December 22, 2014

Medina
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Volleyball roundup: Buckeye wins three

GRANGER TWP. — Buckeye’s volleyball team opened its season in fine form Saturday by winning all three of its matches at a quadrangular. The Bucks defeated host Highland in a spirited three-gamer, 25-14, 26-28, 25-18, then knocked off Norton (25-22, 25-17) and Parma (25-6, 25-8). Two-time All-Gazette hitter Marah Farage led Buckeye with 42 kills, Read More…

Cross country roundup: Bees still great

GALION — Defending Division I state champion Donny Roys picked up right where he left off last cross country season. Roys won the Asics Midwest Preview Hot Summer Bash at Galion High, recording a sub-16-minute time Saturday while leading defending state champion Medina to a fourth-place finish in a highly competitive field. Of the 11 Read More…

Furlong wins again

AURORA — Medina’s John Furlong proved Wednesday winning can be twice as sweet. The former Bees standout and current Ashland University golfer won his second straight Kenny Novak Championship at Aurora’s Walden Country Club. Furlong, who helped Medina High to the state tournament in 2006, took the two-day event’s 16-19 age group with a 6-over-par Read More…

Gladiators to host playoff game

Staff and wire reports CLEVELAND — Raymond Philyaw threw six touchdown passes on Saturday night, leading the Cleveland Gladiators into the playoffs with a 47-35 victory over the Columbus Destroyers. Rookie Randy Hymes had four catches for 78 yards and three touchdowns, and Otis Amey added three catches for 71 yards and two scores for Read More…

Buckeye’s Miller headed to state

LEXINGTON — Buckeye junior Kyle Miller added his name to the long list of local qualifiers to the state track meet on Saturday afternoon. Miller finished third in the boys 800-meter run at the Lexington Division II Regional, locking up a trip to Columbus this weekend. His time of 1:59.98 was nearly a half-second faster Read More…

Dunbar third at sectional

SOLON — Cloverleaf’s Ethan Dunbar finished third at the Solon Division I Sectional boys tennis tournament on Saturday afternoon. The sophomore standout knocked off Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit junior Christopher Mazak 6-4, 6-2 in the consolation final to claim the third seed at next week’s district tourney. Dunbar — the two-time reigning Suburban League MVP Read More…

Tennis roundup: Bees fourth at NOC

LYNDHURST — Medina’s boys tennis team finished fourth Saturday at the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Tournament. Solon (54), Hudson (48) and Strongsville (33) each wound up ahead of the Bees (18), while Mayfield (12) placed fifth and last. Medina’s Lucas Walters was fourth in the tough first singles bracket, while teammates Zach Peters and Read More…

Track roundup: Boettner big for Bucks

NEW LONDON — Jake Boettner had a busy and productive Saturday for Buckeye’s boys track team. The sophomore had a first-place finish, two seconds and a third, leading the Bucks to a third-place finish at the Bob Knoll invitational at New London High. Boettner took home gold in the high jump, finished second in both Read More…

Baseball roundup: Bucks get big upset

YORK TWP. — Jake Thomas had three hits and knocked in three runs Tuesday as Buckeye’s baseball team pulled off an 8-5 upset of state-ranked Keystone. Thomas also had two runs as the Bucks (7-8, 5-5) scored their biggest victory of the season and made a winner out of starting pitcher Rob Stanek. Brad Oddo Read More…

Softball roundup: Beery very good

WADSWORTH — Alli Beery’s run-scoring RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday lifted Wadsworth’s softball team to a 4-1 Suburban League win over Revere. The Grizzlies’ Nicki Eshelman had tied the game at 1-1 in the fifth with an RBI single. Beery finished the warm afternoon with two singles and two RBI, Read More…