Archive for MAC Feature
Mar
16

Picture This: St. Henry Is State-Bound

Jackson Center’s Trent Platfoot and Co. cut St. Henry’s nine-point lead to a one possession game in the final minute, but the Redskins’ pulled out the win to earn a Division IV regional title and trip to the state semifinals.

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Mar
10

Minster Dominates Second Half…Returns To State

It was intense…it was physical…it was Minster and Fort Loramie for the D-IV regional championship. Loramie took the lead midway through the third quarter, but the Wildcats responded like championship teams do to claim their second straight regional title.

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Mar
8

#1 Fort Loramie, #2 Minster To Play For A Trip To Columbus

Minster and Fort Loramie both had their stressful moments Thursday, but in the end both advanced for a rematch of last year’s Division IV regional final…with a berth in Columbus at stake. Joe Neves writes the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
6

Too Much, Too Far…Tigers’ Comeback Falls Short

They probably dug themselves a hole too deep at the outset, but they definitely ran into a talent the likes of which you remember (Rachel Murray, #21, left). The Versailles girls staged a valiant comeback attempt in the second half Wednesday, but fell in the Div. III regional semi-final to Waynesville, 55-45. Read about it today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
5

How 2 For 21 Can Get You Beat…St. Henry Drops Minster

‘Big’ defense…St. Henry’s Caden Niekamp (left, #40 in white) got a hand on the shot attempt of Minster’s Jarod Schulze, and it set the tone for Tuesday’s district tourney encounter. A frightening start doomed the Minster Wildcats Tuesday in the Division IV semi-final at Wapakoneta. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
26

Versailles Turns The Early Surprise…Knocks Out TVS

They saved their best for when their best means more.  Connor Van Skyock and the Versailles Tigers surprised the Div. III sectional bracket and Northmont High School Tuesday with a thorough win over Twin Valley South. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
25

The “Eye of the Tiger”… for Versailles!

Versailles used a smothering defense to frustrate Anna and avenge a defeat from earlier in the season with a convincing 48-26 win in the sectional final at Covington High School.

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Feb
16

Crowning Achievement … St. Henry Earns Share Of MAC Title

St. Henry outlasted Minster in a physical MAC showdown to claim at least a share of the conference title on Friday night. Read Greg Billing’s story about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
9

Cold Night Kills Coldwater In Loss To Versailles

Tough Tiger to stop…Evan Hiestand (left, #30 in white) scored a team-high 22 points to help the Versailles Tigers knock off visiting Coldwater Friday. But his effort wasn’t the only thing chilling for the visiting Cavaliers. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Feb
1

Four Fateful Minutes…How Minster Took Down Versailles

She did it all…Minster’s Courtney Prenger (#30, left) scored a game-high 27 points and hounded Versailles on defense during a second half runaway. Minster remained unbeaten in MAC play with a 52-30 win on Thursday. Read about the game in today’s inside feature.

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Jan
24

What You Learn From 59-26…!

They opened rivalry week between Minster and New Bremen on Thursday with an eye-opener. And Ivy Wolf (left) and the Wildcats little doubt on this night that they’re the league standard in a 31-point win. Read more in the latest Press Pros MAC feature.

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Jan
19

Bruns’ 29, Coldwater Serves Notice…Cavs Blast St. John

Marcus Bruns scored a season-high 29 points, and did it from all points on the court. But it was defense that Coldwater was talking about afterwards, and how it turned the tide in Friday’s impressive win over Delphos St. John. Read more in today’s MAC feature on Press Pros.

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Jan
17

Minster Rebounds…Wins Over Marion Local

Courtney Prenger’s 16 points (below, #30) helped Minster get its house back in order after Saturday’s loss to Fort Loramie.  The Wildcats came back Thursday in a thorough win over the Marion Local Flyers. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
11

‘Moving Day’…Minster Shoots Past Coldwater

High contested…As Coldwater’s Cole Frilling (above, in black) matched Minster’s Jarod Schulze at the rim. But in the end Minster took care of their business enough to come away with a 51-42 win over a determined Coldwater. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature on the game.

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Jan
10

The Good News, Win Or Lose….St. Henry Takes Road Win At Bremen

St. Henry’s defense was stifling, and the ‘Skins got just enough offense to manage a tough road win Thursday against New Bremen – a dress rehearsal for even tougher games to come…for both teams.

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Jan
6

Words On Appreciating Your Own…

It passes by quickly, and without enough reflection…the times and the lives of a community’s best young people, with the qualities and the daring to succeed at what they love at another, higher level.

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Jan
5

What Goes Around…Marion’s Defense Evens Things!

Defense was the difference, as Marion Local and Nick Tangeman (left) held St. Henry big man Caden Niekamp to just four points Friday in a 48-43 Marion win. The offensive highlight was Marion’s Nate Bruns scoring his 1,000th career point. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
3

Bigger, Stronger, Wiser…Minster Romps Over Recovery

They hit their first five shots, Ivy Wolf (left) scored 21, and the Division IV defending champs handled rival Fort Recovery Thursday in a manner that sent a message to all would-be contenders. The Division IV title this year, come March, probably has to go through Minster again. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
28

They Needed A Win…Minster Shoots Past Russia

Block Party…Minster’s 6’9″ Jarod Schulze lends a hand to the shot attempt of Russia’s Daniel Kearns during Friday’s win over the Raiders. The Raiders found the going tough, dropping a 68-46 decision on the road. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
21

A Work In Progress: Marion ‘Eases’ Past Versailles

How ‘Nate’ Thou Art…Marion Local’s Nathan Bruns launches one of his two three-pointers on the way to a game-high 18 points in Friday’s 53-42 win over host Versailles. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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