February 10, 2016

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Defending champ Warriors hand Cavs a humbling home loss

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CLEVELAND — At least the Cavaliers were unified beforehand that they weren’t going to use a home game against the Golden State Warriors as a measuring stick. Cleveland didn’t belong on the same court as the defending NBA champion Warriors on Monday, getting absolutely humiliated 132-98 in front of 20,562 dumbfounded fans at Quicken Loans Read More…

Boys basketball: Much needed victory for Wadsworth

WADSWORTH — The Wadsworth boys basketball team finished what it started Friday night. And in what has been mostly a down season for the sophomore-laden Grizzlies, that could signal the start of better things in the future. Even with leading scorer Tony Hewitt struggling mightily to put the ball in the hole, Wadsworth got solid Read More…

High school basketball: From Claggett to Medina High, Schaefer becomes star small forward

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These days, Luke Schaefer is best known as a high-scoring small forward for the Medina boys basketball team. Before that, though, he was a hoops legend at Claggett Middle School. And before that, he was a grade-school star for the Medina Mavericks travel team. Throughout the first two stages of his basketball ascension and even Read More…

High school basketball: Medina girls roll over Elyria in GCC tilt

MEDINA — The Medina girls basketball team could get used to this blowout stuff. The Bees recorded their first double-digit victory of the season Wednesday, blowing out Elyria 61-37 in Greater Cleveland Conference action. “It was unfamiliar territory,” Medina coach Karen Kase said. The Bees (10-5, 4-4) had won by a combined 36 points in Read More…

High school basketball: Quiring gets Brunswick on track in GCC win over Strongsville

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BRUNSWICK — “Q” wasn’t the question Tuesday night, he was the answer for the Brunswick boys basketball team. With most of his teammates in a malaise offensively, point guard Michael Quiring had a monster game to lift the Blue Devils to a 58-44 Greater Cleveland Conference win over rival Strongsville. Quiring finished with a game-high Read More…

Boys Basketball: Brunswick flies high defeating Euclid in GCC victory

Brunswick's Kevin Simmons is greeted by the Brunswick bench after hitting a three point shot during the second quarter. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

BRUNSWICK — Kevin Simmons took off Friday night and his Brunswick boys basketball teammates flew right along with him. Coming off an emotional loss to Medina on Tuesday, the Blue Devils were sensational through three quarters in a 78-65 Greater Cleveland Conference victory over Euclid that was nowhere near as close as the final score Read More…

Oh , what a year

  Wadsworth’s Jodi Johnson and Cloverleaf’s Lexi Civittolo reached 1,000 points in their storied high school basketball careers. Brunswick’s Nick Zak finished second in the discus at the Division I state track meet, while Black River’s Tanner Hawley was third at the D-III state cross country meet. The Brunswick boys bowling team reached the quarterfinals Read More…

High school basketball: Highland defense stymies Wadsworth boys

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GRANGER TWP. — The Highland boys basketball team thought it was great defense and Wadsworth believed it was lousy offense, but the result was the same: The Hornets rolled to a 56-42 non-league victory over the scoring-challenged Grizzlies on Wednesday night. Wadsworth (2-6), whose 42-point scoring average puts it on pace for its worst offensive Read More…

Cavaliers, Warriors game is special Christmas treat

After you finish your ham, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole and cranberry sauce — does anyone under 70 really like that stuff? — pour yourself a glass of eggnog, plop down on the couch and turn on the television. You’ll be treated to some great theater today when the Cavaliers play the Golden State Warriors Read More…

High school basketball: Copley boys stay perfect, but are tested by Highland

GRANGER TWP. — The Highland boys basketball team played right with the best team in the Suburban League American Division. The next step is executing in end-of-game situations and doing the little things that are often the difference between winning and losing. The hard-working Hornets extended undefeated Copley to the limit before falling 56-54 Tuesday, Read More…