Ohio State Runs Out Of Arms, Falls To No.1 Minnesota

Ohio State’s tired bullpen collapsed in the sixth inning against Minnesota Saturday, resulting in the team’s elimination from the Big Ten tournament after reaching the semifinals.

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Ohio State Runs Out Of Arms, Falls To No.1 Minnesota
May
26

Ohio State Runs Out Of Arms, Falls To No.1 Minnesota

Ohio State’s tired bullpen collapsed in the sixth inning against Minnesota Saturday, resulting in the team’s elimination from the Big Ten tournament after reaching the semifinals.

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Turnabout:  Loramie Steals Outright Title From Russia With Run-Rule Win
May
10

Turnabout: Loramie Steals Outright Title From Russia With Run-Rule Win

It was wild and woolly, exactly what you expect when Ft. Loramie plays Russia, as the Redskins turned the tables from an earlier loss to beat Russia 18-8 Thursday and deny the Raiders the outright baseball title in the Shelby County League. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Miscues Ruin Trojans’ Mood On Cinco De Mayo
May
6

Miscues Ruin Trojans’ Mood On Cinco De Mayo

Seven errors, eight walks lead to uncharacteristic pedestrian outing for Troy in loss to Lakota West. A rundown finally catches up with Lakota West’s Andrew Brownley (above), when he was tagged out by Troy’s short-stop Cole Brogan. Read more on GWOC baseball in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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One Man’s Plan To Rebuild Covington Baseball…..
Apr
27

One Man’s Plan To Rebuild Covington Baseball…..

Mired in the midst of a 1-13 varsity baseball season, a once great legacy of Covington baseball now seems light years away. But first year coach Andy Johnson (above, background) is committed, and content, to do whatever it takes…for however long it takes…to rebuild. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Lucky, ‘And’ Good…Ft. Recovery Finally Tops Coldwater At Home
Apr
26

Lucky, ‘And’ Good…Ft. Recovery Finally Tops Coldwater At Home

Something to celebrate…Fort Recovery catcher Kody Shinaberry (foreground) raises his arms in salute as teammate Ethan Schoen prepares to touch home plate Thursday with the winning run over Coldwater…the first time in 37 years that Recovery had beaten the Cavaliers at home. Read more in today’s 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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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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Comeback For The Ages…On To Columbus For Fort Loramie!
May
26

Comeback For The Ages…On To Columbus For Fort Loramie!

The Fort Loramie Redskins season seemed to be over after 4 innings, but a once in a lifetime performance by a Redskin junior saved the day and sent the Redskins to Columbus for the first time since 2010. Joe Neves was there, and writes about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Unexpected Heroes Help OSU Past Michigan In Big Ten Tournament
May
25

Unexpected Heroes Help OSU Past Michigan In Big Ten Tournament

Seth Kinker and Tyler Cowles still had their say, but a cast of unlikely characters provided Ohio State with the extra boost needed to move on to the final four of the Big Ten tournament.

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Division IV Regional Semifinal Doubleheader…No Repeaters!
May
25

Division IV Regional Semifinal Doubleheader…No Repeaters!

The hoped-for repeat of either Minster or Russia as a Division IV finalist came to an end Thursday, as Russia fell to Cincinnati Christian in one regional semi-final…and Fort Loramie leveled Minster (above) in the other. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature from Greg Billing.

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Stellar Pitching From Feltner & Kinker Secure Shutout For OSU…
May
24

Stellar Pitching From Feltner & Kinker Secure Shutout For OSU…

Ryan Feltner and Seth Kinker delivered exactly what the Ohio State baseball team needed in Thursday’s do-or-die win against the Iowa Hawkeyes. Consequently, the Buckeyes are still alive in the Big Ten tournament.

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Purdue’s Andrews Pitches Boilermakers Past Buckeyes In BIG Opener
May
23

Purdue’s Andrews Pitches Boilermakers Past Buckeyes In BIG Opener

An outstanding performance by Purdue starting pitcher Tanner Andrews and an inescapable sixth inning lead to an Ohio State loss in the opening round of the Big Ten tournament, forcing the Bucks into the losers’ one-and-done bracket.

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Seth Kinker Snubbed For First-Team All-Big Ten
May
22

Seth Kinker Snubbed For First-Team All-Big Ten

From Omaha…The seeds are in, the games are set. But when the Big Ten announced the coaches’ all-conference selections Tuesday, a notable omission from the first team was Ohio State senior reliever Seth Kinker.  Some reaction from Omaha on the eve of the tournament in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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“Confounding”:  Tipp Loses Early Lead, Drops District To Hamilton Ross
May
21

“Confounding”: Tipp Loses Early Lead, Drops District To Hamilton Ross

Ram Tough! Hamilton Ross celebrates their district title in Division II Monday after overcoming an early 3-0 Tipp lead. The Red Devils closed out their sparkling season with a disappointing 6-3 loss. Read more on the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Handicapping The Tournaments, High School And OSU…..
May
21

Handicapping The Tournaments, High School And OSU…..

If you blinked you probably missed the high school baseball season. But now it’s tournament time, and as predicted five area teams are in the regional round. And more, Ohio State plays Purdue on Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament. Good stuff…read on in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Wrong-Way End To Things…Bucks Drop Final Series To MSU
May
19

Wrong-Way End To Things…Bucks Drop Final Series To MSU

It wasn’t the end they’d envisioned, and certainly not the body language with which they wanted to go to Omaha. But Michigan State had something to say about, taking two of three in the final series of the season. Read more in today’s feature wrap-up of the Buckeyes regular season.

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Old Habits Bite Late…Buckeyes Drop Game 2 In Lansing
May
18

Old Habits Bite Late…Buckeyes Drop Game 2 In Lansing

Frustration…They had their chances early and misfired (failed sac bunt, above), and unearned runs from a pair of seventh inning hurt them late. Defeat for the Buckeyes in game two of their series with ‘Sparty’. Read about it in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Anna’s Bensman, JC’s Reese, SCL’s Press Pros Scholar-Athlete Winners
May
17

Anna’s Bensman, JC’s Reese, SCL’s Press Pros Scholar-Athlete Winners

A three-sporter from Jackson Center, Kennadie Reese, and the boys Player of The Year in basketball, Anna’s Wyatt Bensman (above), are this year’s Press Pros Shelby County League Scholar-Athlete Award Winners. Read about them in today’s inside feature.

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Nothing Comes Easy…Bucks Win In East Lansing Opener
May
17

Nothing Comes Easy…Bucks Win In East Lansing Opener

They played in the manner they’ve made so popular, and nerve-wracking. But a ninth inning uprising – as well as one from Bo Coolen – was enough to take the series opener at Michigan State. Read more about the game in our latest feature update.

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Omens Or Jack Dapore, Whatever…Russia Bests Lehman In Dist. Semis
May
16

Omens Or Jack Dapore, Whatever…Russia Bests Lehman In Dist. Semis

His socks were a problem, apparently, but Russia’s Evan Monnier stretched to score ahead of the throw to the plate in Russia’s four-run fourth to move past Lehman in the Division IV district semi-finals. Read more about the game and how the Raiders won in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Minster’s Huelsman, Versailles’ Winner…Press Pros Scholar Athlete Recipients
May
15

Minster’s Huelsman, Versailles’ Winner…Press Pros Scholar Athlete Recipients

Deserving hardly identifies the attributes of this year’s 2017-’18 Press Pros MAC Student Athlete Award winners – Jared Huelsman from Minster (above), and Danielle Winner from Versailles. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature update.

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OSU, Woodby ‘Flip The Switch’ On Purdue To Claim A 16-6 Win
May
13

OSU, Woodby ‘Flip The Switch’ On Purdue To Claim A 16-6 Win

First ‘Granny’, first as a Buckeye…The dugout exploded to greet Noah West, who’s first OSU home run – a grand slam in the eight – was the cherry on top of the Buckeyes’ comeback win over Purdue. Read more on the game from Greg Hoard in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Buckeye Broadcaster Matt Andrews Has…’It’
May
13

Buckeye Broadcaster Matt Andrews Has…’It’

In his second year as the radio voice of Ohio State baseball, broadcaster Matt Andrews was daring enough to leave behind that to which others aspire…to create his own legacy in his home community and state.

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The Price Of Throwing a Helmet…
May
13

The Price Of Throwing a Helmet…

A day after Purdue’s Alec Olec was ejected and assumably suspended for throwing a batting helmet, the question posed at Bill Davis Stadium was…really, aren’t there worse crimes than throwing a helmet?

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One Inning Sinks Ohio State, Purdue Evens Series, 1-1
May
12

One Inning Sinks Ohio State, Purdue Evens Series, 1-1

Anthem Buddies….Young Buckeye fans lined up on the field prior to Saturday’s game to pay tribute to the flag…but they couldn’t help the Buckeyes when they needed it most…in the sixth inning. OSU fell to Purdue, 8-2. Read more in our Sunday Press Pros feature.

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Beals’ 500th Win Ends Purdue’s 13-Game Win Streak
May
12

Beals’ 500th Win Ends Purdue’s 13-Game Win Streak

This one had about everything: a hallmark win for Coach Greg Beals, a new record for closer Seth Kinker and some things you just generally don’t see. The Buckeyes snap Purdue’s nation-leading win streak and there were fireworks…all kinds of them. Read the latest Press Pros inside feature on the baseball Buckeyes.

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