October 26, 2014

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Judge says he expects to see drug addict again

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MEDINA — A 22-year-old Wellington man was sentenced Tuesday to six months in jail after pleading guilty to his fourth and fifth felony charges this year. Adam R. Knight was sentenced on two counts of receiving stolen property and aggravated drug trafficking, fifth- and third-degree felonies, and he will spend three years on probation once Read More…

Boys soccer: Kupetz, Bucks have reason to celebrate

YORK TWP. — Elijah Kupetz didn’t know what to do with himself. After netting the first goal of his career, which eventually was the game-deciding score, the Buckeye freshman ran to the box, hit the ball in and continued his sprint around the field before stopping in front of the packed crowd at the Thiele-Pierce Read More…

Man uses stranger’s info in student loan scam

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MEDINA — A 32-year-old Northfield man will spend six months in jail after being convicted of using the Social Security number of a woman he’d never met to co-sign for his student loans. Jason E. Young was convicted in August of attempted identity fraud after he pleaded guilty to the charge, a first-degree misdemeanor. Young Read More…

Girls soccer: Balanced attack does trick for Bees

Jon Huff | The Gazette MEDINA — It’s not always easy being the higher seed in the tournament because expectations and pressure are increased. The second-seeded Medina girls soccer team had no issues Tuesday in its Brunswick Division I Sectional final and defeated Wooster 5-0 at Medina Memorial Stadium. The offense got goals when it Read More…

Fire damages Wadsworth Twp. century home

WADSWORTH TWP. — A woman escaped injury in a fire Monday evening that extensively damaged the interior of a 133-year-old township home. Fire officials said the fire at 2754 Medina Line Road, reported at 6:15 p.m., appeared to have started in the kitchen and quickly spread to the rest of the house. Wadsworth Fire Chief Read More…

Cavs: Taking shortcuts hurts Cleveland in loss

Cleveland guard Kyrie Irving drives past Charlotte’s Kemba Walker in the first quarter. (AP PHOTO)

CANTON — Henry Sims started at center for veteran Anderson Varejao, who got the night off, and helped himself in the battle for the last spot on the roster. Alonzo Gee played only the first nine minutes in his preseason debut and did nothing, which was pretty much matched by Earl Clark, his main competition Read More…

Bomb threat found in school bathroom

MEDINA — A bomb threat was found scrawled on a bathroom wall at the Medina County Career Center early Tuesday, but a search of the building found nothing. Superintendent Michael Larson said the school was not locked down or evacuated because a staff member found the message about 7:30 a.m., before classes started. Larson said Read More…

Volleyball: Bucks lose epic battle

PARMA HTS. — Losses always sting in the tournament, but they don’t hurt quite as much when a volleyball team leaves everything it had on the court. Buckeye did that and then some in its opener at the Holy Name Division II Sectional on Tuesday night. Katie Galaszewski fired a career-high 19 kills and Becky Read More…

Volleyball: Colts are healthy squad, move on in sectionals

Cloverleaf’s Samantha Flora, left, and Anna Kaczmarek go up for a block against Ellet. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY AARON JOSEFCZYK)

Richard Doyle | The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf volleyball team entered Tuesday’s Barberton Division I Sectional with an eye on knocking out some Suburban League rivals down the road. They had to get past an athletic Ellet team first. Mission accomplished, as the now-healthy Colts remained focused and handed the Orangemen a 25-17, Read More…

Medina police log for Oct. 16

Medina police Tuesday, Oct. 8 6:35 a.m. — Medina Police Department, 150 W. Friendship St., Justin A. Yarris, 20, 953 Southport Drive, Medina, charged with drug abuse. 8:50 a.m. — 1100 E. Smith Road, jewelry reported stolen. Wednesday, Oct. 9 10:41 a.m. — 300 block W. Union St., Johnny A. Williams, 37, Cleveland, charged with Read More…