Put-in-Bay School Basketball Initiates New Season

Put in Bay School Basketball

Photo by Shuffenecker

Friday morning at 6am the Put-in-Bay Panthers started the 2019-20 basketball campaign.

Put in Bay School Basketball

Photo by Shuffenecker

The panthers start the season off every year with Morning Madness–a tradition initiated almost 30 years ago.  The Panthers are excited to start the year and work hard to get ready for the basketball season. The girls look for continued success coming off an undefeated season, and the boys look to bounce back after an injury-riddled season.

The Panthers’ main goal this year is to win the Great Lakes Island Tournament held on Mackinac Island.  The tournament takes place in December; more details to come.  Go Panthers–Get Your Grrrowl On!


Panther Volleyball Ends Season 9-5

Put in Bay SchoolPut in Bay VolleyballPut in Bay VolleyballPut-in-Bay Panthers suffered a tough four-set loss last night at Clyde. The scores were: 25-17, 20-25, 17-25, 13-25.  The ladies started strong, but they faded as the Fliers made corrections after the first game.

The loss does not diminish the Put in Bay Volleyballsuccessful season nine wins and five losses. This tied a program record for number of wins. Individual season records also highlight the team’s effort.  Elena Schroeder set a school record for kills in a season at 101.  Nora Ladd’s 86 aces this season changed the record books.

Coach Schuffenecker said, “This team played its best volleyball at the end of the season and that describes a great team. They worked hard to improve during every practice, and the results showed on the court. It was a pleasure to coach this team!”

The Put-in-Bay School Volleyball Team and community have much about which to be proud!


Put-in-Bay Panthers Defeat Waite Indians!

Put in Bay SchoolPut-in-Bay School volleyball team rally on Senior Day and defeat Waite Indians in four sets:  Put in Bay School Athletics25-22, 21-25, 25-22, 25-3.

The Panthers celebrated Hannah’s fourth year of playing.  Hannah is this year’s team captain and four-year-letter winner.  Great contributions came from the junior class players, too!  Nora Ladd paced the team with ten aces, as the players fought a hot and humid gym due to unseasonal weather and the back and forth between a varsity opponent.  The last point was made with a block and attack by Lucy Schneider!

Panther Volleyball ties the 2010 season record of nine team wins.  The girls look to best that record with a tenth win against the Clyde Fliers during their last, on-the-road game.  Go Panthers!  Get your Grrrowl on!


Put-in-Bay Panthers Avenge Loss to Lions

Put in Bay School Volleyball Put-in-Bay School Panther Volleyball lost earlier in the year in five sets to Bowling Green Christian Lions.  Today’s competition was the first time defeating the Lions.  Great team volleyball was displayed as the team methodically defeated the lions 25-18, 25-23, 25-20.  The Panthers now own an 8-4 record.  Put in Bay School With only three games remaining, a winning season is guaranteed.  However, the Panthers are not satisfied as they look to tie a program record of nine season wins set back in 2011.  Monday, 4pm, is the last time to see the Panthers in home action against the Waite Indians.  The team will celebrate senior Hannah Lentz before the game.  Go Panthers!  “Get Your Grrrowl On!”