Archive for Features
Oct
25

Troy vs Butler: A Good Night to Forget…

The Troy Trojans rolled into Vandalia Friday night intent on ruining Butler’s Senior night festivities and building momentum for next week’s showdown with Piqua. The Aviators had other ideas. Read more about the game from Joe Neves on Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
25

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

“Hands” Man…Minster’s Eli Wolf has the hands to tear the football away from an Anna defender for a touchdown Friday, a night when passing records were broken and new ones set, they were secondary to the Minster 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
22

Some Tips for Fall Lake Erie Perchin’

Here’s one more column designed to get you into the mood for some fall fishing. Lake Eric is a great place to fish until the “Gales of November” come around.

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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

Hooley: Wait …You Remember Braxton Miller, Don’t You?

J.T. Barrett has been amazingly successful and remarkably productive after being thrust into the starting role. But that one Braxton Miller tangible has to make you wonder “what if” in the Virginia Tech game…and “what if”, come Michigan State?

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Oct
18

Game Day: Jay Berwanger, First And Last Of A Kind

At the top of two of the most prestigious lists in all of football sits the name of a player few people remember: the first Heisman Trophy winner and the NFL’s first draftpick, Jay Berwanger.

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Oct
18

At Last: Troy Gets Off The “Hook” With Win Over Sidney

The 1961 Etta James Classic was not blaring in the Troy Trojans locker room Friday night, but it would have been appropriate after the Trojans ended their losing streak and grabbed their first win of the season. Read about the game from Joe Neves on Press Pros inside feature.

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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.

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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
13

Hoard: Devin (Mesoraco) On The Phone…..

The question for Devin Mesoraco was simple. After working so hard through 162 games in 180 days, through spring training and a last month that was nothing but empty hope, and lost cause, how hard is it to watch these games? Read his answer in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
13

Area Lakes Offer Good Fall Bass Fishing Opportunities

Last week it was crappie fishing tips. This week we learn from one of the top area tournament anglers about fall bass fishing.

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Oct
13

Hooley: The Age-Old Issue And Todd Gurley

The rules say they cannot profit from their celebrity, or their likeness, so they can receive no money for autographs, taking a photo with a fan, appearing at a restaurant or bar…while the University of Georgia is making millions off Todd Gurly, as are other schools with athletes like him.

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Oct
12

Halloween Comes Early…Did Someone See A Ghost?

In a game featuring eight touchdowns, nine turnovers, and one very strange penalty, the Lehman Cavaliers outlasted Fort Loramie and solidified its playoff hopes. Read about the game from Joe Neves on Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
11

Marion Local Shuts Out Coldwater: A Judgment For The Defense…!

Ain’t Love Grand?…Coldwater-Marion was big, there was another big event that Press Pros covered on Friday. PPM publisher Sonny Fulks proudly escorted daughter Laynie down the aisle in Columbus for her wedding to a very lucky Brandon Toops. Read about the game from Joe Neves on the MAC page.

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Oct
9

Hooley: The Browns, And “What If”?

Imagine, for a moment, that the quarterback under center going forward wasn’t career-backup-turned-hometown-hero Brian Hoyer, but, oh, say, the guy Hoyer once backed up in New England. Just sayin’!

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Oct
9

Meggas: The Risk Outweighed The Benefits For The Tennessee Titans

Remember the Music City Miracle a few years ago? Columnist Dale Meggas tells us there was no miracle in the Browns winning Sunday, or the way they won.

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Oct
7

Troy Volleyball: A Well-Respected, Well-Kept Secret

Many casual fans would not name the Troy Trojans as one of the top programs in the area. Columnist Joe Neves says, you should re-consider.

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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.

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