August 21, 2014

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Mack wants to go to Jacksonville

  Scott Petrak The Gazette Alex Mack wants to leave Cleveland for Jacksonville. Soon it will be up to the Browns whether they choose to block his path. Mack, a free agent center, will sign a five-year offer sheet with the Jaguars by Friday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday. The Browns will then have five Read More…

Tribe, Padres split

  Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — Starting pitching was at a premium for the Indians in their doubleheader against San Diego on Wednesday. Unfortunately for Cleveland, its hitters weren’t able to follow the lead. Though they got two quality outings from starters Zach McAllister and Trevor Bauer, the Indians were only able to earn Read More…

Cavs: Brown won’t let team ease up

INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers got a brief stay of execution Tuesday, but coach Mike Brown wants his team’s intensity to stay high regardless of the situation. Cleveland’s miniscule playoff hopes remained alive when Atlanta lost at home to Detroit, but all it will take to eliminate the Cavs from postseason contention is a loss in Read More…

NCAA: Huskies, Auriemma are alone at the top

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Geno Auriemma and Connecticut stand alone in women’s college basketball, and they reached the top in unprecedented fashion. The Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 Tuesday night in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title. Auriemma broke a tie with Pat Summitt and Tennessee for most all-time, Read More…

Browns: Weighing in on Mack situation, Haslam optimistic center will stay put

VALLEY VIEW — The visit with the Jacksonville Jaguars by free agent center Alex Mack hasn’t changed the outlook of Browns owner Jimmy Haslam. “We remain optimistic that Alex Mack will be a Cleveland Brown for a long time,” Haslam said Tuesday night before the Cleveland premiere of “Draft Day,” a fictional movie about the Read More…

Softball: Rough road trip gives Colts extra incentive

Highland’s Morgan Belsole tags out Cloverleaf’s Sara Meckley attempting to stretch a single into a double in the fifth inning. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

GRANGER TWP. — It turns out going down to the land of “The Mouse” and getting your tails kicked pays dividends. After a rough trip to Orlando, Fla., Cloverleaf’s softball team registered an 11-3 Suburban League road win over Highland on Tuesday. Coming off a 1-4 showing at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Read More…

Tribe: Outfielder stays hot with three-run homer and four RBIs

Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes fails to hang on to a pop foul by San Diego’s Yonder Alonso in the sixth inning. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — It was another chilly night at Progressive Field on Tuesday. Thankfully for the Indians, their bats were plenty warm — at least the ones that David Murphy and Nyjer Morgan were swinging. With temperatures below 50 degrees once again at first pitch, the pair of unlikely catalysts heated up Cleveland’s offense, propelling the Read More…

Fully-alive Living: Hills Worth Dying On: Security

Tony Myles

Be honest… sometimes you want to throw other people off a cliff. I know I’m making a presumption, especially if we’ve never met each other. Even if we have connected in person I would never mean to suggest that you’d ever actually physically throw someone off a cliff. If I’m wrong about that, lets… um… Read More…

Tdap Vaccine for Preteens and Teens

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by Lisa Strebler, RN, MSN, Director of Public Health Nursing,  Medina County Health Department   Why does my child need Tdap vaccine? Babies and little kids get shots called DTaP to protect them from diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough). But as kids get older, the protection from the DTaP shots starts to wear off. Read More…

Dairy an easy way to get calcium

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I know a few people who insist that dairy foods are bad for you. Is there any truth to that? It does seem like a lot of people have concerns about dairy. Although it’s possible to have a healthful diet without dairy, consuming dairy products makes it much easier to get critical nutrients. So, the Read More…