8th Grade
football

 
 Left to Right: Row 1: Carson Smith, Aiden Pratt, Garett Gunter, AJ Proffitt, Damon McCracken, Hunter Lowe Row 2: Jacob Geething, Tyler Lintermoot, Nate Phillips, Logan Dotson, Rylan Burnett, Maddix Crutchfield, Mekhi Jerome Row 3: Dierks Knoch, Ian Place, Jacob Roxo, Aiden Fuerst, Jacob Fuerst, Anson Thomas, Cameron Moore Row 4: Jackson Jones, Luke Wessel, Travis Francis, Ashton Baer, Ashton Oberlin, Caleb Shobe, Devin Couch Row 5: Coach Kallas, Coach Heath, Coach Witten, Coach Baer

Left to Right:
Row 1: Carson Smith, Aiden Pratt, Garett Gunter, AJ Proffitt, Damon McCracken, Hunter Lowe
Row 2: Jacob Geething, Tyler Lintermoot, Nate Phillips, Logan Dotson, Rylan Burnett, Maddix Crutchfield, Mekhi Jerome
Row 3: Dierks Knoch, Ian Place, Jacob Roxo, Aiden Fuerst, Jacob Fuerst, Anson Thomas, Cameron Moore
Row 4: Jackson Jones, Luke Wessel, Travis Francis, Ashton Baer, Ashton Oberlin, Caleb Shobe, Devin Couch
Row 5: Coach Kallas, Coach Heath, Coach Witten, Coach Baer

 


2018 8th Grade Schedule

Date Time Opponent Location Result
August 21 4:30 p.m. Defiance AWAY Scrimmage
August 28 5:00 p.m. Wapakoneta AWAY L 8 - 16
September 4 5:00 p.m. St. Mary’s HOME L 8 - 36
September 11 5:00 p.m. Ottawa-Glandorf AWAY W 14 - 6
September 18 5:00 p.m. Lima Shawnee HOME
September 25 5:00 p.m. Kenton AWAY W 56 - 0
October 2 5:00 p.m. Elida HOME
October 9 5:00 p.m. Lima Bath AWAY W 32 - 26
October 16 7:00 p.m. Celina AWAY
 


8th Grade Roster

Number Name
#2 AJ Proffitt
#4 Rylan Burnett
#6 Nate Phillips
#7 Carson Smith
#8 Damon McCracken
#9 Aidan Pratt
#10 Garett Gunter
#14 Ian Place
#20 Maddix Crutchfield
#21 Ashton Baer
#22 Cameron Moore
#28 Ashton Oberlin
#34 Jacob Fuerst
#40 Luke Wessell
#47 Mekhi Jerome
#50 Travis Francis
#51 Caleb Shobe
#52 Jackson Jones
#56 Logan Dotson
#58 Hunter Lowe
#64 Jacob Geething
#72 Devin Couch
#73 Anson Thomas
#74 Noah Roxo
#75 Aden Fuerst
#77 Dierks Knoch
#82 Tylar Lintermoot

7th Grade
Football

 
 Left to Right: Row 1: Abram Collins, Connor McGuire, Brylen Parker, Keldyn Bill, Gage Stemen, Greyson Pollock Row 2: Caleb Bledsoe, James Smith, Tyler Spees, Kristian Akerman, Fletcher Smith, Devon Story Row 3: Conner Campbell, Morgein Bigham, Xavier Leal, Colin Haggerty, Reese Krugh, Parker Berryman Row 4: Coach Kallas, Coach Heath, Coach Witten, Coach Baer  Not Pictured, Austin Churchwell, Joaquin Erstrada, Donavon Martinez, Jaden Murhpy

Left to Right:
Row 1: Abram Collins, Connor McGuire, Brylen Parker, Keldyn Bill, Gage Stemen, Greyson Pollock
Row 2: Caleb Bledsoe, James Smith, Tyler Spees, Kristian Akerman, Fletcher Smith, Devon Story
Row 3: Conner Campbell, Morgein Bigham, Xavier Leal, Colin Haggerty, Reese Krugh, Parker Berryman
Row 4: Coach Kallas, Coach Heath, Coach Witten, Coach Baer
Not Pictured, Austin Churchwell, Joaquin Erstrada, Donavon Martinez, Jaden Murhpy

 


2018 7th Grade Schedule

Date Time Opponent Location Result
August 21 4:30 p.m. Defiance AWAY Scrimmage
August 30 5:00 p.m. Wapakoneta HOME
September 6 5:00 p.m. St. Mary’s AWAY L 42 - 52
September 13 5:00 p.m. Ottawa-Glandorf HOME
September 20 5:00 p.m. Lima Shawnee AWAY
September 27 5:00 p.m. Kenton HOME W 22 - 20
October 4 5:00 p.m. Elida AWAY
October 11 5:00 p.m. Lima Bath HOME
October 18 7:00 p.m. Celina HOME
 


7th Grade Roster

Number Name
#4 Colin Haggerty
#7 Brylen Parker
#8 Keldyn Bill
#9 Gage Stemen
#10 Xavier Leal
#14 Tyler Spees
#20 Greyson Pollock
#21 Reese Krugh
#22 Conner Campbell
#34 Donovan Martinez
#47 Austin Churchwell
#52 Joaquin Estrada
#58 Kristian Akerman
#61 Abram Collins
#64 Jaylen Murphy
#65 Devon Story
#70 Caleb Bledsoe
#72 Connor McGuire
#74 Fletcher Smith
#75 Morgan Bigham
#77 Parker Berryman
#82 James Smith
 Coach Charlie Witten

Charlie Witten

8th Grade Coach
Coach Witten has coached Middle School Football for 23 years.  Coach Witten is a Van Wert High School graduate.  He has earned his Bachelors in Mathematics from Bluffton College, and his Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from Bowling Green State University.  Coach Witten is a mathematics teacher at Van Wert High School.  He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children, Selena, attending Rhodes State, Emma, (junior) and Turner (freshman).  Coach Witten is also the Varsity Baseball Coach for the Cougars.


 Coach Jeff Kallas

Jeff KAllas

8th Grade Coach
Coach Kallas has been coaching football for 13 years and this year he returns as a Middle School Coach.  He is a graduate of Archbishop Hoban High School in Akron, Ohio.  Coach Kallas received his Bachelor of Education in Secondary Special Education from Defiance College and his Masters in Educational Technology from the University of Findlay.  He teaches AP Government and Government at Van Wert High School.  Coach Kallas is married to Suzie and he has a son, Jeffrey.


 Coach Seth Baer

Seth Baer

7th Grade Coach
Coach Baer has been in involved in coaching football for 16 years and this is his 9th year as a Middle School Football Coach. Seth is a graduate of Van Wert High School and is employed at Eaton. He has three boys, Dillon, Kaden and Ashton.


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Chris Heath

7th Grade Coach
Coach Heath begins his first season coaching Middle School Football. He is a 2008 graduate of Van Wert High School and works at Ridge View Behavioral Health. Coach Heath and his wife, Jessica, have two sons, Carter (9) and Gavin (3).