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Aug
17

Joe Neves: Brewer, Troy On A Comeback Trail….

Growing Pains…There are some things, like ball security in Saturday’s scrimmage with Reynoldsburg, to clean up. But make no mistake. Third year head coach Scot Brewer and his Trojans are eager for the challenges ahead as they look to climb above the .500 mark. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
4

Lessons Learned With Uncle Mel’s .22…..

There are no trips, and there is no vacation, that can take the place of a boy growing up with the simple summer fun of an understanding uncle, a .22 rifle, and a sack full of tin cans. Enjoy the 4th of July holiday with this nostalgic story that personifies a freedom inconceivable to lose for so many Americans…today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
23

‘Coons In The Corn…

For those who profess to love all God’s creatures without reservation, some words about those willing to reconsider when the creatures come between them and their stomach. Guest writer Tom Cappell subs for Jim Morris this week.

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May
24

The Indian Evolution…

Newton is a young softball team, but the youngsters quickly understand the expectation thanks to seniors like Kirsten Burden. The result is another trophy in the display case as the Indians captured a district championship with a 6-0 win over Cincinnati Country Day. Perhaps more hardware awaits!

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May
22

Maybe It’s Russia’s Time Now…

The Russia Raiders look for a long tournament run after avenging two previous losses to Shelby County League rival Fort Loramie with an inspiring 8-4 victory in the sectional final at Hardman Field in Piqua. Contributing writer Ben Robinson tells the story in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Thursday Baseball on Press Pros…Centerville and Troy (baseball), 4:45 PM, on Press Pros streaming audio and 107.3 at the game.

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Nov
11

Buccs Win, Without Style Points…

12-0 The Old-Fashioned Way?….What you see is what you get with Justin Williams and the Covington football team as it puts more focus on execution than being fancy. It’s worked to perfection so far as the Buccs toppled Summit Country Day 58-14 Saturday to stay alive in the Division V playoffs. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
10

Marion Local Wins MAC Shootout…

The end of a glorious ordeal Friday night between upstart Minster and stalwart Marion Local, proved more congenial to a championship atmosphere than to a second-round playoff contest.

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Nov
4

Div. V Playoffs: Silencing The Critics…

Behind a devastating ground attack the Covington Buccaneers and running back A.J. Ouellette took an impressive first step in silencing its postseason critics Saturday by thrashing the Dixie Greyhounds 55-18 in the opening round of the 2012 state playoffs. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
3

Bradford, Enis Come Full Circle Despite Playoff Loss…

Bradford’s season may have ended against state power Marion Local, but the approximately 30 kids on the roster have given Curtis Enis new life and he has paid them back two fold by leading the Railroaders to their first playoff birth since 1982.

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Dec
30

Coming Up “Big”…

Covington’s Cole Owens won the battle of big men to lead the Buccaneers into the Buckeye Insurance Group Holiday Classic finals for the second straight year.

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Nov
20

What If They Were In Separate Regions?

Three weeks into the state tournament the only team to beat a MAC team has been another MAC team and unfortunately that meant the end of the season for Minster as neighboring Marion Local knocked them out of the playoffs, 28-0.

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Nov
18

They Always Find A Way…

The Coldwater Cavaliers overcame three turnovers inside the red zone to pull away from a gritty West Jefferson football team in the second half and win the Region 20 Championship, 28-6.

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Nov
12

Minster Cruises To Regional Final…

Two communities just a stones throw away from each other met at Wapakoneta to watch their teams battle it out in the regional semifinal. And it was Minster who advanced with a convincing 31-7 victory over Fort Loramie.

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Nov
12

Miami East Wins State Championship…

It’s been three years in the making, but the Miami East Vikings completed a long journey by winning a state championship with a 26-24, 17-25, 25-23, 25-21 victory over Gilmour Academy at the Ervin J. Nutter Center on Saturday.

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Nov
11

They Got Their Groove Back…

After stumbling down the stretch of the regular season, the Coldwater Cavaliers have their groove back with two big playoff wins – including Friday’s 43-0 destruction of tradition rich Versailles.

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Oct
3

Bruce Hooley: Fickle Is As Fickell Does

Five games into the season those once loyal to Luke Fickell for his loyalty to the Buckeye program have turned on the first-year “interim” coach.

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