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Aug
14

From The Dugout: Hard Work In Baseball

If you want to do something bad enough, there’s only one way to do it. You go after it, not just hard, but as aggressively as you can!

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Apr
15

“Cheat” Counts In Hitting…

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best continues with this week’s feature on being offensively sound…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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Apr
15

“Cheat” Counts When Hitting…..

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best continues with this week’s feature on being offensively sound…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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Mar
27

From The Boys State Tournament: The Reader Speaks

Catching up with recent mail, including comments from last week’s girls state tournament…on prep basketball, difference in boys and girls, race in sports, and Hal McCoy’s new book.

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Mar
24

From The Dugout: Reading Hops…!

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best continues with this week’s feature on being defensively sound…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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Mar
10

The Three Bad “Fs”….

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best continues with this week’s feature on being defensively sound…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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Feb
19

Fielding Starts With An “F”…Part 2

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best continues with this week’s feature on being defensively sound…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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Feb
9

Fielding Begins With An “F”… 1st In A Series On Defensive Play

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best continues with this week’s feature on being defensively sound…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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Jan
28

A Major Leaguer’s Off-Season…What I’m Doing In January

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach is best continues with this week’s feature on off-season conditioning…from former UD Flyer and Washington Nationals’ reliever, Craig Stammen.

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Jan
20

From The Dugout: You “Must” Get The Sacrifice Bunt Down…!

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach is best continues with this week’s feature on executing the sacrifice bunt…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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Jan
9

From The Dugout: This Word “Passion”

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach is best continues with this week’s feature on “passion”…for life, for competition…from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio.

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Jan
1

From The Dugout: Learn To Lead, Learn To Serve

Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach is best launches with this week’s feature from University of Dayton coach, Tony Vittorio. We hope you enjoy it and send us your comments.

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Dec
31

The Final Reader Speaks…2014!

We’ve always touched a few nerves, good and bad. And thanks to all for another year of letting us know just where you stand on recent Press Pros topics.

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Dec
21

Minster vs. Wapak: No Complaints!

Minster may have dropped its season opener on the hardwood to Wapakoneta, but there were no complaints after having just five practices due to the extended football season. For those who’ve asked to see more, check out today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
6

In Division I: Wayne Comes Up Short To St. Ed

For the second time in four years Wayne fell short of its goal of a Division I title…at the hands of Lakewood St. Edward.

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Dec
6

Div. II: LaSalle Wins First Title, Sets Scoring Record

LaSalle won its first state title, and set a record for points scored, to claim the Division II title over Nordonia.

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Nov
27

To Write Like Hal…The Hal McCoy Award, 2015

It is that time again to announce…that if you’re interested in a career in journalism, communications, or teaching English and literature in the public school, Press Pros can help you in the name of our resident hall-of-famer, Hal McCoy.

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Nov
26

Thanksgiving Edition: The Reader Speaks…November 27, 2014

Since November of 2013, Press Pros readership has exploded, across the area and across the state. And with it, comments from those thoughtful enough to take the time to write (share)…agree or disagree. As per our monthly custom, it’s the topic of today’s inside feature.

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Nov
15

Minster Advances….With Focus And Poise!

The Minster Wildcats used focus, poise and senior leadership to take advantage of mistakes by the Versailles Tigers en route to convincing 45-19 victory in the Regional Semi-Final in Piqua on Friday. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature on the MAC.

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Nov
9

Lehman Catholic Knocks Out Covington 42-7 In Playoff Opener…

Division VI Covington was reminded Saturday that football, like most sports, is a game of momentum. And, as we all well know, momentum can change sides in a hurry. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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