Weekly Roundup: July 11-July 17, 2014

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Weekly Roundup gathers most-read news and sports of the week. Here are the stories you don't want to miss:

News

Meth lab discovered next to Portage County offices

A house that sits directly north of the Portage County Administration Building in Ravenna was investigated Thursday after a man apparently entered through a broken window, and police found a meth lab inside.

Crash victim in Ravenna facing long recovery

A benefit will take place Saturday for a Ravenna High School graduate who is still recovering from injuries sustained in a car crash last month.

Windham Township man found guilty in nephew's murder

It took a Portage County jury only 53 minutes of deliberation Thursday to convict Joseph E. Thornton of fatally shooting his nephew in the back of the head in their Windham Township trailer on Christmas Day 2013.

Sports

Waterloo Viking Plumbing outlasts Crestwood Crushers in OSGO A Division clash

The Waterloo Viking Plumbing defeated the Crestwood Crushers 13-9 in a six-inning showdown on Thursday night at Edinburg field to advance in the A Division OGSO tournament.


Windham Mike's Construction captures H League district title

Windham Mike's Construction used clutch pitching and timely hitting to win an H League championship at the Ravenna Hot Stove District Tournament with a 10-0 shutout of the Garfield Fireballs at Volunteer Park on Sunday.

Edinburg, Rootstown pitchers strut their stuff in HH League tournament action at Gracie Fields

Great pitching performances highlighted Sunday's Hot Stove HH action at Rootstown's Gracie Fields. A trio of Edinburg pitchers struck out 21 batters, while a trio of Rootstown pitchers threw a no-hitter.

 

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