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December 30th

BOYS BASKETBALL: St. Marys captures holiday tournament title, Fledderjohann MVP

December 31, 2011

ROCKFORD — The St. Marys boys basketball team headed into the new year on a high note once again.

The Roughriders evened up their record for the season and won the Chatt Insurance Holiday Tournament at Parkway for the third straight year with a 71-62 victory over the host Panthers on Friday night.

“We’re 4-4 and it’s a good way to finish the end of the year,” St. Marys head coach Dan Hegemier said.

BOYS BASKETBALL: New Bremen stifles Fort Loramie's offense

December 31, 2011

FT. LORAMIE — The New Bremen Cardinals basketball team used their speed and depth to pull away from the Ft. Loramie Redskins in the fourth quarter for a 58-39 victory Friday evening at Ft. Loramie.

“Our conditioning and ability to play a lot of kids put us over the hump in the second quarter tonight,” Cardinals head coach Adam Dougherty said. “Our depth was a big factor in the game tonight.”

BOYS BASKETBALL: Spencerville has New Knoxville's number again

December 31, 2011

New Knoxville at Spencerville Photo Gallery (Link):

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157628646163627/show/

SPENCERVILLE — Victories like the one his team put up on Friday night over New Knoxville thrilled Spencerville head coach Kevin Sensabaugh a year ago as he shepherded an inexperienced group of players from a five-win team two seasons ago to a squad that was a win away from the regional tournament in 2011.

BOYS BASKETBALL Minster rallies past Botkins, 56-50

December 31, 2011

MINSTER — Minster erased a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat Botkins 56-50 on Friday night.

“I wasn’t feeling pretty good after the first 16 minutes, but our kids found a little bit of gut, grit, determination, whatever you want to call it. They stuck together, things started to go right,” said Minster head coach Mike Lee. “We hit a few shots and then it’s a matter of the confidence level raising, and we needed to see that.”

Friday Night's Local Sports Schedule

December 30, 2011

Friday, Dec. 30
Boys Basketball

St. Marys vs. Parkway at Parkway holiday tournament, approximately 8 p.m.

New Knoxville at Spencerville, 6 p.m.

Botkins at Minster, 6:30 p.m.

Celina holiday tourney

Delphos Jefferson at Coldwater, 6:30 p.m.

Delphos St. John's at Van Wert, 6 p.m.

Marion Pleasant at Kenton, 6 p.m.

Marion Local at Wapakoneta, 6 p.m.


 

BOYS BASKETBALL: St. Marys moves on to tonight's Parkway tourney title game

December 30, 2011

 

St. Marys vs. River Valley Photo Gallery (Link):

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157628636360517/show/

ROCKFORD — The shots aren’t falling yet for the St. Marys boys basketball team, but the Roughriders will sure take the wins while they wait for the breakthrough.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: St. Henry rolls past St. Marys

December 30, 2011

 

St. Henry at St. Marys photo gallery (link):

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157628636100527/show/

ST. MARYS — The St. Henry Redskins girls basketball team put the pressure on right from the opening tip and the St. Marys Roughriders couldn’t get any offensive consistency the whole night and were defeated by the Redskins 72-35 Thursday night at the Murotech Gymnasium.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Minster wins Mauk Invite

December 30, 2011

 

ELIDA — The Minster duo of Kayla Wuebker and Bridget Geiger combined to outscore the entire Elida team and the Wildcats  won the  Vicki Mauk Holiday Invitational with a  71-29 victory on Thursday night.

“It’s a tournament we enjoy. It’s over the holidays,” said Minster head coach Nann Stechschulte. “It’s nice to just come away with two wins.”

Minster improved to 5-2 on the season.

December 29th

Thursday's Local Sports Schedule

December 29, 2011

 

Thursday, Dec. 29
Boys Basketball

  • Celina holiday tourney
  • Wapakoneta at LCC
  • St. Marys vs. River Valley at Parkway Tourament, 6:20
  • Marion Local at Shawnee

Girls Basketball

Hey, I Remember That!: A look back at local sports 50, 25 and 10 years ago

December 29, 2011

25 Years Ago This Week – 1986

Old refrigerators, pieces of scrap metal from area farms, schools and homes along with the more...
Michael Schmitmeyer, a Memorial High Schol grad and former University of Findlay standout golfer...
  COLUMBUS — The Minster girls 4-by-400 meter relay team finished off the state...

 

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