October 30, 2014

Medina
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Vanessa Pasadyn, Tara Horton shine as Blue Devils take 2nd

Tara Horton

STRONGSVILLE — The Brunswick girls cross country team was second at the Strongsville Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Vanessa Pasadyn finished sixth individually in 19:14, while Tara Horton (19:57) also broke 20 minutes. Tyler Menear (18th, 16:50) led the Brunswick boys to seventh. Medina’s boys placed third and were led by Ian McKee (21st, 16:53), while Read More…

Highland loses after failed two-point conversion

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GRANGER TWP. — Sometimes you’re the hero. Sometimes, well, you’re not. Highland football coach Tom Lombardo wasn’t feeling very heroic Friday night following his team’s heartbreaking 24-23 Suburban League loss to visiting Copley. The Hornets, trailing 24-17 in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter, rallied to pull within one point when junior wide receiver Read More…

Bucks finish strong against archrival Pirates

Maggie Galazewski

SULLIVAN TWP. — The Buckeye volleyball team started strong Tuesday and battled to a 25-11, 27-29, 25-19, 25-19 Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division victory over rival Black River. The victory snapped a two-match losing streak for the Bucks (7-3, 6-2), who failed to win a game in back-to-back PAC losses to Brookside and Keystone. “It Read More…

Golf: Stuart Arbuckle, Gus Kazek head Black River’s J.B. Firestone Invite

Stuart Arbuckle

Black River will host the J.B. Firestone Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. The host Pirates and Highland will be the lone Medina County teams running at the event. Last year Highland won the team title, and then-junior Stuart Arbuckle ran a 17:04 to win the individual championship. Black River’s Gus Kazek was just eight seconds Read More…

Bees can’t hang on for win

Eric Barnes The Gazette CUYAHOGA FALLS — The Medina football team earned praise from its coach for a gutsy effort Friday night, but the result was still a 14-10 loss to Cuyahoga Falls in Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division action. Black Tigers senior defensive lineman Doug Dodridge recovered a Medina fumble on fourth down with just Read More…

Bucks show fire after half

Eric Barnes The Gazette SANDUSKY — The Buckeye football team stormed off the field cheering Friday night, and it had just suffered a 35-point defeat. Call it a step in the growing process despite a 55-20 non-league loss to Sandusky Perkins at Firelands Regional Medical Center Stadium. Nothing worked for the Bucks in the first Read More…

Northwestern adds to Black River’s struggles

Eric Barnes The Gazette CHESTER TWP. — When it’s not your night, it’s not your night. That’s how it went Friday for the Black River football team, which remained winless with a numbing 38-7 non-league loss to neighboring Northwestern. Nothing worked for the Pirates. There were blown assignments, missed tackles, drops, fumbles and more miscues Read More…