Archive for Features
Nov
26

Thanksgiving Edition: The Reader Speaks…November 27, 2014

Since November of 2013, Press Pros readership has exploded, across the area and across the state. And with it, comments from those thoughtful enough to take the time to write (share)…agree or disagree. As per our monthly custom, it’s the topic of today’s inside feature.

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Nov
25

The Best Possible Scenario…!

Been There, Done That…With three teams looming in the MAC, and three others in the Southwest District posing as legitimate title contenders, this weekend’s state semi-finals portend to be the best football weekend in the history of area football. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
23

Bucks Beat The Hoosiers: But Did They Hurt Their Chances…?

The Buckeyes came out and quickly made their claim for weekly recognition by the selection committee. And then they almost let it get away…the game, the season…at the hands of Indiana. Read more in Press Pros.

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Nov
22

Minster Wins Region: ‘Cats Simply “Wild”…!

Evan’s Big Night…Evan Huelsman ran for 195 yards and piled into the end zone and quarterback Josh Nixon gave the high sign for another Minster touchdown Friday. The Wildcats continued their hot play on the coldest night of the year to make a statement and win a regional title. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Nov
21

Deer Gun Season To Have New Look This Year

For the first time, Ohio hunters will be able to go after deer with rifles when the gun season opens on Dec. 1. But only rifles that shoot straight-wall cartridges will be legal. So now you can use shotguns, handguns, straight-wall cartridge rifles, muzzleloaders and archery to kill deer in the Buckeye state.

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Nov
19

Some Thursday Potpourri (Because There’s Nothing Else To Eat…)

You Really ‘Can’ Eat This Stuff…Prior to this weekend’s regional football finals, some thoughts you’d only read on Press Press about the reality of sports, competition, a higher standard…and uh, about losing some weight! Read today’s inside feature!

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Nov
18

Minster Suddenly Newsworthy…And Maybe More!

#1 In Minster….Thanks to a gutsy quarterback and a talented duo of receivers, and a pair of running backs that complement a potent air game, the Minster Wildcats stand one game away from truly joining the elite of the Midwest Athletic Conference. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
17

Meggas: Bad Expansion Not The Reason The Buckeyes Are In Playoff Limbo…

The truth, they say, is the Buckeyes have not been able to come to an agreement with teams that would provide classic match-ups. And if you want to hide behind that “schedules are made years in advance,” that isn’t necessarily true, either.

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Nov
17

Chick: Bengals Rebound Big, Smash Saints, 27-10

Andy Dalton played like a leader, Jermaine Gresham played like Jimmy Graham, and Jeremy Hill ran like a future star in the Bengals’ surprising, turnaround win over the Saints in New Orleans.

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Nov
16

Roll On, Lehman Catholic, Roll On!

Greg Spearman turns it up one more time in Lehman’s Division VII rematch with Troy Christian. The Cavaliers move on to the regional finals with Marion Local next Saturday night. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Nov
15

Minster Advances…With Focus And Poise!

The Minster Wildcats used focus, poise and senior leadership to take advantage of mistakes by the Versailles Tigers en route to convincing 45-19 victory in the Regional Semi-Final in Piqua on Friday. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature on the MAC.

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Nov
14

Hooley: Are You Enjoying, The Journey…?

You don’t need a calculator to know that if Wisconsin and Nebraska were on Ohio State’s regular-season schedule schedule this year — plus a rematch with one in the Big Ten championship game — none of the Buckeye-doubting pundits out there could knock Urban Meyer’s club for its weak strength of schedule.

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Nov
13

The Good Guy Who Finishes First…About 87.5% Of The Time

Seeking his fourth consecutive football title, and his eighth overall, if you didn’t see our summer feature on Marion Local’s Tim Goodwin we thought you’d enjoy reading it now. If you did see it before, enjoy this Press Pros encore, to date the most-read feature in the past twelve months.

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Nov
12

A Testimony To What We Are, What We Live For…

Enlightened Sacrifice…To me it’s worth skipping the weekend’s football games to observe past sacrifice and tradition…recognizing those whose service to country has guaranteed that standard of life that the rest of the world despises! Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Nov
11

The Reader Speaks: “What I Wish You Had Said…”

We typically edit several emails and comments into our “Reader Speaks” page. But occasionally we get something so good it deserves a page by itself. Read, and consider this one recently received in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
10

Releases Scheduled As Pheasant Season Opens

Prospects during Ohio’s upland game hunting season are enhanced by the release of thousands of ring-necked pheasants in wildlife areas; also, first Ohio case of CWD is discovered, but not among wild deer.

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Nov
10

Chick: Bengals’ Mailbag From PPM Readers…

After one of the most disappointing, frustrating, mystifying and crushing losses in Cincinnati Bengals history — a lopsided 24-3 home loss to the Cleveland Browns — “The Chickster” takes a turn tackling your questions in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
9

Lehman Catholic Knocks Out Covington 42-7 In Playoff Opener…

Division VI Covington was reminded Saturday that football, like most sports, is a game of momentum. And, as we all well know, momentum can change sides in a hurry. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
8

In Double Overtime: Minster Met Its Match…And Won!

Was Overtime Even Necessary?…Minster’s Jacob Dues stretches for a first half catch in the end zone that the officials called not good. Maybe, maybe not! The ‘Cats ultimately won in double OT over Mechanicsburg in Friday’s post-season opener, 42-41! Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
8

Tigers Grind Out Playoff Win…

Versailles renewed its rivalry with old SRC foe Miami East in the opening round of the state playoffs and used a powerful ground game to upend the Vikings 34-27.

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