Varsity
Football

 
 Left to Right: Row 1: Mason Place, Blake Henry, Drew Bagley, Jalen McCracken, Anthony Salcido, Butch Eutsler, Nate Place, Isaiah Bretz, Rodney Calvelage Row 2: Joey Schaufelberger, Nathan Temple, Austin Clay, Garrett Black, Hayden Maples, Aden Stripe, Mason McHugh, Bradley Fuerst Row 3: Tanner Barnhart, Levi Newell, Kolby Barnhart, Ryan Pratt, Keagon Hammons, TJ Reynolds, Jake Hilleary, Parker Conrad, Sam Cassidy Row 4: Shawn Frantom, Clayton Proffitt, Colin Place, Jacob Place, Koby Wintersteller, Dru Johnson, Owen Treece, Spencer Blue, Spencer Adams Row 5: Carter Breece, Zach Mason, Ian Cowan, Cullen Dunn, Keandre Blythe, Ethan Sheckels, Turner Witten, Kaidan Bates, Cooper Adams Row 6: Zaenen Renner, Xavier Okuly, Jose Sanchez, Carter Miller, Trey Laudick, Nate Jackson, Connor Pratt, Ty Jackson, Andrew Gallagher Row 7: Payton Money, Trainer, Coach Sealscott, Coach Poletta, Coach Harting, Coach Florence, Coach Recker, Coach Tussing, Payton Carter, Trainer Absent from photo: Breckin Boroff

Left to Right:
Row 1: Mason Place, Blake Henry, Drew Bagley, Jalen McCracken, Anthony Salcido, Butch Eutsler, Nate Place, Isaiah Bretz, Rodney Calvelage
Row 2: Joey Schaufelberger, Nathan Temple, Austin Clay, Garrett Black, Hayden Maples, Aden Stripe, Mason McHugh, Bradley Fuerst
Row 3: Tanner Barnhart, Levi Newell, Kolby Barnhart, Ryan Pratt, Keagon Hammons, TJ Reynolds, Jake Hilleary, Parker Conrad, Sam Cassidy
Row 4: Shawn Frantom, Clayton Proffitt, Colin Place, Jacob Place, Koby Wintersteller, Dru Johnson, Owen Treece, Spencer Blue, Spencer Adams
Row 5: Carter Breece, Zach Mason, Ian Cowan, Cullen Dunn, Keandre Blythe, Ethan Sheckels, Turner Witten, Kaidan Bates, Cooper Adams
Row 6: Zaenen Renner, Xavier Okuly, Jose Sanchez, Carter Miller, Trey Laudick, Nate Jackson, Connor Pratt, Ty Jackson, Andrew Gallagher
Row 7: Payton Money, Trainer, Coach Sealscott, Coach Poletta, Coach Harting, Coach Florence, Coach Recker, Coach Tussing, Payton Carter, Trainer
Absent from photo: Breckin Boroff

 
 


2018 Varsity Schedule

Date Time Opponent Location Result
August 7 6:00 p.m. Parkway HOME Scrimmage
August 10 6:00 p.m. Versailles AWAY Scrimmage
August 17 7:00 p.m. Crestview AWAY Scrimmage
August 24 7:00 p.m. Bryan HOME W 34 - 7
August 31 7:00 p.m. Wapakoneta AWAY L 12 - 42
September 7 7:00 p.m. St. Mary’s HOME L 6 - 38
September 14 7:00 p.m. Ottawa-Glandorf AWAY W 40 - 34 OT
September 21 7:00 p.m. Lima Shawnee *Homecoming* HOME W 39 - 6
September 28 7:00 p.m. Kenton AWAY W 60 - 33
October 5 7:00 p.m. Elida HOME W 52 - 14
October 12 7:00 p.m. Lima Bath AWAY W 33 - 0
October 19 7:00 p.m. Celina AWAY W 38 - 20
October 26 7:00 p.m. Defiance HOME W 37 - 0
November 3 7:00 p.m. Huron HOME W 33 - 14
November 10 7:00 p.m. St. Mary's Lima Stadium L 20 - 55
 
 

Seniors

 
 

Athletic Trainers

 Left to Right: Payton Money, Payton Carter

Left to Right:
Payton Money, Payton Carter

 


Varsity Roster

Number Name Year Position
#2 Kolby Barnhart Junior WR/DB
#3 Connor Pratt Freshman QB/DB
#4 Aden Stripe Senior WR/DB
#5 Ian Cowan Sophomore WR/DB
#6 Breckin Boroff Freshman WR/DB
#7 Owen Treece Sophomore QB/DB
#8 Kaiden Bates Freshman RB/DB
#9 Trey Laudick Freshman WR/DB
#10 Nate Place Senior WR/DB
#11 Tanner Barnhart Junior WR/DB
#12 Clayton Proffitt Junior K
#13 Blake Henry Senior WR/DB
#14 Shawn Frantom Freshman WR/DB
#15 Bradley Fuerst Senior WR/LB
#16 Jake Hilleary Junior QB/LB
#17 Parker Conrad Junior WR/DB
#18 Carter Miller Freshman WR/DB
#20 Joey Schaufelberger Senior WR/DL
#21 Dru Johnson Sophomore WR/DB
#22 Ty Jackson Freshman WR/DE
#23 Jalen McCracken Senior RB/DB
#25 Nate Jackson Freshman RB/DB
#26 Mason McHugh Senior WR/DB
#27 Jacob Place Sophomore WR/LB
#28 Rodney Calvelage Senior RB/LB
#30 Anthony Salcido Senior WR/DB
#31 Koby Wintersteller Sophomore WR/DB
#33 Levi Newell Junior RB/LB
#34 Sam Cassidy Junior WR/DB
#35 TJ Reynolds Junior RB/LB
#42 Jose Sanchez Freshman WR/DB
#50 Mason Place Senior OL/DL
#51 Butch Eutsler Senior OL/LB
#52 Colin Place Junior OL/DL
#53 Nathan Temple Senior OL/DL
#54 Zaenen Renner Freshman OL/LB
#55 Austin Clay Senior OL/DL
#57 Xavier Okuly Freshman OL/LB
#58 Cullen Dunn Freshman OL/DL
#59 Zach Mason Sophomore OL/LB
#61 Cooper Adams Freshman OL/DL
#65 Keagon Hammons Junior OL/DL
#66 Andrew Gallagher Freshman OL/DL
#67 Spencer Blue Sophomore OL/DL
#68 Ryan Pratt Junior OL/LB
#70 Garrett Black Senior OL/DL
#72 Ethan Sheckels Freshman OL/DL
#74 Hayden Maples Senior OL/DL
#75 Spencer Adams Junior OL/DL
#76 Turner Witten Freshman OL/DL
#77 Keandre Blythe Freshman OL/DL
#81 Isaiah Bretz Senior WR/DB
#82 Carter Breece Freshman WR/DB
#87 Drew Bagley Senior WR/DL

Junior Varsity
Football

 


2018 Junior Varsity Schedule

Date Time Opponent Location Result
August 25 10:00 a.m. Bryan AWAY Cancelled
September 1 10:00 a.m. Wapakoneta HOME L 0 - 20
September 8 10:00 a.m. St. Mary’s AWAY L 6 - 38
September 15 10:00 a.m. Ottawa-Glandorf HOME W 16 - 14
September 22 10:00 a.m. Lima Shawnee AWAY W 26 -0
September 29 10:00 a.m. Kenton HOME W 22 - 12
October 6 10:00 a.m. Elida AWAY L 16 - 35
October 13 10:00 a.m. Lima Bath HOME W 24 - 6
October 20 10:00 a.m. Celina HOME W 48 - 8
 
 Coach Keith Recker

keith recker

Head Coach
Coach Recker enters his seventh season as the Head Varsity Football Coach for the Cougars. This season will be Coach Recker's 13th year of coaching football.  Coach Recker is a graduate of Delphos St. John's High School.  He received his Bachelors Degree from Hillsdale College and Masters in Education from Heidelberg University. Coach Recker is a High School math instructor.  He and his wife, Jodie, have two daughters, Molly, 7, and Natalie, 5, and a son, Logan, who is 3 years old.


 Coach Adam Tussing

Adam Tussing

Assistant Coach
Coach Tussing has been coaching football for ten years and will be working with the Running Backs again this year.  He graduated from Leipsic High School; he received his Bachelor's from Bluffton University and Masters from Liberty University.  He currently manages the In School Intervention Program for Van Wert City Schools.  His wife Kelly is a dental hygienist at Family Health Care of Northwest Ohio.  Coach Tussing and his wife have two children, Payton and Justice.  Payton is employed by Brewed Expressions and Justice will be a Junior at St. Francis University in Ft. Wayne.


 Coach Steve Sealscott

steve sealscott

Assistant Coach
Coach Sealscott begins his third season as an Assistant High School Football Coach. He is a graduate of Van Wert High School.  He received his Bachelors in Education from Bluffton University. Coach Sealscott is an Intervention Specialist instructor for Van Wert Middle School. He and his wife, Whitney, have a daughter, Shay and a son, Colson.


 Coach Josiah Poletta

Josiah Poletta

Defensive Line Coordinator
Coach Poletta is the Varsity and JV Defensive Line Coordinator and this is his second year of coaching for the Cougars.  He has been involved in coaching football for 5 years. Coach Poletta is a graduate of Hilltop High School in West Unity, Ohio and Defiance College where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in History.  He is a World History and Sociology instructor for Van Wert High School. He is married to wife, Courtney and they reside in Van Wert


 Coach Cole Harting

Cole Harting

Receivers Coach
Coach Harting has been coaching football for six  years, and this is his fourth season with the Cougars coaching the receivers.  He is a graduate of Van Wert High School and the Ohio State University where he obtained his degree in Mathematics.  Coach Harting and his wife, Katie, reside in Van Wert.