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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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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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