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Jun
22

The Reader Speaks…June 22, 2017

The latest cmments received post-state tournament from readers with issues over the issues of amateur baseball…extended season, pitch count…and even a few kind words! Take a few moments to read and see how the other side thinks…today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
20

One Final Piece Of Business: SWDAB Honors Standout Scholar Athletes

An annual rite of passage, the Southwest District Board of the OHSAA took time Tuesday evening to honor its elite student athletes for accomplishment on the playing field and in the classroom. An impressive group, and presentation, headlines today’s edition of Press Pros.

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Jun
14

Schroer, Leugers, Garner Press Pros Awards For The MAC…

In the most competitive selection process yet, Marion Local’s Duane Leugers and New Knoxville’s Kenzie Schroer, with Press Pros publisher Sonny Fulks, received financial aid Wednesday as the MAC’s male and female Student Athletes Of The Year. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
12

Three Letters From Fans Of Baseball: Letter #3

Our recent blog on the state of high school baseball drew swift response from around the state…who took the time to share their own opinion on the state of a boys game that in the words of one, “is just too simple for the times.” In the third of three letters posted, another writer shares that no one’s listening because changing the baseball season would inconvenience too many adults.

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Jun
9

Arcanum’s Franchesca Hackworth Wins McCoy Scholarship

Hal McCoy came to town…and Arcanum’s Franchesca Hackworth (above), with Arcanum superintendent John Stephens (left), and principal Jason Stephan (far right), came away $2,500 the better, the winner of this year’s Hal McCoy Scholarship for journalism and communications. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
8

Three Letters From Fans Of Baseball: Letter #2

Our blog from last week on the state of amateur baseball drew swift response from readers in the area and from around the state…who took the time to share their own opinion on the state of a boys game that in the words of one, “is just too simple for the times.” A second letter posted today, simply says, “selfishness and the pursuit of the almighty dollar will eventually kill high school baseball.”

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May
31

The Reader Speaks…And Just In Time For The Baseball Tournament

On the eve of the state baseball tournament in Columbus this weekend, we share the thoughts of a number of correspondents over the recent column on the subject of pitch counts in high school baseball. And if the rules makers are reading…they’re going to like what they see. Comments from the tournament in today’s inside feature.

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May
19

Announcements Pending For Press Pros MAC, SCL, and Hal McCoy Award Winners

The data is in, evaluations are in progress…and the winners of this year’s Press Pros post-year awards for scholar-athletes will be coming in a few short days. Stay tuned!

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Apr
9

The Reader Speaks…April 10, 2017

The latest comments, and comebacks, from readers of Press Pros – this week regarding the comments of Louisiana LaFayette coach Tony Robichaux (above) on “Daddy Ball”, last words on the state basketball tournament, a great Bob Purkey story shared…and music to your ears. Read, and enjoy!

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Mar
26

The Reader Speaks…March 26, 2017

The value of winning? In this edition of reader comments – the latest from those moved to share on recent content on Press Pros: In particular, thoughts on “winning at all costs”, Un-American Airlines, and remembering Piqua hall of fame coach, Jim Hardman. Enjoy, in this month’s volume of “The Reader Speaks”.

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Mar
18

Buckeyes Frigid In Home Opener, Lose To Xavier In 13th

The Buckeyes and Coach Greg Beals will be looking for offense when their home-opening weekend series with Xavier shifts to Cincinnati on Sunday. Read more about the baseball Buckeyes in our latest Press Pros update.

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Mar
10

Last Call For Hal McCoy Scholarship Applicants….

If you’d like to make a career out of writing, or even teaching others how to write, here’s your final call for financial aid from Press Pros and the 2017 Hal McCoy Scholarship award.

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Feb
21

The Reader Speaks…February 21, 2017

Volume #3 of your best comments about posts on Press Pros for 2017. In this edition: The “outdoors, fishing, and birds”, pitch counts in high school baseball, Greg Hoard, basketball’s “black eye”… and “Mom(s)”. Read and enjoy the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
17

The Reader Speaks…January 17, 2017

The mail bag’s again full and begs sharing. As usual, new readers from near and far took the time to write about: The ‘double standard’ and OSU football…Gary Wright…story priorities…and ‘Best Sports Memories’. Read and enjoy.

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Jan
4

The Reader Speaks…January 5, 2017

Are you happy, Reds fans? Our opening share for 2017 of the best responses from daily readers of Press Pros, with appreciation for those who’ve taken the time to write…on hunting, good will towards mankind, the Reds’ rebuild (but with whom…above) – and the struggle to understand basketball. Read, think, and enjoy!

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Dec
18

The Reader Speaks: Christmas Edition…2016

Impressed by responses to recent posts on the state tournament and the Ohio State-Michigan game, we’re pleased to share some of the best, and in a couple of cases…circle the wagons in defense. Enjoy a good read, and the holidays…with Press Pros!

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Dec
5

The Reader Speaks…December 6, 2016

With high school football in the rear-view mirror, we share some of the best responses received(?) from the past month of Press Pros content…even on area popcorn. Happy holidays to you. And a little “Festivus” … for the rest of us! Be amused with today’s inside feature on Press Pros.

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Dec
3

Trotwood “Run-Ruled” By Hoban In Division III Final

Akron Hoban left little doubt as to which was the better team. The Knights won their second consecutive title in Division III, decisively, over Trotwood-Madison.

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Dec
2

Division I: St. X Outlasts St. Ignatius, 27-20 (2 ot)….

St. Xavier outslugged 11-time winner St. Ignatius in Division I to claim the Bombers’ third title in football.

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Nov
1

Reader Speaks Early This Month, Nov. 1, 2016

Too many, and too many good ones (letters) to put off sharing. The very best from readers on recent Press Posts…”Chief Wahoo”, too much football, and yes, “Hamilton”. Seriously, you can’t make this stuff up. Enjoy a good read in today’s inside feature on Press Pros.

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