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May
22

Tom Cappell: The ‘Queen’ In The Back Of The Safe…

Long overlooked as too rare, too expensive, and too fancy to shoot and have fun with, a story of appreciation for one of America’s best and most coveted guns of all time…the Winchester Model 52 rifle. Veteran outdoors writer, Tom Cappell, favors us with one of his tales about sporting Americana in today’s Press Pros feature.

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May
18

Sturwold’s Youngsters Show Grit In Sectional Final…

Fort Loramie took advantage of Triad mistakes to pull away for a 7-4 win in the Sectional Final in Piqua on Wednesday. Read More on baseball tournaments inside today’s Press Pros feature.

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May
12

Minster Slips Past St. Henry (Again) To Advance In Tourney

In a Sectional Tourney game expected to be close, it played out as expected. In a repeat from the MAC regular season, Mike Wiss’s Minster Wildcats edged John Dorner’s and St. Henry by a single run!

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May
10

Raiders Edge Flyers In A Classic Repeat

Like “deja vu all over again”, Dayton and Wright State hooked up Tuesday with the exact same results of their game earlier this season. Funny, unless you’re a Flyer fan…or Tony Vittorio. Read the latest Flyer update in today’s Press Pros.

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Apr
25

‘Skins (Wapak) Down ‘Dogs (Celina) In WBL Battle For First

A record crowd turned out to watch the two state-ranked powers battle it out for first place in the WBL. They got their money’s worth. Wapakoneta outlasted Celina in extra inning, 4-3.

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Mar
25

Turnovers Take Their Toll In Division Four Finals: Lutheran East Wins

The game featured two teams similar in a number of ways: Wellington and Lutheran East are both relative newcomers to State Tourney play,and both featured rosters with D1 length and athleticism. It made for an interesting Division IV final.

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Mar
25

No Luck Needed For The Irish On This Day…

In a contest that many of the fans in attendance figured to be a blowout, the Wauseon Indians stood tall for 29 of the game’s 32 minutes. Read more about the Boys state basketball finals by Stan Wilker inside Press Pros.

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Mar
12

State Wrestling: Romero Treats The Schott…

Mechanicsburg’s Kaleb Romero became the 29th four-time state champion in the history of Ohio high school wrestling and in the process treated his fans with a little O-H-I-O. Read more from the state wrestling meet in today’s Press Pros features.

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Feb
19

Barhorst’s (Barlage) HOF Induction The Crown On Something “Big”

When Ft. Loramie’s Faye Barhorst accepted a scholarship to play volleyball at UD she wanted to make a name for herself. Four years later…she’d made a name for the UD program that still stands tall. Read more in today’s special Press Pros feature from another Loramie native, Bucky Albers. (Photos by Erik Schelkin)

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Feb
14

A Message to All of You Who Support Us

Our 2017 coverage of college baseball begins this weekend, and with more than little appreciation for those people behind the scenes. Before the first pitch, a message…from University of Dayton pitching coach, Ryne Romick.

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Feb
8

From The Dugout: Pitching ‘Inside’….

Our 2017 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best debuts with this week’s feature on one of baseball’s most misunderstood pitches…from University of Dayton pitching coach, Ryne Romick.

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Jan
26

From The Dugout: Where Winning Happens Without Throwing A Pitch…(Part 1)

Our 2017 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best debuts with this week’s feature on one of baseball’s most underutilized pitches…from University of Dayton pitching coach, Ryne Romick.

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Jan
12

A Bird Story: Old Guns Are The Best Guns…!

It’s not popular to say with friends and some family members, but in my opinion if you want a dependable bird hunting experience carry a dependable shotgun.

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Jan
9

From The Dugout: How To Throw The “Changeup”….

Our 2017 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best debuts with this week’s feature on one of baseball’s most underutilized pitches…from University of Dayton pitching coach, Ryne Romick.

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Jan
9

From The Dugout: The “Changeup”…..

Our 2017 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best debuts with this week’s feature on one of baseball’s most underutilized pitches…from University of Dayton pitching coach, Ryne Romick.

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Dec
20

If You Want To Hunt Late-Season Pheasants….

If you’re lucky enough to hunt late-season ringnecks, it’s tougher…including the equipment it takes to bring bigger, tougher birds home from your trip. Some December upland hunting tips from Tom Cappell…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
12

Opening Day With Uncle Mel….

There was nothing more anticipated than the phone call from downstate…and the invitation to hunt my first opening day with Uncle Mel.

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Sep
23

SCL Volleyall: Redskins Win 10th Win Around….

They found their groove and they were unstoppable. Loramie rebounds from Tuesday’s loss to claim the season series against Botkins. Greg Billing writes about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
10

Greg Billing: Tipp Turns Away Milton In Series Finale

Tipp proves its superiority in the run game, again, powering past Milton Union in the final game of a generations-long series…the battle as some will remember it, of route 571. Greg Billing writes about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
3

Reason To Cheer: Troy Continues To Impress With Win Over Northwest

Sam Jackson (#5, above) ran like a man possessed, and the young Troy Trojans are playing to build confidence, momentum and to win the community’s appreciation. Friday, against Northwest, that got that plus a modest winning streak. The Trojans improve to 2-0 as Greg Billing reports in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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