August 4, 2015


Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

Boys basketball: Highland selects Adam Cestaro as new coach

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GRANGER TWP. — A familiar face within the Highland community has been named the 19th boys basketball coach in school history. Already in the loop as a high school history teacher and freshman coach, Adam Cestaro accepted the school’s offer Friday after a drawn-out interview process. The 35-year-old St. Vincent-St. Mary High graduate replaces Michael Read More…

One-day basketball clinic provides youngsters with basics in Medina


They came in bare feet, flip flops, shower slippers and expensive-looking sneakers, too. About 60 students from kindergarten to sixth grade descended on Ray Mellert Park in Medina Tuesday morning to participate in a high-energy basketball clinic taught by Medina High School boys varsity coach Chris Hassinger. Hassinger made sure he had strength in numbers Read More…

Clady jumps at chance to coach again

Albert Grindle The Gazette YORK TWP. — A seven-minute car drive from Buckeye High to home was enough for Ron Clady to end his self-imposed coaching hiatus. The LiverpoolTownship resident stepped down in 2009 after 10 seasons as Wellington girls basketball coach to focus on his three children, immediately going from the varsity sideline to Read More…

Former Medina High School basketball star leads skill clinics

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More than 20 fifth-graders attended a basketball clinic Wednesday afternoon led by former Medina High star player Tony Stockman. The event was the first in a series of three Medina school appearances by Stockman, 33, now the head coach at Ohio Christian University in Circleville. The free clinic was coordinated with the nonprofit group Still Read More…

Mackey’s Blue Devils smashed all expectations but their own

Albert Grindle The Gazette “I thought we could be better than people thought, but I’d be lying if I thought we’d get up to 19 (wins).” One of the worst kept secrets in MedinaCounty is coach Joe Mackey’s Brunswick boys basketball team doesn’t get wrapped up in perceptions. In an age of the oftentimes fabricated Read More…