December 20, 2014

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Preps of the Week for Oct. 8

Jon Bach

Football Chase Rieg, Brunswick: Senior running back scored game-winning touchdown with 52 seconds remaining in 40-35 triumph over Elyria. … Twelve-yard run capped 11-play, 75-yard drive. … Finished with career highs of 202 yards and 32 carries. … Added 41-yard TD run in second quarter. … Sparkled with increased workload due to injury to Richie Read More…

Browns: Trade rumors still swirling

BEREA — Coach Rob Chudzinski said Sept. 23 the Browns had no plans to trade receiver Josh Gordon. That hasn’t stopped the rumors. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Monday the Browns and 49ers have discussed a deal, but it’s unlikely with San Francisco receivers Mario Manningham and Michael Crabtree due to return from injuries. NFL.com’s Ian Read More…

Scientists share win for work on cells

Lisa M. Krieger | San Jose Mercury News Scientists Dr. Thomas Sudhof of Stanford and Randy Schekman of the University of California Berkeley have won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine, shared with James Rothman from Yale University. The three scientists, working independently, solved the mystery of how a cell organizes its internal transportation system, Read More…

Girls soccer: Blue Devils build momentum

Macey Juguilon has helped the Brunswick girls soccer team to get on a roll. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

Brunswick’s girls soccer team is finding its momentum at the right time. Entering Monday, the Blue Devils were 6-0-2 over their last eight games, including the program’s first win over Medina in 16 years. Brunswick also clinched a share of its first Northeast Ohio Conference River Division title since 2008 and earned the top seed Read More…

Work stacking up in wake of government shutdown

Across America the government’s work is piling up, and it’s not just paperwork. It’s old tires and red Solo cups littering a stretch of river in Nebraska. Food poisoning microbes awaiting analysis in Atlanta. The charred wreckage of a plane in California, preserved in case safety investigators return. And it’s the dead eagle in Wendi Read More…

Girls soccer: Hornets, Bucks end deadlocked

Highland’s Anna Rose Wiencek makes a slide tackle against Buckeye’s Lexie Thomas in the first half. Below, Highland’s Mari Ley controls a header against Buckeye’s Mera Serio, middle, and Michaela Yurik in the first half. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

GRANGER TWP. — The Buckeye and Highland girls soccer teams took positives away from their non-league contest Monday night. While both played well enough at times to get a winning result, the non-league match ended in a 0-0 tie. “I always use the old cliché with the girls that you have to take the bad Read More…

Polls: GOP losing ground with public

The standoff over the government shutdown continues to damage the public’s opinion of congressional Republicans, two new surveys indicate, a finding likely to deepen concern among GOP leaders about the impact the stalemate is having on their party. A third newly released survey shows that overall approval of Congress has fallen to nearly a record Read More…

Girls soccer: Bees show heart, maturity

Bri Shingary

MEDINA — With scoring chances and open looks in front of the net hard to come by, the team that made the most of limited opportunities found a way to grind out a hard-fought win. The Medina girls soccer team capitalized on its chances Monday in a 2-0 non-league victory over Holy Name. “For the Read More…

Obama to House, on government shutdown: Just vote

After a taking the weekend off, President Barack Obama resumed his public pounding of House Republicans on Monday even as a top aide laid out a possible avenue for defusing the fiscal fight that has frozen parts of the government and threatens a federal default. Speaking during a visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Read More…

Cavs: Waiters doesn’t play weighing game

Dion Waiters appears to have slimmed down for the upcoming season. (AP PHOTO)

INDEPENDENCE — The scales appear to have tipped in favor of Dion Waiters this season. There’s been no specific verification, however, because the Cavaliers shooting guard, who is listed at 6-foot-4 and 221 pounds, dreads finding out how much he weighs. “I hate stepping on the scale,” Waiters said following a recent practice at Cleveland Read More…