Outlook: All the Arrows have to build on are program record setters, a CBC player of the year (RB Christian Evans) and five consecutive playoff appearances. Expect that success to continue as Tecumseh gears up for a deep postseason run.
High School: Tecumseh Arrows
Division this season: II
Division last season: II
League/conference and division: CBC Kenton Trail Division.
Home stadium/field: Spitzer Stadium.
Head coach: Kent Massie, starting ninth season as head coach, eight-season record 59-30; five consecutive playoff appearances, six out of the last seven seasons. And three CBC Kenton Trail Division Titles. Highest winning percentage and more playoff appearances than any coach in Tecumseh history.
Assistant coaches: Tuffy Thompson, Chris Cory, Chad Hale, Zach Hyden, Dan Dellapina, Brian Stevens, Doug Wigton, Kolby Watson.
2012 record: 8-3 overall; 5-0 CBC.
2012 highlight(s)/notable achievement(s): CBC Champions and OHSAA State Playoffs. Jake Nicewaner and Christian Evans return as All-Conference Players, Christian Evans was the Offensive Player of the Year in the CBC Kenton Trail Division (1,352 yards rushing). Jeffery Helt returns as our Kicker (5’10’’ – 202lbs.) and is only 2 PAT’s away from breaking our school record. He has been our varsity kicker since his freshman year. Jake Eier, school record 99 yard KO return for a TD in the playoffs.
Christian Evans, 5-11, 185, sr., FB/OLB
Jake Nicewaner, 5-11, 195, sr., G/DE
Jake Eier, 5-8, 140, sr., RB/DB
Camren Moore, 6-2, 215, jr., LB/TE
Justin Pennington, 5-9, 195, sr., G/LB
Kyle VanDyne, 6-4, 263, sr., OT/DT
Kyle Ott, 6-2, 272, sr., OT/DT
Tyler Rowe, 5-11, 180, sr., RB/OLB
Conner Henry, 6-0, 165, jr., RB/DB
Dakota Pritt, 6-3, 160, jr., QB/DB
Malik Quisenberry, 5-11, 155 , so., QB/DB
Tyler Pruit, 5-10, 170, jr., RB/OLB
Kyle Terrel, 6-0, 145, jr., SE/DB
Coach’s comments: We have a bunch of tough kids that are working hard. We have depth at the skill position and will need most of our line to go both ways. We have experience returning in our kicking game and will need to capitalize on it. We lost starters to graduation and will need to transition inexperienced kids to step up. We have an experienced group of assistant coaches that does a tremendous job in preparing the kids. The team’s attitude is positive and the seniors’ leadership key as we are finding our identity as a team.
8/13 @ PIQUA (Scrimmage), 10 AM
8/30 @ FAIRBORN, 7:30 PM
9/6 @ BUTLER, 7:30 PM
9/13 NORTHWEST, 7:30 PM
9/20 @ URBANA, 7:30 PM
9/27 GRAHAM, 7:30 PM
10/4 @ STEBBINS, 7:30 PM
10/11 SPG. SHAWNEE, 7:30 PM
10/18 TIPPECANOE, 7:30 PM
10/25 @ BELLEFONTAINE, 7:30 PM
11/1 KENTON RIDGE, 7:30 PM