Happy Memorial Day:  The Truth About CW Re-enactments….

As much as I admire the period and the commitment of every Civil War veteran, come Memorial Day you won't find me taking part in, or even showing up to watch...a re-enactment. Read why in today's Press Pros holiday feature.

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Happy Memorial Day:  The Truth About CW Re-enactments….
May
23

Happy Memorial Day: The Truth About CW Re-enactments….

As much as I admire the period and the commitment of every Civil War veteran, come Memorial Day you won’t find me taking part in, or even showing up to watch…a re-enactment. Read why in today’s Press Pros holiday feature.

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From Big Ten Tourney:  Bucks Ousted By Indiana…The “Back End” Of The Bubble!
May
21

From Big Ten Tourney: Bucks Ousted By Indiana…The “Back End” Of The Bubble!

Gut Punch…Ohio State coach Greg Beals yields to the reality of dropping 10 of their last 11 league games as the Buckeyes were ousted from the Big Ten Tournament, 5-3, at the hands of Indiana Thursday. Read more in the latest inside feature from Minneapolis…on Press Pros.

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Coldwater vs. St. Henry…For Braggin’ Rights
May
12

Coldwater vs. St. Henry…For Braggin’ Rights

Launched…Kraig Schoenherr put the first of his two home runs into orbit in Tuesday’s game with St Henry, a fun game between backyard rivals, that could reprise itself in a couple of weeks with far more at stake. Read more in the latest inside feature on Press Pros.

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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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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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Hoard:  The Lesson Of XVI…!
Jan
19

Hoard: The Lesson Of XVI…!

Wicky-Wacky And The Bengals…It took a post-season face-to-face with a Bengals linebacker to make me realize that the players’ perception of football, and a writer’s perception of football, are sometimes not mutually appreciated. Remembering the last Bengals team to play in a Super Bowl, Greg Hoard in today’s inside feature.

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“Cheat” Counts When Hitting…..
Apr
15

“Cheat” Counts When Hitting…..

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best continues with this week’s feature on being offensively sound…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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UD Baseball:  One Too Many Sunrises For Vittorio, Flyers….!
Apr
24

UD Baseball: One Too Many Sunrises For Vittorio, Flyers….!

A losing season has seen more breakdowns than “breakouts” for the UD Flyers and coach Tony Vittorio, who with three weeks left has set new, forward-reaching goals for a turnaround. Read more about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sam LeCure, And The Bumps In The Road….
Apr
26

Sam LeCure, And The Bumps In The Road….

A mainstay in the Reds bullpen for the past five seasons, Sam LeCure found himself on the outside looking in with a demotion to Triple-A Louisville in March. He took it as just another challenge from baseball, and life. Read more on how he’s working his way back in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Russia Over Newton:  Francis Saves Day, District Win
May
23

Russia Over Newton: Francis Saves Day, District Win

Behind a dominating relief appearance from Nolan Francis, Russia won its third straight close decision to secure a District championship. Read more in the latest tournament update from Joe Neves.

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From The Big Ten Tournament:  That Which Baseball, And The Buckeyes, Seek….
May
22

From The Big Ten Tournament: That Which Baseball, And The Buckeyes, Seek….

The gloom of Ohio State’s ouster from the Big Ten tournament is in sharp contrast to the confidence and a certain “je ne sais quoi” of teams remaining. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Double Shock in Division III
May
21

Double Shock in Division III

The Western Buckeye League ruled the day as both top MAC seeds went down in the Division Three district semifinals.

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Spring – Not Just Fall – Is A Time To Watch Out for Deer
May
21

Spring – Not Just Fall – Is A Time To Watch Out for Deer

While a deer can run out in front of your car or truck 365 days a year, the fall is the time you usually hear and read warnings to motorists. But there are reasons why drivers should be extra careful in the spring, too.

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Cavaliers, Bosway Stifle Cardinals
May
20

Cavaliers, Bosway Stifle Cardinals

Unbeaten left-hander Nate Bosway was nearly unhittable, and Lehman’s offense did just enough to capture the Cavaliers’ fourth sectional title in five years. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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K-O’d:  Francis No-Hits Loramie In Sectional Final
May
20

K-O’d: Francis No-Hits Loramie In Sectional Final

Knockout Punch: Russia’s Nolan Francis struck out 16 and didn’t allow a hit Wednesday as the Raiders knocked out Shelby County League rival Ft. Loramie to advance to the next round of the state tournament. Read more in the latest inside feature on Press Pros.

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From The Big Ten Tournament:  Cliches’ And Conflicts In Baseball
May
19

From The Big Ten Tournament: Cliches’ And Conflicts In Baseball

The Buckeyes aren’t the only ones trying to figure out a way to win this week. Baseball-wide, a lot of coaches are finding it’s easier to talk about the game than play it.

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Hoard: Beals Searches for Solutions as OSU Enters Big Tournament
May
19

Hoard: Beals Searches for Solutions as OSU Enters Big Tournament

They could be, should be, sitting on 40 wins and a shoe-in for nothing less than an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. Instead, coach Greg Beals and the Buckeyes find themselves fighting for their baseball lives (and their season) with this week’s Big Ten tournament. Read more in the latest inside feature from Greg Hoard.

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Questions To Hal:  Volume V
May
18

Questions To Hal: Volume V

The latest in reader questions to hall of famer Hal McCoy: On man crushes in baseball, should baseball fights be broken up, and why are sacrifice bunts sometimes, and sometimes not? Want a good smile? Read the latest Press Pros inside feature from Hal.

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A Letter To Press Pros:  For The Sake Of Better Baseball, Why Can’t We Be Like Iowa…?
May
17

A Letter To Press Pros: For The Sake Of Better Baseball, Why Can’t We Be Like Iowa…?

Owing to a recent Press Pros commentary on spring baseball in Ohio…and the power of the internet…apparently one reader got the message and has responded with an opinion of his own.

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In Division III:  The ‘Burg Is The Word…Again!
May
16

In Division III: The ‘Burg Is The Word…Again!

The Sign Says It All…Seeking their fourth consecutive trip to the state finals, Wheelersburg is once again challenging in Division III, and perhaps more formidable than the teams that won back to back titles. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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The Be$t Po$t Of The Year….!
May
16

The Be$t Po$t Of The Year….!

To those who have applied for financial aid from Press Pros, your wait and anticipation is about to be over. The announcement for two great scholarships will come in a matter of days.

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Troy Downs Centerville:  The Big Surprise Is No Surprise….
May
14

Troy Downs Centerville: The Big Surprise Is No Surprise….

Mob Scene…Troy’s Colin Moeller (center, #9) is greeted at home plate by happy teammates after his fifth inning grand slam put Thursday’s sectional tourney game with Centerville out of reach. Can the Trojans go on another impressive post-season run? Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Handicapping The Area Field For A Friend….
May
14

Handicapping The Area Field For A Friend….

If you think the state doesn’t care…if you think there aren’t people out there watching…you’re wrong. Interest is very high for area teams vying for Columbus and the baseball finals.

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Hoard: Eyes On The Mound as OSU Readies for Hoosiers
May
14

Hoard: Eyes On The Mound as OSU Readies for Hoosiers

The Buckeyes season and this weekend’s Big Ten finale series boils down to one things…pitching. And to area followers from Auglaize County, there’s one very significant change.

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Division IV Sectional: Cavaliers Run-Rule SCC
May
13

Division IV Sectional: Cavaliers Run-Rule SCC

It Wasn’t This Close…Lehman’s Austin Arnold was safe on this bang-bang play at first, but the Cavaliers’ run-rule win over Springfield Catholic Central Wednesday in sectional tourney play was anything but a nail-biter. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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The Reader Speaks…May 12, 2015
May
12

The Reader Speaks…May 12, 2015

As always, Press Pros appreciates the growing audience and those that take the time to share their own opinion on recent topics. The latest: Aaron Hernandez, More On “Taxes”, people who love baseball (above)…and why UD baseball instead of Wright State on Press Pros. Read about it in today’s inside feature.

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