Archive for MAC Feature
Oct
13

Things Flipped…New Knox Sweeps #1 New Bremen

Something to shout about…They saved their best for when it mattered most.  #2-ranked New Knoxville pulls a straight-set shocker with a win over defending champ New Bremen. Read about the match in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
11

How Sweet It Is: New Knoxville Serving Up Wins In Volleyball

The Rangers volleyball team celebrates victories with trips to Dairy Queen. They’ve become regulars with a 15-0 record and chance at the program’s first Midwest Athletic Conference title since 2006. Columnist Greg Billing writes for today’s Press Pros. (Cover Photo Courtesy of Lange Photographics, Inc.)

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Oct
11

Carey On: Anna QB Lifts Rockets To Playoff win

First-year starter Kohlten Carey threw for 161 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 139 yards and another score as the Rockets won their sixth straight playoff game with a 40-7 victory over Miami East. Greg Billing writes for Sunday’s Press Pros.

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Oct
3

New Bremen Greets Playoffs With Victory Over Versailles

Quarterback Mitchell Hays throws for touchdowns of 46, 38 and 6 yards and runs for scores of 66 and 12 yards. New Bremen and Zach Bertke (below, #28) change the order of things in the MAC with a win over Versailles. Mark Znidar writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
1

St. Henry Rallies To Take Down Minster In Volleyball…

They overcame slow start and caught fire at the end.  St. Henry improves to 9-6 with a four-set win over Minster in Thursday MAC volleyball. Read about the match in the latest Press Pros update.

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Sep
27

Fore!… St. Henry Starts Bid For Fourth Straight Trip To State

Since she started golfing in junior high, St. Henry senior Ellen Naumann has had the drive — and distance — to get better on the golf course. The defending Midwest Athletic Conference player hopes to lead the Redskins to a fourth straight trip to the Division II state tournament.

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Sep
26

Versailles Shows Its Hand…Scorches Ft. Recovery

Jack’s Big Night…The blocking was great (background) and Versailles benefited from Jack Osborne’s 82 yards rushing (below, #36) and a pair of touchdowns in a 49-28 win Friday over Fort Recovery. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
25

Marion Bounces Back, Drops Minster

The Marion Local Flyers were looking to snap a two-match losing streak … albeit to a pair of state-ranked teams. They did it in decisive fashion with a 3-0 win over Minster to stay in the Midwest Athletic Conference title hunt on Thursday. Kinsey Thobe hammers one down for the three set win over the Minster Wildcats.

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Sep
19

Mc’Small’ McKibbon Looms Even Mc’Bigger’ As Teammates Fall

For his size you’d never guess.  But Coldwater senior Zack McKibbon’s presence on the field grows ever larger as the Cavs’ backfield gets smaller and smaller. Read about him in this weekend’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
19

Coldwater Shakes Off Injuries, Throttles New Bremen

Coldwater persevered through a growing list of injuries to show considerable teeth defensively with a Friday road win over New Bremen. Bruce Hooley writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
12

MAC Thriller…Marion Local Tames Tigers In Overtime

Versailles’ overtime two-point conversion pass falls incomplete, but officials fail to call holding penalty on Flyers defender that would have offered them a second chance to win. Drew Seitz (#28, below) was an actual ‘flyer’ in Marion’s Friday win. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Sep
12

What Pandemic? Coldwater ‘O’ Perfectly Healthy In Win…

Myles ahead of the rest….Coldwater scored early and often (Myles Blasingame, below), feasted on big plays and statistical breakouts, then held on during a Fort Recovery fourth quarter resurgence to win and stay unbeaten. Read today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
5

Versailles Defense Too Much For St. John’s in 27-0 Victory

Quarterback Carson Bey runs for touchdowns of 2, 52 and 11 yards and tackle Taran Tyo leads defense by blowing up three third down plays. Tigers’ impressive win sets up showdown next week with Marion Local. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
5

Fumblin’ Flyers Top Bremen…’D’, Otte Shines

The score and big plays from Peyton Otte looked like vintage Marion Local. But the Flyers had to overcome the turnover bug Friday to beat talented New Bremen. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
29

Ground Pound: Strong Rush, Aggressive Defense Lifts Versailles

Make no mistake, the Versailles Tigers can throw the football. They simply didn’t need to Friday night in a 34-14 victory at Anna highlighted by the Tigers’ ground-and-pound combo of a strong rushing attack and hard-hitting defense. Greg Billing shares the details.

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Aug
29

New Start, New Faces…Same Old Marion Local

Sealing the deal…It took Carson Griesdorn and Drew Seitz (below) a little time, but once they found their game legs a pair of ‘newbies’ helped Marion Local overcome a slow start and plow to a second-half win over Fort Recovery. Read about Friday’s game in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
25

Bremen Levels Russia…But Not Good Enough

The state-acclaimed New Bremen Cardinals took down highly-respected Russia in straights sets on Tuesday. But the talk afterwards centered on the mistakes, and how a great team can become even better…as near perfect as possible. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Aug
22

Court In Session…Coldwater Falls To Ottawa-Glandorf

Coldwater…and other volleyball teams around the state…served up its season opener on Saturday amid COVID-19 guideslines. The Cavaliers weren’t able to hold their high-powered Spikeoff Classic but did manage to gain some experience against a quality Ottawa-Glandorf opponent.

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Aug
15

Anticipation…New Bremen Heads MAC, Area Hopefuls

The reigning state champions almost welcomed graduation, coach Diana Kramer confident of the probability of ‘next man up’ being ‘best man up’…so far. How well will the champs adapt to the changes? Read about them in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Jun
22

Stammen, Newton Tourney: And Why We Play….

On a blistering summer weekend, with national issues as a negative backdrop, why do men and boys commit to playing baseball while others call it risky, and unnecessary? Why?  Why does anyone do anything that provides opportunity for renewal and reward? Read today’s Press Pros feature.

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