September 23, 2014

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Ravens 23, Browns 21: Special teams, missed chances lead to loss

Justin Tucker, Sam Koch

CLEVELAND — The Browns had the chance to go into the bye week 2-1. They had the chance to have a mountain of momentum following last week’s win over the Saints. They had the chance to move a game ahead of the Ravens in the AFC North. They had the chance to prove they aren’t Read More…

Browns special teams stumble badly against Ravens

Asa Jackson, Billy Cundiff

CLEVELAND — With the game hanging in the balance Sunday, the Browns’ special teams couldn’t tip the scale. Not only did the kicking game not help the Browns, it cost them dearly in a 23-21 loss to the Ravens at FirstEnergy Stadium that was decided when Justin Tucker nailed a 32-yard field goal as time Read More…

Hornets’ Rhoads wins again

SULLIVAN TWP. — Carlee Rhoads did it again. The Highland runner won another race and set another personal best Saturday at the J.B. Firestone Invitational at Black River High School. If that wasn’t enough, AnnaMarie DiGiacobbe added a second-place finish for the Hornets, who won the girls title for the fifth year in a row. Read More…

Browns notes: Penalty negates trick play, spoils Johnny Manziel’s big moment

Johnny Manziel

CLEVELAND — The legend of “Johnny Football” could have grown exponentially Sunday afternoon, if not for an ill-timed penalty in the Browns’ 23-21 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel caught a 39-yard pass from Brian Hoyer in the second quarter, but it was erased because of an illegal shift committed by rookie Read More…

‘Juice’ gets loose: Cloverleaf grad scores 1st career touchdown in NFL

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Ravens fullback Kyle Juszczyk couldn’t have written a better script for his homecoming Sunday afternoon. The former Cloverleaf High standout scored his first NFL touchdown on a 9-yard reception from Joe Flacco — and recorded his first three catches in the league — as Baltimore edged the Browns 23-21 in Cleveland. Juszczyk celebrated his score Read More…

Concern growing over NEXUS pipeline project

Eighty people showed up for a 6 p.m. Thursday meeting of Medina County landowners who are concerned the NEXUS Gas Transmission pipeline will run through their properties. Thursday was the second meeting that was held in Community Room B of Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway St., and the attendance size more than doubled. The first Read More…

Student videos sought for suicide prevention

The Medina County Coalition for Suicide Prevention is calling on Medina County students to create one-and-two-minute- long videos for the 2014 Stomp Out Suicide Video Contest. Students in grades six trough 12 are asked to create a video educating youth on suicide risk factors as well as how to get help when you or someone Read More…

Peanut plant owner convicted for salmonella deaths

Staff and wire reports Two sons of an 80-year-old Medina woman who died five years ago after eating peanut butter contaminated with salmonella at a nursing home welcomed the guilty verdicts a Georgia jury handed down Friday against the owner and two other executives of the Peanut Corporation of America. “These are the first steps Read More…

Motorcyclist dies in Guilford Township crash

A 56-year-old Westfield Township man died Friday afternoon in Guilford Township when his motorcycle went left-of-center and crashed head-on with a Jeep. The Ohio Highway Patrol said James M. Gardner was riding his 2008 Suzuki motorcycle northbound on Prospect Street, south of Mill Street, about 3:30 p.m. when he crossed the centerline. The motorcycle was Read More…

Date set to vote in person

In-person voting for the Nov. 4 general election will begin a week early at the Medina County Board of Elections office. The question of when to start in-person voting has been a contentious issue between U.S. District Court Judge Peter C. Economus and Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted for several months. Husted issued a Read More…