May 24, 2015

Medina
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Highland expected to name Gibbons football coach

Highland got the man it wanted to replace Tom Lombardo as football coach, and the school board is expected to make that official at a 6 p.m. special meeting tonight. Beachwood coach Mike Gibbons, brother-in-law of Lombardo, has been recommended to become the 17th coach in school history. Gibbons was defensive coordinator at Highland (2007-09) and Read More…

Cloverleaf softball prepping for postseasaon

Brad Bournival The Gazette GRANGER TWP. — With the softball regular season wrapping up, the name of the game more often than not is about making adjustments. On Tuesday, Cloverleaf was able to sweep its Suburban League series with Highland, and much of the 7-4 win had to do with the Colts making changes faster Read More…

Grizzlies clinch SL title share

Albert Grindle The Gazette COPLEY TWP. — To the surprise of absolutely no one wearing a Wadsworth baseball uniform, clinching a share of a second straight Suburban League championship was never in doubt. Nick “No Doubt” Bebout again lived up to his catchy nickname Tuesday, firing his sixth complete game in as many starts this Read More…

Brunswick girls win Berea Relays

Jonathan Huff The Gazette BEREA — The Brunswick girls track and field team won the Berea Relays on Friday with 98 points. Medina (62) was third. A force on the night, the Blue Devils’ distance runners claimed wins in the 4×1,600-meter relay, 4×800 and distance medley. The 4×1,600 of Katie Pavlick, Rebecca Craddock, Katherine Camper Read More…

Grizzlies hold off spunky Colts

Brad Bournival The Gazette WADSWORTH — Cloverleaf certainly made Wadsworth softball coach Michelle DeAngelis sweat Thursday, but in the end the Grizzlies were able to hang on. The 7-5 Suburban League win over the Colts didn’t come easy, but it did come, and as a result the Grizzlies stayed relevant in the conference race. The Read More…

Devils bag win over Bees

Brad Bournival The Gazette BRUNSWICK — It wouldn’t be much of a surprise to learn the Medina softball team is still seeing double, especially after the Bees lost to Brunswick 10-3 Wednesday. The Blue Devils (13-5, 3-2) hit six two-baggers and collected 13 hits in a key Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division win. Four doubles Read More…

Johnson gets redemption

Albert Grindle The Gazette YORK TWP. — Jake Johnson was angry. With a season batting average well north of .400, the Buckeye right fielder entered his fourth at-bat Wednesday against Black River without a hit. A sacrifice fly in the first inning was nice, but the stakes were significantly higher in the sixth. Johnson got Read More…

Bebout still rolling along

Brad Bournival The Gazette WADSWORTH — Undefeated and looking like the reigning Gazette MVP he is, it’s not often Wadsworth pitcher Nick Bebout runs into trouble. So when the senior was faced with adversity Tuesday in a 3-2 Suburban League win over Nordonia, he stepped up like an ace. The Knights (11-8, 5-3) pulled to Read More…

Rough outing for Medina

Albert Grindle The Gazette STRONGSVILLE — A rash of slow starts finally caught up to the Medina baseball team. Rallying consistently allowed the Bees to win six times last week and get into the Northeast Ohio Conference River Division race. The reward was a game Tuesday at Strongsville with a share of first place on Read More…

Bees hammer Cardinals

Brad Bournival The Gazette MENTOR — When Mentor softball coach Emily Strobel decided to save her ace for later in the week, Medina jumped on the opportunity. By the time the Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division contest was over, the Bees were on the right side of a 17-6 victory that lasted five innings. With Read More…