October 23, 2014

Medina
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Volleyball: Comets roll past Grizzlies, Devils

WADSWORTH — The Amherst Steele volleyball team delivered a wake-up call to Wadsworth and Brunswick on Saturday morning. The Comets swept the Grizzlies 25-13, 25-22 and Blue Devils 25-23, 25-19 to claim top honors at the annual Wadsworth Triangular. The host Grizzlies beat Brunswick 25-11, 25-14 in the other match to earn second place. “Amherst Read More…

Cross country: Blue Devils take seventh at loaded event

Paul Heyse | The Gazette TIFFIN — The Brunswick girls cross country team got a pretty good snapshot on Saturday of what to expect for regionals, as the seventh-ranked Blue Devils finished sixth out of 34 teams in the Division I-A field at the 45th annual Tiffin Distance Carnival. No. 2 Centerville (67) defended its Read More…

Commentary: Weeden struggles, but shows his toughness

Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden can be criticized for the three interceptions he threw Sunday afternoon. He also could be knocked for flinging 24 incomplete passes and coughing up one fumble in Cleveland’s 23-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Weeden’s toughness, however, is beyond reproach after he withstood four full quarters of punishment at FirstEnergy Stadium. Read More…

Money sought to light up Public Square

MEDINA — Main Street Medina is seeking donations and sponsorships to again light up Public Square with fireworks and lights for the winter holiday season. “The holiday events and activities we were able to coordinate last year were incredible,” said Matt Wiederhold, executive director of the nonprofit. “We have one of the most beautiful historic Read More…

Browns: Trent Richardson has positive outlook

Trent Richardson

CLEVELAND — Running back Trent Richardson wasn’t doing cartwheels Sunday following the Browns’ 23-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins, but he also wasn’t outwardly angry. After suffering through a 5-11 rookie season, Richardson said he was pleased with the improved attitude and effort that Cleveland showed in its season opener. “It actually didn’t (feel the Read More…

Tribe: Jason Giambi reaches 2,000-hit milestone

CLEVELAND — It wasn’t a complete wash for the Indians in their series finale with the Mets on Sunday at Progressive Field. Cleveland dropped a 2-1 decision that deprived the Indians of completing a three-game interleague sweep, but beloved veteran slugger Jason Giambi was able to reach a career milestone with his 2,000th hit. Giambi, Read More…

I-76 ramps to be closed this month

WADSWORTH — Motorists trying to get on Interstate 76 westbound will face detours this month. The entrance ramps to I-76 from state Routes 261 and state Route 94 will be closed for five days each. The state Route 261 westbound ramp is closed, starting today. The westbound ramp from state Route 94 is scheduled to Read More…

Boys soccer: Sluggish Medina, Brunswick game ends in tie

Medina’s Jacob Schaefer tries to deflect the ball against Brunswick’s Jesse Marianut. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY BRIAN SMITH)

MEDINA — The Brunswick and Medina boys soccer teams played Saturday night with various players out due to injury. Both squads also have backlines that have allowed just a handful of goals this season. Naturally, the Blue Devils and Bees failed to find the back of the net despite quality chances in a 0-0 draw Read More…

Medina County park events for September

The following is a list of Medina County Park District programs and activities for September. All events are free unless otherwise noted. Register at www.medinacountyparks.com. For more information, call (330) 722-9364. Tuesday • Creative Concoctions for Preschoolers, Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Young children are invited to create mysterious mixtures and make Read More…

Girls soccer: Brunswick’s Calhoun, defense spearhead big upset

Erin Calhoun

MEDINA — Brunswick goalkeeper Erin Calhoun stands about 5-foot-3, but the junior played much bigger than that Saturday night. Facing a barrage of shots from Medina, Calhoun and the Blue Devils made an early goal stand up with a strong defensive performance en route to beating the state-ranked Bees 1-0 at Medina Memorial Stadium. The Read More…