November 25, 2014

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DC Ray Horton promises flexible scheme, likes Browns’ talent

BEREA — Start printing the T-shirts. Browns defensive coordinator Ray Horton arrived with a catchy slogan easy to remember – and repeat. During his introductory news conference Tuesday, Horton found several occasions to fit it into the conversation. “You need big men who can run and little men who can hit,” he said. Horton said Read More…

Mona Lee Pleban

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Mona Lee Pleban, 75, of Grafton Twp., passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013 in Hospice Care Center of Medina County, after a short bout with cancer. She was born August 6, 1937 in Cleveland, living in the Grafton area over 50 years. She was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Church in Grafton Read More…

State drilling laws questioned by Brunswick council

Anthony Capretta

BRUNSWICK — City Council members say they don’t want the state to regulate oil and gas drilling in Brunswick. At a Committee-of-the Whole meeting Monday, Council members considered a resolution to voice their disapproval of state laws that give the Ohio Department of Natural Resources the sole right to issue oil and gas drilling permits, Read More…

Medina council OKs expanding JEDD on state Route 18

MEDINA — City Council on Monday approved expanding the Medina-Montville Township Joint Economic Development District. The addition runs along state Route 18 between Interstate 71 and Windfall Road. Council President John Coyne said the expansion does not mean businesses in that area will become part of the district, only that they will have that opportunity. Read More…

State might force drivers to get license plates every 7 years

COLUMBUS — Ohio may force motorists to replace their license plates after seven years. Currently, drivers are required to replace plates only when the numbers and letters become unreadable. But a budget proposal from the Department of Public Safety would require replacement after seven years. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reports that the same proposal would Read More…

Al Thomas going into Ohio Prep Sports Writers Hall of Fame

Al Thomas

MEDINA — Al Thomas will become part of another sports hall of fame in March. Already a member of the Medina County Sports Hall of Fame, the longtime sports editor at The Gazette will be inducted into the Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association Hall of Fame during the boys state basketball tournament in Columbus. An Read More…

Cavs: Kyrie Irving caps incredible week with award

Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving brings the ball up the court against the Celtics. Irving is making the rest of the NBA take notice. (AP PHOTO)

INDEPENDENCE — The rest of the league is starting to realize what Cavaliers fans already know: Kyrie Irving is the real deal. Irving was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Cavs to a 3-0 record and averaging a league-high 35.7 points. The 20-year-old, who was named to the Eastern Read More…

Red-hot Cavs making strides

Cleveland’s Tristan Thompson puts up a shot against Boston’s Kevin Garnett. Thompson has been playing well as of late and so are the Cavaliers. (AP PHOTO)

It’s been awhile since “red-hot” and “Cavaliers” have been used in the same sentence, but it applies right now. The red-hot Cavaliers have won three straight games and four of their last five as they prepare to host David Lee, Steph Curry and the rest of the Golden State Warriors tonight at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More…

College notes: Addy Ferguson makes splash at OU

Addy Ferguson

The Ohio University women’s swim team is in the midst of a winning streak and freshman Addy Ferguson is a big reason why. Ferguson, a former Cloverleaf star and Gazette MVP in the sport, has been a standout butterfly and backstroke swimmer for the Bobcats as well as swimming on the freestyle and medley relay Read More…

Girls basketball: Bucks, Falcons on WEOL radio

The Buckeye girls basketball team’s game Wednesday at Firelands will be broadcast live on WEOL 930-AM. The Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division showdown will also stream live on weol.com. The Bucks (8-9, 8-4) have won six of their last seven games to give themselves a slim hope at the division title. Led by 14-point scorer Read More…