Archive for Features
Feb
26

On Again, Off Again Bucks Drop Second To Utah

Ohio State’s Noah McGowan shows his frustration with missed offensive opportunities, as the Buckeyes fell for the second time in three days to Utah in the Big Ten- PAC 12 Challenge. Read more in our latest Press Pros feature.

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Feb
26

Tougher Than It Looked: Fort Loramie Rolls Over Riverside

The Redskins overcame what their coach called “a selfish start” and rolled over Riverside in the opening round of the D-IV sectional at Piqua High School.

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Feb
25

Connor Pohl’s Story All-Too-Familiar…

Ohio State freshman Connor Pohl is living a dream while biding his time to play a more substantive role in Division I college baseball. For now, he couldn’t be happier.

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Feb
25

D-IV Sectional: Jackson Center, Covington Advance

Covington bounced back from a rough end to the season and knocked off Ansonia, while Jackson Center used its trademark defense to advance to the D-IV sectional semi-finals at Piqua High School.

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Feb
24

Piqua Sectional: Jets “Survive” and “Advance”

No surprise, but Fairlawn’s opening round win serves notice that the Jets are a serious contender for sectional, and even district (?) honors?

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Feb
24

What A Difference: Buckeyes “Flip” Against Oregon State

Cherry Bomb…Brady Cherry’s fifth inning homer helped the Buckeyes atone for Thursday’s ugly loss with a most sparking turnaround Friday, handing Oregon State it’s first loss of the year. Read more in the latest Buckeye baseball post.

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Feb
24

Buckeyes’ Offense Dries Up In The Desert….

A chilled reception in the desert…Greg Beals and the Buckeyes got cooled off by the Utah Utes Thursday night on opening day of the Pac 12-Big Ten challenge. The good news…it was actually warmer back home. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
21

What Are Their Chances…..?

Wait ‘Til You See What Happened…At least the expression from Jackson Center’s Olivia Clark might lead you to wonder, as the Tigers moved on in Division IV Monday with an easy, but impressive, win over Mississinawa Valley. Read the latest Press Pros SCL feature.

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Feb
21

The Reader Speaks…February 21, 2017

Volume #3 of your best comments about posts on Press Pros for 2017. In this edition: The “outdoors, fishing, and birds”, pitch counts in high school baseball, Greg Hoard, basketball’s “black eye”… and “Mom(s)”. Read and enjoy the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
19

Forget the ’27 Yankees: Flyers Pound Their Way To First Win

The Dayton Flyers continued their torrid hitting and got just enough pitching and defense to notch their first win of the season…over Furman. Read about the game in our latest Flyer post.

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Feb
19

Hoard On OSU: Weaknesses Exposed, Buckeyes Settle For Split In ‘Classic’

The Florida Sunshine Classic wasn’t all clear skies and balmy breezes for the Buckeyes. Ohio State left here Sunday afternoon forced to settle with a split in the four-game event and the full realization that much needs to be done.

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Feb
18

Hardman Legacy Leaves Its Mark On Flyer Baseball

The baseball passion of one Dayton Flyers comes with a very familiar story, and from a very familiar source.

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Feb
17

Opening Day Blues (Purple): Flyers Fall To Furman In Baseball Opener

Two bad innings spelled doom for UD in their baseball opener against Furman. But in between…glimpses of better things to come.

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Feb
17

On The Road With The Flyers: It Happens Every Spring….!

They call college baseball the purest form of good baseball. But I had forgotten… life on a bus, dinner at Golden Corral, and the fun that comes with a baseball team on the road.

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Feb
16

Hoard on OSU: Time To Go, It Starts With K-State

Recruiting, fall practice, and anticipation is over. The Buckeyes open this weekend in Florida with purpose…to see if talent, plus chemistry, can equal early wins.

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Feb
16

Dayton Baseball: Flyers Open With Spring ‘Retraining’….

Coming off back-to-back seasons of “less than anticipated”, Tony Vittorio and the Dayton Flyers are out to prove that some old theories still add up to wins in baseball.

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Feb
15

Deer Numbers Drop, but Not Drastically

At first look, the numbers released by the Ohio Division of Wildlife this past week might be alarming to some. But they really aren’t.

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Feb
15

Tournament, Schmournament…Basketball’s Not-So-Secret Black Eye

A season-long trial of ups and downs by many teams makes you question the direction of basketball. On the eve of the tournament trail…some thoughts on the state of the union of amateur basketball, from people with anything but an amateur’s perspective. Read today’s inside feature.

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Feb
15

Role-Reversal: Troy Stops Cold-Shooting Tippecanoe

One team struggled to take care of the basketball, while the other struggled to put that same basketball in the hoop. Troy managed to reverse its first-round fortune against Tippecanoe, and came away with its second straight win. Read Joe Neves’ account of the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
14

Hoard On OSU: In 2017, Washington Plays Pivotal Role

The yellow fingernail polish stays on the shelf. It’s bright, bright like a screaming caution light. It was one means of communicating with his pitchers and the middle infielders. Now, ‘shortstop’ Jalen Washington focuses on new ways to communicating his value to a program that will depend on his leadership.

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