Archive for June 5th, 2013
Luke Raley — Highland outfielder
Highlights: Division I first-team All-Ohio. … First-team All-Suburban League. … Two-time All-Gazette. … Hit .568 with 50 RBIs, 40 runs, eight home runs, seven triples, 12 doubles and school-record 26 stolen bases. … Added .650 on-base percentage and 1.095 slugging percentage. … Hit two home runs with eight …Read More
Highland center fielder Luke Raley was born Sept. 19, 1994, as the second child of Doug and Beth Raley. It is amazing he didn’t enter the world with a baseball bat in his hands.
Now a well-built 6-foot-3, 195 pounds, Raley readily …Read More
BEREA — David Nelson was back with Browns teammates and coaches Tuesday for the start of mandatory minicamp.
The lanky receiver didn’t join them in the huddle as he continues to rehab from a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last season’s opener. But he worked on the side with trainers, ran some routes, watched practice, …Read More
NEW YORK — David Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.
Teixeira hit his second homer of the season since coming off the disabled …Read More
CLEVELAND –— The Indians could be without two-time All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera for as long as a month.
Cabrera was placed on the Disabled List on Tuesday with a right quadriceps strain. He sustained the injury while running to first base in the fifth inning of a 7-4 loss to New York in the series opener …Read More
BEREA — Coach Rob Chudzinski refuted a report Tuesday by saying running back Trent Richardson is scheduled to participate when training camp opens in late-July.
“That is my expectation,” Chudzinski said.
Richardson didn’t practice on the opening day of the three-day mandatory minicamp and will miss the rest of the week. He was sidelined most of the …Read More
MEDINA — Medina County Common Pleas Judge James L. Kimbler rejected a plea deal Tuesday that called for four additional years in prison for a convicted sex offender charged with raping a teenage girl.
Patrick J. Shank, 45, of Montville Township, already is serving six years in prison after being convicted in October of sexually assaulting …Read More
A 90-year-old Westfield Township man completed his birthday quest to fly 90 passes across the U.S.-Canadian border in his Cessna 172 on Tuesday, even tallying a few extras a day after high winds got in the way of his plans.
“I’ll be back in 10 years for my 100th,” John Lawton said a few hours after …Read More
One of the defendants in the controversial Head Start child molestation case will not return to prison under a sentencing agreement with prosecutors approved Tuesday.
Nancy Smith wiped tears from her eyes as the hearing concluded in a Lorain County courtroom packed with her supporters.
Visiting Judge Virgil Sinclair agreed to sentence Smith to 12 …Read More
Tuesday, May 28
4:17 p.m. — 1100 block Lafayette Road, counterfeit $20 bill reported.
5:11 p.m. — 900 block Revere Circle, .22-caliber firearm and a gold class ring reported missing from a bedroom.
11:18 p.m. — 200 block N. Vine St., cash and boots reported stolen.
Wednesday, May 29
2:26 a.m. — 200 block N. Vine St., two vehicles …Read More