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May
1

Lehman Rolls On…Despite The Questions

Their 19-2 mark has them ranked #4 in the state in Division IV. But is their record deceiving, based on the strength of schedule? It doesn’t seem to matter to Dave King and the Lehman Cavaliers. Read about them in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
30

Gone With The Wind…Comeback Falls Short In Series Loss To Huskers

Seth Kinker (above, in red) inherited a mess of a game. But the Buckeyes ace reliever held serve long enough to give the Buckeyes a chance. Unfortunately, an eighth inning comeback fell just short to Nebraska. Read about in the latest Press Pros update.

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Apr
29

Buckeyes Split With Nebraska…And What They Say!

The Buckeyes (and Brady Cherry, above) used a 6-run inning in Saturday’s suspended game to beat Nebraska, but for lack of imitating that effort in game two they split their double-header with the Cornhuskers. Read more in today latest update on Buckeye baseball in Press Pros.

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Apr
28

It Can’t Just Rain…It Poured!

Their scheduled game with Nebraska barely got off the ground before the skies opened, the rains came, and more bad luck poured on the Buckeyes (above). Read about it in the latest update from Press Pros.

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Apr
28

Hal Answers…..Volume #1

Got a question about baseball that no one can, or will, answer? Send them to the “famer”… hall of fame columnist Hal McCoy. He guarantees satisfaction, more or less. Read and enjoy Press Pros on a soggy Saturday.

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Apr
27

Siefring And The Wind…Shut Out Delphos

What the centerfielder saw…Matt Siefring (#10) was at his best, four-hitting Delphos St. John for a shutout on a windy day that saw very few balls leave the infield. Lucky outfielders got to stand and watch. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
25

Wendel (When Will ) You See Better?

The more the area Division IV picture begins to take shape for the post-season, the more the picture begins to focus on Fort Recovery. The Indians and Cade Wendel (above) proved Tuesday…they have the luxury that’s oh-so-coveted in high school baseball. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Apr
24

“You know, Tipp City Is Pretty Good…!”

They combined 11 hits, 11 runs, and an impressive performance at the plate and on the mound by Aaron Hughes (above) Monday to prove that the 2017 Tipp Red Devils are to be taken seriously. The question is…what makes them different, or better, than Tipp teams of the past? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
23

Buckeyes Beat The ‘Schneid’…Take Series Finale From UNC-Greensboro

Out of sight, out of mind…Seth Kinker and the Buckeyes erased the bad memories of Friday and Saturday against UNC-Greensboro with a series finale 5-4 win at Bill Davis Stadium Sunday. For now they hope…it’s just the lift they need to prepare for resumption of Big Ten play next week against Nebraska. Read our latest update.

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Apr
22

Like ‘Groundhog Day': A Time To Cleanse The Mind….

Body Language…It went from bad to slightly worse for the befallen Buckeyes, dropping the second game in their weekend series with UNC-Greensboro, 11-4…nothing to do but forget, and get better! Read more about the game and a philosophy to turn things around…in the latest update on Buckeyes baseball.

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Apr
22

OSU Falls To UNC-Greensboro; The Trial By Fire Continues

Second baseman Connor Pohl reflects the mood as the Buckeyes dropped their fourth game in the last five Friday…to UNC-Greensboro. Read more about the game and the weekend series in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
20

Remembering Mark Fidrych – “The Bird”

As fate would have it baseball gave me many opportunities to meet and observe some boyhood heroes, and some of truly unique people I’ve ever met. This past Easter weekend puts me in mind of one of the most unique…a guy nicknamed “The Bird”.

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Apr
20

Buckeyes Fall To NKU, But Canzone Continues To Hit…

After Sunday’s offensive outbreak in the series finale at Michigan State, the Buckeyes reverted to some familiar offensive habits in an 8-1 loss to NKU. On a brighter note, freshman Dominic Canzone continued his blistering hit streak that’s seen him rise statistically and in confidence. Read more in the latest Press Pros update.

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Apr
17

How Hayden Kotwica Almost Beat Butler…‘Til Troy Ran Out Of ‘Contain’

One of the best in the area, Butler sophomore Braedon Norman had to do extra duty to beat Troy Monday – a game that saw Troy push the top-ranked Aviators to what coach Ty Welker termed…as far as the young Trojans could contain them. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
16

Buckeyes’ Frustration, For A Day, Over…Explode In Win Over MSU

Stymied for lack of a big hit in the first two games of the series, the Buckeyes made up for lost time in the finale – 21 hits, and 13 runs in win over the Spartans.

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Apr
15

Buckeyes Comeback Bid Falls Short…Fall To Michigan State In Game 2

A day of promise falls short in the top of the ninth. The Buckeyes leave the tying run at second in a Saturday loss to Michigan State.

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Apr
15

Snakebit, Or Worse…Flyers Drop Series To George Mason

The Flyers scored early, and often enough through the first five innings; but could not withstand prosperity. They lost the first game of their Saturday twinbill, and the series, to George Mason.

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Apr
14

Deja Vu All Over Again…Bucks Fall in East Lansing, 2-0

No luck, even with some South Pacific influence…The pitching was exemplary, but no offensive support. The Bucks bats were again silent, even with the teams Hawaiian good luck piece (above) from Bo Coolen’s mom, in the series opening loss to Michigan State. Read the latest Buckeyes update in today’s Press Pros.

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Apr
14

The Numbers Don’t Lie…UD Drops Series Opener To George Mason

Hard To Watch? Dayton’s Connor Echols’ mood reflects his frustration Friday as the Dayton Flyers’ season woes continued. The Flyers lost to George Mason in game one of their weekend A-10 Conference series. Read more on the game in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
13

One Man Show…Recovery Shuts Out (And Down) St. Henry

High and Tight! Nick Thwaits said he wasn’t sharp, and that’s bad news for upcoming Fort Recovery opponents when he is. Not at his best, he still iced St. Henry’s bats Thursday in shutout fashion. Read more about the game and Thwaits in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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