May 6, 2016

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High school football: Bolin, Thrasher named all-district players of the year

Midview senior wide receiver Logan Bolin didn’t beat around the bush Wednesday night when asked what it meant to be named the Northeast Lakes all-district offensive player of the year in Division II. “It’s pretty cool … but I’d rather have had more W’s,” he said. Does that mean that Bolin would trade in his Read More…

High school football playoffs: Glenville stops Midview

AVON LAKE — Midview’s starting quarterback was on the sideline, its superstar receiver was in the backfield and its odds to reach a second straight regional final seemed to dwindle with every moment. Glenville used an inspired rushing attack to cut through the biting wind and the Middies defense, and the Tarblooders were able to Read More…

High school football playoffs: Columbia bounced again in first round

COLUMBIA STATION — The Columbia Raiders sported the area’s most explosive offense and had a shutdown defense during an unblemished regular season. So it was in stunned silence that the Raiders faithful watched their team struggle mightily on both sides of the ball during a 31-0 defeat to Smithville in the Division VI regional quarterfinals Read More…

High school football playoffs: Logan Bolin helps Midview move on to the next round of the playoffs

EATON TWP. — Midview’s Logan Bolin knows he may be called upon in multiple ways to help his team win a football game. Such was the case Friday night in a Division II regional quarterfinal against Olmsted Falls, when Bolin scored three touchdowns — one on a run as the Middies’ quarterback, one on a Read More…

High school football continues locally as seven teams make playoffs

Seven teams, six games and an unlimited amount of optimism. The area put together an impressive high school football regular season and now will be looking for one of its seven teams that made the postseason to make a strong run, hopefully, to the state tournament. The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the final Read More…

High school football: Elyria Catholic’s playoff chances end with loss to Rocky River

ROCKY RIVER — A roller coaster with one hill doesn’t seem very exciting, especially when you come to a stop and realize you’ve reached the end of the ride. Such was the case for Elyria Catholic on Friday night. It had an exciting two-minute offensive burst late in the first half but couldn’t get anything Read More…

High school football: Lorain shuts down Maple Heights in Lake Erie League victory

LORAIN — Bone-crunching tackles, quarterback pressure, containment on the ends of the line and a swarming secondary. Lorain showed off all the traits of a great defense Friday night, and the Titans made it look easy as they rolled to a 28-0 victory over Maple Heights. “I’ve always believed in being a real physical defense,” Read More…

Ohio State’s defense bends again, but manages not to break

COLUMBUS — The Ohio State defenders didn’t get word on who the starting quarterback for Maryland would be until shortly before the noon kickoff Saturday. The Terrapins list three players on their depth chart — senior Daxx Garman, junior Perry Hills and redshirt junior Caleb Rose — and it was Hills who got the call. Read More…

High school football: Midview sets tone early in rout of Olmsted Falls

EATON TWP. — Senior wide receivers Daimion Mahone Jr. and Dimitri Redwood have a bit of a rivalry going that centers on special teams. “It’s kind of a brother battle,” Redwood said. “We were battling to see who went back there (to return punts) and I won the battle. In practice he was back there Read More…

High school football: North Ridgeville pulls through for victory over North Olmsted

NORTH OLMSTED — The North Olmsted Eagles learned a couple of tough lessons Friday night. They learned there wasn’t much they could do when North Ridgeville running back Demario McCall was “feeling it,” and then they found out the Rangers were just as formidable without the Ohio State recruit. McCall rushed for 131 yards and Read More…