October 24, 2014

Medina
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High School Football: Wadsworth at Revere

Dan Brown The Gazette BATH TWP. — While Wadsworth’s Kyle Kemppel is listed as a linebacker, the senior has the heart of a defensive back. Facing one of the top quarterbacks in the Suburban League on Friday night, Kemppel and his teammates rose to the challenge, forcing multiple turnovers en route to picking up a Read More…

High School Football: Mentor at Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — Fans of Brunswick football can legitimately argue their team is two tipped passes away from heading into Week 8 with only one loss. It happened a week ago against Elyria. Friday, the dreaded tip reared its ugly head again and gave Brunswick a 21-14 loss to Mentor in Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division Read More…

Boys golf: Coach Jeanne Pritchard retires after 13 seasons

Jeanne Pritchard

MEDINA — A Medina County legend is calling it a career. Medina boys golf coach Jeanne Pritchard informed her team following the Pine Hills Division I District on Wednesday she is retiring after a 13-year run of brilliance that will be almost impossible to match. The 62-year-old Medina County Sports Hall of Famer led the Read More…

High school football Week 7: This game never gets old

Buckeye’s Nathan Scott and Kyle Svagerko

SULLIVAN TWP. — The Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division championship will not be decided tonight. A playoff berth can not be clinched, either. The odds of both will change dramatically, however, depending on the result of the annual football war that is Buckeye vs. Black River. Someone’s season could ultimately be defined at Art Stevenson Read More…

Week 7 Medina County High School Football Scores

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Week 7 of high school football is here, and we’ve got you covered for the Medina County games. 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…

Volleyball: Brunswick grabs NOC Valley crown

ELYRIA — It’s time to make room for another volleyball championship banner at Brunswick. Ally Badowski, Julia Holden and Gina Yurik combined for 36 kills, eight aces and eight blocks Thursday night, powering the Blue Devils to a 25-17, 25-19, 29-27 victory over Elyria. The triumph earned Brunswick (19-2, 9-1) a share of the Northeast Read More…

Golf: Bees see hopes of state berth dashed

HINCKLEY TWP. — At least the sun was shining. Nothing else went right for the Medina and Highland boys golf teams at the Pine Hills Division I District on Wednesday, as Medina County was shut out of the state tournament for the second consecutive season. The Bees designed their entire regular season around these 18 Read More…

Soccer: Bucks claim crown, everything clicks at the right time

Mike Peticca | The Gazette YORK TWP. — There are no empty squares on the checklist for the Buckeye boys soccer team as it moves into postseason play. Ideally, a team enters a tournament with good health. The Bucks have their full team together for the first time this season after a rash of injuries. Read More…

Soccer: Medina wins NOC Valley, gets first outright title since 2010

Medina’s Lauren Rafie attempts to head the ball into the goal while being defended by North Royalton’s Dani Giles and goalie Keeley Malley in the first half. (AARON JOSEFCZYK / GAZETTE)

MEDINA — With four teams alive for a share of the final Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division championship Wednesday night, many at Medina Memorial Stadium were glued to their phones for score updates. Those text messages proved meaningless, however, as the Bees took care of business and defeated North Royalton 4-1 to claim the outright Read More…

Tennis: Exchange student Lisa Wetzel adjusts to new country, team

Medina's Lisa Wetzel. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

As much as Lisa Wetzel’s peanut butter pie was a hit with the Medina girls tennis team, the sophomore has been a bigger star on the court. While the pie didn’t come with plates and had to be eaten out of cups, Wetzel’s play has been nothing but sweet as she heads into the Oberlin Read More…