December 19, 2014


Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

Virgin, Fortner lead Grizzlies past Revere

WADSWORTH — Aubrey Virgin and Sophia Fortner proved without a shadow of a doubt they have hearts of champions. The senior center and freshman point guard came up with key plays in crucial moments Saturday, leading the Wadsworth girls basketball team to a 56-45 victory over hard-charging Revere. The Grizzlies (2-0, 1-0) won their 62nd Read More…

Unselfish Hornets win Moser’s debut

GRANGER TWP. — It’s impossible to spell potential without an “O.” The new-look Highland girls basketball team was relentless Saturday in its first game under coach Mike Moser. The Hornets pushed the ball unselfishly, crashed the boards hard and won nearly every hustle play. The end result was an offensively driven 65-32 victory over Copley Read More…

Earning a reward

Medina's Zach Bennett splits Ashland's Isaac White (11) and Trey Smith during the first quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

    MEDINA — Less than five seconds remained and All-Ohio Ashland point guard Issac White was attempting two meaningless free throws. First-year Medina boys basketball coach Chris Hassinger then turned to face his bench and smiled as he said, “Hey, we’re going to B-Dubs (Buffalo Wild Wings).” It was the loudest cheer on a Read More…

‘Big’ problem for the Bucks

Buckeye's Robert Miller shoots over Norwayne's Cade Hiles in the first quarter. Photo by Judd Smerglia

  YORK TWP. — Buckeye boys basketball coach Matt Saunders knew his team could have some “big” problems this season. They surfaced immediately, as 6-foot-6 sophomore center Nate Weinman put up 34 points and 18 rebounds Friday night to lead Norwayne to a 65-61 victory in the non-league season opener for both teams. The Bucks’ Read More…

Shooting woes hurt Grizzlies

WADSWORTH — Count on Wadsworth’s boys basketball team to hit more open shots than it did in the season opener Friday night. Therefore, count on the Grizzlies to win their share of games this season and put their 57-51 non-league loss to Firestone behind them. “I haven’t seen the stats, but I can’t believe we Read More…