Archive for SCL Feature
Feb
24

The Best 19-6 You Don’t Know…Anna Ousts East

The Anna Rockets are quietly working their way through the Division III tourney bracket, lost in the profile of their more publicized Shelby County League rival, Fort Loramie.  But don’t take them, or guard Ella Doseck (below, #20) lightly. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Feb
22

Botkins Junior Takes Over Trojans Win Against Newton

The Newton Indians stayed around for three quarters against the Botkins Trojans on Friday night, nagging and annoying the higher-seeded Trojans. That changed in the fourth with Botkins’ game-clinching 28-5 outburst in the Division IV sectional tournament. Jayden Priddy-Powell (Pictured) was poetry in motion in the fourth quarter with 14 of his game-high 19 points. More from Greg Billing Friday Night.

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Feb
20

What A Blast: Anna Pastes Northridge In 47-Point Win

The Anna Rockets cruised into the Division III district semifinal … setting up another meeting with Miami East … with a stout defense effort that put a deep freeze on the Northridge Polar Bears on Thursday night. Anna’s Lauren Barhorst (pictured) was one of 10 players to score for the Rockets, she finished with 10. Read Thursday’s story by Greg Billing inside today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
7

Good Memory…Anna Claims SCL With Win Over Loramie

What would you expect? They fought like Rockets and Redskins for three quarters. But in the end Anna hit a couple more shots and had a couple more stops to beat Fort Loramie and claim the outright Shelby County League title in basketball. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
28

Jackson Tops Loramie…Tigers Come Back From 13 Down

Do you need any words? Jackson Center’s Trevor Sosby (foreground) and teammate Aiden Reichert (background) show post-game emotion after the Tigers came back from 13 points down to beat Fort Loramie Tuesday night. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Jan
25

What They Needed…Loramie Moves On, Past Versailles

The feel of playing Loramie…Teammates Dana Rose (below, left) and Caitlyn Gasson separate Versailles’ Caitlin McEldowney from the basketball during Saturday’s 63-42 Redskins win. Read more about the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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Jan
18

Runnin’ Rockets Surge Past Fairlawn

Anna’s up-tempo attack outscored Fairlawn 26-10 in the second quarter to give the Rockets their seventh straight victory. Fairlawn’s (#21) Isaac Ambos defends Anna’s(#3) Isaiah Masteller (pictured). Greg Billing shares the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
4

Study In Frustration…Jackson ‘Survives’ Over Fairlawn

Game of numbers….With the outcome on the line (and the scoreboard), Aiden Reichert (below) sealed the outcome of Jackson Center’s win over Fairlawn at the foul line. Read more about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
30

Anna Outplays Tigers…Hands Jackson Center First Loss

Change of mindset…Anna and Bart Bixler attacked on offense (below) and stymied Jackson Center with its best defensive effort in four games, handing the Tigers their first loss of the year while lifting the gloom of their own 1-2 start. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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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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Dec
20

Loramie Pressures New Bremen Into 75-28 Win…

The 8-0 Fort Loramie Redskins traveled to New Bremen on Thursday, and brought its infamous full court press with it, getting to the rim often (below) on 34 turnovers and 25 steals in a big win against the Cardinals. Luke Severt writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
18

Aidan Reichert Got To Sleep In On Tues… JC Tops Loramie

Jackson Center made full use of some extra preparation time Tuesday – a snow day- and delivered a convincing effort in an evening win over Fort Loramie. Press Pros’ Luke Severt shares the story in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
15

By ‘Threes’…Loramie Bests Bremen In 2 OTs

Threes were the theme of the game…a rarity in scoring at any level of basketball, and a game that took three periods for Fort Loramie to finally beat New Bremen. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
26

Loramie Adds Fuel To The Question…Blasts Fairlawn

Look familiar? Fort Loramie used its pressure defense, transition offense, and depth to scorch Fairlawn Tuesday, 84-17, in their home opener. The only question was…how much better can they be by season’s end? Read about it in today’s Press Pros feature.

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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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Nov
2

Loramie Advances To State…Ousts Russia In Regional

“Tired of losing in the regional finals,” Fort Loramie executed like a well-tuned machine, withstood a determined Russia challenge, then sent the Raiders home with a four-set win in Saturday’s Division IV regional tournament. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
7

Anna Holds Serve, Returns Favor, Raids Russia…

Anna flipped the switch to return a favor after a sluggish first set to drop Russia in four – on senior night – in a memorable regular season finale. Read about the match in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
1

Spoiler School: Jackson Center Grounds Rockets

Rockets Grounded…They did it in straight sets, and their improved play served notice that Jackson Center could be good enough to win in the post-season…or break a few hearts in the process.

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Sep
24

Youth Is Served…Russia Sweeps Anna…

After a slow start and a five-game losing streak to begin the year, Russia has picked up pace and evened their record Tuesday with a straight-set win over Anna. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
17

On-The-Job Training… Russia Takes Down Jackson, Again

The second time around…Russia withstood some lost leads and youthful inexperience to beat Jackson Center in straight sets, sweeping the season series from the Tigers. Read more about the match in today’s Press Pros.

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