October 26, 2014

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High School Football: Tallmadge at Cloverleaf

WESTFIELD TWP. — The numbers told the story. At halftime Friday, the Cloverleaf football had managed 8 yards of offense and three first downs, two from penalties. Despite an improved second half, the winless Colts fell to Tallmadge 41-6 in Suburban League action. The Blue Devils (6-3, 3-3) stopped a three-game losing streak. “We struggled Read More…

High School Football: Highland at Green

GREEN — The 2014 season is becoming all about second chances for the Highland football team, and its 35-14 victory over Green on Friday night might be a microcosm. The Hornets (7-2, 5-1) have won five games in a row after a self-described disappointing 2-2 start. “We wanted to finish 6-0 from our 2-2 start, Read More…

High School Football: Medina at Mayfield

MAYFIELD — It’s been a difficult football season in terms of wins and losses for Medina. There are a couple points of consolation for coach Dan Sutherland and the Bees, however, and those traits emerged again in Medina’s 42-16 loss to powerhouse Mayfield on Friday night. “It’s been the case all season,” Sutherland said after Read More…

Week 9 Medina County High School Football Scores

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We’re nearing the end of high school football, but there are still some important games being played. We’ve got you covered for the Medina County Week 9 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 Read More…

Accused drug trafficker faces federal charges

A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment Thursday charging a 22-year-old Medina man with possession with the intent to distribute and distribution of crack cocaine, said Steven M. Dettelbach, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. Medina police arrested Jeimil A. Henderson, 22, of the 700 block of North Broadway Street, in August Read More…

LeBron-less Cavs fall to Grizzlies in preseason finale

Mike Miller, Nick Calathes

MEMPHIS — With LeBron James sitting out to rest, the Cavaliers dropped their exhibition finale 96-92 to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. Cleveland (5-2) will open the regular season a week from today against the New York Knicks at Quicken Loans Arena. Kyrie Irving had 16 points and three assists for the Cavs, while Dion Read More…

This week’s Medina County police log (updated three times weekly)

Note: This page is updated on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays with police logs from the Medina, Brunswick and Wadsworth areas. Brunswick police Friday, Oct. 17 3:02 a.m. — 1100 block Pearl Road, Nicole C. Lung, 21, Broadview Heights, charged with simple assault. She’s accused of striking a man with a beer bottle following a verbal Read More…

Barbershop harmonies come to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (with video)

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The Matinee Singers brought their barbershop harmonies and showmanship to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Medina on Tuesday afternoon as part of the church’s Brown Bag Concert series. The group mostly is comprised of retired members of Akron’s Derbytown Chorus, who have flexible schedules and regularly perform and rehearse during the daytime. The group bills Read More…

Brunswick High School’s roof to be fixed after hail storm, tornado

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BRUNSWICK — Three sections of Brunswick High School’s roof will be repaired before winter arrives. The school board Monday night approved a bid of $655,119 from Strongsville-based Professional Roofing Services. The roof was damaged during a hail storm and tornado that struck the city in June. “We were advised it would be better to get Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 21

Chloe McKinzie

Football Gary Clift Jr., Brunswick: Senior wide receiver scored two touchdowns in Blue Devils’ 59-21 win over Twinsburg. … First score in Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division game came on 70-yard punt return. … Other TD was 9-yard reception in second quarter. … Had 134 punt return yards in first quarter. … Finished with five Read More…