The Finale:  Things Considered, And Things Yet To Consider

A fitting tribute to 'the captiain', as Jalen Washington homered in his final at bat as a Buckeye. But season-long issues came back to haunt them as they dropped the final game, and series, of the year to Indiana. Read more in the latest update.

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The Finale:  Things Considered, And Things Yet To Consider
May
20

The Finale: Things Considered, And Things Yet To Consider

A fitting tribute to ‘the captiain’, as Jalen Washington homered in his final at bat as a Buckeye. But season-long issues came back to haunt them as they dropped the final game, and series, of the year to Indiana. Read more in the latest update.

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Div. IV District:  Cruel Dual In The MAC….
May
18

Div. IV District: Cruel Dual In The MAC….

With the district on the line…Minster’s Aaron Ernst was as good as his coach hoped he would be, shutting out Delphos St. John in the nightcap of Thursday’s Division IV semi-final at Coldwater. In the other half of the MAC dual, Parkway won over Ft. Recovery with a suprising twist. Read more in today’s PPM inside feature.

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Sturwold’s Youngsters Show Grit In Sectional Final…
May
18

Sturwold’s Youngsters Show Grit In Sectional Final…

Fort Loramie took advantage of Triad mistakes to pull away for a 7-4 win in the Sectional Final in Piqua on Wednesday. Read More on baseball tournaments inside today’s Press Pros feature.

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Hal Answers:  Volume #2
May
14

Hal Answers: Volume #2

Got a question about baseball that no one can, or will, answer? Send them to the “famer”… hall of fame columnist Hal McCoy. He guarantees satisfaction, more or less. Read some of the recent best – on brushback pitches, where baseballs are made, and if Blue Emu ointment works – in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Raiders Edge Flyers In A Classic Repeat
May
10

Raiders Edge Flyers In A Classic Repeat

Like “deja vu all over again”, Dayton and Wright State hooked up Tuesday with the exact same results of their game earlier this season. Funny, unless you’re a Flyer fan…or Tony Vittorio. Read the latest Flyer update in today’s Press Pros.

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Greg Hoard:  How I Met…Stan “The Man”
Mar
31

Greg Hoard: How I Met…Stan “The Man”

There are times when fame holds no sanctuary, and when irony and awkwardness become as one and inseparable. That’s how I met my first true hall-of-famer face to face…the great Stan Musial! In one of the most popular baseball stories ever on Press Pros, an encore of this nostalgic story from columnist Greg Hoard.

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From The Dugout:  The “Changeup”…..
Jan
9

From The Dugout: The “Changeup”…..

Our 2017 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best debuts with this week’s feature on one of baseball’s most underutilized pitches…from University of Dayton pitching coach, Ryne Romick.

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Greg Hoard: Youth Prevails in Bengals’ Finale
Jan
1

Greg Hoard: Youth Prevails in Bengals’ Finale

And again we wait. If the true test of an NFL team is the ability to sustain and maintain a consistently successful performance, and to build on that success week after week…with the Bengals’ win in Sunday’s finale, we’re in an all-too-familiar position. Once again…we wait to see. Read Greg Hoard in the latest inside feature.

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For A Time, Being In The Hunt Enough
Oct
14

For A Time, Being In The Hunt Enough

On Top Of Their World, For Now…Undefeated at the halfway pole Ohio State fans can only watch and hope…for a clean finish by a “good” Buckeyes team, and a stumble by one or two others perceived to be “great”. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Adam Niemeyer’s Summer Of Anticipation
Jul
4

Adam Niemeyer’s Summer Of Anticipation

Armed And Ready…College-bound and owner of two state championships in baseball, Minster’s Adam Niemeyer prepares for the next step, the next challenge, and hopefully more success as a Buckeye. Read more of our summer series on area athletes…where they’ve been, and where they’re going…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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How Will You Yell At A Robot….?
May
21

How Will You Yell At A Robot….?

On the subject of umpires and officiating, the question of “right” and “wrong” is age-old, but now there’s a different concern about where the next generation of officials is coming from, and what they know about the sports they work.

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Let’s Do It Again:  Minster Wins 7th District Championship
May
20

Let’s Do It Again: Minster Wins 7th District Championship

The Minster offense finally awoke to support the efforts of a sophomore left-hander, and the Wildcats roared to their 7th district championship under Mike Wiss. Read more inside todays feature with Joe Neves.

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Long Night, Short Straw…Buckeyes Killed By One Bad Inning
May
20

Long Night, Short Straw…Buckeyes Killed By One Bad Inning

Looking Towards Brighter Things?….One bad inning spelled doom for the Buckeyes Friday, a seven-run third that sent them down to the Indiana Hoosiers, 8-4. Read more on the game in today’s latest Buckeye update from Press Pros.

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Announcements Pending For Press Pros MAC, SCL, and Hal McCoy Award Winners
May
19

Announcements Pending For Press Pros MAC, SCL, and Hal McCoy Award Winners

The data is in, evaluations are in progress…and the winners of this year’s Press Pros post-year awards for scholar-athletes will be coming in a few short days. Stay tuned!

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Cold Bats For Tipp… Hot Night For Kenton Ridge…
May
19

Cold Bats For Tipp… Hot Night For Kenton Ridge…

Tipp’s string of sectional titles broken…Bats fall silent against Kenton Ridge ace…A promising season falls short of the promise. Read about the game from Greg Billing in Press Pros.

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Bucks Beat IU:  With Nothing To Play For…So Much To Play For
May
18

Bucks Beat IU: With Nothing To Play For…So Much To Play For

Shea Murray’s clutch double in the sixth broke the game open, and gave the Indiana Hoosiers a surprise look at the what’s to come in Buckeye baseball in 2018 – a renewed culture and updated blueprint. Read about the Buckeyes’ big win in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Odd Man In?  Newton Has A Chance To Remake History
May
18

Odd Man In? Newton Has A Chance To Remake History

If you’re not in the habit of thinking Newton and baseball in the same thought, first-year coach Jordan Kopp is thinking exactly that, with a chance Friday to re-write some school history. Read more in our inside feature on the Indians.

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Extra Innings Led Russia With A Win Over Lehman…
May
18

Extra Innings Led Russia With A Win Over Lehman…

In one of the most contested of all area games, Russia used a pair of pitchers and it took 10 stressful innings to beat the #2-ranked Lehman Cavaliers in the Division IV sectional final at Sidney. Read more on the win inside today’s Press Pros.

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The Buckeyes, The Baby, And The Bath Water….
May
16

The Buckeyes, The Baby, And The Bath Water….

Not For Lack Of Effort…They put the wraps on their 2017 season this weekend, with perhaps more questions than answers going forward. We’ll share some views in today’s inside feature, pertaining to a frustrating season for the baseball Buckeyes…and the contributing issues that will soon take care of themselves.

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OSU Blows Lead, Game And Series, It’s A Hard Road In Iowa
May
15

OSU Blows Lead, Game And Series, It’s A Hard Road In Iowa

Offensively they played well, their hitting continued to be on key. The pitching lined up like it was supposed to. All the positives were there. But the turn of events just seem to end up going to the wrong way by game end for the Buckeyes. Read about their series finale at Iowa in today’s feature.

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Hoard:  One That Makes You Wonder, OSU Clobbers Iowa
May
14

Hoard: One That Makes You Wonder, OSU Clobbers Iowa

They hit with confident abandon and Connor Pohl hit his first collegiate home run, while starter Connor Curlis gave them another quality start. A preview of what lies ahead? The Buckeyes threw the kitchen sink at Iowa Saturday to even the series. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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OSU Felled At Iowa, Same Mistakes Continue To Emerge
May
13

OSU Felled At Iowa, Same Mistakes Continue To Emerge

Thwarted by what coach Greg Beals cites as a fear of failure, the Buckeyes continued in their error of their ways, losing in their series opener with Iowa. We welcome Greg Hoard back to the Buckeye beat with more on Friday’s game in the latest Press Pros update from Iowa.

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Sweet Redemption:  Coldwater Settles A Score With Elmwood
May
13

Sweet Redemption: Coldwater Settles A Score With Elmwood

Jacob Wenning slid across home plate with the game’s first run in the first inning Friday, and that’s all Coldwater would need. The Cavaliers got a dominant pitching performance and atoned for last year’s disappointing loss to Elmwood. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Minster Slips Past St. Henry (Again) To Advance In Tourney
May
12

Minster Slips Past St. Henry (Again) To Advance In Tourney

In a Sectional Tourney game expected to be close, it played out as expected. In a repeat from the MAC regular season, Mike Wiss’s Minster Wildcats edged John Dorner’s and St. Henry by a single run!

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OSU Heads To Iowa After A “Typical” Mid-Week Performance
May
11

OSU Heads To Iowa After A “Typical” Mid-Week Performance

A wearisome season draws a week closer to conclusion with a trip to Iowa City this weekend, and work to at least finish the year and the next two weeks with a positive vibe.

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Users Want Fees Higher; ODNR Says ‘No’
May
11

Users Want Fees Higher; ODNR Says ‘No’

Seeing fees go higher is a way of life, but Columbus has it all backwards. It’s not the government that wants sportsmen’s license fees to increase; it’s the users.

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