Archive for Features
Sep
27

Aaron Reindel: And What One Summer Can Do….

The leading running back in the MAC is decidedly performing under the radar and that’s OK with him. His real mission is to turn around last year’s horrible record…along with a few heads. Read our profile on Delphos St. John running back Aaron Reindel in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
26

Simply, The Best….

Pure Baseball…The hear him is to share a bit of baseball history…the unmistakable and inimitable style and grace of the great Vin Scully, and sadly, the retiring voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Now 88 and still going strong, columnist Greg Hoard shares his own brush with history in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
24

Heart-Stopper! Covington Survives Troy Christian’s Late Rally To Stay Unbeaten.

Troy Christian made an epic comeback, But Covington made the biggest play of the game, a goal-line stand on a two point conversion that kept the Buccaneers perfect. Read more from Joe Neves.

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Sep
24

M’Burg Puts Wraps On Troy’s Win Streak…Last Second TD Beats Trojans

Not For Lack Of Effort! Miamisburg’s just a good football team. A nail-biting win and a gut-wrenching touchdown with eight seconds left sent previously unbeaten Troy to its first defeat…at the hands of Vikings. Read more on the game from columnist Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
22

Hal: Signs Of How Bad The Reds, And The Times, Are (Have Been)…

Just because…when the baseball season’s been this long, and this bad, you mind begins to wander. The order of things, and life, aside from balls and strikes, fair and foul. A lot of this is really “foul”. Read, smile, don’t take life so seriously. Have some fun in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
20

Walleye Fishing This Fall? Here’s Some Tips…

Each year, about this time, I like to look at the greatest fall fishing in Ohio. That can be found at Lake Erie.

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Sep
17

Trotwood Throttles Tipp For ‘Devils’ First Loss….

An old post-season nemesis cools Tipp’s hot streak, spoiling the Red Devils’ undefeated start with a sobering loss in Trotwood. Read more from columnist Greg Billing.

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Sep
17

While The Fort Recovers…Coldwater Moves To 4-0

They caught Division VII champ Ft. Recovery at an opportunistic time, but Division V champ Coldwater is playing again like a team intent on repeating, rather than rebuilding.

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Sep
13

Times In The Woods With Dad….

Trees Of My Time…Old habits and old memories are hard to live down sometimes. Here’s one that I’m thankful for, even though I now have to live it alone. A great story from the autumn woods, in today’s Press Pros inside feature, sponsored by Olde English Outfitters.

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Sep
12

Hoard: Is There Something Different About These Bengals…?

Andy Dalton had one of his best statistical days, and the Bengals showed they could overcome adversity and an emotional road environment in New York. A thrilling opening day win over the Jets is the subject of Monday’s Press Pros inside feature from Greg Hoard.

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Sep
12

The First Mid-Term On Area Football…

While replacing 27 seniors and a host of graduated starters from last year’s Division V champions, new faces like Dylan Thobe (above) are again making heads roll for the Coldwater Cavaliers. Read more about the first trimester of area high school football in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
11

Hal At Large: Baseball By Two Sets Of Rules

The call-up rule for September seems unfair, inconsistent, and frankly makes no sense. None. But then a lot of things about baseball makes no sense anymore.

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Sep
11

Bad Breaks, And No Breaks At All…Coldwater Stuns Marion!

Orange Rush…Their coach said they were out to prove people wrong, that this Coldwater team is indeed in step with champions past…at least when it comes to playing Marion Local. They did it Friday, beating the Flyers in another MAC thriller. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
10

Versailles Gets Back On Track With Tough Road Win In The MAC

Anna had been unchallenged the first two weeks of the season, while Versailles suffered a humiliating loss at home last week. It was the Tigers, though, that seized control from the outset, and then hung on for a MAC-opening win. Read Joe Neves’ account of the action in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
10

Greg Billing: Tipp Turns Away Milton In Series Finale

Tipp proves its superiority in the run game, again, powering past Milton Union in the final game of a generations-long series…the battle as some will remember it, of route 571. Greg Billing writes about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
8

Perch Woes Over; Plenty to go Around

Lake Erie is a hot spot for fall fishing, particularly for yellow perch and especially for this year. Hatches in recent years have been above average and that means the fishery is here for a long, long time.

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Sep
7

“The Kids Know It’s Marion…”

Kyle McKibben’s field goal (above) guaranteed a classic finish last year. Now, two days from the most anticipated football game in the state this week, coaches Chip Otten and Tim Goodwin are anticipating themselves. Another classic, and why not…another record 50-50 drawing. Have a little fun…read today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
6

The Reader Speaks: September 7, 2016

The month starts out strong with comments from Press Pros readers around the area…and around the country. More than just football presently, it seems there’s a lot on people’s mind. Read more in today’s inside feature on Press Pros…and take your own opportunity to write. It’s good stuff!

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Sep
5

Labor Day, 2016: What We Saw This Weekend….

Bands and parades today for some. Or, you might grill, imbibe, watch more college football, and just hang with your friends on this Labor Day. But if you’re a mind to read, here’s some of our own thoughts about what we saw and what we’ll remember from this year’s holiday weekend…in today’s holiday Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
3

Saturday’s Other Football Game….

If the thought of huge crowds, huge cost, and the issue of tickets to watch the Buckeyes play in person keeps you away from college football, consider the other OHIO football tradition…the Ohio University Bobcats. Beautiful setting, affordable, comfortable, and a great first impression.

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