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Aug
30

Matt Burgbacher: Risk, And (For Now) A Small Reward

His first win as coach at Troy left Matt Burgbacher with a broad smile and even bigger appetite for more…and the satisfaction that (for now) he’s the happiest guy on Staunton Road. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Aug
29

Coldwater Crushes Kenton: And The Bad News For Division V…?

Without Brody Hoying and graduated standouts from their previous three state titles, Coldwater sent a message to the league and state Friday…the shelf is hardly bare.

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Aug
26

What Another Sports Year Really Means….

It’s more than the game, and it’s more than the work of covering the game. It’s the realization that even the best things don’t last forever…without change. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
24

Would “You” Question Football…or Chris Borland?

Chris Borland’s premature retirement from professional football and outspoken thoughts now on what he observed first hand has to at least raise the awareness of the unresolved questions about football. Or do they?

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Aug
22

Covington, 2015: A Familiar Crossroads….

With a smaller roster and no marquee name in 2015, Covington and coach Dave Miller are undaunted, and undeterred, to make another run at a league title and an impact in the post-season. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
20

Football Encore: Marion 4-Peats …”The Closest Thing To A Sure Thing”

In The Midst Of History…They did it in typical convincing fashion, to those in Ohio Stadium, and to the rest of the state who watched at home. Marion Local powered (again) to their fourth consecutive state title in football. Read about it on Press Pros.

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Aug
20

Rules, Among Other things, Ruin The Reds

You could make your points about why the Reds don’t win, but when all else fails a simple knowledge of the rules would seem to help. Don’t you think?

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Aug
19

Will You Write To James Harrison?

We should all thank James Harrison for making the point: Financially, we’ve done our best to redistribute the income of our country, and now we’re trying to do the same for the sake of achievement.

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Aug
18

Kaleb Romero: Pound For Pound….!

Strong Words…You might not have heard of him, but those who’ve seen him wrestle, and increasingly, those who see him quarterback the Mechanicsburg Indians, believe there’s no one better for his size anywhere in Ohio…than Kaleb Romero. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
15

What To Say About The Buckeyes, And When

A spate of comments, texts, emails, and criticism over why we aren’t writing about the Buckeyes. I would ask: What’s to write (at this point) that you don’t already know?

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Aug
12

Will You Need An Attorney…To Watch Your Kid Play Sports?

Concerns about competitive balance and making it “fair” for everyone has made high school sports a case study in politics and jealousy. Which begs the question: How long before you might need legal representation with you…to just watch? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
12

Words On Fighting The Summer Cold….

They’re bad enough in the winter, but a sore throat, coughing and congestion in August simply doesn’t make sense…and no doctor can explain it.

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Aug
11

Bengals Story Aging, Along With Owner

Before you get your hopes up, before you drink the Kool-Aid for another season, use some perspective when you consider the past, and the future, of Mike Brown the Bengals.

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Aug
10

Snapshots Of Life….

Some words on how a travel hobby turned into a life’s obsession to get the “picture”, any picture, and pictures now that I thought I’d never see. For a little change of pace, read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature

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Aug
9

There’s A Good Story In Minster…..

Buoyed by Minster’s first football title in 25 years, third-year coach Geron Stokes is taking nothing for granted as he prepares not just to defend his Division VI title…but just compete in the football-crazy MAC. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
4

Zach Farmer (1994-2015): An Awesome Lasting Impression!

The news of Ohio State’s Zach Farmer’s passing will always remind me of his spirit and attitude of unselfishness, even in the worst hours of his young life. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
2

Still Hooked On The Feeling…..

After 40 years of touring, recording, and surviving, singer B.J. Thomas “wowed” ’em at Kettering’s Fraze Pavilion Saturday night, and proved that some of the best things never change. And sometimes they even get better! Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
31

What We Could All Learn…From A.J. Ouellette

His story and his telling it on a recent Press Pros video provides a powerful contrast between how life is…and how most of us are telling our kids that it should be. Consider the lessons to be learned from Ohio University’s A.J. Ouellette in the latest inside feature.

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Jul
29

Josh Nixon: The Season, “The Pass”, And The Future…!

Buoyed by last season’s unbelievable finish, a state title, and the confidence that more good things could be just ahead, Minster quarterback Josh Nixon can’t wait to see what happens next. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
28

Sonny: If The Reds Trade Leake….

Now that Cueto is gone, the season is gone, and the next to go is said to be Mike Leake…because the Reds just don’t have enough money to be competitive…what’s your incentive to go see them in the future if they can’t “afford” to win?

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