May 25, 2016

Medina
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Congrats to all the Student Athletes!

High school basketball: Wadsworth girls ready for state spotlight

COLUMBUS — Among all the well-wishers who have given words of encouragement to the Wadsworth girls basketball team over the last six days, one stood out: Kate (Lyren) Sondles. That’s the same Kate Lyren who in 1997 made the game-winning layup as time expired against Mason to give the Grizzlies their lone Division I state Read More…

High school basketball: Clock strikes for Brunswick in loss to Canton McKinley

AKRON — Two more minutes. Maybe 30 seconds. The time ultimately needed to complete a miracle was debatable. A lifetime of what-ifs is not. The Brunswick boys basketball team left its collective heart on the James A. Rhodes Arena floor Thursday night against Canton McKinley in the University of Akron Division I Regional semifinals. Given Read More…

Noland: Rally was largely cosmetic, but Brunswick’s chemistry and heart totally real

The frantic fourth-quarter rally was largely cosmetic, but the heart displayed all season by the 2015-16 Brunswick boys basketball team was real. So was the class. And the closeness. And, on this night, the tears. The Blue Devils fought till the bitter end of a University of Akron Division I Regional semifinal, falling 72-65 to Read More…

High school basketball: Wadsworth has talent in reserve(s)

This is a story about four players who average a combined 12.5 points, 8.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists for the Wadsworth girls basketball team. Three of them average less than 2.0 points and 2.0 rebounds, and all of them average less than one assist. Those numbers are extremely misleading, however, because the Grizzlies (26-1) would Read More…

High school basketball: Brunswick refocuses, ready for challenge against Canton McKinley

AKRON — Get ready to feel the heat. The Brunswick boys basketball team (21-4) will have another shot to add to its already impressive resume tonight when it plays storied Canton McKinley (21-5) in a University of Akron Division I Regional semifinal at 7. Infused with four starters thanks to a merger with Timken, the Read More…