March 4, 2015


Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

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…

Sectional girls basketball: Cloverleaf cruises to win against Copley

Cloverleaf’s JIllian Miglich battles Copley’s Armani Jackson for a rebound in the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

WESTFIELD TWP. — Jilly was silly before she played anything but willy-nilly. About 45 minutes after messing around with a selfie stick, amateur guitar player/singer/guard Jillian Miglich improvised Thursday when someone forgot to turn on the warm-up music. She then led an impromptu team-wide a cappella rendition of Vance Joy’s “Riptide” as the Cloverleaf girls Read More…

Sectional girls basketball: Medina’s defense delivers against Avon Lake

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AVON LAKE — The Medina girls basketball team put on a defensive clinic and dominated Thursday in a 43-20 Elyria Catholic Division I Sectional final win over Avon Lake. The 18th-seeded Bees (11-12) turned a spectacular performance defensively, allowing a three-point first quarter and a one-point fourth. They advanced to meet third-seeded Magnificat on Monday. Read More…