Archive for MAC Feature
Sep
14

Coldwater Waits Out Storm, Flattens Versailles…

It took two and a half hours to finally play, but when they did play Coldwater came out quick, put the game away early, and served notice once again that any talk of league titles will probably go through Jake Hemmelgarn (below) and Coldwater.

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Sep
14

Friday The 13th; But No Bad Luck For The Anna Rockets…

Anna laughs at superstition…no bad luck at all with a ‘black cat’ effort from Bart Bixler and Riley Huelskamp as the Rockets roll on in a win over New Bremen. Read about the game from guest writer Paige Thobe.

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Sep
13

#1 St. Henry Better In Win Over #2 Bremen…At Least This Time

Back and forth…back and forth…Division IV’s top two teams slugged it out Thursday for league bragging rights and ‘official’ state recognition.  And in the end, #1 (St. Henry) proved worthy of all the hype. Read about it on Press Pros.

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Sep
7

Mistakes, Big Game ‘Cool’ Lifts Minster Past Covington

Behind the level-headed mindset of senior quarterback Jacob Niemeyer and the downhill running of senior Alex Schmitmeyer (below), the Minster Wildcats captured a big road win over a gritty Covington team on Friday. Read about it in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Sep
7

Turnovers Doom: Marion Local Falls To Bishop Watterson

Flyers way too charitable, losing a fumble and four interceptions in 31-7 loss to Division III Bishop Watterson.  Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Sep
5

The Beat Goes On: Bremen Tops Tigers In 3…

New Bremen stayed unbeaten, but suffered a much more significant loss…while Versailles again struggled to find their way.  Close, but no cigar, as the Tigers fall in three to the Cardinals. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
31

Covington Shocks St. Henry In Opening Win….

Special teams, some special plays, and youthful mistakes on the part of an opponent set the stage for a big opening night for Covington…and a road win over St. Henry. Guest writer Dale Barger tells the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
31

Minster Conditioned To Win…Tops Loramie In Opener

First score, first win…Minster’s Trent Roetgerman clutches a first quarter touchdown pass from quarterback Jake Niemeyer as the Wildcats opened the season with a 20-14 win Friday over rival Fort Loramie. A great win, but an ever greater opportunity to get better before Week 2, said Geron Stokes. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
29

Heavyweights: C’Water Goes Five To Upend St. Henry

It was a slugfest…a clash between MAC powers, dictated by spectacular effort to determine early season pecking order in volleyball. And in the end Coldwater outlasted unbeaten St. Henry to claim temporary bragging rights. Read the latest MAC feature.

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Aug
26

In Minster, They Go The Distance….

Running is a way in life in Minster, and so is going to the state championship meet. The Wildcats started their journey toward another potential trip to Hebron at the Bob Schul Invitational on Saturday. Read Greg Billing’s story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Aug
17

St. Henry Dives Into Season With Spikeoff Title

St. Henry’s triple-threat attack — and then some — netted a Cavalier Spikeoff volleyball championship at Coldwater on Saturday. St. Henry’s Hannah Bruns (Pictured) and her Redskins teammates served up three wins to start the season Saturday.

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Aug
10

Tigerball ‘5.0’… And The Man Who Replaced ‘The Man’, Etc.

They’re listening in Versailles, as a new era began to take shape with Saturday’s scrimmage. Former Troy Christian coach Ryan Jones (foreground) becomes the fourth coach since the retirement of venerable Al Hetrick, trying to restore the roar to Tiger football. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Jun
9

Cavaliers Win 7th State Title With 1-0 Gem….

Go crazy, broadcaster Jack Buck once said…Jacob Wenning pitched a four-hit shutout and scored the game’s only run (below) Sunday night, sending the Coldwater Cavaliers to their seventh state title in baseball. Hal McCoy writes the story for Press Pros in our final tournament update.

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Jun
1

After Three Days Minster, Russia Finally Get To Play!

Minster led from the first pitch in its Division IV regional semifinal game. Russia lost on the final pitch in its D-IV semifinal. After three days of waiting the Wildcats and Raiders finally got to play ball! Minster junior starter Austin Brown (Pictured) held Mechanicsburg in check with six hits, two walks and three strikeouts.

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May
31

One Hit Away… Tigers Come Up Short Against Roger Bacon

The Versailles Tigers gave it a good run in the Division III regional final on Friday behind solid pitching from Garrett Toops and defense. All that was missing was a clutch hit in a 2-0 loss to Roger Bacon at Wright State University. (Pictured) Versailles finished ahead of Roger Bacon for this out, but the Tigers couldn’t stay in front of the Spartans for good in the D-III regional final.

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May
31

Versailles Avenges Loss, Win Away From State

The Versailles Tigers didn’t face the best the Madison Mohawks had to offer Thursday in the D-III regional semifinals. It might not have mattered. Clutch hitting and stellar defense lifted the Tigers to an 8-4 victory and one win away from the D-III state semifinals.

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May
19

Tangeman, Deitsch Named MAC Press Pros Standouts

Marion Local’s Nick Tangeman (#24, below) and St. Henry’s Carleigh Deitsch garner honors as this year’s Press Pros Scholar Athletes of The Year. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
9

Minster Softball: “It Really Does Take A Village…”

Off to a exciting start, Jenna Poeppelman (below) and the once-beaten Minster girls are relying on themselves and the support of the community as they press forward with their best softball season in years. Read more in a Thursday Press Pros inside feature.

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May
4

Tigers Rally To Top Milton’s Ace…

Versailles slid safely into another win and benefits from timely hits, and a few Milton-Union miscues, to rebound from Friday night’s loss to Russia. Columnist Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside MAC feature.

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May
2

Bremen Threatens, But Coldwater ‘Walks’ To 17th Win

Coldwater’s Zack McKibben high-steps it across home plate during a sixth-run fourth inning, fueling an 11-3 win over New Bremen Thursday and the Cavaliers’ 17th consecutive win. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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