November 28, 2015


Select games will be streamed on

Day Date Game
Friday 10/10 Buckeye at Black River
Friday 10/17 Wellington at Buckeye
Friday 10/24 Brunswick at Strongsville
Friday 10/31 TBA

There no ‘I’ in Svagerko: Buckeye senior embraces unheralded fullback role

Buckeye fullback Kyle Svagerko (40) looks to block for Trevor Thome on a jet sweep. (RON SCHWANE/GAZETTE)

If Kyle Svagerko was paid a dollar for each time he saw fear in an opposing cornerback’s eyes, he’d, well, you know, never be considered poor. Touchdowns and personal glory be damned because Svagerko is the ultimate teammate — the unsung hero who does the dirty work so slotbacks Trevor Thome and Nathan Scott can Read More…

High school football: Bucks, Hornets qualify for playoffs

Playoff football is returning to Edwin Steingass Field for the first time since 2005. The OHSAA made that official Sunday when it released the playoff pairings, as undefeated Buckeye will battle West Geauga (9-1) in the Division III, Region 7 first round Friday. Highland (6-4) will travel to Avon (9-1) for D-II, Region 4 action the Read More…

High school football: Black River pulls through for win over Wellington

WELLINGTON — The tone was set on the opening touch Friday, when Wellington sophomore Trevor Porter took the opening kickoff 86 yards for a touchdown. Suddenly, Black River’s football team was down by 16 points midway through the first quarter just two possessions into the game. That’s when the Pirates turned to the running game Read More…

High school football: Cloverleaf nearly shutout in loss to Streetsboro

STREETSBORO — The long season for the Cloverleaf football team came to a merciful end Friday night with a 48-6 loss to Streetsboro. The Colts (1-9, 0-7) struggled to contain senior quarterback and Bowling Green State recruit Jerry Judd in the Portage Trail Conference Metro Division finale. Judd had a masterful performance with touchdown runs Read More…

High school football: Medina not able to keep up with Solon in GCC title loss

SOLON — The Greater Cleveland Conference is proving to be a tough football league. Solon reminded Medina why Friday, cruising to a 49-14 win at home to clinch a share of the GCC title. The Bees, which entered with slim Division I, Region 1 playoff hopes, finished 4-6, 2-5. “Our record doesn’t show what this Read More…

High school football: Wadsworth falls to Nordonia in SLND

MACEDONIA — The Wadsworth football team certainly tried to play the role of spoiler Friday in a Suburban League National Division game against Nordonia. With the Knights needing a win and help to get into the Division II, Region 3 playoffs — they got it — the Grizzlies did everything they could but eventually fell Read More…

High school football: Brunswick’s season finale loss to Strongsville in GCC

Brunswick students cheering during the Blue devils game with Strongsville Friday night.

BRUNSWICK — When you run the flexbone offense and attempt 40 passes, the final result probably isn’t going to go in your favor. That was clear Friday night in the Brunswick football team’s 42-14 loss to Strongsville in the season finale for the two Greater Cleveland Conference rivals. The Blue Devils (3-7, 3-4) tried in Read More…

High school football: Highland’s season ends in disappointment with loss to Roosevelt

KENT — In a span of five minutes Friday, Highland’s football team went from a loss to a thrilling tie with a chance to win to watching a Suburban League American Division tri-championship slip away. The Hornets nearly overcame haunting mistakes by scoring on an 80-yard touchdown pass with 25 seconds left to force overtime, Read More…

High school football: Buckeye shows no mercy in win over Brookside

The Buckeye Bucks take the field against Brookside for the final regular season game of the year. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

YORK TWP. — Senior Justin Lowry stalked his prey, orange Gatorade cooler in his arms. Third-year coach Mark Pinzone appeared to be unaware of what was unfolding as his Buckeye football team readied itself for postgame chants. Alas, at the last moment, he instinctively felt No. 11 blitzing hard and ducked as Lowry completely whiffed Read More…

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Buckeye's Trevor Thome outruns the tackle of Keystone's Ty Cowling in the first quarter.

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