May 29, 2015

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Cleveland man arrested in Brunswick after man shot, woman held at gunpoint

MEDINA — A 22-year-old Cleveland man was arrested in Brunswick Tuesday evening, charged with shooting someone in Medina’s Ray Mellert Park and forcing a woman at gunpoint to drive him out of town. Greg Prince was charged with felonious assault for the shooting and kidnapping for holding the woman at gunpoint. According to Medina Police, Read More…

Wrestling: Baughman, Chrisman earn All-America

Medina County wrestlers Joey Baughman and Brady Chrisman are no strangers to national tournaments, but the duo walked away from the AAU Middle School National Duals with some serious hardware. Baughman and Chrisman earned All-America honors last weekend after posting 8-0 records at the two-day event in Des Moines, Iowa, along with helping their teams Read More…

Girls basketball: Highland coach Bolha will not be back

GRANGER TWP. — The revolving door of Highland girls basketball coaches continues to spin. Thirteen months after leading the school to the Medina Division I District championship game, Bernard Bolha’s contract was not renewed, according to a board member. Bolha compiled a 24-25 record over two seasons. The Hornets won 17 games and lost to Read More…

Browns commentary: Things to look for in a QB

The Browns have been looking for the long-term answer at quarterback since the day they returned to the NFL in 1999. The fans know all too painfully the list of 20 that began with Tim Couch and is paused on Jason Campbell. No. 19, Brian Hoyer, is the only one who remains on the roster. Read More…

Cavs: Seals of approval, vets like Irving and Waiters potential

Cleveland’s Dion Waiters, left, drives past Atlanta’s Kyle Korver to score. Several veteran players say Waiters and Kyrie Irving can learn to play together and prosper. (AP FILE PHOTO)

INDEPENDENCE — Luol Deng is finishing his 10th NBA season. Jarrett Jack has been in the league nine years. Both Cavaliers veterans are considered to be intelligent, hard-working players who understand the nuances of successful professional basketball. Perhaps it should be a positive, then, that both expressed extreme confidence that young Cavs guards Kyrie Irving Read More…

Tribe: Indians postponed, Cleveland’s rotation gets pushed back

Cleveland pitcher Zach McAllister will face the Tigers today. (AP FILE PHOTO)

DETROIT — An early-season Central Division showdown in Motown will have to wait until tonight. The opener of a three-game series between the Indians and Tigers was postponed Tuesday because of cold weather at Comerica Park. Snow fell in Detroit during the morning hours and temperatures hovered around 30 degrees for much of the day. Read More…

22-year-old to serve 6 years for robbing pipe from tobacco shop

Seth Cunningham

MEDINA — A 22-year-old former student athlete has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing a head shop at gunpoint in May. Seth Cunningham, of Medina, a senior at the University of Akron, entered the Twilight Boutique in Brunswick’s Archway Plaza just after midnight May 13. Workers at the shop Read More…

Restroom approved for weigh station

Medina City Council agreed Monday to build restroom facilities at the weigh station on state Route 18. (DAN POMPILI / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — City Council has agreed to install restroom facilities at the city’s weigh station on state Route 18. Council’s Finance Committee approved a proposal Monday to build restroom facilities that would tie into the sewage system of the nearby Medina County Career Center. “Putting a workable restroom in there, as opposed to a (portable Read More…

PHOTOS: What happened to the April showers?

Chippewa Lake photographer Matt Platz spotted this great horned owl nesting in a snow-encrusted tree near Wadsworth Municipal Airport on Tuesday. (MATT PLATZ / PLATZ IMAGES)

Medina city, hospital team up to put focus on health

Medina is offering a new tool to residents who want to get into shape this spring. The city has partnered with Medina Hospital to offer Medina residents the chance to enroll in an eight-week program that will track their cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure and body mass index. The sessions include information on healthy living and Read More…