Shelbyville Daily Union

Sports

September 29, 2013

Ram JFL Shuts Up Maroa

SHELBYVILLE — Maroa had been talking trash the last few weeks leading up to the JFL heavyweight match-up between the Trojans and the Shelbyville Rams. On Saturday night, the Rams did their talking on the field, winning 52-19.

Undefeated and conference leading Shelbyville scored 18 unanswered points in the 1st quarter, while the Rams defense forced two 3 and outs and gave up only one 1st down on three Maroa possessions.

Shelbyville upped their lead to 44-6  before the half and Maroa wasn't talking trash anymore. All you could hear from the other side were crickets. Shelby shut up the Trojans, except for the whining.

A Maroa coach complained about being the recipients of the mercy rule, the running clock after a 30-point lead. He continued to whine and was thrown out of the game and had to leave the field.

Shelbyville had planned to leave the starters in through the 3rd quarter. The Rams got one possession in the 3rd and had to punt. With the running clock, the 4th quarter came quick. After the Ram defense stopped Maroa on the first possession of the 4th, the 2nd string Ram offense took the field.

Shelby went 3 and out and Maroa scored on a 3rd and 9 on a screen pass that was cut back, 44-13.

The Rams got one more possession as time was ticking away. Mason Cameron returned the kickoff 25 yards. Then Tyler Gottfriedt got the ball.

His first run was arguably the most inspiring run in Shelbyville football over the last 9 years. He went 40 yards, fighting off a host of tacklers along the sideline for the last 15 yards, while fighting to stay in bounds and still picking up yardage no matter how many tacklers grabbed him.

Gottfriedt got the ball again and ran for 10 yards. He got the ball again and ran inside the 5. Clayton Peterson ran the ball over the goal line on the next play with 1:07 left in the game. Brett Spears kick the extra points and Shelby was up, 52-13.

Text Only
Sports
  • Shelby Area Sports Schedule Saturday, August 9 Moulton softball hosts Meridian, 10 a.m. (7th-11:30 a.m.) Okaw Valley MS softball at Argenta, 10 a.m. Monday, August 11 Moulton softball hosts Maroa, 4 p.m. (7th-5:15 p.m.) Okaw Valley MS softball at Teutopolis, 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug

    August 1, 2014

  • rams to the line Rams' 7 on 7 Heaven The Shelbyville Ram varsity football team has been preparing all summer for a different kind of season and 7 on 7s have been part of the preparation. The Rams have gone 7-1 in varsity competition and 2-1 in freshman competition. At the Central A&M 7-

    August 1, 2014 3 Photos

  • kull dolphins Dolphins Finish Summer Swims The Sullivan Dolphins, including Shelbyville swimmers, finished up the summer with a representative at State and competed at the Region Meet, as well as the Firecracker Classic. Gabrielle Spain (Shelbyville) attended State Age Group Championships (Su

    August 1, 2014 3 Photos

  • koons shc Huntington, Koons World Pitchers George Huntington of Effingham and Bill Koons from Pana are current and former pitchers at the Shelbyville Horseshoe Club. They both went to the World Horseshoe Pitching Tournament held in Buffalo, New York, July 14-26, and placed in their respective

    August 1, 2014 2 Photos

  • Shelby Ram Football Schedule Saturday, August 2 Workout, 9-10:15 a.m. Monday, August 11 Fall Practice Begins: 8-11 a.m. (Helmets); 5:30-6:30 p.m. Walk-Through Tuesday, August 12 Practice 8-11 a.m. (Helmets); 5:30-7 p.m. Ram Card Blitz Wednesday, August 13 Practice 8-11 a.m. (Pro

    August 1, 2014

  • SHS Sports Practices Begin Shelbyville High School athletics begin on the following days: Monday 8/11/14 *Football – 8-11 am @ the HS practice football field, 5:30-6:30 PM walk-thru Wednesday 8/13/14 *Volleyball - 8:00 – 11:00 am & 6:00 – 8:00 pm in the HS Gymnasium

    August 1, 2014

  • Moulton Baseball Practice Starts Moulton Baseball will begin practice from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, August 4 at the Forest Park ball junior high diamond. There will be a parent’s meeting at 8:30 p.m. Up-to-date physicals are needed.

    August 1, 2014

  • Moulton Cross Country Starting First official practice for Moulton cross country will start on Wednesday August 6, 2014 from 6:30-7:45 a.m. All practices will start and end from the Shelbyville track. Students will need an up to date physical on file to practice. If there are an

    August 1, 2014

  • ruff pitching Another Ruff Night At SHC Perennial weekly champ at Shelbyville Horseshoe Club Lloyd Ruff was knocked off his throne the previous week, but he was King of the Courts once again on Thursday, July 24. Ruff was alone at the top, going a near perfect 6-1. Ruff's only loss was in

    August 1, 2014 4 Photos

  • UFC Slobberknocker On Tap

    MMA fans are in for a real slobberknocker as welterweights Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown face off in the main event of UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Brown

    July 28, 2014