November 29, 2014

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Volleyball: Courtney Dieter isn’t complaining after loss

Mike Perry | The Gazette SULLIVAN TWP. — It wasn’t exactly a win-win situation, but Black River coach Courtney Dieter wasn’t going to complain. Clearview coach David Dorinski got some of his yonger players varsity experience while Dieter saw her team win a set off the Clippers in Clearview’s 25-16, 25-23, 19-25, 25-10 Patriot Athletic Read More…

Ohio State football: Roby, Smith are returning for Buckeyes

COLUMBUS — Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby thought long and hard last winter about whether he wanted to jump into the NFL Draft or come back for his fourth season with the Buckeyes. He decided to return. Then a skirmish in an Indiana bar led to a one-game suspension. Now the All-Big Ten performer is Read More…

Browns: Billy Cundiff could stick around

BEREA — Billy Cundiff will replace Phil Dawson again. This time, he hopes it lasts longer than five games. Cundiff agreed to a one-year contract with the Browns on Tuesday after a competition with Giorgio Tavecchio. He will join the team for practice today and kick Sunday in the season opener against Miami at FirstEnergy Read More…

Medina quints travel in style with a seat to spare

Leann and Jacob Alferio out for a stroll Tuesday with their quintuplets: from left, Jade, Kensley, Brooklynn, Giovanni and Leighton. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY LOREN GENSON)

The Alferio quintuplets have a great way to get around — a stroller built for six. Anyone traveling around Medina’s west side this summer may have caught a glimpse of one of the two specialty strollers Jacob and Leann Alferio received from Foundations, a Medina-based company that provides specialized child-care products. “Everyone stops to look. Read More…

Golf: Blue Devils snap Medina’s 34-match Valley win streak

RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE Brunswick’s Tim Monroe chips on the third hole at Bunker Hill Golf Course.

MEDINA TWP. — No. 6 man Eric Bator stuck his final approach within 8 feet. As he lined up over his birdie putt, his Brunswick teammates held their breath. When the right-to-left bender found the bottom of the cup Tuesday, a celebration ensued just off the ninth green at Bunker Hill Golf Course. The Blue Read More…

Tribe Tuesday: Jimenez solid in 4-3 victory against Orioles

CLEVELAND — Ubaldo Jimenez set an early tone Tuesday night that, no matter how hard the Indians tried, they couldn’t erase. With Jimenez offering up another brief but brilliant outing, Cleveland overcame offensive inefficiencies and a hiccup from closer Chris Perez to outlast Baltimore 4-3 and even the series between wild-card contenders at a game Read More…

Medina school board wrestles with separating truth from rumor

The Medina school board is grappling with how to protect student privacy while trying to quell rumors on social media. On Tuesday, the board discussed during a work session how to respond to the community after an incident at the high school sparked discussion and rumors online. Last Wednesday, a 16-year-old Medina High School student Read More…

Janice D. Bigley

Janice D. Bigley, 77, of Medina, passed away Sunday, September 1, 2013, at Hospice of Medina County. She was born March 27, 1936, in Lodi, to Dale T. and Bernice Allen Dull and was a Lodi High School graduate. She was a lifetime resident of Medina County and had resided in Lodi for the past Read More…

Ariel Castro found dead in prison cell, confirmed suicide

Ariel Castro

COLUMBUS — The Cleveland man serving a life sentence for kidnapping three women and raping them in his home for a decade hanged himself in his prison cell, officials said Wednesday in another startling twist in the case that horrified and transfixed the city. Ariel Castro, 53, was found hanging around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at Read More…