Archive for May 7th, 2013
CLEVELAND — The Indians have already shown they are more than capable of hitting their way to a victory.
Now they’re proving they can pitch their way to one, too.
With another sparkling performance from the rotation Tuesday night, Cleveland, which entered the game tied for the major league-lead in home runs, edged by Oakland 1-0.
Over the …Read More
* denotes incumbents
One to be nominated and move on to the November general election unless otherwise noted.
100 percent of precincts and absentee ballots counted.
Winners in boldface
Catherine C. Fix* 545
Robert M. Plank* 546
PRESIDENT OF COUNCIL
Thomas E. Palecek* 551
Republican (Three to be nominated)
Joseph A. Rodgers 341
Bob L. Thurber 468
Robert D. Titus 289
David L. Williams 531
Ralph …Read More
CLEVELAND — “Chicks dig the long ball” is a popular baseball phrase, but Indians manager Terry Francona is more concerned with winning games any way possible.
“I think (people) are getting more carried away with the homers than we are,” said Francona, whose team entered Tuesday tied with Atlanta for the major league-lead with 44 home …Read More
LIVERPOOL TWP. — Four Olmsted Falls High School students were critically injured in a three-vehicle crash on Grafton Road on Monday night.
A fifth student and two adults sustained less serious injuries.
The crash happened about 9:15 p.m. when an eastbound 2007 Hyundai Elantra carrying the students attempted to pass a 1956 Chevrolet across a double yellow …Read More
SULLIVAN TWP. — Monday wasn’t a perfect day, but it was a day Black River softball pitcher Dagmar Smith will never forget.
The four-year starter broke the Medina County record for career strikeouts by fanning eight in a 3-1 Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division loss to Wellington.
The 5-foot-8, 116-pound Smith, already a three-time All-Gazette …Read More
HENRIETTA TWP. — The senior everybody in the Firelands baseball program calls “Bird” hit a blooper that had wings.
As a result, the Falcons’ dream of flying a Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division championship banner is still alive.
BRUNSWICK — Brian Lees knows a good deal when he sees one.
The University of Akron extended an offer the Brunswick senior catcher couldn’t refuse — a scholarship that covers $20,000-per-year tuition — and Lees made it official Monday by signing a national letter of intent.
“It’s a great deal knowing that Akron and Coach …Read More
The Wadsworth baseball team got the respect it craved.
The Grizzlies, one of Northeast Ohio’s biggest surprises, pulled off another head-turner Sunday when they were voted the No. 1 seed at the Hudson Division I District.
Wadsworth (18-3) has already defeated No. 4 Nordonia and defending district runner-up Brunswick this season, but a weak bottom half of …Read More
It was a back-and-forth battle between Tallmadge’s Kirsten Lightel and Wadsworth’s Grace Zarley, with the two matching each other pitch-for-pitch at Weatherstone Park on Monday.
The duel lasted until the sixth inning, when the Grizzlies took advantage of two costly errors that gave them the boost they needed to win the Suburban League matchup
Eli Kraus, Buckeye: Junior left-hander pitched one-hitter as Buckeye demolished Clearview 10-0 in Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division play. … Walked two and struck out six in five-inning game. … Second one-hitter of season. … Has yet to allow earned run in PAC play. … All-Gazette as sophomore. … Kent State recruit.
Megan …Read More