Wendel (When Will ) You See Better?

The more the area Division IV picture begins to take shape for the post-season, the more the picture begins to focus on Fort Recovery. The Indians and Cade Wendel (above) proved Tuesday...they have the luxury that's oh-so-coveted in high school baseball. Read more in today's Press Pros feature.

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Ruff And Tumble…Minster Beats Marion For Win #16
Feb
3

Ruff And Tumble…Minster Beats Marion For Win #16

Full Contact Basketball…Statistically it was a mess, but a win’s a win when defense is the common denominator. Minster had just enough offense Tuesday to get by Marion Local. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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For The Love Of Free Throws: Russia Upset Bid Denied At The Stripe
Jan
29

For The Love Of Free Throws: Russia Upset Bid Denied At The Stripe

Russia had a golden opportunity to upset Justin Ahrens and the state’s fourth-ranked team in Division III. But second half failures at the free throw line by the Raiders allowed Versailles to stretch its winning streak to 11 games. Read about the game from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros feature.

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When It Finally Got Good..It WAS Good!
Jan
27

When It Finally Got Good..It WAS Good!

It was anticipated as the dream matchup in girls basketball between MAC powers Versailles and Minster. But the Tigers’ inability to cash in on easy shots and free throws eventually became more than a second half comeback could erase. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Raiders Run Short Of Magic…”Stopped” By Minster
Jan
22

Raiders Run Short Of Magic…”Stopped” By Minster

Minster’s offense and Mike Ketner (above) got to the rim often enough, but it was their defense that came up big Saturday in an impressive win over Russia. Read more about the game and the improving Wildcats in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Another Rubber Tree Plant…Versailles Takes Down Recovery
Jan
21

Another Rubber Tree Plant…Versailles Takes Down Recovery

Face To Face…And back and forth, as MAC unbeatans, Versailles and Ft. Recovery, battled Friday night for the outright conference lead. Versailles and Keaton McEldowney (above, left) came out on top with a 55-48 win. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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If They Don’t Win Another…Coldwater Takes A Thriller From Greenville
Jan
18

If They Don’t Win Another…Coldwater Takes A Thriller From Greenville

Anything but sophomoric…Coldwater sophomore Marcus Bruns literally won the game from the foul line Tuesday, staving off a furious fourth quarter comeback attempt by Greenville by hitting all 13 of his free throw attempts for the game. Read more in the latest inside feature on Press Pros.

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Good To The Last Shot…Tipp Slips Past Versailles
Jan
16

Good To The Last Shot…Tipp Slips Past Versailles

Winner, winner, keep the chicken dinner…Tipp’s Taylor Prall sinks the winning bucket over Versailles’ Ellen Peters Monday to hand the Tigers their second loss of the year…and pump new confidence into a young Tipp team ‘bonding’ for an extended post-season run. Read Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Versailles Takes A Punch…And Punches Back
Jan
14

Versailles Takes A Punch…And Punches Back

More than just Justin…Versailles proved they had plenty of complementary scoring in Friday’s win over Marion Local. Justin Ahrens had a team high 20 for the Tigers, but Alex Wendel (above) and company supplied an additional 36 in a 56-41 win over the Flyers. Read the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Tough Start Dooms Loramie…Versailles Earns A Hard Win
Jan
10

Tough Start Dooms Loramie…Versailles Earns A Hard Win

Help When They Needed It Most…Justin Ahrens scored 29 points, but it was the contribution of teammates like Austin Knapke (above, with ball) that helped Versailles overcome Loramie’s second half comeback bid to win. Read about Tuesday’s backyard get-together in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Minster Comeback Falls Short In Loss To Delphos St. John
Jan
7

Minster Comeback Falls Short In Loss To Delphos St. John

An early 15-0 first quarter run ended up being too much to come back from as Minster’s fourth quarter comeback fell short to Delphos St. John.

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Where There’s A Will….
Jan
5

Where There’s A Will….

‘Will-fully to the rim….Ft. Recovery’s Whitney Will slashes to the rim for a pair of her 22 points against St. Henry Thursday, an impressive performance by Ft. Recovery to stay unbeaten, and challenge Versailles and Minster for league supremacy. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Quick Starters: Versailles Uses Big First Half To Rout Anna
Dec
29

Quick Starters: Versailles Uses Big First Half To Rout Anna

While it’s still early to be talking about the state tournament, the Versailles Tigers’s win over Anna Wednesday left no doubt that they have to be in the conversation of top Div. III teams in the state. Joe Neves writes about the game for Press Pros.

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Versailles Stops Anna; Lady Tigers Still Perfect
Dec
29

Versailles Stops Anna; Lady Tigers Still Perfect

Kami McEldowney once again paced the Tigers, scoring a season high 22 points, and all in the first three quarters. Lady Tigers cruised to a 62-46 win over Anna.

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Heat Wave In Versailles:  Dunbar Downs Tigers With Torrid Shooting…
Dec
23

Heat Wave In Versailles: Dunbar Downs Tigers With Torrid Shooting…

Dunbar warmed the December evening with blistering shot making, and an impressive contribution from a transfer who once played at Piqua (above, #1). Combined, it led to the Versailles Tigers’ first (but impressive) loss of the year. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Coal In The ‘Skins’ Stocking:  A Marion Surprise On Opening Night!
Dec
17

Coal In The ‘Skins’ Stocking: A Marion Surprise On Opening Night!

It wasn’t all that naughty, but it wasn’t that nice, either. And in the end Marion Local pulled off the surprise win of Friday night with a job on St. Henry. How so, you ask? Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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A Turnover In Minster That No One Seems To Mind….
Dec
15

A Turnover In Minster That No One Seems To Mind….

Physical, Tough Basketball…Is how Minster’s Mike Wiss characterized Thursday’s win over Coldwater, the Wildcats’ fourth without a loss under their new coach. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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How They Win Games (How They’re Gonna’ Win Games)…in Versailles
Dec
8

How They Win Games (How They’re Gonna’ Win Games)…in Versailles

The Versailles girls used their age-old method to jump out to a quick start and win Thursday against Delphos St. John. And there’s nothing they’re doing that won’t get even better with a little time. Read more about one of the area’s premier groups in women’s basketball…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Coldwater Falls In Division V:  The One That Got Away….
Dec
4

Coldwater Falls In Division V: The One That Got Away….

What’s Different About This Picture? After disappointing blowout losses to Coldwater in each of the last two Division V title games, Canton Central Catholic celebrated Saturday night with a dramatic, come-from-behind win in the fourth quarter. Read more in the latest tournament update from Press Pros.

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Minster Runs Out Of Season…Falls In Division VII Final
Dec
3

Minster Runs Out Of Season…Falls In Division VII Final

Minster’s remarkable run came to an end with an admirable concession from coach Geron Stokes. John F. Kennedy played well. “They’re deserved to be a state champion.” Read more in the latest Press Pros feature from the state tournament.

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Marion Wins Division VI:  Eight Was Never Enough…!
Dec
2

Marion Wins Division VI: Eight Was Never Enough…!

Absolutely, it never gets old! They weren’t perfect, but as Cuyahoga Heights discovered…they were Marion. And in the end, with incentive special enough to win their ninth state football title. Read the latest from the state tournament on Press Pros.

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