February 7, 2016

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Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

High school basketball: Teske hits milestone as Medina beats Euclid in GCC tilt

Jon Teske

MEDINA — “Jon Teske from Ben Geschke.” Those were the words of public address announcer Jim Wienczkowski with 1:40 to go in the third quarter of the Medina boys basketball team’s 72-50 Greater Cleveland Conference victory over Euclid on Friday. Wienczkowski has made that rhyming proclamation at least 50 times over the last two years, Read More…

High school basketball: Buckeye beats Wellington in PAC battle of inches

YORK TWP. — For boys basketball teams so close in the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division standings, Buckeye and Wellington spent four quarters getting real close. At the end, a matter of inches separated them Friday as Buckeye won 60-57. Wellington had its share of chances, as the Dukes (9-8, 7-4) held a two-point lead Read More…

High school basketball: Cloverleaf can’t keep pace, drop PTC Metro game to Springfield

LAKEMORE — The Cloverleaf boys basketball team came roaring out of the starting gate Friday in a Portage Trail Conference Metro Division game with Springfield. Then it hit the wall on the first turn and crashed spectacularly in falling 61-48. The Colts (1-16, 1-10) played one of their best quarters of the season and built Read More…

LIVE CHAT: Friday night basketball

Brunswick's Michael Quiring drives past Mentor's Kyle McIntosh during the fourth quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Live Blog Gazette Friday night high school basketball  

Benson plays with unbridled passion, but don’t expect him to brag

Black River's Allan Benson against Mapleton. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Logically speaking, the fact that Black River star basketball player Allan Benson is so quiet and unassuming doesn’t make a lot a sense. His younger sister, Erica, is a spitfire who’s pretty much fearless in social situations, while their parents, Eric and Elaine, aren’t exactly shy, either. So, could Erica explain why big bro is Read More…