November 24, 2014

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Women’s soccer: Katie Roberts nominated for Golden Boot

Katie Roberts has put herself in rare air after finishing a storybook senior season at the University at Buffalo. The 2011 Cloverleaf graduate logged 12 goals and added three assists to lift the Bulls’ women’s soccer team to its first Mid-American Conference title. In doing so, Buffalo also reached the NCAA Division I Tournament for Read More…

Kyle Hotz named Gazette soccer MVP for renewed focus, fitness

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Kyle Hotz knew something had to change. After a five-goal junior season in which he struggled to stay on the pitch for long periods of time, the Brunswick forward was far from satisfied. “When (my junior) season ended, I got off the bus and Coach (Ben Dotson) asked me if I was going to play Read More…

Brian Hoyer leads Browns to last-second win over Falcons

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ATLANTA — Brian Hoyer was reeling. He had just thrown his second careless interception of the fourth quarter with the Browns trying to hang onto the lead. His face showed the disappointment and disgust in himself. Things only got worse when Matt Bryant made a 53-yard field goal with 44 seconds left to give the Read More…

Josh Gordon — and Browns — enjoy his return

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ATLANTA — Josh Gordon knows how to make an entrance. He just has to work on eliminating the messy exits. Gordon returned from a 10-game suspension and had perhaps the largest impact Sunday in the Browns’ 26-24 last-second win. He led the team with eight catches and 120 yards and was targeted 16 times by Read More…

Browns notes: Crowell the king at homecoming game

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ATLANTA — Isaiah Crowell’s return to his home state was a peach. A giant, juicy one. The undrafted rookie running back was chosen as a game captain, got his second straight start and rushed 12 times for 88 yards, a 7.3 average and two impressive touchdowns Sunday in a 26-24 win. All of it came Read More…

Probe begins in fatal shooting of 12-year-old by officer

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CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator’s call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special markings. The boy, Tamir Rice, died from his wounds Sunday, a day Read More…

Alberta E. Terrill

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Alberta E. Terrill, 86, passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014, in Medina. Alberta was born March 23, 1928 in Pinconning, Michigan to the late Daniel and Edna (Couier) Tester. She was a homemaker and member of Young’s Corners Fellowship Baptist Church. Alberta is survived by her daughter, Delda (Robert) Mantle of Medina; sons, Dale Terrill Read More…

Andrew J. “Andy” Shondrick

Andrew J. “Andy” Shondrick, 81, passed away Thursday, November 20, 2014, in Medina. Andy was born February 7, 1933 in Strongsville, to the late Andy and Susan Shondrick. He worked for General Motors and retired after 30 years of service. Andy enjoyed fishing and electronics, and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Read More…

Leonard A. Meyers

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Leonard A. Meyers, 70, of Spencer, transitioned from this life on Friday, November 21, 2014. He was born December 14, 1943 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, to James and Augusta (Nearhoof) Meyers. He married Sandra Widder on September 17, 1966. They have resided in Spencer the past 42 years. Leonard worked for General Motors in Elyria and Read More…

NEXUS pipeline opposition grows after York Twp. trustees speak out

Property owners opposing the NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline are lobbying township officials to go on record opposing the project. “Part of our strategy is to get our elected officials to speak out against the NEXUS pipeline going through a populated Medina County,” Paul Gierosky, of York Township, said. “It’s not law, but it’s an outward Read More…