Minster Has The Look…In Win Over Marion Local

Wet, but a winner....Minster used a solid pitching performance in the rain from Austin Brown, timely hitting, and air-tight defense to best Marion Local Tueday, and looked a lot like Minster teams of the past in doing it. Read about the game in today's Press Pros inside feature.

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Minster Has The Look…In Win Over Marion Local
Apr
24

Minster Has The Look…In Win Over Marion Local

Wet, but a winner….Minster used a solid pitching performance in the rain from Austin Brown, timely hitting, and air-tight defense to best Marion Local Tueday, and looked a lot like Minster teams of the past in doing it. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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OSU Makes It A Statement Weekend…Bucks Take Series From #8 Indiana
Apr
22

OSU Makes It A Statement Weekend…Bucks Take Series From #8 Indiana

Cluster of Buckeyes…They mobbed Noah McGowan (center, right) after his 12th inning double scored Kobie Foppe with the winning run to take the weekend series from #8 Indiana. Read more about the surging Buckeyes in today’s Press Pros inside feature by Greg Board.

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Tipp Wins Its 15th…Over Former CBC Rival Kenton Ridge
Apr
21

Tipp Wins Its 15th…Over Former CBC Rival Kenton Ridge

Tipp used its pitching and attention to the ‘little things’ to notch its 15th win of the season over former CBC rival Kenton Ridge. Read more about the game from Greg Billing in the latest Press Pros feature on GWOC baseball.

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You Don’t See It Often…Russia Run-Rules Loramie In SCL Match
Apr
20

You Don’t See It Often…Russia Run-Rules Loramie In SCL Match

Pitching was the issue…as for the second time in as many days Ft. Loramie issued more walks than they got hits…and they hit a couple of hitters, as well (above). Russia took full advantage with an 11-1 SCL win on Friday. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Thwaits, Fort Recovery Adds Chill To Versailles Bats…
Apr
17

Thwaits, Fort Recovery Adds Chill To Versailles Bats…

Cold Scoreboard…Fort Recovery pitchers Nick Thwaits, Cade Wendel (above), and Ben Homan put the chill on the Versailles Tigers’ bats Tuesday, handing the Tigers their first loss of the season. Read about one of the season’s thus-far best pitching performance in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Thunderstruck:  Red Strikes Twice In Final 36 Seconds To Win UD Scrimmage
Apr
15

Thunderstruck: Red Strikes Twice In Final 36 Seconds To Win UD Scrimmage

The rain cut things short, but not before UD got in a half of spring football…and sophomore Ryan Skibinski made a big impression in the final minute of play. Read about the game from PPM columnist Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Hal McCoy: Is ‘The Greek Freak II’ Coming Of Age For UD’s Flyers?
Feb
21

Hal McCoy: Is ‘The Greek Freak II’ Coming Of Age For UD’s Flyers?

Tuesday, Kostas Antetokounmpo played for a glorious 19 minutes…and the Flyer Faithful gave him a standing ovation when he left the floor late in the game, hoping they had just gotten a sneak peek of what might be in the future. Read about the game from Hal McCoy in our latest UD feature.

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How The Other Half Plays:  ‘Roots’, And Hoops With The Fairland Dragons
Jan
24

How The Other Half Plays: ‘Roots’, And Hoops With The Fairland Dragons

The most tradition-rich program to never have won a title? I say it’s the Fairland Dragons, in tiny Proctorville, Ohio, where coach Nathan Speed (above) has generated a new tradition of winning…and took his team to the Final Four last spring for the first time in 56 years. Read the story in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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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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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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OSU Makes It A Statement Weekend…Bucks Take Series From #8 Indiana
Apr
24

OSU Makes It A Statement Weekend…Bucks Take Series From #8 Indiana

Nobody’s talking about them, and that’s fine with the 2018 Buckeyes. Their Sunday win in extra innings spelled a series win over the #8 team in the country, and they’re content to either hunt, and be the hunted. Read more about the game from columnist Greg Hoard.

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Buckeyes Even IU Series With Yet Another Hard-Earned Win
Apr
21

Buckeyes Even IU Series With Yet Another Hard-Earned Win

Fightin’ For The Series…Ohio State coach Greg Beals and umpire Mike Martin go chin to chin over a disputed call on a caught fly ball in the fourth inning. Beals said yes, Martin said no, but the Buckeyes came back to win anyway. Read more about the game on Press Pros.

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When Good Hitting Meets Good Pitching….
Apr
21

When Good Hitting Meets Good Pitching….

It’s one of the game’s oldest cliches’, argued about by the respective sides. But Indiana made its argument in Friday’s series opener, that indeed…good pitching (not always, but usually) will beat good hitting.

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IU Takes Round One In Big Ten Bout With Ohio State
Apr
21

IU Takes Round One In Big Ten Bout With Ohio State

No. 8 Indiana played clean baseball, got solid pitching and help from the Buckeyes to take the series opener at Bill Davis Stadium Friday night. The Bucks were not “straight-up beaten”, in the words of starting pitcher Connor Curlis, but they lost nonetheless and need to square things today.

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The Language Of Sports…And Remembering Earle Bruce
Apr
20

The Language Of Sports…And Remembering Earle Bruce

If you don’t like what you read, or the way sports is reported, don’t blame the messenger…but rather the indisputable facts of the story. And Buckeye Nation mourns the loss of one our best…Coach Earle Bruce.

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Not Your Average Loramie-Anna Game, But Rockets Took It, Anyway…!
Apr
19

Not Your Average Loramie-Anna Game, But Rockets Took It, Anyway…!

Anything ‘But’ Average…In a game dictated by walks, and errors, and men left on base, Ft. Loramie drops its first SCL game of the season – to Anna – and the Rockets were in just the right mood to take it. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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OSU’S Seth Kinker: Pure Proof Of Confidence At Work
Apr
19

OSU’S Seth Kinker: Pure Proof Of Confidence At Work

The people who know Buckeye reliever Seth Kinker the best are those whom he’s won over with his attitude for efficiency and effectiveness.  They depend on him…and they can’t seem to say enough.

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Hal McCoy: On Price’s Firing And The Reds’ Future….
Apr
19

Hal McCoy: On Price’s Firing And The Reds’ Future….

If you think this was all about Bryan Price, think again. His firing was the culmination of bungled priorities, tired cliches’, bad pitching, bad hitting, and bad base running. And fans, with or without Price, get used to more of it.

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Buckeyes Thrash The Penguins But Tougher Tests Are Just Ahead
Apr
18

Buckeyes Thrash The Penguins But Tougher Tests Are Just Ahead

Ohio State tuned for a monumental series this weekend with #8-ranked Indiana by smacking Youngstown State. Everyone played, and a lot of people contributed…just what Greg Beals had in mind.

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Facing McDonagh A Tall Task
Apr
18

Facing McDonagh A Tall Task

Troy’s 5-9 hurler, Derek McDonah, overpowers Butler to win first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader. And hey, it’s been a good week – a really good week – for McDoonah. Read more about it, and GWOC baseball, from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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What Is…Your ‘Fair’ Share?
Apr
16

What Is…Your ‘Fair’ Share?

The former president talked about it every day. Your congressman and senator talk about it. But when it comes to taxes, no one has yet to explain just how much a ‘fair share’ really is, and why. Now that you’ve paid your taxes…wouldn’t you like to know for yourself? Commentary, in today’s Press Pros.

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On Jackie vs. Larry…And Why You’ll Ask, “Larry Who?”
Apr
16

On Jackie vs. Larry…And Why You’ll Ask, “Larry Who?”

Jackie Robinson broke the color line in baseball, indeed, but will we ever reach that point where can we appreciate him, and others, for something more than social pioneers?

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Ohio State Quarterbacks Are Making It Tough On Meyer
Apr
15

Ohio State Quarterbacks Are Making It Tough On Meyer

Burrow and Haskins have productive days in spring game … Buckeyes probably could thrive with either player at the position … Meyer says decision could come in the next week.

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Little League Fun, Cherry Bomb, And A ‘Dinger’…Bucks Dominate In Sweep
Apr
15

Little League Fun, Cherry Bomb, And A ‘Dinger’…Bucks Dominate In Sweep

Running Wild…Or so it appears as Dominic Canzone rounds third to score with a teammate in close pursuit…in the Buckeyes 19-8 win over Penn State in the second game of Saturday’s double-header. Read about how they swept the three-game series in today’s Buckeyes baseball update.

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