Saturday, July 28, 2012
TIPPECANOE HIGH SCHOOL / CBC KENTON TRAIL D-II, Region 8
Head coach: Charlie Burgbacher, 24th year at Tipp; 36th year as head coach; 40th year coaching. Career record: 229-129-4.
Assistant coaches: Bill Moore, 37th year coaching; Mike Vagedes, 11th year coaching; John Cox, 20th year coaching; Jim Heatherly, 17th year coaching; Dale Pittenger, 23rd year coaching.
2011 record: 4-1 conference, 9-2 overall.
2011 highlights: Made the playoffs for the 7th straight year; started the season with 9 straight wins. Sophomore RB Jacob Hall was outstanding, rushing for 1,340 yards and 15 TDs.
Notable: Since 1999 Tippecanoe has enjoyed a winning season every year except 2004 when the Red Devils were 5-5. Since 2000 the Red Devils are 96-34 and made the playoffs eight of the last 10 years.
Jacob Hall, 6-2, 205, jr., RB.
Jarrett Wasson, 5-9, 142, jr., WR/DB.
Andrew Gatchell, 6-2, 215, sr., OLB.
Jared Ervin, 5-11, 170, sr., WR/DB.
Nick Fisher, 5-8, 140, sr., RB/DB.
Cameron Johnson, 5-11, 170, jr., RB/DB.
Ben Hughes, 5-9, 150, jr., QB.
League favorite: Springfield Shawnee
League player(s) to watch:
Tecumseh: Chuck Buchanan, Tony Evans, Jimmy Rowland, Morgan Clark, Jake Nicewaner.
Shawnee: Jordan Huggins, Alex McCrory, Andrew Young.
Bellefontaine: Jonathon King, Josh Clifton, Shaff Gorman, Zach Gingerich, Dorian Hughes.
Stebbins: Andrew Stewart, Kwame Bozeman, Brian Wells.
Kenton Ridge: Mitch Arno.
Fri., Aug. 24: at Graham
Fri., Aug. 31: at Greenville
Fri., Sept. 7: Milton-Union
Fri., Sept. 14: Indian Lake
Fri., Sept. 21: at Ben Logan
Fri., Sept. 28: Bellefontaine
Fri., Oct. 5: at Stebbins
Fri., Oct. 12: Tecumseh
Fri., Oct. 19: Kenton Ridge
Fri., Oct. 26: at Spg. ShawneeTweet
ANNA ROCKETS / MIDWEST ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
D-V; Region 20
Head coach: Bryan Rioch, 14 years; 98-32 record.
Assistant coaches: KC Needles, Chris Duncan, Brett Ziegenbusch, Rob Flinn, John Bruce, David Heintz.
2011 record: 4-4 conference, 6-4 overall.
Chandon Williams, 6-1, 210, sr., RB/WR/C; 60 receptions, 8 TD’s, 712 yds.
Stewart Watkins, 6-2, 225, sr., G/LB, 64 tackles.
Chandler Cotterman, 6-4, 275, so., T/DT; 47 tackles.
Nate Bollheimer, 6-0, 200, sr., QB/RB/S.
Wes Showalter, 6-3, 210, so., TE/LB.
Brandon Maurer, 6-0, 190, sr., TE/LB.
Logan Grewe, 6-0, 220, sr., G/DE.
Ryan Spicer, 6-7, 250, sr., T/DE.
League favorite: Coldwater
League player to watch: Bertke QB, Marion Local.
Fri., Aug. 24: vs. Lehman Catholic at Sidney
Fri., Aug. 31: Brookville
Fri., Sept. 7: at Fort Recovery
Fri., Sept. 14: Versailles
Fri., Sept. 21: at Delphos St. John’s
Fri., Sept. 28: Minster
Fri., Oct. 5: Coldwater
Fri., Oct. 12: at New Bremen
Fri., Oct. 19: at Marion Local
Fri., Oct. 26: ParkwayTweet
FAIRMONT FIREBIRDS / GWOC CENTRAL
D-I; Region 4
Head coach: Andy Aracri; entering third season as head coach. 4-16 career record (both seasons 2-8).
Assistant coaches: Stephen McDonald, Mark Jenkins, Scott Horcher, Alex Earley, Charlie O’Dell, Don Fortener, LaVar Glover, Abe Leigh, John Franz, Greg Shackelford, Mike Christian.
2011 record: 0-5 GWOC Central; 2-8 overall.
2011 highlights: Offense avereaged 356 yards and 27 ppg. QB Tom West twice broke school single game passing record with 321 yards vs. Wayne and 485 vs. Springfield.
Notable: Lost 5 games by a total 32 points and in each game had an opportunity to take the lead/win the game.
Tom West, sr., QB/LB; 6-2, 215; 2nd Team GWOC LB in ’10, & QB in ’11.
Robert Nsenga, sr., S/OLB; 5-11, 195; 1st Team GWOC DB in ’11.
Aaron Abbott, sr., DB/WR; 6-foot, 185; 2nd Tean GWOC DB in ’11.
Danny Sales, sr., OLB; 6-foot, 195; Two starter at DE moved to OLB.
Deven Gannon, sr., WR/C; 5-10, 185; 1st Team GWOC Kick Returner Specialist.
Damon Bahns, jr., RB; 6-1, 195; 2nd Team GWOC RB in ’11.
Jean Nsanzimana, jr., OL/DL; 6-1, 255.
Sean Reliford, jr., DT; 6-0, 235.
Tanner Woodside, jr., MLB; 5-11, 220.
Wesley Qualls, sr., DL; 6-1, 235.
Fri., Aug. 24: Alter
Fri., Aug. 31: Miamisburg
Fri., Sept. 7: at Springboro
Fri., Sept. 14: at Trotwood-Madison
Fri., Sept. 21: Lebanon
Fri., Sept. 28: Centerville
Fri., Oct. 5: at Springfield
Fri., Oct. 12: Northmont
Fri., Oct. 19: at Wayne
Fri., Oct. 26: BeavercreekTweet