September 23, 2014

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Court report for Feb. 7

The following people appeared in Medina County Common Pleas Court on Thursday, according to county Prosecutor Dean Holman: • Nicholas Bianco, 28, of Texas, was sentenced to three years of community control sanctions on one count of trafficking in oxycodone, a third-degree felony, and one count of trafficking in marijuana and two counts of trafficking Read More…

Scott isn’t satsified yet

  Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers have been a .500 team over their last 22 games, but that’s just average. They’ve also won three straight and seven of their last 10 following a 119-108 victory over a totally depleted Orlando Magic team Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena, but coach Byron Scott Read More…

Nordonia survives scare from Hornets

MACEDONIA — The Highland boys basketball came within one point of the Suburban League upset of the season Friday. Unfortunately for the Hornets, they lost all momentum and didn’t make enough free throws in a 55-54 loss to Nordonia. The Knights (17-2, 12-0) clinched their second straight SL title after trailing 42-36 after three quarters. Read More…

Cardinals cruise by Bees

Medina's Brian Letts pushes the ball up the floor past Mentor's Conner Krizancic during the third quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Albert Grindle The Gazette MEDINA — It’s back to the drawing board for Medina’s boys basketball team. A lopsided loss to Mentor isn’t always something to be ashamed of. The Cardinals are sixth in the Associated Press Division I state poll, can score at will and never let off the gas. However, when a 20-point Read More…

Bucks drop out of first place

Chad Grant The Gazette YORK TWP. — Sometimes playing spoiler can be fun. Just ask Brookside’s boys basketball team. The Cardinals upended Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division co-leader Buckeye 50-47 Friday with nothing more than pride. With Buckeye (11-7, 8-6) leading 30-23 and poised to run away with the game early in the second half, Read More…

Grizzlies spread wealth around

Ho Hoffman The Gazette WADSWORTH — The Wadsworth boys basketball team’s 64-39 win Friday over Tallmadge was Grizzlies coach Mike Schmeltzer’s “dream game.” It wasn’t the score of the Suburban League game that caused Schmeltzer to grin from ear-to-ear, but rather the way Wadsworth (10-9, 8-4) scored. Of the Grizzlies’ 25 baskets, 23 came off Read More…

Wheeler lifts Blue Devils to NOC upset

Brunswick's Robert Hale races the ball up court with Garfield Height's Robert Hurst defending during the second quarter. (Judd Smerglia)

Dan Brown The Gazette BRUNSWICK — Kyle Wheeler missed his two shot attempts early in Friday’s game against Garfield Heights. They were about the only two things that went wrong for the Brunswick senior guard as he put on an offensive clinic in 71-45 Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division victory. After clanking his first two Read More…

Phones system is out at The Gazette

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