December 20, 2014

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Optimism running high at Medina

Dan Brown The Gazette Depth wins championships, and Medina girls soccer coach Doug Coreno knows first hand. A host of standouts — many of which are still playing collegiately — helped the Bees capture the 2009 Division I state championship. With 17 letterwinners, including 10 starters, returning this fall, optimism is high. The Bees are Read More…

Lewis breaks leg; Mingo bruises lung

  Scott Petrak The Gazette Top draft choice Barkevious Mingo was kept at the Cleveland Clinic for a second night Friday so doctors could observe his bruised lung. Change-of-pace running back Dion Lewis will need surgery on his broken left fibula and could miss the season. Right guard Jason Pinkston is expected to miss the Read More…

Gilkey pressed into duty

Scott Petrak The Gazette Rookie Garrett Gilkey, a seventh-round draft pick from Division II Chadron State, is the starting right guard. At least for now. Starter Shawn Lauvao is out for the start of the regular season following ankle surgery, and replacement Jason Pinkston is expected to be sidelined for the early part of the Read More…

Browns rookie Barkevious Mingo spends Friday night in hospital; Dion Lewis will have surgery on broken leg

Top draft choice Barkevious Mingo was kept at the Cleveland Clinic for a second night Friday so doctors could observe his bruised lung. Change-of-pace running back Dion Lewis will need surgery on his broken left fibula and could miss the season. Right … Read More…

‘Heartbeat’ abortion bill in Ohio makes return

Backers of an Ohio bill to effectively ban abortions after the first detectable fetal heartbeat are declaring Round 2 in what is probably an uphill fight. Several state lawmakers said Thursday they are reintroducing the so-called “heartbeat bill,” which could prohibit abortions from being performed as early as six weeks into pregnancy. It failed to Read More…

1st Baptist in Spencer to celebrate 175 years

STEVE MANHEIM / GAZETTE PHOTOS Pastor Jeff Mullet has led First Baptist Church of Spencer for six years.

Elizabeth Kuhr | The Gazette On Aug. 25, First Baptist Church of Spencer will rejoice by celebrating its 175th birthday. “It’s unique that this church has been around that long,” said Jackie Mullet, the ministry’s secretary and pastor’s wife. “We thought we’d do something special.” The seasoned church, which 140 people visit weekly for worship, Read More…

Boys soccer: Talented Bees must take care of business

The preseason is full of predictions. So-called experts give their two cents about what will be happen in the upcoming season based on the previous year and educated guessing. Medina boys soccer coach Mark Malikowski doesn’t get caught up in any of that mid-August noise. He knows about the talent he has back from a Read More…

County Republican Party names first female chair

Nancy Abbott

Medina Municipal Court Clerk Nancy Abbott is the new chairwoman of the Medina County Republican Party. Abbott was elected by a unanimous vote at Wednesday’s executive committee meeting. “Right now, I’m surprised and I’m excited about the future of our party,” Abbott said. “I have big shoes to fill, because Kevin Dunn did a wonderful Read More…

Browns: Bernie Kosar addresses his criticism of Rams

Cleveland guard Jason Pinkston is helped off the field after suffering an ankle injury in the first quarter. (AP PHOTO)

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 St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher and the national media — and being reprimanded by Browns CEO Joe Banner — Kosar addressed for Read More…

‘Twilight Stroll’ aims to educate visitors on Medina history

Visitors will have a chance to tour eight historic homes and one apartment in Medina’s South Court Street neighborhood as part of the fourth annual “Twilight Stroll” home tour, this Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. PHOTO PROVIDED

The fourth annual South Court Street “Twilight Stroll” historic home tour in Medina will feature eight restored homes, one apartment and a home that has yet to be restored. “The tours have made South Court a recognizable, distinct neighborhood,” said Dave Edmonds, president of the South Court Historic Neighborhood Association, which sponsors the yearly event. Read More…