Archive for MAC Feature
Oct
5

Cat Fight…Versailles Sharpens Its Claws

Are we having fun yet?…It appears so, as Kenzine Bruggeman and Versailles drew within two games of .500 Saturday with an ‘energetic’ win over Jackson Center, and another match closer to tourney confidence. Read about it today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
5

Marion Begins Its Charge? Flyers Top St. Henry

They weren’t as good as they could be, and may be yet. But a strong running game and a couple of big plays helped Marion Local win in convincing fashion Friday over St. Henry, the Flyers’ fourth straight win. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
28

Tigers “Find A Way”…Clip Delphos St. John

Big plays on both sides of the ball…Versailles overcame a halftime deficit, a stagnant third quarter, and made plays like this catch by Eli McEldowney at critical times Saturday to beat Delphos St. John. Read more about the game in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Sep
28

Marion Survives Turnovers, Defeats Anna, 17-14

Marion Local flexes, wins fourth game of the year, and 11th straight over the Anna Rockets with a 22-yard field goal by Alex Klosterman. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Sep
28

“Good As Advertised”: Coldwater Streaks Past Recovery For Fifth Win

Coldwater again flexed its quickness and depth in skill positions, racking up 400 yards and 43 points in a thoroughly convincing win over Fort Recovery. Read about it in today’s Press Pros story.

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Sep
21

Great Game?, Good?, Poor?…Cavs Upend Minster

Coldwater quarterback Jake Hemmelgarn celebrates (background) while Minster’s Ben Wuebker (foreground, #11) has a different opinion of Friday’s 38-20 Cavalier win in the MAC battle of the unbeatens. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
19

High Risk, High Reward…New Bremen Beats Minster

It looked like ‘upset’ stuff after one set, but #4-ranked New Bremen shook itself to come back and win Thursday’s route 66 rivalry in four sets, over Minster. Read about the match in today’s Press Pros feature.

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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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