New Bremen’s Macy Puthoff (below) and Minster’s Trent Roetgerman have been tabbed for the 2019-20 sponsor scholarship award for top male and female student athletes in the Midwest Athletic Conference. Read more in today's Press Pros feature.

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The Irony Of Ugly…Versailles Outlasts Anna, 43-39
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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Pads Pop, Shots Won’t Drop…Versailles Outlasts Marion
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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If You Live By The ‘Three’…St Hank Outshoots Coldwater
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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Marion Plays Grinch, ‘Steals’ One In Versailles…
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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Once They Got Going…Tigers’ Strong 2nd Half Beats Tipp
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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Marion Wins D-VII And Their 11th To Share History
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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State Champions!…Anna Rocks Springfield For Title
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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Dec
1

Marion, Big Plays, Blast Patrick Henry In State Semis

Long gone…Marion Local’s Peyton Otte is the only player in sight as he broke the biggest play of the night (a 97 yard run from scrimmage) in the Flyers’ Saturday Div. VII semi-final win over Patrick Henry. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Like Clockwork: Marion Moves Into State Semis
Nov
24

Like Clockwork: Marion Moves Into State Semis

Marion Local used its big-game experience Saturday night to end New Bremen’s dream season and reach the state semifinals for the 12th time in the past 13 seasons. (Pictured) Charles Huelsman’s interception of a New Bremen pass in the Flyers’ 27-0 win. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Schmidt, Cards Take Quantum Step…
Nov
24

Schmidt, Cards Take Quantum Step…

Their 2019 season came to a close Saturday night.  But while the New Bremen Cardinals sadly bowed out of the tournament hoping for more, coach Chris Schmidt’s ‘work in progress’ took a quantum leap towards the future.

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Anna ‘Streaks’ Past Archbold For D-VI Regional Title
Nov
23

Anna ‘Streaks’ Past Archbold For D-VI Regional Title

They’re on quite a run…Nothing went right for the team from up north, and Riley Huelskamp (below) did as much as possible early to see to that…Anna captures its first regional title in football in championship style with a win over Archbold. Read about it in Press Pros.

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Talk Of The Town: New Bremen Decks Perry
Nov
17

Talk Of The Town: New Bremen Decks Perry

Once on the verge of shutting down the program, the Cardinals have rallied to reach the Division VII, Region 28 championship game for the second time in program history.

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Anna Crushes Fairview, Advances To Reg. Finals
Nov
16

Anna Crushes Fairview, Advances To Reg. Finals

Riley’s big night…After a slow start the Anna Rockets reeled off 34 unanswered points…and Riley Huelskamp (below) ran for 291 yards and six touchdowns…to drop Sherwood Fairview from the tourney and advance to next week’s Division IV regional final. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Rocket Man Huelskamp Fuel’s Anna Win Over Minster
Nov
9

Rocket Man Huelskamp Fuel’s Anna Win Over Minster

Anna’s Riley Huelskamp, the MAC’s offensive player of the year, backed up the honor with 291 yards rushing and four touchdowns in Anna’s 47-21 win at Minster in the opening round of the D-VI playoffs. Read Greg Billing’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Minster, Area Teams Setting The Pace In Cross Country
Nov
4

Minster, Area Teams Setting The Pace In Cross Country

Minster did it again Saturday at the Division III state cross country meet, winning the Wildcats’ fourth straight title and 13th overall. And Fort Loramie wasn’t far behind. The area’s strong cross country presence is expected to continue next season … and beyond.

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Title Towns … Flyers Forge Three-Way Tie For MAC Crown
Nov
2

Title Towns … Flyers Forge Three-Way Tie For MAC Crown

Marion Local set the tone early with a 57-yard run to start the game, and it was all Flyers from there on with a 24-0 victory over Coldwater that clinched a share of the MAC title. Greg Billing shares the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Minster Makes Statement…Crushes New Bremen In Season Finale
Nov
2

Minster Makes Statement…Crushes New Bremen In Season Finale

Minster and New Bremen entered Friday’s season finale seeking to make a personal statement about their season, and their immediate future.  It went as planned for the Wildcats. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Trick Or Treat … Tigers Carve Out Win vs. Miami East
Nov
1

Trick Or Treat … Tigers Carve Out Win vs. Miami East

Versailles brought out all the tricks on Thursday nights semifinals in the regional volleyball tournament against Miami East.  And in the end they got all the treats with getting to advance to the regional finals for their eighth state semifinal appearance. Greg Billing shares the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Niemeyer’s Big Night…Minster ‘Runs’ Past Versailles
Oct
26

Niemeyer’s Big Night…Minster ‘Runs’ Past Versailles

They weren’t at their best.  There were mistakes.  But quarterback Jacob Niemeyer (below) showed enough of his best to sweep by Versailles with ease and set up a conference title opportunity next week. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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“It Never Gets Old”…New Bremen Tops Marion In District Final
Oct
24

“It Never Gets Old”…New Bremen Tops Marion In District Final

They started out like a house afire, cooled off, then ignited again at the end…New Bremen tops Marion Local in four sets to gain another district title in Division IV volleyball.

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