March 6, 2015

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Boys basketball: Brunswick’s next man up delivers

Michael Quiring

LYNDHURST — Looking for a spark Tuesday, the Brunswick boys basketball team took an Oregon football mentality during a 59-40 Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division win against Brush. On the road and with two of their leading scorers — Eric Bulic and Nate Armagost — mired in foul trouble, the Blue Devils (11-0) were led by Read More…

Bees handle Bulldogs

Brad Bournival The Gazette OLMSTED TWP. — The Medina boys basketball team made sure there wasn’t a sequel — not after a one-point defeat over the weekend in which it gave up 12 of the final 14 points, and not after a three-game losing streak. The victim Tuesday was OlmstedFalls, as Medina blew the Bulldogs Read More…

Long layoff doesn’t hurt Grizzlies

Brad Bournival The Gazette WADSWORTH — If there were fears of a nine-day layoff, the Wadsworth girls basketball team put them to rest Monday. It came in a tidy 61-45 non-conference win over Wooster during the Believe Roundball Classic. “We did a lot of good things for it being a nine-day layoff,” Wadsworth coach Andrew Read More…

Naples upsets top seed at MIT

MEDINA – The Medina Invitational Tournament might just have launched another wrestler into the stratosphere. Now in its 40th year, the MIT has a penchant for making names for wrestlers early. Saturday, Aaron Naples of Brunswick took a major step forward. A district qualifier last season, the 195-pound sophomore registered a pin and major decision Read More…

Bulldogs stuff Bees

Brad Bournival The Gazette GARFIELD HTS. — As much as the Garfield Heights boys basketball team gets credit for its high-octane offense, the Bulldogs’ defense can be just as tenacious. As much as Medina tried to make the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division game reasonable Friday, the Bees had no answer in a 59-37 loss. Read More…

High school football: Bob Lake ends second tenure as Cloverleaf coach

Recently resigned Bob Lake is Cloverleaf’s winningest football coach. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

WESTFIELD TWP. — With his plan fulfilled, Bob Lake has stepped aside as the coach of Cloverleaf’s football team. The winningest coach in school history with a 67-102 record, Lake came in to help when the Colts needed him the most. Without the ability to hire a full-time teacher in 2012, Cloverleaf looked to Lake, Read More…

Sitting in a good position

Brunswick Josh Heil takes down Seth Hogue from Reynolds High School in Oregon during their match at 132 lbs. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

  CUYAHOGA FALLS — Noah Baughman only knows the stories of the past when now assistant coach Brad Squire won the Ironman Tournament for Wadsworth’s wrestling team. Entering Day 2 of arguably the best invitational in the nation this morning, the returning state champion still has a chance to join Squire as the only wrestler Read More…

Wadsworth athlete takes shot at making Olympic women’s bobsled team

Going from a three-sport athlete at Wadsworth and three-time record holder in track and field at two colleges to bobsled standout? If Kristen Bennett has anything to do with it, the answer is yes. The Gazette’s 2009 Senior Female Athlete of the Year excelled in volleyball and track — Bennett didn’t play basketball her senior Read More…

Women’s soccer: Katie Roberts nominated for Golden Boot

Katie Roberts has put herself in rare air after finishing a storybook senior season at the University at Buffalo. The 2011 Cloverleaf graduate logged 12 goals and added three assists to lift the Bulls’ women’s soccer team to its first Mid-American Conference title. In doing so, Buffalo also reached the NCAA Division I Tournament for Read More…

Spencer’s Glasgo is logistics manager for Hamlin

Brad Bournival The Gazette With the Chase for the Cup reaching its pinnacle Sunday, SpencerTownship resident Scott Glasgo once again found himself in the middle of the biggest prize on the NASCAR circuit. The logistics manager for Denny Hamlin — a jack-of-all trades job where he basically drives the coach, cleans and cooks for driver Read More…