Archive for February 13th, 2013
ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. predicted Wednesday the Browns will draft a pass rusher with the No. 6 pick in April to fill an obvious need. His early top choices are Florida State’s Bjoern Werner and Texas A&M’s Damontre Moore.
Kiper said the Browns must also figure out their quarterback situation, but isn’t sure …Read More
WADSWORTH — The union representing non-teaching employees at Wadsworth Schools is protesting the district’s decision to impose provisions of a contract that the workers rejected.
Wadsworth Educational Support Personnel Association members said they feel disrespected by the Board of Education unilaterally setting wage and benefits as proposed in the board’s “last and final offer” made in …Read More
MEDINA — The day Frank Munz was killed, his adult nephew heard it happen.
“There were two loud thumps, and I heard my uncle yell,” Paul Munz testified. “Then I heard nothing.”
Paul Munz told …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Following a blowout loss to Mentor last week, Medina guard Billy Geschke was shooting in an empty Medina Community Recreation Center with nothing else but his thoughts.
As the Goshen (Ind.) recruit chucked away, he couldn’t escape an undeniable fact: He was sick of losing.
WESTFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf boys basketball team made sure its last home game of the season was a joyous one.
The Colts led from start to finish and recorded their largest win of the season Tuesday with a 64-40 non-league victory over Brooklyn.
INDEPENDENCE — The proposed 3-point contest between Kyrie Irving and coach Byron Scott did not take place, Irving’s left ankle felt fine, a deflating loss the previous evening was ancient history and the team with the best record in the NBA comes to Quicken Loans Arena tonight.
Other than that, not much was happening Tuesday afternoon …Read More
Taylor Burke is at it again.
After holding just about every high jump record in Ohio, the former Medina standout is breaking records at the national level.
The University of Florida sophomore broke the 21-year-old Gators school mark in the high jump Saturday at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet as she cleared 6-feet, 1¼-inches.
“I knew …Read More
AMHERST — The Buckeye boys basketball team lost to Amherst 55-51 in non-conference action Tuesday.
It marked the fourth loss in the last five games for the Bucks (11-8), but coach Matt Saunders was pleased with the effort.
“I’m extremely happy with our kids,” he said. “They battled tonight. They played hard and played at the tempo …Read More
MEDINA — It’s a bird; it’s a plane. No — it’s a drone.
The Medina County Sheriff’s Office is the lone sheriff’s department in Ohio with a Federal Aviation Administration permit to fly military-like drones. Two deputies are in training as pilots to operate the aircraft, which have been in the department’s fleet for about a …Read More
WADSWORTH — The weather of the world was a hot topic Tuesday morning at Isham Elementary School.
About 400 kids in kindergarten through fourth grade participated in a program designed to teach them about the weather, such as what makes a cloud and why weather travels west to east in the United States. The event was …Read More