December 20, 2014

Medina
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2010 Medina County Junior Fair results

Beef & Beef Breeding Show Beef Carcass 1st – Jordan Hagenbaugh, Country Classics 2nd – Tom Siedel, Cattle Rustlers 3rd – Hannah Huttinger, Guilford Go-fers Senior Showmanship 1st – Cory Frank, Cattle Rustlers 2nd – Anna Boyert, Cattle Rustlers 3rd – Cory Baker, Cattle Rustlers Intermediate Showmanship 1st – Clayton Boyert, Cattle Rustlers 2nd – Read More…

2010 Medina County Fair results

Dairy Jersey – Bull calf – Rodney Knapp Jersey – Champion Bull – Rodney Knapp Jersey – Spring Heifer Calf – Rodney Knapp – Rodney Knapp Jersey – Winter Heifer Calf – Richman Farms – Rodney Knapp – Rodney Knapp Jersey – Fall Heifer Calf – Bekah Martin Jersey – Fall Yearling Heifer – Rodney Read More…

Medina County Fair: Lawn mower race among new attractions as event wraps up

ABOVE AND BELOW: Participants in the Medina County Fair’s first ever lawn mower race take a practice run before the competition Sunday night. (GAZETTE PHOTOS BY JENNIFER PIGNOLET)

The 165th annual Medina County Fair ended with a bang — and several booms — Sunday night, concluding the week-long event with a lawn mower race and a fireworks show at the fairgrounds. The grandstands were packed with people for the first ever lawn mower race at the fair. The event featured people riding their Read More…

Winner proud despite mixed reception

MEDINA — Scott Drerenak couldn’t stop grinning Friday night as he rocked a T-shirt that said “Proud member of the wrong crowd.” Suffice to say, it didn’t bother the North Olmsted resident when he received a mixed bag of cheers and boos after winning the Me-dina County Fair “Old Iron” Demolition Derby. “I don’t get Read More…

DockDogs Rule: World headquarters for sport in York Township

Chet Prock, of Canal Fulton, watches as his yellow lab Zoey leaps off the dock and into the water to retrieve her toy Wednesday during a DockDogs competition at the Medina County Fair. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY JENNIFER PIGNOLET)

MEDINA — What started as “filler sport” 10 years ago, is now a Medina County-based international phenomenon known as DockDogs. With their owners’ coaxing, dogs take a running leap from a platform and plunge into a pool after a toy. There are classes in vertical and horizontal distance and speed. The event has been a Read More…

Medina County Fair board works all year for one week of festivities

Conrad Haneberg, one of the Medina County fair board’s 30 directors, secures a concrete barrier Thursday at the fairground’s grandstand. Directors take care of tasks during fair week and throughout the rest of the year. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY MARIA KACIK KULA)

MEDINA — The Medina County Fair isn’t just a weeklong event for 30 county residents and their families. For the fair’s board of directors, this week is the culmination of 51 weeks of preparation. “It never ends. There’s always something going on, something to do,” said Denise Gerspacher, who’s been a fair board director for Read More…

Hitting the High Point: Sharon Township’s Walkuski can’t get enough of fair motocross

Sharon Township's Nicklaus Walkuski jumpos over the finish line during his race Tuesday at the Medina County Fair. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY AARON JOSEFCZYK)

MEDINA — Nicholas Walkuski has never looked at the Medina County Fair as just something to do to pass the time during the dog days of summer. A 25-year-old resident of Sharon Township and employee of Hinckley Roofing, the 2003 Highland graduate holds the event in such high regard that he actually lost sleep over Read More…

Piglets enjoy huge popularity at Medina County Fair

Eight-year-old Ean Gute of Liverpool Township watches a mother pig nurse piglets at the Medina County Fair. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY MARIA KACIK KULA)

MEDINA — Piglets don’t get much alone time at the Medina County Fair. There are two pens with litters of the little squealers near the south end of the fairgrounds this week. Not only does each little piggie share the pen with nine siblings and one large mother, they also have plenty of human visitors. Read More…

Medina County Fair: Owens wins $3,000 prize in demolition derby

Black River High graduate Nathan Owens, left, won the feature race at the Medina County Fair ’80s and Newer Demolition Derby on Monday night. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

MEDINA — It was a humid Monday night and the action was even hotter, but Nathan “Boy” Owens didn’t break a sweat. The 1992 Black River High graduate was flawless in his 1992 Ford Crown Victoria at the Medina County Fair’s ’80s and Newer Demolition Derby, winning the feature race over New London’s Dustin Kidd. Read More…

Motocross at the fair: 17-year-old Hoisington glad to be back on track

Medina's Dan Hoisington is happy to be back on track after a two-month layoff. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY AARON JOSEFCZYK)

MEDINA — The Medina County Fair is a homecoming of sorts for many riders, but the 165th rendition meant a little something more to Dan Hoisington on Tuesday night. A senior at Medina High School, the 17-year-old was all set to put his 450 Suzuki LTR to the test when the heart of the racing Read More…