March 1, 2015


Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

Bucks peak at right time

Buckeye senior guard Tyler Hagmeier beats Columbias Kevin Simon to a reboound during the second quarter. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

    YORK TWP. — Every boys basketball team aims to peak for the start of the postseason. Buckeye is one of the few to actually achieve that goal. Junior forward Liam Murray scored 17 points, including a 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter, as the Bucks edged Columbia 57-52 in Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division Read More…

Quiring stands tall in win

Brunswick's Steve Ficyk chases down a loose ball in front of Shaker Height's Ricky Stokes in the second quarter. Photo by Judd Smerglia

    BRUNSWICK — All 5 feet, 8 inches of Michael Quiring — and that’s being generous — attacked the redwoods with an unflappable resolve. The diminutive point guard kept swinging until the trees crashed to the ground. In a Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division slugfest featuring nine players standing 6-4 or taller, the smallest Read More…

Cardinals win battle of giants

Medina's Zach Bennett drives around Mentor's Paul Sateika during the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

  MEDINA — Micah Potter and Jon Teske will have a lot to talk about the next time their families get together. Both junior centers had monster nights Friday, but Potter’s Mentor team got the better of Teske and Medina with an 81-69 victory in Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division boys basketball action. “It’s two Read More…

Houska nets 1,000th point in win

MACEDONIA — It took Tanner Houska almost the entire game to get his points across Friday. Highland, on the other hand, didn’t wait that long. Add it up and the Hornets boys basketball team closed the regular season with a 57-50 Suburban League win over Nordonia. Houska (10 points) scored his 1,000th career point with Read More…

Deck stacked against Colts

GREEN — The Cloverleaf boys basketball team had a lot of things to contend with in the regular-season finale. Having already clinched its first Suburban League title since 1991, Green was playing for an undefeated season on senior night. The deck was stacked against the Colts from the outset. Cloverleaf felt the full brunt of Read More…