May 30, 2016

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College track: Medina’s Wasik leaving UCLA, undecided on next stop

Steele Wasik is on the move. The multi-event track and field athlete has decided to leave UCLA after two years. Wasik is looking at other schools but is undecided where he will be in the fall. With the Bruins, the Medina native qualified for the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. He finished 12th Read More…

Medina County Sports Hall of Fame: Lumpkin won nine state titles for Bees

Emilie (Rymer) Lumpkin competed in high school gymnastics for three seasons at Medina, meaning she could have medaled a maximum 15 times at the state meet. Lumpkin ended her illustrious, unparalleled career with the Bees with nine gold medals, four silvers and a fourth-place finish, then went on to an outstanding four-year career at the Read More…

UConn coach Auriemma on the mend after hospital stay

NEW YORK — Geno Auriemma is feeling a lot better. The UConn women’s basketball coach spent a few days in the hospital last week after taking himself off a plane on April 16. “It started the week of the Final Four. It got worse when I got home,” Auriemma told The Associated Press on Tuesday Read More…

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NFL Draft 2016: Boise State LB Correa could be pass-rushing fit with Browns

Boise State’s Kamalei Correa uses a swim move to blow past the BYU guard, then strips the quarterback. A little while later, he sees an opening and bursts to the QB for a sack after initially being stopped. Explosive plays like these have been far too sporadic for the Browns, which is why they’re again Read More…

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NFL Draft 2016: Michigan State QB Connor Cook has skills and stats, but still can’t shake questions about his leadership

Connor Cook is the winningest quarterback in Michigan State history with 34 victories, 23 inside the Big Ten. He’s the school record-holder with 9,194 yards and 71 touchdown passes. He was clutch in big games and is the only two-time MVP of the Big Ten Championship. He looks the part of NFL passer at 6-foot-4, Read More… Read More…

Hammertime: Brunswick’s Lessman to play volleyball at Edinboro

BRUNSWICK — Edinboro University has locked up one of the hardest hitters in Northeast Ohio. Brunswick outside hitter Amanda Lessman — nicknamed “The Hammer” for her powerful spikes — will continue her volleyball career with the Fighting Scots. The 5-foot-9 senior also was recruited by Mount Union, Seton Hill and Clarion, but found a perfect Read More…

Heil selects Campbell University

BRUNSWICK — A highly decorated wrestler, Josh Heil had his pick of Division I colleges to continue his academic and athletic career. Training under a coach with a laundry list of accomplishments was too much to pass up. As a result, the Brunswick senior signed his letter of intent this week with Campbell University, choosing Read More…

Tsipis is new coach of Wisconsin’s women’s basketball team

Jonathan Tsipis is back in Big Ten country. On March 31, Tsipis was introduced as the new coach for Wisconsin women’s basketball. Tsipis is the son of former Black River coach and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member Lou Tsipis and brother of former Highland standout and 1980 Gazette girls co-MVP LuAnn Tsipis. “It’s Read More…

QB J.T. Barrett ready to be the man for Ohio State

COLUMBUS — J.T. Barrett has packed a lot into his two seasons as a quarterback at Ohio State. There has been high drama, personal accolades and exhilarating glory, but also heartbreaking injury, disappointment and humiliation. With all that behind him, the 21-year-old Texan entered spring drills this year for the first time as the healthy, Read More…

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Ohio State rebuilding its lines on both sides of the ball

COLUMBUS — Of the many holes he’s got to fill on Ohio State’s depleted depth chart, coach Urban Meyer has talked this spring about the offensive and defensive lines as the most critical areas of concern. That’s easy to understand. Gone from the offensive line are All-American left tackle Taylor Decker, right tackle and Elyria Read More…

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