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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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Aug
22

Five Miles, And Then Some…Versailles Tops Russia in Volleyball

A Matter Of Size And Strength…Versailles was dominant at the net and used an aggressive game plan to put away Russia in straight games in Monday’s non-conference match between backyard rivals. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
21

Press Pros’ Five Area (Football) Teams Of Intrigue For 2016….

If Looks Tell A Story…Marion Local’s Tim Goodwin saw his chance for a fifth straight title last season lost in the most un-Marion of ways – a fumble and a flip of momentum in the second half, negating a 20-7 lead. From the looks of things, the Flyers will seek to atone in 2016. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
18

Sidney Stung By Chaminade In Scrimmage Finale…

An Early Highlight…Darren Taborn took a would-be touchdown away with this interception, but it was far from enough for Sidney as Chamindade-Julienne made a three-touchdown second quarter outburst the difference in Thursday’s pre-season loss to the Eagles. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
18

At Lehman Next Week: Chris Herren’s Story Captivating, And A Lot Frightening

From the penthouse of life, to less than the shack out back as a slave to addiction…is one perspective of Chris Herren’s amazing life story. You can hear it for yourself next week, in Sidney.

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Aug
16

How A Good Defender Will Make Marion Better…On Offense!

He’ll tell you he’d rather be hitting people on defense. But Marion’s Duane Leugers is also the most capable candidate to assume football’s most important offensive position on one of the state’s most anticipated teams. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside pre-season football feature.

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Aug
16

The Difference In Clayton Murphy….

Unknown to many Americans who watched him win the 800 meter bronze medal Monday, Clayton Murphy distinguished himself by taking his opportunity to dream…and making the most of it.

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Aug
15

“Crabby” Gabby Is No Big Deal

Now that she plays second fiddle to gold medalist Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas can expect to the slings and arrows of those who underachieve, and over-criticize.

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Aug
14

If Clothes Make The Man: A Commentary On The “Look” Of Modern Football

On the threshold of another football season, some words on the best looks in area football, and how to make a good look go bad. There’s a reason why Penn State has always stayed simple; and why no football team should ever, ever, ever…wear brown pants. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
9

Troy Football, 2016: It Matters, And Here’s Why…

Back For Seconds….If the unaffected choose not to believe, Troy football coach Matt Burgbacher is willing to address the prevailing issue. The Trojans are going to be better. And yes, football is going to matter again. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
9

After Six Years: The Glass Half Full/Half Empty

After almost six years of publication, we continue to discover what motivates people to read, and to react. Keep it positive, optimistic. And never divulge the name of the kid who dropped the winning pass!

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Aug
4

Craig Stammen, And One More Chance….

A Testimony To Hard Work…After a year of surgery, rehab, setback, and waiting, Versailles’ Craig Stammen is finally within a month of making back to the big leagues. He needs to make it…a GOOD month! Read more about his comeback journey in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
2

For The Good Of The Program…..

Monday’s annual Diamond Club golf outing proved to be an extension of the remarkable success of the Ohio State Buckeyes’ breakout year in baseball.

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Aug
2

For The Good Of The Program….

The annual Diamond Club golf outing proved to be an extension of the remarkable success of the Ohio State Buckeyes’ breakout year in baseball. Check out the mid-summer appreciation and love affair for Buckeyes baseball in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Aug
2

Words About A Friend You Didn’t Know You Had….

I didn’t know Judge Scott Bowling very long, but he made a tremendous, and powerful, first impression. What was it Joni Mitchell sang…you don’t know what you have ‘til it’s gone?

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Jul
30

Life As #1(s)…

Tyler Stephenson and Nick Senzel have more in common than just being teammates on the Dayton Dragons. In successive years they’re the Reds’ #1 draft picks, playing under the expectation that they’re going to be stars…and soon! Read more about their journey so far in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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