April 23, 2014

Medina
Mostly cloudy
47°F

Green rolls by Colts

GREEN — The Green boys basketball team started fast and never looked back Friday in a 54-27 Suburban League victory over Cloverleaf. The Bulldogs (6-2, 4-1), who received seven points and nine rebounds from Carson Corle, led 19-4 after the first quarter to keep pace with Highland (6-3, 4-1) atop the SL standings. Braedon Hansen Read More…

Hornets, Houska take control in third

Matthew Doyle The Gazette MACEDONIA — The third quarter has been the deciding factor in many of the Highland boys basketball team’s games this season. The Hornets once again made the big plays following halftime to defeat two-time defending Suburban League champion Nordonia 64-56. The first half was back and forth, but Nordonia took advantage Read More…

Depleted Colts still looking for win

Matthew Doyle The Gazette WESTFIELD TWP. — The Cloverleaf and Revere boys basketball teams headed into a Suburban League game Friday looking for their first victories. The depleted Colts lineup struggled to break the Minutemen’s pressure and fell  57-41. Cloverleaf (0-5, 0-3) faced a plethora of zones and presses by Revere (1-3, 1-2) and fought Read More…

Both coaches see positives

Richard Doyle The Gazette SULLIVAN TWP. — For Oberlin’s boys basketball team, it was a chance to prove it could match a level of intensity with talent. For Black River, it was a chance to raise its talent to its high level of intensity. Only the Phoenix was successful in its quest, as it rolled Read More…

Bulldogs on fire from field

Kenneth Coleman The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — Fans were treated to lights-out shooting Friday in a boys basketball game between Highland and Green. Unfortunately for Hornets supporters, most of the swishes were by the Bulldogs. Green shot the ball like it was on its home court, tallying 10 makes from 3-point land while cruising to Read More…

River’s defeat leaves Stars in three-way tie

Todd Shapiro The Gazette LAGRANGE — For most of the week leading up to the Black River game, Keystone fans were eagerly anticipating what the Pirates offense would do next. The Pirates had put up approximately 48 points per game in Patriot Athletic Conference play and senior Andrew Vaughn had gone over the 2,000-yard mark Read More…

Bulldogs have too much bite

  Kenneth Coleman The Gazette GREEN — Cloverleaf’s defensive backfield should have been eager to board the bus and head home Friday night after getting lit up by Green quarterback John Davies. The 6-foot-4 junior, who entered the game as the Suburban League’s leading passer, threw for five touchdowns in leading the Bulldogs to a Read More…

Defense is key for Grizzlies

Richard Doyle The Gazette WADSWORTH — Art Wright Memorial Stadium was missing half its usual football fans Friday night due to inclement weather, but Wadsworth’s defense definitely made its presence known as it manhandled Revere in a 42-6 Suburban League victory. The Grizzlies (5-1, 2-1) used a combination of quickness and speed that kept the Read More…

Pirates win crazy 64-60 shootout

Chris Sweeney The Gazette SHEFFIELD TWP. — The Black River football team attempted one pass Friday. It went for a touchdown for Clearview. That was enough to keep the Pirates’ grounded. Black River ran all over the Clippers to the tune of three different backs rushing for more than 100 yards. Led by Andrew Vaughn’s Read More…

Hornets stay unbeaten

Kenneth Coleman The Gazette COPLEY — The Highland football team opened its Suburban League road schedule Friday with a 42-14 win at Copley to stay undefeated at the season’s halfway mark. The Hornets (5-0, 2-0) continued their high-scoring ways. “Being 5-0 is great, but we want the SL title,” Highland quarterback Bruce Kinsey said. “We’re Read More…