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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Apr
30

Deitsch ‘Knuckles’ Down, As St. Hank Takes Minster

St. Henry used classic St. Henry baseball to do it – pitching, defense, and some timely hitting on Tuesday – a senior effort by pitcher Rylee Deitsch, to beat Minster on the road. Read about the game in our latest MAC baseball update.

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Marion Local Strikes .500 On A Knapschaefer Gem
Apr
23

Marion Local Strikes .500 On A Knapschaefer Gem

Marion Local’s Tim Knapschaefer proved he’s all the way back from a knee injury, and delivered the gem of his high school baseball career. He struck out 13 in a complete-game three-hitter in Tuesday’s win over Ft. Recovery. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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The Same Coldwater…But For A Day, A Different Minster
Apr
11

The Same Coldwater…But For A Day, A Different Minster

Coldwater’s Noah Miller had a big day Thursday (below) as a week after the death of a teammate the Minster Wildcats struggled to represent baseball, and their legacy, in a lopsided loss to the Cavaliers. Read more about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Coldwater ‘Evens’ Things…At St. Henry’s Expense
Apr
4

Coldwater ‘Evens’ Things…At St. Henry’s Expense

Not the Coldwater of the past, still the Cavaliers have fought their way back from an 0-3 start and evened their record Thursday with a little ‘small ball’. Pitcher Cole Frilling dives for the plate to score in a conference-opening win over St. Henry. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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‘Skins’ Luck Runs Dry…St. Henry Falls To Hiland
Mar
22

‘Skins’ Luck Runs Dry…St. Henry Falls To Hiland

Not their day…They say you gotta’ be good, and you gotta’ be lucky to win a state championship.  St. Henry and Caden Niekamp (below) came up just a bit short on both ends in Friday’s loss to Berlin Hiland. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature from the tournament.

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Picture This: St. Henry Is State-Bound
Mar
16

Picture This: St. Henry Is State-Bound

Jackson Center’s Trent Platfoot and Co. cut St. Henry’s nine-point lead to a one possession game in the final minute, but the Redskins’ pulled out the win to earn a Division IV regional title and trip to the state semifinals.

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Minster Dominates Second Half…Returns To State
Mar
10

Minster Dominates Second Half…Returns To State

It was intense…it was physical…it was Minster and Fort Loramie for the D-IV regional championship. Loramie took the lead midway through the third quarter, but the Wildcats responded like championship teams do to claim their second straight regional title.

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#1 Fort Loramie, #2 Minster To Play For A Trip To Columbus
Mar
8

#1 Fort Loramie, #2 Minster To Play For A Trip To Columbus

Minster and Fort Loramie both had their stressful moments Thursday, but in the end both advanced for a rematch of last year’s Division IV regional final…with a berth in Columbus at stake. Joe Neves writes the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Too Much, Too Far…Tigers’ Comeback Falls Short
Mar
6

Too Much, Too Far…Tigers’ Comeback Falls Short

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How 2 For 21 Can Get You Beat…St. Henry Drops Minster
Mar
5

How 2 For 21 Can Get You Beat…St. Henry Drops Minster

‘Big’ defense…St. Henry’s Caden Niekamp (left, #40 in white) got a hand on the shot attempt of Minster’s Jarod Schulze, and it set the tone for Tuesday’s district tourney encounter. A frightening start doomed the Minster Wildcats Tuesday in the Division IV semi-final at Wapakoneta. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Versailles Turns The Early Surprise…Knocks Out TVS
Feb
26

Versailles Turns The Early Surprise…Knocks Out TVS

They saved their best for when their best means more.  Connor Van Skyock and the Versailles Tigers surprised the Div. III sectional bracket and Northmont High School Tuesday with a thorough win over Twin Valley South. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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The “Eye of the Tiger”… for Versailles!
Feb
25

The “Eye of the Tiger”… for Versailles!

Versailles used a smothering defense to frustrate Anna and avenge a defeat from earlier in the season with a convincing 48-26 win in the sectional final at Covington High School.

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Crowning Achievement … St. Henry Earns Share Of MAC Title
Feb
16

Crowning Achievement … St. Henry Earns Share Of MAC Title

St. Henry outlasted Minster in a physical MAC showdown to claim at least a share of the conference title on Friday night. Read Greg Billing’s story about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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This Week In Basketball…February 11, 2019
Feb
10

This Week In Basketball…February 11, 2019

Tournament basketball tips off this week, but all eyes will be on Sidney Tuesday night…we will break down the showdown between the Yellow Jackets and the Butler Aviators…Anna and Twin Valley South can clinch conference titles this week… the MAC boys race goes down to the wire.

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Cold Night Kills Coldwater In Loss To Versailles
Feb
9

Cold Night Kills Coldwater In Loss To Versailles

Tough Tiger to stop…Evan Hiestand (left, #30 in white) scored a team-high 22 points to help the Versailles Tigers knock off visiting Coldwater Friday. But his effort wasn’t the only thing chilling for the visiting Cavaliers. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Four Fateful Minutes…How Minster Took Down Versailles
Feb
1

Four Fateful Minutes…How Minster Took Down Versailles

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What You Learn From 59-26…!
Jan
24

What You Learn From 59-26…!

They opened rivalry week between Minster and New Bremen on Thursday with an eye-opener. And Ivy Wolf (left) and the Wildcats little doubt on this night that they’re the league standard in a 31-point win. Read more in the latest Press Pros MAC feature.

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Bruns’ 29, Coldwater Serves Notice…Cavs Blast St. John
Jan
19

Bruns’ 29, Coldwater Serves Notice…Cavs Blast St. John

Marcus Bruns scored a season-high 29 points, and did it from all points on the court. But it was defense that Coldwater was talking about afterwards, and how it turned the tide in Friday’s impressive win over Delphos St. John. Read more in today’s MAC feature on Press Pros.

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Minster Rebounds…Wins Over Marion Local
Jan
17

Minster Rebounds…Wins Over Marion Local

Courtney Prenger’s 16 points (below, #30) helped Minster get its house back in order after Saturday’s loss to Fort Loramie.  The Wildcats came back Thursday in a thorough win over the Marion Local Flyers. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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‘Moving Day’…Minster Shoots Past Coldwater
Jan
11

‘Moving Day’…Minster Shoots Past Coldwater

High contested…As Coldwater’s Cole Frilling (above, in black) matched Minster’s Jarod Schulze at the rim. But in the end Minster took care of their business enough to come away with a 51-42 win over a determined Coldwater. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature on the game.

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