Raquel Kessler (above) supplied the power as sixth-ranked Jackson Center made short work of Triad in the Division IV sectional opener. The Tigers move on to Saturday's second round with a convincing straight-set win. Read about it in today's Press Pros inside feature.

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‘Feathers’…JC Crushes Triad In Div. IV Tourney Opener
Oct
16

‘Feathers’…JC Crushes Triad In Div. IV Tourney Opener

Raquel Kessler (above) supplied the power as sixth-ranked Jackson Center made short work of Triad in the Division IV sectional opener. The Tigers move on to Saturday’s second round with a convincing straight-set win. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Greg Hoard:  How I Met…Stan “The Man”
Oct
15

Greg Hoard: How I Met…Stan “The Man”

There are times when fame holds no sanctuary, and when irony and awkwardness become as one and inseparable. That’s how I met my first true hall-of-famer face to face…the great Stan Musial! In one of the most popular baseball stories ever on Press Pros, an encore of this nostalgic story from columnist Greg Hoard.

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Near Miss(es) For Minster…35th Straight For Marion
Oct
13

Near Miss(es) For Minster…35th Straight For Marion

Nolan Habodasz’s first quarter TD (above) stood as the game winner, and a missed field goal and a fourth quarter fumble by Minster let undefeated Marion Local off the hook. Marion extends its streak in epic fashion…if you were brave enough to watch. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Hal McCoy: UD Turns Valpo Into Alpo, 53-20
Oct
6

Hal McCoy: UD Turns Valpo Into Alpo, 53-20

UD atoned for is hiccup on the Hudson last week and took nothing for granted – they outclassed Valparaiso, outscored, and dominated with their offensive line. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros inside Flyer feature.

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Block Party: Trojans Celebrate Victory With Special Teams Play
Oct
6

Block Party: Trojans Celebrate Victory With Special Teams Play

Troy’s special teams stuffed a pair of Butler punt attempts and Jaydon Culp-Bishop rushed for more than 200 yards in his third straight game to help the Trojans spoil the Aviators’ homecoming with a 25-0 win. Columnist Greg Billing tells the story in today’s Press Pros GWOC feature.

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Buckeyes “Disappointing” In Fall Sneak Peak….
Sep
30

Buckeyes “Disappointing” In Fall Sneak Peak….

While the football Buckeyes were stopping hearts at Penn State, the baseball version threatened a different kind of heart failure in their fall debut. Read about it, and plan to catch some fall action during the upcoming Scarlet and Gray Series at Bill Davis Stadium. Read today’s feature on Press Pros.

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Michael Davidson, And The Pro Next Door…
Sep
26

Michael Davidson, And The Pro Next Door…

Fresh upon the Professional Bowlers tour, Versailles’ Michael Davidson hopes to make his mark before he makes his 25th birthday. They’re doing that these days, you know, and he could be next. A good read on bowling…in today’s 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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Hal McCoy: What I’d Like To See Happen In Sports….
Oct
14

Hal McCoy: What I’d Like To See Happen In Sports….

“If I had my way there would be no baggy shorts in basketball,” says hall of fame columnist and Press Pros contributor, Hal McCoy? Why? Well, read Hal’s opinions on this and other things he’d change (if he could) about contemporary sports. Enjoy today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Buckeyes Bruised By Gophers But Hang On For Win
Oct
13

Buckeyes Bruised By Gophers But Hang On For Win

Haskins has big day again while leading offense against Minnesota …K.J. Hill has an even bigger day…Ohio State defense and rushing game still lacking … Buckeyes hike record to 7-0 but need improvement with tougher foes ahead. Read Saturday’s game story from Doug Harris on Press Pros.

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Butterfingers, But Butler Hangs On Enough To Beat Piqua….
Oct
13

Butterfingers, But Butler Hangs On Enough To Beat Piqua….

Butler nearly fumbled away a golden opportunity against Piqua, but the Aviators escape with a 27-25 win over rival Piqua. Read Andy Anders’ story of the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Near Miss(es) For Minster…35th Straight For Marion
Oct
13

Near Miss(es) For Minster…35th Straight For Marion

Nolan Habodasz’s first quarter TD stood as the game winner, and a missed field goal and a fourth quarter fumble by Minster let undefeated Marion Local off the hook. Marion extends its streak in epic fashion…if you were brave enough to watch. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Gift Of Grab: Trojans’ Secondary Picks Off Sidney Six Times…
Oct
13

Gift Of Grab: Trojans’ Secondary Picks Off Sidney Six Times…

All four members of Troy’s starting secondary had interceptions, including three by Weston Smith, as the Trojans’ top-ranked GWOC defense held Sidney in check for a 38-19 win. Greg Billing writes the story for Press Pros.

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Versailles And Some Total Recall:  Tigers Tops Recovery In Season Finale
Oct
12

Versailles And Some Total Recall: Tigers Tops Recovery In Season Finale

The Versailles Tigers finished their season on a high note, after coming back from a two-games-to-one deficit Thursday, knocking off state-ranked Fort Recovery in five games. Read about the Tigers and the match in Thursday’s inside feature.

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Versailles And Some Total Recall…Tigers Tops Recovery In Season Finale
Oct
12

Versailles And Some Total Recall…Tigers Tops Recovery In Season Finale

Winner, winner, chicken dinner…The Versailles Tigers celebrate match point to finish their season on a high note, after coming back from a two-games-to-one deficit Thursday, knocking off state-ranked Fort Recovery in five games. Read about the Tigers and the match in Thursday’s inside feature.

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Crowning achievement: Hewitt Recalls Historic 4-Crown Sweep
Oct
10

Crowning achievement: Hewitt Recalls Historic 4-Crown Sweep

In 1998, Troy’s Jack Hewitt arrived at Eldora Speedway looking to win just one of the four features at the 4-Crown Nationals. He left with a clean sweep. The legendary nigiht still ranks as one one of dirt racing’s greatest achievements. Columnist Greg Billing tells the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Finishing Touches:  #1 St. Henry Preps For Tourney With Sweep Of Minster
Oct
9

Finishing Touches: #1 St. Henry Preps For Tourney With Sweep Of Minster

Winners…They won their 20th match of the year in the manner in which they won the others. St. Henry’s athleticism overwhelmed Minster in straight sets as the #1 Redskins prep for next week’s tournament and a hoped-for title run. Read more about the match, and the Redskins, in today’s Press Pros feature.

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The Reader Speaks…October 9, 2018
Oct
8

The Reader Speaks…October 9, 2018

The latest responses from Press Pros readers across the cyber world…on psychics, the Reds and major league baseball, Roy Baker, and appreciation from out of the area on our high school volleyball coverage. With appreciation for your taking the time to write, we share in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Build It…And They Will Come!
Oct
7

Build It…And They Will Come!

Retired game warden Dan Hickey has turned his passion for the wildlife management into a working project that brings him peace and satisfaction every time he looks out his kitchen window. If he wants a better view…he just walks across the road. A unique story of land management…in today’s inside feature.

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Ohio State Pulls Away For Win But Still Has Room For Improvement
Oct
7

Ohio State Pulls Away For Win But Still Has Room For Improvement

Defense still shaky as Indiana puts up fight before falling … Haskins throws for six TDs to power offense … Running game needs to get untracked after slow start this season. Columnist Doug Harris writes about the game for Press Pros.

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Squirrels Along The Creek With Uncle Mel….
Oct
7

Squirrels Along The Creek With Uncle Mel….

You talk about the experiences of your life that you’ll never forget…for a twelve-year-old boy his first morning of real hunting is one that ranks at the very top. To this day I’ll never forget it, or, the man who taught me what it meant.

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Anna’s Heroes Show Up, Lead Comeback Win Over Fort Recovery
Oct
6

Anna’s Heroes Show Up, Lead Comeback Win Over Fort Recovery

Anna’s big-time players made the big-time plays needed for a big-time win Friday night over Fort Recovery. Columnist Andy Anders writes the story in today’s weekend edition of Press Pros.

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A Different St. Henry Shows Up…’Another Gear’ Leaves Minster in the Mist!
Oct
6

A Different St. Henry Shows Up…’Another Gear’ Leaves Minster in the Mist!

St. Henry quarterback Sam Lefeld emerged from the mist to complete 13 of 19 passing attempts, and running back Zach Niekamp ran for 192 yards and three touchdowns to knock off Minster in Friday’s marquee MAC matchup. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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