October 2, 2014

Mostly clear

Select games will be streamed on WEOL.com

Day Date Game
Friday 8/29 Medina at Brunswick
Friday 9/05 Eastlake North at Medina
Friday 9/12 Cloverleaf at Buckeye
Friday 9/19 Black River at Lutheran West
Friday 9/26 Normandy at Brunswick
Friday 10/03 Medina at Strongsville
Friday 10/10 Buckeye at Black River
Friday 10/17 Wellington at Buckeye
Friday 10/24 Brunswick at Strongsville
Friday 10/31 TBA

Knights have too much firepower for Colts

John Urchek The Gazette MACEDONIA — Despite its best effort, the Cloverleaf football team could not spoil homecoming for Nordonia on Friday. Ranked ninth in The Associated Press Division II poll, the Knights scored touchdowns on five of their six first-half possessions to come away with a 34-0 Suburban League victory. “They’re a good football Read More…

Bees suffer another one-point loss

Chad Grant The Gazette NORTH ROYALTON — It has been a rough couple of weeks for the Medina football team. For the second consecutive week, the Bees dropped a heartbreaking one-point game, this time 21-20 to winless North Royalton on Friday. The Bees (1-4, 0-1), who lost to Garfield Heights 28-27 last week, met their Read More…

Pirates win another wacky game

Black River's David Bell breaks through the line for a 55 yard touchdown run in the first quarter Friday night against Clearview. (JUDD SMERGLIA / PHOTO)

Dan Brown The Gazette SULLIVAN TWP. — If you would’ve told coach Al Young his Black River football team would finish its game with Clearview on Friday without its starting quarterback and top running back, he probably would have thought his chances of winning were slim. But behind the legs of Dalton Toth, the Pirates Read More…

‘The Quiet Storm’ makes noise

Buckeye quareterback Nathan Pollidori scrambles away from Lutheran Wests Nickolas Kessel in the first quarter. (AARON JOSEFCZYK)

Brad Bournival The Gazette YORK TWP. — “The Quiet Storm” whipped around Edwin Steingass Field like a cyclone Friday. If he keeps up the pace, Nathan Scott might reach typhoon status by the time the season is over. A wide receiver employed quite a bit in the Buckeye football team’s run scheme, the junior had Read More…

Devils get sweet homecoming victory

Jonathan Huff The Gazette BRUNSWICK — It was all one-way traffic for the Brunswick football team. The Blue Devils responded to their first loss with focus and ruthlessness Friday, beating Normandy 42-0 in Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division play. Running back Jacob Martin led the offense in the homecoming game with 11 carries, 139 yards and Read More…

Hornets roll by Grizzlies

Wadsworth's Daniel Weinerman scores a touchdown against Highland's Manny Dela Cerna (14) and Blake Phelps during the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Albert Grindle The Gazette WADSWORTH — Grant Wallace sliced left, dashed right and brought the hammer. There was no stopping Highland freight train No. 41. The senior running back rushed for a career-high 206 yards and three touchdowns Friday night, leading the Hornets to an eye-opening 41-14 win over archrival Wadsworth in Suburban League play. Read More…

Week 5 Medina County High School Football Scores


It’s Week 5 of high school football, and we’ve got you covered for Medina County scores. If you’re interested in Lorain County scores, head over to our sister paper, The Chronicle-Telegram. We’ll keep this page updated with scores as we get them. Do you have a score update that we haven’t posted yet? Post it Read More…

Blue Devils’ Clift loves the game because of Dad

Brunswick senior wide receiver Gary Clift Jr. leads Medina County with 394 receiving yards this season. (RON SCHWANE/PHOTO)

The football career of Gary Clift Jr. hadn’t even reached shoulder-pad status when he realized Dad was kind of a big deal. This was back when Clift and now-Brunswick quarterback Steven Ficyk were doing “unheard-of things” in flag football. Clift knew his father, also his namesake, had played at OhioState, but didn’t realize the magnitude Read More…

High School Football: Brunswick at Hudson

Brunswick's Gary Clift makes a great catch with Hudson's Matt Restilo defending during the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

  HUDSON — University of Toledo football coach Matt Campbell will be pleased to hear the latest update about his prized quarterback recruit. In what was expected to be a toe-to-toe Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division showdown between the fourth- and fifth-ranked Division I teams in Ohio, Mitchell Guadagni and Hudson left no doubt Friday Read More…

High School Football: Nordonia at Highland

Highland's Grant Wallace runs away from Nordonia's Noah Pennypacker for a touchdown in the first quarter. Photo by Judd Smerglia

  GRANGER TWP. — The Nordonia football team’s four-headed monster of quarterback David Murray and wide receivers Denzel Ward, Dylan Mabin and Alex Alders is dangerous enough. Throw in some self-inflected wounds and defending Suburban League champion Highland had no chance Friday, dropping its league opener 44-21. The Hornets (2-2, 0-1), who have now dropped Read More…