October 4, 2015

Intermittent clouds

Select games will be streamed on WEOL.com

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

Pirates fall to Huskies

  SULLIVAN TWP. — After a quick game in Week 1, Friday night felt like a marathon for Black River’s football team. They Pirates stumbled at the finish line, losing to neighboring Northwestern 20-17 in non-league action. Black River controlled the ball for long stretches, earning 19 first downs to Northwestern’s 11. The Pirates put Read More…

Bombers score 21 unanswered to stun Bees

Chad Grant The Gazette CHAGRIN FALLS — The new-look Medina football squad looked to build on a blowout win over Lakewood when it traveled to Kenston on Friday night. Everything was going the Bees’ way for 3½ quarters, but things fell apart as the Bombers scored 21 unanswered points for a 27-24 win. When John Read More…

Hissom lifts Colts to victory


Dan Gilles The Gazette LAGRANGE — Sophomore kicker Travis Hissom missed Cloverleaf’s season opener with a concussion. He didn’t take long Friday night to show how much of a difference his leg can make. Hissom converted 26-yard field goals in the first and fourth quarters. Then, in overtime, facing fourth down, Colts head coach Justin Read More…

Blue Devils drop to 0-2

Brunswick quarterback Nick Horton looks to throw during the first half of the Blue Devils game against Austintown Fitch. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

Rick Noland The Gazette BRUNSWICK — Right now, the flexbone is fractured. The Brunswick football team’s revamped offense repeatedly shot itself in the foot Friday night, resulting in a 20-9 non-league loss to Austintown Fitch, which did its best to try to turn a certain win into a defeat. As a result, the Blue Devils Read More…

Second half is all Generals

Wadsworth's Aaron Wolf, left, strips the ball from Wooster's Trey-Quan Mathis as Luke Clinton closes in from the right and recovers the fumble during the first quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Brad Bournival The Gazette WADSWORTH — Playing without first-team All-Ohio running back Daniel Weinerman, the Wadsworth football team came out and played Looser in the first half. Unfortunately for the Grizzlies, they needed a whole lot more than Zach Looser in a 35-14 non-conference loss to Wooster on Friday. The Generals (2-0) trailed by seven Read More…

Polidori powers Bucks

Albert Grindle The Gazette ROCKY RIVER — Nathan Polidori flashed a million-dollar smile and, other than sweaty, jet black hair, appeared no worse for wear. Buckeye offensive coordinator Bill Turner’s faith in his quarterback was rewarded. Polidori rushed for three touchdowns, threw another and returned a kickoff to the house Friday, leading the Bucks to Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Gazette high school football, Week 2

Brunswick Blue Devils head coach Luke Beal give his motivational talk prior to the Devils taking the field against Medina for the first week of Friday night football. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

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Football Week 2: Jimmy Daw’s drawing attention, but he’s taking it in stride


Jimmy Daw’s going to be Jimmy Daw whether he’s Jimmy Daw the standout running back or Jimmy Daw the regular ol’ high school student. Medina football coach Dan Sutherland wouldn’t want his junior captain any other way. Standing 6-foot-4 and checking in at 200 pounds with a frame to carry more, Daw is the lone Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Buckeye halts Revere in 35-14 win

YORK TWP. — At times Friday, it looked like the only thing that could stop the Buckeye football team against Revere was the Bucks themselves. If not for cramping issues — it seemed like it happened almost every play in the second half — Buckeye put together a very impressive 35-14 season-opening win over the Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Indians take out frustrations on Colts in non-league walloping

WESTFIELD TWP. — A pair of teams plagued with struggles and losing seasons lined up across from one another Friday night. Cloverleaf was coming off a winless season and Northwest was coming off two years of humiliating losses. Both had experienced teams and were looking to right the ship. The Indians took out the struggles Read More…