Tom Cappell:  The ‘Queen’ In The Back Of The Safe…

Long overlooked as too rare, too expensive, and too fancy to shoot and have fun with, a story of appreciation for one of America’s best and most coveted guns of all time...the Winchester Model 52 rifle. Veteran outdoors writer, Tom Cappell, favors us with one of his tales about sporting Americana in today's Press Pros feature.

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Users Want Fees Higher; ODNR Says ‘No’
May
11

Users Want Fees Higher; ODNR Says ‘No’

Seeing fees go higher is a way of life, but Columbus has it all backwards. It’s not the government that wants sportsmen’s license fees to increase; it’s the users.

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Loramie Clips Russia For A Share…Of SCL Title
May
11

Loramie Clips Russia For A Share…Of SCL Title

Sophomore Jared Middendorf pitched well beyond his years and the defense did its part Thursday to help Fort Loramie beat rival Russia and claim a share of the Shelby County League baseball title. Read more about Middendorf and the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Near No-Hitter:  Russia Runs Covington Out Of The Tournament
May
10

Near No-Hitter: Russia Runs Covington Out Of The Tournament

Jack Dapore came within two outs of a no-hitter, and Russia’s offense ‘ran’ in high gear, knocking Covington from the Division IV sectional tournament. Read about the game in our continuing coverage of area tournament action…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Raiders Edge Flyers In A Classic Repeat
May
10

Raiders Edge Flyers In A Classic Repeat

Like “deja vu all over again”, Dayton and Wright State hooked up Tuesday with the exact same results of their game earlier this season. Funny, unless you’re a Flyer fan…or Tony Vittorio. Read the latest Flyer update in today’s Press Pros.

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The Errors Of Their Ways…Troy Opens Tourney With Win Over Tecumseh
May
9

The Errors Of Their Ways…Troy Opens Tourney With Win Over Tecumseh

The Troy Trojans won Tuesday and Hayden Kotwica was very good. But the better news…they had to win around a tough fielding day by the defense, and they’re confident they’ll be better when they play a second round game on Thursday. Read more about the Trojans and the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Hoard:  Where The Buckeyes Are Now, The Process Goes On
May
9

Hoard: Where The Buckeyes Are Now, The Process Goes On

The ‘Battlin’ Buckeyes have learned that baseball is a whole lot like college itself. There’s a whole lot to learn and a whole lot of people willing to teach you. Those who perform the best are the ones who can overcome hardship and change. Such has been the 2017 season.

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Coldwater Wins 30th League Baseball Title, With A Twist…
May
8

Coldwater Wins 30th League Baseball Title, With A Twist…

Titles Never Come Easy…As Coldwater’s Ryan Knapke (above) found in the second inning of Monday’s game with Marion Local. But tuning up for a Friday debut in the Division III sectional, Coldwater packed away its 30th MAC title in baseball, as is their custom, in customary fashion. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dayton Plays Past Errors To Take Series From A-10 Leader VCU
May
7

Dayton Plays Past Errors To Take Series From A-10 Leader VCU

What A ‘Relief’….Connor Echols salutes his eighth inning homer as he circles the bases, and the Dayton Flyers survived Sunday’s high winds and six errors to come back and beat the A-10’s top team, the VCU Rams. Read about it in the latest Flyer baseball update on Press Pros.

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UD Holds On To Hope With Win Over VCU…
May
7

UD Holds On To Hope With Win Over VCU…

Kevin Piersol and the UD Flyers beat the best team in the A-10 in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader to keep their hopes alive for a conference tourney berth. Read about it from Greg Billing in the latest update on Flyers baseball from Press Pros.

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Same Ol’…Late Collapse Dooms Buckeyes In Michigan
May
6

Same Ol’…Late Collapse Dooms Buckeyes In Michigan

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words….A lapse of control and a costly eighth inning denies the Buckeyes a chance to tie in the ninth, and sends them to a series loss to the Wolverines. Read more in the latest Press Pros update. (Press Pros Feature Photos by Julie McMaken Wright)

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If You’ve Never Been To Michigan…Why Everything Is Blue
May
6

If You’ve Never Been To Michigan…Why Everything Is Blue

Observations from the school up north, with respects to those who live here, freeze here, and probably spend the majority of their lives…looking south.

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Bucks Fall At Michigan…Shutout Beside The Big House
May
5

Bucks Fall At Michigan…Shutout Beside The Big House

Michigan’s Oliver Jaskie was anything but welcoming to the visiting Buckeyes, striking out 14 in a complete-game shutout in game one of the weekend series. Read more on the game in the latest Press Pros Buckeyes update.

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When I Go Back To Hardman….
May
5

When I Go Back To Hardman….

Anyone who ever played at Fountain Park for Jim Hardman CAN NEVER go back without reliving the best days of Piqua baseball – the best days of baseball in the lives of those fortunate to be in the right place, with the right man, at the right time.

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Why People Fish….
May
4

Why People Fish….

It’s Eye Candy For The Fisherman…A secret pond and a beautiful spring backdrop is all it takes to excite those who love to wet a line and wait patiently for hours on bluegills and crappies to cooperate. But was I patient enough to partake in such fun? Read today’s Press Pros inside feature and see for yourself.

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Bucks Hang Tough With Tech…But Oh-So-Familiar
May
3

Bucks Hang Tough With Tech…But Oh-So-Familiar

Beals Not Believing…OSU’s Greg Beals wasn’t around to see it after arguing a call at the plate in the second inning, but the Buckeyes came within an oh-so-familiar scenario of matching up with the fourth-best team in the country Wednesday night. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Clutch Hits Lead Tippecanoe Past Butler
May
3

Clutch Hits Lead Tippecanoe Past Butler

It ranked with the best in baseball history…Tippecanoe squandered an early lead, but got two clutch two out hits late to hand Butler its first division loss in three seasons. Read more about the game (and history) in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Lehman Rolls On…Despite The Questions
May
1

Lehman Rolls On…Despite The Questions

Their 19-2 mark has them ranked #4 in the state in Division IV. But is their record deceiving, based on the strength of schedule? It doesn’t seem to matter to Dave King and the Lehman Cavaliers. Read about them in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Gone With The Wind…Comeback Falls Short In Series Loss To Huskers
Apr
30

Gone With The Wind…Comeback Falls Short In Series Loss To Huskers

Seth Kinker (above, in red) inherited a mess of a game. But the Buckeyes ace reliever held serve long enough to give the Buckeyes a chance. Unfortunately, an eighth inning comeback fell just short to Nebraska. Read about in the latest Press Pros update.

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Buckeyes Split With Nebraska…And What They Say!
Apr
29

Buckeyes Split With Nebraska…And What They Say!

The Buckeyes (and Brady Cherry, above) used a 6-run inning in Saturday’s suspended game to beat Nebraska, but for lack of imitating that effort in game two they split their double-header with the Cornhuskers. Read more in today latest update on Buckeye baseball in Press Pros.

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It Can’t Just Rain…It Poured!
Apr
28

It Can’t Just Rain…It Poured!

Their scheduled game with Nebraska barely got off the ground before the skies opened, the rains came, and more bad luck poured on the Buckeyes (above). Read about it in the latest update from Press Pros.

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