Hague battles hard in loss to Hanley

The Hague Panthers put up a valiant effort despite losing 80-55 to the defending provincial 1A 6-man champions, the host Hanley Sabers on Thursday, October 19.

Hague Panthers quarterback Connor Thiessen eludes a Hanley Sabers defender in a game in Hanley on Thursday, October 19

The Sabers were led by veteran quarterback Conor Prosofsky, who ran for three touchdowns.
Prosofsky also threw three touchdown passes to Ryan Bellina, and also connected through the air with Justin Kloetz, Samuel Gogol and Wyatt Olyniuk. Ryan Orsen scored on an eight-yard touchdown run. The Sabers capped the scoring with an interception return to end the game.
Despite the loss, Hague coach Clay Kirby was very proud of his team’s effort. Continue reading “Hague battles hard in loss to Hanley”

Hague Panthers edged by Viscount Vikings in final home game

The Hague Panthers came within a whisker of upsetting the visiting Viscount Vikings in their final home game of the season on Thursday, October 5.

Hague Panthers running back Teagan Zacharias fends off a second tackler after dodging the first in a game against the Viscount Vikings in Hague on Thursday, October 5

But their short bench caught up with them in the final quarter. You can only play both sides of the ball for so long before you simply run out of gas.
The Panthers dropped a 40-28 decision to the Vikings in a see-saw battle that saw big plays by both teams.
“We were a touchdown away from winning this one today,” said Panthers coach Clay Kirby. “We had a couple of really good chances that were inches away.” Continue reading “Hague Panthers edged by Viscount Vikings in final home game”

Panthers give full effort in loss to Wildcats

Koltin Zaichkowski of the Hague Panthers catches this long pass and then runs into the end zone for a touchdown

The Hague Panthers football team led early on in a matchup against the Carrot River Wildcats, however they dropped a 78-56 decision at home on September 28.
Hague didn’t waste any time getting in the end zone, scoring on its first drive of the game. That touchdown came on a third down gamble near the goal line to give the home team the early lead.
The Wildcats responded on their next offensive possession, but they didn’t make the covert and trailed 8-6. Continue reading “Panthers give full effort in loss to Wildcats”