May 26, 2016

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Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

Believe it: Wadsworth beats Mason for Division I state title

COLUMBUS — Sophia Fortner took the inbounds pass from Laurel Palitto with five seconds left Saturday night, standing alone and holding the ball as the Wadsworth faithful let out a deafening roar that permeated throughout Value City Arena. The crowd counted down the final seconds — four, three, two, one — and Fortner threw the Read More…

Noland: Grizzly girls take place in immortality with state title

Take a bow, Wadsworth players Jodi Johnson, Jenna Johnson, Laurel Palitto, Sophia Fortner, Lexi Lance, Maddie Movsesian, Peyton Banks, McKenna Banks and Olivia Chaney. You, too, coaches Andrew Booth, Mark Postak, Tom Carnes, Jen Martin, Mike Schmeltzer and Lindsay Tenyak. Now take another. And another. The Wadsworth community will cherish its 2015-16 Division I state Read More…

High school basketball: Wadsworth girls sought perfection, now looking for redemption

COLUMBUS — The Wadsworth girls basketball team wanted perfection. That’s why when the Grizzlies fell to Mason on Jan. 17 at the Classic in the Country Challenge, they eyed Value City Arena on March 12 as the date for redemption. After beating Reynoldsburg 58-48 in a Division I state semifinal Friday, Wadsworth will indeed get Read More…

High school basketball: Wadsworth beats Reynoldsburg to advance to state final

COLUMBUS — One. More. Game. The Wadsworth girls basketball team has become really, really good, really, really quickly at this ol’ sprint-to-center-court, scream-and-hug routine. To be fair, reaching the Division I state championship game is a justifiable reason for 15 teenage girls to lose their minds in excitement. The Grizzlies needed every ounce of their Read More…

Noland: Past is present in “Sea of Red” for Wadsworth

Jodi Johnson, Sophia Fortner, Lexi Lance, Jenna Johnson, Laurel Palitto and Co. are one victory from a Division I girls state basketball championship after they helped Wadsworth come from behind to defeat Reynoldsburg 58-48 Friday at Value City Arena. Katelyn Vujas, Elisa Inman, Kate (Lyren) Sondles, Jen (Martin) Echols and Kristin (Hoover) Obendorf, the starting Read More…