February 8, 2016


Indians move up in wild-card race

  Brian Dulik The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Indians were more than happy to accept some help from the Houston Astros and Mother Nature on Friday night. Cleveland scored a pair of unearned runs, including the game-winner on a rare double-error, to beat Houston 2-1 in a game shortened to 6½ innings by heavy rain. Read More…

Weather in big winner

Brunswick's Michael Bekeny looks for room to run in the first quarter Friday night against Hudson. (JUDD SMERLGIA/GAZETTE)

  Rick Noland The Gazette Four of the six football games involving Medina County teams were postponed Friday due to weather-related issues and will resume this afternoon. Host Brunswick trailed Hudson 12-0 with 4:42 left in the first half when lightning halted the non-league game. The Blue Devils and Explorers will resume play at 3:30 Read More…

Knights strike down Colts

Ho Hoffman The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf football team received a double dose of lightning Friday night at Gene Clark Stadium. Lightning from the Nordonia offense coupled with lightning from the sky resulted in a game-shortened 27-3 Suburban League defeat for the Colts. The weather was the big story. Athletic directors and head Read More…

Hornets hold on

Wadsworth's Martice Jackson looks for running room against Highland's Jacob Wade during the third quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Albert Grindle The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — No matter how physical, nerve-racking and bizarre Friday night was, the 40-yard line at Highland Stadium was a watery wonderland for the Hornets football team when Bruce Kinsey kneeled the final ticks off the clock. Relief morphed into a rowdy celebration instantly, as Highland held on for dear Read More…