Archive for October 11th, 2013
BEREA — Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is truly in a league of his own.
“Megatron” led the NFL with 122 receptions and an all-time record 1,964 yards last season, continuing his sprint to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
“Obviously, Calvin Johnson is a difference maker and he’s the best in the business …Read More
BEREA — Jason Campbell entered the season as the Browns’ backup quarterback, but was passed over for the starting job when Brandon Weeden was injured.
Three weeks after being snubbed in favor of third-stringer Brian Hoyer, Campbell broke his silence on the subject Friday following practice.
“When I didn’t get to start against Minnesota, did …Read More
Mike Peticca | The Gazette
MEDINA — If the Medina boys soccer team has figured out the little matter of goal-scoring, there’s no telling how far the Bees might advance in tournament play.
“It’s the perfect time for us to have an offensive onslaught,” Medina coach Mark Malikowski chuckled Thursday night after the Bees posted a surprisingly …Read More
Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth, was guided by two instincts: overcoming fear and quenching his insatiable curiosity. He pioneered his way into the heights of space and the depths of the ocean floor.
“Conquering of fear is one of life’s greatest pleasures and it can be done a lot of different places,” …Read More
BEREA — T.J. Ward sealed the victory against the Bills last week with a 44-yard interception return for a touchdown — his first score in the NFL.
First-year coordinator Ray Horton didn’t need that play to be impressed with the strong safety he inherited.
“I’ve been very pleased and very happy to get to know T.J. on …Read More
Jonathan Huff | The Gazette
Conference time is here again.
This weekend, Medina County cross country teams run for bragging rights in their respective leagues. Here’s a breakdown of each:
Medina and Brunswick will return to Garfield Park in Mentor for the third year for the big-school Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Championships. The Bees have seen …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Quick, now, when was the last time the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft arrived with less fanfare than Cavaliers power forward Anthony Bennett?
Starting from 2012 and going back, Anthony Davis, Kyrie Irving, John Wall, Blake Griffin, Derrick Rose, Greg Oden and even Andrea Bargnani and Andrew Bogut all had more …Read More
MEDINA — A Medina County judge ordered an Amish family Wednesday to resume chemotherapy treatments for their 10-year-old daughter, who is battling cancer, following a ruling by an appeals court last week.
Sarah Hershberger begged her parents, Andy and Anna, of Homer Township, to stop the treatments after experiencing negative side-effects, according to court records. The …Read More
BEREA — The Browns were there when it happened. Ndamukong Suh’s first step toward becoming one of the most demonized players in the NFL.
During the 2010 preseason, just months after Suh was the No. 2 pick by the Lions out of Nebraska, he grabbed Browns quarterback Jake Delhomme by the helmet and threw him to …Read More
MEDINA — Superintendent Randy Stepp’s contract and the upcoming levy were among the issues discussed at a Medina school board candidates forum …Read More