September 3, 2015

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HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Buckeye halts Revere in 35-14 win

YORK TWP. — At times Friday, it looked like the only thing that could stop the Buckeye football team against Revere was the Bucks themselves. If not for cramping issues — it seemed like it happened almost every play in the second half — Buckeye put together a very impressive 35-14 season-opening win over the Read More…

McCown has moved on from Tampa days

Scott Petrak The Gazette Josh McCown is friendly, accommodating and thoughtful with reporters. But he was curt this week when asked to reflect on his time with Tampa Bay. “I’d rather not,” he said. McCown has good reason for not wanting to spend too much time thinking about his year with the Buccaneers, whom the Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Indians take out frustrations on Colts in non-league walloping

WESTFIELD TWP. — A pair of teams plagued with struggles and losing seasons lined up across from one another Friday night. Cloverleaf was coming off a winless season and Northwest was coming off two years of humiliating losses. Both had experienced teams and were looking to right the ship. The Indians took out the struggles Read More…

Bauer shuts down Angels

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette CLEVELAND — Trevor Bauer had plenty of excuses not to pitch well in the series opener against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday. He didn’t need to use any of them. Pressed into service for an ill Danny Salazar on a chilly night at Progressive Field, Bauer rose to the occasion Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Ashland picks up historic win, ends drought against Wadsworth

Chris Freeman The Gazette WADSWORTH — Chalk it up to the first game of the season. Wadsworth missed chances in the first half, then saw its youthful defense controlled by Ashland in the fourth quarter as the Arrows picked up a 28-20 non-league victory Friday night at Art Wright Memorial Stadium. It’s the first time Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Zelinski throws two TDs as Highland christens new stadium with win

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GRANGER TWP. — For one night, Tyler Zelinski, Sam Jenkins and Taran Treb felt like royalty. The Highland football team successfully ignored the hype Friday, as Zelinski connected with Jenkins for two long touchdowns and Treb and the defense sparkled to lead the Hornets to a 17-7 non-league victory over neighboring Brunswick in the first Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Black River plays clean game in 42-7 win over Western Reserve

SULLIVAN TWP. — Cleanliness may be next to godliness, and the Black River football team stayed pretty clean Friday night. The Pirates opened the season with a 42-7 non-league win over Collins Western Reserve. They also committed just a single penalty and finished with no turnovers while nabbing two interceptions on Matt Perkins and forcing Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Curtis makes splash in debut at QB as Bees impress with 56-13 win

MEDINA — It’s been a long time since the Medina football team used its passing game to set up the running game, but that’s exactly what happened Friday night at Kenneth Dukes Stadium. Utilizing four wide receivers most of the evening, the Bees used the right arm of junior quarterback John Curtis to open up Read More…

McCown puts Tampa Bay days in the past

Scott Petrak The Gazette Josh McCown is friendly, accommodating and thoughtful with reporters. But he was curt this week when asked to reflect on his time with Tampa Bay. “I’d rather not,” he said. McCown has good reason for not wanting to spend too much time thinking about his year with the Buccaneers, whom the Read More…

LIVE CHAT: High School Football, Week 1

Brunswick Blue Devils head coach Luke Beal give his motivational talk prior to the Devils taking the field against Medina for the first week of Friday night football. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

Live Blog High School Football Week 1