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Feb
10

Last Call For Hal McCoy Applications

If you haven’t, and want to, you need to read and contact us for your application for this year’s Hal McCoy scholarship award…before it’s too late!

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Jan
28

Your Thoughts On Sportsmanship….

It’s as much an issue with some as the final score, how to accept both victory and defeat. A number of people have written to share their views on humble “winners” and unhappy “losers”. Read the comments of recent Press Pros readers in today’s inside feature.

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Dec
31

The Reader Speaks: New Year’s, 2016

In tribute to another sports year, our regular sampling of responses received from the faithful, far and wide. As always, we thank you for your support, and more, for sharing what you like and don’t like from the pages of Press Pros. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
14

The Reader Speaks…December 15, 2015

In the grand tradition of appreciation, speaking one’s mind, and a little snark…our latest collection of the best from Press Pros readers on post-season football, the MAC, the OHSAA, and the cost of “doing business.” Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Nov
28

Fort Recovery Dominates #1 McComb Enroute To State Final Berth

Who’d a Thunk It?…Ft. Recovery continues to turn heads and defy the odds as the Indians stun top-seeded McComb on a rainy night to gain its first-ever trip to the state final four. Read Tom Montgomery’s report.

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Nov
22

Marion Local Squeaks by Mechanicsburg in Division VI Regional Final

A 19 yard field goal late in the fourth quarter by #3 Derek Albers wins defensive battle in clash of powerhouses. Read more from Tom Montgomery in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
22

Marion Local Squeaks by Mechanicsburg in Division VI Regional Final

A 19 yard field goal late in the fourth quarter by #3 Derek Albers wins defensive battle in clash of powerhouses. Read more from Tom Montgomery in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
21

Ft Recovery Wins First-Ever Regional, Dominates Minster!

The Ft. Recovery Indians take out one of the MAC’s defending champs, Minster, behind powerful offensive line and a potent mix of running and passing. Read more from Tom Montgomery in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
18

Have Breakfast, And Get A Book From Hal……..

Everybody has to eat breakfast, so why not combine breakfast at Bunkers next week and some Christmas shopping with Hal McCoy.

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Nov
7

Division VII: Minster’s Second Half Rush Crushes Loramie

After a slow start, a offensive explosion in the second half put Minster past rival Ft. Loramie for an opening-round Division VII playoff win. Read more in our latest MAC playoff update.

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Oct
31

Ft. Recovery Sets Its Playoff Agenda With Win Over Versailles…

Wes Wenning pulls in one of his seven receptions and two touchdowns in Ft. Recovery’s season-ending win over Versailles. The win secured the Indians a high seed in next weekend’s Division VII playoffs. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
31

Ft. Recovery Sets Its Playoff Agenda With Win Over Versailles

Wes Wenning pulls in one of his seven receptions and two touchdowns in Ft. Recovery’s season-ending win over Versailles. The win secured the Indians a high seed in next weekend’s Division VII playoffs. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
27

To Write Like Hal…The Hal McCoy Award, 2016

It’s time again to announce…that if you’re interested in a career in journalism, communications, or teaching English and literature in the public school, Press Pros can help you in the name of our resident hall-of-famer, Hal McCoy.

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Sep
28

The Reader Speaks…Oct. 1, 2015

A new month and a new batch of remarks from Press Pros readers near and far…on Bruce Hooley, marching bands, memories of our dads, safety in football, and the forgotten Ohio State champions of 1966. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
16

The Reader Speaks…Aug. 16, 2015

The latest from our readers pertaining to recent columns on Press Pros…on A.J. Ouellette, the Reds, Troy Christian football…and Zach Farmer. Read more in today’s latest post of letters to Press Pros, our inside feature.

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Aug
3

Hemmelgarn And Post: On Post-“Brody” Coldwater

“Titleists”….With a huge returning class of seniors, running back Christ Post (left) and quarterback Jack Hemmelgarn (right) shoulder the mantel of leadership as Coldwater seeks its fourth consecutive title…without Brody Hoying. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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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.

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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.

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Jul
7

Why Not Summer HS Baseball? The Reader Speaks, July 8, 2015….

Why Does It Have To Be Like This?…On our recent posts about why high school baseball can’t be played in better weather…occasionally you get a letter from a reader that’s so passionate, so articulate, and so reasonable…you simply have to share it. Here’s a couple…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
1

The Reader Speaks…July 2nd, 2015

The very latest, and the very best, from readers of June features on Press Pros: On scammers and con artists…Jacki Stonebraker…youth baseball…”Ball Four”…shotguns for birthday gifts…and life after 50! Read ’em all in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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