September 16, 2014

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High School Football: Brunswick at Austintown Fitch

AUSTINTOWN — To begin its season with three straight wins, the Brunswick football team had to overcome a big barrier: The Blue Devils had to halt Austintown Fitch’s 15-game regular-season winning streak. Make Brunswick 3-0 after it coasted to a 41-27 non-conference victory Friday night at Falcon Stadium. “We wanted to be the ones to Read More…

High School Football: North Royalton at Highland

GRANGER TWP. — Defense led the way as the Highland football team wrapped up non-conference play Friday with a convincing 35-6 victory over North Royalton. The win served as a final test before kicking off Suburban League play against undefeated Nordonia next week. “We had a great week at practice and the coaches prepared us Read More…

Gordon could be back in Week 11

Gordon is serving an indefinite ban for failing at least his fourth drug test since being chosen by Cleveland in the second round of the 2012 supplemental draft. The league issued the minimum one-year suspension after denying his appeal on Aug. 27. No official statement on Gordon’s status was released by the NFL or the Read More…

Manziel OK with sitting, learning

Brian Dulik The Gazette BEREA — Right guard Vinston Painter was one of two Browns who were in uniform for their season opener in Pittsburgh but didn’t get into the game Sunday. He had pretty good company on the sideline. Rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel also failed to step onto the field during Cleveland’s 30-27 loss Read More…

Cavs to hold lotteries for single-game tickets

The Cavaliers are great when it comes to lotteries. After winning the NBA Draft Lottery in 2011, 2013 and 2014, the Cavs will initiate a monthly lottery designed to help preserve single-game tickets for as many fans as possible. Demand for tickets is at an unprecedented high now that LeBron James and Kevin Love have Read More…

Football: Medina tackle Zeke Martin hungry for victories

Zeke Martin never wanted to be sick to his stomach again after missing part of his freshman football season with food poisoning. The Medina senior right tackle had to endure a very similar feeling anyway in the fall of 2012. Like so many modern high school athletes, Martin convinced himself that focusing on one sport Read More…

Wrestling: Living legends Houghtaling, Kallai to enter national hall

Jim Houghtaling and Chris Kallai have gone national for all the right reasons. Longtime legends at the local high school level, the two will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma, on Oct. 19. Given the lifetime service to wrestling award by the Ohio Chapter of the NWHOF, Read More…

Volleyball: Blue Devils roll, take over first in NOC Valley

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BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick volleyball team has had a pretty successful season, but had been flying under the radar to this point. That won’t be an issue any more. The Blue Devils announced their presence to the state volleyball world Thursday with a big 25-20, 25-23, 20-25, 25-20 win over state-ranked North Royalton in Northeast Ohio Read More…

Week 3 Medina County High School Football Scores

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It’s Week 3 of high school football, 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 posted yet? Post it Read More…

Browns: Union vote on drug policy expected Friday

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BEREA — The NFL Players Association representatives will review and potentially vote on a new drug policy Friday, union spokesman George Atallah tweeted Thursday night. Safety Johnson Bademosi is the Browns’ rep and said Thursday he hoped a new policy would pass and allow suspended Browns receiver Josh Gordon to return to the field. “I Read More…