Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Basketball vs.
Van Wert Cougars (WBL)

Overall Record 50-30 (0.625)     Home: 11-6  Away: 7-12  Neutral Site: 1-2  Tournament: 2-1
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 4,649 (Avg. 58.1) Van Wert 4,371 (Avg. 54.6)
DSJ Longest Winning Streak: 12 (1965-1975) Cougars Longest Winning Streak: 5 (2010-2014)
Current Streak: DSJ Won 3

  Season Result Notes
A 2016-17 W 51-43 OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 11 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Mark Bagley
H 2015-16 W 53-44 OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 17 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Mark Bagley
A 2014-15 W 50-47 OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 16 Division III
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Mark Bagley
H 2013-14 L 48-53 OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 13 Division III
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Mark Bagley
(moved from 12/14)
A 2012-13 L 50-56 OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 12 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
A 2011-12 L 45-54 OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 15 Losses: 7 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
H 2010-11 L 50-61 TOpponent Info:
Wins: 19 Losses: 5 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
Tournament: Division II Regional Semi-Finalist
A 2009-10 L 34-47 OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 17 Losses: 5 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
H 2008-09 W 55-43 OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 14 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
A 2007-08 L 50-56 TOpponent Info:
Wins: 15 Losses: 8 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
Tournament: Division II District Semi-Finalist
H 2006-07 L 37-56 TOpponent Info:
Wins: 21 Losses: 3 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League Champs
Coach: Dave Froelich
Tournament: Division II Regional Semi-Finalist
TV-44
A 2005-06 L 45-50 OIOpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 10 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
Schottenstein Center 2004-05 L 41-54 TOpponent Info:
Wins: 16 Losses: 7 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
Tournament: Division II District Finalist
A 2003-04 L 61-64 TOpponent Info:
Wins: 18 Losses: 5 Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
Tournament: Division II District Semi-Finalist
H 2002-03 W 55-35 OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
A 2001-02 L 40-56 OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
H 2000-01 W 51-50 OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League Co-Champ
Coach: Dave Froelich
A 1999-00 L 47-59 OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
H 1998-99 W 47-42 OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
A 1997-98 L 48-65 OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
H 1996-97 W 63-51 OIOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
A 1995-96 W 53-46 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Dave Froelich
H 1994-95 L 54-61 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League Champs
Coach: Dave Froelich
A 1993-94 L 54-59 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
H 1992-93 W 56-55 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
StatsMark Spieles 14 pts, Brian Miller and Ken Keirns 12 pts
A 1991-92 L 59-75 TOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League Champs
Coach: Keith Noftz
Tournament: Division II State Semi-Finalist
StatsScott Elwer 29 pts, Jeff Wieging 16 pts
VW: Quincy Cloud 26 pts, Univ of Toledo-bound Joe Gardner 24 pts
H 1990-91 L 67-76 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Keith Noftz
StatsScott Elwer 19 pts, Jeff Sever 17 pts, Kurt Gunder 10 pts
VW: Quincy Cloud 34 pts, Joe Gardner 25 pts
A 1989-90 W 87-72 TOpponent Info:
Division II
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Keith Noftz
Tournament: Division II State Semi-Finalist
StatsSteve Jettinghoff 34 pts, Dan Swick 18 pts (4 3's), Jeff Sever 10 pts
VW: Quincy Cloud and Joe Gardner 21 pts
H 1988-89 L 67-82 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Keith Noftz
StatsSteve Jettinghoff 29 pts, Curt Mager 14 pts
VW: Shad Foster and Neate 21 pts
A 1987-88 W 59-52 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach: Keith Noftz
StatsMike Williams 21 pts, Curt Mager and Duane Grothause 10 pts
H 1986-87 W 63-58 TOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League Tri-Champ
Coach: Keith Noftz
Tournament: Class AA State Semi-Finalist
StatsMike Williams 20 pts, Craig Allemeier 16 pts
VW: Aaron Mechling 20 pts
A 1985-86 L 55-68 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
StatsMark Wurst 24 pts, Brian Heitz 11 pts
VW: Pat Jackson 22 pts
H 1984-85 W 59-47 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
StatsTim Geise and Tony Odenweller 16 pts, Jerry Wilhelm 10 pts
A 1983-84 W 64-56 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
StatsLarry Geise 16 pts, Tim Reindel and Tony Odenweller 11 pts, Kevin Geise 10 pts
VW: France 22 pts
  1982-83 W 92-67 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1981-82 W 64-46 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Elida 1980-81+ W 70-64 OIOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
(Sectional Final)
  1980-81 W 74-59 OIOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
  1979-80 W 64-56 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1978-79 W 87-62 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1977-78 W 67-47 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1976-77 W 60-46 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1975-76 W 83-64 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Lima Senior 1974-75+ L 66-67 OIOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
(Sectional Final)
  1974-75 W 78-74 OIOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
  1973-74 W 62-60 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1972-73 W 90-59 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1971-72 W 83-71 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1970-71 W 79-69 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Coach Arnzen's 300th victory
  1969-70+ W 112-85 OIOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
(Sectional)
  1969-70 W 108-74 OIOpponent Info:
Class AA
League: Western Buckeye League
  1968-69 W 89-78 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1967-68 W 95-73 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1966-67 W 70-56 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1965-66 W 63-54 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1964-65 W 76-55 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1963-64 L 77-86 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1962-63 W 90-69 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1961-62 W 63-57 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1960-61 L 59-64 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1959-60 L 36-55 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League Quad-Champ
  1958-59 W 59-57 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1957-58 W 60-48 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1956-57 L 59-61 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1955-56 W 59-47 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1954-55 W 67-60 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1953-54 W 65-64 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1949-50 W 63-36 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
H 1948-49 W 54-35 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Dave Schmelzer 20 points
H 1947-48 W 62-28 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
Dave Schmelzer 24 pts.
A 1946-47 W 53-36 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1944-45 L 25-60 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1943-44 W 24-23 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1942-43 L 23-35 OIOpponent Info:
League: Western Buckeye League
  1937-38 L 13-19
  1930-31 W 25-16
  1920-21 L 10-23
  1920-21 L 12-27
  1919-20 L 14-59
  1919-20 W 27-27 DSJ wins by forfeit. VW refuses to play out over time

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Van Wert Records (only seasons we have Won/Lost records on file)

2017 13-11 - Division II
2016 7-17 - Division II
2015 7-16 - Division III
2014 11-13 - Division III
2013 11-12 - Division II
2012 15-7 - Division II
2011 19-5 - Division II Regional Semi-Finalist
2010 17-5 - Division II
2009 7-14 - Division II
2008 15-8 - Division II District Semi-Finalist
2007 21-3 - Division II Regional Semi-Finalist Western Buckeye League Champs
2006 11-10 - Division II
2005 16-7 - Division II District Finalist
2004 18-5 - Division II District Semi-Finalist

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