October 21, 2014

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Knights beat Grizzlies

MACEDONIA — A big second quarter was all Nordonia’s boys basketball team needed Friday in a 70-59 win over Wadsworth in Suburban League action. The Knights (15-2, 10-0) won the second quarter 24-13 on a night in which they received double-figure scoring totals from Chris Scott (12 points), Eli Linder (11), Nick Piotrowski (11) and Read More…

Blue Devils give Tigers all they can handle

Brunswick senior Kyle Wheeler drives the lane past Twinsburg's Talen Johnson during the first quarter. (Aaron Josefczyk photo)

Albert Grindle The Gazette BRUNSWICK — It may take a few days for the numbness to subside. The Brunswick boys basketball team had every opportunity to put away very solid Twinsburg on Friday. Unfortunately for the Blue Devils, a lack of rebounding and ball control in critical moments added up to a 70-69 loss in Read More…

Miller has game of his life

Rick Noland The Gazette YORK TWP. —  There’s no denying Jeff Miller had the game of his life Friday night as the Buckeye boys basketball team defeated Wellington 72-67 in Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division action. But an explanation for why the rugged and strong 6-foot-3 junior was able to finish with 27 points and Read More…

Pressure gets to Pirates

Dan Brown The Gazette SULLIVAN TWP. — For a quarter and a half Friday night, everything was going to plan for Black River’s boys basketball team. The Pirates were knocking down shots, getting stops and controlling tempo. The feeling was short-lived, however, as Brookside took control behind the strength of junior center Kelvin Jones en Read More…

Colts gallop off with win

Ho Hoffman The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf boys basketball team not only won its second Suburban League game of the season Friday, but a 62-51 victory over Revere was its first over the Minutemen since Feb. 9, 2007. The Colts (4-12, 2-8) were like a school of sharks smelling blood as they snapped Read More…

Others could learn from Houska

Chad Grant The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — With the ability to shoot free throws lacking at all levels of basketball, the performance of Highland’s Tanner Houska should be used as an example of how it’s supposed to be done. Houska wore a path to the line Friday and led Highland to a 59-54 Suburban League Read More…