It took just two plays for Coldwater to impart its playoff voodoo on #1 seed Mechanicsburg Saturday night. And Tanner Muhlenkamp made it academic in a 42-6 romp. Read about the game in Sunday's Press Pros.
Behind 30 kills by Carsyn Henschen, and a united resilience to adversity, New Knoxville ousted South Webster in the Division IV volleyball semi-final to meet St. Henry in Saturday's championship match.
What a rush...St. Henry celebrates the final point from Brianna Siefring (middle, below) following Thursday's 3-1 win over Monroeville in the OHSAA Div. IV volleyball semi-final round at the Nutter Center. Read about it in our inside feature.
Twenty years ago I wrote about him as the fullback on Al Hetrick's last Versailles championship team. Now, Ryan McNeilan is the team doctor, and young enough to still have a feel for competition. Read more in our inside feature.
Marion Local amassed 422 yards of offense and spread it around, while the defense looked in championship form, holding Fort Loramie to just six points - nearly perfection. Read more in the latest inside feature.
Versailles' is balanced offensively, and its balance has balance, with ample receivers and running backs who did damage in a 34-6 win over Carlisle...all of it directed by quarterback Carson Bey (PressPros Features photos by Lee Woolery).
Tri-Village sophomore Reed Wehr made the biggest plays in the biggest moments to advance the Patriots past New Bremen and into a Region 28 regional semifinal against another MAC opponent, St. Henry (PressPros Feature Photos by Dale Barger).
St. Henry and Chloe Gels (below) ousted Jackson Center in four sets, and Fort Loramie knocked rival Russia out in straight sets Thursday to advance to the Division IV regional volleyball finals on Saturday.
The lessons Fort Recovery learned during an always-brutal Midwest Athletic Conference schedule were applied in the first round of the playoffs as the Indians knocked off Arcanum 40-30 on Saturday night. Fort Recovery, the No. 14 seed, slowed down the No. 3 Trojans' vaunted passing attack to advance in the Division VI playoffs.
A dominant performance in its playoff opener left no doubt of Versailles' intentions, thus its starters should be well-rested for another post-season game, next week, at home. Bruce Hooley writes for weekend Press Pros.
In a stunning performance highlighted by what the opposing coach called "the best player in the state" (Carsyn Henschen, below), New Knoxville rallied from a one-set deficit to knock out #1-ranked New Bremen out of the in the district final. Read about it.
Versailles won a sixth straight game Friday night, beating St. Henry 27-7 in a matchup between a pair of teams looking to keep an outside shot of a co-Midwest Athletic Conference crown. Colin Foster writes for Saturday Press Pros. (PressPros Feature Photos by Julie McMaken Wright).
In a magnificent match of will and toughness, Marion Local bested Coldwater Friday in a familiar fashion from games past. They turned the tables with a last-second field goal by kicker Kevin Partington (below) to win, 24-21. Read about the game in Saturday's Press Pros.
A match-up of the state's best teams in Division IV didn't disappoint. Top-ranked New Bremen held off No. 3 New Knoxville's late challenge to claim a share of the MAC championship ... with a chance to win it outright on Thursday.
He always does this...But Marion Local's Peyton Otte revved up the passing game Friday, throwing for 206 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Flyers' offensive shootout with New Bremen. Read about the game in Saturday's Press Pros.
After a thunder and lightning first half, St. Henry's defense put the squeeze on Coldwater in the second half, forced four critical turnovers, and enjoyed Friday's biggest celebration with a 21-14 win over the state's #1 team. Read more in Saturday's Press Pros.
Landon in the end zone...Versailles' Landon Henry lunged for this first half touchdown and ended with 82 yards and a pair of scores in the Tigers' Friday night win over New Bremen. Read the game story in Saturday's Press Pros.
After two weeks of close calls, the Coldwater Cavaliers jumped out to a quick lead and added to it Friday night against the Anna Rockets. The win kept Coldwater perfect at 6-0 and atop the Midwest Athletic Conference. Pictured, Tyler Schwieterman hauls in a 59-yard TD pass on the Cavs' first play from scrimmage. Read more football inside today’s Press Pros by Greg Billing.
It's in, and we win...New Bremen's Ella Pape (background), celebrates the line judge's call for the final point in Tuesday's anticipated match between New Bremen and Coldwater. The Cards performed according to script in an impressive, convincing win . Read about it in today's Press Pros.