August 1, 2014

Medina
Mostly cloudy with showers
69°F

Boys swimming: Ty Talley named Gazette MVP

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Brunswick diver Ty Talley took the area by storm last season by qualifying for the state meet in just his second year in the sport, but a return trip to Canton would’ve been hard for the most-accomplished veteran to fathom. The senior rebounded from a broken ankle injury to his takeoff foot, forcing him to Read More…

Girls lacrosse: Bees embrace pressure on field

Pressure? What pressure. The Medina girls lacrosse team is coming off its third straight OSLA Division I State Championship, has a versatile lineup full of high-caliber players and is ranked eighth in the Midwest, according to U.S. Lacrosse. The Bees have no problem filling out the role of the favorite. “There’s definitely pressure, but I Read More…

Ohio State basketball: Aaron Craft’s finish a work of art

DAYTON — Aaron Craft dribbled in place at the top of the arc, watching to see if any of his Ohio State teammates were getting open near the basket for a game-winning shot. Nothing there. The point guard had a clear look at the clock as it raced toward zero atop the backboard. He realized Read More…

State to look at Medina Schools spending from county fund

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Loren Genson and David Knox In the last five years, Medina City Schools has spent $2.8 million from a fund maintained by the county Educational Service Center. The total is nearly $1 million more than that spent by any of the other six school districts served by the county ESC. While almost all of the Read More…

Indians: Relaxed Lonnie Chisenhall having a great spring camp

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Unfortunately for Lonnie Chisenhall, what happens in spring training stays in spring training. So he can’t carry his .404 batting average into the regular season. What he can do is take the swing that produced that glossy average with him to Toronto, where the Indians open the schedule against the Blue Jays. Read More…

Most schools closed today due to weather

Brunswick City Schools is the only district still open today due to weather. Black River, Buckeye, Cloverleaf, Highland, Medina and Wadsworth schools were closed this morning. Sheriff Tom Miller issued a Level 1 snow emergency at 6:45 a.m. According to www.ohio.gov, sheriffs can issue the warning when “roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow” Read More…

Cavaliers seeking a quick recovery

INDEPENDENCE — The news hasn’t been particularly good for the Cavaliers lately and it doesn’t appear to be improving anytime soon. They’ve suffered their two worst losses of the season — for far different reasons — in a 72-hour window, Dion Waiters appears closer to the operating room than a basketball court and while Kyrie Read More…

Medina School Board picks Cahalan to replace Wilder

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MEDINA — The Medina city school board has appointed Thomas Cahalan to fill the spot left vacant by Dr. Robert Wilder last month. Cahalan works as a personal trainer at the Medina Community Recreation Center, and is the former owner of TLC Packaging Inc. Cahalan has lived in the district for 21 years. In a Read More…

Local woman witnessed history in St. Peter’s Square

Lauren Breck snapped this photo during a Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

In October, Lauren Breck, an 18-year-old freshman at the College of Wooster, signed up for a visit to Rome as part of a community service program at the college. She had no idea her visit would give her a front-row seat at the historic election and installation of Pope Francis. Breck, a Medina resident and Read More…

School Closings for 03/25/13

School Closings for 03/25/13 Bellevue BGSU-Firelands, closed until noon Black River Buckeye Clearview Cloverleaf Columbia Edison EHOVE Firelands First Baptist Christian Highland Horizon Science Academy of Lorain Keystone Lorain County Early Learning Center Lorain County JVS Medina Midview Monroeville New London North Ridgeville North Royalton Norwalk Open Door Parma Sandusky South Central St. Jude’s Vermilion Read More…