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Tigers beat Knights in overtime
Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Tigers beat Knights in overtime

A big overtime session keyed a win for the youthful Twinsburg boys basketball team as the Tigers tackled one big coaching point. Twinsburg won 56-49 at Nordonia in overtime in a league game in Macedonia Jan. 13.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Tiger girls cagers grind out win over Bears
Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger girls cagers grind out win over Bears

Consistent play early in the second half of games has been a challenge at times for the Twinsburg girls basketball team, but the Tigers showed solid energy on the road at North Royalton.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Tigers swim well vs. Hudson
Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Tigers swim well vs. Hudson

As Twinsburg preps for the final week of the regular season, the Tigers swimming and diving teams look to be closing the gap against traditional league powers like Hudson. The Tigers travelled to Hudson Jan. 13 for a meet. The Twinsburg boys fell 120-65 the loaded Explorers.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg hockey skates past Wolverines

Pounding the net of West Geauga, the Twinsburg ice hockey team looked impressive in a 6-2 win Jan. 14 at home. The Tigers dominated the first period from the opening drop. In the first period alone, Twinsburg controlled the puck and put up 22 shots.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
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Aurora High girls six-game winning streak ends, lose to Cuyahoga Falls
Jan 12, 2017 11:01 AM

Aurora High girls six-game winning streak ends, lose to Cuyahoga Falls

The Aurora HIgh varsity girls basketball team's six-game winning streak came to an end Wednesday night with a 30-23 loss to Cuyahoga Falls. Kori Hobbs led the way for the Greenmen with 8 points and Syarra Sellers added 6 in the non-league game.

Tigers drop lots of time at league meet
Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Tigers drop lots of time at league meet

Improvements nearly across the board took place for the Twinsburg High boys and girls swimming and diving teams at the league meet. Twinsburg's boys and girls teams each finished fourth overall in the Suburban League Championships at the Ocasek Natatorium at the University of Akron Jan. 7.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Hudson keeps Tigers winless in league
Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson keeps Tigers winless in league

Hudson versus Twinsburg boys basketball got off to similar starts during the 2016-17 season. Each team was also looking for its first Suburban League victory of the campaign.

By Rob Barrone Correspondent
Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

After long break, Tiger ice hockey falls to Invaders

It had been over 20 days since the Twinsburg High ice hockey team had officially hit the ice to play a contest. The young Tigers fell 5-3 at Parma Normandy Jan. 8. The last game for Twinsburg was Dec. 18.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Tiger grapplers rout Falls, but stung by Bees
Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger grapplers rout Falls, but stung by Bees

Twinsburg wrestling coach Dave Mariola is a realist. Mariola knew his team was facing two very different challenges when it hosted a Suburban League National Conference tri-meet Jan. 5.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Twinsburg boys basketball team falls to Hudson
Jan 6, 2017 11:20 PM

Twinsburg boys basketball team falls to Hudson

Explorers defeat Tigers in National Conference showdown.

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Tiger gymnasts flip with the best in home gym
Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger gymnasts flip with the best in home gym

Twinsburg gymnastics coach M'Caul Layman knows her team faces an uphill battle every time it steps on the mat.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Greenmen beat Tigers in chaotic contest
Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Greenmen beat Tigers in chaotic contest

Execution on defense and maintaining value with the basketball became an issue for the Twinsburg's boys team in a crosstown battle at Aurora. Despite loads of turnovers and missed free throws in the fourth quarter, Aurora beat Twinsburg 77-67 Dec.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Tiger wrestlers score fifth-place finish at KIT
Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiger wrestlers score fifth-place finish at KIT

In a tough season last year, one of the few bright spots for Twinsburg wrestling came at the Kenston Invitational Tournament. Twinsburg got more good news when it wrestled at the 52nd KIT, which took place Dec. 29 and 30 at Kenston.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Short-handed Tigers fall to Comets
Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Short-handed Tigers fall to Comets

This winter, here may not be as many marquee events or out of state tournaments as the Twinsburg girls basketball program had a few years back during its state championship seasons. Just don't make the mistake of thinking the Tigers don't play a strong schedule.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Dec 30, 2016 12:54 PM

Twinsburg swimming teams sweep Aurora to close out 2016

Tigers get past Greenmen to prepare for Suburban League meet

By Steve Batko | Correspondent
Tiger wrestling roars in East Liverpool
Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Tiger wrestling roars in East Liverpool

Twinsburg wrestling took a bit of a trip out of its comfort zone last week when it traveled to the Potter Classic Tri-State Tournament Dec. 17 at East Liverpool. "The rest of the coaches thought we were ready when we went down there," said Twinsburg coach Dave Mariola.

By Michael Leonard Sports Editor
Tiger girls edged by Gilmour Academy
Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Tiger girls edged by Gilmour Academy

A disruptive defense nearly had Twinsburg storm back and steal a road win against another ranked club in the Cleveland area, Gilmour Academy. Twinsburg used a huge 26-14 surge in the fourth quarter behind fierce full-court pressure to storm back in the non-league clash in Gates Mills Dec.

By Steve Batko Correspondent
Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Sports Briefs

OHSAA to host middle school track meet The Ohio High School Athletic Association is scheduled to conduct its inaugural seventh- and eighth-grade track and field state championships May 13. The event was officially approved by the OHSAA board of directors in October.

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Stow hammers Twinsburg boys
Dec 28, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow hammers Twinsburg boys

TWINSBURG -- For awhile, it looked like it was going to be a duel between Logan Lindsay and Mason McMurray. Unfortunately for the home fans, neither one of them played for Twinsburg.

By Frank Aceto Associate Sports Editor
Dec 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Bowling Tigers roll into new year

The Twinsburg boys and girls bowling teams are showing improvement as evidenced by the action at the Eye of The Tiger Tournament Dec. 17 hosted by the Tigers.

By Steve Batko Correspondent