Archive for April, 2013
PARK RIDGE, Ill. — No more “Legends.” And no more “Leaders.”
The Big Ten is giving them the boot and following a more conventional route for its division names.
The conference is going with “East” and “West” instead and switching to a nine-game scheduling format after presidents and chancellors approved the moves Sunday.
The new division alignments will …Read More
No. 6 – LSU pass rusher Barkevious Mingo
No. 68 – San Diego State cornerback Leon McFadden
No. 175 – Notre Dame safety Jamoris Slaughter
No. 217 – East Central (Okla.) pass rusher Armonty Bryant
No. 227 – Chadron State (Neb.) offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey
BEREA — The third day of the NFL Draft was a bizarre …Read More
BEREA – The Browns ended the first draft under CEO Joe Banner and general manager Michael Lombardi by taking offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey from Chadron State with pick No. 227.
The Browns ended the draft with two seventh-round selections from Division II colleges. Outside linebacker Armonty Bryant was picked at No. 217.
Gilkey (6-foot-6, 318 pounds) played …Read More
BEREA – The Browns took little-known Armonty Bryant in the seventh round, the No. 217 overall pick.
Bryant (6-4, 263 pounds) projects as an outside linebacker. He finished his career at East Central University in Oklahoma, a Division II school.
He was arrested on a felony charge of marijuana distribution in a school zone. He got a …Read More
BEREA – The Browns have yet to make a selection on the third day of the NFL Draft.
Instead, they traded their fourth- and fifth-round picks for third- and fourth-round choices in 2014.
Cleveland sent pick No. 111 to Pittsburgh, then No. 139 to Indianapolis.
The Browns’ next selection is scheduled for No. 175. They’ve taken only two …Read More
BEREA – The Browns traded out of the fourth round, and they sent the pick to the rival Pittsburgh Steelers.
With the Browns on the clock at No. 111 – the 14th pick of the fourth round – they sent the selection to the Steelers in exchange for a third-round pick in 2014.
The Browns’ next scheduled …Read More
George Pretnick, 87, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, in Medina. He was born May 5, 1925, in Buffington, Pennsylvania, to the late Steve and Ann Pretnick.
George retired from the Ford Motor Company, where he was a Tinsmith. He served his country in the U.S. Navy.
George was the loving father of George J. (Melody) Pretnick; …Read More
Paul N. Pendleton, 74, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013. He was born in Beckley, West Virginia, he moved to Ocala from Grafton, 18 years ago.
He retired from Ford Motor Company after 37 years.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Hazel Pendleton, and Nanny Ann Pendleton; and sisters, Ruth, Fannie, Pauline and Beulah.
He …Read More
Mary Louise Doutrich, 80, of Wadsworth, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013, following a courageous three year battle with ALS. She was born June 6, 1932 in Mogadore, Ohio, to the late George and Grace Scheck.
She was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ (UCC), VFW Women’s Auxiliary, a life member of the American …Read More
Business and the development community celebrated a milestone in local infrastructure Friday morning: The completion of the Medina County Fiber Network.
“The monopoly is dead. Long live the fiber loop,” said Jim Gerspacher, secretary of the Medina County Port Authority at a breakfast celebrating the completion of the $14.4 million project.
The Port Authority owns the 151-mile, …Read More