October 22, 2014

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Scott Petrak’s mock NFL draft

Scott Petrak’s mock draft Top 10 1 Kansas City Luke Joeckel OT Texas A&M The cleanest left tackle in the draft. 2 Jacksonville Eric Fisher OT Central Michigan Two picks, two left tackles. 3 Oakland Sharrif Floyd DT Florida Raiders go for the best interior defensive lineman, rather than the third left tackle. 4 Philadelphia Read More…

Browns LB Quentin Groves arrested on solicitation charges

Browns linebacker Quentin Groves was arrested for solicitation April 17 in the east side suburb of Orange, according to the police report. The Orange and Beachwood Police departments, along with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s office conducted a joint prostitution sting at a hotel. Groves, 28, called and made arrangements for services. He was arrested without Read More…

Cavs agree on 5-year deal to bring back former coach Mike Brown

INDEPENDENCE — The 19th head coach in Cavaliers history will be the same as the 17th. Just five days after firing Byron Scott, the Cavs reached a deal Tuesday with Mike Brown, who is expected to be formally introduced — again — today during an afternoon press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts. Brown reportedly received Read More…

Indians: Even rainout doesn’t stop Nick Swisher’s joy

CHICAGO — Three weeks into the season and Indians outfielder Nick Swisher can’t contain his excitement over his new team. The veteran will have to wait another day to help Cleveland try to extend its three-game winning streak after rain postponed Tuesday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox. The game was called three hours Read More…

NFL draft: Most agree Dee Milliner is top cornerback, but criticism still flows

Dee Milliner has been picked on lately. That’s unfamiliar territory for the All-American cornerback from Alabama. And Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban doesn’t like it. “There’s a lot of misinformation,” Saban told The Chronicle-Telegram on Tuesday. “He has the critical factors at his position: He will tackle, he has good ball judgment, he can play Read More…

Baseball: Highland’s Kenny Sanford stays solid on mound

Clay Condon

WESTFIELD TWP. — Kenny Sanford said he was “honored” to be pegged the No. 2 starter by first-year Highland baseball coach Jay Grissom. Sanford yet again failed to disappoint Tuesday at Cloverleaf. The junior sparkled, allowing just four hits over six innings as the Hornets crushed the Colts 11-0 in Suburban League action. “We have Read More…

Softball: Raiders win close one

Columbia’s Sam Goode steals second base as Black River’s Hannah Messenger is unable to come up with the softball in the sixth inning. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY AARON JOSEFCZYK)

SULLIVAN TWP. — Pitchers Christine Lyzen of Columbia and Black River’s Dagmar Smith are summertime travel-ball teammates and friends of longstanding. But put them in opposite dugouts during the high school season and all that buddy-buddy stuff goes on the back burner. They faced each other Tuesday in a Patriot Athletic Conference crossover game and Read More…

Track and field: Hornets put it in cruise control

Stuart Arbuckle

GRANGER TWP. — The Highland boys track team won 10 of the 12 events on the track Tuesday in cruising to a 95-42 Suburban League win over Cloverleaf. Josh Poling and Stuart Arbuckle each won a pair of events to lead the Hornets. Poling placed first in both hurdle events, winning the 110s in 16.4 Read More…

April 24 police log for Medina

Medina police Tuesday, April 16 6:11 p.m. — 500 block W. Friendship St., Holly G. Bobrowski, 47, 538 W. Friendship St., No. 1, Medina, charged with menacing. Wednesday, April 17 9:46 p.m. — 600 block Reagan Pkwy., bicycle reported stolen. Thursday, April 18 4:26 p.m. — 200 block W. Homestead St., theft of push lawn Read More…

PHOTO: Kindness from Cruella

Medina’s Hobby Horse Preschool took on the look of a Disney movie set Tuesday when parent Mary Martin showed up in a limousine, dressed as Cruella De Vil, the villain in the film “101 Dalmatians.” Martin, of Medina, who had three boys at the school, entertains children and parents attending the school’s art show.   TOP: Pictured with her are  3-year-old Samantha Wagner and 5-year-old Vinny Hominsky. Vinny’s mother, Katy Hominsky, works at BVIP Limousine, of Medina, which provided the Chrysler 300 limo. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAVID KNOX)