Archive for May 9th, 2013
CLEVELAND — The Sugar Land Skeeters are lamenting their loss, while the Indians are celebrating their gain.
Left-hander Scott Kazmir, a two-time All-Star who spent last season pitching for Sugar Land (Texas) in an independent league, is winning games again in the majors. And the Indians are the beneficiary after signing the comeback …Read More
CLEVELAND — Major League Baseball acknowledged that umpire Angel Hernandez made a mistake, but it will not change the crew chief’s disputed call in the Indians’ 4-3 victory over the A’s at Progressive Field on Wednesday night.
Television replays clearly showed a potential game-tying drive from Adam Rosales in the ninth inning off closer Chris Perez …Read More
MEDINA — Dare to dream.
The odds were severely stacked against Medina’s baseball team. The Bees were down to their last out against Mentor, with their fate solely in their hands after learning Brunswick had defeated Strongsville.
As coach …Read More
STRONGSVILLE — The Brunswick baseball team entered Wednesday knowing it needed to defeat Strongsville on the road — and cheer heavily for Medina to beat Mentor — to win a share of the Northeast Ohio Conference River Division title.
It was by no means an easy task, but Ohio State recruit Kyle Michalik pitched his …Read More
YORK TWP. — The four seniors on the Buckeye softball team made out the lineup card Wednesday afternoon, and two juniors and a sophomore made them look like geniuses.
Twelfth-graders Julia Sekerak, Hannah Hartley, Nikki Jackson and Kayla Kish were honored prior to a Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division game against Brookside, but juniors Chrissy Nichols …Read More
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Story by David Knox and Kiera Manion-Fischer
Highland Schools has one of the top 1,000 public high schools in the nation, according the 2013 ranking by Newsweek magazine.
Highland High, in Granger Township, is the only school in Medina County and one of only 77 schools in …Read More
MONTVILLE TWP. — State Route 162 was closed for several hours Wednesday for cleanup of a natural gas leak in front of a home.
Montville police Sgt. Chris LaFond said a resident at 4595 Sharon Copley Road (state Route 162) was riding his lawn mower at about 11:30 a.m. when he struck a gas well connection …Read More
Cloverleaf Schools has filed two issues for the August special election ballot — one is another try at new operating funds and the other is a renewal of an existing levy.
Cloverleaf Treasurer Jim Hudson said the additional levy would generate the same revenue as the levy that failed in Tuesday’s primary, even though the millage …Read More
LIVERPOOL TWP. — One of four Olmsted Falls High students injured in a crash Monday night is off the critical list.
Chase Dupratt, 18, was upgraded to serious condition at Cleveland’s MetroHealth Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon.
The other three students — Alexander Stipek, 17; Danny Cuellar, 17; and Ryan Hoffer, 16 — remain in critical condition, …Read More