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May
24

Hoying Gets His Big League Call….

After a blistering start to his season at AAA Round Rock, Jared Hoying has been called up to the major leagues by the Texas Rangers.

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May
23

The Man Who Would Be Congressman….

If you want to know more about Sidney native Warren Davidson’s desire to run for John Boehner’s congressional seat, consider…he’s a former high school wrestler, army ranger, and West Point cadet. He’ll tell you more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
22

A Good, No, A “Great” Story Waiting To Be Appreciated….

If winning in anonymity has any motivating properties, what the Ohio State Buckeyes have thus far accomplished in baseball might well be enough to push them into unheard-of successes and unforeseen titles.

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May
21

Recovery Takes Div. IV Dist: A Reprise Of “The Natural”

He has the touch! They only got two hits, but senior Jackson Hobbs and the Ft. Recovery Indians again proved that if your pitching is good, and your defense can complement, anything is possible in baseball. Recovery tops Minster, 1-0, in Saturday’s district final. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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May
19

Tipp Advances In Div. II: Aaron Hughes, And “Opus 6″….

With little offensive support outside of the first inning run he scored himself, Tipp’s Aaron Hughes made that stand for a nail-biting Division II sectional final win Thursday over Springfield Shawnee. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
19

Some Words On Baseball Fights, Heroes, and Role Models…..

If you’re horrified over the punch that Rangers shortstop Rougned Odor landed on Jose Bautista, answer me why. And then think about what you expect…and why?

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May
19

Div. IV Baseball: Recovery Nips St. Henry…”Wrenching” Loss For The Redskins…

There was joy…but there was also drama and an air of regret, as Ft. Recovery and Minster advanced Wednesday with nail-biting wins in the Division IV district tournament. Read more in the latest tournament update from Press Pros.

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May
19

Div. IV Baseball: Recovery Nips St. Henry…”Wrenching” Loss For The Redskins

There was joy…but there was also drama and an air of regret, as Ft. Recovery and Minster advanced Wednesday with nail-biting wins in the Division IV district tournament. Read more in the latest tournament update from Press Pros.

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May
18

Cameron Godsey: Press Pros 2016 Hal McCoy Award Recipient

Miami East senior Cameron Godsey was the surprise recipient of the 2016 Hal McCoy Award for continued study in journalism, creative writing, and language arts. And he plans to use the money to put his career on an entertaining course. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature update.

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May
18

Would You Recognize A Buckeye In Spring….?

We all claim to be “Buckeyes” comes football season, when we wear the red and gray. But would you be so saavy as to recognize a “real” Buckeye months before kickoff…and all those necklaces?

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May
17

How I’ll Remember “The Forgettable Spring”….

It doesn’t seem that long since New Year’s and the Buckeyes winning the Fiesta Bowl, and in reality it has been, because there’s been very little memorable since then with which to gauge…except in one particular case.

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May
14

Getting To Know Tanner Tully…(What Most Will Never Know)

He makes no bones about it…he’d rather pitch than talk. But when Ohio State lefthander Tanner Tully does talk about his career and remarkable performance Friday over Michigan…it amounts to words worth reading.

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May
13

The Story Of A Season In One Tournament Game….

There was actually dust as Malave Bettinger scored in the second inning. And Coldwater came within three outs of gaining an impressive opening-round tournament win over Delphos Jefferson. But guess what got in the way? Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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May
11

Lehman Opens Tournament Impressively: Fit For A King…..

Cavalier Welcome…They were there at home plate to welcome Lehman’s Max Schutt after his fourth inning home run opened the scoring for Lehman in their 10-3 win Wednesday over Botkins. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
8

Inside Looking Out, At The Outside Looking In….

If you think humans are the only ones to feel desperation, anxiety, and like beating their heads against the wall…nah. I got proof that the animal world can lose their minds, too, over who knows what. A photographic tease in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
8

Mothers Day: Moms Of A Generation…

It’s hard to honor one’s mother without at least some consideration for what so many of them have missed…from being a product of their own time.

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May
7

Bucks Best Performance Yet Buoys Hope For Season, Future….

It’s taken nearly 50 games, but finally…Friday’s win over Iowa defined the object of a program for the present, and a future befitting what it means to be a Buckeye.

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May
6

Small Market Goes Both Ways…Some Suggestions For The Reds

A month into the season and the Reds are what they are, but for the sake of relevance to their fans, the Reds had better make some considerations…and soon!

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May
5

While Others Assume….Don’t Take The Raiders Lightly!

Raiders ready and waiting….They’ve fought the elements, the cold, and too many “moral victories” in the words of their coach. Now, it’s time for the Russia Raiders to make some noise in the post-season tournament. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature. (Feature Photo by Julie Wright)

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May
4

Different 15s…A First Look At Anna

The Anna Rockets say they have what every high school baseball program covets…enough pitching to be relevant on any given day. Their best-kept secret is…no one else may know that. Read more about the Rockets in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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