November 26, 2014

Medina
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Scott, Paul have reunion

Rick Noland The Gazette INDEPENDENCE — One of Byron Scott’s favorite point guards was in uniform Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Unfortunately for Scott’s Cavaliers, it was not Kyrie Irving, who missed his third straight game with a hyperextended right knee when Cleveland hosted the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers were led by eighth-year Read More…

Brunswick woman escaped her captor, but her ordeal persists

Rahna Fahringer stands at the door to her Brunswick home three months after she was held hostage inside it. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LOREN GENSON)

Bandages and splints cover her swollen hands, but Rahna Fahringer manages a smile. The mother of two still struggles to overcome the emotional and physical pain of being shot and held hostage for 30 hours by an ex-boyfriend in late November. Fahringer was shot in the foot by Terrence Abel, 39, after he broke into Read More…

Florida man can’t be banned from Ohio, court rules

George Mose

From staff and wire reports AKRON — An appeals court overturned a Medina County judge’s decision in a criminal case to ban a Florida man from Ohio for life. A three-judge panel of the 9th Ohio District Court of Appeals overturned the ban against George Mose, 48, who pleaded guilty to attempted murder of his Read More…

Sandridge Food Corp. holding job fair this weekend

Sandridge Food Corp., 133 Commerce Drive, Medina, is hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. (GAZETTE FILE PHOTO)

MEDINA — A local food supplier plans to hire more than 60 people in the coming weeks and interviews will be conducted at a job fair this weekend. The Sandridge Food Corp. job fair will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 133 Commerce Drive. Sandridge President Bill Frantz said the corporation hopes to Read More…

Marlee Profitt nails game-winner for Hornets vs. Blue Devils

Highland’s Mallory Adams blocks a shot by Brunswick’s Paige Salisbury in the first quarter. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

MEDINA — Senior guard Haley Roddy and freshman forward Marlee Profitt will forever be linked in Highland girls basketball history. Roddy deflected an inbounds pass under the basket, which Profitt grabbed and put through the hoop with 8 seconds left Thursday, giving the Hornets a stunning 43-42 victory over Brunswick in the Medina Division I Read More…

Girls basketball: Grizzlies can’t be slowed down

Wadsworth’s Peyton Booth saves the ball from going out of bounds against Cloverleaf’s Meredith Illig in the first quarter. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

MEDINA — The Wadsworth girls basketball team successfully met its goal of early energy Thursday night, which allowed the casual fan to make an early exit. Playing the second game of the All-Medina County semifinals at the Medina Division I District, the Grizzlies stormed to an 81-20 victory over Cloverleaf. Wadsworth (23-2) has won its Read More…

Wrestlers Sebastian Vidika, Mike Hozan are looking solid

Mike Hozan

COLUMBUS — Black River wrestlers Mike Hozan and Sebastian Vidika have different resumes, but the goals are the same. Hozan is out to become the Pirates’ first three-time state placer, while Vidika is eager to eliminate the bitter taste of falling a match short of placing a year ago. Both opened the Division III state Read More…

Girls basketball: Meteors go deep to beat Bees

Medina's Faith Constance puts pressure on Midpark's Jessica Barnes in the first quarter at the Division I District Tournament. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JUDD SMERGLIA)

PARMA HTS. — For all its incredibly gutsy efforts against Midpark in the Valley Forge Division I District semifinals Thursday, the second-seeded Medina girls basketball team failed time and again to protect the 3-point line. The final breakdown proved most costly. Guard Korie Maryo drilled her fifth 3-pointer of the night with 29 seconds remaining, Read More…

Hard work pays dividends for Bees in gymnastics

Megan Kerrigan

HILLIARD — Megan Kerrigan remembers the exact moment when Medina began its journey to the 2013 state team gymnastics meet. It came one year ago at the Painesville Riverside District, the same spot where the Bees punched their ticket to state over the weekend. “I remember how we all felt last year because it was Read More…

Browns: Joshua Cribbs believes he’s gone

Three-time Pro Bowler Joshua Cribbs thinks he’ll be playing elsewhere in 2013 despite his desire to remain in Cleveland. “I’m not very optimistic (of re-signing),” he said Thursday during an interview on WKNR 850-AM. “We’re exploring the options of other teams at this point. “You know where my head is, I really would love to Read More…