November 29, 2015


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High school basketball: Highland sneaks past Nordonia for season-opener win

MACEDONIA — Collin Rittman wasn’t going to let the Highland boys basketball team lose its season opener to Nordonia. The Hornets might have been sporting a new look with only two returning letterwinners in the rotation, but Adam Cestaro was making his debut as coach and Rittman wanted to make sure Game 1 didn’t end Read More…

High school basketball: Wadsworth’s season-opening victory over Firestone

AKRON — Measured in feet, the vast majority of Tony Hewitt’s shot attempts were at least 10 times longer than most of his postgame answers were in words. The small forward hit five lengthy 3-pointers Friday as an extremely young Wadsworth boys basketball team came out of nowhere to steal a 55-49 season-opening victory over Read More…

High school basketball: Disastrous loss for Cloverleaf in season-opener

Cloverleaf's Timmy Schuerger shoots against Rittman's Matt McMillan during the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

WESTFIELD TWP. — Little things that went right were undone by a disastrous finish, but what encouraged Cloverleaf boys basketball coach Marty Ryan after a 67-44 season-opening loss to Rittman was the mistakes are correctable. The final score of the non-league game was misleading Friday, as the small, inexperienced Colts trailed by single digits late Read More…

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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…