Archive for MAC Feature
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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May
1

Wendel No-Hits The Champs (Minster), And What’s Yet To Come…

He may have turned in this year’s best pitching performance yet, and did it by besting his mound opponent who was just three weeks off a ‘gem’ of his own. Fort Recovery’s Cade Wendel no-hit Minster Tuesday to close matters in the MAC. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
26

Lucky, ‘And’ Good…Ft. Recovery Finally Tops Coldwater At Home

Something to celebrate…Fort Recovery catcher Kody Shinaberry (foreground) raises his arms in salute as teammate Ethan Schoen prepares to touch home plate Thursday with the winning run over Coldwater…the first time in 37 years that Recovery had beaten the Cavaliers at home. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Apr
24

Minster Has The Look…In Win Over Marion Local

Wet, but a winner….Minster used a solid pitching performance in the rain from Austin Brown, timely hitting, and air-tight defense to best Marion Local Tueday, and looked a lot like Minster teams of the past in doing it. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
17

Thwaits, Fort Recovery Adds Chill To Versailles Bats…

Cold Scoreboard…Fort Recovery pitchers Nick Thwaits, Cade Wendel (above), and Ben Homan put the chill on the Versailles Tigers’ bats Tuesday, handing the Tigers their first loss of the season. Read about one of the season’s thus-far best pitching performance in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
10

“Smoked”….Versailles Chills Parkway, Niekamp Makes Statement

He wasn’t at his best, but he had plenty of offensive support. Buckeyes recruit Cole Niekamp (above) found a way on a cold Tuesday…to put Parkway on ice. Br-r-r-r-r-r-r! Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
24

More Marion Miracle…Flyers Win The Div. IV Title In Double Overtime

“Holy Smokes!”….Marion Local survives double-overtime to claim the Division IV basketball title Saturday (their third all-time), and deny Cornerstone Christian their second. Read about the Flyers epic win in the latest tournament update on Press Pros.

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Mar
22

“A Heckuva’ Game”….Marion Squeaks Into The Div. IV Finals

They did with their defense, of course (Tyler Prenger, above)…and just enough predictable offense to matter. Marion Local edges Pandora-Gilboa to advance to the Division IV championship round on Saturday. Read about the game in our latest update from the 96th annual boys state tournament.

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Mar
17

In Division III: Versailles’ Comeback Comes Up Short…Tigers Fall To Africentric

A horrible start came back to haunt, and their second half comeback came up just short…as Versailles falls to Columbus Africentric in the Division III title game. Our latest update from the girls state tournament…on Press Pros.

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Mar
17

Minster Makes It ‘4’, and ’33’, and ‘126’…Beats Ottoville In Division IV Title

And a child shall lead them…! Which is actually what a couple of freshmen did Saturday to pace Minster to the Division IV girls title in basketball. Janae Hoying (above) celebrates an emotional end to a remarkable season. Read more about it in our latest update from the 43rd girls state tournament.

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Mar
17

Division “IVth” Time’s The Charm: Marion Takes Loramie For The Regional Title

Two teams seeking to end their Final Four droughts met in the Regional Final Friday night…and an in-game drought proved to be decisive. Marion Local’s Tyler Prenger celebrates his game-high 23 points with some ‘net’ (above) Read more from Joe Neves inside today’s feature of Press Pros.

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Mar
15

Quality, Plus Experience, Equals Versailles Win In Div. III Semis….

Kami doing what Kami does…Versailles senior Kami McEldowney scored 17 points and led an impressive Tiger effort in their 63-47 Division III semi-final win Thursday over Elyria Catholic. Versailles moves on to play Columbus Africentric in Saturday’s final. Read more in our latest update from the tournament.

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Mar
15

Minster Moves To The Championship Round…”D” Suffocates #1 Waterford

High Praise…Former coach Nann Stechschulte, who won Minster’s two previous state titles, greets freshman Ivy Wolf following her outstanding performance in Thursday’s Div. IV semi-final win over Waterford. Read more about the game on Press Pros.

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Mar
10

Tiger Ball Returns To The State Tournament…Versailles Takes Out Waynesville

Celebration begins…Versailles gets physical with Waynesville to win fourth regional title in five seasons and punch another ticket to Columbus for the state tournament. Read Greg Billing’s story in today’s Press Pros tournament update.

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Mar
10

Marion Local’s Defense Edges St Henry For District IV Title

Winning Does Matter…Emotions portray the outcome, as Marion Local overcame a slow start, a variety of defenses, big shots by St Henry, and had some big plays of its own to win the District title. Read about the overtime nail-biter from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
7

Out of Time, Out of Season…Versailles Falls In Div. III District Final

The hoped-for, denied….Justin Ahrens looks on as the district title Versailles had hoped for was awarded at the other end of the arena Wednesday to the Madeira Mustangs. Read more about the game and a disappointing loss from columnist Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
7

Marion Crushes New Bremen…St. Henry Outlasts Minster In Dist. Semis

It was a physical, and hotly-contested, as expected. But Marion Local and St. Henry both showed Tuesday why they’re suspected as being two of the state’s best in Division IV, advancing impressively in the Wapakoneta district semi-finals. Read about the games in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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