Archive for MAC Feature
Jul
20

Blackledge: Hartings Building More Than Just A Program…

Five years ago St. Henry native and former NFL All-Pro Jeff Hartings said he had a calling to become a high school head coach.  That calling is amounting to more than just a football program at Worthington Christian. (Press Pros Feature Photos by Brian Bayless)

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Jul
9

Perfect Storm? Minster’s New Coach, And Old Standards

Six weeks into the job as Minster’s football coach, Seth Whiting (below) will call on bedrock values – what he knows, what he believes – to keep the Wildcats on pace in the MAC. Learn more about the ‘Cats executive change in today’s Press Pros.

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May
26

Klingshirn, Naumann Grab 2021 Press Pros MAC Awards.

As it turned out a dark horse who kicked his team to the 2020 state championship in football, and a golfer who has known nothing but achievement in her high school career are awarded the 2021 Press Pros Scholar-Athlete sponsors scholarships. Read about them in today’s Press Pros.

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May
21

Minster Rally Comes Up Short In District Final

Minster nearly pulled off another come-from-behind win in the Division IV district final on Friday. Minster senior Alexis Bishop (pictured) chases down a drive to center. Read Girls softball by Greg Billing inside today’s Press Pros.

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May
20

Tigers Battle But Suffer Tough Loss In District Final

The Tigers’ first district championship game appearance since 2009 didn’t end like the Tigers hoped. But Versailles put down the groundwork for another potential run following a 5-2 loss to Georgetown in extra innings on Thursday.

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May
15

Title Town: Minster Has MAC-Nificent Weekend

The Minster Wildcats waited until 2014 to win their first MAC softball title. The program now has four after winning a third straight championship following a 10-0, run-rule victory against Fort Recovery on Saturday. Greg Billing writes.

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May
10

Youth Movement Has Coldwater Going Places

Coach Kyle Ahrns’ softball team needs one win to tie the school record. And if they get it the Cavaliers look to continue one of the most successful regular seasons in program history with a strong run in the Division III tournament. Greg Billing writes.

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May
7

Muhlenkamp, Knapke Bail Out Coldwater In ‘Walkfest’

Ugly weather and ugly baseball, but somehow Coldwater survived to edge Lincolnview Friday, thanks to Alex Knapke’s…bat and an inexplicable turnaround by reliever Carson Muhlenkamp. Read about it.

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May
6

Schmidt Brilliant, Nixon’s Timely Hit Tops Versailles

His teammates mob Justin Nixon following his seventh inning base hit that drove in the game’s only run Tuesday in a 1-0 Minster win over Versailles. Read more about the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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May
1

As Patient As A Pharmacist, Jerry Kaup’s Prescription For Fort Baseball

In his eleventh year as coach at Fort Recovery, Jerry Kaup has taken his team to the verge of ultimate success twice, and patiently waits for the next cycle of talent to come of age.

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Apr
27

Versailles Crushes Cardinals In Eight On 5 Run Comeback

Jumping for joy…Versailles’ Jacob Treon (below, left) and Carson Bey celebrate their back-to-back extra base hits in the seventh and eighth innings that led to a Tigers’ comeback win over New Bremen in extra innings.

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Apr
22

Sudhoff Shines, Coldwater Rolls Over Versailles…

They looked good. Read good!….And sophomore Luke Sudhoff (below) showed his versatility on the mound, at the plate, and on the bases Thursday, helping Coldwater to a convincing 8-2 win over visiting Versailles. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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Apr
20

Duel In The Cold…Coldwater-Bremen Snowed Out

Wind and rain and the blur of Coldwater pitcher Reece Dellinger, who came within three outs of an official game no-hitter against New Bremen Tuesday before play was suspended for inclimate weather. Read about it in the latest Press Pros update.

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Apr
10

Offensive Outburst Lifts Versailles In Split With Loramie

This season has been full of positives for the Fort Loramie softball team. An exception came in the third inning Saturday. Versailles pounded out 14 runs in a 21-3 win in the first game of a doubleheader. The Redskins then grabbed the split with an 11-1 win in the second game. Read more on girl’s softball by Greg Billing inside today’s PressPros.

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Apr
8

Bremen Is Heard, Again…Tops Minster 4-1 In The Wind

Well-pitched, and well-played despite a 20 mile-per-hour gale, New Bremen flashed arms and enough hitting (Kyle Tenkman, below) to out-duel Minster in a MAC masterpiece.

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Apr
5

Minster Celebrates Special Night With Sweet Win

Minster and Covington battled to a 1-1 tie through three and 1/2 innings before the Wildcats broke it open with 10 runs in the fourth and fifth innings, sending the ‘Cats to the run-rule victory. Read Minster Softball by Greg Billing inside today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
27

‘Card’ Sharks…New Bremen Outlasts Marion For Sect. Title

It was physical, it was thrilling, and it was prototype MAC basketball.  And New Bremen played well enough, and long enough, to overtake Marion Local in overtime for the sectional title. Read the latest Press Pros feature.

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Feb
25

Wolf Paces Minster, New Knoxville Shuts Down Marion

Ivy, of course…Ivy Wolf played well, shot well, and led Minster to a convincing win over Fort Recovery, while New Knoxville knocked out Marion Local in the other Division IV district final Thursday at Wapakoneta. Read the latest Press Pros feature.

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Jan
31

Late Rally, OT Lifts Minster Past Jackson Center

Minster senior Eric Schmidt took his point guard position literally Saturday night, scoring seven of the Wildcats’ nine points in overtime to lift his team to a 45-41 victory over a tough Jackson Center team. Read more about the game on Press Pros.

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Jan
29

Johnny On The Spot…The ‘Other’ Nixon Sinks St. Henry

Too many ‘Cats…The Nixon advantage spelled the difference for Minster, but not the one you expected.  Younger brotherJohnny goes for 24 and he had plenty of help (below) in the Wildcats commanding win Friday over St. Henry. Read about the game on Press Pros.

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