July 28, 2014

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Barbara M. Teli

Barbara M. Teli (nee Martin), 94, also known as “the lady in purple,” passed away Friday, July 6, 2007 at Columbus Colony Elderly Care in Westerville. She was born February 3, 1913, in Lafayette, IN, and moved to Westerville seven years ago coming from Sheffield Lake where she lived many years.  Mrs. Teli was a Read More…

Browns’ Tucker suspended four games for steroid use

 BEREA — As Ryan Tucker worked out in the offseason, trying to come back from a mental disorder that caused him to leave the team twice last year for a total of seven games, he turned to steroids to help make it back. The choice caught up with him Friday, when the NFL announced a Read More…

Browns notes: Tucker’s troubles open door for Thomas

 BEREA — No. 3 overall pick Joe Thomas was always expected to win the starting left tackle job, but it became a near certainty when starting right tackle Ryan Tucker was suspended Friday for testing positive for steroids. Kevin Shaffer, the incumbent at left tackle and Thomas’ competition, is the favorite to replace Tucker. Coach Read More…

Browns camp: Friday lowdown

  WHAT HAPPENED: The team worked on situations, including Hail Mary passes and last-play laterals, during a half-speed morning practice. It scrimmaged for about an hour in the evening. WHAT’S NEXT: The team is off today after eight straight days to open training camp. They will practice Sunday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. SUSPENDED: Right tackle Ryan Read More…

Softball notes: ‘Waves roll to second in World Series

 The Lorain County TidalWaves — playing seven games in 24 hours — finished second in the country in the NSA’s Class B World Series in Indiana. With Bee Shaw of Keystone pitching four games on Saturday, coach Mike Conrad’s team went 9-2 for the tournament which wrapped up last weekend in northwestern Indiana. The TidalWaves Read More…

Johnson masters Firestone … at least for a day

 AKRON — In order to get a chance at the green — money, that is — at the Bridgestone Invitational, Zach Johnson channeled the green. Jacket, that is. With a 5-under-par 65 on Friday, the reigning Masters champion thought back to his days in April when he surprised the field at Augusta National. There was Read More…

Tribe tops Santana again, moves back into first in AL Central

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins were happy to be back on the field, but Grady Sizemore and the Cleveland Indians certainly had more fun. Sizemore homered and had four RBIs for C.C. Sabathia and the Indians, who started an important four-game series with a 5-2 victory over Johan Santana and the Twins on Friday night. Read More…

Confident Sabbatini leads Bridgestone by two

 AKRON — Rory Sabbatini didn’t call his shot at the Bridgestone Invitational on Friday. But he came awfully close. After firing a second consecutive 67, the South African was asked if he’d take his chances if someone gave him two more 67s to go home right now. He said he’d take it and the $1.35 Read More…

Brinda wants another bite

Losing mayoral candidate will need court’s help to run for school board ELYRIA — It looks like Elyria school board member Holly Brinda will have to go to court if she wants to run for re-election in November after losing the Elyria Democratic mayoral primary in May, county elections officials said. Brinda would be prohibited Read More…

Doug Clarke column: Jacobs Field crew failing Scoreboard 101

First off, I need a couple of you to bring me the klutz who is responsible for the scoreboard content at Jacobs Field. Grab him by the elbows and usher him into my office, pronto-like. Let his feet dangle off the floor as you do this ushering. OK, Sport, now that you’re here, let me Read More…