From The State Tourney:  Tigers Put On A Clinic In Win Over Eastern Brown

How good were they? Well, the Versailles Tigers pretty much made everything look easy, natural, in their semi-final win Friday over Eastern Brown. They'll play Gilmour Academy now on Saturday for their third state title. Read more in our latest update from the tournament.

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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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Refuse To Lose–Minster Escapes McComb For D-VII Title Shot
Nov
27

Refuse To Lose–Minster Escapes McComb For D-VII Title Shot

The Wildcats saved their season with a critical defensive stop and game winning fourth quarter drive, advancing to state for the second time in three years and third in school history. Alex Lehmkuhl’s (above) leaping interception with 3 minutes left… ended the Panthers final chance and gave the Wildcat fans something to celebrate.

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It’s Groundhog Day:  Coldwater Gets Its Shot At Five In A Row
Nov
27

It’s Groundhog Day: Coldwater Gets Its Shot At Five In A Row

There were some who said it couldn’t be done, given the attrition of graduation losses from back-to-back-to-back previous champions. But Coldwater is now on the brink of proving them wrong…something they’ve vowed to do all along.

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Flyers Ground Game Grinds Patrick Henry…Marion Packs For State
Nov
26

Flyers Ground Game Grinds Patrick Henry…Marion Packs For State

Moeller Truckin’…Behind a sparkling performance by senior Nate Moeller and a defensive effort that rattled some fillings…Marion put aside Patrick Henry for its sixth consecutive trip to state. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Prove Them Wrong: The Class That Everybody Said Couldn’t Make The Play-Offs…
Nov
20

Prove Them Wrong: The Class That Everybody Said Couldn’t Make The Play-Offs…

“Our motto is PTW – Prove Them Wrong. This was the class that everybody said couldn’t win the league. I challenged each kid and told them that they couldn’t do it. I told them they proved everybody wrong to this point so let’s finish it off.” – Coach Chip Otten. Read about it from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros feature on the Cavaliers.

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Instant Classic: Minster Holds Off Fort Recovery In Regional Finals
Nov
20

Instant Classic: Minster Holds Off Fort Recovery In Regional Finals

Minster and Fort Recovery threw everything they had at each other in the D-VII Region 28 championship game. When the clock finally ran out, the Wildcats claimed their 7th straight win and a berth in the state semifinals next week. Minster coach Geron Stokes (above) quote of the night “So What… Now what?”

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Marion Stops The Burg/Romero: Advance To Final Four For Sixth Straight Year
Nov
19

Marion Stops The Burg/Romero: Advance To Final Four For Sixth Straight Year

Duane Leugers scored three times and the Marion Local defense kept Kaleb Romero under control for most of the night as the Flyers broke Mechanicsburg’s heart yet again and advanced to the Division-VI State Semifinals. Read about it from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros feature on the Flyers.

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