Thursday, July 26, 2012
MINSTER WILDCATS / MIDWEST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
D-VI; Region 24
Head coach: Nate Moore; 3rd year at Minster, 16-10 overall record, 2 straight Region 24 finalists after taking over 1-9 team.
Assistant coaches: Mark Heitbrink, Terrance Roddy, Byron Albers, Rob Messick, Jason Lammers, Dustin Dobie.
2011 record: 5-3 MAC; 9-4 overall.
2011 highlights: Beat Coldwater for the first time in 18 years; beat St. Henry on the road for the first time in 17 years; beat Springfield Catholic Central for the 2nd straight year in the first round of the playoffs.
Adam Niemeyer, 6-2, 195, sr., QB/DB; honorable mention All-MAC with 1,500 passing yards and 19 total TDs.
Devon Poeppelman, 6-1, 195, sr., WR/LB/K/P; 23 catches for 191 yards and 5 TDs; 60 total points, 32-yard punt average (7 inside the 20); 12-yard punt return avg.; 51-yard kickoff average.
Korey Schultz, 5-11, 165, sr., RB/DB; 926 yards rushing (7.7 avg.), 11 TDs; 29.5 KO avg.; led team in scoring with 86 pts., 4 INTs.
Troy Kauffman, 5-10, 175, sr., RB/WR/LB; 847 yards rushing, (5.4 ave.,), 12 TDs; 84 points, 55 tackles, 5 sacks, 4 INTs.
Jay Eilerman, 6-0, 165, sr., WR/DB’ 54 tackles, 5 INTs.
League favorite: Coldwater
League player to watch: Adam Berke, QB, Marion Local.
Fri., Aug. 24: at Fort Loramie
Fri., Aug. 31: Lehman Catholic
Fri., Sept. 7: New Bremen
Fri., Sept. 14: at St. Henry
Fri., Sept. 21: Coldwater
Fri., Sept. 28: at Anna
Fri., Oct. 5: at Parkway
Fri., Oct. 12: Fort Recovery
Fri., Oct. 19: at Versailles
Fri., Oct. 26: Delphos St. John’sTweet
DUNBAR WOLVERINES / DAYTON CITY LEAGUE
D-III; Region 12
Head coach: James Lacking; at Dunbar since 2001; head coach since 2005; 41-31 career record, including seasons of 8-3, 7-3, 7-3, and 6-4 winning records; good for three league titles and two playoff appearances.
Assistant coaches: David Hackett, Jay Wilkins, Albert Powell, Alfred E. Powell, Alfred Z. Powell, Randy Faison, Johnny Faison and David Caldwell.
2011 record: 3-1 conference, 6-4 overall.
QB’s Dontay White and Charles Johnson.
RB’s Ollie Lewis and Leo Montgomery.
WR’s Darnell Jewett and Walter Daniels.
OL DeShawn Dunston and Sharrick Payne.
Defensive standouts Dareon Nolan and James Thomas.
Key newcomers: Charles Johnson, Darnell Jewett, Adeleke Arowosegbe.
Notable: Young, experience up front and fast; 7 offensive starters return and six on defense. Help will be coming from a JV team that was 7-1 last season.
League favorite(s): Thurgood Marshall; Meadowdale is looking good, too.
League player(s) to watch: Denzel Norvell (Thurgood)
Sat., Aug. 25: Valley View at Welcome Stadium
Fri., Aug. 31: at Trotwood-Madison
Fri., Sept. 7: at Cin. Woodward
Thu., Sept. 13: Belmont at Welcome Stadium
Fri., Sept. 21: at Northmont
Sat., Sept. 29: Indianapolis Arsenal at Welcome Stadium
Fri., Oct. 5: Ponitz Tech at Welcome Stadium
Sat., Oct. 13: at Cin. Taft
Fri., Oct. 19: Thurgood Marshall at Welcome Stadium
Fri., Oct. 26: Meadowdale at Welcome StadiumTweet
CENTERVILLE ELKS / GWOC CENTRAL
D-I; Region 4
Head coach: Ron Ullery; 36 years at school; 12 years as head coach; 94-38 career record; 1 losing season since 1974.
Assistant coaches: George Reinke, Jon Zimmerman, Matt Mitchell, Jermaine Bailey, Ken Barrett, David Fleming, JJ Ramsey, John Puckett, Adam Taylor, Rob Page, Greg Bell, Steve Arndts.
2011 record: 5-0; 7-4.
2011 highlights: GWOC Central championship, 4th outright or co-championship since 2006; D-I playoffs for 13th time; made playoffs six of the last seven seasons.
5 key returners:
Evan Lisle, 6-6, 275, sr., OL; committed to OSU.
Jimmy Brooks, 5-10, 170, sr., QB.
Jake Replogle, 6-5, 250, sr., DL/LB; committed to Purdue.
Brant Gressel, 6-2, 285, sr., DL; committed to Iowa.
Corey Jones, 5-11, 185, sr., DB.
Fri., Aug. 24: at Cin. Elder
Fri., Aug. 31: Springboro
Fri., Sept. 7: Cin. Withrow
Fri., Sept. 14: at Lebanon
Fri., Sept. 21: Greenville
Fri., Sept. 28: at Fairmont
Fri., Oct. 5: Northmont
Fri., Oct. 12: Wayne
Fri., Oct. 19: at Beavercreek
Fri., Oct. 26: at SpringfieldTweet