Jim Haslam came on like gangbusters and with truckfuls of money. But the firing of Rob Chudzinski, and the halting, ponderous search for his replacement has sucked every last breath out of all but the most ardent optimists.
We’re often asked to reprint stories and columns from the past, and none better than this one from Bruce Hooley, on the eve of another state tournament for track and field. People who mock the life in small-town America have never lived the life, or known the people, who characterize the best of what we aspire to be. Meghan Vogel gave us all hope through her personal example. Read Bruce’s proud Press Pros feature on one of the best from his own home town.
Why Titles Come Tough…Sophomore Kyle Ahrens scored 12 points, but found it tough going against an outstanding group from Ottawa Glandorf and a record-breaking performance by guard T.J. Metzger. The Titans crushed the Versailles Tigers’ hopes for a title in Division III basketball with a 67-46 win at the Schottenstein Center. Read more about the game, and the story of a season of achievement, from Bruce Hooley in today’s Press Pros inside feature.