Archive for SCL Feature
Jan
24

Except For The ‘Lapses’, Perfection…Tigers Top Flyers

Does this give you an idea? It was about defense, and Jackson Center and Marion Local put on a clinic Saturday night. Jackson survived, in the words of coach Scott Elchert, with a 46-36 win. Read more in Sunday’s Press Pros.

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Jan
23

Fort Loramie Continues Botkins’ SCAL slide

The Fort Loramie Redskins were looking for a statement win over Botkins, the No. 8 ranked team in the Division IV poll, and they got it. The Redskins held off the Trojans 49-40 to drop Botkins from first place in the SCAL.

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Jan
19

Green Light …Finkenbine Shoots Anna Past Loramie

The game was played in Fort Loramie, but McKane Finkenbine was launching — and making — shots from Anna. Behind Finkenbine’s seven 3-pointers and 34 points, the Rockets held off the Redskins for a 59-51 win in a matchup between two of the Shelby County League’s best.

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Jan
16

Loramie Celebrates 50 Seasons … And Another Win

Fort Loramie hosted past coaches, players and support staff to celebrate the 50th season of the girls basketball program. Decades later little has changed. Fort Loramie won again Saturday with a hard-earned victory over Ottawa-Glandorf, a team with a proud tradition of its own.

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Jan
8

“Beat Us At Our Own Game”…Botkins Gets Jackson, Again

It was vintage Shelby County League – vintage Jackson Center.  But Botkins’ Jayden Priddy-Powell’s driving layup at the end proved the difference as Botkins held on for a 29-26 win to take both games of the season series from the Tigers. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
5

Loramie’s Best Game Of The Year Swamps Bremen

Energizer bunny? Fort Loramie’s tireless Caitlyn Gasson (below) scored just three points, but her five steals and four assists led the Redskins past New Bremen in convincing fashion Tuesday – the best they’ve been all year. Read about them in today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
23

Holiday For Threes…Anna Beats Russia In Overtime

Three-pointers rained (Anna’s McKane Finkenbine, below, had 5 of them), and it took an exciting fourth quarter and overtime to settle it between Anna and Russia Tuesday night. Read about the game on Press Pros.

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Dec
21

Versailles Misses Start Time…Falls To Anna, 46-33

‘Drive By’…Anna’s Breann Reaman blows past Versailles’ Kaylee Braun for two of her 15 points and a 29-10 halftime lead. As it turned out, though, the Tigers would make their own statement in the second half. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
15

‘Skins’ Game: Loramie’s ‘D’ Ices St. Henry For Win…

They needed a win, and they needed to play with more confidence.  Fort Loramie and Caleb Maurer (below) accomplished both Tuesday with a commanding non-conference win over St. Henry. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
13

Fort Loramie Defense Slows Down Minster

After a potential Division IV state title game was cancelled in March, Fort Loramie and Minster reunited in a Saturday afternoon clash. Defense (and Fort Loramie) came out on top as the Redskins secured a 36-26 victory. Greg Billing writes for Press Pros.

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Dec
11

Botkins Shows More In Overtime Win Over Loramie…

The best Botkins in years? The Trojans and Jayden Priddy (below) proved they can do more than run and score. They played defense, the physical game, and slowed down Loramie Friday in a 44-37 overtime win. Read about it on Press Pros.

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Dec
8

Early Lump Of Coal…Anna Leaves Loramie Cold

Down ten at halftime, Isaiah Masteller (below) and teammate Ben Kovacs exploded to score 22 points each and lead Anna to a rousing second half comeback Tuesday and a win over Fort Loramie. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
6

JC’s Reichert, New Faces Help Tigers Top Coldwater

Jackson Center outscored Coldwater 18-4 in the second quarter to pull away for 57-32 victory on Saturday night. The win snapped the Tigers’ two-game losing streak. The Cavaliers, who had just five days of practice before tipping off the season, suffered their first loss.

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Nov
29

St. Henry Overcomes Miscues, Russia In Sloppy Win…

A win is a win … but St. Henry coach Eric Rosenbeck would like to see prettier ones from his Redskins than the 47-38 victory over Russia in a non-conference game Saturday night.

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Nov
6

New Bremen, Russia Advance To D-IV Regional Finals

One win closer…Russia coach Aaron Watkins reacts to his Raiders’ win over Fort Loramie in Thursday’s Div. IV volleyball regional…as they advance to a rematch in Saturday’s championship round with defending champ New Bremen. Read about in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
17

Redskins Renewed…Get Well In Win Over Troy Christian

Fort Loramie erased the memory of a poor performance against Tri-Village with a resounding performance and Division VII playoff win over Troy Christian. Read about the today’s game inside Press Pros feature.

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Oct
3

Sherman’s Spikes A Big Hit For Russia

After a two-week layoff, the Russia Raiders are returning to form following a 3-1 victory over Jackson Center on Saturday. The two team meet again Tuesday as the Raiders’ schedule is packed with postponed matches. Jackson Center’s Shai Akers tries to get one past Russia’s Cece Borchers (3) and Kate Sherman (4). (All pictured)

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Sep
26

Redemption: Loramie Ousts Bremen From Unbeatens

They gained a measure of revenge, but more…Fort Loramie took a huge step in self confidence and momentum with a thorough and impressive win over unbeaten state champion New Bremen. Read about a key Division IV rematch in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
22

Metz Sets New Win Mark: What A Long Strange Trip….

It took her 32 years, and when she got there she couldn’t say enough about the people who helped her on her journey.  But Jackson Center’s Kim Metz now owns the all-time record for volleyball wins by a coach in the Shelby County League;  and she broke the old record that she helped set. Read about it in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
18

Loramie Blasts Covington To Take Control Of CCC…

Collin Moore (below) exploded for a 65 yard touchdown run, and unbeaten Fort Loramie proved to be a good as suspected in a eye-opening Thursday night win over previously unbeaten Covington. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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