Archive for September 28th, 2013
MEDINA — Two Medina County tennis players will be seeded when the Medina Division I Sectional starts at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Medina High courts.
Undefeated Cloverleaf freshman Emily Dunbar is the No. 1 seed in singles play, while Medina’s red-hot Emma Deimling is the fourth seed.
All five county schools with girls tennis programs — …Read More
It was a bit of a rough day Friday for the Medina girls tennis team at the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Tournament.
It didn’t go any better for Brunswick at the NOC River Division Tournament.
After finishing fifth in the six-team Valley with a 1-4 record during the regular season, the Bees also finished fifth at …Read More
BEREA — The future has arrived for Browns rookie linebacker Barkevious Mingo.
First-round draftee Mingo is expected to make his first NFL start Sunday when Cleveland hosts the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium, taking the place of the injured Jabaal Sheard on the outside.
“It’s very exciting and I feel good about it,” the 6-foot-4, 240-pounder said …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers will kick off their 2013-14 training camp Monday with the team’s annual media day at Cleveland Clinic Courts.
When practice starts the next day, there won’t be a whole lot of suspense over who makes the final 15-man roster for the Oct. 30 season opener against the powerful Brooklyn Nets at Quicken …Read More
BEREA — Quarterback Brandon Weeden learned a valuable lesson while watching Brian Hoyer lead the Browns to their first win last week in Minnesota.
“Don’t get hurt,” Weeden said Friday. “I don’t know how else to put it. Injuries suck. They happen. Things happen for a reason and we’ll see how it plays out.”
Weeden didn’t feel …Read More
MINNEAPOLIS — Here’s something that should make a whole lot of Indians fans happy: Right-hander Chris Perez is no longer the closer.
Manager Terry Francona confirmed Friday the Indians will finish the regular season closing by committee, with the game dictating which pitcher he would employ. The options are deep with Justin Masterson, Joe Smith, Cody …Read More
SHEFFIELD TWP. — The Black River football team attempted one pass Friday. It went for a touchdown for Clearview.
That was enough to keep the Pirates’ grounded.
Black River ran all over the Clippers to the tune of three different backs rushing for more than 100 yards. Led by Andrew Vaughn’s 206, the Pirates won …Read More
COPLEY — The Highland football team opened its Suburban League road schedule Friday with a 42-14 win at Copley to stay undefeated at the season’s halfway mark.
The Hornets (5-0, 2-0) continued their high-scoring ways.
“Being 5-0 is great, but we want the SL title,” Highland quarterback Bruce Kinsey said. “We’re taking it game-by-game and …Read More
MEDINA — Using a balanced and unpredictable offense, the Medina football team routed North Royalton 41-21 in the Northeast Ohio Conference River Division opener.
The Bees (3-2, 1-0) used the pass and run effectively to knock the Bears (2-3, 0-1) on their heels.
Things really started clicking for Medina after it was flagged for a holding penalty …Read More
PARMA — After two tough losses to playoff-bound foes, Brunswick’s football team bounced back in historic fashion Friday night.
Joe Pinzone and Richie Norman Jr. each rushed for two first-half touchdowns as the Blue Devils manhandled Normandy 56-0 in a Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division game.
Brunswick’s 56 points equaled the school record set Oct. 31, 1969 against …Read More