Archive for MAC Feature
Feb
24

Versailles Dominates Inside For Shot At District Title

Versailles struggled early to find its shot. But once the Tigers did … there was no stopping them as Tracy White’s team cruised to a seventh straight district final appearance with a 62-39 win over Middletown Madison. Lindsey Winner (pictured) dominated inside with 16 points despite missing much of the first quarter in foul trouble. More from Greg Billing Monday Night.

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Feb
15

Team Chemistry Bonds Versailles, Run To MAC Title

The brotherhood enjoyed by the Versailles boys basketball team will make the Tigers a tough out in the Division III postseason tournament.

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Feb
9

Why Hegy’s Back?…’Riders ‘Rough’ Up Minster

Size does matter…as Minster’s Trent Roetgerman (below, in white) and the Wildcats discovered against St.Marys superior size and Austin Parks. However, the Wildcats played tough, and played well in a losing effort. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Feb
1

#1 Versailles Escapes Minster, Stays Unbeaten…

And you gotta’ be lucky, too…#1-ranked Versailles turned in another clutch performance, and needed it, because Minster’s Jacob Salazar was fouled just before his half-court shot (below) would have tied Friday’s game with two seconds left. Read about it in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Jan
30

Ambushed…Recovery Crushes #4 Marion Local

Purple Reign…Marion Local was no match for Fort Recovery’s full court pressure, turning the ball over, and struggling to score. The Indians snapped the Flyers unbeaten streak in league play to claim a share of the MAC lead. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
26

Loramie Slows Down Tigers … But Tigers Stay Undefeated

 Versailles faced a difficult three-game stretch this week that left the Tigers battle-tested … but not beaten. Versailles used a pair of clutch free throws from Michael Stammen Saturday to hold off Fort Loramie’s upset bid. Read more about the game from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
24

A Challenge To Be Best…Versailles Turns Back Parkway

For a half Parkway played #1-ranked Versailles even, and posed a legitimate threat.  But hot shooting by Michael Stammen (below) in the second half and Parkway’s inability to make shots kept Versailles atop MAC standings all by themselves. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
21

Versailles Overcomes Adversity To Bounce Butler

Battling a tough Butler team and boisterous student section, the Versailles boys basketball team got the last word with an impressive 53-45 victory in overtime on Tuesday night. Versailles’ Michael Stammen (pictured) drives the lane as Butler’s Quincy Rackley defends. More from Greg Billing Friday Night.

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Jan
17

Minster Survives Late Run…Marion’s Woes Continue

Tough to score, tough to win…But Minster’s Eric Schmidt (#2, below) and his mates made enough shots at the right time Friday to win their 9th game of the season, while sending Marion Local to its fourth consecutive loss. Read about the game on Press Pros.

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Jan
17

Marion Stuns Minster In Last-Second Thriller…..

Brooke’s big shot…Brooke Homan’s twelve-footer with six seconds left proved to be the winning shot as Marion Local stunned Minster with a dramatic finish Thursday…to stay unbeaten atop the MAC. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Jan
11

Parkway Strikes Again…Knocks Off Marion

The drive is alive Rockford…After beating Coldwater for the first time in nearly 20 seasons, the Parkway Panthers did it again Friday night beating Marion Local for the first time in a decade with a last-second win. Greg Billing tells you how in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
9

Minster Gets Well At Coldwater’s Expense…

All the shots…They hit a bunch of three-pointers, but Minster’s Ivy Wolf also had the touch shot working at the rim, on her way to a game-high 20 points in Thursday’s 61-31 win over Coldwater. Joe Neves writes the story for Press Pros in today’s feature.

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Jan
5

The Age Of Anna…Rockets Clip Marion Local, 53-35

Not Marion’s night…A night after Marion Local was near-perfect in their impressive win over St. Henry, the ball rolled the other way as Anna’s quickness and athleticism grounded the Flyers (below) with a 53-35 win. Read about the game and the rapidly improving Rockets in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
26

The Irony Of Ugly…Versailles Outlasts Anna, 43-39

It was far from pretty, like a Poinsettia in April.  But somehow amidst all the turnovers, periods of no scoring, and the clock stopping on its own…Versailles found a way to win on the road against Anna. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
21

Pads Pop, Shots Won’t Drop…Versailles Outlasts Marion

Tough to score…Low-scoring and physical, Versailles ruined Marion Local’s season opener Friday night with great defense and a resolve to win.  And for now, at least…it worked. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
13

If You Live By The ‘Three’…St Hank Outshoots Coldwater

Coldwater got off to a blistering start, but an impressive display of three-point shooting by St. Henry (Seth Heitkamp, below) to finish the first half trumped that start and put the Cavaliers in a hole they could not escape. Read about the Redskins’ win in today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
12

Marion Plays Grinch, ‘Steals’ One In Versailles…

Holiday stress? Neither team shot well, but Marion Local hit a couple of big shots at the end, and iced the game at the line, to win over Versailles (below) in overtime. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
9

Once They Got Going…Tigers’ Strong 2nd Half Beats Tipp

Winner, Winner, chicken dinner? Lindsey Winner strokes a jump shot during the Versailles Tigers 34-point outburst in the second half Monday night to beat Tipp City. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
7

Marion Wins D-VII And Their 11th To Share History

History making….Tim Goodwin (below) and the Marion Local Flyers took their place in history Saturday by tying the OHSAA all-time record for title wins in football with a 28-6 win over Lucas in the Division VII final. Read more about it in the latest Press Pros update.

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Dec
6

State Champions!…Anna Rocks Springfield For Title

They left no doubt…Riley Huelskamp (below) and the Anna Rockets took the Division VI title Friday and left no question that they were as good as their record, as good as advertised, and good enough to join the proud fraternity of MAC football champions. Read more in today’s Press Pros.

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