Versailles faced a difficult three-game stretch this week that left the Tigers battle-tested ... but not beaten. Versailles used a pair of clutch free throws from Michael Stammen to hold off Fort Loramie's upset bid. More from Greg Billing Saturday Night.

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Loramie Slows Down Tigers … But Tigers Stay Undefeated
Jan
26

Loramie Slows Down Tigers … But Tigers Stay Undefeated

 Versailles faced a difficult three-game stretch this week that left the Tigers battle-tested … but not beaten. Versailles used a pair of clutch free throws from Michael Stammen to hold off Fort Loramie’s upset bid. More from Greg Billing Saturday Night.

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What They Needed…Loramie Moves On, Past Versailles
Jan
25

What They Needed…Loramie Moves On, Past Versailles

The feel of playing Loramie…Teammates Dana Rose (below, left) and Caitlyn Gasson separate Versailles’ Caitlin McEldowney from the basketball during Saturday’s 63-42 Redskins win. Read more about the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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For Tipp, Good Things Come In Three’s In Win Over Piqua
Jan
25

For Tipp, Good Things Come In Three’s In Win Over Piqua

The Red Devils were red hot from three-point range on Friday night, knocking down 11 overall — and giving them 31 three’s in their last three games — to knock off the host Indians. Piqua’s Dre’Sean Roberts (pictured) gets the shot off as Tipp’s Nolan Mader goes for the block. More from Greg Billing Friday Night.

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Buckeyes Can’t Finish Again…Lose To Minnesota
Jan
23

Buckeyes Can’t Finish Again…Lose To Minnesota

They couldn’t stop Macus Carr…Gophers’ sophomore guard drives for lay-up, then hits a 3-pointer in final minute to give Buckeyes 6th loss in 7 games…a somber night at the ‘Schott’. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros in today’s inside feature.

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UD’s ‘Fun Bunch’ Keeping Their Cool Over Lofty Ratings
Jan
23

UD’s ‘Fun Bunch’ Keeping Their Cool Over Lofty Ratings

The Flyers, ranked seventh in the country by both the Associated Press and USA Today.  The record, the rankings, the national attention.  Can the Flyers stay level-headed, prevent their heads from expanding to the size of basketballs? 6-foot-6 guard Ryan Mikesell (pictured) slammed it home with Toppin-like authority. Hal McCoy writes it for today’s Press Pros.

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Rickey, Sidney, Light Up MVL Bowling…
Jan
19

Rickey, Sidney, Light Up MVL Bowling…

Lost in the shadows of a good, and more publicized boys basketball team, Sidney’s Jaxon Rickey and teammates seek to bring light upon the ‘Jackets unbeaten bowling team with some remarkable scores. Read more in our latest bowling feature on Press Pros.

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Minster Survives Late Run…Marion’s Woes Continue
Jan
17

Minster Survives Late Run…Marion’s Woes Continue

Tough to score, tough to win…But Minster’s Eric Schmidt (#2, below) and his mates made enough shots at the right time Friday to win their 9th game of the season, while sending Marion Local to its fourth consecutive loss. Read about the game on Press Pros.

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Bucks’ Baseball 2020:  A Need For Some Senior Moments?
Jan
12

Bucks’ Baseball 2020: A Need For Some Senior Moments?

The talent from young pitching is anticipated – hoped for.  But the hard-to-dodge issue surrounding the 2020 Buckeyes is that of ‘senior’ experience.  On a mostly sophomoric staff, just three portend to have the answer. Installment two of pre-season baseball in today’s Press Pros.

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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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So Far, Big Ten Just Too ‘Big’ For Rebuilding Ohio State
Jan
25

So Far, Big Ten Just Too ‘Big’ For Rebuilding Ohio State

There are many factors for the Buckeyes’ fall from Top 25 after non-conference victories over Villanova, North Carolina and Kentucky.  And you can’t say you weren’t warned before now. Columnist Mark Znidar shares in today’s Buckeye hoops feature.

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Eli Left As Cleanly As He Arrived…
Jan
25

Eli Left As Cleanly As He Arrived…

Now that he’s left the game, the regret for all football should be when, and if, there’ll be another Eli Manning…the guy who played and acted like someone you’d like to know better.

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For Tipp, Good Things Come In Three’s In Win Over Piqua
Jan
25

For Tipp, Good Things Come In Three’s In Win Over Piqua

The Red Devils were red hot from three-point range on Friday night, knocking down 11 overall — and giving them 31 three’s in their last three games — to knock off the host Indians. Piqua’s Dre’Sean Roberts (pictured) gets the shot off as Tipp’s Nolan Mader goes for the block. More from Greg Billing Friday Night.

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A Challenge To Be Best…Versailles Turns Back Parkway
Jan
24

A Challenge To Be Best…Versailles Turns Back Parkway

For a half Parkway played #1-ranked Versailles even, and posed a legitimate threat.  But hot shooting by Michael Stammen (below) in the second half and Parkway’s inability to make shots kept Versailles atop MAC standings all by themselves. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Versailles Overcomes Adversity To Bounce Butler
Jan
21

Versailles Overcomes Adversity To Bounce Butler

Battling a tough Butler team and boisterous student section, the Versailles boys basketball team got the last word with an impressive 53-45 victory in overtime on Tuesday night. Versailles’ Michael Stammen (pictured) drives the lane as Butler’s Quincy Rackley defends. More from Greg Billing Friday Night.

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Think What You Will…Sidney Rolls Again, Over Northmont
Jan
21

Think What You Will…Sidney Rolls Again, Over Northmont

Sidney again showed that even without Andre Gordon they’re formidable, streaking past Northmont Tuesday for their 13th win. No stars anymore, just hard-working kids willing to share the load and win on their own. Read more about them in today’s Press Pros.

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Think What You Will…Sidney Rolls Again, Over Northmont
Jan
21

Think What You Will…Sidney Rolls Again, Over Northmont

Sidney again showed that even without Andre Gordon they’re formidable, streaking past Northmont Tuesday for their 13th win.  No stars anymore, just hard-working kids (like Darren Taborn, below) willing to share the load and win on their own. Read more about them in today’s Press Pros.

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This Week in Basketball…January 20, 2020
Jan
19

This Week in Basketball…January 20, 2020

First place will be on the line in the MVL Miami Division this week… the number of area unbeatens is down to 2…and one team can clinch a division title this week. Joe Neves shares the upcoming week in area basketball in today’s feature.

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Stay Warm:  The ‘Art’ Of Burning Wood…
Jan
19

Stay Warm: The ‘Art’ Of Burning Wood…

It’s something innate…something almost sensory…the appreciation for staying warm in a more natural, less expensive way. And no source of heat feels, or smells, better. Come sit by the fire with me.

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Buckeyes Fall Flat On The Road, To Penn State
Jan
19

Buckeyes Fall Flat On The Road, To Penn State

Saturday soaking….Penn State blocked seven shots, get nine steals, and sent the Ohio State Buckeyes Buckeyes to their fifth loss in six Big Ten games. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros in today’s OSU feature.

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Ugly Offense…But Marion Outlasts JC In Double OT
Jan
19

Ugly Offense…But Marion Outlasts JC In Double OT

It took 24 minutes of second half basketball, but in the end Marion Local made a couple of shots that Jackson Center couldn’t, and Matt Everman (below) made free throws to help win it in double overtime. Read more about the game in today’s inside feature.

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Runnin’ Rockets Surge Past Fairlawn
Jan
18

Runnin’ Rockets Surge Past Fairlawn

Anna’s up-tempo attack outscored Fairlawn 26-10 in the second quarter to give the Rockets their seventh straight victory. Fairlawn’s (#21) Isaac Ambos defends Anna’s(#3) Isaiah Masteller (pictured). Greg Billing shares the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Minster Survives Late Run…Marion’s Woes Continue
Jan
18

Minster Survives Late Run…Marion’s Woes Continue

Tough to score, tough to win…But Minster made enough shots at the right time Friday to win their 9th game of the season, while sending Marion Local to its fourth consecutive loss. Read about the game on Press Pros.

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