January 31, 2015

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Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

Hornets run off with win

Highland's (l) Zack Levine and (r) Ben Hauser put pressure on Copley's Bryce Harvey in the second quarter. Photo by Judd Smerglia

    GRANGER TWP. — A flip of a switch, a change in tempo and increased defensive pressure Friday allowed Highland’s boys basketball team to walk away with a 62-48 Suburban League win over Copley. Trailing by three points late in the second quarter, the Hornets (11-4, 5-3) used defense to feed their transition game Read More…

Devils old school magic does trick

TALLMADGE — The Tallmadge boys basketball team turned back the clock Friday and used old-school magic to snap a three-game losing streak. Wearing 1966 uniforms and playing in the old high school gym — now the middle school — the Blue Devils defeated Cloverleaf 80-34 in Suburban League play. Tallmadge (9-5, 5-3) received 16 points Read More…

Grizzlies notch win at home

WADSWORTH — The Wadsworth boys basketball team knew it had a wounded warrior coming into the Grizzly Den on Friday. It also knew it hadn’t won a home game this season. A 63-37 Suburban League victory over Revere was exactly what the team needed. Wadsworth (9-6, 6-2) got the monkey off its back and put Read More…

Polidori stays hot from field

YORK TWP. — Nate Polidori did it again Friday night. In the Buckeye boys basketball team’s 71-43 Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division win over Brooklyn, Polidori struck for 32 points. That followed a 36-point night Tuesday in a win at Valley Forge. “If that’s my role on the team, then great,” Polidori said. “But if not, Read More…

Bees stun Blue Devils

Medina's Ben Geschke shoots between Brunswick's Eric Bulic, left, and Michael Quiring during the third quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

    MEDINA — Big Jon and Cool Hand Luke were fantastic reasons why Medina’s boys basketball team secured its signature win under first-year coach Chris Hassinger. Rallying from a double-digit deficit Friday, the Bees made all the clutch plays to upset Brunswick 41-40 in another physical, intense edition of Medina County’s top rivalry. Michigan Read More…