October 1, 2014

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Tribe: Lonnie Chisenhall just keeps on mashing

ARLINGTON, Texas — Lonnie Chisenhall is enjoying a big weekend in Texas, and the Indians can finally celebrate back-to-back wins on the road. Chisenhall had two hits and scored twice and starter Justin Masterson picked up his first road victory of the season, 3-2 over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Starting at third base for Read More…

NBA Finals: Chris Bosh saves Miami in the final minutes

SAN ANTONIO — No cramps, no problems for LeBron James. And with their superstar making it to the finish this time, the Miami Heat won Game 2, just as they always do when they drop an opener. James had 35 points and 10 rebounds in a powerful bounce back from cramps that knocked him out Read More…

Track and field: Medina’s Steele Wasik takes 300 hurdles

COLUMBUS — Medina resident Steele Wasik has seen a lot of success at the state track and field championships during his high school career. The one thing that was missing from the St. Edward senior’s impressive resume, which included a host of podium appearances individually and with relays and a pair of team Division I Read More…

MVP coaches: Greg Pickard’s approach worked wonders at Wadsworth

Wadsworth baseball coach Greg Pickard is the 2014 Gazette Spring Coach of the Year. (RON SCHWANE PHOTO ILLUSTRATION)

The fundamental reasons why the Wadsworth baseball team was so successful this season were, well, fundamentals. Every coach preaches them from T-ball to the big leagues. Whether the players get the message is the underlying question. When both mesh with perfect harmony, however, a team like the Grizzlies is born. Pizzazz was overrated. Wadsworth preferred Read More…

Track and field: Highland sophomore second in 3,200-meter run

Highland’s Carlee Rhoads placed second in the 3,200-meter run at the Division I OHSAA State Championships. (RAY RIEDEL / GAZETTE)

COLUMBUS — The goal for Highland sophomore Carlee Rhoads was simple Saturday at the Division I state track and field championships. Little did Rhoads know her goal of finishing second in the 3,200-meter run would be accomplished in the same time she ran to win the Amherst Regional a week ago. “I was hoping for Read More…

Medina County park events for the week of June 9

Daniel A Bertsch, chief naturalist for the Medina County Park District, leads a group of hikers Sunday afternoon on a search for turtles, snakes and other reptiles at the Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Sharon Township. The event was part of the district’s Natural Discoveries Hiking Series. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

The following is a list of Medina County Park District programs and activities for the second week in June. All events are free unless otherwise noted. For more information or to register, visit www.medinacountyparks.com or call (330) 722-9364. Tuesday • Playing with the Wind, Hubbard Valley Park, 8600 Hubbard Valley Road, Guilford Township, 10 to 11 Read More…

Sen. Portman’s staff wants to hear your issues

Sen. Rob Portman

Voters will have a chance to speak with the staff of U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Cincinnati, next week. On June 18, Portman will hold office hours at the Lorain County Administration Building in Elyria. From 11 a.m. to noon, Lorain County residents will be able to talk, ask questions and share their concerns with members Read More…

Brunswick looking to buy new dump truck, plow package

BRUNSWICK — Brunswick City Council is expected to approve the purchase of a new dump truck and plow package for the city’s snow removal operations at its meeting tonight. The proposal includes a request for $82,586 for the cab and chassis and $51,034 for the dump body and plow package. Safety Service Director Pat McNamara Read More…

Leadership Medina County names five new board members

Steven Chrisman

The Leadership Medina County Board of Trustees has named five new members to lead the civic education nonprofit. Susan Ungham is an alumna of Leadership Medina County’s “The Visionary” Class of 2013. She is the manager of the Brunswick Library for Medina County District Library. A Brunswick Hills Township resident, she loves brainstorming ideas, singing Read More…

PHOTOS: St. Ambrose Summer Festival attracts community

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The St. Ambrose Summer Festival kicked off Thursday and included rides, games, musical entertainment, a beer garden and raffles. The festival was well-attended by the community, said the Rev. Bob Stec, pastor of St. Ambrose parish. “It’s great to see all the people coming out to celebrate the start of summer together,” Stec said. “We’re Read More…