September 3, 2014

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Browns notes: Shoulder injury limits Winslow

BEREA — Coach Romeo Crennel said he didn’t know what the word meant, but it’s not good for the Browns. Crennel said tight end Kellen Winslow had a “mild subluxation” of his left shoulder, which means it’s partially dislocated. He didn’t practice Wednesday but said he’d play Sunday vs. the Ravens. “I don’t know what Read More…

Cross country notes: Allergies no fun for Firelands’ LaMar

Allergy season shows no mercy to athletes. Just ask Firelands junior Cory LaMar. LaMar, a 2006 Division II regional qualifier, has struggled with breathing problems this season. A good, hard overnight freeze would significantly relieve some of his problems by wiping out many of the airborne allergens. His handicap has limited him to a 69th-place Read More…

Elyria hopes for rerun … another win on TV

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Brunswick (5-0) at Elyria (1-4) WHEN: Tonight, 7 o’clock TV/RADIO: FSN Ohio; WEOL 930-AM; WDLW 1380-AM LAST YEAR: Brunswick, 35-34 THE SKINNY: It’s TV time for the Pioneers again. Last year, during FSN Ohio’s first season of televised high school football games, the Pioneers defeated North Royalton. Tonight is Take 2, but Read More…

Prep golf: Lutheran West romps to Division III sectional win

HINKLEY — Lutheran West set a school record for an 18-hole tournament en route to winning the Division III sectional Wednesday at Pine Hills. The Longhorns fired a 313, well ahead of second-place Cuyahoga Heights (340). John Reimar of third-place Chanel (341) was medalist with a 3-under par 73. Louie Durban and Ben Lehrke were Read More…

Tim Dahlberg: Sympathy for Michael Vick goes up in smoke

It was almost time to call piling on, nearly time to start feeling a little bit sorry for Michael Vick. The images of him and his buddies laughing and joking while stringing one dog up on a tree or holding another underwater in a pond had faded just a bit. In their place were fresher Read More…

Next up for Ohio State: Minnesota having trouble holding on to the ball

MINNEAPOLIS — No, the Gophers haven’t been asked to carry footballs with them to class this week. They’re not cuddling up next to the pigskins at night. But they’ve been sternly warned to start taking better care of the ball. “If we just value the football and take care of the ball like we know Read More…

Ridgeville grad battling skin cancer looks to reclaim her future

Rachael Sandidge resembled a princess the night she was crowned North Ridgeville High School’s 2007 prom queen. She owned the night of May 19, 2007. Her yellow, strapless dress complemented her long brown hair, which flowed in curls around her slightly tanned shoulders. The crown placed upon her head sparkled, just like her smile. PHOTO Read More…

Cancer treatment put teen’s life on hold

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Rachael Sandidge sits at her dining room table, acceptance letters from Ohio University, the University of Toledo and Ohio Northern neatly displayed in a memory book. That is as close to college memories as the 18-year-old will have for the next year. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE Rachael Sandidge gets blood drawn by Read More…

Facts about melanoma

What is melanoma? According to the American Cancer Society, cancer of the skin is the most common of all cancers. Melanoma accounts for about 3 percent of skin cancer cases, but it causes the most skin cancer deaths. The number of new cases of melanoma in the United States is on the rise. The American Read More…

White men beat black teen

Police say racial slur led to fight; one arrested ELYRIA — A 17-year-old black teenager was beaten up after being called a racial slur by two white men Friday evening, police say. Machovina The incident, which forced Travis Noble to undergo surgery to repair his damaged jaw, is being watched by a national civil rights Read More…