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Jul
27

Nate Jenkins: The NFL And A Troubled American Conscience

Americans seem to be comparing the NFL to the Coliseum and its players to gladiators more and more these days. Now with the League letting Ray Rice off the hook for violent action off the field, at what point will we bothered enough to stop watching? Read more from Nate Jenkins in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
19

The Reader Speaks…July 19, 2014

The latest from our intrepid culture of Press Pros readers, far and wide, on topics from why history and places like Gettysburg “does” matter, to why the Washington Redskins’ nickname “doesn’t” matter to the average person. The best from those who can apparently say, “I spent my summer reading Press Pros”… in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
2

Nate Jenkins: U.S. Soccer Loses But American Soccer Wins

Though suffering a heartbreaking loss to Belgium at the World Cup, Tim Howard and the U.S. Men’s National Team may still have managed to do something that no other soccer team before them has done: finally win the country over to the beautiful game.

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Jun
27

Nate Jenkins: U.S. Men Survive Group G Roller Coaster

Somehow the U.S. Men’s National Team are out of Group G and through to the round of 16. How they managed to do it is anybody’s guess.

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Jun
24

Southwest District Athletes In The Bucks…!

Cash For College…Miami East’s Angie Mack receives an OHSAA Scholar Athlete Award from Assistant Commissioner Beau Rugg during ceremonies Tuesday at the Southwest District Board Scholar-Athlete Reception. With eight varsity letters earned and a 4.0 GPA, Mack will attend Grace College come September. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
23

Metaphorically Losing It: Yanks Fail To Win

From Nate Jenkins: Even after coming from behind to lead Portugal late, the U.S. Men’s Socccer Team still couldn’t escape the Group of Death. All I have to say is, “The ocelot warned us.”

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Jun
22

The Reader Speaks: June 22, 2014

A Man For The Times, His Community…Our monthly collection of reader responses is highlighted by comments on the recent state baseball tournament, and in particular, appreciation for the impact that one man has made in his community among those he coaches and to whom he represents such a positive role model…Wheelersburg coach, Mike Estep (left). Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
17

A United Front: The U.S. Beats Ghana

The U.S. Men’s Soccer Team took a giant leap forward in Group G by defeating a pesky Ghana side, and they did it through a team effort of old and young.

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Jun
6

“Lucky” Coldwater To Play for Sixth State Title.

Even good teams need a little luck, some good fortune, to succeed.  After nine innings, “Lady Luck” came up big for Coldwater in Thursday’s Division III semi-final. By Joe Neves Columbus – Sometimes, good teams need a little luck. Thursday, the Coldwater Cavaliers took advantage of two Wheelersburg misplays in the bottom of the tenth [...]

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May
31

Nate Jenkins: Klinsmann’s Clinical Cut

Jurgen Klinsmann’s decision to leave Landon Donovan off of his World Cup roster has raised the ire of a number of American soccer fans, but he’s just being consistent with the nature of the game, and with his own personality.

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