September 16, 2014

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H.S. Football: Ridgeville wins with late hook-and-lateral

LAKEWOOD – The North Ridgeville Rangers used a little trickery to pull out their fifth win in five years over the Lakewood Rangers. Trailing 14-13 with 1:20 left in the game and facing a fourth-and-7 at the Lakewood 27-yard line, North Ridgeville used the old hook-and-lateral play to pull out a 21-14 win Friday night Read More…

H.S. Football: North Ridgeville stops Demons

North Ridgville's David Bowden runs Friday vs. Westlake.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – Home-field advantage usually matters when the Rangers and Demons get together. North Ridgeville did nothing to change that Friday night. The Rangers took control in the second half, scoring 20 points while shutting out Westlake with a strong defensive effort. The Rangers walked away with a 34-9 win. In four plays and Read More…

Sectional baseball: Avon Lake goes down to Westlake

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AVON LAKE — Westlake has had one of those up-and-down seasons. Fortunately for the Demons, Thursday was one of those up days as they defeated Avon Lake 7-1 to win the Division I sectional title. For the Shoremen, they got down and could never get back up. “Everything they hit, and they hit the ball Read More…

High School Softball: Early homer carries North Ridgeville past EC

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – With one swing of the bat in the first inning, Brittany Helmink provided all the runs North Ridgeville ended up needing Saturday in a 6-2 win over Elyria Catholic. Helmink’s three-run home run gave the Rangers a 3-0 lead that starter Rachel Jalowiec made sure stood up. The homer was Helmink’s second Read More…

Boys basketball: Clearview ties ’Horns for PAC Stripes title

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OBERLIN — Clearview arrived Monday with a share of the Patriot Athletic Conference Stripes Division championship on the line. Oberlin countered with Senior Night and a chance to play spoiler. It was a meaningful makeup game all the way around. After a three-day delay after a weather postponement Friday, Clearview (10-10, 9-4 PAC) earned a Read More…

Boys basketball: Midview rolls North Ridgeville early, then hangs on

EATON TWP. – It’s always big when Midview and North Ridgeville meet. Friday was no exception. But when it came time to play big, well, the Middies got the job done on this night, turning in a 64-57 win in West Shore Conference matchup that didn’t lack for intensity. Two technical fouls and an intentional Read More…

Boys basketball: Clutch free throws carry Avon past North Ridgeville

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – It got a little dicey for highly touted Avon against winless North Ridgeville on Friday night. The Eagles needed a flurry of late free throws to break open a close game and top the Rangers 60-46 in the West Shore Conference. Led by junior Claude Gray (20 points) and senior Marvin Coleman Read More…

High school football: Ridgeville rallies to win rivalry game

EATON TWP. — It didn’t take long for Midview to jump out to a 14-0 lead over North Ridgeville on Friday night. Not that the Rangers let it bother them too long. “We weren’t scared when Midview scored those two touchdowns,” North Ridgeville senior lineman Bryon Blagg said. “We had confidence and we knew what Read More…

High school football: Rangers gamble, lose heartbreaker to Rocky River

NORTH RIDGEVILLE – On Senior Night, and with a lot riding on the outcome, North Ridgeville cane up a yard short Friday night in a 28-27 overtime loss to Rocky River. The loss dimmed the Rangers’ hopes of making the postseason and deprived them of any chance of gaining a share of the West Shore Read More…

High school football: Ridgeville rolls over Bay

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — After a tough loss last week, North Ridgeville refused to go underground. Instead, they went to the ground game. The Rangers rushed for 369 yards Friday night in a 38-13 bounce-back win over Bay. The win kept the Rangers (4-2, 2-1) one game behind Avon in the West Shore Conference. Bay dropped Read More…