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Sep
24

Marion Tops Versailles: Antidote For Adversity…?

Hobbled by injuries and some sudden issues of ‘lackluster’, Marion pieced together enough game for a reinforcing win over Versailles. For complete game story and photos, click on the ‘MAC’ icon at the top of the home page.

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Sep
24

Marion Tops Versailles…An Antidote For Adversity?

Moeller, Moving!….Marion’s Nate Moeller outran a pair of Versailles defenders for 59 yards to set up a Flyers score, part of a Friday night that saw him pace the Marion offense to a 28-7 win over the Tigers. Read more in the latest MAC inside feature on Press Pros.

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Sep
20

Moment Of Redemption…Anna Gets The Last Word With Win Over Loramie

It Was Breathtaking!….It went five games, and it was wild. Anna outlasted Loramie to win Tuesday, redeeming an earlier loss with not a tiny bit of satisfaction and league braggin’ rights. Read more on the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature!

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Sep
18

What’s Wrong With Kaepernick’s, Rapinoe’s, and All The Other Athletes’ Protests….

It’s not surprising that concerned readers are writing to Press Pros over the recent post about Colin Kaepernick protesting the Star Spangled Banner. People who’ve made their own lives matter. What they’re writing about are others trying to justify an alternative agenda.

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Sep
17

While The Fort Recovers…Coldwater Moves To 4-0

They caught Division VII champ Ft. Recovery at an opportunistic time, but Division V champ Coldwater is playing again like a team intent on repeating, rather than rebuilding.

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Sep
15

Why Hillary and Trump (And The Others) Have Lost The Ear Of Americans….

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel’s recent argument for mandatory public service on the part of high school graduates is another reason why people are fed up with mandates…and government.

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Sep
13

Times In The Woods With Dad….

Trees Of My Time…Old habits and old memories are hard to live down sometimes. Here’s one that I’m thankful for, even though I now have to live it alone. A great story from the autumn woods, in today’s Press Pros inside feature, sponsored by Olde English Outfitters.

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Sep
12

The First Mid-Term On Area Football…

While replacing 27 seniors and a host of graduated starters from last year’s Division V champions, new faces like Dylan Thobe (above) are again making heads roll for the Coldwater Cavaliers. Read more about the first trimester of area high school football in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
11

Bad Breaks, And No Breaks At All…Coldwater Stuns Marion!

Orange Rush…Their coach said they were out to prove people wrong, that this Coldwater team is indeed in step with champions past…at least when it comes to playing Marion Local. They did it Friday, beating the Flyers in another MAC thriller. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
10

Bad Breaks, And No Breaks At All…Coldwater Stuns Marion

Orange Rush…Their coach said they were out to prove people wrong, that this Coldwater team is indeed in step with champions past…at least when it comes to playing Marion Local. They did it Friday, beating the Flyers in another MAC thriller. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
7

“The Kids Know It’s Marion…”

Kyle McKibben’s field goal (above) guaranteed a classic finish last year. Now, two days from the most anticipated football game in the state this week, coaches Chip Otten and Tim Goodwin are anticipating themselves. Another classic, and why not…another record 50-50 drawing. Have a little fun…read today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
5

Labor Day, 2016: What We Saw This Weekend….

Bands and parades today for some. Or, you might grill, imbibe, watch more college football, and just hang with your friends on this Labor Day. But if you’re a mind to read, here’s some of our own thoughts about what we saw and what we’ll remember from this year’s holiday weekend…in today’s holiday Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
3

Saturday’s Other Football Game….

If the thought of huge crowds, huge cost, and the issue of tickets to watch the Buckeyes play in person keeps you away from college football, consider the other OHIO football tradition…the Ohio University Bobcats. Beautiful setting, affordable, comfortable, and a great first impression.

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Sep
3

The Biggest Improvement (?): Schmiesing’s Big Night Stuns Lehman

Bryce Schmiesing ran wild, and Minster did it’s best to lay to rest any concerns about being taken lightly for the rest of the season with a stunning win over Lehman. Read about it today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Aug
30

Little Things Add Up: Jackson Volleyball Smothers Russia

One For All…They’re not prohibitive in size, but reigning champ Jackson Center is totally big on the little things that help you win volleyball games. After four matches this season, they’re not only undefeated…they lost but one game. Read how they’re doing it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
29

Kaepernick, And An Inventory Of Those Who’ve Made Their Lives Matter

If Colin Kaepernick wants to sit down, or sit out, to support the oppressed, let him…while those like him who’ve put themselves in the category of the un-oppressed stream on by.

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Aug
29

What We Learned In Week One…

With fifty area football games in the book after week one of the season, some opinion on what we’ll be talking (or writing) about for the next couple of months. Your Monday morning read (with coffee) in today’s Press Pros inside feature…sponsored by Bruns residential and commercial realty, in Tipp City.

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Aug
27

“Blue” By You: Marion’s Opening Statement In Win Over CJ

Duane Leugers rushed for 112 yards and scored four times (above) as Marion Local made an early statement with Saturday’s win over Chaminade in the brutal heat of downtown Dayton. The Flyers impressed everyone, even their own coach. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature. (Feature Photo by Julie McMaken Wright)

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Aug
23

Changes Mean Speed, Security, Added Content…

If you haven’t noticed already, recent changes on Press Pros makes it faster…and more secure. Good for you, and us!

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Aug
23

Urban Could Learn Something From Marion Local, Chaminade…

Among some pretty good opening games this Friday, the one that portends the most risk is this one. Quarterback Ryan Peltier and Chaminade will host Marion Local, who goes up two divisions for what could be an eye-opening test for both teams. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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