Saturday, December 7, 2013
Irish Defeat Trotwood-Madison to Win Their Second Division III Championship in a Row
For the second consecutive year, the Fighting Irish of St. Vincent-St. Mary have earned the right to call themselves the state champions of Division III. In the next week or so, information, photos, stats, etc. will be added to the website to commemorate the 2013 season. In the mean time, lets celebrate one of the greatest seasons in school history!
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Saturday, November 30, 2013
STVM Advances to Second Straight State Championship After Defeating Marion-Franklin 17-9
The Irish defense showed up big again, holding the Red Devils of Marion-Franklin to under 100 yards rushing. The Irish totaled over 350 yards of offense against a stout defense. To read a full recap of the game, Click Here.
For the second year in a row, the Fighting Irish will play for the Division III championship game. This year they will face the Trotwood-Madison Rams on Thursday, December 5 at 7:00 PM at Massillon Paul Brown Tiger Stadium. To read a full preview of the game, Click Here.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Irish Win Second Consecutive Regional Championship; Move on to play Marion Franklin in State Semi-Final Game
After a quick three-and-out by the Irish defense, STVM scored on their second offensive play to take a quick 7-0 lead. At the end of the first quarter, Hubbard was trailing 10-0 when they scored on a reverse throwback to bring the score to 10-7. The Irish answered to move the game to 17-7 and in the third quarter STVM scored 16 unanswered points to keep the game out of reach of the Eagles. To read a full recap of the game, Click Here.
STVM will advance to the Division III state semi-final game for the second year in a row. They will play the Marion Franklin Red Devils for the first time in school history. Coming into this game, Marion-Franklin is 12-1 with their lone loss coming from Bishop Hartley in week three. To read a full preview of the game, Click Here.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
STVM Defeats Poland Seminary 35-7; Will Play Hubbard in Region 7 Championship
St. Vincent-St. Mary jumped out to a quick 7-0 lead early in the game and led 14-0 at halftime. A Poland kickoff return for a touchdown after halftime brought the game to 14-7. The Irish eventually answered back with a score to make the game 21-7 and never looked back from there. To read a full recap of the game, Click Here.
In week thirteen, the Irish will face the Hubbard Eagles for the Division III, Region 7 championship. This will be the third time STVM faces Hubbard in four years. The previous two meetings were in the playoffs in 2010 and 2012. STVM won 27-19 in 2010 and 54-14 in 2012. To read a full preview of the game, Click Here.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
Irish Dominate Bombers in Week 11; Will play Poland in Regional Semi-Finals
STVM's defense was once again at the top of their game. They forced 5 turnovers, two were returned for touchdowns. The Irish offense took advantage of the strong defensive play by turning take-a-ways into points. By halftime, the Irish were up 42-0. To read a full recap of the game, Click Here.
STVM will play the Poland Bulldogs in the second round of playoff action. The game will be played at Ravenna Stadium in Ravenna, Ohio. The last time these two teams met was in a 2009 first round playoff matchup. Poland dominated the Irish in all three phases of the game and went on to win 38-14. They eventally lost to Cardinal Mooney in the Division III, Region 9 championship game. To read a full preview of the game, Click Here.