Pirates look lost in red zone
SULLIVAN TWP. — The red zone was the Black River football team’s dead zone Friday, and that was enough to make 24th-year coach Al Young use the word “ridiculous” at least a dozen times in postgame interviews.
His frustration was understandable. The Pirates saw four drives end inside the Northwestern 5-yard line in a 35-12 non-league …Read More
Highland loses after failed two-point conversion
GRANGER TWP. — Sometimes you’re the hero. Sometimes, well, you’re not.
Highland football coach Tom Lombardo wasn’t feeling very heroic Friday night following his team’s heartbreaking 24-23 Suburban League loss to visiting Copley.
The Hornets, trailing 24-17 in the closing minutes of the fourth quarter, rallied to pull within one point when junior wide receiver Cory Moncol …Read More
Wadsworth dominates Cloverleaf
WESTFIELD TWP. — It’s becoming a broken record for Wadsworth’s football team, but it’s also the truth.
When the Grizzlies play physical, good things happen. When they don’t, things get ugly in a hurry.
Friday night, Wadsworth hit early, hard and often and rolled to an impressive 34-0 Suburban League victory over suddenly reeling Cloverleaf.
The inconsistent first …Read More
Hornets, Royalton have record night
GRANGER TWP. — It was the second-highest scoring football game in Medina County history, but it wasn’t high enough for the Highland Hornets.
The Hornets fell 56-51 to North Royalton on Friday night in a non-league …Read More
Panthers pay back Pirates
SULLIVAN TWP. — It’s been 10 months since Manchester’s football team saw its season come to an end at the hands of Black River.
Friday night, the Panthers avenged that loss — and the regular-season setback they had to the Pirates — with a 41-14 decision at …Read More