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North Ridgeville varsity football preview: Rangers expect battles every week in SWC

Southwestern Conference By Joe Ostrica After going 5-5 in the final season of the West Shore Conference last year, the North Ridgeville football team is hoping to make some noise its first season in the Southwestern Conference. “It’s going to be some conference this year,” North Ridgeville head coach Luke Durbin said. “It will be […]

North Olmsted varsity football preview: Eagles bring strength, maturity to new-look SWC

Southwestern Conference By Ryan Kaczmarski The North Olmsted High School football program is looking to improve its 4-2 record in the Southwestern Conference from last season. That will not be an easy feat, as the league adds Avon, Lakewood, North Ridgeville and Midview to the mix, and will play nine conference games. “We are much […]

Lakewood varsity football preview: Rangers prepare for life in the SWC

Southwestern Conference By Ryan Kaczmarski The Lakewood High School football program might be relieved to put the West Shore Conference behind them. After last year’s 0-6 showing in the league, moving to the Southwestern Conference may look pretty inviting, but the playing in the new 10-team SWC will not be an easy task. “We have […]

Avon Lake varsity football preview: Shoremen hope to rebound in 2015

Southwestern Conference By Joe Ostrica The Avon Lake football team is looking for much different results in 2015. The Shoremen went 2-8 last season, which was the first time Avon Lake finished under .500 in 23 years. Four of the team’s losses were by a touchdown or less last year, including one in overtime. While […]