June 27, 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…

VIDEOS: Local athletes talk about signing day

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…

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…

High school football: North Ridgeville’s Demario McCall makes Avon Lake cry “Uncle”

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — All around the Southwestern Conference, opposing fans and coaches are starting to get tired of Run-D.M.C. No, not the iconic, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame rap and hip-hop musicians, but the equally platinum-performing and nearly unstoppable North Ridgeville Rangers’ offensive philosophy of running the football with phenomenal senior tailback Demario McCall Read More…

High school football: McCall gets his, but defense delivers in North Ridgeville win over Olmsted Falls

OLMSTED TWP. — Everyone knows what Demario McCall can do, but North Ridgeville can play some defense, too. The Rangers shut out Olmsted Falls in the second half of Friday’s 23-13 win in Southwestern Conference action at Harding Stadium, handing the Bulldogs their first loss of the season in the process. McCall got his yards, Read More…

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: North Ridgeville, without star running back, beats North Royalton

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — No Demario McCall, no problem for North Ridgeville. The Rangers star running back was on the sideline in a walking boot after suffering an injury to his left ankle in the final scrimmage of the preseason. But the rest of the Rangers silenced those who doubted they could win without McCall, coming Read More…

High School Football 2015: Speed, smarts make North Ridgeville’s McCall a man apart

Demario McCall breaks off the line and the opposing defensive back begins to backpedal. The quarterback drops back, passes and — with the football just a few feet from the QB’s hand and with the cornerback locked on McCall’s hip — the superstar North Ridgeville senior yells out, “Touchdown.” The advanced warning doesn’t matter. The Read More…

High school football 2015: North Ridgeville doesn’t want to be a one-man show this season

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Luke Durbin is a big fan of the Demario McCall Show, but the second-year North Ridgeville coach doesn’t want it to be on all the time. While McCall put up record-breaking numbers from his tailback position — and even took over as the starting quarterback the final three games due to injuries Read More…

UPDATED: Home of OSU commit searched by U.S. marshals

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — U.S. marshals, looking for a fugitive on its Dangerous Dozen list, searched a North Ridgeville home and found a substantial amount of marijuana. Marshals from the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force searched the home of Rhonda Young in the 32100 block of Cook Road about 10 a.m. Thursday, looking for her Read More…