October 25, 2014

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Brantley signs $25 million, four-year contract

  Joe Kay The Associated Press GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Michael Brantley was smoothly sidestepping a question about whether he should have won the Gold Glove for going an entire season in the outfield without an error. His boss interrupted him in midsentence. “He should have won the Gold Glove,” Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said. Read More…

Houksa picks Eagles

  Albert Grindle The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — Myles Houska wanted to grow as a person and football player while being within arm’s reach of home. The combination of desires drew him to Division II Ashland University, which gave the Highland All-Ohio left guard an athletic scholarship that will cover the $29,000-per-year tuition. He also Read More…

Hoyer believes he’s starting caliber

Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — Brian Hoyer is running, throwing and lifting weights in his rehabilitation from a torn anterior cruciate ligament. He’s getting to know new coach Mike Pettine and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan during his daily trips to Browns headquarters to rehab. Hoyer considers himself the starting quarterback — and is doing Read More…

Pettine taking changes in stride

  Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — Mike Pettine had to feel the earth shift under his feet. He had been coach of the Browns for less than three weeks when CEO Joe Banner and general manager Michael Lombardi — two of the people most involved in his hiring — were fired Tuesday by owner Read More…

Kiussis has close call

Brunswick's Nicky Kiussis works against Will Major Moore during the 132lb semi-finals of the Medina Invitational Tournament. Kuissis dropped the match but went on to finish fourth. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

  Dan Brown The Gazette Nicky Kiussis’ season almost was gone in mere seconds. One of the area’s top freshman wrestlers, Kiussis was off to a great start after placing at the prestigious Medina Invitational Tournament and winning an individual title at the Ken Briggs Duals. On a cold January day, however, all of that Read More…

FULLY-ALIVE LIVING : Before & After You Say “I Quit”

Tony Myles

The Olympics dominate the news. Rightfully so, the whole world comes together every two years for a winter or summer competition to see who the best of the best of the best is. It’s off to a decent start, but what about what’s happening behind the scenes? As reporters began checking into their Sochi hotels, Read More…

Want a Great Golf Tip – S-T-R-E-T-C-H

Golf in Northeast Ohio is finally here. Players are excited to get their expensive new clubs out. The $400 driver that can’t miss a fairway. The $800 set of irons that can’t miss a green, and the $100 shoes that look as good as they feel. All that money spent and the thing that is Read More…

Hepatitis C: Baby Boomers Should Get Tested

Suzanne Kanner, RN, B.S.N.

While anyone can get Hepatitis C, more than 75% of adults infected are baby boomers, people born from 1945 through 1965. Hepatitis C is a serious liver disease that results from infection with the Hepatitis C virus. Some people are able to clear, or get rid of, the virus, but most develop a chronic, or Read More…

Quinoa

Dr. Lisa Herbert

I have often emphasized the importance of “eating clean”.  By that I mean that you do not consume anything pre packaged or processed.  With the abundance of convenience foods many people no longer actually know how to prepare a healthy meal.  A simple starting point that I would suggest is the incorporation of quinoa (pronounced Read More…

Judge overturns Westfield Twp., Kratzer out-of-court settlement

Click to read the Kratzer ruling. A judge on Thursday threw out a lame-duck lawsuit settlement between ousted Westfield Township trustees and a commercial developer, ruling newly elected trustees have the right to rescind the deal. “Since the new board has withdrawn their consent to the proposed agreement, the settlement agreement is no longer valid Read More…