August 2, 2014

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Golf: Martin Kaymer can’t be touched

PINEHURST, N.C. — Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best. A forgotten star for two years while building a complete game, Kaymer turned the toughest test of golf into a runaway at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday to become only the seventh wire-to-wire winner Read More…

Track and field: Steele Wasik, Sarah Berger help Ohio win

GRANVILLE — When describing her final high school track meet, Sarah Berger was just appreciative of the honor. To represent Team Ohio and help it to another title Saturday afternoon at the Midwest Meet of Champions was a perfect capper to an already highlight-packed career for the recent Wadsworth graduate. Beating the school up north Read More…

Cavs: Newcomer David Blatt set to interview on Wednesday

CLEVELAND — David Blatt reached the coaching pinnacle in Europe. He hopes to make a similar climb in pro basketball’s top league. Blatt, who resigned as coach of Maccabi Tel Aviv last week to pursue his dream of coaching in the NBA, will interview with the Cavaliers on Wednesday. Yahoo! first reported the timing of Read More…

NBA Finals: Huge San Antonio surge in middle quarters clinches crown

San Antonio’s Manu Ginobili dunks on Miami’s Chris Bosh. (AP PHOTO)

SAN ANTONIO — From their low moment in the NBA Finals, back to the top of the league. The San Antonio Spurs turned the rematch with the Miami Heat into no match at all. The Spurs finished off a dominant run to their fifth NBA championship Sunday night, ending the Heat’s two-year title reign with Read More…

Tribe: Nick Swisher to the rescue with 3-2 win in 11 innings

The Indians’ Nick Swisher hits the go-ahead home run in the 11th inning. (AP PHOTO)

BOSTON — Nick Swisher finally has something to savor in a tough season — a game-winning homer. He had spent 16 days on the disabled list before being activated Thursday. He was batting just .203 when he came to bat in the 11th inning Sunday. Then he led off the inning with his fourth homer Read More…

Medina County road maintenance planned for I-76, township roads

The following are the Ohio Department of Transportation maintenance projects in Medina County: Wadsworth Interstate 76, from state Route 57 to the Summit County line, has single lanes for final paving work and cable rail installation within the median. Motorists are advised to use caution in this area and watch for slower moving traffic as Read More…

Medina County park events for the week of June 16

The following is a list of Medina County Park District programs and activities for the third 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. Wednesday • Nature through the Seasons, Letha House Park West, 8600 Hubbard Valley Road, Guilford Township, 10 to Read More…

Main Street Medina asks who delivers the best pizza at Saturday event

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MEDINA — Hungry residents gathered on the Square on Saturday to gorge themselves on pizza and decide which shop was the best in Medina County. Main Street Medina held the second annual Pizza Palooza featuring six local pizza eateries, with Gionino’s Pizzeria winning top honors as the “People’s Choice” best pizza in Medina. “It feels Read More…

PHOTO: Three generations attend Dad Fest in Sharon Twp. on Sunday

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Analysis: Ohio gas, oil wells more at risk for pollution

Ohio is among 19 states with an oil or gas well recently drilled on public lands that was identified by the federal government as having a higher risk of pollution. Ohio has one higher risk gas well, in Bazetta Township in Trumbull County. It was inspected as required by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Read More…