October 30, 2014

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Girls soccer: Brunswick suffers setback

COPLEY TWP. — It was the rematch the Brunswick girls soccer team had been waiting for all summer. Facing a Copley team that knocked them out of the postseason a year ago, the Blue Devils were out for a little payback Monday night. That revenge will have to wait a little bit longer, however, as Read More…

H.S. Wrestling: Former Black River state champion to coach Pirates

SULLIVAN TWP.— Jesse Campbell is going back to where he made a name for himself. The former Black River state champion wrestler recently was named successor to longtime coach Corey Kline. Campbell spent last year guiding the Pirates’ middle school program, making him almost an ideal fit for a team that will feature a handful Read More…

Pirates win another wacky game

Black River's David Bell breaks through the line for a 55 yard touchdown run in the first quarter Friday night against Clearview. (JUDD SMERGLIA / PHOTO)

Dan Brown The Gazette SULLIVAN TWP. — If you would’ve told coach Al Young his Black River football team would finish its game with Clearview on Friday without its starting quarterback and top running back, he probably would have thought his chances of winning were slim. But behind the legs of Dalton Toth, the Pirates Read More…

Girls soccer: Blue Devils upend Bees

BRUNSWICK — In one of the biggest weeks in program history, the Brunswick girls soccer team proved it belonged with the state’s elite. For the second time in as many seasons, Brunswick defeated rival Medina in a battle of state-ranked teams — this time by a 2-1 count Saturday night at Judy Kirsch Field — Read More…

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…