August 2, 2014

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Body found in vehicle in Brunswick’s Industrial Parkway

BRUNSWICK — Police report finding a body in a vehicle parked on Industrial Parkway, just east of the Interstate 71 interchange, about 2:20 p.m. Tuesday. The body was found during “an investigation of a missing person,” according to police statement issued about 7:50 p.m. The death is described as “suspicious.” No other details were available. Read More…

Prep Athlete of the Week for Nov. 12

Football Jonny Zaz, Highland: Senior linebacker recorded six tackles, including one for loss, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt return in 28-21 win over Avon Lake. … Blocked punt return in Division II, Region 4 quarterfinal set up 5-yard TD pass from Bruce Kinsey to Coltin Kinsey in waning moments of first half. … Read More…

Browns: Groves is placed on IR

BEREA — Quentin Groves’ season is over. The outside linebacker was placed on injured reserve Monday and will have surgery on his left ankle in the next couple of weeks. He originally suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 2, returned to the lineup a couple of times but kept aggravating the injury. “Quentin’s a Read More…

Tribe: Jimenez rejects qualifying offer

Ubaldo Jimenez took another step toward walking away from the Indians on Monday, rejecting the team’s $14.1 million qualifying offer. The move was expected from Jimenez, who will test the free-agent market after posting a 13-9 record and 3.30 ERA in 32 starts for Cleveland. None of the 13 major league players presented with qualifying Read More…

Ohio State football: Spencer not afraid of ‘Bama, FSU

COLUMBUS — Bring on ‘Bama. Florida State, too. Ohio State wide receiver Evan Spencer made it clear Monday that he believes the Buckeyes are better than No. 3. Spencer had a chance to watch two-time defending national champion Alabama and second-ranked Florida State last weekend while the Buckeyes had an open date. “I guess I’m Read More…

Cavs: Chicago cruises to win, Rose is injured

CHICAGO — Derrick Rose had 16 points before leaving in the fourth quarter with an apparent injury, and the Chicago Bulls pulled away from the Cavaliers for a 96-81 victory on Monday night. Rose grimaced after he drove down the lane for a twisting layup with 3:39 left. He remained in the game for a Read More…

Browns: Bounce in their step, players savor possibilities

BEREA — The Browns were bundled up Monday as they came back from the bye, but the blustery practice conditions couldn’t take the bounce from their step. Buoyed by their win over the Ravens on Nov. 3 and Baltimore’s overtime win against Cincinnati on Sunday, Cleveland’s players were bubbling over the possibilities of the next Read More…

High school sports: New conference is in works

Chris Sweeney | The Gazette The Northeast Ohio Conference will look drastically different in 2015. Commissioner Dan Gerome confirmed to The Gazette on Monday night that seven schools are in the process of leaving the NOC to form their own league — The Greater Cleveland Conference. The schools include: Brunswick, Medina, Elyria, Mentor, Shaker Heights, Read More…

Group offers free legal aid to soldiers

Low-income military servicemen and servicewomen may qualify for free legal representation thanks to a new program. The Ohio Military/Veterans Legal Assistance Project offers advice about issues such as credit card debt and rental evictions to veterans and active-duty servicemen and servicewomen in Medina, Summit, Wayne, Stark and Portage counties. Evelyn Lundberg Stratton, a former Ohio Read More…

PHOTOS: Brunswick holds Veterans Day ceremony