Archive for January 26th, 2013
CHIPPEWA LAKE — No one was wondering whether the water was cold. Going simply by the looks on their faces, they just knew it.
About 220 people made the plunge into a 35-degree Chippewa Lake on Saturday afternoon, jumping off the lake’s beachside dock solo or with a group of friends or relatives for the third …Read More
MEDINA — A calico cat stuck for days in a city neighborhood tree has been rescued.
Needy meows were heard since Wednesday by neighbors on the 1100 block of Brandywine Drive, where the cat had been stuck about 100 feet up in the branches of the tree.
By Loren Genson and Steve Grazier
MONTVILLE TWP. — Flashing lights will be added to stop signs on Poe Road at state Route 57 as a quick fix for the intersection, which was the site of five crashes last month.
But township trustees say a better solution would be converting the intersection into a roundabout.
MEDINA — The American Civil Liberties Union is applauding Friday’s dismissal in Medina Municipal Court of a criminal charge against a Lorain County man who posted a Facebook message cheering the Newtown, Conn., school gunman.
“Today’s dismissal further confirms our argument that the defendant’s statements were protected speech under the First Amendment,” said James Hardiman, legal …Read More
YORK TWP. — Between a gaggle of one-possession victories that lead to restless late nights taking care of 1-month-old son Tyson, Matt Saunders may need an EKG sooner rather than later.
His Buckeye boys basketball team continues to win, albeit in a highly frustrating way. Then again, there’s no denying the Bucks’ swagger as they pulled …Read More
GREEN — With 2:30 left on the clock, it was do-or-die time for the Green and Wadsworth boys basketball teams.
The score was knotted up and both teams needed a key Suburban League win.
Well, what’s it going to be?
Browns coach Rob Chudzinski and defensive coordinator Ray Horton seem to have a disagreement on what kind of defense they’ll run.
Chudzinski repeated Thursday night at the Cleveland Sports Awards that the Browns will use a hybrid of 3-4 and 4-3 schemes. He’s stressed scheme flexibility several times since …Read More
SOLON — While Logan Winkler admits wearing a protective face mask has been an adjustment, the Medina guard will never use it as an excuse.
The senior, however, has been waiting for a breakout shooting night since the addition of the head gear earlier this month.
Winkler got it Friday, as he looked like NBA …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers won Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena because of a fourth-quarter lineup of Shaun Livingston, Daniel Gibson, Wayne Ellington, Luke Walton and Marreese Speights.
Much more difficult to explain is how that unconventional, never-before-seen group helped Cleveland rally for a thrilling 113-108 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in front of 15,098 stunned …Read More
BATH TWP. — The Highland boys basketball team used the free throw line to its advantage Friday night to hold off upset-minded Revere 54-51 in Suburban League action.
Although the Minutemen (1-13, 1-8) had five more field goals, the Hornets connected on 19-of-26 freebies. In the critical fourth quarter, Austin Adams (14 points, 10 rebounds) and …Read More