September 3, 2014

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Browns 24, Lions 6: Another good showing marred by serious injuries

CLEVELAND – Quarterback Brandon Weeden kept rolling, running back Trent Richardson got his first taste of the preseason, tight end Jordan Cameron flashed his vast potential and coach Rob Chudzinski improved to 2-0 in meaningless games. But a series o… Read More…

Browns Notes: Bernie Kosar unapologetic for comments made during preseason opener

CLEVELAND – Bernie Kosar gave his legion of loyal fans another reason to love him Thursday night. He gave his critics another reason to bash him. After a week of taking shots from Rams coach Jeff Fisher and the national media, and being reprimanded b… Read More…

Roundup: Tom Brady suffers sprained knee

Tom Brady walked off the field under his own power. Several teammates didn’t think he was hurt badly when he grabbed his left knee after being knocked down. A scare went through at the team’s joint practice with the Buccaneers on Wednesday. A person with knowledge of the injury said an MRI was negative and Read More…

Lancaster prison to raise trout for zoo animals

COLUMBUS — A prison program funded partly by recycling waste produced at Ohio State football games is helping pay for inmates to raise trout to feed penguins, polar bears and otters at the Columbus Zoo. The rainbow trout farm that opened Wednesday at the Southeastern Correctional Complex in Lancaster will provide about 300 pounds of Read More…

Football: Kent State draws ‘comic strip’ campaign

KENT — Dri Archer has cartoonish speed. The Road Runner might not be able to outrun Kent State’s do-it-all running back. So perhaps it’s fitting that the school has kicked off a unique Heisman Trophy campaign to promote the lightning-fast Archer that includes a comic strip depicting him as a college football superhero. “The Archer” Read More…

Highland High School to host Israeli folk band

Israeli folk band Baladino to perform Oct. 12 at Highland High School. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Baladino, an Israeli world music ensemble, will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Highland High School auditorium thanks to a local music cultural outreach program. The five-member band performs music of the Mediterranean region, music that was carried to Israel by people from Spain, Eastern Europe, Turkey and Arabic countries. Band members are Read More…

Cable firm doesn’t WOW Brunswick neighborhood

A yard on Skyview Drive in Brunswick is dug up Wednesday to replace telephone lines damaged by WOW! Cable. City officials say the company has been digging on private property to install cable lines without a legal easement. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY DAN POMPILI)

Competition among cable companies was supposed to be a welcome change, but residents in one Brunswick neighborhood say WOW! Cable isn’t making any friends. Homeowners along Skyview Drive say the company has been digging up yards since Aug. 1 to install cable lines without permission or legal property easement. Chief Building Official Dan Gladish said Read More…

Boys cross country: Medina has several holes to fill

Jeff Batey

Over the last decade, Medina’s boys cross country team has made a habit of making annual trips to the state meet in November. After earning the final state bid from the Tiffin Division I Regional last fall, the Bees extended their streak to nine and are poised to keep the good times going. It won’t Read More…

Highland nonprofit has new leadership

GRANGER TWP. — The Highland Foundation, a nonprofit that supports educational programs in Highland Schools, has appointed a new chairman and added four trustees to the board. Trustees approved the nomination of Eric Stasiowski as chairman of the board. Stasiowski, a three-year trustee, will oversee the foundation’s efforts to offer educational enrichment grants, scholarships and Read More…

Girls cross country: Blue Devils stacked with talent

Vanessa Pasadyn

With only one runner gone from a team that went to state last fall, fans of Brunswick’s girls cross country team have every reason to be excited. But after leading the Blue Devils to the Division I state championship in 2011, coach Kerry Hunter isn’t ready to predict what’s going to happen. “On paper, they Read More…