Still Hooked On The Feeling…..

After 40 years of touring, recording, and surviving, singer B.J. Thomas "wowed" 'em at Kettering's Fraze Pavilion Saturday night, and proved that some of the best things never change. And sometimes they even get better! Read more in today's inside feature.

First Person Interviews

View All Videos

Recent Articles
Still Hooked On The Feeling…..
Aug
2

Still Hooked On The Feeling…..

After 40 years of touring, recording, and surviving, singer B.J. Thomas “wowed” ’em at Kettering’s Fraze Pavilion Saturday night, and proved that some of the best things never change. And sometimes they even get better! Read more in today’s inside feature.

Share
Read More
Runner’s “Lib” In Covington…..
Jul
21

Runner’s “Lib” In Covington…..

She runs 40 miles a week just for fun. And by the way, Libby McMaken Long (above, left) is in such good condition she doesn’t even pay attention anymore. Read more (if it doesn’t make you tired) in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Read More
The Next Big Thing At Marion Local…
Jul
16

The Next Big Thing At Marion Local…

As big as the tradition itself, Marion sophomore John Dirksen is set for the Flyers to build upon, seeking their next run at a state title in football. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Read More
From The Dugout:  We Need More Rocks…!
Jun
7

From The Dugout: We Need More Rocks…!

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.

Share
Read More
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.

Share
Read More
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.

Share
Read More
“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.

Share
Read More
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.

Share
Read More
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.

Share
Read More
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.

Share
Read More
What We Could All Learn…From A.J. Ouellette
Jul
31

What We Could All Learn…From A.J. Ouellette

His story and his telling it on a recent Press Pros video provides a powerful contrast between how life is…and how most of us are telling our kids that it should be. Consider the lessons to be learned from Ohio University’s A.J. Ouellette in the latest inside feature.

Share
Read More
Tipp Football 2015: Trust And Commitment, And A New Coach
Jul
30

Tipp Football 2015: Trust And Commitment, And A New Coach

There is a new head coach at Tippecanoe High School, but everything else is the same as the Red Devils get ready for the 2015 season. Read Joe Neves’ preview in today’s Press Pros.

Share
Read More
Josh Nixon:  The Season, “The Pass”, And The Future…!
Jul
29

Josh Nixon: The Season, “The Pass”, And The Future…!

Buoyed by last season’s unbelievable finish, a state title, and the confidence that more good things could be just ahead, Minster quarterback Josh Nixon can’t wait to see what happens next. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Read More
Sonny:  If The Reds Trade Leake….
Jul
28

Sonny: If The Reds Trade Leake….

Now that Cueto is gone, the season is gone, and the next to go is said to be Mike Leake…because the Reds just don’t have enough money to be competitive…what’s your incentive to go see them in the future if they can’t “afford” to win?

Share
Read More
Hal:  Cueto, Reds, And Signs Of A Bumpy Ride….
Jul
28

Hal: Cueto, Reds, And Signs Of A Bumpy Ride….

The deal that sent Johnny Cueto to the Royals wasn’t exactly smooth, and it demonstrated the reality of Reds and modern baseball. And strap yourself in if you’re a Reds fan. It could be a bumpy ride for the next few seasons. Read more on the trade from Hal in today’s inside feature.

Share
Read More
The Reader Speaks…July 27th, 2015
Jul
26

The Reader Speaks…July 27th, 2015

To close the month, more of the best of recent comments from our readers…on tough vs. abusive coaching, MAC football, too much baseball on PressPros…and doesn’t Hal McCoy deserve something better being named in his honor? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Read More
Hooley:  10 Questions About Braxton Miller, (Buckeyes)….
Jul
25

Hooley: 10 Questions About Braxton Miller, (Buckeyes)….

Now that he’s declared willing and able to play a different position, how does Braxton Miller’s decision impact the future of J.T. Barrett, Cardale Jones…and the Buckeyes? Read more from Bruce Hooley in today’s Press Proz inside feature.

Share
Read More
New Outdoor Show Planned for Next March
Jul
25

New Outdoor Show Planned for Next March

It looks like the whacky world of on-again, off-again Dayton outdoor/boat shows is in the on-again position once more. The new All American Outdoor Expo is scheduled for March 4-6.

Share
Read More
Questions For Hal…Volume 9
Jul
24

Questions For Hal…Volume 9

The latest from those who still wonder…what happened to all that off-season optimism about the Reds. Questions this week on whether the Reds should simply surrender…why Marty takes so much time off…and why it costs so much to see a game in person. Read Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Read More
Hoard:  Riding (And Reading) With “Klu”…
Jul
22

Hoard: Riding (And Reading) With “Klu”…

His choice of reading material, did not mesh with the image of the man I had admired since childhood, since the days I laid eyes on that 1957 bubblegum card: Ted Kluszewski, sleeves cut off his jersey exposing arms like tree limbs and hands like hams wrapped around the throat of 38-ounce Louisville Slugger. Vintage Greg Hoard on a Cincinnati icon, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Read More
A Season-Long Lesson In Tough!
Jul
19

A Season-Long Lesson In Tough!

Victory Lap…After 25 years of waiting Minster celebrated its Division VI title last December with a post-game tribute from the Wildcat fans at Ohio Stadium. The ‘Cats stunned two-time champion Kirtland, 46-42. Whet your appetite for some football with this Press Pros replay in today’s inside feature.

Share
Read More
McCoy:  Heat Not Seen By AL, NL All-Stars
Jul
19

McCoy: Heat Not Seen By AL, NL All-Stars

Teammates and opponents alike marveled at the consistency and pure physical dominance of Reds closer Aroldis Chapman at the All-Star game.

Share
Read More
Beyond Family…A Reunion
Jul
18

Beyond Family…A Reunion

Once it was our dads…now we’re the dads, with cousins Frank (center) and Paul at the annual Fulks family reunion. You never know who you’ll run into, what you’ll see or hear. Read more in today’s inside feature.

Share
Read More
In The Course Of Time…..
Jul
16

In The Course Of Time…..

Lehman’s Stephen Monnin has been patient, diligent, for four years…to prepare, to play, to prove…that good things really do come to those who wait. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Read More
The Statlers In The Locker Room….
Jul
16

The Statlers In The Locker Room….

Ever Seen These Guys? ….. An old newspaper clipping reminded me this week of another memorable occasion as a minor league umpire…one that had nothing at all to do with baseball. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Read More
From The Dugout:  What Is “Baseball Tough”?
Jul
15

From The Dugout: What Is “Baseball Tough”?

The beauty about being baseball tough is that it takes absolutely no physical ability. Believe it or not, it is just a choice. Every baseball player can make the choice of making no excuses, confiding in themselves, respecting the game, and facing their fears.

Share
Read More
Hoard: What Do You Do Now Mr. Castellini?
Jul
15

Hoard: What Do You Do Now Mr. Castellini?

Clearly, the city, the community is ready. Bob Castellini is lucky to have a team in an area so taken with baseball and so eager to have a team in which they can invest their hope and their wages.

Share
Read More

For Your Information...