Archive for May 21st, 2013
CLEVELAND — If Indians fans don’t believe in their team now, they probably never will.
The majors’ best club since April 20 stayed hot at Progressive Field on Monday afternoon, overcoming a flurry of misfortune to turn back the Mariners 10-8 in 10 innings and complete a four-game sweep.
A three-run home run from Yan Gomes won …Read More
AKRON — Every baseball player knows the feeling.
There are days when solid effort driven by heart is overmatched by near-perfection. Fourth-seeded Buckeye readily acknowledged this following Monday’s 4-1 loss to top-seeded Hoban in the Akron Division II …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — There’s no overwhelming, franchise-changing grand prize like LeBron James in 2003, but the Cavaliers would still love to win the NBA draft lottery tonight.
Nothing is etched in stone, but the consensus No. 1 pick is considered to be 6-foot-11 Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel, though he is raw and won’t be ready to play …Read More
Shortstop Lauren Strebel stands out on the softball field, but what the Cloverleaf senior really likes is how the Colts have become one.
“I just love working together as a team and being able to fight and compete,” the 17-year-old said Monday. “It’s not just about one person. It’s about everyone. I love that family atmosphere …Read More
AKRON — New Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner knew he was moving to a football-crazy area. However, he didn’t fully grasp how over-the-top rabid that Northeast Ohio was about its NFL team until the past few weeks.
“There have been more stories written about (St. Ignatius High graduate) Brian Hoyer becoming a Brown than any player …Read More
CLEVELAND — In what came as little surprise Monday, Indians ace Justin Masterson was named American League Player of the Week (for the week ending Sunday).
Masterson (7-2, 2.83 ERA) won two starts over the week, tossing 16 scoreless innings, while striking out 20 batters.
MEDINA — Don’t allow the 14-5 score be deceiving because Medina had a battle on its hand Monday in the Ohio Schoolgirl Lacrosse Association Division I regional semifinals against North Canton Hoover.
The Bees (13-0-2) advance to host Mentor or Olentangy Liberty on Thursday with a trip to the state semifinals on the line, while …Read More
Tom Metheney, Buckeye: Senior first baseman hit walk-off home run to give Bucks thrilling 8-7 win over St. Vincent-St. Mary in Akron Division II Sectional finals. … Homer was first lifetime. … Ball hit to left field was team’s third home run of game. … Entered game in seventh inning as defensive replacement. …Read More
Loren Genson and David Knox
All 10 Brunswick city elementary and middle schools are closed today and for the remainder of the week to prevent the spread of norovirus.
Towslee Elementary was closed Friday after an outbreak of food poisoning earlier in the week that sickened 20 to 25 students and staff members.
Symptoms include nausea, vomiting and …Read More
MEDINA — Medina City Schools have asked Ohio State Auditor Dave Yost to expand the examination of Superintendent Randy Stepp’s spending to include at least one month of his credit card bills.
The district originally asked for a special audit of Stepp’s spending from a district “carryover” fund held by the Medina County Educational Service Center.
The …Read More