Oct. 7, 2009

Macon tracks

Macon Oplinger (24), breaks left as he outruns members of the Viborg Vikings football team during the Menno Wolves’ game against Viborg during the Menno High School homecoming football game. Menno players Trever Bertsch (64) and Spencer Neuharth (15) look on in the background. Oplinger had another top-flight game, rushing for 207 yards and four touchdowns – two by rush and two by pass. Despite the strong performance, the Wolves, who entered the game as the No. 5 team in Class B, lost their first game of the season to drop to 4-1.

Though the annual homecoming parade was canceled due to rain, the student body at Menno High School gathered in the Menno Gymnasium for an afternoon pep rally.

Despite another high-scoring game, there was plenty of defense to be seen on the field when the Menno Wolves took on the Viborg Vikings Friday evening, Oct. 2. Menno fell by a score of 56-28.

Menno High School's Macon Oplinger had another big game for the Wolves, including 207 yards and four touchdowns.

Cody Herrboldt prepares to deliver a hit to Viborg's Matt Jensen during the Wolves' game against the Vikings Friday evening, Oct. 2.

Menno's Tyler Edler goes horizontal in an effort to gain every yard possible against the Viborg Vikings.

Homecoming queen Kelsey Walloch and king Trevor Bertsch reigned over the week-long homecoming festivities at Menno High School last week.