October 30, 2014

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Boys basketball: North Ridgeville can’t keep up

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — When two Rangers duel, the quickest draw wins. Lakewood’s run-and-shoot offense was too fast for North Ridgeville on Tuesday, as its namesake fired three after three in a 72-48 non-conference rout. Lakewood shot 43 percent from 3-point range, hitting 10 of 23 shots. “We knew they were going to come in and Read More…

North Ridgeville native Brian Scheall climbs Ironman mountain

North Ridgeville native Brian Scheall rides during the 112-mile bike portion of the Ironman World Championships in October in Kona, Hawaii. He was eighth in his age group.

Brian Scheall went from triathlon rookie to the Ironman world championships in less than two years. If that weren’t impressive enough, the 28-year-old North Ridgeville native needed only three races to qualify for the 2011 Ford Ironman World Championships on Oct. 8 in Kona, the granddaddy of all Ironman races. Talk about a quick study. Read More…

Man killed in turnpike crash

CT photo by Bruce Bishop.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A 47-year-old man has died following an accident this morning on the turnpike. LifeCare Vice President Herb de la Porte said the man was the driver of a car that collided with a semi about 8:50 a.m. The accident occurred near mile marker 147 in the eastbound lanes, which is east of Read More…

Police log for Jan. 26, 2012

Lorain police Monday, Jan. 23 11:03 p.m. — 1300 block Ashland Ave., James T. Kees, 47, same address, arrested and charged with assault, disorderly conduct by intoxication and persistent disorderly conduct. The boyfriend of Kees’ wife said James Kees repeatedly punched him in the face when the boyfriend tried to break up a fight between Read More…

Girls basketball: After trio of bad first quarters, Elyria blasts North Ridgeville fast

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ELYRIA — Given recent deficiencies, the Elyria girls were eager to craft a good start against North Ridgeville on Wednesday night. In their last three games, the Pioneers fell behind quickly in the first quarter. In addition, they were facing the Rangers’ Ashley Montgomery, whose 22-plus points per game is best in the area. But Read More…

North Ridgeville Council looking to ban feeding deer

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Many love “Bambi,” but the real-life deer that wreak havoc in their flowerbeds and gardens — not so much. This is why City Council will consider legislation in the near future that would make it illegal to feed deer within city limits. Pesky deer trampling through gardens and flower beds is a Read More…

Boys basketball: Ridgeville strategy fizzles against Westlake

WESTLAKE — North Ridgeville coach Bill Noggle’s game plan was evident from the outset of his team’s game against undefeated Westlake on Tuesday night. The Rangers, who entered the game 1-10, held the ball for 90 seconds on their first possession, an obvious attempt to keep the ball away from the Demons and slow down Read More…

Boys basketball: Open Door stops Lake Ridge

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE — Open Door knew that Lake Ridge’s Devin Gabriel needed to be held in check if the Patriots were going to have a chance against the Lions on Tuesday night. Gabriel, who transferred from Elyria before the school year, managed to score 21 points and grab 13 rebounds despite the best efforts of Read More…

North Ridgeville Council urged to address water lines

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — With an estimated 40 water line breaks occurring last year, city officials are going to have to look at setting aside money to begin the slow process of fixing them up. Lines that need replaced are being prioritized on a capital improvements list being drawn up by City Engineer Scott Wangler, who Read More…

Boy struck by Jeep was likely going to see his grandparents

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A boy injured Wednesday after being struck by a Jeep in front of North Ridgeville Middle School is believed to have been on his way to his grandparents’ home when the accident occurred. Damian Ashcraft, 11, a student at the school, was rushed to Fairview Hospital in Cleveland with unspecified injuries. Information Read More…