Miller, Orloff and Smith Sign with Colleges

 

Today, three Elder seniors–Brad Miller, Kyle Orloff and Shane Smith–signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers in the collegiate ranks.

Miller a senior guard on the Elder basketball team signed with Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN.  Miller is the Panthers’ leading returning scorer for the upcoming season having averaged 15.8 points per game during his junior year.  He is the son of Lisa and John Miller.

Orloff, a shortstop for the Panthers, signed with the University of Indianapolis.  Last season, Orloff lead the Panthers with a .430 batting average and a .489 on base percentage.  He also had 7 doubles, 1 triple and 1 home run.  In addition to his baseball prowess, Orloff led all GCL-South football players in tackles this season.  He is the son of Mary and Darren Orloff.

Smith, a pitcher, signed with Miami University.  Last season, he amassed a 7-1 record with 46 strikeouts in 50 innings and a 0.56 ERA.  At the plate, he had a .358 batting average.  Smith was named GCL-South co-player of the year last season.  He is the son of Kathleen and Lance Smith.

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Two Panthers Invited to US Army All-American Bowl Combine

The Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting that Elder juniors Tommy Kraemer and Peyton Ramsey have been invited to participate in the US Army All-American Bowl Combine.

The combine describes itself as “the first opportunity for the nation’s top underclassmen to demonstrate their physical talent and compete against one another before high school and college football’s top scouting organizations, including 247Sports and XOS Digital, as well as the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Committee.”  The combine will be held January 1-3, 2015 in San Antonio, TX.

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Peyton Ramsey Named GCL-S Football Co-Player of the Year

Elder QB Peyton Ramsey

Congratulations to Elder junior QB Peyton Ramsey for being named GCL-South Football Co-Player of the Year.  In his second year as a starter for Elder, Ramsey amassed 1899 yards passing and 814 yards rushing during the regular season.  He was also responsible for 12 passing touchdowns and 11 rushing touchdowns.

In addition to Ramsey being named player of the year, Elder Football was well represented on the league all-star teams:

First Team:  Louis Faillace (WR), Tommy Kraemer (OL), Peyton Ramsey (QB), Joe Schroer (DL)

Second Team:  Garren Messmore (RB), Kyle Orloff (LB), TJ Ruwan (DB), Cole Tepe (OL)

Faillace led the GCL-South in receiving yards (671), Orloff led the league in tackles (93) and Ruwan was tied for the league lead in interceptions (4).

 

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2014 Football Playoffs Week 1: Elder vs. Wayne

For the third consecutive season, the Elder Panthers football team has qualified for the Ohio Division 1 playoffs. The Panthers finished the 2014 regular season ranked 12th in the Division 1 Region 2 Harbin ratings and travel to Huber Heights, OH to face the 5th seeded Wayne Warriors on Saturday, November 8 at 7:00 PM at Wayne’s Heidkamp Stadium.
The Panthers and Warriors have faced one another five times overall with three of those games coming in the postseason.  The Panthers hold a 4-1 overall advantage in those meetings.

Tickets:

Tickets for Elder vs. Huber Heights Wayne will be on sale at Elder:

  • Tuesday, 11/04:  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 11/05: 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Thursday 11/06: 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Friday 11/07: 10:30 AM to 3:00 PM

Per OHSAA rules, all tickets for the game are $8 pre-sale and $9 at the gate.  As always, please purchase your tickets at Elder as the school keeps a portion of all pre-sale tickets and does not receive anything for tickets purchased at the game.

Directions:

Sure-Fire Directions to Huber Heights Wayne High School

Radio:

The Prep Sports Radio Network broadcast can be hard on the following AM and FM stations:

  • AM 740 WNOP, Delhi
  • FM 89.5 WNOP-FM, Versailles
  • FM 89.5 WHSS, Hamilton

Internet streams can also be found on:

Radio and Internet broadcast begins at 6:30 PM.

Streaming Video:

Per OHSAA rules, there will be no live video stream of this or any playoff football games.

Mobile Stream:

The game will also be streamed via Elder’s mobile apps for iOS and Android.

Notes:

Parking will be available at Wayne High School for $2.

Parking Map:

 

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Panthers in the Playoffs – Elder to Face Huber Heights Wayne

For the third consecutive season, the Elder Panthers football team has qualified for the Ohio Division 1 playoffs. The Panthers finished the 2014 regular season ranked 12th in the Division 1 Region 2 Harbin ratings and travel to Huber Heights, OH to face the 5th seeded Wayne Warriors on Saturday, November 8 at 7PM at Wayne’s Heidkamp Stadium.
The Panthers and Warriors have faced one another five times overall with three of those games coming in the postseason.  The Panthers hold a 4-1 overall advantage in those meetings.

Your first chance to purchase tickets for the game at Elder will be Tuesday, November 4th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Per OHSAA rules, all tickets for the game are $7 $8 pre-sale and $9 at the gate.  As always, please purchase your tickets at Elder as the school keeps a portion of all pre-sale tickets and does not receive anything for tickets purchased at the game.  UPDATE (11/04/2014): The OHSAA has raised pre-sale ticket prices to $8.

Due to OHSAA playoff regulations, there will be no live video streams of any playoff games.

Sure-Fire Directions to Huber Heights Wayne

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Elder vs. LaSalle Game Audio

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Elder vs. Highlands Game Audio

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Vote for Elder and Peyton Ramsey for Team of the Week and Player of the Week, Respectively

Peyton Ramsey scores on of his touchdowns vs. Highlands

The football Panthers have been nominated for TriStateFootball.com’s Team of the Week for their 49-35 win over Highlands on Friday.  Vote here.

QB Peyton Ramsey was also nominated for TriStateFootball.com’s Player of the Week for his performance against Highlands.  Vote here.

UPDATE (10/30): Peyton Ramsey is also up for the Ohio National Guard Player of the Week Award.  Vote here.

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Elder vs. Winton Woods Game Audio

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2014 Football Week 8: Elder vs. Winton Woods

Tickets:

Tickets for Elder vs. Winton Woods will be on sale at Elder:

  • Tuesday, 10/14:  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Cafeteria
  • Wednesday, 10/15: 10:30 AM to 3:45 PM in the Main Office
  • Thursday, 10/16:  10:45 AM to 12:45 PM in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office
  • Friday, 10/10: 10:45 to 3:00 PM in the Fieldhouse Ticket Office

Tickets for the game are $8 for adults, $5 for students, and $4 for children

Radio:

The Prep Sports Radio Network broadcast can be hard on the following AM and FM stations:

  • AM 740 WNOP, Delhi
  • FM 89.5 WNOP-FM, Versailles
  • FM 89.5 WHSS, Hamilton

Internet streams can also be found on:

Radio and Internet broadcast begins at 6:30 PM.

Streaming Video:

EHSports.com Media Center

Mobile Stream:

The game will also be streamed via Elder’s mobile apps for iOS and Android.

Notes:

  • This game (and all Elder home games) start at 7:00 PM.
  • Elder’s parking lot will open at 5:00 PM.
  • Stadium gates open at 6:00 PM.
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