October 21, 2014

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High School Football: Oberlin at Buckeye

YORK TWP. — As Buckeye’s football team walked off the field after a 55-16 thrashing of Oberlin, Braeden Stauffer helped carry some equipment into the locker room. You would never know the sophomore scored a touchdown he will never forget. Stauffer’s first career score in the closing seconds — an exclamation point on an easy Read More…

Soccer: In battle of top teams, No. 9 Brunswick tie No. 1 Strongsville

Brunswick’s Marissa Fabrizi battles Strongsville’s Megan Patrick for the ball in the first half. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

STRONGSVILLE— You can count on one hand the number of times Macey Juguilon had the ball Monday night. But the Brunswick senior isn’t about counting her touches; she’s about making the most of her opportunities. Juguilon connected on one of the biggest shots of her prep career in helping the ninth-ranked Blue Devils forge a Read More…

Girls soccer: Medina’s Bri Shingary has a name to remember

Bri Shingary

MEDINA — There have been plenty of talented scorers come through Medina’s girls soccer program. From Kase McCoy to Michelle Anderson to Mallory Mahar to Becca Candler, the Bees have had their share of players that could find the back of the net. Now Bri Shingary can be added, as the senior moved into 25th Read More…

Boys soccer: Grizzlies’ first win of young season well worth the wait

Wadsworth’sLuke Wenneman, right, celebrates with Alex Lenc after Wenneman scored. (AARON JOSEFCZYK / GAZETTE)

WESTFIELD TWP. — The collective sigh of relief heard Tuesday night at Gene Clark Stadium was from Wadsworth’s boys soccer team. Coming into a Suburban League clash with rival Cloverleaf, the Grizzlies were still searching for their first victory. Wadsworth got that elusive win in the form of a 4-0 triumph. “It wasn’t a giant Read More…

H.S. soccer: Bees pull off wild rally

BRUNSWICK — The smiles from the Medina boys soccer team said it all Saturday night. So did the stunned looks from Brunswick, as it watched the Bees complete one of the best come-from-behind victories in the longtime series. Trailing by a goal with three minutes left, Medina found a way to not only score the Read More…

High School Football: Black River at Northwestern

CHESTER TWP. — A week after a remarkable offensive display, Black River’s football team had a night to forget Friday at Northwestern. The good news is the Pirates get to come back today and fight their way back into it. After a first half of miscues, breakdowns and anything else that Pirates coach Al Young Read More…

Boys soccer: Just hanging on, injuries hurt Bucks’ chances

Buckeye’s Carter Hudak heads the ball over Firelands Jordan Ruffner, left, and Patrick Brightbill in the first half. (JUDD SMERGLIA / GAZETTE)

SOUTH AMHERST — Over the course of its Patriot Athletic Conference showdown with Firelands Wednesday night, the Buckeye boys soccer team went from attack mode to survival mode. After scoring early and matching everything the Falcons threw their way, the Bucks found themselves making sure they had enough healthy bodies to finish the night as Read More…

High School Football: Cloverleaf at Northwest

CANAL FULTON — Coming into the season opener Friday at Northwest, Cloverleaf football coach BobLake knew his team was raw on offense. With just three full-time starters back and another that started late in the season, the Colts struggled to move the football against the bigger Indians and got blanked 19-0 in non-league play. “It’s Read More…

Kendel on fire for Bees

Medinas' Scott Schweppe brings the ball up the field past Highlands' Noah Nerlich during the first half. (Aaron Josefczyk photo)

Dan Brown The Gazette MEDINA — Justus was served Thursday night at Medina Memorial Stadium. Senior forward Justus Kendel had a pair of second-half goals to wrap up an efficient 3-0 victory over MedinaCounty rival Highland in non-league action. Despite the Hornets having the edge in possession, the Bees’ ability to take advantage of every Read More…

Girls soccer: Loss gives Highland extra motivation

Highland’s Mari Ley battles for the ball with Olmsted Falls Taylor Hurt in the first half. (AARON JOSEFCZYK / GAZETTE)

GRANGER TWP. — Sometimes the best thing to do after a loss is to get back on the field. That was the case for Highland’s girls soccer team, which bounced back from a bitter three-goal setback earlier this week by taking out its frustrations on Olmsted Falls in the form of a 5-0 non-league victory Read More…