Author Archive
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.

Share
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.

Share
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.

Share
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.

Share
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.

Share
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.

Share
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.

Share
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.

Share
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!

Share
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.

Share
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!

Share
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!

Share
Oct
6

Reds 2014: I Didn’t Miss A Thing…!

Boom, Or Bust!….Based on what I saw from the Reds in April, and they way they finished the season, I didn’t miss much after the All-Star break…because I didn’t watch. Well, maybe one player. You might be surprised in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Oct
4

OSU vs. Maryland: Improvement Across The Board Against “Beer League” Terps

Ohio State’s overwhelm of Maryland raised more questions than it provided answers…about Maryland and more pedestrian Big Ten football! Read more in the latest Press Pros update on Ohio State football.

Share
Oct
4

Versailles Edges St. Henry: For The Sake Of A Yard…!

The Longest Yard?…St. Henry running back Jesse Niekamp (#22, in white) came a yard short on a two-point conversion attempt to making the Redskins a comeback winner over Versailles Friday. But will that single yard turn out to be a big milestone for Tigers and their season? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Oct
1

Hoard: Pitching…It’s Here, Then It’s Gone!

Former Reds coach George Scherger said, “Every one of us is on the clock, but a pitcher’s clock seems to run a little faster, and sometimes for some reason the works get all gummed up.” Appropriate with the post-season playoffs, read and enjoy today’s Press Pros inside feature from Greg Hoard.

Share
Sep
30

Brady Hoke, And Trusting The Coach (Your Coach)…

Michigan’s Brady Hoke has much more to worry about than just winning games. Suddenly he’s in jeopardy of losing so much more!

Share
Sep
28

The “Truth” About Bruce Hooley…

Sometimes it’s necessary to set the record straight, where opinion has been substituted for fact…and whether you like the truth about the record, or not.

Share
Sep
28

OSU vs. UC: Better Days And Better Memories For Eric Lefeld…

OSU and UC had a reprising semblance to Kent State at first. But there’s always another angle to write, something just under the surface, something familiar to those from Coldwater. Read more in the latest Press Pros update on Ohio State football.

Share
Sep
27

Marion Local “Clocks” St. Henry…”Not Our Best”

After a slow start and some uncharacteristic mistakes in the first half, Hunter Wilker and Marion Local rolled neighboring St. Henry to remain unbeaten, and largely…unchallenged. Read more in our latest MAC inside feature.

Share