September 18, 2014

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Prep Athletes of the Week for Jan. 8

Kyle Prunty

Boys basketball Kyle Prunty, Wadsworth: Junior center scored 33 points and grabbed 20 rebounds in 78-72 overtime win against Highland. … Scored 13 combined points in fourth quarter and overtime. … Averaging 13.3 points on season. … Lettered as sophomore. Girls basketball Bri Moss, Brunswick: Senior small forward scored 17 points in 42-38 Northeast Ohio Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Jan. 1

Billy Geschke

Boys basketball Billy Geschke, Medina: Senior small forward named MVP of Hudson Holiday Tournament. … Scored 26 points in championship against Hudson. … Opened event with 25 points in win over Kenston. … Leads Medina County and Northeast Ohio Conference with 20.1 scoring average. … Third varsity season.         Girls basketball Gabrielle Read More…

Prep Athletes of the Week for Dec. 25

Matt Cox

Boys basketball Matt Cox, Buckeye: Senior power forward scored 16 points in Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division victory over Wellington. … Scored all points in second half. … Added team-high 14 points in triumph against Smithville at WQKT/Steve Smith Classic. … Second varsity season.           Girls basketball Lauren Gokey, Cloverleaf: Sophomore Read More…

Athletes of the Week for Dec. 18, 2012

Jordan Frederick

Boys basketball Jordan Frederick, Highland: Senior small forward scored career-high 20 points in 61-34 Suburban League victory at Tallmadge. … Began game on personal 9-0 run. … Finished with six 3-pointers. … Second varsity season. … Brother Tyler also in program.           Girls basketball Haley Hassinger, Wadsworth: Senior small forward scored Read More…

Athletes of the Week for Dec. 11, 2012

Billy Applebee

Boys basketball Billy Applebee, Brunswick: Senior guard scored career-high eight points in upset win over Niagara Falls at Cataract City Classic. … Hit key 3-pointer in fourth quarter to swing momentum Brunswick’s way. … Important bench player for Blue Devils. … Win improved Brunswick to 3-1.           Girls basketball Briona Burgos, Read More…

Athletes of the Week for Dec 4, 2012


Boys basketball Robby Buckwald, Cloverleaf: Senior forward scored team-high 21 points in come-from-behind 70-67 win over Wooster. … Drilled two 3-pointers and nine free throws. … Came off bench as team snapped 14-game losing streak. … All-Ohio wide receiver for football team. Girls basketball T.B. Cullen, Medina: Senior forward had 16 points and 11 rebounds Read More…

Athletes of the Week Nov 6th 2012


Volleyball Peyton Booth, Wadsworth: Junior outside hitter collected 12 kills and 21 digs in Hudson Division I Regional semifinals against Chagrin Falls Kenston. … Had 18 kills, 24 digs and three aces in Barberton District championship victory over Copley. … Opened postseason with matchhigh 15 kills in sectional final sweep of Medina. … Second-year starter. Read More…

Athletes of the Week Oct 30th 2012


Football Greg Young, Wadsworth: Junior fullback scored two long touchdowns in Grizzlies’ 41-20 Suburban League upset of Nordonia. … First was on 48-yard run. … Second came via 80-yard reception from Adam Dennison. … Finished with 138 yards from scrimmage on six touches. … Also plays linebacker.   Boys soccer Nate Libertowski, Medina: Senior forward Read More…

Athletes of the Week Oct 23rd 2012


Football Joe Simonis, Highland: Senior kicked 45-yard field goal with 2 seconds left in Hornets’ 22-20 Suburban League victory over Nordonia. … Added field goals of 33 and 20 yards and one extra point. … All-Gazette as junior.   Boys soccer Ross DiDonna, Brunswick: Senior midfielder netted eventual game-deciding goal in 2-0 Brunswick Division I Read More…

Athletes of the Week Oct 16th 2012


Football Martice Jackson, Wadsworth: Junior running back rushed for 156 yards and two touchdowns in 28-0 Suburban League victory over Copley. … Both scores came in first half. … Outrushed touted counterpart Aregeros Turner (92 yards). … Third varsity season.   Boys soccer Justin Miller, Brunswick: Senior forward netted pair of goals as Blue Devils Read More…