Archive for MAC Feature
Sep
15

The Challenge Of Being A Champion: Versailles’ Saturday Woes Continue….

Twelve games deep into their season, Division III champion Versailles struggled with another weekend opponent Saturday, falling to non-league Troy in five sets. A study in frustration thus far, read about the Tigers and coach Kenzie Bruggeman’s search for consistency in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
15

Anna Wins Fight Against St. Henry, Pulls Upset In Riveting Fashion

What at first appeared to be a comfortable game for St. Henry Friday turned into a battle for the ages… and the underdog Anna Rockets came out with the win. Press Pros columnist Andy Anders writes the story.

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Sep
15

The Hemmelgarns’ Big Night Helps Coldwater Past Minster

Jake be nimble…Coldwater quarterback Jake Hemmelgarn (above, #10) had his best game to date – 387 total yards – in Friday’s game between top-ranked teams in Divisions VI and VII. Read about the game, and the Cavaliers’ win, in today’s Press Pros MAC inside feature.

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Sep
13

When #1 Meets #2: Errors Costly As St. Henry Tops New Bremen

Net Gain…#1-ranked St. Henry celebrates its Thursday win over #2-ranked New Bremen in Division IV MAC action…and in the minds of some a likely preview of tournament drama yet to come. Read about the match and enjoy the photos in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
9

Marion Local Sweeps Rockets In Saturday Volleyball

Marion Local rebounded on Saturday from back-to-back league losses to Versailles and St. Henry to put the Anna Rockets away in three sets.

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Sep
8

Anna Blows Out New Bremen, One Inch At A Time

Coaching, skill and most importantly luck were on the side of the Anna Rockets in Friday night’s MAC showdown. What was hyped as a classic battle turned into a 42-7 dismantling of the New Bremen Cardinals, one inch at a time. Read more about the game from Press Pros columnist Andy Anders.

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Sep
8

Zach Niekamp, St. Henry, ‘Clocks’ St. John…

No contest, and no question as to the better team, as St. Henry runs past a diminished Delphos St. John to open MAC play with an easy win. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Sep
6

Exhausting, But Worth It…New Bremen Wins Battle Of Champions

It took ‘new-look’ New Bremen five sets to do it, but they proved again that there’s something about Cardinal volleyball that you just can’t measure. They beat the other MAC state champion Friday, the Versailles Tigers. Read about the match in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
1

Friday Night ‘Special…Young Guns, Air Game, Help Coldwater Stun Clinton-Massie

They made even the tough plays (Will Broering, above, with his fingertip catch of a first quarter touchdown), and after five hours and ten minutes of football and lightning, the Coldwater Cavaliers surprised the state Friday with a stunning win over Division IV runner-up Clinton Massie. Read about it in today’s inside feature.

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Sep
1

Minster Gets Out Of Its Own Way, Dominates Covington 39-26

For about a quarter it appeared the Minster Wildcats might shoot themselves in the foot enough times to create a game with the Covington Buccaneers. Mike Ketner(above) grabs his third interception of the game. Read more about the game in the latest MAC post on Press Pros.

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Aug
30

Case Of The ‘Quicks’…St. Henry Sweeps Coldwater In Three Sets

St. Henry showed why they’re considered a top prospect to win in Division IV with an efficient, straight-set win over rival Coldwater. And it didn’t take long. Read about the Redskins in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Aug
25

Road Warriors: Redskins Wear Down Buccs In Season Opener

St. Henry’s road-grading offensive line paved the way as the Redskins scored a season-opening win against a Covington Buccs’ team that struggled to stay on the field in the Redskins’ 22-0 victory.

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Aug
25

Like Champions, Minster Beat The Odds, And Loramie….

Off And Running…They were as big as the moment, and played like defending champions. Minster made big play after big play (Alex Schmitmeyer, above) to push aside rival Fort Loramie in Friday’s traditional opener on route 66. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
23

A Champion’s Reminder…Versailles Easily Turns Back Covington

They did it in three sets, and they made it look easy. Versailles reminded Covington (and anyone watching) that they’re armed and dangerous…and a bigger threat with each passing match. Start your weekend off with some volleyball in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Aug
21

For Openers: Russia Five Minutes Shy Of Upending Champion Bremen

Russia came close to validating its pre-season volleyball hype, taking Division IV champion New Bremen to the fifth set before falling to the late-charging Cardinals. Read more about the game, and how it all came down, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
22

Diana Kramer’s Fabulous, Fast Summer Vacation….

Her year as the coach of the reigning champions in Division IV volleyball has gone much too quickly. Now, New Bremen’s Diana Kramer (above, in black) tries to make the most of time…while she regroups to defend a title. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
2

McCoy: Coldwater’s Division III Run Ends Because Of South Range Glovework

Cavaliers’ quest for seventh state championship stopped by newcomer South Range, which made three game saving defensive plays to win, 3-2.

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May
31

McCoy From The State Tournament: Coldwater Pours Hot Water On Minford

Coldwater took advantage of its big-game experience…and Minford’s lack thereof, to score early, and often, and win in run-rule fashion. The Cavaliers advance to Saturday’snDivision III state final game seeking their seventh state title in baseball, all-time. Read more from Hal McCoy.

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May
11

The ‘New’ Coldwater Opens Tourney Play With Pitching…And A Win

Frilling, which rhymes with chilling….Not the bangers they were in past years, Coldwater’s impressive record exists for the fact of pitching and defense. Two hits allowed by Cole Frilling (above) netted them an opening tourney win over Paulding. Read more in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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May
3

Lange’s Gem Earns St. Henry A Title Share…

Man of the hour….St. Henry’s Daylon Lange receives congratulations from his teammates after pitching a two-hit shutout over New Bremen Thursday to garner the Redskins a share of the MAC title. Read more about Lange’s gem, and who they shared the title with…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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