September 20, 2014

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

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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…

Week 3 Medina County High School Football Scores

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It’s Week 3 of high school football, and we’ve got you covered for Medina County 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 score update that we haven’t posted yet? Post it Read More…

Girls tennis: Hornets’ Allie Welch has worked hard to achieve goals

Senior Allie Welch is the Highland girls tennis team’s first singles player. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

It’s not hard to figure out where Allie Welch fits on the Highland girls tennis team. A first singles player with the serve to get things done and the ground strokes to make sure her point gets across, the Hornets senior is the unquestioned leader of the team. That tenacity has been honed over the Read More…

Football commentary: Highland-Buckeye rivalry deserves another chance

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Few can expect current Buckeye and Highland football players to understand. One of Medina County’s oldest rivalries is back, and it’s a beautiful thing. The Hornets rolling to a convincing 44-6 non-league victory last week was secondary because alumni from both sides were smiling from ear to ear. The series had been played consecutively since 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…

Boys soccer: Grizzlies’ first win of young season well worth the wait

Wadsworth’sLuke Wenneman, right, celebrates with Alex Lenc after Wenneman scored. (AARON JOSEFCZYK / GAZETTE)

WESTFIELD TWP. — The collective sigh of relief heard Tuesday night at Gene Clark Stadium was from Wadsworth’s boys soccer team. Coming into a Suburban League clash with rival Cloverleaf, the Grizzlies were still searching for their first victory. Wadsworth got that elusive win in the form of a 4-0 triumph. “It wasn’t a giant Read More…

H.S. football: Pirates give up 50 again

CHESTER TWP. — Black River football coach Al Young knows exactly what his team needs. Defense … and lots of it. For the second straight week, the Pirates’ defense struggled. This time it cost them in a 52-32 non-league loss Saturday to Northwestern in a game suspended Friday due to lightning. The Pirates (1-1) have Read More…

H.S. soccer: Bees pull off wild rally

BRUNSWICK — The smiles from the Medina boys soccer team said it all Saturday night. So did the stunned looks from Brunswick, as it watched the Bees complete one of the best come-from-behind victories in the longtime series. Trailing by a goal with three minutes left, Medina found a way to not only score the Read More…

Bollam-Godbott wins Tiffin Carnival

TIFFIN — Hundreds of runners turn into a stampede before the course bottlenecks. Getting to the front quick is a key to success. Brunswick’s Andre Bollam-Godbott knew that. Bollam-Godbott found a spot ahead of the masses Saturday, as he took a start-to-finish lead to win the Division I-B race at the Tiffin Carnival. Wadsworth’s Jon 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…