December 19, 2014

Medina
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Grizzlies have too much bite for Colts

Rick Noland The Gazette WADSWORTH — The varsity game mirrored the junior varsity contest. The Wadsworth boys basketball team stormed to a 70-34 victory over Cloverleaf on Friday in Suburban League action after building a whopping 21-2 lead after the first quarter. The Grizzlies (2-1, 1-0), who outscored the Colts (0-3, 0-1) 49-11 over the Read More…

Bees swarm all over Blue Devils

Albert Grindle The Gazette BRUNSWICK — It was not permitted to celebrate on the court Friday, so Medina’s student section gleefully went to the locker room instead. It took Bees boys basketball coach Anthony Stacey all of about two seconds to agree to the demand of “The Swarm” after Medina demolished Brunswick 63-35 in Northeast Read More…

Both coaches see positives

Richard Doyle The Gazette SULLIVAN TWP. — For Oberlin’s boys basketball team, it was a chance to prove it could match a level of intensity with talent. For Black River, it was a chance to raise its talent to its high level of intensity. Only the Phoenix was successful in its quest, as it rolled Read More…

Bucks satisfy hunger with victory

Dan Brown The Gazette YORK TWP. — A week of practice without a game can make many teams complacent. It makes Buckeye’s boys basketball team hungrier. On the heels of a heartbreaking loss to Norwayne, the Bucks channeled their energy Friday night into a 59-38 drubbing of Clearview in the Patriot Athletic Conference opener for Read More…

Bulldogs on fire from field

Kenneth Coleman The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — Fans were treated to lights-out shooting Friday in a boys basketball game between Highland and Green. Unfortunately for Hornets supporters, most of the swishes were by the Bulldogs. Green shot the ball like it was on its home court, tallying 10 makes from 3-point land while cruising to Read More…

Campbell set to start

Scott Petrak The Gazette BEREA — The supersized sigh of relief came from the Browns’ coaching staff, offense and defense. Quarterback Jason Campbell was cleared to play and will start Sunday in New England. The uncertainty from the beginning of the week was replaced by a sense of comfort Friday as Campbell practiced for the Read More…

Browns: Quarterback Campbell back at practice

BEREA — Browns quarterback Jason Campbell was cleared to return to practice Thursday, putting him in the mix to start against the New England Patriots. The ninth-year pro suffered a concussion on Nov. 24 when Pittsburgh cornerback William Gay delivered a left-handed blow to his facemask. The play went unpenalized by referee Terry McAulay, but Read More…

Browns: Few question the work ethic of WR Gordon these days

BEREA — Josh Gordon caught the simple in route, absorbed a shot from safety Winston Guy, spun and took off. Cornerback Dwayne Gratz thought he had him, but Gordon pulled away. Safety Johnathan Cyprien had the angle on him, then didn’t. Gordon’s 95-yard touchdown Sunday against Jacksonville not only made NFL history as he became Read More…

Girls golf MVP: Alice Ho’s work ethic, kindness come from family

To understand the greatness of Wadsworth girls golfer Alice Ho, it takes much, much more than judging a book by its cover. Ho is the daughter of Hong Kong immigrants Ron and Jessica, whose true given names are Runneng and Xiao Duan. They left their homeland in search of a better life, driven by the Read More…

Ohio vs. Michigan: Cook has been leader Spartans needed

It’s been quite a ride for Connor Cook and Michigan State’s football program. The Hinckley Township native has guided the Spartans to their first perfect Big Ten regular season since 1966 and the conference championship game for the second time in three seasons. It wasn’t easy for Cook, as he not only was involved in Read More…