February 11, 2016

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Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

High school basketball: Medina girls bank on power of pigtails against Brunswick

MEDINA — Don’t mess with the power of pigtails. Eight of the nine Medina girls basketball players who saw action Wednesday against rival Brunswick sported the popular girly hairdo — Abby Teske had a simple blonde ponytail, but that’s by design — because the superstition worked earlier in the week at Berea-Midpark. Team Pigtail/Better Together Read More…

High school basketball: Wadsworth passes litmus test, beats Nordonia to finish SL slate unbeaten

MACEDONIA — The Suburban League National Division was clinched, but the undefeated streak in the conference was not. What Wadsworth girls basketball coach Andrew Booth was looking for Wednesday was the reaction his Grizzlies would give against a quality conference opponent in Nordonia. After a 57-35 victory on the road, consider the litmus test passed Read More…

High school basketball: Highland takes tough loss to Hudson


GRANGER TWP. — Another tough opponent, another hard-fought game, another loss. Four days after taking undefeated Copley to overtime, Highland’s boys basketball battled another strong foe through four quarters. At the end, Hudson proved too much and won the non-league game 58-51. Playing from behind, Highland (11-8) tried the long ball in the fourth quarter Read More…

High school basketball: Brunswick in GCC driver’s seat after win over Medina — and Elyria loss


BRUNSWICK — The beach bum-themed Brunswick student section poured into the locker room on Cloud 9, ready to get rowdy with its boys basketball players Tuesday night after one of the biggest regular-season wins in recent memory. The mosh pit didn’t take long to commence, and everyone who crammed in chanted the new sole leader Read More…

Noland: Brunswick-Medina matchup headlines great night for county basketball

It was, as Brunswick boys basketball coach Joe Mackey said, a great night for Medina County. There was a packed house of 1,050 fans in Brunswick’s one-sided, undersized gym, with barely a seat available when the junior varsity game tipped off shortly after 6 p.m. There were two raucous student sections, Medina going farmer get-up Read More…