It\'s the word that\'s on the back of every North Olmsted player\'s jersey. It\'s also a way of doing things that served the Eagles well Friday night.
Both Lakewood and North Olmsted showed that game winning-tenacity throughout the contest. But it was the Eagles that turned that persistence into two big scoring plays in the second half as they turned back the Rangers, 28-12, in a Week 5 Southwestern Conference matchup.
Lakewood remained winless on the season despite making a number of big plays defensively to keep the game close. But a pair of mistakes in the first half combined with two big plays by the visitors in the second half proved too much to overcome.
The Eagles, who won their second game in a row, opened...
It\'s Homecoming Week at Lakewood, and the Rangers would like nothing more than to liven up the festivities a bit with their first win of the season.
Friday night, Lakewood continues its first run through the Southwestern Conference against North Olmsted. The Eagles, 2-2 on the season, picked up their first conference win last Friday night with a hard-fought 32-29 decision over Westlake.
Lakewood head coach Mike Ribar is familiar with the Eagles, having played them in a non-conference game last season. This week, he said his team would have to be ready for anything against a team that has had its fair share of ups and downs so far this season.
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