland The Gazette MEDINA — It was a perfectly executed play at a perfect time. The shot, which came off a perfect pass and would have capped the perfect comeback, was practically perfect, too. But it didn’t go in, the Medina boys basketball team didn’t win and all everyone was left to talk about Read More…

Grand jury indicts 4 in first session of year

MEDINA — The first meeting of the new year for a Medina County grand jury returned indictments against four people. • Michael R. Tanner, 30, of Canton, was charged with heroin trafficking, a third-degree felony. Tanner was bound over to Medina County Common Pleas Court from Wadsworth Municipal Court on Dec. 28 and has no Read More…

Seville firm recalls candy over labeling

SEVILLE — A Medina County candy maker recalled 492 bags of its product because it contains milk that is not declared on the label. Island Delights Inc., 5104 Greenwich Road, Seville, announced the recall of the bags of Coconut Haystack candy earlier this week after an audit by the Ohio Department of Agriculture found the Read More…

Court report for Jan. 10

The following people appeared in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Thursday, according to county Prosecutor Dean Holman: • William Bramley, 20, of Ridge Drive in Medina, was sentenced to two years of community control sanctions on one count of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony. • Cindy Catterall, 42, of Pennys Drive in Read More…