Archive for Features
Mar
24

Buckeyes Drop Big Ten Opener To Gophers, 5-2….

Jake Post turned in another quality starting performance, but for want of hitting and a lost inning of momentum, the Buckeyes drop their Big Ten opener to the Gophers…and to 9-12 on the season. Read the latest baseball update on Press Pros.

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Mar
24

Moeller’s Second Half Comeback Takes Down Pickerington

Down by four points at the half, unbeaten Moeller used a rousing second half comeback to stay undefeated and in the Division I title hunt on Saturday.

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Mar
24

Division III: Roger Bacon Crushes Archbold – Will Face VASJ In Final

In one of the tournament’s most dominating exhibitions yet, Roger Bacon erased Archobold to advance to Saturday’s Division III final against Villa Angela-St. Joseph.

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Mar
24

Fairland Bowed By VASJ, But Vowed To Be Back….

Dream Denied…After 60 years one would hope for better. But the Fairland Dragons’ dream was diminished Friday by a team that makes the Final Four a regular thing…and VASJ played like it. Read the latest update from the state tournament on Press Pros.

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Mar
23

Lutheran East Overwhelms Delphos St. John In Division IV

Close for a half, Delphos St. John could not keep up with bigger, faster Lutheran East in the second half. The Blue Jays fall in the Division IV semi-finals.

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Mar
23

Day 1, Div. II Stunner: Trotwood Falls In Rematch With SV-SM

Game Winner….Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary’s Jayvon Graves (#3) gets to the rim as timed runs out to score the winning basket, stunning Trotwood in the second Division II semi-final. Follow the tournament throughout the weekend on Press Pros Magazine.

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Mar
23

In Div. II: Wauseon Too Big, Too Good, For Eastmoor

Too big, too much….In the opening game of the 2017 state tournament, favored Wauseon played according to script, frustrating Columbus Eastmoor, keeping them short of the rim, to knock the Warriors from the Division II bracket. Follow the action all day long on Press Pros Magazine.com.

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Mar
20

My Sentimental Favorite For The Boys Tournament? — The Fairland Dragons

Back then they called them “The Untouchables”, the class of southeast basketball in the state of Ohio. And with an exceptionally broad field in this weekend’s boys state basketball tournament, it’s easy for me have an emotional rooting interest. Here it is…and why. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
18

Buckeyes Frigid In Home Opener, Lose To Xavier In 13th

The Buckeyes and Coach Greg Beals will be looking for offense when their home-opening weekend series with Xavier shifts to Cincinnati on Sunday. Read more about the baseball Buckeyes in our latest Press Pros update.

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Mar
18

In Division III: Versailles Runs Out Of Time, Falls to Gilmour

What it must have looked like to Kami…A spirited comeback at the end wasn’t enough to salvage the lapses throughout, and a very good Gilmour Academy defense never let the Versailles Tigers off the ropes. Read more on the Division III final in the latest Press Pros update.

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Mar
18

In Division IV: It’s Hiland…Again!

Berlin Hiland has done it again…their fifth state title in basketball, overall, and did it by beating the defending Division IV state champs, Waterford! Read the latest update from the girls state tournament on Press Pros.

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Mar
18

Title Day: Alter Gets Its Three-Peat…

Behind another stellar championship performance by Braxtin Miller and Libby Bazelak, the Alter Knights made it three in a row…capturing the Division II title over Hathaway Brown. Read the latest update from the girls state tournament on Press Pros.

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Mar
17

In Div. III: Gilmour Surprises Africentric To Advance….

Gilmour Academy rode a 38-point second half to edge ahead of Africentric and advance to Saturday’s Division III finals. Read the latest update from the 2017 girls state tournament in Columbus…on Press Pros!

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Mar
16

Div.III: Miami Trace Edges Hathaway-Brown At Wire….

Stressful!…Miami Trace blew a first half lead in the tournament’s second Division III semi-final, and watched Hathaway-Brown stage a four-quarter comeback to advance to Saturday’s finals. Follow tournament action all day on Press Pros.

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Mar
16

From State Tournament: Alter Advances In Div. II, Tops #1 Ottawa-Glandorf

Alter, seeking its third consecutive title in girls basketball, withstood a furious second half charge by #1-ranked Ottawa-Glandorf to advance to Saturday’s championship round. Read our opening report from the girls state tournament.

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Mar
16

Hoard On OSU: Bucks Come Home 8-8 And Baggage In Tow

Ohio State comes home for the Big Ten schedule with both questions and answers…and the reality that they can play with the mighty and handle the pack.

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Mar
15

Div. IV Regional: Loramie A Bucket Short…Tri-Village Falls To Turnovers

Undone By Their Own Undoing…23 turnovers by Tri-Village played into the hands of quick and athletic Cincinnati Christian, leaving Trace Couch with a painful memory of his final game. In the evening’s other regional game, Ft. Loramie’s comeback bid came a basket short, losing to Lima Perry. Read more in today’s feature.

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Mar
14

Boat Sales Rebounding as Economy Builds

With pontoon boats leading the parade, the pleasure boating industry has picked itself up, dusted itself off and climbed back in the race for America’s leisure activity time and dollars.

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Mar
13

Press Pros Encore: Versailles Makes Good On A Pledge

A Look Back At Another Champion….Lauren Bruns made good on a pledge, and Versailles took its second state title behind the performance of a mercurial freshman and some seniors not willing to let time leave them behind, or disappointed. More in our Press Pros encore post of the 2015 state champion Versailles Tigers.

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Mar
12

What’s The Alternative, and “Winning At All Costs”

In the ongoing initiative with legislating bodies to create a proper perspective on winning, the real initiative should be not to confuse what actually works…with what’s culturally popular. Take the time to read today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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