Boys basketball season preview: New Bremen Cardinals



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Coach: Adam Dougherty

Years, career record: 6 at New Bremen, 10 overall, 147-102

Division: IV

Last year: 4-19, 3-6 MAC (seventh)

Returning letterwinners (* returning starter): Eric Bowers* (Sr., 5-10, guard); Caleb Alig (Jr., 5-11, guard); Avery Powers* (Jr., 5-11, guard); Brandon Heitkamp* (So., 6-2, forward), Max Messick (Sr., 6-1, forward/center)

Promising newcomers: Nolan Bornhorst (Fr., 6-0, guard/forward); Levi Clem (Jr., 5-9, guard); Luke Vonderharr (Jr., 6-2, guard/forward); Garrett Doherty (Sr., 5-10, guard/forward)

Team outlook: The Cardinals will be without Tate Myers and his 10.4 points and 7.4 rebounds per game, as he’s injured and out for the season. They’ll turn to Avery Powers and Nolan Bornhorst. “Our expectations will continue to be high, to improve throughout the season and play our best in March,” coach Adam Dougherty said. “We are a talented but inexperienced group that has a lot of room to grow and improve.”


Dec. 2 Kalida 7:00 PM

Dec. 3 Troy Christian 7:00 PM

Dec. 10 St. Marys 7:00 PM

Dec. 16 at Versailles 7:30 PM

Dec. 17 Fort Loramie 7:30 PM

Dec. 20 at Anna 8:00 PM

Dec. 30 at Indian Lake 7:30 PM

Jan. 6 at Marion Local 6:00 PM

Jan. 7 Celina 7:00 PM

Jan. 13 Fort Recovery 7:30 PM

Jan. 14 at Covington 7:30 PM

Jan. 20 at Minster 7:30 PM

Jan. 21 Wapakoneta 7:00 PM

Jan. 27 New Knoxville 7:30 PM

Jan. 28 Jackson Center 7:00 PM

Feb. 3 at Coldwater 7:30 PM

Feb. 4 Botkins 7:00 PM

Feb. 10 at Parkway 7:30 PM

Feb. 11 at Fort Jennings 7:30 PM

Feb. 17 Delphos St. John’s 7:30 PM

Feb. 18 at Spencerville 7:30 PM

Feb. 24 St. Henry 7:30 PM



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