Overall Series: St. Marys leads series 26-18 Last Played: 2010
(Defiance won 13-7) Last St. Marys win: 2008 Longest Winning Streak: Defiance has won four of the last five meetings against St. Marys, including last year’s 38-21 win at Skip Baughman Stadium.
History warns the St. Marys football team against underestimating the Defiance Bulldogs.
MINSTER — The Minster Wildcats got back in the win column last week and they look to make another midseason run as they play host to the Fort Recovery Indians Friday night.
Minster (3-2, 1-2 MAC) used a strong defensive effort to turn away the New Bremen Cardinals 27-7. The Wildcats picked off three passes and used a strong ground attack to earn their first league win of the year.
Missed opportunities early came back to bite the St. Marys girls soccer team late in a 1-1 tie with Wapakoneta, narrowing the margin for error in the Roughriders’ run at repeating as Western Buckeye League champs.
CELINA — St. Marys senior tailback D.J. Manning grabbed a blue flag with ‘Go Riders’ stitched in gold lettering on it and raced down the visiting sideline at Celina Stadium, leading the entire St. Marys football team in celebration of returning bragging rights back east across Grand Lake St. Marys.