September 17, 2014

Medina
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Sims, Dellavedova will likely be on roster

  Rick Noland The Gazette INDEPENDENCE — It looks like big man Henry Sims and Australian point guard Matthew Dellavedova will be on the Cavaliers’ roster when they open the season Wednesday against Brooklyn at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavs on Friday waived center DeSagana Diop, forward Kenny Kadji and guards Jermaine Taylor and Elliot Read More…

Bess expected to be more productive

Brian Dulik The Gazette BEREA — Wide receiver Davone Bess has the third-most receptions on the Browns, but he admits that he expected more from himself. “It hasn’t gone as planned, but the good thing about this league is getting on to the next week,” the sixth-year pro said Friday following practice. “You can put Read More…

Weeden wants another chance at starting

  Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — Brandon Weeden doesn’t want his Browns career to end like this. “I hope I get another shot,” he said Friday. “I’m champing at the bit.” Weeden spoke to reporters for the first time since being benched earlier in the week. Weeden will back up veteran Jason Campbell on Read More…

Man accused in fatal stabbing could face life in prison

MEDINA — A 30-year-old York Township man was indicted on one count of aggravated murder Friday in the slaying of a Medina man earlier this month. In addition to the count of aggravated murder, Aaron A. Furin, of 3701 Stone Road, is charged with two counts of murder. all are first-degree felonies and refer to Read More…

Lane closures Monday on state Route 18 between Medina and I-71

Workers will be repaving state Route 18 on Monday between Foote Road in Medina Township and the Interstate 71 interchange, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. Beginning at 8 a.m., there will be intermittent lane closures between Medina Hospital and I-71. One lane will be maintained at all times with flaggers directing traffic. Also Read More…

World Series: Cardinals take out Red Sox

BOSTON — Michael Wacha won again in October and the St. Louis Cardinals got just enough help from Boston, beating the Red Sox 4-2 Thursday night to tie the World Series at 1-all. Down 2-1 after David Ortiz hit a two-run homer in the sixth, the Cardinals rallied for three runs in the seventh to Read More…

Man, 62, pleads not guilty to child porn

MEDINA — A 62-year-old Brunswick man pleaded not guilty Thursday to having child pornography on his computer. Wayne C. Mackenzie, of 4371 Fieldstone Court, is charged with three counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor and three counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material. The charges are second- and fifth-degree Read More…

Browns: Horton proclaims ‘D’ will improve

BEREA — The Browns defense has allowed 31 points each in back-to-back losses. It was at its worst in the fourth quarter, stopped forcing turnovers and continued to struggle on third down. The tackling was subpar against the Packers on Sunday. Coordinator Ray Horton’s confidence remains at an all-time high. “We’ve been evolving as a Read More…

Driver gets prison for high-speed chase

MEDINA — A 35-year-old Stow man was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in prison for leading police on a chase reaching speeds of 110 mph. Jason E. Tyndall pleaded guilty Sept. 12 to a count of failure to comply with the order of a police officer and tampering with evidence. The charges were third-degree felonies, Read More…

Football: Highland-Nordonia game to be among NE Ohio’s best

A large sign saying “Make it happen” faces state Route 94 in front of Highland High School. Black and green streamers are so prevalent in the fieldhouse taller players like linemen Myles Houska and Tyler Gienger have to duck. They are reminders of the stakes the Hornets were already aware of for tonight’s game at Read More…