There was nothing more anticipated than the phone call from downstate…and the invitation to hunt my first opening day with Uncle Mel.
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.
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.
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.
For a team that lost all those starters to graduation, Tipp’s playing like they’ve all come back for ‘graduate’ school. Red Devils open the Labor Day weekend with an impressive romp over Springfield Shawnee! Greg Billing shares the details on Press Pros.
Bigger teams, bigger games, and bigger stakes are what await senior quarterback Aaron Hughes and his Red Devil teammates – a little “big game” hunting for the Tippecanoe in 2016.
As I unwrapped it I remembered Uncle Mel’s words … and his laugh. The Winchester, 65 years old, still looked like it did the last day he carried it — in collectible condition and with a lot of character. An outdoors remembrance from guest writer Tom Cappell, sponsored by Olde English Outfitters, in Tipp City.
Off And Running? Tipp City showed that all of those graduated seniors will not impact the way they do business. The Red Devils ran (Nyles Anderson, above) and scored at will Friday with an impressive performance against Eaton in their final scrimmage. Read more from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
The beauty about being baseball tough is that it takes absolutely no physical ability. Believe it or not, it is just a choice. Every baseball player can make the choice of making no excuses, confiding in themselves, respecting the game, and facing their fears.
With increased scrutiny on guns, shooting, and the recreation of the shooting sports, attitudes with hunting must change to preserve and justify one of our most treasured traditions.
Our 2016 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.
Misery, as the season ends…A poor starting performance put the Buckeyes in too deep a hole and their season comes to an end at the hands of Wright State in the elimination game of the NCAA Louisville regional. Read more in our latest update.
John Havird was not the John Havird of recent starts. And in a game which featured two weather delays, Ohio State ran into a loaded Louisville team with an offensive and pitching combination capable of producing streaks of lightning and thunder of its own. Read more in our latest Buckeyes post.
A storybook season for Ohio State adds another chapter, with the help of some two-out magic in the Louisville regional.
As another baseball season approaches, I always assess our commitment to leadership as much as I do our commitment to stats. Put the two together and you’ve got a winning combination.
Our 2015 series on learning baseball from those who teach is best continues with this week’s feature on a young man who taught the Dayton Flyers more about life than they could ever teach him about baseball.
Fueled by the outstanding play of quarterback Cole Griesdorn, Marion Local returned to winning form with a shutout win over visiting Ft. Recovery. Read more from guest columnist Randy Bruns in this week’s MAC feature.
Covington coach Dave Miller stood at midfield with tears streaming down his face as he accepted hugs from players and coaches after his Buccaneers came back from a 14-0 deficit to defeat Miami East 21-20 in overtime.
Craig Stammen’s story of hard work and determination to return to form next year after Tommy John surgery makes for an interesting read and great insight into a less-than-happy side of major league baseball. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.
It is perhaps the most overused, and misused, word in sports and in our culture. Some coaching thoughts on the value of loyalty, and lessons learned the hard as to its misuse! As it pertains to baseball from UD coach Tony Vittorio, in his latest column.