October 20, 2014

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Girls soccer: Grizzlies take control after lightning delay

Karen Kase | The Gazette WADSWORTH — Lightning, of all things, played a key role in Wadsworth’s 3-1 non-league victory over Wooster on Saturday. First, the Grizzlies (10-3-1) scored a lightning-quick goal just 32 seconds into the match. Shortly thereafter, the Generals tied the game on a free kick that was thunderstruck from 30 yards. Read More…

Boys soccer: Blue Devils smile in the rain

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BRUNSWICK — Nothing seemed to slow down Brunswick’s boys soccer team Saturday afternoon. Despite a torrential downpour for most of their non-league game with Willoughby South, the Blue Devils looked like a team on a mission en route to an impressive 6-0 victory at Judy Kirsch Stadium. After losing three straight games, which included a Read More…

Girls soccer: Brunswick girls top seed for the first time

BRUNSWICK — With all 11 starters returning, Brunswick girls soccer coach Scott Ward knew the possibility for his team to have a breakout year was strong. After clinching a share of the Northeast Ohio Conference River Division title last week and recording impressive victories over Copley and Medina, the Blue Devils earned the top seed Read More…

Study doesn’t back guns for park rangers

A consultant doesn’t think arming rangers is a good idea despite the rangers’ requests to be allowed to carry weapons for self-protection and to protect parks visitors in central Ohio. The consultant hired by Metro Parks officials in Columbus recommends that they create a separate armed police force or pay an existing law-enforcement agency to Read More…

Golf: Tiger’s point clinches 5th straight for U.S.

DUBLIN — Fred Couples, the coolest guy in golf, never really looked that way until he stood on the edge of the 18th fairway Sunday and saw everything going his way. The Americans needed only one more point to win the Presidents Cup. And there was Tiger Woods, who has a history of delivering the Read More…

Nov. 5 election registration deadline is today

Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 5 General Election. Residents can register at Medina County Board of Elections, 4210 N. Jefferson St., Medina, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. On the ballot will be nine money issues, including school levies for Medina, Brunswick and Cloverleaf schools. Voters also will Read More…

Cavs: Tyler Zeller strains hip after slip on floor

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BEREA — The great news is the oft-injured Anderson Varejao got up. The good news is Tyler Zeller eventually did, too, suffering only a strained left hip Saturday afternoon during the Cavaliers’ Wine & Gold scrimmage at Baldwin Wallace University’s Ursprung Gym. “I was just thankful it wasn’t my knee,” the 7-foot, 250-pounder said. “When Read More…

More warnings of health care scamming

State officials are warning consumers to avoid scams related to the nation’s new health care law. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says scammers often pretend to be associated with the government to make their ploys seem real. An attempted scam was reported last week in Medina Township. Township police Chief David Arbogast said his office Read More…

Browns commentary: Brian Hoyer injury stroke of bad luck

Every so often we get reminded that the clichés are true. You can’t take anything for granted. No one’s promised tomorrow. Be prepared. It happens. Brian Hoyer’s torn anterior cruciate ligament brought an abrupt and extremely disappointing end to what was shaping up to be a memorable season for the North Olmsted native who grew Read More…

Splash pad in Ray Mellert Park opens at last

Madison Hython, 7, poses in running water Sunday afternoon at the finished splash pad at Ray Mellert Park in Medina. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY KIERA MANION-FISCHER)

MEDINA — It’s not summer anymore, but that didn’t stop youngsters from taking advantage of the long-awaited splash pad at Ray Mellert Park. Medina city officials hosted a ribbon cutting Sunday for the pad, and as soon as the water was turned on, several neighborhood children rushed to test it out.” “I think it’s fun,” Read More…