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May
30

Buckeyes Outlast Iowa To Win Big Ten Tourney…Titles Don’t Come Easy

They had it won, gave it back, and won it again. In a capsule, victory never tasted so sweet as the manner in which the Ohio State Buckeyes won the 2016 Big Ten Conference tourney crown. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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May
29

Buckeyes Playing For Big Ten Title …

The Ohio State Buckeyes have won the second semi-final game against Michigan State on Sunday morning by a 7-3 score and will now play Iowa at 1:25 pm (central time) for the Big Ten Conference tourney championship. Complete coverage to follow the championship game.

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May
28

Buckeyes Stay Alive At Michigan’s Expense….

It took 18 hours to do it and some hustle play by shortstop Craig Nennig (above), but Ohio State resurrected its Big Ten Tourney title hopes with an 11-4 elimination win over Michigan. Read more in the latest tourney update from Omaha.

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May
28

D-IV Regional Final: Triad Run-Rules Lehman

The Buckeyes fight to keep their season alive was postponed by rain in Omaha…and the Lehman Cavaliers finally ran out of answers, and pitching. After 23 wins the Cavaliers’ improbable season came to an end at the hands of Triad. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature.

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May
27

Bullpen Collapse Sends Hawkeyes Past OSU In Extra Innings…..

Can’t Stand To Watch…Ohio State’s John Havird buries his eyes as Iowa mounted a ninth inning rally that wiped out a 4-0 lead and eventually took the game from the Buckeyes. Read more in the latest Big Ten Tourney update on Press Pros.

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May
27

At The Big Ten Tourney: The “Buzz”…

Thursday’s washout provided plenty of time for ballpark gossip of how the other half sees the team you learn to take for granted.

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May
26

D-III Regional: Anna & Versailles Win; Will Battle For A State Berth

Pitching, defense, and baseball mashing were all on display at the D-III regional. Anna and Versailles survived, and will meet in what should be an epic final for a trip to Columbus. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s latest Press Pros inside feature.

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May
26

On Memorial Day: With Age, A Different Perspective….

If you’re anything like me, the older you become the more you change relative to perspective. And I make no apology for it…someone needs to speak in plain terms on the ultimate cost of being an American. Read today’s inside Memorial Day feature.

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May
25

Baseball, The Way It Should Be….

Baseball the way it should be…sunshine, great ballpark, great food, and all the amenities…is on full display in Omaha for the Big Ten Tourny.

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May
25

Bucks Have 3 On All-League List – Could Have Had More

Sergakis, Dawson and Tully made the Big Ten’s all-league list, but too bad the list didn’t have room for the Buckeye bullpen. It should have been there.

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May
25

Questions For Hal: Volume 7

It’s become one of our most entertaining features, the weekly questions from Press Pros readers for Hal McCoy…on the Reds, where’s the help that’s on the way, who will the Reds draft, and has anyone seen Crosley Field lately? Read more in today’s Press Pros Inside Feature.

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May
24

Hoying Gets His Big League Call….

After a blistering start to his season at AAA Round Rock, Jared Hoying has been called up to the major leagues by the Texas Rangers.

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May
23

The Man Who Would Be Congressman….

If you want to know more about Sidney native Warren Davidson’s desire to run for John Boehner’s congressional seat, consider…he’s a former high school wrestler, army ranger, and West Point cadet. He’ll tell you more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
22

A Good, No, A “Great” Story Waiting To Be Appreciated….

If winning in anonymity has any motivating properties, what the Ohio State Buckeyes have thus far accomplished in baseball might well be enough to push them into unheard-of successes and unforeseen titles.

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May
22

Eagles Are Swooping All Over The Place

Once an endangered and somewhat rare species, the bald eagle has made a huge comeback, especially in Ohio. The national symbol is no longer on the federal or state endangered list, but is still protected by law.

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May
21

Hoard: Dawson’s ‘Dingers’ Push OSU Past Gophers, Into 4th Seed In Big Ten Tournament

Big Man On Campus….Junior Ronnie Dawson rose to the occasion Saturday at Siebert Field providing the big blows, but everything that has sustained OSU down the stretch was more than evident, especially that band from the bullpen. Read more in our latest update on Buckeye baseball from Greg Hoard.

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May
21

Hoard: Gophers Capitalize on ‘Small Ball’, Drop Buckeyes, 4-3

Sometimes the breaks do not go your way, and sometimes you can’t even make your breaks. This was one of those nights. Good pitching will do that to you.

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May
21

Fourth Time The Charm For Versailles

If At First…After losing back-to-back districts finals, Brett McEldowney (left) was finally rewarded Friday against Summit Country Day. The Versailles senior pitched the Tigers to a district title, THEIR first in FOUR tries. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
20

Hoard: OSU Pulls Out Ninth-Inning Win Over No. 24 Minnesota

They just keep winning. Ohio State dropped Big Ten leader Minnesota Thursday night on a clutch hit by Troy Kuhn and the strength of a resilient bullpen. Make it five straight conference wins and nine in the last 10 league games for the Buckeyes.

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May
19

Tipp Advances In Div. II: Aaron Hughes, And “Opus 6″….

With little offensive support outside of the first inning run he scored himself, Tipp’s Aaron Hughes made that stand for a nail-biting Division II sectional final win Thursday over Springfield Shawnee. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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