Archive for MAC Feature
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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Dec
13

McEldowney’s Shot, Versailles’ OT Win, Trips Marion

The Shot!…Versailles’ Caitlin McEldowney launches the three-pointer from the wing with 25 seconds remaining that finally caught Marion Local and sent Thursday’s game to overtime, and an eventual Tigers win. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
30

Size Does Matter…Flyers Fall To Kirtland in Div. VI Final

A different color trophy….Marion Local’s seniors accept the runner-up trophy from OHSAA commissioner Jerry Snodgrass after falling to Kirtland Friday in the D-VI title game. The loss denied the Flyers of a record-tying eleventh title win. Read about the game in our latest tourney update.

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Nov
27

300 More (?)…Versailles Romps DSJ In Home Opener

Guarded front and back (below), Versailles’ Caitlan McEldowney still hit four three-pointers to help pace the Tigers to a home-opener win Tuesday over Delphos St. John. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
24

Experience, Big Plays, Help Marion Crush Seneca East

Fast start…Marion Local’s Nolan Habodasz struck first (above) as the Flyers posted four first half touchdowns against Seneca East and won convincingly, 34-6, in Friday’s Division VI state semi-final game. Read more about the game as the Flyers now seek their record tying 11th title…today’s Press Pros feature.

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Nov
10

Hail To The Champions…Versailles Wins Div. III, And The MAC’s 130th!

Not to rush things…but why not if you’ve just won your second consecutive title in volleyball? The Versailles Tigers knocked off Independence in straight sets to win their third overall, and the 130th in the history of the MAC. Read more about the Tigers in the latest Press Pros update.

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Nov
10

Agony Of Da’ ‘Feet’…Missed Kick Sends Coldwater To Regional Final

Big Night For Mitch (Niekamp, #41 above)…as the Coldwater Cavaliers bested MAC rival St. Henry to advance to next week’s Division IV regional final. Read about Niekamp and a cold, snowy playoff game of twists and turns in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
4

Post-Season Business, As Usual…Minster Sinks The Riverside Pirates, 51-6

The best thing to be said about it was…it was a win and no one got hurt. Minster sunk the Riverside Pirates without much of a fight in their Division VII playoff opener. Read about the game as the MAC concluded first round play with a 4-1 mark…the latest Press Pros feature.

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Nov
3

New Bremen Quiets Doubters With Regional Title Win Over Jackson Center

Jackson Center gave it a good run, but the Cardinals’ balanced offense has the team two wins away from repeating as the D-IV state champions.

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Nov
3

Versailles Survives Mistakes, Miracles, And Mystery To Return To Final Four….

Lindsey Winner (above, right), points to match point as the Versailles Tigers withstood a stressfull, grinding, four-set match to best Marion Pleasant in the Division III regional final at Trent Arena. The Tigers now make their second consecutive trip to the Final Four. Read more in the latest MAC update on Press Pros.

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Nov
3

Niekamp, St. Henry Far Too Much For Mechanicsburg

St. Henry ran away with their playoff opener, handling the Mechanicsburg Indians on the road behind a huge night from their star tailback. Columnist Andy Anders writes the story for Press Pros.

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Nov
3

A Night Of Remembrance, As Marion Serves Notice…

Matt Rethman (in blue) battles a Spencerville player for the football as Marion Local extended the state’s most enviable streak at the expense of Bearcats in the opening round of the Division VI playoffs. And lest you doubt, the champions did plenty of reminding. Read more in today’s MAC inside feature.

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Nov
2

Div. III: Anna Falls In Four To Marion Pleasant, But Versailles Sweeps Miami East To Advance

Anna saw its tourney journey come to an abrupt halt after a fast start, while Versailles late-season momentum continued to build. The Tigers swept past Miami East in three straight to advance to Saturday’s regional final! Read more in today’s Press Pros tourney feature.

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Oct
27

Minster Dominates First Half, Clinches Home Playoff Game With Win Over Rival New Bremen

With home field on the line, Minster came out as the stronger, faster team and beat rival New Bremen 25-15 on the back of a huge first half.

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