September 15, 2014

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Baseball: Bucks make it interesting before pulling out win

Buckeye second baseman Mike Millward makes a diving catch. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY AARON JOSEFCZYK)

YORK TWP. — The combination of beating perennial Patriot Athletic Conference power Keystone on Friday, knowing its tournament opener was 24 hours away and playing all 11 seniors in the final regular-season home game nearly bit Buckeye’s baseball team in the worst way. Somehow, some way, the sleep-walking Bucks overcame every obstacle. The loosey-goosey bunch Read More…

Track: Pool workouts pay off for Medina sprinter

Josh Oswald’s rehab in the pool is paying off on the track. Oswald is one of the county’s best sprinters. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RAY REIDEL)

It wasn’t unusual to see Josh Oswald swimming at the Medina Community Recreation Center this winter. After blowing out his right hamstring during the indoor track season and having it hamper him for more than half his junior outdoor campaign, the Medina sprinter logged considerable hours in the water to help bring his sore muscle Read More…

Browns notes: GM Michael Lombardi says no to Tim Tebow; return of Joshua Cribbs still unlikely

CANTON – Tim Tebow isn’t coming to Cleveland. Joshua Cribbs likely isn’t coming back. Tebow, the polarizing quarterback, was recently cut by the Jets and is a free agent. Browns general manager Michael Lombardi was asked about him Monday during the question-and-answer period at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club event. “I think Read More…

Softball: Bucks gives Pirates a good game

Nastia Patrusheva

Matthew Doyle YORK TWP. — There aren’t many softball games where both coaches have the same opinion on how their teams played, but Buckeye’s Howie Calame and Black River’s Lauren Toth agreed on a lot of things Monday. Toth’s Pirates beat Calame’s Bucks 10-8 in nine innings in a wild Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for May 14

Collin Minor

Baseball Collin Minor, Medina: Sophomore second baseman was 3-for-3 in thrilling Northeast Ohio Conference River Division victory over Mentor. … Scored tying run in seventh inning to help Bees clinch share of division title. … Had three of team’s four hits. … Smoked RBI double in second inning. … Second varsity season. … Starting quarterback Read More…

Republic, Brunswick giving refund for week trash pickup strike

BRUNSWICK — Most city residents who pay Republic Services for trash collection will see a refund of $4.49 on their July bill. City Council members agreed to pay residents the amount to compensate them for missed pickup days resulting from last month’s strike. Republic Services agreed to reimburse the city $39,151 for the missed days. Read More…

Medina Council looking to downtown’s future

Rick Nelsen Jr. and Kiera Manion-Fischer MEDINA — City Council is considering hiring a consultant to develop a long-range plan for downtown economic development. Community Development Director Greg Hannan estimated the consultant would cost the city $40,000 during Monday’s Finance Committee meeting. Hannan said a long-range “strategic plan” is required in order for the city Read More…

Man pleads no contest to $62K theft of guitars, clothes

Stephen C. Bugg

MEDINA — An Elyria man pleaded no contest Monday to helping to steal almost $62,000 worth of guitars, music equipment and clothing from a Liverpool Township warehouse. Stephen C. Bugg, 44, was found guilty to aiding in the theft of at least 20 electric guitars — each worth between $1,700 and $7,000 — and clothing Read More…

William A. Downey

William A. Downey, 91, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013. Bill was a partner at the Hauser-Taylor Accounting firm. He was the beloved husband of Barbara and the late Nadine; loving father of Lee Downey (Maureen); step father to Larry and James Olson (Bonnie); dear grandfather of Leanne, William II and Thomas Downey and Nicole, Read More…

Tyler M. Wise

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Tyler M. Wise, 17, of Wadsworth, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2013. He was born March 25, 1996 in Barberton. Tyler was a student at E.C.O.T. and was employed at Sky Park Airport. He attended St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, and was very active at the Garage in Wadsworth, and was a former boy scout. He Read More…