October 22, 2014

Medina
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Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 10

Alice Ho

Football Jerry Klue, Medina: Senior running back scored three touchdowns in Bees’ 56-7 non-league win over Eastlake North. … Caught 46-yard TD pass from Collin Minor. … Added rushing scores of 40 and 65 yards. … Finished with 186 yards from scrimmage on eight touches. Boys soccer Logan Davis, Highland: Junior forward scored three goals Read More…

Brunswick’s I-71 project gains support

BRUNSWICK — A proposal to reduce congestion on the southbound exit ramp from Interstate 71 to Center Road won City Council’s support Monday. Allen Biehl, deputy director of the Ohio Department of Transportation’s District 3, said the $3.5 million project won’t cost the city any money. “The good news is that it will be paid Read More…

Men plead not guilty to burlgary spree, meth ingredients

Brandon Ball

MEDINA — A 23-year-old man accused of a string of break-ins near Wadsworth’s Valley View Elementary School faces charges that could put him in prison for more than 10 years. Brandon T. Ball, of 210 Knollwood Drive, Wadsworth, pleaded not guilty Monday in Medina County Common Pleas Court to eight counts of burglary, second-degree felonies, Read More…

Tribe: Justin Masterson hopeful for return

Justin Masterson

CLEVELAND — Justin Masterson is optimistic he will pitch again before the season is complete. So is manager Terry Francona. “I need to be a little careful saying that because I don’t want to push somebody to do something they’re not supposed to,” said Francona of Masterson, who sustained a strained left oblique Sept. 2 Read More…

Parents plead not guilty in child harm cases

Terry Boyle

MEDINA — Two people accused of harming their children pleaded not guilty Monday in Medina County Common Pleas Court. Terry Boyle, 32, of Medina, is charged with trying to smother her 6-year-old son with a pillow. Boyle is charged with attempted murder and felonious assault — punishable by 11 or more years in prison. Common Read More…

Browns: Oniel Cousins offers no excuses

BEREA — The opener was a disaster for Oniel Cousins. The journeyman right tackle started at right guard for the second time in his six-year career and was exposed by a powerful Dolphins front four. Cousins was penalized for illegal hands to the face, two holds and a false start. One flag negated an 18-yard Read More…

Meet-and-greet planned for Medina school board candidates

MEDINA — The public will have a chance to hear from candidates for the Medina school board during an informal meet-and-greet. The event will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the lobby of the Medina Performing Arts Center, 851 Weymouth Road. Debra Lynn-Schmitz, president of the Greater Medina Chamber of Commerce, said the event Read More…

Boys soccer: Injuries already hampering Bees

This wasn’t the position the Medina boys soccer team wanted to be in heading into Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division play. Sure, the Bees haven’t lost through seven games and were ranked seventh in the Division I state coaches poll released Monday. But the team is without three starters, two due to injury, heading into Read More…

Initial spark lit to grow square’s holiday displays

MEDINA — City Council is planning to expand holiday lighting around Public Square this year. Council’s finance committee, which consists of all seven members, agreed Monday to spend $16,500 for more lights, especially on buildings along South Court and West Liberty streets leading to Public Square. The proposal still must be approved at a regular Read More…

Ohio State football: Miller day to day with sprained MCL

COLUMBUS — Braxton Miller’s status as No. 4 Ohio State’s starting quarterback for Saturday’s game at California is still up in the air. Miller sustained a sprained ligament in his left knee last weekend in a 42-7 victory over San Diego State. “Braxton Miller will be a day-to-day decision,” coach Urban Meyer said Monday. “I Read More…