'High School Football'
AVON LAKE — Former Medina football coach Larry Laird will begin his second head coaching stint next season when he takes over for Dave Dlugosz at Avon Lake. Dlugosz, a member of the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame, retired last month after 21 seasons. Laird served as Dlugosz’s offensive coordinator …Read More
Medina resident Kyle Berger considers his decision to attend St. Ignatius High School to be the best choice he’s made in his life.
A close second is having a late change of heart — it was prompted by a meeting with legendary coach Chuck Kyle — and deciding to play football as a sophomore.
Because of those …Read More
It was bound to happen eventually.
Medina County football teams were shut out of the playoffs for the first time since 1994 when the final Ohio High School Athletic Association regional pairings were announced Sunday.
Only four teams per region advanced when Black River became the first county team to make in the playoffs in 1985. In …Read More
WESTFIELD TWP. — Robby Buckwald didn’t catch the Hail Mary this time.
The Highland football team survived a huge upset Friday, grinding its way to two clock-burning drives and blocking an extra point to hold off Cloverleaf 21-20 …Read More
MEDINA — Nick Roberts knew what it felt like to beat Medina, but he was that rare Brunswick football player who was on the varsity as a freshman.
The rest of the …Read More
LAGRANGE TWP. — With all the cards on the table and both teams all in, the Black River football team came up with a …Read More
WELLINGTON — A quick start wasn’t enough for Buckeye’s football team.
The Bucks forced a fumble on the first play of the game and scored on the second, but couldn’t find a winning formula in a 42-20 Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division loss to host Wellington on a cold and wet Friday night.
From the …Read More
WADSWORTH — The Wadsworth football team won’t be participating in the playoffs, but it ended the season by routing a team that would have been a lock for the postseason with a win over the Grizzlies.
Final: Wadsworth 41, Nordonia 20.
The Knights (8-2, 5-2) entered as a heavy favorite and a win would have …Read More
Highland 21, Cloverleaf 20 final
Black River 34, keystone 7 final
Wellington 42, buckeye 20 final
Brunswick 21, medina 0 final
Wadsworth 41, Nordonia 20
All the marbles of the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division will be in play, and that’s just how Black River’s football team likes it.
The Pirates (5-4, 5-1) take on Keystone (5-4, 4-2) tonight at 7, with Black River sporting eight PAC points to the Wildcats’ seven. The intra-division game is worth two points, meaning the …Read More