September 18, 2014

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Volleyball: Blue Devils roll, take over first in NOC Valley


BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick volleyball team has had a pretty successful season, but had been flying under the radar to this point. That won’t be an issue any more. The Blue Devils announced their presence to the state volleyball world Thursday with a big 25-20, 25-23, 20-25, 25-20 win over state-ranked North Royalton in Northeast Ohio Read More…

Volleyball: A silver lining, Bees content despite defeat

Medina’s Jess Sency hits against North Royalton’s Holly Hetman. Below, the Bees’ Carla Relitz hits against the Bears’ Casey Wroblewski (6) and Maddie Meinberg. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — The scorebook showed a four-set victory for the North Royalton volleyball team Tuesday against Medina. Those in attendance know the Bears’ 25-23, 25-9, 24-26, 25-17 win was a lot closer than it seemed. The Bees (4-2, 0-2) gave North Royalton (9-0, 2-0) all it could handle and the Bears, ranked sixth in the Read More…

H.S. volleyball: Brunswick loses first

WADSWORTH — It was going to take a phenomenal performance to hand Brunswick’s volleyball team its first loss of the season. Amherst Steele delivered exactly that Saturday afternoon, outlasting the Blue Devils in a 35-33, 27-25 thriller at the Wadsworth Triangular. Brunswick junior outside hitter Ally Badowski hammered 16 kills, while Comets junior outside hitter Read More…

Volleyball: Eager Cloverleaf bests Black River in opener

Cloverleaf’s Samantha Flora gets a kill against Black River’s Danielle Jenkins in Game 1. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

SULLIVAN TWP. — For 19 days, the Cloverleaf volleyball team had been itching to play in something that mattered. The Colts, pardon the pun, held serve in practice and did their best in scrimmages leading up to their season opener against Black River. But practice was exactly that, so Cloverleaf wasn’t about to hit the Read More…