October 25, 2014

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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…

Volleyball: Elyria defeats Black River

ELYRIA — The Black River volleyball knew coming in to its Elyria Division III Sectional final against top-seeded Independence that it would have its hands full. The Pirates were hoping for a better showing than what went down Wednesday night. The Blue Devils set the tone by opening the match with a 10-0 run and Read More…

Volleyball: Making districts, Carla Relitz kills Cloverleaf’s hopes

Medina’s Jess Sency tips the ball past Cloverleaf’s Brooke Bell in the first game. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

BARBERTON — Carla Relitz emerged as a key contributor for Medina’s volleyball team late in the regular season. The junior outside hitter made an even bigger impact in her tournament debut. Relitz hammered nine of her career-high 10 kills over the first two games Tuesday, leading the Bees to a 25-12, 25-8, 13-25, 25-16 win Read More…

Soccer: Night to remember, Lafayette records second hat trick of season

Mike Peticca | The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — Highland junior Kaitlyn Lafayette scored three goals in a girls soccer match earlier this season. Off hand, she couldn’t recall much for sure, not even the opponent. Lafayette won’t forget her second hat trick, though, because it came Monday in the Hornets’ 3-0 win over Barberton in Read More…