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Mar
13

Questions For Hal McCoy, 2016: Volume 1

For another year we offer Press Pros readers the opportunity to direct questions on the Reds, all things baseball, cigars and even vintage beers to our resident hall-of-famer, Hal McCoy. Read for your enjoyment in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
9

Hal: Cline On The Incline On UD’s Pitching Staff

Gone With The Wind…Nick Weybright’s second inning homer turned out to be the difference, as the Flyers scored 11 times and rode a freshman’s first winning start to pad their winning streak (2). Read Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros feature on Dayton baseball.

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Mar
6

McCoy: “Net” Cutting Time Works Out For The Flyers…!

Everybody Cuttin’ Up…It wasn’t pretty, but they found a way. The Flyers collected themselves behind Scoochie Smith win over VCU, win a league title, and to spark a huge celebration at the Arena. Read Hal McCoy in today’s feature.

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Mar
6

McCoy: “Net” Cutting Time Works Out For The Flyers….

Everybody Cuttin’ Up…It wasn’t pretty, but they found a way. The Flyers collected themselves behind Scoochie Smith win over VCU, win a league title, and to spark a huge celebration at the Arena. Read Hal McCoy in today’s feature.

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Feb
28

Hal: UD Arena No Longer Home Sweet Home For Flyers

It was a crippling defeat for UD, its third loss in its last four games, and second straight at what is no longer home sweet home…UD Arena. Read more in our latest feature on Flyer basketball.

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Feb
27

Hal: UD Arena No Longer Home Sweet Home For Flyers

It was a crippling defeat for UD, its third loss in its last four games, and second straight at what is no longer home sweet home…UD Arena. Read more in our latest feature on Flyer basketball.

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Feb
21

Hal: You Don’t Always Have To Sleep To Have A Nightmare….

The Background Story…Dayton Flyer pitcher Masashi Sakamota watches the ball fly out of the park as UK’s Tristan Pompey receives congratulations in the background. The Wildcats went deep eight times in Sunday’s win in Spartanburg. Read more from Hal McCoy in today’s feature.

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Feb
20

Hal: Nothing’s Been So Finer…So Far!

Not Such Hospitable Hosts…USC-Upstate’s Pat Raiff scores in the bottom of the eight inning to rain on UD’s admirable comeback bid on Saturday. Read more in today’s latest Press Pros feature from Hal McCoy.

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Feb
19

Hal On Flyers’ Opener: Baseball That Everyone Loves….

An eight-hour bus ride, ear-splitting movies on the bus, and they ran out of eggs for breakfast. But no one on this trip would trade college baseball for anything. Read about the Flyers’ opener on Press Pros.

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Feb
19

Hal On Flyers’ Opener: Baseball That Everybody Loves…!

An eight-hour bus ride, ear-splitting movies on the bus, and they ran out of eggs for breakfast.  But no one on this trip would trade college baseball for anything. Spartanburg, S.C. — There is nothing like baseball’s Opening Day, be it at the pomp and circumstance of Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati or be […]

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Feb
10

Hal: Flyers Survive What The Circus Left Behind To Beat Duquesne

It wasn’t pretty, and it smelled even worse. But somehow the Flyers cleared their sinuses in the nick of time Tuesday to beat Duquesne and win their 20th straight at home. Read Hal McCoy’s account in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
30

Hal: And The Band Plays On…Revenge Not So Sweet

Revenge wasn’t real sweet, but it still was tasty. “I don’t care about the scores, we had two nice wins this week and that’s all I care about,” said Archie Miller. Read more on the Dayton Flyers impressive win Saturday in today’s inside feature from Hal McCoy.

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Jan
28

Hal: The Flyers Had Saint Louis Cryin’ At Their Own Party…

The Flyers put on their own personal party against Saint Louis University at UD Arena. The score was 59-24 with nine minutes left and Saint Louis was ready to hide under its bus. Read more on the Flyers impressive win in today’s inside feature from Hal McCoy.

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Jan
22

McCoy: Rose Enshrined In Hall That Matters Most To Reds Fans

Pete Rose remains an outsider on the national level and probably will be forever. But at least his regional fans in the Cincinnati area will see him enshrined at least once…in the Reds Hall of Fame!

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Jan
16

Hal McCoy: Pierre, Flyers, Rattle The Roof In Win Over George Washington

The Flyers, down by four with eight minutes left, spliced together a 9-0 run to take the lead, and the game, and left the Arena a howling jungle. Read more on the Flyers’ impressive win in today’s inside feature from Hal McCoy.

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Jan
13

Hal: Flyers Play Well, Withstand Late Charge To Beat Davidson

Scoochie was great! …The Flyers’ guard had 18 points and a floor game that helped the Flyers withstand a late charge by Davidson. Read more on the Flyers’ impressive win in today’s inside feature from Hal McCoy.

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Jan
13

Hal: Flyers Play Well, Withstand Late Charge To Beat Davidson

Scoochie was great! …The Flyers’ guard had 18 points and a floor game that helped the Flyers withstand a late charge by Davidson. Read more on the Flyers’ impressive win in today’s inside feature from Hal McCoy.

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Jan
7

Hal: Flyers Survive Scare, Thrash UMass

The good news is the Flyers didn’t need Kendall Pollard to beat UMass Wednesday; and the better news is…they may have him back soon. Read more from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
31

Hal: Flyers Welcome Dyshawn Back With Freakish Overtime Win Over ‘Hogs’

The Flyers welcomed back Dyshawn Pierre and a blowout-struggle ensued…Archie Miller’s 100th win as Dayton’s coach in an overtime win over Arkansas.

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Dec
30

Hal: Reds’ “Rebuild” Is The Reds’ “Rebuff”…!

Call it what they will, with the Reds’ dumping of veteran talent they’d better understand that someone still has to buy tickets. And tickets to see what?

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