Archive for July 17th, 2013
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The truck-stop company owned by Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has agreed to pay back the trucking companies that were cheated out of fuel rebates, according to a settlement given preliminary approval Tuesday.
Under the agreement approved by a federal judge in Arkansas, Pilot Flying J would pay the companies what they are …Read More
NEW YORK — Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect eighth inning in his final All-Star appearance, Jose Bautista, J.J. Hardy and Cleveland’s Jason Kipnis drove in runs to back a night of pulsating pitching, and the American League beat the National League 3-0 Tuesday night to stop a three-year losing streak.
Ten pitchers combined a three-hitter and …Read More
MEDINA — Over the past seven summers, the top high school, college and professional players from around the area have gathered at Ray Mellert Park.
This summer is no different as the park will host the eighth annual Hoop-N-Que on the Mantrell Price Basketball Court on Aug. 3 and 4, highlighted by a full-court 4-on-4 adult …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers completed preliminary round play at the Las Vegas Summer League with a 2-1 record, earning them a spot in the top half of the 22-team field.
The action resumes today at the Thomas and Mack Center and Cox Pavilion, where the inaugural summer league championship tournament will be held. Cleveland is guaranteed …Read More
AKRON — A Portage County judge has awarded Kent State $1.2 million because its former men’s basketball coach breached his contract.
The Ohio Attorney General’s Office said Tuesday that Portage County Common Pleas Judge John Enlow had granted KSU’s request for summary judgment against Geno Ford.
“When coaches and high-profile employees leave public universities in …Read More
Alice Ho was unable to hold on to her one-stroke lead Tuesday as the Wadsworth resident lost in a playoff at the Women’s Ohio State Golf Association’s Ohio Junior Girls Championship at Marion Country Club.
The 16-year-old fired a final-round 9-over-par 81 to finish in a three-way tie with Columbus’ Felicia Davenport and Louisville’s Mackenzie DiPietro. …Read More
Country rock star Brantley Gilbert will headline the Medina County Fair at 8 p.m. Aug. 1.
Gilbert was born outside of Athens, Ga., and credits his songwriting style to his upbringing.
If your nonprofit organization is in need of volunteers, the Medina County Adult Probation Department might have what you’re looking for.
Chief Probation Officer Veronica Perry said the Probation Department is looking for places probationers can serve their community service hours — and all nonprofit groups are eligible.
Perry said most of the department’s probationers have been …Read More
MEDINA — Karla Robinson, president of the Medina school board, will become executive director of Project: LEARN of Medina County, a nonprofit literacy organization.
Robinson, who will replace Linda Smalley, will take over the post Aug. 1.
“Karla has demonstrated her commitment to education and to Medina County,” said Chris Jakab, chairman of Project: LEARN’s board of directors. …Read More