October 23, 2014

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High School Football: Revere at Highland

Highland's Grant Wallace hurdles David Leach (67) after getting away from Revere's Thomas Lester during the first quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

    GRANGER TWP. — Coltin Kinsey, Grant Wallace and their teammates were determined to send Highland Stadium into history with a bang. Using past Hornets greats and a little pep talk from eighth-year coach Tom Lombardo as inspiration, Highland closed the book an a 55-year stadium legacy Friday by playing a perfect fourth quarter Read More…

High School Football: Twinsburg at Brunswick

Brusnwick fans stand in the endzone for the national anthem prior to the Blue Devils game against Twinsburg. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

  BRUNSWICK — The rains came in the third quarter during Brunswick’s football game with Twinsburg on Friday. The Blue Devils’ reign over the Tigers lasted 48 minutes, as Brunswick erased a bad taste that lasted the better part of two weeks with a 59-21 Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division win. “I told them this Read More…

High School Football: Wellington at Buckeye

YORK TWP. — Despite throwing a pair of touchdowns in the first quarter Friday, Buckeye quarterback Nate Polidori was frustrated. Polidori put that emotion to good use after halftime, as he led the Bucks to a much-needed 35-22 victory over Wellington in Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division action. The victory keeps Buckeye (6-2, 3-0) atop Read More…

High School Football: Stow at Medina

MEDINA — One step forward and two steps back, as the Medina football team followed last week’s win against Shaker Heights with a 38-18 loss to Stow in Northeast Ohio Conference River Division play Friday. Just when the Bees looked to get traction, they slipped. “We keep shooting ourselves in the foot,” said coach Dan Read More…

High School Football: Firelands at Black River

SULLIVAN TWP. — Black River quarterback Mike Hazlett completed just one pass during a Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division game against Firelands on Friday. It was a big one. With the Pirates clinging to a one-score lead, Hazlett found open David Bell for a critical third-down conversion that enabled his team to hold on for Read More…

High School Football: Green at Wadsworth

WADSWORTH — With its offense struggling for most of the first half Friday, the Wadsworth football team put the game in the capable hands of Daniel Weinerman. The junior running back carried the Grizzlies to a 21-10 Suburban League victory over visiting Green. Weinerman ran the ball on 22 of Wadsworth’s 29 second-half plays for Read More…

High School Football: Cloverleaf at Copley

COPLEY TWP. — In order to gain momentum, sometimes you just need to catch a break. The Cloverleaf football team forced two Copley fumbles in the first half Friday, but couldn’t capitalize. The Indians recovered both of them, including a touchdown by Caleb Rutledge, and defeated the Colts 38-6 in a Suburban League game. “I Read More…

Week 8 Medina County High School Football Scores

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High school football season is winding down, but there’s still plenty of Friday night lights excitement. We’ve got you covered for Medina County’s Week 8 scores. If you’re interested in Lorain County scores, head over to our sister paper, The Chronicle-Telegram. We’ll keep this page updated with scores as we get them. Do you have a Read More…

Highland Stadium to host its final varsity football game tonight

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Hundreds of former Highland football players hold it dear to their heart, partly because their opponents hated it with a passion. The end of a 55-year era will take place tonight. Nestled on top of a scenic hill in the heart of Granger Township, Highland Stadium will host its final varsity football game before handing Read More…

High School Football: Buckeye at Black River

Black River's Alex McIntyre can not make a reception as Buckeye's Tom Harrington defends during the first quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

  SULLIVAN TWP. — Buckeye offensive linemen Hunter Gray, Brad Calta, Bruce Barnby, Brenden Morrissey and Jack Schroeder may have well said, “Here it comes. Try to stop it,” every time they put their hands in the dirt. The jet sweep looked like the best play in the history of football. School and MedinaCounty records Read More…