April 16, 2014

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Ohio State uses scoring runs to walk all over Cleveland State

CLEVELAND — Ohio State took control of the game so quickly even Cleveland State fans were chanting O-H-I-O during the second half Tuesday night. The Buckeyes used an early run to build a lead, then another big run to open the second half and cruised to an 80-63 victory over the Vikings at Quicken Loans Read More…

Prep wrestling: Lutjeran West’s Malave, Elyria Catholic duo perfectly suited for McNulty titles

ELYRIA — Josh Malave deserves a nice long rest. The Lutheran West senior battled through five more matches Saturday — making it 12 matches in three days — and left the third annual John McNulty Sr. Memorial tournament with the 135-pound championship, the tournament’s Most Valuable Wrestler award and down a significant amount of blood. Read More…

Prep wrestling: Lutheran West’s Malave survives grueling day with five pins

ELYRIA — Some of the wrestlers in the field at the third annual John McNulty Sr. Memorial tournament at Elyria Catholic had a pair of byes and wrestled just one match Friday night. Others received one bye or wrestled a full three matches in their weight-class pool. But a few weight classes were packed with Read More…

High school wrestling notes: Monroeville’s appearance at McNulty could be big draw

Lorain County will get a treat this weekend when the third annual John McNulty Sr. Memorial tournament kicks off at Elyria Catholic High School. The tournament, named for former Panthers coach John McNulty Jr.`s father, will feature one of the top Division III programs in the state in Monroeville, and several state qualifiers mixed in Read More…

High school wrestling: Columbia Station’s Palmer shines at Ironman

CUYAHOGA FALLS – While the Walsh Jesuit Ironman tournament had been like kryptonite to the Palmer name, St. Edward junior Collin Palmer proved tougher than Superman on Saturday night as he powered his way to the 135-pound championship. The season-opening tournament had been tough on Collin`s older brother Lance – who won the event his Read More…

Prep wrestling: Chaszar’s return helps Amherst challenge for first at K of C

AVON LAKE – Amherst coach Bill Walker was a little worried about his team as it prepared to do battle in the 27th annual Knights of Columbus tournament Friday night at Avon Lake High School. “I really didn`t know what was going to happen today because we`re kind of a banged-up team,” Walker said. “Yeah, Read More…

Prep wrestling preview: Elyria excelling with athletes dedicated to the sport

Say you wake up one morning with a pain in your foot so bad you can`t even put weight on it. Do you think you`d be better served making an appointment with the family doctor or heading directly to a podiatrist? While the general practitioner has a wide range of medical knowledge, your chance of Read More…

Prep wrestling preview: Best of the best and team capsules

THE TOP WRESTLERS Collin Palmer, jr., St. Edward Palmer is a Columbia Station resident who`s the younger brother of four-time state champion Lance Palmer. The junior is already halfway to matching Lance`s feat, winning the Division I 112-pound state title as a freshman and taking gold at 125 pounds last season. Palmer is ranked No. Read More…

Heels stop feat: No. 1 North Carolina snaps Ohio State’s home winning streak

COLUMBUS – One look at the stunned faces filling the stands at Value City Arena and it was easy to see that Buckeye Nation had forgotten what it was like to witness its men`s basketball team lose a game. But that`s exactly what happened as No. 1 North Carolina snapped Ohio State`s 28-game home winning Read More…

Ohio State notes: Buckeyes have been hot against No. 1

COLUMBUS – Ohio State had played the No. 1 team in the country 17 times before Wednesday night`s showdown with top-ranked North Carolina. The Buckeyes` record in those games was 8-9, but they had won six of the last seven – two during Thad Matta`s tenure as coach. Those meetings included last season`s 49-48 win Read More…