March 31, 2015

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Girls basketball: Leader of the Devils, Paige Salisbury stars in final game on home court

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BRUNSWICK — The final home game of Paige Salisbury’s career was memorable and historic Saturday night. Salisbury collected 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists, powering Brunswick’s girls basketball team to a 60-33 wire-to-wire win over Olmsted Falls in a Medina Division I Sectional semifinal. The four-year starting point guard also blocked two shots while Read More…

Blue Devils’ furious rally falls short

GARFIELD HTS. — Zach Cebula carried Brunswick’s boys basketball team for the first three quarters, while Eric Bulic took the reins in the fourth. Though they were arguably the two best players on the court, they needed more help to beat an elite opponent in its gym. Point guard Marreon Jackson scored seven points in Read More…

Hornets refuse to lose another close one

Brian Dulik The Gazette BATH TWP. — After suffering two heartbreaking losses in a row, Highland’s boys basketball team wasn’t about to add a third. Kevin Greenhoe scored a career-high 23 points, including two free throws with seven seconds left, as the Hornets edged Revere 58-55 in Suburban League action Friday. Highland was coming off Read More…

Gymnastics: Blue Devils set sights on districts

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CHESTERLAND — The Brunswick gymnastics team has spent an entire year preparing for this opportunity. It arrives Saturday morning at 10, when the postseason begins with the West Geauga Sectional. The top four teams and 12 individuals in each event move on to the Feb. 28 district meet at the same site. The Blue Devils Read More…

Commentary: Hatred for Heat gone as LeBron James, Cavaliers keep rolling

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The vitriol is almost gone. So are the hard feelings about LeBron James’ defection to South Beach five years ago. Believe it or not, the Cavaliers’ 113-93 win over the Miami Heat was little more than a routine game on Wednesday night. Quicken Loans Arena was sold out and rocking, as usual, but the hatred Read More…

Brian Dulik: Cavaliers find out (Kevin) Love can conquer all … or at least the Lakers

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Kevin Love insisted he didn’t do anything differently Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers. The results — and his noticeable uptick in energy — indicated otherwise. The All-NBA power forward scored a season-high 32 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and buried seven 3-pointers as the Cavaliers crushed Los Angeles 120-105 at Quicken Loans Arena. Love showcased Read More…

Quiring scores career-high 19

STRONGSVILLE — Michael Quiring’s teammates and coaches have been encouraging him to shoot the ball more, and the junior guard heard their message loud and clear Friday night. Quiring scored a career-high 19 points, including four 3-pointers, as Brunswick’s boys basketball team clawed out a 67-56 Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division victory at Strongsville. “People Read More…

Commentary: Fun night at The Q gives glimpse into how good Cavs can be

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The Cavaliers were a team on a mission Thursday, determined to show a national television audience just how far they’ve come. They also had one heckuva good time while doing it. J.R. Smith helped mascot Moondog attempt half-court shots, minority owner Nate Forbes playfully ran onto the court to call a technical foul and Iman Read More…

Commentary: Dion Waiters met with boos from Cleveland crowd

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Dion Waiters is a likable enough guy, always willing to offer high-fives to fans and warm smiles to Quicken Loans Arena employees. As a basketball player, though, “Ball Hard” was one of the most maddening talents to suit up for the Cavaliers in many years. Waiters brought his tired act to town Sunday with his Read More…

Cavaliers: Coveted big man acquired in trade with Denver

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CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ quest to add a legitimate big man is complete. Denver traded starting center Timofey Mozgov and a second-round draft pick to Cleveland in exchange for two first-round selections Wednesday night, marking the Cavaliers’ second significant trade in three days. The 7-foot-1, 250-pounder averaged 8.5 points, a career-high 7.8 rebounds and 1.17 blocked shots Read More…