'High School Sports'
MEDINA — Madi Tata provided the spark and made sure the barely smoldering fire remained lit.
The athletic, hard-working center refused to lose Saturday and powered Medina’s girls basketball team to an ugly 41-36 come-from-behind victory over Brunswick.
On a night in which the Bees (2-2, 2-0) shot 25 percent from the floor, missed 11 of their …Read More
Since the time Dean McNeil was a freshman, the Medina goalkeeper has had the school’s shutout records on a simple whiteboard in his bedroom.
After having just six shutouts to his name entering this season, McNeil never erased the …Read More
WADSWORTH — The varsity game mirrored the junior varsity contest.
The Wadsworth boys basketball team stormed to a 70-34 victory over Cloverleaf on Friday in Suburban League action after building a …Read More
BRUNSWICK — It was not permitted to celebrate on the court Friday, so Medina’s student section gleefully went to the locker room instead.
It took Bees boys basketball coach Anthony Stacey all of …Read More
SULLIVAN TWP. — For Oberlin’s boys basketball team, it was a chance to prove it could match a level of intensity with talent. For Black River, it was a chance to raise its talent to its high level of intensity.
Only the Phoenix was successful in its quest, as it rolled to an impressive …Read More
YORK TWP. — A week of practice without a game can make many teams complacent.
It makes Buckeye’s boys basketball team hungrier.
On the heels of a heartbreaking loss to Norwayne, the Bucks channeled their energy Friday night into a 59-38 drubbing of Clearview in the Patriot Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
“I think the …Read More
GRANGER TWP. — Fans were treated to lights-out shooting Friday in a boys basketball game between Highland and Green.
Unfortunately for Hornets supporters, most of the swishes were by the Bulldogs.
Green shot the ball like it was on its home court, tallying 10 makes from 3-point land while cruising to an 88-66 road win …Read More
To understand the greatness of Wadsworth girls golfer Alice Ho, it takes much, much more than judging a book by its cover.
Ho is the daughter of Hong Kong immigrants Ron and Jessica, whose true given names are Runneng and …Read More
Basketball has played a huge part in Peyton Booth’s life since the day she was born.
It also will largely define her next four years at the University of New Hampshire.
Each autumn, though, volleyball has been her passion since she began …Read More
The Black River boys basketball team’s 45-game losing streak has notched another record.
First-year coach Barry Balderson was forced to resign late Tuesday night following an 80-42 loss to Chippewa. He is the only boys basketball coach in Medina County history to be replaced midseason.
“It’s about parents and playing time,” Balderson said without naming …Read More