October 24, 2014

Medina
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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…

Golf: Hornets set to contend for title, Medina would love top six finish

Senior Chloe McKinzie remembers the feeling of competing for a Division I state championship in 2012. The Ohio recruit believes the 2014 Highland girls golf team has similar great chemistry. The Hornets will tee off in their sixth consecutive state tournament at 9:56 this morning on Ohio State University’s Gray Course. They’re a better team Read More…

Soccer: Long-distance victory, Alzarraq’s throw-in dials up celebration

Brunswick's Marissa Fabrizi works against Highland's Elle Cain during the first half. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

BRUNSWICK — It’s not often during the soccer season that Miranda Alzarraq gets to show off her arm. On Thursday night, however, her long-distance toss gave way to the only goal Brunswick needed to take down Highland 1-0 in a Brunswick Division I Sectional final at Judy Kirsch Field. In a game where the Blue 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…

Volleyball: Cruise control, Wadsworth easily gets by Barberton

BARBERTON — The only drama in the Wadsworth volleyball team’s Barberton Division I Sectional semifinal against Akron Garfield on Wednesday was a brief delay in the second set. The delay, which lasted about five minutes, was due to the Grizzlies playing out of order. After officials discussed the error and got everyone back where they Read More…

Tennis: Emily Dunbar hungry for good showing

WESTFIELD TWP. — Emily Dunbar is hungry. While that doesn’t sound like news for a high school student, the Cloverleaf sophomore is headed to Columbus this weekend for the Division I girls state tennis tournament with a purpose. It’s the second time in as many years Dunbar has participated in the 16-person singles bracket, but Read More…