Archive for Features
May
22

From The Big Ten Tournament: That Which Baseball, And The Buckeyes, Seek….

The gloom of Ohio State’s ouster from the Big Ten tournament is in sharp contrast to the confidence and a certain “je ne sais quoi” of teams remaining. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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May
21

Double Shock in Division III

The Western Buckeye League ruled the day as both top MAC seeds went down in the Division Three district semifinals.

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May
21

Spring – Not Just Fall – Is A Time To Watch Out for Deer

While a deer can run out in front of your car or truck 365 days a year, the fall is the time you usually hear and read warnings to motorists. But there are reasons why drivers should be extra careful in the spring, too.

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May
20

Cavaliers, Bosway Stifle Cardinals

Unbeaten left-hander Nate Bosway was nearly unhittable, and Lehman’s offense did just enough to capture the Cavaliers’ fourth sectional title in five years. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
20

K-O’d: Francis No-Hits Loramie In Sectional Final

Knockout Punch: Russia’s Nolan Francis struck out 16 and didn’t allow a hit Wednesday as the Raiders knocked out Shelby County League rival Ft. Loramie to advance to the next round of the state tournament. Read more in the latest inside feature on Press Pros.

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May
19

Hoard: Beals Searches for Solutions as OSU Enters Big Tournament

They could be, should be, sitting on 40 wins and a shoe-in for nothing less than an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. Instead, coach Greg Beals and the Buckeyes find themselves fighting for their baseball lives (and their season) with this week’s Big Ten tournament. Read more in the latest inside feature from Greg Hoard.

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May
18

Questions To Hal: Volume V

The latest in reader questions to hall of famer Hal McCoy: On man crushes in baseball, should baseball fights be broken up, and why are sacrifice bunts sometimes, and sometimes not? Want a good smile? Read the latest Press Pros inside feature from Hal.

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May
16

In Division III: The ‘Burg Is The Word…Again!

The Sign Says It All…Seeking their fourth consecutive trip to the state finals, Wheelersburg is once again challenging in Division III, and perhaps more formidable than the teams that won back to back titles. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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May
14

Troy Downs Centerville: The Big Surprise Is No Surprise….

Mob Scene…Troy’s Colin Moeller (center, #9) is greeted at home plate by happy teammates after his fifth inning grand slam put Thursday’s sectional tourney game with Centerville out of reach. Can the Trojans go on another impressive post-season run? Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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May
14

Hoard: Eyes On The Mound as OSU Readies for Hoosiers

The Buckeyes season and this weekend’s Big Ten finale series boils down to one things…pitching. And to area followers from Auglaize County, there’s one very significant change.

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May
13

Division IV Sectional: Cavaliers Run-Rule SCC

It Wasn’t This Close…Lehman’s Austin Arnold was safe on this bang-bang play at first, but the Cavaliers’ run-rule win over Springfield Catholic Central Wednesday in sectional tourney play was anything but a nail-biter. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
12

The Reader Speaks…May 12, 2015

As always, Press Pros appreciates the growing audience and those that take the time to share their own opinion on recent topics. The latest: Aaron Hernandez, More On “Taxes”, people who love baseball (above)…and why UD baseball instead of Wright State on Press Pros. Read about it in today’s inside feature.

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May
12

Landowners Hope to Improve Bobwhite Quail Habitat

The small birds have been wiped out by harsh winters with not enough access to food. The Ohio Division of Wildlife is working with private landowners to improve conditions.

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May
9

Piqua vs. Covington: Tuning Up For The Tournament.

In a game full of miscues, the Piqua Indians made the fewest mistakes to beat Covington in a tournament tune-up for both teams. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
9

Buckeyes Outlast Maryland: You Wouldn’t Believe It……!

Big Knock For Sabby…Catcher Connor Sabanosh (#14) is greeted at home plate Saturday after his grand slam home run in the fifth staked the Buckeyes to a 13-6 lead over Maryland. It almost wasn’t enough. Read more on how the Buckeyes to force the deciding game in their weekend series in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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May
6

What I Learned From Kevin Duchene…

He’s a candidate for Big Ten Pitcher of The Year and even national recognition, but the Illinois lefthander is really doing nothing more what’s comes naturally…and he’s doing it differently than most coaches teach. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
5

Lehman-Anna: Call It … “A Great Win”

Lehman got single runs in the third and fourth innings and pitcher Nate Bosway made the narrowest of margins stand in the Cavaliers’ Monday win over Lehman. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
4

Questions For Hal: Volume IV….

“F” Bombs From A Guy That Looks Like This?….The latest questions from the “hall of famer’s” faithful readers…on the record for “f” bombs in a single interview, will Jay Bruce ever find himself…and, whatever happened to Jose Arredondo? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
2

Buckeyes Measured, Come Up Short…!

Just Out Of Reach…They came within an inning and a critical error of matching nationally ranked Illinois Saturday, but this Illini triple eluded center fielder Troy Montgomery, and the game eluded the Buckeyes.. More in today’s inside feature.

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May
1

A Little Oskee “Wow-Wow”…

That “Pitched To” Look…The Buckeyes ran into a buzzsaw Friday in the person of a hot pitcher from Illinois, and the realization that it will not be an easy weekend against the nationally-ranked Illini. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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