Archive for Features
Aug
3

Hemmelgarn And Post: On Post-“Brody” Coldwater

“Titleists”….With a huge returning class of seniors, running back Christ Post (left) and quarterback Jack Hemmelgarn (right) shoulder the mantel of leadership as Coldwater seeks its fourth consecutive title…without Brody Hoying. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
31

What We Could All Learn…From A.J. Ouellette

His story and his telling it on a recent Press Pros video provides a powerful contrast between how life is…and how most of us are telling our kids that it should be. Consider the lessons to be learned from Ohio University’s A.J. Ouellette in the latest inside feature.

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Jul
30

Tipp Football 2015: Trust And Commitment, And A New Coach

There is a new head coach at Tippecanoe High School, but everything else is the same as the Red Devils get ready for the 2015 season. Read Joe Neves’ preview in today’s Press Pros.

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Jul
28

Hal: Cueto, Reds, And Signs Of A Bumpy Ride….

The deal that sent Johnny Cueto to the Royals wasn’t exactly smooth, and it demonstrated the reality of Reds and modern baseball. And strap yourself in if you’re a Reds fan. It could be a bumpy ride for the next few seasons. Read more on the trade from Hal in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
26

The Reader Speaks…July 27th, 2015

To close the month, more of the best of recent comments from our readers…on tough vs. abusive coaching, MAC football, too much baseball on PressPros…and doesn’t Hal McCoy deserve something better being named in his honor? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
25

Hooley: 10 Questions About Braxton Miller, (Buckeyes)….

Now that he’s declared willing and able to play a different position, how does Braxton Miller’s decision impact the future of J.T. Barrett, Cardale Jones…and the Buckeyes? Read more from Bruce Hooley in today’s Press Proz inside feature.

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Jul
25

New Outdoor Show Planned for Next March

It looks like the whacky world of on-again, off-again Dayton outdoor/boat shows is in the on-again position once more. The new All American Outdoor Expo is scheduled for March 4-6.

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Jul
24

Questions For Hal…Volume 9

The latest from those who still wonder…what happened to all that off-season optimism about the Reds. Questions this week on whether the Reds should simply surrender…why Marty takes so much time off…and why it costs so much to see a game in person. Read Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
22

Hoard: Riding (And Reading) With “Klu”…

His choice of reading material, did not mesh with the image of the man I had admired since childhood, since the days I laid eyes on that 1957 bubblegum card: Ted Kluszewski, sleeves cut off his jersey exposing arms like tree limbs and hands like hams wrapped around the throat of 38-ounce Louisville Slugger. Vintage Greg Hoard on a Cincinnati icon, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
19

A Season-Long Lesson In Tough!

Victory Lap…After 25 years of waiting Minster celebrated its Division VI title last December with a post-game tribute from the Wildcat fans at Ohio Stadium. The ‘Cats stunned two-time champion Kirtland, 46-42. Whet your appetite for some football with this Press Pros replay in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
19

McCoy: Heat Not Seen By AL, NL All-Stars

Teammates and opponents alike marveled at the consistency and pure physical dominance of Reds closer Aroldis Chapman at the All-Star game.

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Jul
18

Beyond Family…A Reunion

Once it was our dads…now we’re the dads, with cousins Frank (center) and Paul at the annual Fulks family reunion. You never know who you’ll run into, what you’ll see or hear. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
16

In The Course Of Time…..

Lehman’s Stephen Monnin has been patient, diligent, for four years…to prepare, to play, to prove…that good things really do come to those who wait. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
16

The Statlers In The Locker Room….

Ever Seen These Guys? ….. An old newspaper clipping reminded me this week of another memorable occasion as a minor league umpire…one that had nothing at all to do with baseball. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
15

The Next Big Thing At Marion Local….

As big as the tradition itself, Marion sophomore John Dirksen is set for the Flyers to build upon, seeking their next run at a state title in football. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
12

Greg Hoard: A Different Kind Of All-Star

As the big event takes place this week, I’m led to remember another, different all-star whose passion for life and compassion for others went hand-in-hand. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature from Greg Hoard.

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Jul
10

Football 2015: Not-So-Suddenly…Arcanum

Strength In Numbers?…After four years of teaching, tinkering, and leaving his stamp on the program, Arcanum’s T.J. Powers believes improved depth and experience have the Trojans ready to compete with the likes of Covington and East for the Cross County Conference title. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
8

Hal’s Big Moment At “Howell”…

In fitting tribute to a lifetime dedicated to baseball, the city of Dayton, major league baseball, and personnel from the Reds were on hand as they named the press box at venerable Howell Field Tuesday after hall-of-famer, Hal McCoy.

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Jul
7

Why Not Summer HS Baseball? The Reader Speaks, July 8, 2015….

Why Does It Have To Be Like This?…On our recent posts about why high school baseball can’t be played in better weather…occasionally you get a letter from a reader that’s so passionate, so articulate, and so reasonable…you simply have to share it. Here’s a couple…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
7

McCoy: Barnhart’s Work/Reputation Suddenly A Hit….

Known for his defensive abilities, Tucker Barnhart is now making the most of each at bat…and his opportunity to play while Devin Mesoraco mends.

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