Archive for January 24th, 2013
GRANGER TWP. — Hosting an exchange student is a lot easier in 2013 than it was 10 years ago.
For host families of 15 Chinese exchange students at Highland High School, language barriers can be broken down easily with a smartphone application.
BEREA — Coach Rob Chudzinski made his name in the NFL as an offensive coordinator and play caller, and his success in those roles played a significant part in the Browns’ decision to hire him Jan. 10.
But Chudzinski had no problem turning over the play-calling duties to coordinator Norv Turner, who was introduced Wednesday. Turner …Read More
By Richard Doyle
GRANGER TWP. — Wadsworth sent a strong statement to the rest of Ohio on Wednesday in the first round of the Division I state team wrestling tournament.
Under the lose-and-go-home format, the No. 2 seeded Grizzlies sent Medina County rival and seventh-seeded Highland packing with a dominating 57-10 victory.
BEREA — Offensive coordinator Norv Turner will call the plays for the Browns in 2013. Who will relay them in the huddle has not yet been determined.
New coach Rob Chudzinski introduced his former boss to the media Wednesday and announced Turner will be the play caller and quarterbacks coach.
Chudzinski wasn’t nearly as …Read More
HUDSON — A year ago, Brunswick’s wrestling team was in the cellar of the Northeast Ohio Conference River Division.
Tonight, the Blue Devils have a chance to wash that bitter taste out of their mouths as they travel to reigning league champ Hudson with a shot at winning the River championship for the first time in …Read More
SHAKER HTS. — If there was one thing you could always count on when it came to high school wrestling, it was the Brakemen Report.
The annual handout by wrestling guru Brian Brakeman not only listed the top wrestlers in the state, it also predicted how those athletes would do.
For the first time in over …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Four bowlers had 400 series Tuesday to lead the Brunswick boys team to a big 2,645-2,479 Northeast Ohio Conference victory over reigning league champ Cuyahoga Falls at Dick Hoover Lanes.
The Blue Devils (12-1) got a 440 from K.C. Kokitka, a 438 from Mitch Andzelik, a 416 from Zack Miller and a …Read More
OBERLIN — A balanced effort helped Buckeye’s girls basketball team crush Oberlin 57-38 Wednesday in Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division play.
Forward Katie Kelly scored a career-high 16 points for the Bucks (7-9, 7-4), who have won five of their last six games. Center Jessica Banas added 10 points, 12 rebounds and three assists, while …Read More
BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick woman was charged with assault after she punched another woman in the face Tuesday afternoon while waiting to pick up her child at Willetts Middle School, according to Brunswick police.
As parents waited in their cars for their children to be released from school, police said Connie L. Edmiston, 42, of 4234 …Read More
MEDINA — A Somali immigrant accused of possessing an African plant containing an illegal stimulant testified Wednesday that police misunderstood him during his interrogation because English is his second language.
Hassan Warsame, 35, of Portland, Maine, is charged with possessing more than 4 pounds of khat, a plant containing a Schedule I controlled substance called cathinone. …Read More