Archive for April 10th, 2013
CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco already got some bad news Wednesday, learning that he had been removed from the rotation and optioned back to Triple-A Columbus. Now, he’s waiting to see if there is more coming.
Carrasco could be suspended for hitting Yankees third baseman Kevin Youkilis with a pitch and getting ejected from the Indians’ …Read More
“Normal is boring. Why not be something special. Show the world what you really can be.”
Behind the unassuming body and soft-spoken voice is one of the most optimistic, never-say-never 18-year-olds in high school basketball.
Billy Geschke’s work ethic …Read More
WESTFIELD TWP. — The Highland softball team maintained its perfect record Tuesday with a 3-0 Suburban League victory over Cloverleaf, but the Hornets played far from a perfect game.
Highland (3-0, 3-0) scored twice in the first and added an insurance run in the seventh, but never delivered a knockout blow while stranding 10 runners.
The Medina boys rugby club has come a long way in three years.
From a squad that scored just three times in its first season to this year’s team that is one of the top in Division II, Region 2, it’s been a 180-degree turnaround.
“It’s fantastic,” said Stephen Miller, who coaches the team with …Read More
MEDINA — The city school board approved Tuesday a controversial contract with the Cleveland public relations firm of Hennes Paynter Communications.
The company, which specializes in “crisis management,” was hired March 6 — the day after The Gazette reported the details of Stepp’s new contract, which provided an $83,000 signing bonus.
The firm worked for two weeks, at …Read More
WHEELERSBURG — Wadsworth senior Rachel Goddard was named first-team Academic All-Ohio by the Ohio Basketball Coaches Association.
The two-time Gazette MVP carried a 3.98 grade-point average while leading the Grizzlies to the Norwalk Division I Regional championship game.
Goddard, a 5-foot-7 point guard headed for Miami (Ohio), was one of four Northeast Ohio residents selected …Read More
About 30 people showed up at Tuesday’s work session of the Medina school board. Many were disappointed there was no time allotted for public comment.
Several voiced their displeasure during the meeting.
One man interrupted by asking in a loud voice, “Doesn’t the public have the right to speak on the very agenda items that you are …Read More
Correction, 8:54 a.m.: Event-goers paid $25 for their meals, and wine was not served.
MEDINA TWP. — Hundreds of people were honored and thanked at the annual United Way luncheon for volunteers and donors Tuesday.
College-bound students planning to take the ACT will have an opportunity to enroll in preparation classes this month at the two career centers in the area.
The five-week course includes sample ACT tests to identify areas of weakness and help with setting goals and building confidence in taking the test.
The classes will be available 6 to …Read More
Friday, April 5
8:11 a.m. — 975 Weymouth Road, turfing reported on a grass area and damage to glass block.
8:19 a.m. — 800 block Wadsworth Road, copper sheeting reported stolen from a garage.
Saturday, April 6
1:48 p.m. — 100 block W. Friendship St., report of taxes filed fraudulently.
Sunday, April 7
12:54 a.m. — 200 block S. Jefferson …Read More