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Riders open home slate against Elida Bulldogs on Friday

September 9, 2011

Elida (1-1, 0-1 in the WBL) at St. Marys Memorial (1-1, 0-1 in the WBL)

At Skip Baughman Stadium, Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Last Meeting: In 2010, Reggie McAdams threw for five touchdowns as a junior in Elida's 49-14 romp over the Roughriders at Kraft Memorial Stadium in Elida in Week 2. It started St. Marys' nine game losing streak to end the 2010 season.

Minster at Delphos St. John's a Saturday Night Showdown

September 9, 2011

Minster (2-0, 0-0) at Delphos St. John's (0-2, 0-0)

Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

At Stadium Park, Delphos

Last Meeting: Delphos St. John's defeated the Wildcats, 35-7, in a match-up of Division VI playoff teams. The Blue Jays went on to win the state championship. Minster reached the regional title game before bowing out to Sidney Lehman.

Streak: Delphos St. John's has won 14 straight games over the Wildcats. Minster last beat the Blue Jays in 1996.

Thursday Sports Round-Up

September 9, 2011

Boys Soccer: St. Marys 3, Elida 1

The St. Marys boys soccer team kept its record unblemished and reversed recent misfortune against Elida with a pair of late goals in a 3-1 win on Thursday night at West Field.

Tyler Kovar put in the go-ahead goal with 14 minutes left and the Riders’ Brennan Brown added another insurance goal less than three minutes later.

Leader Lookahead for Thursday, Sept. 8

September 8, 2011

Thursday, Sept. 8
Volleyball

St. Henry at Minster, 5:30 p.m.
St. Marys at Elida, 6 p.m.
New Knoxville at Parkway, 5:30
New Bremen at Fort Rec., 5:30
Celina at Defiance, 6 p.m.
Bath at Wapakoneta, 6 p.m.

Boys Soccer
Elida at St. Marys, 5 p.m.
New Knoxville at Botkins, 5 p.m.
Defiance at Celina, 5 p.m.
Wapakoneta at Bath, 5 p.m.

Girls Soccer
St. Marys at Coldwater, 5 p.m.
LCC at Wapakoneta, 5 p.m.

Weekend Sports Round-Up and Leader Lookahead for Tuesday, Sept. 6

September 6, 2011

Tuesday, Sept. 6 Schedule

Cross Country

New Knoxville at St. Henry, 4:30 p.m.

Boys Soccer

Greenville at St. Marys, 5 p.m.

Girls Soccer

St. Marys at Elida, 5 p.m.

Girls Tennis

Celina at St. Marys, 4:30 p.m.

Boys Golf

St. Marys at Celina, 5 p.m.

Volleyball

New Bremen at St. Marys, 6 p.m.

New Knoxville at Spencerville, 6 p.m.

Riders jump out early, but Kenton prevails

September 3, 2011

KENTON — For 22 of the 24 minutes of Friday night’s first half, there were glimpses of St. Marys regaining its confidence on the Western Buckeye League stage against the league’s recent gold standard.

A defensive stop, an interception, and a perfect lob pass for a touchdown gave St. Marys a lead. And down just one point midway through the second quarter,  St. Marys had a chance to take the lead going into the half with the ball inside the Wildcat five yard line.

Minster roars past Lehman, goes to 2-0

September 3, 2011

SIDNEY — In a rematch of last year’s division VI regional final, Minster defeated Lehman Catholic 41-13 at Sidney Memorial Stadium on Friday night.  

The Wildcats now head into next Saturday night’s  showdown against defending conference champion Delphos St. John’s with a 2-0 record.

Fort Loramie blanks New Bremen

September 3, 2011

FT. LORAMIE — New Bremen’s gameplan found roadblocks when three of its running backs went down to injury on Friday night against a tough Fort Loramie defense.

For Fort Loramie it was open highway in a Route 66 battle.

With a pair of touchdowns in the first half and three touchdowns in the fourth quarter allowed the Ft. Loramie Redskins to beat the Cardinals 34-0.

“They are a good football team,” New Bremen head coach Rob Messick said. “They just outmatched us physically up front and we just have to get better.”

Football Column: The Friday Morning Back-Up Fullback

September 2, 2011

Here's what filled up Sports Editor Brian Smith's notebook during the week in preparation for Week 2 of the high school football season. Attached are rosters for this week's St. Marys-Kenton, Minster-Sidney Lehman and New Bremen-Fort Loramie games and a look at the St. Marys-Kenton football series through the years.

Thursday Sports Round-Up

September 2, 2011

Read the full stories in today's Evening Leader print edition:

Volleyball: New Knoxville 3, Minster 1

 

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