September 1, 2014

Medina
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Cross country: Rhoads, Wadsworth boys win

GREEN — The girls race Saturday at the Suburban League Super Duals wasn’t even close. The winners of both individual and team competitions left a wide gap behind them. Highland’s Carlee Rhoads won by a margin of 1:22. Nordonia won the team competition with a 7-0 record fueled by six runners in the top 15. Read More…

Girls soccer: Bucks tie Wooster

YORK TWP. — The Buckeye girls soccer team’s match Saturday against Wooster brought a range of emotions. In 80 minutes, the Bucks showed frustration, disappointment, relief, joy and, finally, desperation. As the non-league game ended 1-1, Buckeye settled for mixed emotion. The Bucks (3-0-1) looked like the better team and took control early. Corrinne Phillips Read More…

Hikers to be rewarded for walking park trails

Rain soaks the path at the Abbeyville Road entrance to the Lester Rail Trail on Sunday in York Township. The trail is one of 20 in the Medina County Park District’s Trekking Through Autumn self-guided hiking program, which begins today. (KATIE ANDERSON / GAZETTE)

The Medina County Park District again is offering awards to hikers who cover at least eight of 20 designated trails. Trekking Through Autumn is a self-guided hiking program, which began in 2007 and is aimed at showcasing the beauty of fall in Medina County’s parks. The program begins today. To win an award, participants must Read More…

ACT preparation classes available at Medina County Career Center

College-bound students planning to take the ACT will have two opportunities to enroll in preparation classes at the Medina County Career Center, 1101 W. Liberty St., Medina. The five-week course includes sample ACT tests to identify areas of weakness and help with setting goals and building confidence in taking the test. The classes will be Read More…

Local restaurants, food providers recognized for cleanliness

Fifteen local food service operations, including seven school cafeterias, received Excellence Awards from the Medina County Health Department as acknowledgement of their infraction-free inspection reports and service, sanitation, and safety efforts. Forty others received Compliance Awards. The annual Excellence Awards are presented to operations that are shown after routine food safety-inspections to be free of Read More…

Grand jury indicts Bronson Street occupant on charge of allowing drugs

The Gazette A Bronson Street resident being sued by the city has been indicted by a grand jury on felony charges of permitting drug abuse. David Reed, 53, of 416 Bronson St., Medina, was indicted this week by a grand jury on the charge, a fifth-degree felony. Prosecutor Dean Holman said he would present the Read More…

High School Football: Buckeye at Revere

Richard Doyle The Gazette BATH TWP. — The Buckeye football team was hoping its stars would shine on the first night of the season. Revere, on the other hand, was hoping to get its program back to the level of dominance it had from 1989-2005, when it qualified for the playoffs seven times. The Minutemen Read More…

High School Football: Wadsworth at Ashland

Mike Peticca The Gazette ASHLAND — Remarkably successful football coaches such as Wadsworth’s Greg Dennison can’t be expected to recall all their victories. Dennison, though, will always remember his 139th win as the Grizzlies’ leader and 150th overall in his high school career. Dennison, who had kidney removal surgery Aug. 12, wore a headset in Read More…

Week 1 Medina County high school football scores

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It’s finally high school football season. Week 1 kicks off tonight, and we’ve got you covered for Medina County scores.  If you’re interested in Lorain County scores, head over to our sister paper, The Chronicle-Telegram. We’ll keep this page updated with scores as we get them. Do you have a score update that we haven’t Read More…

Attorney named in capital murder case

A Brunswick man facing capital murder charges has been appointed the same defense attorney who represented Steven Cepec in his capital murder trial. James Tench, 28, faces charges of aggravated murder, murder, aggravated robbery, kidnapping and evidence tampering. If convicted, he could be sentenced to the death penalty. He’s accused of killing his mother, Mary Read More…