July 22, 2014

Medina
Sunny
82°F

Justin Masterson’s dominance ensures Indians come away with split against Yankees

CLEVELAND — One brilliant pitching performance did not deserve another for the Indians on Monday at Progressive Field. A sparkling outing from ace Justin Masterson led Cleveland to a 1-0 victory in the opening game of a doubleheader against the Yankees. The celebration was short-lived, however, as pitching presented a problem in a 7-0 loss Read More…

Soccer has been constant in life of hall of fame inductee

Former Cleveland Crunch and Brunswick boys soccer coach Bruce Miller is a 2013 Medina County Hall of Fame inductee. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

Soccer has been good to Bruce Miller. From getting a chance to play for the Canadian National Team to playing and coaching at the professional level, the Brunswick resident has experienced more than most can dream about. The lifetime of stories makes all the bumps and bruises worth it. “I had a good run, but Read More…

Wrestling: Wadsworth’s Noah Baughman shows promise

ELYRIA — While Wadsworth freshman Noah Baughman was the lone Medina County wrestler to lock up a spot on the Ohio team that will travel to the national tournament in July, most of the area’s competitors at the Greco Roman and freestyle state tournaments found success this weekend. “I’m very excited at the thought of Read More…

Track and field: Cloverleaf’s Murray breaks two meet records

Kaylee Gutschow

NEW LONDON — Three meet records out of four event wins proved to be the perfect combination for Cloverleaf’s girls track team Saturday as it clinched the team title at the Bob Knoll Invitational. Led by a pair of record-setting victories from Ashley Murray, the Colts compiled 117 points to beat out Keystone (112). Black Read More…

Wadsworth woman pushed from vehicle during carjacking

Suzi Snyder

WADSWORTH — A 41-year-old Wadsworth woman was injured during a Mother’s Day carjacking at a service station. Suzi Snyder fought back against the man who stole her blue 1998 Toyota Corolla, which was captured by a security camera at the Marathon service station, 143 Broad St. The video shows Snyder replacing the gasoline nozzle at Read More…

Boys tennis: Bees third in Valley Division Tournament

Ian Kurela

Three was the lucky number for Medina’s boys tennis team at the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Tournament. The Bees finished third in the team competition and earned individual third-place showings in all five championship brackets on Saturday. Solon (57 points) and Hudson (48) claimed the top two spots, while Medina (28), Shaker Heights (19), Read More…

Mothers in nature: Cold weather sets record for annual hike

About 20 hikers examine wildflowers Sunday in Allardale Park during a Mother's Day hike. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

With bone-chilling temperatures in the 40s, Sunday’s annual Mother’s Day wildflower hike at Allardale Park in Granger Township was one for the record books. “It’s a record temperature for a Mother’s Day hike,” said Dan Bertsch, chief naturalist for the Medina County Park District. Bertsch has been leading the hike for a dozen years. About Read More…

Lincoln Highway to celebrate centennial birthday

The Canton Repository CANTON — Rosemary Rubin talks romantically about the Lincoln Highway — the country’s first transcontinental road. The nostalgia. The memories. The original brick remnants. The way the road can work as a time machine into the past. That’s why Rubin and her husband, Bob Lichty, have headed the planning of the 2013 Lincoln Read More…

NASA contest proposal: Build us a better drone

DAYTON — An Ohio nonprofit organization will manage a contest for NASA that’s aimed at helping drones fly safely in civilian airspace. NASA said Friday that it selected the nonprofit Development Projects Inc. in Dayton to run the competition involving unmanned aerial vehicles — better known as drones. The contest is expected to draw at Read More…

Horse racing industry rebounding

Race horse breeding is on the upswing after years of decline as gambling rules are allowing tracks to add slots-like gambling that will pump millions into the Ohio’s horse industry. Some tracks are renovating to add the video terminal games while others are building new entirely tracks. It all means more money for horse racing. Read More…