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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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Jul
21

Runner’s “Lib” In Covington…..

She runs 40 miles a week just for fun. And by the way, Libby McMaken Long (above, left) is in such good condition she doesn’t even pay attention anymore. Read more (if it doesn’t make you tired) in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
19

A Season-Long Lesson In Tough!

Victory Lap…After 25 years of waiting Minster celebrated its Division VI title last December with a post-game tribute from the Wildcat fans at Ohio Stadium. The ‘Cats stunned two-time champion Kirtland, 46-42. Whet your appetite for some football with this Press Pros replay in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
18

Beyond Family…A Reunion

Once it was our dads…now we’re the dads, with cousins Frank (center) and Paul at the annual Fulks family reunion. You never know who you’ll run into, what you’ll see or hear. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
16

In The Course Of Time…..

Lehman’s Stephen Monnin has been patient, diligent, for four years…to prepare, to play, to prove…that good things really do come to those who wait. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
16

The Next Big Thing At Marion Local…

As big as the tradition itself, Marion sophomore John Dirksen is set for the Flyers to build upon, seeking their next run at a state title in football. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
16

The Statlers In The Locker Room….

Ever Seen These Guys? ….. An old newspaper clipping reminded me this week of another memorable occasion as a minor league umpire…one that had nothing at all to do with baseball. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
15

The Next Big Thing At Marion Local….

As big as the tradition itself, Marion sophomore John Dirksen is set for the Flyers to build upon, seeking their next run at a state title in football. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
13

“What’s Wrong With The Reds…?”

A mid-season assessment of a team that’s become painful to watch, and hard to think of in terms of being relevant…now, and who knows when!

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Jul
12

Now, Do We Understand…?

As an American, does it bother you that the White House, and the president, has broken habit…and remained silent and conspicuously absent over the death of Kate Steinle? And do you wonder…why?

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Jul
10

Football 2015: Not-So-Suddenly…Arcanum

Strength In Numbers?…After four years of teaching, tinkering, and leaving his stamp on the program, Arcanum’s T.J. Powers believes improved depth and experience have the Trojans ready to compete with the likes of Covington and East for the Cross County Conference title. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
9

Tough Coaching, Or Abusive Coaching…?

According to a CNN report it’s a big problem at the University of Illinois…abusive coaching and racial segregation. But nothing’s really new, just our attitude of what’s so publicly reported in today’s news.

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Jul
8

Kami McEldowney: How Big Isn’t The Issue…!

The diminutive freshman of the champion 2015 Versailles Tigers never let her size get in the way of her own ambitions, or her team’s goal of winning a state basketball title. And if you don’t believe the numbers, just listen now to what she has to say. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
8

Hal’s Big Moment At “Howell”…

In fitting tribute to a lifetime dedicated to baseball, the city of Dayton, major league baseball, and personnel from the Reds were on hand as they named the press box at venerable Howell Field Tuesday after hall-of-famer, Hal McCoy.

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Jul
6

What Was Your “Perfect 4th”…?

Simple people have simple pleasures apparently. Wait to you hear mine, and a 4th of July that I’ll appreciate all winter long.

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Jul
5

Mid-Term Grades For The Sports Year…!

Beat This!…Tri-Village winning the boys title in basketball was certainly an A+, but at the midpoint of the local sports year it’s time to rethink you priorities, your anticipations. The best of the year may be yet to come. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature!

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Jul
5

On Images Of Hate, And Reminders….

If we equate with condemnation the Confederate flag as an image of hatred, what do we do with the rest of American iconic symbols derived from Southern heritage?

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