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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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Oct
23

The Reader Speaks, Oct. 22…On Fried Squirrel, And Matters Less Fattening

The mailbox is jammed and begs relief as we share comments from far and wide on recent Press Pros topics…culinary choices from the deep woods, birthdays and Don Larsen, and why do we play the National Anthem before every sporting event? The latest inside feature on Press Pros.

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Oct
20

Week 9 ‘Picks': Five Critical Games….

Now or never? A number of critical games outline this week’s area football, and Joe Neves and Sonny Fulks were collectively 17 of 18 in picking winners in Week 8. And if you’re wondering about Week 9, and who wins, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to give today’s Friday’s “pick” page a read to find out. Today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
11

Versailles Takes Down Coldwater In Volleyball….

It was orange and black versus orange and black, two of the kingpins of the MAC playing for league and bragging rights. Our photo essay of a thrilling Versailles win Tuesday, three games to one. Check it out in the today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
3

The Reader Speaks…Oct 3, 2016

Letters (emails) from a lot of first-time readers populate this month’s page, with comments on Vin Scully, and support for the notion that nothing good really does happen after midnight…and hard work and commitment seems to trump many of our social issues! Our latest installment of the ‘Reader Speaks’.

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Sep
6

The Reader Speaks: September 7, 2016

The month starts out strong with comments from Press Pros readers around the area…and around the country. More than just football presently, it seems there’s a lot on people’s mind. Read more in today’s inside feature on Press Pros…and take your own opportunity to write. It’s good stuff!

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Aug
27

Greg Billings: Troy Shocks Everyone But Themselves With Win Over Trotwood…

They were effective enough on offense, and prohibitive on defense. The combination led impressive young Troy to an impressive opening win over Trotwood. Read Greg Billing’s column in the latest Press Pros post.

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Aug
27

Wrong Kind Of Thunder And Lightning…

Opening night of the football season turned out to be a tease…as many area games were suspended until Saturday to determine the outcome. And some good ones, at that!

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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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