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Photo Illustration/Jackson Coram

Warren Central Warriors - 42 Carmel Greyhounds - 36

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The Owl Warren Central

December 16, 2009

The Path Taken


The Playm

Players give their take af

The Warriors performances through the season

Seeing all the success [the 20 really drove us to get back to -Michael Gegner, senior Off Linemen said when ask

Warriors fall short of comeback

In the home-opener against 4A No. 1 Cathedral High School, the Warriors fell short of a miraculous comeback against senior Kofi Hughes and the Irish.

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Battle of the Bell

The Warriors took on the crosstown rival Ben Davis Giants in the Ivy Tech Invitational. Four quarters weren’t enough for these two teams, as the Warriors pulled out the overtime victory 23-17.

Mud Bowl

The Warriors survive a close call against the Flashes of Franklin Central on a soggy, torn up field. The Warriors won 14-13 on a late interception return by senior Eric Wright.

The “Catch”

The Warriors avenge their loss to Carmel with a 42-36 win in double overtime against the Greyhounds. One play of contention was a 4th and goal touchdown pass to senior Maurice Magee in which the ref ruled the play a force out.

Another comeback stifled

The Warriors fall short of a comeback for the second time against class 5A No. 1 Carmel. Down 24-22, the Warriors turned the ball over in Carmel territory with only a few minutes left in the game.


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10:14 left in 2nd: Loyal missed field goal.

9:38 left in 2nd: Shaffer touchdown pass to Schmidt. 7-7

ked how it felt to n a state title and one.

Cowherd’s catch down the sideline on the last drive.” -Derek Hart, senior Quarterback said when

asked what was the key moment of the game.

That we were going to win. ” -Maurice Magee, senior Wide Receiver said when

asked about what was going through his head during fourth-and-goal with nine seconds to go.

re just going eload and do it in.” is Harley, junior ensive Lineman

when asked about season

9:19 left in 2nd: Bell touchdown run, 74 yards down the Warrior sideline. 14-7

1:12 left in 2nd: 54-yard touchdown pass to Logan. 14-14 10:52 left in 3rd: Carmel blocks Warrior punt. Carmel ball at Warren 6. 10:12 left in 3rd: Carmel touchdown pass from Shaffer to Logan. 21-14 6:00 left in 3rd: Bell with touchdown run. Extra point missed. 21-20 4:19 left in 3rd: Shaffer touchdown pass to Erwin. 28-20

4:40 left in 4th: Hart throws interception.

2:34 left in 4th: Warriors regain possession.

Senior Shakir Bell breaks free for a 74-yard touchdown run.

1:05 left in 4th: Hart evades sack on 4th and 6 to complete pass to Magee for a first down.

0:09 left in 4th: 4th-and-goal. Hart slips away from a Carmel defender and slings a pass to the corner of the endzone. Magee catches the ball and is forced out of bounds. Referee makes judgement call and rules touchdown. 28-26 0:01 left in 4th: Hart completes pass to JaJuan Keyes for successful 2-point conversion. 28-28 1st Overtime: Hart runs in for touchdown and Bell scores the 2-point conversion. 36-28 1st Overtime: Carmel matches Warren’s touchdown, sending game to 2nd overtime. 36-36. 2nd Overtime: Carmel is unsuccessful on 4th and 3. Warren gets the ball with a chance to win.

2nd Overtime: Hart sneaks in on 4th-and-inches. Touchdown and win for Warriors. 42-36. Warriors are State Champions.

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Senior Maurice Magee runs down to the Carmel two yard line for a 50-yard gain and a first-and-goal.

5:26 left in first: Bubble screen pass from Hart to Magee for a 50 yard gain. Followed by Bell 2-yard touchdown run. 7-0

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Senior Derek Hart and company celebrate a late touchdown. Hart snuck in for a 1-yard touchdown run.

Football Special And the celebration begins...

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The Owl Warren Central December 16, 2009

Photos by/Tess Howard and Taylor Borondy

Defensive Coordinator Steve Tutsie and Defensive Backs Nate White, Jerry Boyd and Howard Savage Offensive Lineman Zach Graves and Running Back Deonte Buckley

Head Coach John Hart and Defensive Back Nate White

Football team hoists trophy after team pictures

The Football team poses with the state trophy

Derek Hart and Coach Greg Brooks

Coach Tutsie and Principal Rich Shepler

Owl State Football Championship  

Warren Cnetral state football chamionship

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