February 12, 2016

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Prep of the Week for May 7

Eli Kraus

Baseball Eli Kraus, Buckeye: Junior left-hander pitched one-hitter as Buckeye demolished Clearview 10-0 in Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division play. … Walked two and struck out six in five-inning game. … Second one-hitter of season. … Has yet to allow earned run in PAC play. … All-Gazette as sophomore. … Kent State recruit. Softball Megan Paradise, Medina: Read More…

Prep of the Week for April 30

Luke Raley

Baseball Luke Raley, Highland: Senior had 14 RBIs as the Hornets went 6-0 last week. .. Belted grand slam and picked up win on the mound in 11-1 triumph over North Royalton. .. Scored three runs in 7-1 victory over Rocky River at Progressive Field. … Had eight RBIs and seven hits in doubleheader sweep Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week of April 23

Kyle Michalik

Baseball Kyle Michalik, Brunswick: Senior pitcher hurled no-hitter as Brunswick defeated Medina 4-0 in Northeast Ohio Conference River Division game. … Struck out 10. … Helped cause with two singles, RBI and run. … Had two singles, double and three RBIs in 10-0 win over Elyria. … Ohio State recruit. Softball Taylor MacWhade, Highland: Senior Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for April 16

Brad Scheiman

Baseball Brad Scheiman, Wadsworth: Senior had five hits, four RBIs and four runs as Grizzlies swept Buckeye in non-league doubleheader. … Tallied two singles, double, two RBIs and two runs in 11-0 win in first game. … Added single, triple, two RBIs and two runs in 10-2 victory. … Also pitches. Softball Julia Horton, Wadsworth: Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for April 9

Nick Filak

Baseball Nick Filak, Black River: Senior utility man had pair of game-winning hits as Pirates swept Northwestern 9-8 and 5-4 in non-conference doubleheader. … Ended first game walk-off style with two-run single. … Put Black River in position for victory in second game with go-ahead sacrifice fly. … Finished day 5-for-7 with six RBIs and Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for March 5

Brogan Scott

Boys basketball Brogan Scott, Highland: Sophomore small forward scored game-high 24 points in 52-44 upset of Medina at the Copley Division I Sectional semifinals. … Made 7-of-8 free throws and grabbed five rebounds in fourth quarter. … Added 10 points in sectional finals loss to Hudson. … First-team All-Gazette as freshman. … Brother, Brennan, was Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Feb. 26

Zach Parker

Boys basketball Zach Parker, Brunswick: Junior small forward scored game-high 19 points in 69-64 Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division upset of state-ranked Mentor. … Hit 7-of-12 field goals, including 5-of-9 3-pointers. … Second season as starter. … All-Gazette punter for football team. Girls basketball AnnMarie Kircher, Senior small forward scored team-high 18 points in 83-70 Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Feb. 19

Brennan Scott

Boys Basketball Brennan Scott, Highland: Senior power forward had 11 points and 10 rebounds in 40-32 win over rival Wadsworth in Suburban League action. … Made four straight free throws in final minute to seal victory. … Second varsity season. … Younger brother Brogan is team’s leading scorer. Girls Basketball Sarah Kinch, Medina: Senior power Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Feb. 12

Taylor Armagost

Boys basketball Taylor Armagost, Brunswick: Senior center scored layup as time expired to give Blue Devils 44-42 upset victory over Shaker Heights in Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division play. … Added 12 points in NOC Valley Division triumph over Garfield Heights. … Second varsity season. Girls basketball Savanna Slone, Black River: Senior point guard nailed Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Feb. 5

Jeff Miller

Boys basketball Jeff Miller, Buckeye: Junior center scored career-high 27 points in important Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division victory at Wellington. … Improved previous best by 11 points. … Added 11 rebounds. … Second varsity season. … Father, Jeff, and uncle, Bob, also played for school. Girls basketball Anna Rose Wiencek, Highland: Junior power forward Read More…