Archive for Features
Dec
29

Hoard: Steelers Dominance Continues

The Bengals needed a great game from Andy Dalton, and an error-free performance from everyone else. They got neither in Sunday’s loss to Pittsburgh. Read more from Greg Hoard.

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Dec
28

High Flyin’ Eatin’: The Best Last Hunt Of The Year…Ever!

If you hunt, and if you’ve ever wondered about how to prepare the wild meat that you harvest, read about Bill Glover (above), the executive chef from the Hilton Hotel in downtown Columbus. Better yet, go eat with him. Read more in today’s Inside feature.

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Dec
27

Seriously, Wouldn’t You Rather Pay $12 To Watch Minster…..

You think sports isn’t out of whack? Check out the finale of the BYU and Memphis bowl game and ask yourself…think of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson…and think about someday soon paying $150 to watch Ohio State play Minnesota. Then ask, is there anything we wouldn’t pay to watch. More in today’s inside feature.

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Dec
26

What Is Right Age To Teach Kids…Hunting And Firearms?

Families that enjoy shooting and hunting have to answer the question sooner or later. Often it depends on the child and the amount of time the parents have to provide training, especially safety.

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Dec
25

A Christmas Gift For Area Baseball…..

Nothing makes for a better sports holiday than a renewed, and expanded, commitment from Press Pros to area baseball for 2015…starting next week! Read more on a new feature to herald the new year, and how you can learn to play the game at any level…in today’s inside feature.

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Dec
23

Suddenly Piqua…Or Is It?

Raising Quite A Storm…Their 5-1 record will surprise some, but the way Storm Cook (above) and the Piqua Indians are playing is no surprise at all to those responsible for their sudden turnaround…the Piqua Indians themselves. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
23

Behold the Man: LeBron As False Messiah

A new Nike short film featuring LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers would have us believe that basketball is more than a game, and that James is more than an entertainer.

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Dec
21

Christmas Card From Out West……

Big, Beautiful Sky…If a picture “is” worth a thousand words, here’s a handful from the western plains to show how the other half lives. And if you look at these and say “that ain’t for me”, folks out here wouldn’t have it any other way. For those who’ve asked to see more, read today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
21

Minster vs. Wapak: No Complaints!

Minster may have dropped its season opener on the hardwood to Wapakoneta, but there were no complaints after having just five practices due to the extended football season. For those who’ve asked to see more, check out today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
18

View From The West: People, Weeds, And Pheasants?

Are we out of whack with our natural resources? And what do others who look at Ohio from the outside say about the struggle between wildlife…and people! Some perspective on local pheasant hunting, in today’s inside feature.

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Dec
17

Hal: Reds’ Trades Amount To Subtraction…By Subtraction

Raise your hand if you have heard of these baseball players: Anthony DeScliafani, Chris Wallach, Jonathan Crawford, Eugenio Suarez. And all relatives of the players can put down their hands. That’s cheating. (Read more of Hal’s story in the latest Press Pros inside feature.)

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Dec
17

Russia Makes A Statement…At Loramie’s Expense

The Russia Raiders dominated on both ends of the floor, overwhelming Fort Loramie in a matchup of early season unbeatens from the Shelby County League. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.,

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Dec
16

Meggas: “Battle Of Ohio” No Big Deal…?

They call it the “Battle of Ohio”. But it loses something, don’t you think, when it never leads to a dramatic conclusion of any kind?

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Dec
15

As Expected, Deer Numbers Were Down

The trend is for fewer deer being killed by hunters in Ohio this year. This month’s gun week results were 13 percent lower than the same week in 2013. Deer hunters, read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
14

Bengals Ground Manziel, Browns

The Bengals did a number on the Browns, and made Johnny Manziel look like he was best suited for flag football, or running around in an intramural game. Greg Hoard’s take in today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
14

Christmas Shopping: On That “Gift Of A Lifetime”….

There’s only one problem with giving someone that gift of a lifetime this Christmas. It doesn’t leave you with much to give in the future, does it?

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Dec
14

Lehman vs. SCC: A Rip-Roarin’ Start

Lehman’s Greg Spearman twisted past Springfield Catholic Central defenders to score, but the Cavaliers blew past the Irish Saturday to post an impressive opening win. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
13

East Crushes Arcanum In League Opener: The Matter Of Expectations…

It got physical at Miami East Friday, as the Trojans Corey Baker corralled the Vikings’ Connor Hellyer on a rebound attempt. But East apparently didn’t mind, cruising to a 64-24 win in the Cross County Conference opener for both teams. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
12

Old Photos…!

They say it’s impossible to appreciate your current life without reflection on your past. If you doubt, just find and open a box of old photos.

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Dec
12

What’s New? Scores First, And Simple, On Press Pros…!

With the advent of basketball season a familiar question has been answered for sake of those who like their hoops, their scores, and one place to find them…all at once!

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