Author Archive
Feb
7

Play Ball…Or Just Sit There And Shiver?

We know there’s still two months of winter left, but soon you’ll be seeing a lot of baseball on Press Pros already. And there’s a very good reason why. Read about it on the latest inside feature from Press Pros.

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Feb
7

Red Devils Ruin Trojans’ Party….

It was a festive night at Hobart Arena, but the Tippecanoe Red Devils refused to join the party. Read more about it from Joe Neves.

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Feb
6

From Russia With No Love…Raiders’ Second Half Comeback Tops Jackson Center

All signs point to trouble. Jackson Center’s Scott Elchert wasn’t pleased with official Chuck Docken’s charging call, or what he saw from Russia’s second half comeback Friday…a 53-48 win for the the Raiders. Read more in today’s inside feature from Press Pros.

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Feb
5

Lormamie’s, Siegel’s Win, One For The Book….

A Hand For The Coach…Ft. Loramie’s Carla Siegel accepts the congratulations of her team following Thursday’s historic win over Jackson Center. Her 340th career win set a new school mark for all sports. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Feb
4

Commentary: Why Dave Millers Matter

After nine seasons at Covington Dave Miller is moving on to football closer to home…at Kettering Fairmont. He takes with him one very impressive resume’, and here’s why. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
3

Lance Schneider Looks For An Interview, Redemption

The former coach of the Northmont Thunderbolts sits as area football jobs open and close…without him getting as much as an interview.

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Feb
3

Man, Those Paybacks Are Tough…!

When Rivals Meet…Sidney atoned for a heart-breaking loss at the beginning of the season, and served notice at Piqua’s expense that stopping the Jackets now can be like stopping a freight train. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature. (Photo by Julie McMaken Wright)

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Feb
1

The “Practical” Versus The “Please”….

What we’ve heard since our recent columns on the cheering ban in Wisconsin is the argument between the “practical”, and the “the please”…of what we want to believe about the job we’ve done as parents in teaching children appropriate behavior. More in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
30

Versailles Beats Coldwater At Home….And Guess Who Did The Math?

A gritty effort and some unexpected contributions helped the Versailles Tigers claim an impressive road win Friday over Coldwater. Read more in our report on the clash for first place in the MAC.

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Jan
30

Versailles Beats Coldwater At Home…And Guess Who Did The Math?

Ahrens, And More….A gritty effort and some unexpected contributions helped the Versailles Tigers claim an impressive road win Friday over Coldwater. Read more in our report on the clash for first place in the MAC.

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Jan
27

East Tops Tri-Village In CCC Shutdown: “Crazy” Defense…!

Tough Crowd…Tri-Village’s Tyler Van Winkle (#5, blue) found anything but an appreciative audience when he tried to score Tuesday against the Miami East Vikings. The Vikings’ superlative defense stifled the defending state champs in the Cross County Conference showdown. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
26

The Reader Speaks…January 26, 2015

The mailbox is busting at the seams from readers near and far over…Pete Rose, basketball mid-terms, Kelsey Mitchell (above), the Reds’ “rebuild”, and pheasant hunting! Read and grin at today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
24

Josh Sagester, Patriots Turn The Page….

From Over New Madison Way…Josh Sagester and the reigning champs in Division IV boys basketball lost a lot from last year’s Tri-Village title team, but are still winning…thanks to a combination of coach, community, and culture. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
23

Coldwater Tops Ft. Recovery: And The Cavaliers You Might Have Forgotten….

When Champions Meet…Behind torrid outside shooting and the low post presence of Andy Brunet, Coldwater reminded the rest of the MAC with a win over Ft. Recovery…that they’re so much more than just football. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
21

Lady Tigers Outlast Marion: On Again, Off Again, On Again….

Have Some…Marion’s Emily Mescher (left, above) adds a degree of difficulty to the scoring attempt of Versailles’ Kami McEldowney in Thursday’s game between the Flyers and the Tigers. Versailles rebounded with a strong fourth quarter finish to win, 44-31. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Jan
21

Wisconsin, You’ve Lost Your Minds….

The only thing worse than the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association’s ban on students chanting “air ball” at basketball games…is the collective embarrassment of having thinking adults believe they’re teaching sportsmanship and humanity by doing so. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Jan
19

Press Pros Encore: Vern Ruhle…And A Tribute To The Working Man

When we first published this column last year we received a number of responses complimentary of the story, and the ethic for which it’s written. Sadly, the one man I wish could read it, cannot. But I thank him all the same. He taught me something one spring day in Alabama. Read and enjoy today’s inside feature.

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Jan
19

Mid-Terms On Area Hoops: And A “Culture” Of Basketball

My annual review of area basketball at the halfway point of the season…a familiar cast of performing programs and why it seems the more things change the more they stay the same. Curious? Take time and read about why in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
18

Aren’t You Tired Of Being Talked To Like An Idiot…?

As good as it is to be an American, the process of electing our leaders really makes you wonder if the “end” is worth the “means”.

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Jan
17

The Last Good Day Of 2015

One last memory….It’ll be at least another year before I can scratch this itch again, so for those like me who pine to chase bird dogs and pheasants…read, remember, and enjoy! Something to think about while the snow flies…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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