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BARBERTON 47, STOW-MUNROE FALLS 23 Magics find spark

PHOTO BY CRAIG MEGYES | FOR THE BGNN Barberton senior Xzavier Macon (26) runs a pass interception back for a touchdown against Stow-Munroe Falls. By DYLAN DAUGHERTY BGNN sports writer BARBERTON  After a draining week in which Barberton’s Magics couldn’t find their offensive footing against Wadsworth on the road, they came back in full swing at home to beat the…

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GIRLS SOCCER: BARBERTON 3, NORTON 2 Rivals shoot it out

PHOTOS BY CRAIG MEGYES | FOR THE BGNN Our two home teams, Barberton and Norton, duked it out on the soccer pitch on Saturday. Barberton’s Magics hosted the varsity girls soccer match and came away victorious in a 3-2 shootout with their rivals, the Panthers. Above, Barberton’s Zoey Lorenzo (11) and Norton’s Samiah Thompson (24)…

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HS VOLLEYBALL: Mogadore’s Wildcats beat Magics in 3 sets

PHOTOS BY CRAIG MEGYES | FOR THE BGNN Barberton’s Mona Ries (39) goes up to return a volley in a match against Mogadore. Skylar Marble (19) is there for support. Barberton’s varsity and junior varsity girls volleyball teams both fell in their opening matches on Saturday against the Mogadore Wildcats. The varsity team lost in three sets and the JV…

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NORTON 35, NORTHWEST 6 A ‘hat trick’ for the Panthers

PHOTO BY CINDY EMERSON | FOR THE BGNN Norton Panthers running back Lucas Dobbins carries the ball in Friday’s game against the Northwest Indians. PHOTO BY CINDY EMERSON | FOR THE BGNN Norton senior Lucas Dobbins (36) blocks a Northwest field goal attempt, which was then run back for a touchdown by Panthers senior running back Brady Troutman (3). By…

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BARBERTON 18, WADSWORTH 49: Magics run out of tricks

PHOTO BY CRAIG MEGYES | FOR THE BGNN Barberton Magics senior quarterback Dominic Wilson in Friday’s matchup with the Wadsworth Grizzlies.   BGNN staff report The Barberton Magics were not without magical moments in their 49-18 season opening loss to the Wadsworth Grizzlies on Friday. Down 14 points in the first minutes of the first quarter, after a rapid one-two…

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ON THIS DAY Aug. 18 & 25: A look back on Magics, Panthers football

By RANDY FORST BGNN contributor Hooray! Once again, the Barberton-Norton area has a paper. The Barberton Gazette & Norton News is here! With it will be the return of “On this Day” for Barberton and Norton High School sports. Also, hopefully next summer will feature the return of “Where Are They Now?” Barberton Magics On…

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