June 27, 2016

Medina
Partly sunny
84°F
 

Girls soccer: Everyone gets into act during Bucks’ easy victory

Ho Hoffman | The Gazette YORK TWP. — The Buckeye and Black River girls soccer teams’ Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division match followed the form sheet to perfection, as the Bucks took the Saturday morning battle 8-0. With Buckeye (11-1-1, 7-0-1) entering the game undefeated in PAC play and the Pirates (0-10, 0-7) looking for Read More…

Knights strike down Colts

Ho Hoffman The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf football team received a double dose of lightning Friday night at Gene Clark Stadium. Lightning from the Nordonia offense coupled with lightning from the sky resulted in a game-shortened 27-3 Suburban League defeat for the Colts. The weather was the big story. Athletic directors and head Read More…

Scoring dry spells sink Pirates in sectional action

BARBERTON — Either the St. Thomas Aquinas girls basketball team played great defense or Black River was horrible on offense. Or both. The Knights beat the Pirates 32-22 Monday night in the Barberton Division III Sectional, holding Black River to four points in the first half and none in the second quarter. The Pirates (5-18) Read More…

Grizzlies spread wealth around

Ho Hoffman The Gazette WADSWORTH — The Wadsworth boys basketball team’s 64-39 win Friday over Tallmadge was Grizzlies coach Mike Schmeltzer’s “dream game.” It wasn’t the score of the Suburban League game that caused Schmeltzer to grin from ear-to-ear, but rather the way Wadsworth (10-9, 8-4) scored. Of the Grizzlies’ 25 baskets, 23 came off Read More…

Colts gallop off with win

Ho Hoffman The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf boys basketball team not only won its second Suburban League game of the season Friday, but a 62-51 victory over Revere was its first over the Minutemen since Feb. 9, 2007. The Colts (4-12, 2-8) were like a school of sharks smelling blood as they snapped Read More…

Boys basketball: Charity stripe kind to Hornets

BATH TWP. — The Highland boys basketball team used the free throw line to its advantage Friday night to hold off upset-minded Revere 54-51 in Suburban League action. Although the Minutemen (1-13, 1-8) had five more field goals, the Hornets connected on 19-of-26 freebies. In the critical fourth quarter, Austin Adams (14 points, 10 rebounds) Read More…

Frigid shooting dooms Hornets on Tuesday night

GRANGER TWP. — The Highland boys basketball team’s shooting was as frigid as the weather Tuesday night. As a result, it lost the Battle of Route 94 to North Royalton 57-46 in non-league action. With the outside temperature less than 10 degrees, the field goal percentage of the Hornets (8-6) wasn’t that much better, as Read More…

Minutemen end long losing streak at Colts’ expense

Ho Hoffman The Gazette BATH TWP. — The streak is over for the Revere football program. The Minutemen routed Cloverleaf 48-36 in Suburban League action Friday to end a 20-game losing streak. Ironically, the last win for Revere (1-8, 1-5) was Oct. 15, 2010, against Cloverleaf. “We knew that coming into tonight’s game,” Minutemen coach Read More…

Boys soccer: Bucks blast past underdog Rockets

YORK TWP — If ever a game went according to form, it was the boys soccer match between Buckeye and Streetsboro on Tuesday. The Bucks routed the Rockets 12-0 in a Kent Roosevelt Division II Sectional semifinal. Not only did Streetsboro enter the contest with a 0-10-0 mark, but its record since 2004 was 6-109-2. Read More…

Colts lose shootout to Tallmadge

Ho Hoffman The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — In what looked like a shootout between the Earps and Clantons at the OK Corral, Tallmadge’s football team defeated Cloverleaf 55-35 Friday in a high-scoring Suburban League contest. The Blue Devils (6-2, 4-1) did a good job playing the part of the Earps, as they had most of Read More…