Archive for March 8th, 2013
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers were pleading the third Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena.
Once again not ready to play when the second half began, Cleveland fell 103-92 to the Memphis Grizzlies, who were playing without their best player in power forward Zach Randolph.
“Two words for you: Third quarter,” Cavs coach Byron Scott said …Read More
CLEVELAND — When it comes to illness, Kyrie Irving apparently is a quick healer.
After vomiting Thursday night and missing the team’s shootaround Friday morning, the Cavaliers point guard visited the doctor, made a rapid recovery and was in the starting lineup against the Memphis Grizzlies.
“Thirteen hours of sleep will definitely help you,” the …Read More
MEDINA — A rabid bat was discovered this week inside an East Liberty Street home, according to a Medina County Health Department report.
The bat was found alive Wednesday in the kitchen sink of the Medina home.
The animal was sent to an Ohio Department of Health laboratory in Columbus, which confirmed a positive case of rabies …Read More
MEDINA — The Medina City Teachers Association passed a resolution Thursday, saying it had no trust or confidence in the Medina Board of Education or Superintendent Randy Stepp.
The union’s main complaint is that Stepp received a total of $244,037 since 2010 as repayment for student loans, according to documents it received Thursday from the district …Read More
MEDINA — Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Stepp has agreed to give up his $83,000 signing bonus, as well as the merit raises in his new contract, according to the school board.
A Thursday statement from the board announcing Stepp’s decision comes on the heels of public outcry over his contract. At least 150 people turned up …Read More
MEDINA — The jury in the Frank Munz murder case recommended the death penalty Thursday for his killer, 43-year-old Steven Cepec.
County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler said he will consider the jury’s recommendation in the coming weeks.
MEDINA — Telling somebody to “get stuffed” took on a different meeting last month at Medina High School.
Feb. 11 to 15, Student Council members collected stuffed animals from classmates to be given to underprivileged or injured children in the community.
Whether it’s going from defense to offense on the basketball court or from a Division IV parochial school to a D-I public one, McKenzie O’Brien knows how to transition.
A star player for two years at Mansfield St. Peter’s before coming off the bench for Wadsworth last season, O’Brien is once again a main cog as …Read More
By Richard Doyle
At an age when most parents marvel at how fast their middle school kids are growing up, Quinten and Vicki Tifft experienced a whole different side of fast when they watched their son Matt mature.
Try more than 100-mph fast.
WESTFIELD TWP. — For the third time in as many seasons, Cloverleaf’s girls soccer team has a new coach.
Guillermo Porras takes over the program from Judd Peroli, who decided to take a smaller role with the program due to the uncertainty of his fulltime job.
Step one for Porras, who served as Peroli’s lead assistant last …Read More