Revenge Comes In Green…Anna Pays Loramie A Visit, And Back!

All Night Long...Loramie struggled to keep up, and the Anna girls could hardly have played better Tuesday, atoning for an early loss to Ft. Loramie a month ago. They beat the Redskins in four sets. Read more in our latest update on Shelby County League volleyball in today's Press Pros inside feature.

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Revenge Comes In Green…Anna Pays Loramie A Visit, And Back!
Sep
19

Revenge Comes In Green…Anna Pays Loramie A Visit, And Back!

All Night Long…Loramie struggled to keep up, and the Anna girls could hardly have played better Tuesday, atoning for an early loss to Ft. Loramie a month ago. They beat the Redskins in four sets. Read more in our latest update on Shelby County League volleyball in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Pennant Race Profile: Yianni Pavlopoulos, And To Be One Of Four….
Sep
18

Pennant Race Profile: Yianni Pavlopoulos, And To Be One Of Four….

It was the shining moment of a year otherwise lost for Buckeyes righthander Yianni Pavlopoulos (above) and his teammates. That one day, back in February, when everything came up aces. Enjoy a good read – a unique and memorable accomplishment from last year’s college baseball season – in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Hal McCoy:  To Err, And To Lose…UD Falls To Duquesne
Sep
17

Hal McCoy: To Err, And To Lose…UD Falls To Duquesne

Sean Prophit’s touchdown lunge (above) was a highlight, but it was the lowlights that plagued Dayton Saturday in a frustrating loss to visiting Duquesne. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Marion Over Minster, Again: All’s Well That Ends Well…
Sep
16

Marion Over Minster, Again: All’s Well That Ends Well…

Up And Over…Marion Local’s Henry Keller hurdled the pile at the goal line for the first of his two second half touchdowns…as the Flyers continued their winning ways Friday night with a win over previously undefeated Minster. Read more about the game in the latest MAC update on Press Pros.

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Tearfully Close: Marion Avenges Against Coldwater…Barely!
Sep
9

Tearfully Close: Marion Avenges Against Coldwater…Barely!

Game Winner…Marion’s Nolan Habodasz (#13, white) crashes in to score after a Coldwater turnover, and quarterback Nate Bruns gives the sign for the game-winning touchdown …the margine of victory in a hard-fought Marion win Friday in the MAC’s marquee showdown. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Davis Airs It Out…But Piqua Falls Short To Trotwood
Sep
2

Davis Airs It Out…But Piqua Falls Short To Trotwood

Rain was predicted to be falling from the skies Friday, but instead, Piqua’s Austin Davis filled the air with footballs. Davis threw for 284 yards and three scores, but the Indians and Ben Schmiesing (above) came up just short of knocking off perennial power Trotwood. Read more inside today’s feature by Greg Billing.

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Buckeyes Pull Away From Pesky Indiana
Sep
1

Buckeyes Pull Away From Pesky Indiana

Fireworks at the end….Ohio State trailed at halftime but found its groove in the second half. … Barrett has a strong game after a so-so start … Dobbins runs for 181 yards and may be tough to pull from the lineup. Read about the opening win from Doug Harris in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Hal Answers:  Volume 9
Aug
14

Hal Answers: Volume 9

Got a question for the ‘famer’? Send it to us and Hal McCoy will give you a more-or-less educated answer from his 50 years of covering the Reds and major league baseball. But hurry, because where has the summer gone…along with the Reds?

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From The Dugout:  The “Changeup”…..
Jan
9

From The Dugout: The “Changeup”…..

Our 2017 series on learning baseball from those who teach it best debuts with this week’s feature on one of baseball’s most underutilized pitches…from University of Dayton pitching coach, Ryne Romick.

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Greg Hoard: Youth Prevails in Bengals’ Finale
Jan
1

Greg Hoard: Youth Prevails in Bengals’ Finale

And again we wait. If the true test of an NFL team is the ability to sustain and maintain a consistently successful performance, and to build on that success week after week…with the Bengals’ win in Sunday’s finale, we’re in an all-too-familiar position. Once again…we wait to see. Read Greg Hoard in the latest inside feature.

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For A Time, Being In The Hunt Enough
Oct
14

For A Time, Being In The Hunt Enough

On Top Of Their World, For Now…Undefeated at the halfway pole Ohio State fans can only watch and hope…for a clean finish by a “good” Buckeyes team, and a stumble by one or two others perceived to be “great”. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Adam Niemeyer’s Summer Of Anticipation
Jul
4

Adam Niemeyer’s Summer Of Anticipation

Armed And Ready…College-bound and owner of two state championships in baseball, Minster’s Adam Niemeyer prepares for the next step, the next challenge, and hopefully more success as a Buckeye. Read more of our summer series on area athletes…where they’ve been, and where they’re going…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Area Football Mid-Term: If The People Only Knew….
Sep
18

Area Football Mid-Term: If The People Only Knew….

At the midway point of the high school football season, my main observation is that it’s taken for granted…and is so poorly marketed that many people don’t even know it’s there.

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The Reader Speaks…September 18, 2017
Sep
17

The Reader Speaks…September 18, 2017

The latest received from near and far on subjects recently posted on Press Pros: TBDBITL…the value of dreams…attacks on football…and “Big Wes”. One of the most popular reads on Press Pros. Enjoy this month’s edition of “The Reader Speaks”.

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Versailles vs. St. John: The One That Could Not, But Did, Get Away…
Sep
17

Versailles vs. St. John: The One That Could Not, But Did, Get Away…

Needing a victory to even their season’s record and to restore a winning confidence, Versailles saw a late lead slip away…and the game with it, in triple-overtime. Read more about the game in today’s MAC feature on Press Pros.

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Barrett, Offense Show Promise In Romp Over Army
Sep
17

Barrett, Offense Show Promise In Romp Over Army

Buckeyes amass 586 total yards in victory … Barrett may have silenced critics with solid outing … Offense looks like it can be effective this year. Read about Saturday’s win from Doug Harris in today’s Press Pros.

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East Surprises Fort Loramie: Vikings Catch Redskins At The End
Sep
16

East Surprises Fort Loramie: Vikings Catch Redskins At The End

Fort Loramie’s mistakes were huge, and paved the way for visiting Miami East to hang around long enough to eventually capture a thrilling outcome. Read more on Greg Billing’s story inside today’s feature on Press Pros.

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East Surprises Fort Loramie: Vikings Catch Redskins At The End
Sep
16

East Surprises Fort Loramie: Vikings Catch Redskins At The End

Fort Loramie’s mistakes were huge, and paved the way for visiting Miami East to hang around long enough to eventually capture a thrilling outcome. Read more on Greg Billing’s story inside today’s feature on Press Pros.

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Tables Turned:  Loramie Shuts Out Russia In SCL Volleyball
Sep
14

Tables Turned: Loramie Shuts Out Russia In SCL Volleyball

Redskins rise to the occasion…Behind a sterling defensive effort, Fort Loramie exacted a measure of pride in dispatching Russia in a straight-set win. Read about how they did it, and who did it, in today’s Press Pros feature on Shelby County League volleyball.

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Prostate Awareness Month:  An Important Choice For A Better Chance….
Sep
14

Prostate Awareness Month: An Important Choice For A Better Chance….

If you’re over 50, and your squeamish about prostate checkups, you gotta’ get over that. Because the technology available now can not only find prostate cancer, but help you live with it for a long, long time.

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Stoked…?
Sep
13

Stoked…?

On the week of his team’s first genuine conference test, Minster’s Geron Stokes is out to measure the size of the fight in the dog…not the size of the dog itself. Read more on a pair of 3-0 teams that meet Friday to establish early braggin’ rights in the MAC. Today’s inside feature.

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Tribe’s Impressive Streak Defies The Odds, Numbers
Sep
13

Tribe’s Impressive Streak Defies The Odds, Numbers

They set a new American League record for consecutive wins, and likely put up a number that will stand for at least another 100 years. Read about the Cleveland Indians’ incredible win streak in the latest Press Pros update.

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What I Should Have Said About Kaepernick, Protests…
Sep
13

What I Should Have Said About Kaepernick, Protests…

I fell far short in a previous blog on why Colin Kaepernick’s views on the national anthem have kept him sidelined. Here’s more.

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St. Henry Shuts Out Lehman:  Long Way From 2010
Sep
12

St. Henry Shuts Out Lehman: Long Way From 2010

An impressive display across the court, and without individual highlights, sent #3-ranked St. Henry to its tenth win of the year, a shutout over Lehman. Read the areas’s best volleyball coverage in today’s edition of Press Pros Magazine.

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Kneeling For The Anthem Is Bad Retail For NFL…
Sep
11

Kneeling For The Anthem Is Bad Retail For NFL…

If some activist NFL players can’t understand why the Colin Kaepernick movement still hasn’t gained traction, or enough respect, don’t blame management for not caring. It’s just business.

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Once Again, We Thank You, Marty
Sep
11

Once Again, We Thank You, Marty

He’s signed through 2018. After that, he is not sure what he will do. He’s 75. The West Coast road trips are becoming more difficult for Marty Brenneman. And one day now we’ll turn on the game and he’ll be gone. It’ll be a hard day…for a lot of people. Read Greg Hoard’s latest inside feature.

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Bengals Reach New Low….?
Sep
10

Bengals Reach New Low….?

Given their history and some of the personalities…you wonder how it could happen. But it did. The Bengals show a new level of disappointment in opening loss to Baltimore.

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Hoard: A Little Help, Andy Dalton Is In Deep ‘Do-Do’
Sep
10

Hoard: A Little Help, Andy Dalton Is In Deep ‘Do-Do’

One thing was clearly evident from Sunday’s fiasco. A fix has to be found, found quick, and it has to be a BIG FIX. Otherwise, buckle in for a long, cold winter. The Bengals struggled, and that’s an understatement. Read the rest of the statement from Greg Hoard…in today’s inside feature.

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