The doubt over whether Ohio State’s season would ever get started is finally behind us. And although it’s now a long way from over, there’s a likely inevitability to where the Buckeyes will wind up, and who they’ll see once they get there. Commentary from Bruce Hooley in today's Press Pros feature.

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Hooley: It’s Ohio State-Clemson At Season’s End
Oct
25

Hooley: It’s Ohio State-Clemson At Season’s End

The doubt over whether Ohio State’s season would ever get started is finally behind us. And although it’s now a long way from over, there’s a likely inevitability to where the Buckeyes will wind up, and who they’ll see once they get there. Commentary from Bruce Hooley in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Ohio State Starts Slowly, Finishes Fast in 52-17 Victory
Oct
24

Ohio State Starts Slowly, Finishes Fast in 52-17 Victory

All that’s missing is you…The Buckeyes took some time to get their legs, but once found they finished in a flourish with an impressive 52-17 opening day win over Nebraska. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Piqua ‘Thrown’ For A Loss…Falls To Anderson In D-II
Oct
24

Piqua ‘Thrown’ For A Loss…Falls To Anderson In D-II

The Piqua Indians ran into a hot quarterback (Jackson Kuhn, below), missed some opportunities, made some mistakes, made a run…and at game’s end came up a play short in a Division II loss to Cincinnati Anderson. Read more.

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Redskins Renewed…Get Well In Win Over Troy Christian
Oct
17

Redskins Renewed…Get Well In Win Over Troy Christian

Fort Loramie erased the memory of a poor performance against Tri-Village with a resounding performance and Division VII playoff win over Troy Christian. Read about the today’s game inside Press Pros feature.

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Things Flipped…New Knox Sweeps #1 New Bremen
Oct
13

Things Flipped…New Knox Sweeps #1 New Bremen

Something to shout about…They saved their best for when it mattered most.  #2-ranked New Knoxville pulls a straight-set shocker with a win over defending champ New Bremen. Read about the match in today’s Press Pros.

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McCoy: What’s Happening On The Flyer Basketball Front?
Sep
28

McCoy: What’s Happening On The Flyer Basketball Front?

The season at hand is up in the air more than Obi Toppin.  But UD athletic director Neil Sullivan is doing his best to have every thing grounded by November 25.  Keep your fingers crossed. Hal McCoy writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Michael Schoenherr’s Not-To-Be-Forgotten Year…
Apr
26

Michael Schoenherr’s Not-To-Be-Forgotten Year…

In the midst of pandemic and panic or what comes next – of depression over unfinished and unstarted seasons – those in local bowling circles should also remember the recent past…where Coldwater and senior Michael Schoenherr left quite the indelible mark. Read today’s inside feature.

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An Artist’s Memories Of Troy, Eldean Bridge
Sep
16

An Artist’s Memories Of Troy, Eldean Bridge

The man who shared the scenes of the Miami River and the Eldean Bridge with the world is still painting, and remembers fondly his time spent a quarter century ago in Troy. We catch up with wildlife artist David Maass in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Ohio State Starts Slowly, Finishes Fast in 52-17 Victory
Oct
25

Ohio State Starts Slowly, Finishes Fast in 52-17 Victory

The Buckeyes took some time to get their legs, but once found they finished in a flourish with an impressive 52-17 opening day win over Nebraska. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Versailles Moves On With Pile-Driving, Throwback Win
Oct
25

Versailles Moves On With Pile-Driving, Throwback Win

Borrowing from a bygone era that built the foundation on which Versailles’ tradition stands proved the perfect tonic for the Tigers, who bounced back from a head-scratching defeat in their most recent game to breeze into the Region 20 semifinals. Bruce Hooley writes for Press Pros.

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Covington Takes ‘Rough Ride’ Out Of Playoffs….
Oct
25

Covington Takes ‘Rough Ride’ Out Of Playoffs….

Hoping for more and expecting better, neither played out for Covington in a forgettable playoff loss to West Jefferson. Read about the game in Sunday’s Press Pros.

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Andy Anders:  Ohio State-Nebraska Notebook…
Oct
24

Andy Anders: Ohio State-Nebraska Notebook…

While the passing game appeared electric for Ohio State Saturday, the defense showed several areas that could use work. Andy Anders shares some thoughts on opening day.

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Ohio State Ready To Show Why It Wanted To Play So Badly
Oct
24

Ohio State Ready To Show Why It Wanted To Play So Badly

Buckeyes open season behind Heisman Trophy candidate quarterback Justin Fields, and as heavy favorites to defeat Nebraska. Mark Znidar writes for Saturday’s Press Pros.

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Buckeyes Opening Day…Defense Talented, But Inexperienced
Oct
24

Buckeyes Opening Day…Defense Talented, But Inexperienced

Returning just a handful of starters from the 2019 team, Ohio State’s defense still has the potential to be one of the nation’s best again, but will that talent deliver? Andy Anders writes for opening day on Press Pros.

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Thunderstruck: Fort Loramie Rumbles Past Ansonia
Oct
24

Thunderstruck: Fort Loramie Rumbles Past Ansonia

In what coach Spencer Wells called his team’s most complete game, the Fort Lormie Redskins rolled to a 42-0 victory over Ansonia in the D-VII, Region 28 playoffs. The Redskins slowed down the Tigers’ talented running attack to set up a regional semifinal meeting with New Bremen next week. Greg Billing writes for Saturday’s Press Pros.

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New Bremen Starts Slow, Finishes Fast Over St. Henry
Oct
24

New Bremen Starts Slow, Finishes Fast Over St. Henry

Third-seeded Bremen reeled off 28 straight points after halftime and went on to post a 28-13 victory over sixth-seeded St. Henry in the third round of the Division VII playoffs. Colin Foster writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Piqua ‘Thrown’ For A Loss…Falls To Anderson In D-II
Oct
24

Piqua ‘Thrown’ For A Loss…Falls To Anderson In D-II

The Piqua Indians ran into a hot quarterback, missed some opportunities, made some mistakes, made a run…and at game’s end came up a play short in a Division II loss to Cincinnati Anderson. Read more.

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Buckeye Football:  Thayer Munford Healthy, Ready To Anchor O-Line
Oct
23

Buckeye Football: Thayer Munford Healthy, Ready To Anchor O-Line

 Operating at full strength for the first time since 2018, Thayer Munford is back and better than ever in his third year starting for Ohio State at left tackle. By Andy Anders for Press Pros Columbus, OH – Hampered by a back injury, Thayer Munford trudged through the 2019 season at 80 percent capacity. The […]

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The Reader Speaks…Oct. 22, 2020
Oct
22

The Reader Speaks…Oct. 22, 2020

We’re late in getting the latest in reader response to recent articles, and that’s on us.  But like always…we wouldn’t do this, or couldn’t do this…without you.  Enjoy the latest read, and thank you again.

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Ohio State: Mattison Moving from Sideline to Pressbox
Oct
22

Ohio State: Mattison Moving from Sideline to Pressbox

The Buckeyes’ co-defensive coordinator has not coached any other place other than on the field since 1990 with Texas A&M.   He says too many assistants on the sideline can be counterproductive.

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Commentary:  Are You A ‘Hater’?
Oct
21

Commentary: Are You A ‘Hater’?

It’s become the most misused, and overused, word in modern culture, and usually because we don’t like it when we don’t get our way.  Some commentary today on what ‘hate’ actually is…and not just a difference in opinion. Read more.

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Ohio State Game Day Team Confident in Virus Protocols
Oct
19

Ohio State Game Day Team Confident in Virus Protocols

Athletic director Gene Smith (below) said he and his staff have worked so hard to get a “clean” field for the players…that he has now switched to “football mode” for season opener against Nebraska on Saturday at Ohio Stadium. Mark Znidar writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Remembering Margie…And No More Worries
Oct
19

Remembering Margie…And No More Worries

Pets have a way, as you know, and when it comes time to say good-bye you’re never ready – worse than the kids leaving home, or even human demise.  Last week…we said good-bye to ‘Margie’. Enjoy her life, as we did.

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Ten Critical Minutes…Buccs Comeback Shocks Arcanum
Oct
18

Ten Critical Minutes…Buccs Comeback Shocks Arcanum

Crowning score…Down 24-7 in the second half, Covington staged the biggest comeback in its playoff history as Trentin Alexander (above, #32) scores late to beat Arcanum and move Covington on in the Division VI tournament. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Redskins Renewed…Get Well In Win Over Troy Christian
Oct
17

Redskins Renewed…Get Well In Win Over Troy Christian

Fort Loramie erased the memory of a poor performance against Tri-Village with a resounding performance and Division VII playoff win over Troy Christian. Read about the today’s game inside Press Pros feature.

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