September 16, 2014

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Prep Athlete of the Week for Nov. 19

Football James Friedl, Highland: Senior outside linebacker had game-high 11 tackles in 17-14 win over Massillon in Division II, Region 4 semifinal at the University of Akron’s InfoCision Stadium-Summa Field. … Had two tackles for loss, including sack. … Has 87 tackles (10½ for loss, 4 sacks), two forced fumbles and six pass breakups on Read More…

Prep Athlete of the Week for Nov. 12

Football Jonny Zaz, Highland: Senior linebacker recorded six tackles, including one for loss, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt return in 28-21 win over Avon Lake. … Blocked punt return in Division II, Region 4 quarterfinal set up 5-yard TD pass from Bruce Kinsey to Coltin Kinsey in waning moments of first half. … Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Oct. 22

Football Collin Paich, Highland: Senior wide receiver scored two touchdowns in 45-20 Suburban League victory over Green. … Caught TD passes of 23 and 43 yards from quarterback Bruce Kinsey. … Set up another score by returning interception 44 yards to Bulldogs 1-yard line. … Sixth in Medina County with 230 receiving yards this season. Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Oct. 15

Aidan Gallagher

Football Shane Mast, Wadsworth: Junior fullback scored two touchdowns in key 42-6 Suburban League victory at Green. … First score covered 39 yards on pass from Adam Dennison. … Second was 8-yard run in fourth quarter. … Finished with 87 yards from scrimmage on nine touches. … Has 209 rushing yards on season. Boys soccer Read More…

Preps of the Week for Oct. 8

Jon Bach

Football Chase Rieg, Brunswick: Senior running back scored game-winning touchdown with 52 seconds remaining in 40-35 triumph over Elyria. … Twelve-yard run capped 11-play, 75-yard drive. … Finished with career highs of 202 yards and 32 carries. … Added 41-yard TD run in second quarter. … Sparkled with increased workload due to injury to Richie Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Oct. 1

Bruce Kinsey

Football Bruce Kinsey, Highland: Senior quarterback passed for 195 yards, rushed for 101 more and scored four touchdowns in 42-12 victory over Copley. … Rushing touchdowns in Suburban League game covered 10, 10, 1 and 4 yards. … Second straight game with 100 yards apiece rushing and passing. … Leads Medina County with 1,317 yards Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 24

Sophie Barnes

Football Kenny Wilder, Medina Senior safety returned two interceptions for touchdowns om Bees 33-26 Northeast Ohio Conference cross-division victory over Garfield Heights. … First pick-six covered 60 yards in second quarter. … Clinched game with 65-yarder in fourth quarter. … Averaged 39.8 yards on five punts. Boys soccer Collin Zuk, Cloverleaf Senior midfielder scored four goals as Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 17

Greg Briggs

Football Martice Jackson, Wadsworth: Senior running back rushed for 238 yards and two touchdowns in 26-13 non-league victory over Medina. … Finished with 33 carries. … Touchdown runs were 64 and 11 yards. … Fourth varsity season. … Also plays basketball. Boys soccer George Rusinko, Buckeye: Senior midfielder netted three goals as Bucks downed Lutheran Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 10

Alice Ho

Football Jerry Klue, Medina: Senior running back scored three touchdowns in Bees’ 56-7 non-league win over Eastlake North. … Caught 46-yard TD pass from Collin Minor. … Added rushing scores of 40 and 65 yards. … Finished with 186 yards from scrimmage on eight touches. Boys soccer Logan Davis, Highland: Junior forward scored three goals Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Sept. 3

Theo Bach

Football Andrew Vaughn, Black River: Senior running back rushed for 343 yards and four touchdowns in Pirates’ 40-14 victory over Western Reserve. … Rushing total third-highest in Medina County history. … TD runs were 30, 81, 61 and 10 yards. … Two-time All-Ohioan. Girls soccer Leah Runkle, Wadsworth: Senior forward capped five-goal week with hat Read More…