April 18, 2015

Medina
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OHSAA Tournament: Toledo Notre Dame edges Wadsworth

NORWALK – Wadsworth’s girls basketball team played in its fourth straight Norwalk Division I Regional final on Saturday afternoon. And for the fourth year in a row, Toledo Notre Dame ended the Grizzlies’ postseason run in the Elite Eight. Senior point guard Christiana Jefferson scored a game-high 19 points, including two free throws in the Read More…

Bucks peak at right time

Buckeye senior guard Tyler Hagmeier beats Columbias Kevin Simon to a reboound during the second quarter. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

    YORK TWP. — Every boys basketball team aims to peak for the start of the postseason. Buckeye is one of the few to actually achieve that goal. Junior forward Liam Murray scored 17 points, including a 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter, as the Bucks edged Columbia 57-52 in Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division Read More…

Commentary: NBA Finals likely to feature Cavaliers, Golden State rematch

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The NBA Finals won’t be played until June, but there is a good chance they will feature a rematch from Thursday night. The Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors are the two hottest — and exciting — teams in the league, which they eagerly displayed in front of a national television audience on TNT. As one Read More…

Browns unveil new logo; uniforms to be unveiled April 14

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BEREA — The Browns’ unveiling of their new logo Tuesday turned out to be much ado about nothing. Cleveland will continue to use its insignia-free helmet as its primary logo, but dramatically brightened the shade of orange and changed the facemask to brown. The brown-and-white stripe atop the helmet also has been widened, reflecting subtle Read More…

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

Alexx Sikora

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…