October 21, 2014

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Golf: Blue Devils place seventh at elite event

HUDSON — Jared Toom shot a 3-over-par 75 Thursday at Hudson Country Club as the Brunswick boys golf team tied for seventh at the prestigious Hudson Explorer Classic. St. Edward won the 22-team event with a 302, with medalist Joey Krecic leading the way with a 72. Dublin Jerome was four shots behind and Walsh Read More…

Jailed man misses court appearance

James Kilmire

MEDINA — A 37-year-old Akron man awaiting trial in the Summit County Jail on almost 20 charges of breaking and entering couldn’t enter a plea in Medina County on Thursday because he wasn’t there. James Kilmire is being held in Summit County on 10 percent of a $25,000 bond. He faces 18 breaking and entering Read More…

Browns: Chris Owens’ bid hits snag

Cleveland linebacker Barkevious Mingo rushes against St. Louis guard Shelley Smith in the second quarter. Mingo didn’t start, but saw plenty of action. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — Chris Owens’ bid to win the starting cornerback spot opposite Joe Haden hit a bump in the road. Owens was slated to start Thursday night vs. the Rams in the preseason opener but was a surprise scratch with a foot injury. He took the first-team repetitions in practice Wednesday and appeared fine. He Read More…

Advocates renew initiative against drunken driving

Julie Leggett, executive director of the MADD Northeast Ohio affiliate, holds up a photo of Kent State University student Elizabeth Faulkner, who was killed by a drunken driver in 2006. Leggett spoke with local law enforcement officers at Thursday’s kickoff for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LOREN GENSON)

An advocate for families who lost loved ones in drunken driving accidents doesn’t spend much time in Medina County. That’s because there are fewer serious accidents involving drugs and alcohol here than in surrounding areas. Julie Leggett, executive director of Mother’s Against Drunk Driving’s Northeast Ohio affiliate, spoke to members of law enforcement agencies throughout Read More…

College signing: Macey Juguilon finds nice fit at OU

Macey Juguilon

BRUNSWICK — In just two shorts seasons, Macey Juguilon has established herself as one of the top attacking center midfielders in the area. That’s something that quickly caught the eye of Ohio University. The Brunswick junior made her verbal commitment to the Mid-American Conference school this month and became one of the first players recruited Read More…

‘Boy’ could return home to Wadsworth

Wadsworth officials hope their counterparts in Sandusky will loan them one of that city’s “Boy with the Boot” statues so it can make a mold and produce a statue in time for Wadsworth’s bicentennial  next year. (COURTESY PHOTO)

WADSWORTH — City officials hope to have a piece of Wadsworth history back in time for next year’s bicentennial celebration, but they need the help of another Ohio city. Mayor Robin Laubaugh said Wadsworth’s Bicentennial Committee is trying to return a historic and beloved statue, known as the “Boy with the Boot,” to downtown. The Read More…

Tribe Thursday: Tigers defeat Indians 10-3, take control of Central

CLEVELAND — There was no fairy tale finish for the Indians on Thursday night at Progressive Field — just the final chapter of a nightmarish story. Central Division-leading Detroit put the finishing touches on a four-game sweep, throttling Cleveland 10-3 behind another offensive onslaught and a stifling outing from Cy Young frontrunner Max Scherzer. The Read More…

Community development director leaves Medina

MEDINA — Greg Hannan, community development director for seven years, said goodbye to Medina last Friday. Hannan has accepted a job as city planning director for Hudson, where he lives. “He did a great job for us. We’re very pleased with his work and he was a great part of the management team here,” Mayor Read More…

Browns preseason: Chud gets 27-19 win in debut against Rams

Cleveland’s Travis Benjamin returns a punt 91 yards for a touchdown against the Rams in the second quarter. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — Sorry, Chud, they won’t all go this smoothly. In his unofficial debut as a head coach Thursday night, Rob Chudzinski saw quarterback Brandon Weeden silence his many doubters, pint-sized running back Dion Lewis prove he’s more than a training camp sensation and Travis Benjamin make life without Joshua Cribbs more palatable. Oh, yeah, Read More…

Wadsworth police log for Aug. 9

Wadsworth police Saturday, Aug. 3 2:05 a.m. — Jenny A. Al-Jammal, 46, 314 E. Bergey St., Wadsworth, arrested on failure-to-appear warrant during domestic dispute. 5:37 p.m. — High and Prospect streets, juvenile found in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Sunday, Aug. 4 11:35 a.m. — 200 block High St., Tina Burmeister, 33, Uniontown, charged Read More…