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HEY, I REMEMBER THAT: A look back at area sports 10, 25 and 50 years ago

February 9, 2012


50 Years Ago This Week – 1962

Area Boys Basketball Scoring Leaders

February 9, 2012

Points Per Game                      G     PTS.    PPG
Jacob Myers, Van Wert                15     291     19.4
Reggie McAdams, Elida               16     293     18.3

AREA ATHLETES: Schnelle scores 1,000th point at ONU

February 9, 2012

 

ADA — Ohio Northern senior center and New Bremen graduate Scott Schnelle  scored his 1,000th point for the Polar Bears on Wednesday night in ONU’s 64-55 win over Heidelberg.

Schnelle’s free throw with 14:21 left in the second half put him at the scoring plateau.

Schnelle scored 18 points on 14-of-15 shooting from the floor to go along with nine rebounds three assists and a block.

Latest Associated Press Boys Basketball Poll Released

February 7, 2012

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school boysbasketball teams in the fifth of seven weekly Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNEY DRAW: Riders draw Celina ; Bremen plays Knoxville, Minster gets bye

February 5, 2012

 

Division II Sectional at Spencerville

The St. Marys girls basketball team will play Celina on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 6:15 p.m. at Spencerville High School to open the Division II sectional tournament.

The winner of that game faces second-seeded Shawnee on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 6:15 p.m. at Spencerville.

The drawing for area girls basketball tournament games was held on Sunday.

Celina beat the Roughriders 60-26 on Jan. 19 in their Western Buckeye League match-up.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Leffel scores 35 to lead New Knoxville to win; Bremen wins, Minster falls

February 5, 2012

 

NEW KNOXVILLE 59, LIMA TEMPLE CHRISTIAN 48

NEW KNOXVILLE — “You want me to guard him?”

A Lima Temple Christian reserve asked the question as he drifted towards the scorer’s table to check in, emphasizing the final word as if he was being asked to do long division in front of a live studio audience.

No need to even explain who him meant, either.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rangers win, Cardinals lose on Saturday

February 5, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE 45, SIDNEY LEHMAN CATHOLIC 38

SIDNEY — The New Knoxville girls basketball team outscored Sidney Lehman Catholic in the second and third quarters in a 45-38 win over the Cavaliers on Saturday afternoon.

New Knoxville freshman Meg Reineke scored a season-high 15 points. She knocked down three 3-pointers and six free throws. Ranger sophomore forward Paige Lehman added 12 points and Tiana Heidt scored nine points.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Wapak wins wire-to-wire over Roughriders

February 4, 2012

 

Wapakoneta at St. Marys boys basketball photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157629166230453/show/


 

ST. MARYS — For 16 seconds, the score was tied.

From there on out, it was all Wapak.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Coldwater's hot start too much for Rangers

February 4, 2012

COLDWATER — New Knoxville spotted Coldwater a big lead in the first quarter and fell short in a second-half comeback attempt in a 47-43 loss to the Cavaliers on Friday night at The Palace.

“Coldwater came ready to play and for whatever reason tonight we didn’t,” New Knoxville head coach Kort Fledderjohann said.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Geise's lay-up lifts DSJ past New Bremen, into first-place tie

February 4, 2012

DSJ at New Bremen boys basketball photos:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/smeveningleader/sets/72157629166185475/show/


 

NEW BREMEN — Delphos St. John’s Curtis Geise took an inbounds pass and sped the length of the court to put in a lay-up with two seconds left to give the Blue Jays a 62-60 win and a share of the Midwest Athletic Conference lead.

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys baseball team has its own full-service restaurant going....
MINSTER — The Minster softball team  stayed on a roll. Monday evening the Wildcats got...
ST. MARYS — Four different St. Marys hitters drove two runs, the offense put up a 10-spot...

 

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