The Elder Basketball team is hosting another fundraiser for their upcoming trip to Florida. The event will take place on Sunday, December 21 from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM at F&N Goode Chick’n Tenders on Crookshank Road. 20% of all proceeds that day from both dine-in and carry out orders will go to support Elder Basketball’s trip to Florida.
Please bring the attached flyer with your order.
Brad Miller '15
Congratulations to senior G Brad Miller on being named the LaRosa’s MVP of the Week! Miller is a three-year starter on the varsity basketball team and was the Panthers’ leading scorer last year averaging 15.8 points per game.
See more information on LaRosasMVP.com.
Elder will honor the 1960-61 Basketball team during their season opening game on December 9th. The 1961 squad was the first Elder basketball team to go undefeated during the regular season and the first Elder basketball team to be rated No. 1 in the state of Ohio.
Four members of the 1961 team, Tom Apke, Tom Biedenharn, Fritz Meyer and Steve Tensi, are still members of the top 50 all-time career scorers in Elder history. The team’s head coach, Ray Dieringer was named the Ohio high school basketball coach of the year. Dieringer will serve as honorary Captain of the Elder team for this season’s opening game. The season opener against Western Hills High School begins at 7:30 PM on December 9th at Elder. The players and coaches will be introduced at halftime.
The Elder Basketball program will be hosting a fundraiser this Saturday, December 13 at Champions Grille (3670 Werk Rd). 10% of the day’s sales will benefit Elder Basketball.
Click here to print a flyer to share.
The Basketball season opens up on Tuesday December 9th at Elder vs. Western Hills. Game times 4:30, 6, & 7:30.
It was a record breaking night for Elder Bowling as the Varsity A team hosted Moeller at Western Bowl.
The team set a new single game record with 1210 points breaking the old record of 1160. The Panthers also established a new two game record with 2270 eclipsing the old record of 2240. This led to setting a new overall match record of 3104 surpassing the old mark of 3022.
Individual scores for the Panthers were:
- Drew Robb – 504
- Tony Robb – 463
- Sam Bailey – 455
- David Eubanks – 435
- Ethan Winkler – 413
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.
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.
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).
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 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.
Sure-Fire Directions to Huber Heights Wayne High School
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.
Per OHSAA rules, there will be no live video stream of this or any playoff football games.
The game will also be streamed via Elder’s mobile apps for iOS and Android.
Parking will be available at Wayne High School for $2.