Archive for September, 2013
CLEVELAND — In the midst of a celebratory clubhouse Sunday at Target Field, deposed closer Chris Perez broke his media silence. It seemed like a fitting occasion.
“You can’t put it into words, especially after what happened last year,” Perez said of the Indians clinching their first postseason berth since 2007. “I think you have to …Read More
Jon Huff | The Gazette
PENINSULA — Despite the recent trend of minimalist running, Cloverleaf’s Ashley Murray had no plans of running her race barefoot.
That changed early at the Woodridge Invitational when another runner stepped on her shoe.
“This is probably the worst race you could lose your shoe on — half this place is gravel,” Murray …Read More
HINCKLEY TWP. — A Halloween benefit is planned for Oct. 12 in Hinckley for Michelle Knight, one of three Cleveland women held captive for more than a decade by Ariel Castro.
Castro, a former school bus driver, was sentenced to life in prison plus 1,000 years on Aug. 1 for kidnapping and sexually assaulting Amanda Berry, …Read More
Ho Hoffman | The Gazette
YORK TWP. — The Buckeye and Black River girls soccer teams’ Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division match followed the form sheet to perfection, as the Bucks took the Saturday morning battle 8-0.
With Buckeye (11-1-1, 7-0-1) entering the game undefeated in PAC play and the Pirates (0-10, 0-7) looking for their first …Read More
DUBLIN — On paper, it’s easy to say this is Dublin Coffman’s year.
With five seniors committed to Division I schools, including arguably the top player in the state in Ohio State recruit Sammy Edwards, the state-ranked Shamrocks are a heavy favorite to make a deep postseason run.
The impressive resume didn’t seem to faze Medina Saturday …Read More
WESTFIELD TWP. — Traffic crashes are down in Medina County and law enforcement officers from 11 police departments gathered to honor the top enforcement officers at the Medina Safe Communities annual breakfast.
“We have really great, outstanding outcomes to report this year,” Jerry Klue, who administers the countywide Safe Communities program, said at the event Friday.
Klue …Read More
CLEVELAND — Browns rookie linebacker Barkevious Mingo didn’t disappoint in his first NFL start.
Mingo collected one sack, one quarterback hit, two tackles for losses and four total tackles Sunday as Cleveland beat the Cincinnati Bengals 17-6 at FirstEnergy Stadium.
The …Read More
Karen Kase | The Gazette
GRANGER TWP. — Austin Seaman kept his team in the match for nearly 79 minutes Saturday. Highland’s senior goalkeeper made some remarkable saves on senior day, but Buckeye spoiled …Read More
Inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson is the undisputed leader of the Browns. When he speaks, the entire team listens — even if the message is delivered loudly and stings more than a little bit.
“No matter what, D’Qwell wasn’t going to let things fall apart after we started 0-2,” cornerback Joe Haden recalled. “I don’t know if …Read More
CLEVELAND — The ball was barely out of Brian Hoyer’s hand when he started running. In the opposite direction.
Hoyer knew he had finished a game-sealing, job-keeping, 91-yard touchdown drive before the 1-yard pass landed in fullback Chris Ogbonnaya’s hands — and he was ready to celebrate. He sprinted away from the Dawg Pound down the …Read More