Jackson Center Smothers Fairlawn In Sectional Semi-Final

Yikes, Stripes!...Jackson Center's Gavin Wildermuth (above #23, white) scored his 1,000th career point Wednesday and Scott Elchert's Tigers overwhelmed league rival Fairlawn to advance to the weekend's sectional final championship against Ft. Loramie. Read more in today's Press Pros inside feature.

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Jackson Center Smothers Fairlawn In Sectional Semi-Final
Mar
4

Jackson Center Smothers Fairlawn In Sectional Semi-Final

Yikes, Stripes!…Jackson Center’s Gavin Wildermuth (above #23, white) scored his 1,000th career point Wednesday and Scott Elchert’s Tigers overwhelmed league rival Fairlawn to advance to the weekend’s sectional final championship against Ft. Loramie. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sibert’s Gem Lifts Dayton…
Feb
26

Sibert’s Gem Lifts Dayton…

Floor Show…On his way to his 1000th point as a collegian on Wednesday, UD’s Jordan Sibert’s 24 points and near flawless game (above) helped the Flyers’ to their 21st win of the season, 76-63, over George Mason. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature. (Press Pros Photo by Julie McMaken Wright)

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Hoard: OSU’s Big Battle for The Little Things
Feb
24

Hoard: OSU’s Big Battle for The Little Things

After a 4-0 start, the Buckeyes discovered that winning baseball means you have to do the little things that help you win…and you have to do them every day!

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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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From The Dugout:  You “Must” Get The Sacrifice Bunt Down…!
Jan
20

From The Dugout: You “Must” Get The Sacrifice Bunt Down…!

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach is best continues with this week’s feature on executing the sacrifice bunt…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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Aaron’s Little Sister:  It’s Great To Be Cait…!
Feb
17

Aaron’s Little Sister: It’s Great To Be Cait…!

Playing (and living) in the shadow of her more famous older brother, Ohio State’s Cait Craft is forging her own identity and her own contribution to Buckeye basketball. And yes, she too, likes to play defense (#13, above). Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Marion Local At Russia….No Love In The House
Feb
22

Marion Local At Russia….No Love In The House

The Raiders and Flyers pushed, held, shoved, and smacked each other from one end to the other Saturday night at Russia High School, with the Flyers escaping with a 73-68 win. A game that was actually painful to watch at times, it was so physical. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature from Joe Neves.

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Short On Frills…Long On Frilling!
Mar
4

Short On Frills…Long On Frilling!

Ft. Loramie’s senior forward is fortunate to be back playing at all, but the Redskins are the ones counting their blessings to have Ty Frilling coming into his own at the most important part of their season.

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Doug Harris:  UD’s Sibert Has Memorable Home Finale….
Mar
4

Doug Harris: UD’s Sibert Has Memorable Home Finale….

On senior night UD’s lone senior, Jordan Sibert, led the way to an undefeated season at home by scoring 21 points…and never missed a shot. Read more from columnist Doug Harris.

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Hal:  Homer Not Horsing Around (Much)…!
Mar
3

Hal: Homer Not Horsing Around (Much)…!

Coming back from off-season arm surgery Homer Bailey is feeling good, and biding his time to rejoin the Reds rotation…sooner rather than later. Read more from Hal McCoy in Goodyear in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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The Reader Speaks…March 3, 2015
Mar
3

The Reader Speaks…March 3, 2015

The bag burgeons this week from messages received from near and far…first-timers and all-the-timers…on the topic of property tax, Troy Christian, and “Margie”, among others.

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Hoard: Baseball Bucks Dealing With Bumps In The Road
Mar
2

Hoard: Baseball Bucks Dealing With Bumps In The Road

Their record may reflect it, but Greg Beals’ Buckeyes are learning to deal with bad weather and adversity. Just wait until it, and they, get warm.

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“Wishin’ And Hopin’”…
Mar
2

“Wishin’ And Hopin’”…

On this date fifteen years ago…the passing of a name you might not know, but for the sake of her contribution to the world of music, one you should never forget!

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The Numbers Tell:  Too Many Games…?
Mar
2

The Numbers Tell: Too Many Games…?

Again I ask the question: Give me one good reason for 4o-point margins (or greater) in the opening round of the state basketball tournament. And does it make more dollars, than sense!

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Hal:  Joey Votto, On Joey Votto..
Mar
1

Hal: Joey Votto, On Joey Votto..

He’s says he learned from the frustrations of his past…from the expectations for his future. Joey Votto is what he is, for better or worse! Read more from Hal McCoy in Goodyear in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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My Moment With “Mo”…..
Mar
1

My Moment With “Mo”…..

Life’s twists and turns, and once in a while, when you least expect it, that moment reserved for you, and you only. Let me tell you about it!

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Troy Christian Eagles: Another Game, Another Blowout.
Mar
1

Troy Christian Eagles: Another Game, Another Blowout.

Springfield Catholic Central never had a chance against state-ranked Troy Christian in the opening round of the D-IV Sectional at Troy High School. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature from Joe Neves.

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Lehman Cavaliers: Win and Move On!
Feb
28

Lehman Cavaliers: Win and Move On!

A big second quarter propelled Lehman past Covington in the opening round of the Division IV sectional at Piqua High School. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature from Joe Neves.

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Releasing A.J. Hawk Does Not Improve Packers
Feb
27

Releasing A.J. Hawk Does Not Improve Packers

Pity the poor Packer fan who believes management. Trust it, releasing A.J. Hawk is the least of the improvements the Packers could have made.

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Sonny:  Give Me One Good Reason To “Storm” The Court….
Feb
26

Sonny: Give Me One Good Reason To “Storm” The Court….

If you’re looking at someone to blame or someone to fix what happened after the K-State/Kansas game, look no farther than yourself.

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Changes Proposed For Next Ohio Deer Hunting Season
Feb
25

Changes Proposed For Next Ohio Deer Hunting Season

Some significant changes are afoot for whitetail deer hunters in Ohio in the fall with more – perhaps many more – the following season.

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“Cabin Fever” For The Bird Hunter….
Feb
24

“Cabin Fever” For The Bird Hunter….

Motivated by recent letters, we’ll share some additional words about hunting…a little tonic for those as one described, “housebound with a case of cabin fever”. With my son Matt (right) on a recent trip to the pheasant fields of Iowa (and some video), today’s inside feature on Press Pros.

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Hoard:  OSU’s Battle For The Little Things…
Feb
24

Hoard: OSU’s Battle For The Little Things…

After a 4-0 start, the Buckeyes discovered that winning baseball means you have to do the little things that help you win…and you have to do them every day!

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Seeing Blue…A State Of Mind
Feb
24

Seeing Blue…A State Of Mind

Reeling from their second stressful loss in a row, John Tollefson and Lehman are about to enter post-season play at a crossroads.

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