April 23, 2014

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Inspired Blue Devils are playing with a purpose

Richard Doyle The Gazette MACEDONIA — What was touted Friday as a matchup of solid pitching quickly became a slugfest. In the end, the fifth-seeded Highland baseball team needed one extra inning to take down Suburban League champion and No. 4 seed Nordonia 12-4 in a Hudson Division I Sectional final. The Hornets (21-8) advance Read More…

Hornets never say die

Richard Doyle The Gazette MACEDONIA — What was touted Friday as a matchup of solid pitching quickly became a slugfest. In the end, the fifth-seeded Highland baseball team needed one extra inning to take down Suburban League champion and No. 4 seed Nordonia 12-4 in a Hudson Division I Sectional final. The Hornets (21-8) advance Read More…

Tragedy won’t keep Bugner on sidelines

  Dan Brown The Gazette Montville Township resident Beth Bugner can recall the emotions of competing in one of the pinnacle events for any avid runner, the Boston Marathon. Taking in all of the sights and sounds alongside dedicated athletes was a dream come true. Then tragedy struck. “It was just all of the excitement Read More…

Kipnis hits walk-off homer

  Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — The fans finally came out to Progressive Field on Friday night. And the Indians didn’t disappoint. With 34,282 fans in attendance, Cleveland sent its second-largest crowd of the season home happy, opening a four-game series against Seattle with a dramatic 6-3 victory. Second baseman Jason Kipnis touched off Read More…

Second rabid bat discovered in county

For the second time this year, a rabid bat was discovered in a Medina County home. The latest incident happened in Brunswick, where a bat was found in a home on Alda Parkway, on the city’s northeast side, according to the Medina County Health Department. The bat was sent to the Ohio Department of Health Read More…

Jerome “Jerry” A. Borso

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Jerome “Jerry” A. Borso, 78, of Medina, passed away peacefully, with his wife at his side, Sunday, May 12, 2013. He was born January 1, 1935 in Cleveland, to the late John and Raphaela Borso. Jerry had resided in Cuyahoga County for many years prior to moving to York Township, six years ago. He served Read More…

Dobrinka Cristallo-Carleton

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Dobrinka Cristallo-Carleton, 87, of Medina, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at the Hospice of Medina County, surrounded by her family. She was born in Yugoslavia to George and Diana (nee Ilych) Gasic on February 19, 1926. Dobrinka was an artist who was fluent in five languages. She loved to cook, dance and enjoyed life Read More…

Florence J. Honeycutt

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Florence J. Honeycutt (nee Pawlus), passed away at home surrounded by her family. She was born to Daniel and Mary (nee Wiesniski) Pawlus on September 18, 1924. She loved camping, bingo and game shows. She most enjoyed being a homemaker and spending time with her family and grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her Read More…

Baseball: Devils on a roll, beat Colts 10-0

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BRUNSWICK — Depending on the perspective, the Cloverleaf baseball team’s lack of fielding or Brunswick’s clutch hitting determined the outcome of their Hudson Division I Sectional semifinal Thursday. No matter which way it’s dissected, the sixth-seeded Blue Devils took down the Colts 10-0 in six innings. Brunswick (18-8), which is 4-0 wearing special neon green Read More…

Baseball: Hornets win one their way

Anthony Ondrejcak

Matthew Doyle GRANGER TWP. — Highland’s baseball team has mastered the ability to play small-ball. The Hornets often win games by working the pitcher and pestering him on the basepaths, and it was no different Thursday in a 4-2 win over tenth-seeded Cuyahoga Falls in a Hudson Division I Sectional semifinal. Fifth-seeded Highland (20-8), which Read More…