August 20, 2014

Medina
Partly cloudy with thunderstorms
73°F

Willa Dean Hoffmeyer

Willa Dean Hoffmeyer, 84, formerly of Spencer, went home to be with the Lord, who she loved, Thursday, November 7, 2013. She was born in Oktaha, Oklahoma and resided in the Medina area the past 14 years, to be near her son and his family. Willa retired from Ohio Bell as a long distance operator, Read More…

Thomas D. Brenza

Thomas D. Brenza, 57, of Edgewood, New Mexico, passed away peacefully at his home, Monday, October 14, 2013, after a brief battle with cancer. Tom was born September 14, 1956, in Cleveland. He graduated in 1974 from Cloverleaf High School in Lodi and was an active member of the marching band. Tom entered the U.S. Read More…

Marsha Steiner

Marsha Steiner, 69, of Burbank, died Friday, November 8, 2013, after a lengthy illness. She was born January 30, 1944, in Elyria, to the late Harry and Doris Featherstone and was a 1962 graduate of Elyria High School. Marsha worked for 20 years at Plastipak in Medina. She enjoyed crocheting and working in her garden. Read More…

Thomas F. Lavery

Thomas F. Lavery, 99, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2013. He was born in Akron February 14, 1914 to the late John and Catherine (Maier) Lavery. Mr. Lavery was a lifelong Akron resident. He was a graduate of St. Vincent High School Class of ’31 and Ohio State University, where he earned his Bachelor and Read More…

Bucks can look back on plenty of positives

  Mike Peticca The Gazette CLYDE — The Buckeye football team and its fans should hold nothing but fond memories of the 2013 season. Yes, the Bucks were throttled from the outset Friday in their 62-14 loss to powerful Clyde in a first-round Division III, Region 8 playoff game. Those things happen with some regularity Read More…

Red-hot Clyde rolls

Chad Grant The Gazette CLYDE — It wasn’t over before it started, but it was pretty close. Second-seeded Clyde was all over seventh-seeded Buckeye from the start in a 62-14 romp in a first-round Division III, Region 8 playoff game Friday. The Fliers (10-1) scored on their first 10 possessions and dominated from the get-go. Read More…

A special football family

  The 1979 World Series champion Pittsburgh Pirates had nothing on the 2013 Highland High football team. Managed by Chuck Tanner and led by players like Willie Stargell, Dave Parker and Kent Tekulve, that Pirates team adopted the famous “We Are Family” slogan, which was also the name of a top-40 song by Sister Sledge Read More…

Hornets pick up hard-earned victory

Albert Grindle The Gazette NORTH ROYALTON — Nine words from Myles Houska said it all: “Nothing is going to come easy in the playoffs.” The top-seeded Highland football team had a war on its hands Friday in a Division II, Region 4 quarterfinal at Serpentini Chevrolet Stadium, but used an all-around effort to defeat eighth-seeded Read More…