October 25, 2014

Medina
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Red Sox 7, Indians 2: Ubaldo Jimenez fails again in loss

CLEVELAND — Ubaldo, we have another problem. Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez has been a work in progress since arriving in a much ballyhooed trade in 2011, and he proved that was still the case Tuesday night in the series opener with Boston at Progressive Field. Offering up his second straight disappointing effort in three starts this Read More…

Browns Minicamp: Brandon Weeden takes first snaps, ready to take control of offense, starting job

BEREA — Quarterback Brandon Weeden took the first snaps with the first-team offense on the first day of the first minicamp under first-year coach Rob Chudzinski. Weeden plans to take the opportunity and run with it. “Now that it’s my second year, it’s my job to take control, be the guy and be the leader,” Read More…

Browns Minicamp Notes: Trent Richardson says he’s healthy, excited to work with Norv Turner

BEREA — Running back Trent Richardson heard a familiar name when he first sat down with new offensive coordinator Norv Turner. “The first thing he said to me was, ‘I had Emmitt Smith,’” Richardson said Tuesday on the first day of a three-day minicamp. “For me and Emmitt Smith being from the same hometown, going Read More…

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam apologizes to Cleveland, organization after raid of Pilot Flying J

BEREA — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam apologized to Cleveland on Tuesday after Pilot Flying J was raided by the FBI and IRS on Monday in Knoxville, Tenn., and remains under investigation. Haslam is CEO of Pilot Flying J, and his father, Jim, founded the company. “I apologize, because the last thing we ever wanted to Read More…

Ohio House budget offers Masons property-tax relief

COLUMBUS — Ohio House Speaker William Batchelder is pushing an addition to the state budget that exempts organizations like the Masons, of which he is a member, from property taxes. Legislative analysts estimate the tax break for charitable fraternal organizations at least a century old would cost school districts and local governments at least $4.8 Read More…

Trash pickup delayed again; Republic strike continues

CARLISLE TWP. — Republic Waste workers remained on strike for a second day this morning, pushing back trash collection by another day. Dave Kidder, area marketing manager for Republic, said the company is bringing in workers from out of state and those workers will begin making the rounds in Lorain, Medina and western Cuyahoga counties Read More…

Medina school board meeting tonight at 7 p.m.

The Medina Board of Education will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the middle auditorium of the high school, 777 E. Union St. The time of the meeting was incorrect in The Gazette’s listing of public meetings.

Prep Athletes of the Week for April 16

Brad Scheiman

Baseball Brad Scheiman, Wadsworth: Senior had five hits, four RBIs and four runs as Grizzlies swept Buckeye in non-league doubleheader. … Tallied two singles, double, two RBIs and two runs in 11-0 win in first game. … Added single, triple, two RBIs and two runs in 10-2 victory. … Also pitches. Softball Julia Horton, Wadsworth: Read More…

Softball: Wadsworth’s Lexie Shirley remains on a roll

Mariah Gunselman

WADSWORTH — It wasn’t quite the rush of picking up a 7-10 split, but Lexie Shirley came through in the clutch for Wadsworth’s softball team Monday at Weatherstone Park. The standout bowler pitched four scoreless innings of relief and stranded runners all over the infield as the Grizzlies rallied to stun Highland 8-4 in Suburban Read More…

Baseball: Brunswick’s Kyle Michalik throws no-hitter

Kyle Michalik

BRUNSWICK — Kyle Michalik will have plenty of memories playing for Ohio State over the next four years. Few things in the present, however, will top what the senior accomplished Monday. Michalik pitched a no-hitter with 10 strikeouts, leading Brunswick’s baseball team to a clutch 4-0 win over bitter rival Medina in Northeast Ohio Conference Read More…