April 24, 2014

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Four county wrestlers in hunt for state title

Robbie Bosley of Wadsworth upends Marysville's Alex Sepeda in a 152-pound match. DAVID RICHARD

  Dan Brown The Gazette COLUMBUS — All Nicky Kiussis could do after his semifinal win Friday night was smile. Who could blame the Brunswick freshman? He had just grinded out a one-point win to secure a bid to tonight’s 132-pound finals of the Division I state tournament. Kiussis headlined a banner day for MedinaCounty Read More…

Rubin may be next to leave

  Scott Petrak The Gazette Defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin could be next to be jettisoned. The Browns reportedly are considering releasing Rubin, who is due to make $6.9 million in 2014, the last year of his four-year, $27.6 million contract. Profootballtalk.com, citing a league source, reported Friday that Rubin “likely will find himself in a Read More…

Axford eager to close for Indians

  Chris Assenheimer The Gazette GOODYEAR, Ariz. — John Axford talks about a number of things that enticed him to sign a free-agent contract with the Indians this offseason. But make no mistake, the hard-throwing right-hander is in Cleveland for one reason and one reason only: “The main (thing) was obviously that I could close Read More…

Irving has triple-double in win

  Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND — On the night he got his first career triple-double, Kyrie Irving finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds, 12 assists and one “I love you.” With a fan running toward him on the court midway through the fourth quarter, Irving had a night to remember Friday as the Cavaliers Read More…

Huge run gives Grizzlies Sweet 16 berth

Wadsworth's Madison Gilger shoots against Lakewood's Erin Hoffert, left, and Christina Kamkutis during the third quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Albert Grindle The Gazette MEDINA — Seniors Madison Gilger, Peyton Booth, Hannah Centea, Courtney Palange, Taylor Wyatt and Olivia Thompson know the routine: Convincingly win a district title, cut down the nets and wander aimlessly until a parent asks for a celebratory photo. It never gets old. Sixth-seeded Lakewood got a glimpse of the Wadsworth Read More…

Updated: Medina schools treasurer’s contract released

View the treasurer’s contract page by page: • Page 1 • Page 2 • Page 3 • Page 4 MEDINA — The Medina Board of Education presented a contract for an as-yet named treasurer at a special meeting Thursday. The proposed 3⅓-year contract provides for an annual salary of $97,000. “One of the goals of this contract was that Read More…

2014 I-X Amusement Park Giveaway

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Register for your chance to win tickets to the 2014 I-X Amusement Park in a random drawing IX-Indoor Amusement Park

Drawing to be held: Wednesday, March 20th. Lorain County Printing and Publishing employees are not eligible to win. Must be 18 years old to enter and win. Read More…

Arnold Track and Field Classic: Cloverleaf graduate teams up with Schwarzenegger

COLUMBUS — Lori (Melendez) Baldwin is about to put in a 14-hour work day she wouldn’t pass up for anything in the world. Then again, it’s hard to when you’re working with one of the most recognized names in the world in Arnold Schwarzenegger. By the time her day is done, 1,200 high school athletes Read More…

Girls basketball: Grizzlies will be wary of Rangers

MEDINA — The odds of this game being over by halftime are slim. The top-seeded Wadsworth girls basketball team is well aware West Shore Conference champion Lakewood has nothing to lose in tonight’s Medina Division I District championship game. That holds doubly true after the Grizzlies (24-1) watched in disbelief as the sixth-seeded Rangers (20-4) Read More…

Tribe: Michael Bourn wants to be spark

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The Indians only got a glimpse last year of what Michael Bourn can do. Injuries and getting acclimated to his first season in the American League prevented them from seeing the rest. “Nicks and bangs come throughout the season, but last year, I felt it a little bit,” said Bourn, who missed Read More…