November 25, 2015

Mostly clear

Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

Girls basketball: Refueled, refocused Colts beat spunky Bucks

YORK TWP. — Caught completely off-guard by scrappy and much-improved Buckeye on Monday, Lexi Civittolo, Jillian Miglich and the rest of the Cloverleaf girls basketball team woke up just in time. Civittolo went bonkers in second half, Miglich, Helaina Limas and the bench played important supporting roles and the Colts cleaned up their rebounding woes Read More…

Girls high school basketball: Profitt, Hornets shine in season opener

GRANGER TWP. — Lights, camera, action. After Marlee Profitt and the Highland girls basketball team opened their season with a 48-38 non-league win over Avon on Saturday, the senior center compared the game to a movie. A movie needs a protagonist, an event or hardship for the hero to overcome, a climax and then — Read More…

Seven-leaf Clover: Kaple ties school record as Medina beats Central Catholic

Clover Kaple

John Urchek The Gazette CANTON — Clover Kaple came through in the end. The senior guard helped kick off the Medina girls basketball team’s season the right way Saturday, burying seven 3-pointers in a 64-57 overtime victory over the Canton Central Catholic in the Romeo’s Pizza Classic at Malone University. “Clover has the ability to do Read More…

Johnson scores 1,000th career point in Wadsworth victory

Wadsworth's Jodi Johnson goes up for a shot against Eastmoor Academy's Ovian Whitlow-Moore during the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

WADSWORTH — It was that awkward moment when Jodi Johnson had absolutely, positively no idea what in the world was going on. The Wadsworth star had just hit a 3-pointer with 2:14 left Friday in what ended up being a 61-40 Grizzlies victory over three-time defending Westerville Division II District champion Eastmoor Academy. Longtime coach Read More…

Basketball: Ashland basketball lands Jodi Johnson

Jodi Johnson

WADSWORTH — The Ashland women’s basketball program snared another big fish. Wadsworth first-team All-Ohioan Jodi Johnson is going to give up volleyball, as the senior accepted the Division II school’s partial scholarship offer that increases with each school year. Johnson was so dead set on Ashland there weren’t any other serious contenders for her services. Read More…