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Aug
13

Troy Scrimmage: Trojans Generating Buzz Again

A strong running game with Shane Shoop (above) and stout defense helped Troy impress in its first scrimmage…and build confidence heading into the 2016 season. Greg Billing writes about it in today’s inside feature.

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Aug
9

The Reader Speaks…August 9, 2016

Our monthly review and more first-time readers than ever before took the opportunity to write and let us know their thoughts on recent Press Pros posts, the movie ‘Concussion’, and more. We appreciate your taking the time, and your patronage. Read today’s Press Pros inside feature. (Photo Courtesy of Sony Pictures)

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Jul
18

The Case For Gary Collins

Nearly 50 years after he retired, former Browns’ receiver Gary Collins continues to await the long-overdue call from Pro Football Hall of Fame. In a Press Pros encore presentation, the late Dale Meggas makes the case that many appreciated at the time of its original publishing in 2011. Enjoy! (Photos courtesy of the Browns)

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Jul
4

The Reader Speaks…July 5, 2016

Many are on vacation, but response to columns posted on Press Pros continues at the usual summer pace. Good stuff on high school basketball, how to win friends and fans at the ballpark, and why didn’t the Reds hire Terry Francona (above) when they had the chance? Read today’s feature on Press Pros.

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Jun
11

The Reader Speaks….June 12, 2016

Never has there been wider participation, or a wider disparity in views on recent topics on Press Pros…on baseball fights and good sportsmanship, on matters of playing baseball in better weather (again), and whether admitting you weren’t a good wrestler makes you a better Congressman. Our latest inside feature.

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Jun
9

Hemmelgarn, Langston, Named 2016 PPM “MAC” Scholar Athletes Of The Year

Crowning outstanding high school careers in competition on and off the field, Versailles’ Kristin Langston and Coldwater’s Jack Hemmelgarn have been selected as the Press Pros MAC Scholar Athletes of The Year. Read more in the latest inside feature on Press Pros.

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Apr
24

Minster Wins 24th Annual Ft Loramie Invitational

The weather was good, baseball was good, and Minster took advantage of both to win the 24th annual Loramie invitational tournament. Onlookers from across the street in Loramie watch as Aaron Ernst pitches from the 4th inning with 6 strikeouts and 2 walks to end the game with a win.

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Apr
9

Flyers Warm Up Against George Mason…

Dayton enjoyed a rare offensive feast on Friday, defeating George Mason in Atlantic 10 Conference play.

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Mar
30

The Reader Speaks…April Fools Edition

We continue to collect new readers, new friends, and new responses from those moved to comment on recent opinions and columns shared on Press Pros. To christen a new month we offer these in today’s inside feature.

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Mar
3

The Readers Speak…March 3, 2016

February set more records for numbers of new readers and first-time correspondence to the website. And whether you agree or disagree, we’re always happy to hear your opinion.

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Feb
15

The Reader Speaks…February 16, 2016

The latest from Press Pros readers on recent published topics: sportsmanship, on performing the national anthem, on second chance coaches, and laughing at the Reds. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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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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