April 23, 2014

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Hudson explores winning route

By CHAD GRANT Special to The Gazette MEDINA — A brief look at the numbers and  Medina’s football game Friday against Hudson might look like a win for the Bees. That’s until you see the scoreboard, where the home team couldn’t keep up and dropped its season opener 38-16. Despite outgaining the Explorers (1-0) and Read More…

Buckeye wins another title

SHEFFIELD LAKE — After a one-year hiatus the Buckeye football team returned to the top of the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division. The Bucks dominated Brookside 42-0 Friday to wrap up their second PAC title in three years. “This means a lot,” Buckeye running back Cory Reisner said. “We have been through a lot of Read More…

Pirates punish Brooklyn

BROOKLYN — Somewhere, Woody Hayes was smiling. Black River took the former Ohio State coach’s philosophy to the extreme Friday in a 39-20 Patriot Athletic Conference cross-divisional win over Brooklyn. It was more than just 3 yards and a cloud of dust for the Pirates (4-5, 4-2). It was 551 yards and a mushroom cloud. Read More…

Buckeye tops Pirates for fourth year in row

SULLIVAN TWP. — The hammer and the nail don’t have a rivalry, and lately neither do the Buckeye and Black River football teams. The Bucks dropped the Pirates 28-14 on Friday for the fourth straight time and stayed in the hunt for the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division crown. “That’s something we said ever since Read More…

Reisner rambles behind large linemen

COLUMBIA STATION — A good running back knows the names of the guys who open the holes up for him. Buckeye junior Cory Reisner can recite his linemen’s names without even a second thought. The big boys opened huge holes as the Bucks scorched Columbia 34-14 in a Patriot Athletic Conference cross divisional game Friday. Read More…

Dukes are dandy against Buckeye

YORK TWP. — When Wellington’s football team took the field, it was clear that offense would rule the day. With quarterback Kull McClurg at the helm, the Dukes earned a 35-28 victory over Buckeye in the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division opener for both teams. McClurg, a 5-foot-10, 168-pounder, did everything for the Dukes. The Read More…

Pirates remain perfect in PAC

SULLIVAN TWP. — In a game filled with offensive heroes, it was a play from Black River’s defense that sent the Pirates home with a 30-28 win over Clearview in a Patriot Athletic Conference cross-divisional game on Friday. The Pirates (2-3, 2-0) and Clippers traded blows in the first half before the defenses took over Read More…

Buckeye gives Burke his first win

SHEFFIELD LAKE — Buckeye’s football team struggled through its first three games — all blowout losses. Friday night at Tom Hoch Field, the Bucks finally got “PAC” into the win column. Buckeye turned in a rout of its own with a 40-7 drubbing of Clearview in a Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division game. “We made some Read More…

Colts remain perfect

LORAIN — Cloverleaf’s football team used a dominating running attack to win its first two games. That running game wasn’t there for the Colts on Friday in their non-league game against Lorain Southview, but the defense did more than pick up the slack leading Cloverleaf to a 31-7 win at George Daniel Field. Cloverleaf (3-0) Read More…

Jones, Schrock lead Wadsworth

WADSWORTH — The Wadsworth football team was a little nervous coming into its non-league game against Cuyahoga Falls on Friday night. The Black Tigers gave defending Suburban League champion Tallmadge all it could handle in the Week 1. Turns out the Grizzlies had nothing to fear as they rolled over Cuyahoga Falls 38-14. Wadsworth (2-0) Read More…