Archive for February 4th, 2013
MEDINA — A 15-year-old Medina girl and the 22-year-old man she is believed to have run away with are in custody in Florida.
“They are safe and unharmed. Their families have been notified,” Medina police Chief Patrick Berarducci said.
Jessica Kollar and Maxwell Leibsia were taken into custody Saturday by Palm Beach County …Read More
GREEN — For the majority of the final round of the Suburban League Tournament on Saturday, Wadsworth’s wrestling team congregated near the podium as opposed to sitting in the stands.
Maybe they were just saving themselves the trip.
Things went as expected Sunday when the Northeast Ohio district tournament seed meetings were held at Copley High School.
With a new rule stating any team can pick either side of the bracket — the top four seeds were previously required to split themselves evenly — everyone within their power avoided state-ranked Wadsworth.
The defending …Read More
By Richard Doyle
WOOSTER — The Wadsworth boys basketball team is young and talented. All season long, there have been players who have demonstrated phenomenal skills in short spurts, but there was always one key ingredient missing: leadership.
The Grizzlies took a huge step forward in filling that piece of the puzzle Saturday with the …Read More
MEDINA — The Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Meet turned into a coronation party for Samantha Borrelli.
The Medina sophomore claimed league titles in the all-around, vault and uneven parallel bars Saturday, earning Gymnast of the Year honors in arguably the top conference in the state.
“This was an amazing day,” Borrelli said with a …Read More
GARFIELD HTS. — The Brunswick wrestling team wanted to bounce back this season after finishing dead last in the Northeast Ohio Conference’s River Division.
As they began to compile dual meet victories, the Blue Devils started to think about winning the division title.
When the dust cleared after Saturday night’s NOC tournament, Brunswick was hoisting …Read More
WELLINGTON — After seven years of dominance at the Patriot Athletic Conference Tournament, Black River and Buckeye’s wrestling teams failed to claim the championship Saturday at Wellington High School.
While red-hot Keystone broke through the logjam atop the PAC for the first time since the conference was formed eight years ago with two individual champions and …Read More
By Barry Wilner
NEW ORLEANS — From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever.
The outage flipped a switch for the San Francisco 49ers, but the Ravens used a last-gasp defensive stand to hold on Sunday night, 34-31.
BRUNSWICK — The four chaplains were last seen praying together as their ship sank below the waves.
Brunswick American Legion Post 234 celebrated the lives of four chaplains of different denominations who gave up their lives to save soldiers aboard a torpedoed troop ship during World War II.
MEDINA TWP. — First Baptist Church celebrated God’s bounty Sunday at the third annual Beast Feast.
About 300 people dined on wild game, chicken and beef during Saturday’s feast, an outreach program for the …Read More