February 28, 2015

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Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

Pirates can’t survive big chill

HENRIETTA TWP. — The shooting inside Firelands High School was almost as cold as the frigid temperature outside. Both teams struggled mightily from the floor as Firelands knocked off Black River 52-42 in a Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division boys basketball game Friday. The cold-shooting squads combined for a paltry 38 percent (36-for-96) from the Read More…

Indians put damper on senior night

WADSWORTH — In a game of numbers Friday, eight minutes were the difference between the Wadsworth and Copley boys basketball teams as the Indians took the Suburban League matchup 67-62 and spoiled senior night for the Grizzlies. The game looked very different at first. Wadsworth (12-8, 8-4) overcame an early deficit to lead after the Read More…

Bees give Shaker all it can handle

SHAKER HTS. — The Medina boys basketball team’s record says it is average. The argument can be made the Bees are anything but. While Medina saw another shot fall short at the end of a 51-48 loss to Shaker Heights on Friday, the Red Raiders survived another scare from the Bees. A team that has Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria’s defense steps up against Medina


ELYRIA — Brett Larrick knew Medina was a much better team than its near-.500 record might have indicated prior to Tuesday’s non-conference game at the Pioneers gym. Elyria beat the Bees 63-58 to win its seventh straight and improve to 15-4 behind another super defensive effort and the scoring of 6-foot-4 junior Blake “Bo” Furcron. Read More…

Boys Basketball: Cloverleaf’s triangle of terror leads Colts past Wellington


WESTFIELD TWP. — The Triangle of Terror was an equation the Wellington boys basketball team failed to solve. Behind a multilook press and the post-attacking trio of Troy Kapeluck, Connor Ploucha and Dillon Mullins, Cloverleaf shaped the game the way it wanted, rallied and knocked off the Dukes 56-53 Monday night in non-league play. The Read More…