Delphos St. John's Blue Jay Football
Playoff History

Overall Record 54-12 (0.818)
Total Points: Delphos St. John's 2,282 (Avg. 34.6) Opponents 952 (Avg. 14.4)

Season Location Opponent Result Notes
1991 St. Marys Minster POpponent Info:
Division V
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Ken Newland
Playoffs: Division V Regional Finalist (1-1)

L 12-28 (Regional Semi-Final) 1st Playoff Appearance in school history. State Record: Paul Mesker 99 yard TD reception from Scott Elwer
1994 Lima Shawnee Ada POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Northwest Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (0-1)

W 46-7 (Regional Semi-Final) NWC Champs
1994 Lima Senior Leipsic POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (1-1)

W 31-14 (Regional Final) attendance 4,207
1994 St. Marys St. Henry POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Boeckman
Playoffs: Division VI State Champs (4-0)

L 6-21 (State Semi-Final) attendance 4,798
1997 Lima Shawnee Ayersville POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Green Meadows Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (0-1)

W 56-14 (Regional Semi-Final) Chad Schulte 5 TDs, 227 yards rushing
1997 Lima Bath Fremont St. Joseph POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midland Athletic League
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (1-1)

W 19-7 (Regional Final)
1997 Lima Senior Hardin Northern POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Playoffs: Division VI State Semi-Finalist (2-1)

W 13-12 (State Semi-Final)
1997 Massillon Norwalk St. Paul POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Firelands Conference
Coach: John Livengood
Playoffs: Division VI State Runner-Up (3-1)

W 42-28 (State Championship) DSJ State Champs! NSP state ranked #2. QB Aaron Elwer 8-13 289 yards 3 TD. TE Greg Grothous 4-149 3 TD. RB Chad Schulte 22-177 3 TD. Attendence 8,012
1998 Lima Senior Hardin Northern POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (0-1)

W 61-15 (Regional Semi-Final)
1998 Piqua St. Henry POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Boeckman
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (1-1)

W 17-13 (Regional Final) Zach Weber game winning TD at 1:38 remaining in the game
1998 Findlay Tiffin Calvert POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Midland Athletic League
Coach: Toby Hammond
Playoffs: Division VI State Semi-Finalist (2-1)

W 41-0 (State Semi-Final) DSJ 506 yards total offense. Attendence 5,909
1998 Canton Lancaster Fisher Catholic POpponent Info:
Division VI
League: Mid-State League
Playoffs: Division VI State Runner-Up (3-1)

W 26-16 (State Championship) DSJ State Champs! Chad Schulte 305 yards rushing (state championship game record, all divisions) 2 TD, Div. VI team record 395 yards rushing, attendence 6,462
1999 Home Minster POpponent Info:
Wins: 5 Losses: 6 Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Whit Parks
Playoffs: Division VI Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 76-0 (Regional 1st Round) School record, Most points scored
1999 Lima Bath Springfield Catholic Central POpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 3 Division VI
League: Independent
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 49-8 (Regional Semi-Final)
1999 Celina Ansonia POpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 4 Division VI
League: Cross County Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 68-15 (Regional Final) Ansonia scored first 1st half TD vs. DSJ in 1999
1999 Lima Senior Marion Local POpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 4 Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Goodwin
Playoffs: Division VI State Semi-Finalist (3-1)

W 38-8 (State Semi-Final) attendence 5,224
1999 Canton Norwalk St. Paul POpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Firelands Conference
Coach: John Livengood
Playoffs: Division VI State Runner-Up (4-1)

W 42-10 (State Championship) DSJ State Champs 3rd year in a row!
2000 Home Ottawa Hills POpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 4 Division VI
League: Toledo Area Athletic Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 49-10 (Regional 1st Round) Sets State record winning streak at 55
2000 Lima Senior Columbus Grove POpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 3 Division VI
League: Northwest Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 41-13 (Regional Semi-Final) CG held to 103 total yards
2000 Lima Senior McComb POpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 44-3 (Regional Final) State record winning streak at 57. DSJ 554 total yards. McComb came in averaging 47 ppg.
2000 Findlay Marion Local POpponent Info:
Wins: 14 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Goodwin
Playoffs: Division VI State Champs (5-0)

L 20-24 (State Semi-Final) State record winning streak ends at 57. ML 56 yd reverse pass for winning TD. Attendence, 4,948
2001 Lima Senior Delphos Jefferson POpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 1 Division V
League: Northwest Conference
Playoffs: Division V Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 38-13 (Regional 1st Round) attendence 7,000+
2001 Findlay Marion Pleasant POpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 1 Division V
League: Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference
Playoffs: Division V Regional Finalist (2-1)

L 17-26 (Regional Semi-Final) 1st loss to non-MAC team in playoffs
2002 Away Patrick Henry POpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Northwest Ohio Athletic League
Playoffs: Division VI Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 40-7 (Regional 1st Round)
2002 Defiance Defiance Tinora POpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Green Meadows Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 28-7 (Regional Semi-Final)
2002 Fostoria Castalia Margaretta POpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 3 Division VI
League: Sandusky Bay Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 19-7 (Regional Final) CM held to 3 total yards in 2nd half
2002 Mansfield Smithville POpponent Info:
Wins: 14 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Wayne County Athletic League
Playoffs: Division VI State Runner-Up (4-1)

L 20-27 (State Semi-Final) Smithville State Runner-up Division V
2003 Home Bluffton POpponent Info:
Wins: 8 Losses: 3 Division V
League: Northwest Conference
Playoffs: Division V Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 26-18 (Regional 1st Round) DSJ trailed 18-7 in 2nd quarter. Held Bluffton offense to no first downs in 2nd half until 3 minutes left in game.
2003 Lima Bath Bloomdale Elmwood POpponent Info:
Wins: 8 Losses: 4 Division V
League: Suburban Lakes League
Playoffs: Division V Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 35-14 (Regional Semi-Final) 35-0 until 3 minutes to go in game. Kyle Spieles 13-71, 2 TD rushing. Matt Shumaker 14-167, 1 TD
2003 Findlay Patrick Henry POpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 2 Division V
League: Northwest Ohio Athletic League
Playoffs: Division V Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 41-7 (Regional Final) Goal line stand in 2nd quarter by DSJ led to 34 unanswered points to end the game.
2003 Tiffin Gahanna Columbus Academy POpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 2 Division V
League: Mid-State League
Playoffs: Division V State Champs (5-0)

L 35-41 (OT) (State Semi-Final) Kyle Spieles 37-174 3 TD, Matt Shumaker 18-133 TD, Jesse Kill 9-10, 124 yds TD, Bart Bergfeld 4-74 1 TD. DSJ stopped on 4th and 1 in OT. 817 yards between both teams. No turnovers. Columbus Academy wins State Title.
2005 Away Covington POpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Cross County Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 56-13 (Regional 1st Round) Andrew DeWitt 238 yards rushing
2005 Sidney Marion Local POpponent Info:
Wins: 8 Losses: 4 Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Goodwin
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 28-21 (Regional Semi-Final) Trailed 14-0 at halftime
2005 Lima Senior Hardin Northern POpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 19-7 (Regional Final) Andrew DeWitt 235 yards rushing
2005 Tiffin Hopewell-Loudon POpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Midland Athletic League
Playoffs: Division VI State Semi-Finalist (3-1)

W 31-7 (State Semi-Final)
2005 Massillon Steubenville Catholic Central POpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 4 Division VI
League: Ohio Valley Athletic Conference
Playoffs: Division VI State Runner-Up (4-1)

W 28-0 (State Championship) Game SummaryDSJ Division VI State Champs! Nick Johnson 2 TD passing, 1 rushing. Curtis Laudick 2 INT 1 TD reception.
2008 Home Arlington POpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 4 Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 24-7 (Regional 1st Round) Game Summary
2008 Kenton Carey POpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Midland Athletic League
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 21-14 (Regional Semi-Final) Game Summary
2008 Findlay Ada POpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Northwest Conference
Coach: Mike Fell
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 38-28 (Regional Final) Game Summary
2008 Wapakoneta Sidney Lehman POpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Metro Buckeye Conference
Playoffs: Division VI State Semi-Finalist (3-1)

W 32-13 (State Semi-Final) Game Summary
2008 Massillon Hopewell-Loudon POpponent Info:
Wins: 14 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Midland Athletic League
Playoffs: Division VI State Runner-Up (4-1)

W 34-14 (State Championship) Game SummaryDSJ 5th State Championship! QB Wes Ulm rushes for 198 yards and a TD, and throws for 2 TD. Soph. RB Jordan Leininger 2 TD rush, TD rec., his brother Jay catches TD pass. Outscored HL 27-0 after 1st quarter.
2009 Home Arlington POpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 4 Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Coach: Dick Leonard
Playoffs: Division VI Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 56-0 (Regional 1st Round) Game Summary
2009 Lima Senior Leipsic POpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Coach: Joe Kirkendall
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 35-7 (Regional Semi-Final) Game SummaryQB Wes Ulm 10-10 129 yards, 2 TD passing 2 TD rushing.
2009 Findlay Ada POpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Northwest Conference
Coach: Mike Fell
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 34-31 (OT) (Regional Final) Game SummaryQB Wes Ulm's sneak in OT completes come-from-behind victory. Jays trailed by 14 in 1st qtr, 8 in the 4th. DSJ 356 yards rushing (Jordan Leininger 124 yards 3 TD 2pt, Ulm 120 yards TD, Mitchell MacLennan 112 yards. Ada: Heath Jackson 217 yards and 2 TD passing, 2 TD rushing
2009 Wapakoneta Marion Local POpponent Info:
Wins: 8 Losses: 6 Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Goodwin
Playoffs: Division VI State Semi-Finalist (3-1)

W 13-7 (OT) (State Semi-Final) Game SummaryIn a defensive battle, the Jays defense stop the Flyers on downs in OT, then Wes Ulm scored the game-winning TD on a 14 yard QB draw.
2009 Massillon Norwalk St. Paul POpponent Info:
Wins: 15 Losses: 0 Division VI
League: Firelands Conference
Coach: John Livengood
Playoffs: Division VI State Champ (5-0)

L 21-24 (State Championship) Game SummaryDSJ loses heartbreaker as NSP drives 98 yards in the final minutes, and wins on a QB sneak by Eric Schwieterman with 5 seconds to go. Jordan Bergfeld 86 yd kickoff return for TD. Tyler Bergfeld 89 yard punt return.
2010 Home Edgerton POpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 4 Division VI
League: Green Meadows Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 73-21 (Regional 1st Round)
2010 Findlay Ada POpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Northwest Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 42-14 (Regional Semi-Final)
2010 Findlay McComb POpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 56-20 (Regional Final)
2010 Wapakoneta Sidney Lehman POpponent Info:
Wins: 12 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Independent
Playoffs: Division VI State Semi-Finalist (3-1)

W 49-7 (State Semi-Final)
2010 Canton Shadyside POpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Ohio Valley Athletic Conference
Playoffs: Division VI State Runner-up (4-1)

W 77-6 (State Championship) DSJ 6th State Championship!
2011 Home Ottawa Hills POpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 4 Division VI
League: Toledo Area Athletic Conference
Playoffs: Division VI Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 55-0 (Regional 1st Round)
2011 BGSU Tiffin Calvert POpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 3 Division VI
League: Midland Athletic League
Coach: Todd Fox
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 35-0 (Regional Semi-Final)
2011 Findlay Leipsic POpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Coach: Joe Kirkendall
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 28-20 (Regional Final)
2011 Wapakoneta Marion Local POpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Goodwin
Playoffs: Division VI State Champs

L 14-21 (State Semi-Final)
2012 Away Leipsic POpponent Info:
Wins: 8 Losses: 3 Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Coach: Joe Kirkendall
Playoffs: Division VI Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 36-29 (Regional 1st Round)
2012 Perrysburg Fremont St. Joseph POpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 2 Division VI
League: Midland Athletic League
Playoffs: Division VI Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 54-21 (Regional Semi-Final)
2012 Findlay McComb POpponent Info:
Wins: 13 Losses: 1 Division VI
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Playoffs: Division VI State Semi-Finalist (3-1)

L 21-28 (Regional Final)
2013 Away Leipsic POpponent Info:
Wins: 8 Losses: 3 Division VII
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Coach: Joe Kirkendall
Playoffs: Division VII Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 33-18 (Regional 1st Round)
2013 Findlay Tiffin Calvert POpponent Info:
Wins: 7 Losses: 5 Division VII
League: Midland Athletic League
Coach: Todd Fox
Playoffs: Division VII Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 42-10 (Regional Semi-Final)
2013 Lima Senior Arlington POpponent Info:
Wins: 9 Losses: 4 Division VII
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Coach: Dick Leonard
Playoffs: Division VII Regional Finalist (2-1)

W 33-0 (Regional Final)
2013 Wapakoneta Marion Local POpponent Info:
Wins: 15 Losses: 0 Division VII
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Tim Goodwin
Playoffs: Division VII State Champs (5-0)

L 6-35 (State Semi-Final)
2014 Away Arlington POpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 2 Division VII
League: Blanchard Valley Conference
Coach: Dick Leonard
Playoffs: Division VII Regional Finalist (2-1)

L 0-28 (Regional 1st Round)
2017 Home Riverside POpponent Info:
Wins: 6 Losses: 5 Division VII
League: Northwest Central Conference
Coach: Tim McGill
Playoffs: Division VII Regional 1st Round (0-1)

W 48-21 (Regional 1st Round) Jays outscore Riverside 27-0 in 2nd half. Jared Wurst 10-16 207 yards passing. Connor Hulihan 4-110 receiving.
2017 Allen East Sidney Lehman POpponent Info:
Wins: 10 Losses: 2 Division VII
League: Northwest Central Conference
Coach: Richard Roll
Playoffs: Division VII Regional Semi-Finalist (1-1)

W 14-7 (Regional Semi-Final) Sidney Lehman ranked #6 in State
2017 Wapakoneta Minster POpponent Info:
Wins: 11 Losses: 4 Division VII
League: Midwest Athletic Conference
Coach: Geron Stokes
Playoffs: Division VII State Champs (5-0)

L 0-20 (Regional Final)

 

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