June 28, 2016

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Lorain County Football Classic: Stripes pull out victory in exciting all-star game

ELYRIA — All-star games aren’t usually filled with suspense, but the Lorain County Football Classic lived up to its name Friday at Elyria Catholic’s K of C field by coming down to the final seconds. Midview’s Logan Bolin hooked up with Elyria Catholic’s Cole Virgin with nine seconds left and then found Brookside’s Dudley Taw Read More…

Midview’s Logan Bolin wins Lou Groza Award, decides to continue football career at Ashland

Logan Bolin’s big senior year keeps getting bigger. Midview’s do-it-all football player was honored this week by the Cleveland Touchdown Club with its Lou Groza Most Valuable Scholastic Player Award, given annually to the most outstanding high school football player in the Greater Cleveland area. “Looking at the list of past winners, it’s really humbling,” Read More…

National Signing Day: Area not lacking for talent

North Ridgeville senior Demario McCall watched one top recruit after another bounce from one college program to another in a flurry of commitments and decommitments. McCall’s feet stayed toasty warm and he signed his National Letter of Intent on Wednesday morning to play football for Ohio State. “I knew where I wanted to go to Read More…

College commitment: Midview football standout Dimitri Redwood likes the academics and the weather at Wofford

Dimitri Redwood won’t have to worry about the cold weather much longer. The Midview senior has committed to play football at FCS Division I Wofford College in South Carolina. He will officially sign Feb. 3 — National Signing Day. Redwood will take part in Wofford’s pre-medical program with the intent on one day becoming a Read More…

Midview’s Logan Bolin, who played and excelled all over the field, wins Golden Helmet Award after record-setting season

EATON TWP. — The list of statistics is long. The list of records is even longer. Midview senior wide receiver Logan Bolin continued to add to his resume Monday night at the Middies football banquet as he accepted award after award. Then came the final entry to cap his high school career — Bolin was Read More…

North Ridgeville’s McCall enjoying elite experience at U.S. Army All-American Bowl

This week couldn’t be going much better for North Ridgeville High senior Demario McCall. The superstar running back is getting the chance to replace the memory of an injury-plagued senior season, build chemistry with a few of his future Ohio State teammates and play football in front of millions in sunny San Antonio during the Read More…

Avon’s Gerak commits to play football at Northwestern

As Avon junior center Sam Gerak was getting recruited by many Division I football programs, one aspect he really kept an eye on was the school’s academic reputation. A 4.3 GPA student who scored over 30 on his ACT, Gerak wants to eventually become a doctor after his football career. On Monday, Gerak orally committed Read More…

High school football: EC, Columbia well represented on All-Ohio list

There were quite a few football players from area schools — mainly Elyria Catholic in Division V and Columbia in Division VI — who found themselves on the last of the Associated Press All-Ohio football teams, which were released Wednesday. Though no local names were on the first-team lists in Divisions V-VII, three area players were Read More…

High school football: Firelands QB Brad Thrasher, defensive end Aaron Miller named first-team All-Ohio in Division IV

Firelands’ senior class won just three games in its first two years, going 0-10 as sophomores. Tuesday, two of those seniors were named first-team All-Ohio in Division IV by The Associated Press, with a third senior earning second-team honors. Quarterback Brad Thrasher, the Division IV Northeast Inland District player of the year, and defensive lineman Read More…

All-Ohio football: Elyria’s Simeon Lawrence, Midview’s Logan Bolin and Avon’s Jake Sopko make first team

It wasn’t his first choice, but making first-team All-Ohio was a nice consolation prize for Avon quarterback Jake Sopko. The senior was one of three area football players to be named first-team selections in Division I and Division II by The Associated Press on Monday. Elyria senior defensive end Simeon Lawrence made it in Division Read More…