April 20, 2014

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Girls basketball: Paige Salisbury does a little bit of everything

Paige Salisbury is listed as a point guard on the Brunswick girls basketball team’s roster. In reality, there is no way to describe the many roles she plays for the Blue Devils. The 5-foot-8 junior leads the team in scoring (13.0), rebounding (6.7), assists (3.5), steals (3.20), blocked shots (2.0) and field goal percentage (.447). Read More…

College basketball: Buckeyes fall again

COLUMBUS — D.J. Newbill hit a pull-up jumper over Aaron Craft with 2 seconds left in overtime to lift Penn State to a 71-70 Big Ten victory over No. 24 Ohio State, ending years of futility against the Buckeyes. Newbill, who led the Nittany Lions (11-10, 2-6) with 25 points, hit a three that forced Read More…

Wrestling: Eagles rule roost, Grizzlies out of tourney

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Wadsworth’s Noah Baughman looks to the referee as he controls Alan Hart of St. Edward in their 106-pound match.

LAKEWOOD — Win or lose, the Division I, Region 2 State Duals can be used as a measuring stick. Especially when it comes to the final two matches before the state quarterfinals. Wadsworth’s wrestling team found a little bit of what it liked in a 68-7 victory over Brunswick, but found quite a bit it Read More…

Cavs: Grant has rare question-and-answer session

Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant expects coach Mike Brown, above, and the team to bear down and get things going in the right direction. (AP PHOTO)

INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant addressed the media for almost 14 minutes Wednesday. That in itself is news. The only other times Grant has made himself available for comment in a group setting this season were at media day prior to the start of training camp and after the Cavs acquired Luol Deng Read More…

Little notes make a difference at Brunswick High

A note left on a locker at Brunswick High School. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

Cheyenne Wurm | BEAT Reporter The community, teachers and students of Brunswick have gone through a lot together in the past few years. All have managed to pull together as a family to get through the tough times. Shortly after the conclusion of winter break, the community was hit again by the deaths of two Read More…

Medina County court log for Jan. 30

The following people appeared in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Jan. 23, according to county Prosecutor Dean Holman: • Robin Keith, 27, West Eighth Street, Lorain, sentenced to three years of community control sanctions on one count of breaking and entering, a fifth-degree felony. She was ordered to pay $1,000 in restitution. • Joseph Phillips, 53, Read More…

Hepatitis C screenings offered for free

MEDINA TWP. — The Medina County Health Department is offering free Hepatitis C screenings and is urging baby boomers to be tested. Anyone can get Hepatitis C, but 75 percent of those infected have been people born between 1945 and 1965. Hepatitis C is a liver disease that results from an infection with the Hepatitis Read More…

Brunswick police log for Jan. 30

Brunswick police Thursday, Jan. 23 12:51 p.m. — Center Road near Interstate 71, Martin Garza Jr., 39, 4347 Inner Circle Drive, served with a warrant from Huron police for telecommunications harassment following a traffic stop. 9:03 p.m. — Michael Hocevar, 52, 1350 Cross Creek Drive, Apt. 170, served with a warrant accusing him of filing Read More…

Westfield Twp. looks to appoint fiscal officer soon

Westfield Township trustees hope to appoint a fiscal officer next week to fill the unexpired term of Sandy Tryon. Trustee James Likley said two residents have applied for the position as of Wednesday: Kathy Zweifel and Linda Farnsworth. Trustees have 30 days — until Wednesday — to make an appointment and will hold an executive Read More…

Data indicates food stamp fraud down from 2012

Counties statewide saw less food stamp fraud last year than in 2012, according to Ohio data showing fewer food stamp debit cards needed replacing in 2013. “Historically, some people on food stamps would sell their stamps for drugs, and then claim they lost them and ask for replacements,” said Mead Wilkins, director of Medina County Read More…