March 26, 2015

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Gazette swimming MVP: Brunswick’s Cassandra Pasadyn never let size get in way of success

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Standing 5-foot-2 and weighing 100 pounds on a good day, Cassandra Pasadyn doesn’t look like a hulking figure. Put her anywhere near water, however, and the 2015 Gazette MVP in girls swimming turns into a viper. Unquestionably the leader for Brunswick this season, the sophomore used her stature to saturate the record books for the Read More…

Rick Noland sports commentary: Hugging, shrugging, struggling, plugging

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It’s been awhile and I’m a little rusty, but let’s catch up on a few things with a Rick-o-chet around the world of sports: If the Indians don’t win the World Series, the pennant or even make the playoffs, it won’t be because they were on the cover of Sports Illustrated. … Then again, if Read More…

Browns: Goodell says NFL to rule on texting by GM Ray Farmer soon

The annual NFL owners’ meetings came to a close Wednesday at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, but “severe” punishment could await the Browns. Commissioner Roger Goodell now plans on focusing on the illegal texting from Cleveland general manager Ray Farmer to coaches on the sideline during several 2014 contests. Electronic communication is banned from 90 minutes Read More…

Cavs: LeBron James not upset with Kevin Love

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Jason Lloyd | Akron Beacon Journal INDEPENDENCE — The reoccurring saga between LeBron James and Kevin Love turned again Tuesday, but James didn’t seem to take offense to Love choosing the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook for Most Valuable Player. “Kev has his own opinion who he believes is MVP,” James said. “No one should Read More…

Medina County All-Stars: MVP Nate Armagost dominates in the second half

Brunswick's Nate Armagost scores over Highland's Brogan Scott and Ben Hauser during the second quarter. Armagost was the Hoopla MVP. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

YORK TWP. — The Towers of Power were locked, loaded and ready to dominate. Brunswick center Nate Armagost and power forward Eric Bulic were the best players on the Buckeye High floor Tuesday in the boys “Hoopla! Medina County Senior All-Star Game, but only one could be named MVP because there was only one trophy. Read More…

Sports Illustrated picks Indians to win the Series

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As if competing in a much-improved Central Division isn’t enough for the Indians to deal with this season, now they have the “Sports Illustrated jinx” to worry about. The magazine, long known for its incorrect cover predictions, picks the Indians to win their first World Series title since 1948. The regional cover, one of four Read More…

Medina County All-Stars: Paige Salisbury puts on MVP showing

Brunswick’s Paige Salisbury pushes the ball up the floor past Highland’s Erica Peterlin and Wadsworth’s Aubrey Virgin in the fourth quarter. Salisbury was named MVP of the game. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

YORK TWP. — Paige Salisbury was the last player to arrive for the girls “Hoopla!” Medina County Senior All-Star Game, but it took the Brunswick senior no time to show she was the best player on the court at Buckeye High. Held up by a softball scrimmage and not on the court for warm-ups until Read More…

Browns: Johnny Manziel expected at practice

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PHOENIX — Browns coach Mike Pettine expects quarterback Johnny Manziel to take part in the team’s practices next month after leaving rehab. Pettine said the team has received “good” feedback about Manziel, who entered a treatment facility on Jan. 28 for an undisclosed problem. A first-round draft pick in 2014, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Read More…

Medina County basketball All-Star Games: Hoopla takes stage at Buckeye High School

Cloverleaf’s Darren Mullins will take part tonight in the Medina County Boys Senior All-Star game at Buckeye. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

YORK TWP. — The 26th annual “Hoopla” Medina County Senior All-Star games always have been about ceremoniously ending the season with smiles. Sponsored by the Brunswick Rotary and The Gazette, the area staple that has taken its turns around the county will take place tonight at Buckeye High, located on state Route 252 in York Read More…

All-Ohio boys basketball: Brogan Scott, Jon Teske pick up honors

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The clear-cut top two boys basketball players in Medina County this season earned further accolades Monday evening when The Associated Press Division I and II All-Ohio teams were released. Highland senior Brogan Scott was a third-team selection in D-I, while Medina junior Jon Teske was special mention. The 6-foot-5 Scott averaged 21.3 points, 9.3 rebounds, Read More…