February 8, 2016

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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…

National Signing Day: Ohio State lands another top class

COLUMBUS — Sticking to a plan that has worked since he took over at Ohio State, coach Urban Meyer reloaded the Buckeyes roster with top recruits Wednesday. By midmorning on National Signing Day, the Buckeyes had already wrapped up their 2016 class of 25 new players — seven of whom have already enrolled in school. Read More…

VIDEOS: Local athletes talk about signing day

‘What if’ moments define Super Bowl legacies

Imagine a world where the name Scott Norwood evokes awe in Buffalo, not “aww, dude.” A world where David Tyree is just another former NFL player with a two-sentence Wikipedia entry, not the guy who seemingly magnetized a ball to his helmet and helped spoil New England’s shot at perfection. A world where Marshawn Lynch Read More…

LIVE CHAT: College Signing Day

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Live Blog College signing day  

Elyria Schools presents multi-sport complex idea

Video made by Elyria schools and shown at the meeting ELYRIA — A plan to bring all of Elyria Schools’ sports programs to one location at a grand sports complex that would rival others in the state could be included in the district’s master plan. A committee of community leaders and school officials working on Read More…

Boys basketball: Lorain has tables turned on it as sixth-ranked Garfield Heights pulls away with second-half run

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GARFIELD HTS. — Lorain got a taste of its own medicine Tuesday night in the form of a game-changing Garfield Heights run that all but sealed a Bulldogs win. Garfield Heights, the sixth-ranked team in Division I in the latest Associated Press poll, got hot in the third quarter and used a zone defense to Read More…

Browns issue statement regarding Johnny Manziel, expected to cut him when new league year starts March 9

Johnny Manziel’s turbulent tenure with the Browns began with a text message encouraging them to draft him and vowing to “wreck the league together.” Less than two years later, the Browns are more than ready to get off the roller coaster. After a pair of disruptive, hype-filled and unproductive seasons, the Browns are done with Read More…

Boys basketball: Elyria holds off Vermilion, extends streak

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VERMILION — That collective sigh of relief heard Tuesday night around 9 p.m. came from Elyria’s bench. The Pioneers (13-4) had to fight off the gutty, upset-minded Vermilion Sailors before prevailing 57-56 in non-conference play to scratch out their ninth straight win. Vermilion fell to 11-8. “Give (Vermilion coach) Kurt (Habermehl) and his guys all Read More…

Boys basketball: North Ridgeville embraces spoiler role, downs Southwestern Conference contender North Olmsted

NORTH OLMSTED — North Ridgeville probably won’t be able to chase down Olmsted Falls for the Southwestern Conference title, so the Rangers are making sure no one else can either. North Ridgeville got a huge spark from Demario McCall and Jordan Montgomery in the final five minutes of the fourth quarter Tuesday to down North Read More…