July 22, 2014

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Crushers win slugfest against CornBelters

AVON — Rookie second baseman Zac Messer was the only Crusher without an RBI heading into Tuesday night’s game with Normal.
So, naturally, with two men on in the bottom of the eighth in a tie game, Messer lined a single to left, driving in one and setting the table for a huge four-run inning that [...] Read More…

Wildcats are too much for Bucks in softball game

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LaGRANGE — Buckeye’s softball team was coming off an emotional victory over Firelands in the first round of the LaGrange Division II Sectional and hoping to ride that momentum to a win over top-seeded Keystone in Tuesday’s sectional final. The host Wildcats had other plans. Belting out 10 hits, including two home runs, over five Read More…

Good day to be a Buck

Dan Gilles The Gazette VERMILION — While Lorain’s boys and girls dominated the Vermilion Track and Field Invitational, the Buckeye teams held their own. Behind two individual winners, Buckeye’s boys finished second as a team with 118 points. The girls also won two individual events to finish fifth with 77 points. The Bucks’ Matt Wuensch Read More…

High school baseball: Bees blow lead but come back to win

Medina’s Alex Thielman slides under the tag of Elyria’s Chris Emerson during the Bees’ extra-inning win in Northeast Ohio Conference River Division play. (GAZETTE PHOTO BY CHUCK HUMEL)

ELYRIA — When Medina’s baseball team erupted for four runs in the third inning Tuesday, it looked like the game was over with the way Scott Sency was throwing. Elyria, however, had other plans, knocking Sency from the game with a game-tying sixth inning and forcing extra innings. In the eighth, Medina scored twice off Read More…

Bees serve up victory in volleyball sectional

EATON TWP. — Medina’s volleyball team came into its Midview Division I Sectional match-up with North Ridgeville with a size advantage. But what helped the Bees the most Wednesday was the Rangers’ sudden inability to receive a serve. Medina servers combined for 16 aces, including 10 in the second game, en route to a 25-9, Read More…

Pirates move on at Elyria Sectional finals

ELYRIA TWP. — Fifth-seeded Black River advanced to the Division III Sectional finals at old Elyria West High School on Monday night, handling Mapleton with relative ease, winning 25-6, 25-10, 25-16. Black River will have revenge on its mind when it meets third-seeded Laurel tonight 7:30 p.m. The Gators elimi­nated Black River in the first Read More…

Cross country: Bucks break through in winning preview

CARLISLE TWP. – For the last few years, the Buckeye cross country teams have been looking up to the boys from Black River and the girls from Keystone in the Patriot Athletic Conference. If Monday’s unofficial PAC preview, officially titled the Keystone Icebreaker, has any future ramifications, it appears the buck may stop with the Read More…

Wadsworth grad ‘the go-to guy’ for Crushers

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AVON — To say Wadsworth graduate Drew Saylor has settled in with the Lake Erie Crushers would be an understatement. Saylor, a former Gazette MVP while playing for the Grizzlies, has emerged as one of the leaders for the expansion Frontier League franchise based out of Avon. The 25-year-old has started almost every game at Read More…