February 8, 2016


H.S. Football: Midview overcomes missed chances


YORK TWP. – If there’s one thing that Midview coach Bill Albright is getting tired of seeing, it’s his team failing to score after driving deep into the opponent’s territory. After missing opportunities to score early Friday night, the Middies made up for it in the second half en route to a 34-12 non-league win Read More…

H.S. Football: Black River gets rare opening win

SULLIVAN TWP. – Black River fumbled eight times Friday night and trailed by two touchdowns a little more than two minutes into its season opener against Western Reserve. But that didn’t seem to faze the Pirates, as they shut out the Rough Riders in the second half en route to a 48-26 non-conference victory at Read More…

Boys soccer: Wadsworth 7, Lorain 0


WADSWORTH – Speed kills and Lorain’s boys soccer team found that out Saturday afternoon in the Titans’ season-opening match with the Wadsworth Grizzlies. The Grizzlies’ speed and finishing skills overwhelmed the Titans from the opening whistle and resulted in a 7-0 non-conference loss at Art Wright Stadium. “With just 1-2 scrimmages, the players are still Read More…

Boys soccer sectionals: Falcons fly high despite loss

Firelands’ Brandon Camp heads the ball during the Falcons’ 2-0 loss to Buckeye in a Division II sectional soccer first-round match Tuesday night. (CT photo by Judd Smerglia.)

HENRIETTA TWP. — Fire­lands boys soccer coach John Fenix has never been a fan of moral victories, but he was proud of his squad Tuesday night. Despite a 2-0 loss to Buck­eye in their Rocky River Divi­sion II sectional opener, the Falcons coach watched his team complete a season that last fall they never thought Read More…

Girls basketball: Keystone cops win behind defense

LAGRANGE — Sometimes when it rains, it pours. In the midst of four-game losing skid coming into Wednesday’s night’s game with Keystone, Buckeye’s girls had been struggling to take care of the ball. Unfortunately, that trend continued as the Wildcats took advantage of a host of miscues and won 53-36 in a pivotal Patriot Athletic Read More…

Soccer: Wellington drills Buckeye to win fourth straight title


WELLINGTON — Wellington was a squad on a mission. With a run of three straight Patriot Athletic Conference titles on the line and a streak of 33 consecutive wins in the league at risk Wednesday night, the Dukes were not going to be denied. Three insurance goals in the second half helped Wellington keep both Read More…