Archive for June 13th, 2013
Sarah Berger — Wadsworth mid-distance
Highlights: Gazette MVP. … Only county athlete to place in three events at state. … Finished seventh in 1,600 meters in personal-record 5:04.80, anchored 4×8 to fourth place finish and guided 4×4 to seventh place. … Also won Suburban League crown in all three events.
Wadsworth coach John Burton …Read More
Sarah Berger has never really considered herself a track athlete. The Wadsworth standout has always been a soccer player who also runs track.
After this season, those thoughts might change for the junior.
Berger advanced past districts for the first time in her career and …Read More
SAN ANTONIO — A day later, LeBron James didn’t back down.
When the Miami Heat were embarrassed by 36 points in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, James took all the blame and even lauded his teammates for playing great. Shortly after that 113-77 debacle of a Spurs’ victory ended Tuesday night, James insisted that …Read More
ARLINGTON, Texas — Jason Kipnis had a home run among his three hits and the Indians got a series-clinching 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
A night after ending an eight-game losing streak, and a span of 12 losses in a row away from home, the Indians made it consecutive victories to …Read More
Kiera Manion-Fischer and David Knox
Ohio Gov. John Kasich made an unpublicized stop in Medina County on Wednesday to share lunch with several dozen local Republican Party leaders, elected officials and business leaders.
Kevin Dunn, county party chairman, said the meeting was at Santosuossos restaurant, on state Route 18, just west of the Interstate 71 interchange …Read More
Cheyenne Wurm | BEAT Reporter
Brunswick High School art students had the opportunity to create on an unusual canvas — a bench.
The school received two benches from a Veterans Affairs hospital branch that recently closed.
MEDINA — The gazebo on Public Square may get some company.
On Wednesday, City Council’s Public Properties Committee discussed installing an ornamental fountain on the square.
MEDINA — The trial of a West Virginia man accused of fatally injuring a Lodi motorcyclist last year has been postponed until next month.
Andrew J. Lester, 20, of Crab Orchard, is accused of fleeing from police with his teenage girlfriend after hitting motorcyclist Michael Newman, 36, with a stolen Ford pickup in August.
Newman …Read More
MEDINA — Three Medina County Juvenile Detention Center staff members recently received awards from a statewide organization.
Chaplain Susan Jarvis, Sgt. Greg Hutzel and Cpl. Shatice Dancy were honored by the Ohio Juvenile Detention Services Association.
“They’re all very deserving,” detention center Superintendent Ron Stollar said.
• Jarvis, who runs twice weekly non-denominational religious services for the …Read More
The Medina Community Recreation Center will kick off the city’s Independence Day celebration with the ninth annual Fireworks Festival on July 3.
Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with live entertainment by Stage 1 Teen Music Campus.
Bands expected to perform include Day Method, Nine Point High, Love Like Violence, Minds Without Purpose, Variety Theater and …Read More