Archive for MAC Feature
Oct
27

They Found A Way…Coldwater Snaps Marion’s 36-Game Win Streak In Overtime

Evan Dysert celebrates the winning touchdown in overtime as Coldwater outlasted Marion Local, snapped their win streak, and won its way into next week’s first round of the playoffs. Read more about a thrilling conclusion to the regular season in today’s Press Pros MAC football feature.

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Oct
26

Seeing Red: #1 St. Henry Squanders Early Lead, Falls To New Bremen In District Final

New Bremen’s Josie Reinhart dives to save a point (above), but it was her serving in Game 3 of Thursday’s Div. IV district final that turned the tide of the match, and perhaps the Cardinals’ season. Read about it in today’s Press Pros tournament feature.

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Oct
24

Home Grown: The Influence Of St. Henry Volleyball On This Year’s Title

One of the youngest of current title holders, Versailles’ coach Kenzie Bruggeman can trace her success back to the same roots as New Bremen’s Diana Kramer, Minster’s Cami Garman, St. Henry’s Tricia Rosenbeck, and Carolyn Danmeyer. They’re all alumni of St. Henry High School. Read more from columnist Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
20

Like Once In A Lifetime…Streak Ends As St. Henry Finally Beats Coldwater!

It took a complete and dominating effort to do it, and 218 yards and four touchdowns from Zach Niekamp (above), but St. Henry finally broke their Coldwater drought with a win over the Cavaliers. Read more about the game and some historical perspective in the latest MAC feature on Press Pros.

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Oct
18

Ft. Recovery – New Bremen Advance In Div.4 Sectional….

Almost without a hitch the state’s #2 and #3 Division IV teams advanced to Monday’s volleyball sectional final. And no surprise…they’ll play each other! Read about it in today’s Press Pros!

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Oct
13

Near Miss(es) For Minster…35th Straight For Marion

Nolan Habodasz’s first quarter TD (above) stood as the game winner, and a missed field goal and a fourth quarter fumble by Minster let undefeated Marion Local off the hook. Marion extends its streak in epic fashion…if you were brave enough to watch. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
12

Versailles And Some Total Recall…Tigers Tops Recovery In Season Finale

Winner, winner, chicken dinner…The Versailles Tigers celebrate match point to finish their season on a high note, after coming back from a two-games-to-one deficit Thursday, knocking off state-ranked Fort Recovery in five games. Read about the Tigers and the match in Thursday’s inside feature.

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Oct
9

Finishing Touches: #1 St. Henry Preps For Tourney With Sweep Of Minster

Winners…They won their 20th match of the year in the manner in which they won the others. St. Henry’s athleticism overwhelmed Minster in straight sets as the #1 Redskins prep for next week’s tournament and a hoped-for title run. Read more about the match, and the Redskins, in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
6

Anna’s Heroes Show Up, Lead Comeback Win Over Fort Recovery

Anna’s big-time players made the big-time plays needed for a big-time win Friday night over Fort Recovery. Columnist Andy Anders writes the story in today’s weekend edition of Press Pros.

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Oct
6

A Different St. Henry Shows Up…’Another Gear’ Leaves Minster in the Mist!

The Difference Maker…St. Henry quarterback Sam Lefeld emerged from the mist to complete 13 of 19 passing attempts, and running back Zach Niekamp ran for 192 yards and three touchdowns to knock off Minster in Friday’s marquee MAC matchup. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
2

Three Questions For Diana Kramer…!

They cruised to their 17th win of the season Tuesday, and left little doubt as to defending Division IV champs New Bremen’s worthiness to defend during the upcoming tournament. But just to be sure, we asked coach Diana Kramer. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside volleyball feature.

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Sep
28

Tale Of Two Halves…Marion Takes St. Henry’s Best Punch, And Answers

Some ground game of their own…Marion answered St. Henry’s punishing first half on the ground with some rush yards of their own. Nolan Habodasz (above) scored one of three touchdowns on the ground for the Flyers in Friday’s 28-7 win. Read more in today’s MAC feature.

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Sep
22

St. Henry Returns To Form In Shutout Fashion…Over New Bremen

St. Henry’s defense puts a stranglehold on New Bremen and bounces back from a heart-breaking loss. Redskins return to winning form, 36-0. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
22

Early Scare, But Marion Puts Out Rockets’ Glare

Big Catches…After falling behind 13-0, Marion Local’s aerial game and big catches by Matt Rethman (#10,left) and Nick Tangeman spelled doom for Anna’s upset bid on Friday. The Flyers scored scored 37 unanswered points to remain undefeated, 44-20. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
15

The Challenge Of Being A Champion: Versailles’ Saturday Woes Continue….

Twelve games deep into their season, Division III champion Versailles struggled with another weekend opponent Saturday, falling to non-league Troy in five sets. A study in frustration thus far, read about the Tigers and coach Kenzie Bruggeman’s search for consistency in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
15

Anna Wins Fight Against St. Henry, Pulls Upset In Riveting Fashion

What at first appeared to be a comfortable game for St. Henry Friday turned into a battle for the ages… and the underdog Anna Rockets came out with the win. Press Pros columnist Andy Anders writes the story.

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Sep
15

The Hemmelgarns’ Big Night Helps Coldwater Past Minster

Jake be nimble…Coldwater quarterback Jake Hemmelgarn (above, #10) had his best game to date – 387 total yards – in Friday’s game between top-ranked teams in Divisions VI and VII. Read about the game, and the Cavaliers’ win, in today’s Press Pros MAC inside feature.

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Sep
13

When #1 Meets #2: Errors Costly As St. Henry Tops New Bremen

Net Gain…#1-ranked St. Henry celebrates its Thursday win over #2-ranked New Bremen in Division IV MAC action…and in the minds of some a likely preview of tournament drama yet to come. Read about the match and enjoy the photos in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
9

Marion Local Sweeps Rockets In Saturday Volleyball

Marion Local rebounded on Saturday from back-to-back league losses to Versailles and St. Henry to put the Anna Rockets away in three sets.

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Sep
8

Anna Blows Out New Bremen, One Inch At A Time

Coaching, skill and most importantly luck were on the side of the Anna Rockets in Friday night’s MAC showdown. What was hyped as a classic battle turned into a 42-7 dismantling of the New Bremen Cardinals, one inch at a time. Read more about the game from Press Pros columnist Andy Anders.

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