June 26, 2016

Medina
Partly sunny
72°F
 

High school basketball: Slighted Medina takes frustrations out on Walsh Jesuit

MEDINA — “Don’t make me angry. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.” The foreboding warning from David Banner before his anger turns him into the monstrous, raging Incredible Hulk probably should have been posted above the visiting locker room Saturday night, as the second-seeded Medina boys basketball team and Jon Teske went full Hulk Read More…

High school basketball: Cloverleaf falls behind early, can’t catch up in PTC Metro matchup with Streetsboro

WESTFIELD TWP. — The season has been filled with tough losses and lessons learned for the Cloverleaf boys basketball team. The Colts fell behind early in their Portage Trail Conference Metro Division matchup with Streetsboro on Friday, but showed their customary fight and class while playing even with a solid team down the stretch. The Read More…

High school basketball: Cloverleaf plays complete game, still falls to Field

BRIMFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf boys basketball team played one of its best games of the season Friday night against Field in a Portage Trail Conference Metro Division matchup. The Colts made big shots, won the rebounding battle, bounced back from an early deficit and took the Falcons to the wire. Unfortunately for Cloverleaf, it Read More…

Boys basketball: Brunswick maintains three-way tie atop the Greater Cleveland Conference beating last place Euclid

EUCLID — With a big game looming Tuesday, the Brunswick boys basketball team left no doubt it was ready in a Greater Cleveland Conference game with last-place Euclid. The Blue Devils came out firing on all cylinders Friday and dropped the Panthers 65-53 in a game that wasn’t nearly as close as the final score Read More…

High school basketball: Highland girls fall out of first with loss to Barberton

GRANGER TWP. — The Highland girls basketball team felt the wrath of vengeful Barberton and dropped a tough 58-48 Suburban League American Division contest Wednesday, falling out of a first-place tie in the process. After trouncing the Magics (10-9, 5-6) 64-38 in the first meeting, the rematch went much differently. Highland (16-4, 9-2) and Barberton Read More…

High school basketball: Cloverleaf can’t keep pace, drop PTC Metro game to Springfield

LAKEMORE — The Cloverleaf boys basketball team came roaring out of the starting gate Friday in a Portage Trail Conference Metro Division game with Springfield. Then it hit the wall on the first turn and crashed spectacularly in falling 61-48. The Colts (1-16, 1-10) played one of their best quarters of the season and built Read More…

Boys basketball: Highland’s winning streak snapped by Revere’s Pete Nance

GRANGER TWP. — When asked why his team lost Friday night, Highland boys basketball coach Adam Cestaro gave a two-word answer: Pete Nance. The 6-foot-8 sophomore center led Revere to a 54-50 Suburban League American Division win over the Hornets by playing tough in the post on both ends of the floor. “He makes it Read More…

Boys basketball: Highland knocks off Roosevelt in Suburban League victory

KENT — With some fleet feet, a transition offense and an up-tempo third quarter, the Highland boys basketball team knocked off Roosevelt 59-54 Friday in a Suburban League American Division game. The Hornets were in a dogfight for the first 16 minutes, as the Rough Riders used a ton of second-chance looks and shoot-it-from-anywhere guard Read More…

Boys basketball: Tough loss for Black River falls to Firelands in PAC

HENRIETTA TWP. — A close, well-played game took a turn for the weird in the final seconds Friday night. With Firelands holding a two-point lead, a foul and a pair of technical fouls helped the Falcons drop Black River 70-63 in Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division boys basketball action. The Falcons (4-6, 3-3) led 62-60 Read More…

High school basketball: Buckeye uses depth to topple Black River

YORK TWP. — Feisty and physical are terms that perfectly sum up the Black River and Buckeye girls basketball game Wednesday night. The two Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division rivals banged, tussled and often left a pile of players on the floor after each loose ball opportunity. The Bucks were just too much, however, and Read More…