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Nov
1

Marion Over Delphos St. John: They Saved The Best For Last…..

Marion’s Jacy Goettemoeller ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns as the Flyers beat Delphos and secured another perfect season, and MAC title. Read more in our latest MAC feature on Press Pros.

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Oct
29

Regional Volleyball: One Up, One Down….

Caleigh Barhorst and Ft. Loramie played their hearts out and advances in the regional round with an impressive win Wednesday over rival Minster, while favored Jackson Center bowed out in stunning fashion, in three games, to Springfield Catholic Central. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
29

Another Example Of If You Can’t Do It Well…Don’t Do It!

The World Series has once again made my argument regarding performance of our National Anthem. If you can’t do it well…don’t do it at all!

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Oct
28

Do We Have No Common Sense, Anymore…?

The ebola epidemic has become a lightning rod between the compassionate and pragmatics. But regardless of which side you’re on…what has become of our common sense?

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Oct
26

Buckeyes’ Season, Like Everyone Else’s, A Crapshoot..!

After somehow blowing a 17-point lead Saturday night, J.T. Barrett and the Ohio State Buckeyes proved that anything can happen on a given Saturday, and probably will. Read the latest word on the Buckeyes in today’s inside feature.

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Oct
26

Buckeyes’ Season, Like Everyone Else’s, A Crapshoot…!

After somehow blowing a 17-point lead Saturday night, J.T. Barrett and the Ohio State Buckeyes proved that anything can happen on a given Saturday, and probably will. Read the latest word on the Buckeyes in today’s inside feature.

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Oct
25

Minster “Passes” By Anna: All In A Night’s Work..!

Minster’s #2 Man…Minster’s Ryan Dues (#2) celebrates his winning TD catch Friday night, a night when passing records were broken and new ones set, but they were secondary to the Wildcats finding a way to beat Anna…and make the playoffs! Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
25

Luke Dillahunt, And The Story Within The Story…

Leading the area in nearly every rushing statistic, Troy Christian’s Luke Dillahunt (above, #32) stands as area football’s most remarkable footnote of the area’s most remarkable football story for 2014. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
25

Minster “Passes” By Anna: All In A Night’s Work…!

Minster’s #2 Man…Minster’s Ryan Dues (#2) celebrates his winning TD catch Friday night, a night when passing records were broken and new ones set, but they were secondary to the Wildcats finding a way to beat Anna…and make the playoffs! Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
22

The Reader Speaks…Oct. 23, 2014

Your comments on a range of recent topics from lumping politicians together, to handshakes after games…Bruce Hooley, to our “preoccupation” with the Midwest Athletic Conference (above). As always, we appreciate the opportunity to hear from you…whether you like us, or not! Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
21

Staars Academy: A Head Start On Another Season Of Better Baseball…

If you think baseball’s about to go into hibernation for another year, think again. On South Dorset, in Troy, a “new” start is signaling a head start for those with designs on being next spring’s “staars”, like Troy High School’s Brandon Emery (above). Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
20

Concussions: And Why Marvin Thinks It’s Media’s Fault…?

Marvin Lewis says there’d be no concussions if someone wasn’t there to write about it. Kind of reminds you of the tree falling in the forest…if no one’s there to see it. Doesn’t it? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
19

Gambling No Longer Pete’s Achilles Heel, But Hypocrisy…!

I, like Pete Rose, am convinced. His banishment from baseball is now one of simple convenience. If they need him…or if they need cash…they’ll call him.

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Oct
18

Coldwater Crushes Versailles: The Night Brody (Hoying) Got His “Groove” Back..!

Admittedly making up for lost time and games missed, Coldwater’s Brody Hoying left no doubt Friday that he’s back and intent on delivering the Cavaliers to another playoff run. Read more in the latest Press Pros MAC feature.

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Oct
16

The Best Reason They Can Give You Not To Vote For Someone….?

Typically, a guy that can save individuals from paying unnecessary taxes, and save small business owners overhead expense is a someone you’d think would have unilateral support. Apparently that’s not so with Bill Beagle.

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Oct
15

The Reality Of The Handshake: What We Want Is A “Feel Good”….

Questions and controversy over whether high school athletes should shake hands to promote sportsmanship is as far removed from modern reality as another fable of the past…Gone With The Wind! Read more in a reprint of a Press Pros inside feature from a year ago.

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Oct
15

Do You Really Want To Play Better Football….?

Three-quarters into the high school football season, I’m reminded of a pre-season statement that never gets fulfilled…and it could so easily!

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Oct
13

How Do You Explain Failure…?

Mike Nugent’s missed field goal Sunday was little more than a reminder…that to err is human. And to get too crazy about it is even worse human.

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Oct
10

Confessions Of A Wedding-Weary Dad…!

They say it happens to all of us with daughters. I disagree. Some get through a wedding with more money and patience for the process than I have. Heavy sigh…it’s about over!

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Oct
9

The Series I Would Most Liked To Have Seen….

Clayton Kershaw wasn’t enough for the Dodgers, and what a pity. The best possible matchup in the World Series won’t happen…and here’s why!

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