Memories Of September….

There was a time when one could not wait for the seasons, and the leaves, to change. Fall meant more than football at my house...it meant squirrel season, and time and lessons learned in the woods with my Dad. Sponsored by Olde English Outfitters, in Tipp City, today's inside feature on Press Pros.

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Memories Of September….
Sep
17

Memories Of September….

There was a time when one could not wait for the seasons, and the leaves, to change. Fall meant more than football at my house…it meant squirrel season, and time and lessons learned in the woods with my Dad. Sponsored by Olde English Outfitters, in Tipp City, today’s inside feature on Press Pros.

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Buckeyes Look Shaky But Rally For Win Against TCU
Sep
16

Buckeyes Look Shaky But Rally For Win Against TCU

Dwayne Haskins looks like the real deal after another monster game … Ohio State falls behind early but offense comes alive … Day making a case that he really should be a head coach next year…Read Doug Harris’s impressions on the game in today’s Buckeyes Press Pros feature.

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The Challenge Of Being A Champion:  Versailles’ Saturday Woes Continue….
Sep
15

The Challenge Of Being A Champion: Versailles’ Saturday Woes Continue….

Twelve games deep into their season, Division III champion Versailles struggled with another weekend opponent Saturday, falling to non-league Troy in five sets. A study in frustration thus far, read about the Tigers and coach Kenzie Bruggeman’s search for consistency in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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When #1 Meets #2:  Errors Costly As St. Henry Tops New Bremen
Sep
13

When #1 Meets #2: Errors Costly As St. Henry Tops New Bremen

Net Gain…#1-ranked St. Henry celebrates its Thursday win over #2-ranked New Bremen in Division IV MAC action…and in the minds of some a likely preview of tournament drama yet to come. Read about the match and enjoy the photos in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Anna’s Comeback Wins In Five…Loramie Fails To Finish
Sep
12

Anna’s Comeback Wins In Five…Loramie Fails To Finish

They saw their last-match lapse habit continue…How Fort Loramie lost an early advantage, and how Anna surged at the end to take a five-set win Tuesday in Shelby County League play. Read about the match in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Hal McCoy…And The ‘Man Cave’ Revealed
Sep
2

Hal McCoy…And The ‘Man Cave’ Revealed

The oft-spoken-about source for years of Hal McCoy’s observations on Reds baseball, finally the facts are revealed about what constitutes the ‘man cave’. You might be – no, you will be – surprised. One of mankind’s great mysteries unraveled…in today’s Press Pros inside feature. Enjoy!

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McCoy: The Good News (And Some Bad) About Dayton’s Opening Win
Sep
1

McCoy: The Good News (And Some Bad) About Dayton’s Opening Win

The Dayton Flyers proved they have long memories, atoning Saturday for last year’s opening day loss to Robert Morris. They won, they scored, and scored quickly. But the day was also strewn with at least one bad news moment. Read more on the game from Hal McCoy…in today’s Press Pros Flyers 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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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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The Reader Speaks…September 17, 2018
Sep
16

The Reader Speaks…September 17, 2018

Two topics have dominated recent letters (emails) to the Press Pros site. Reader views on ‘psychics’, and response to Greg Hoard’s recent post about the National Football League. If you’re never been surprised at what you read in this column, you might be today. Enjoy today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Buckeyes Look Shaky But Rally For Win Against TCU…
Sep
16

Buckeyes Look Shaky But Rally For Win Against TCU…

Dwayne Haskins looks like the real deal after another monster game … Ohio State falls behind early but offense comes alive … Day making a case that he really should be a head coach next year…Read Doug Harris’s impressions on the game in today’s Buckeyes Press Pros feature.

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Loramie Moves On, Past East, In Cross County Conference Win….
Sep
15

Loramie Moves On, Past East, In Cross County Conference Win….

Fort Loramie played fast and aggressive in a 21-7 win to avenge last season’s one-point loss to Miami East and stay atop the Cross County Conference standings.

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Anna Wins Fight Against St. Henry, Pulls Upset In Riveting Fashion
Sep
15

Anna Wins Fight Against St. Henry, Pulls Upset In Riveting Fashion

What at first appeared to be a comfortable game for St. Henry Friday turned into a battle for the ages… and the underdog Anna Rockets came out with the win. Press Pros columnist Andy Anders writes the story.

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The Hemmelgarns’ Big Night Helps Coldwater Past Minster
Sep
15

The Hemmelgarns’ Big Night Helps Coldwater Past Minster

Jake be nimble…Coldwater quarterback Jake Hemmelgarn (above, #10) had his best game to date – 387 total yards – in Friday’s game between top-ranked teams in Divisions VI and VII. Read about the game, and the Cavaliers’ win, in today’s Press Pros MAC inside feature.

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Thoughts On A Current Trend…Of Snubbing The Press
Sep
14

Thoughts On A Current Trend…Of Snubbing The Press

While the big boys in big markets cry because Nick (Saban) won’t talk, or Urban says the same thing when he does talk, I say…it’s not that big a deal. There’s more to a good story than just writing.

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When #1 Meets #2:  Errors Costly As St. Henry Tops New Bremen…
Sep
14

When #1 Meets #2: Errors Costly As St. Henry Tops New Bremen…

#1-ranked St. Henry celebrated a Thursday win over #2-ranked New Bremen in Division IV MAC action…and in the minds of some a likely preview of tournament drama yet to come. Read about the match and enjoy the photos in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Point, Counter-Point, On Williams And The ‘Double Standard’…
Sep
12

Point, Counter-Point, On Williams And The ‘Double Standard’…

Since this week’s post on Monday a number of readers, old and new, have written to share their opinion on Serena Williams and the manner in which she “took down” the US Open for the double standard that exists between men and women in tennis. Here’s few we’ve chosen to share.

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What’s Next For The Reds, And, Uh…The Bengals
Sep
10

What’s Next For The Reds, And, Uh…The Bengals

I’m on the Cody Carnes theme again – nobody asked me, but – so let me share a prediction about the Reds. Votto (above) will hit. And, a very few words of prediction about your “Who Dey” Bengals, 2018. Because no one else is going to say it…read today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Serena Williams, And Double Standards…..
Sep
10

Serena Williams, And Double Standards…..

When Serena Williams went on a rant last week about double standards at the US Open she did little to help the cause, other than remind us that when people of her reputation act that way…you usually get your way. And what’s not double about that?

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What’s Obvious (But None One Is Saying) About Area Sports….
Sep
9

What’s Obvious (But None One Is Saying) About Area Sports….

A third of the way into the area fall sports season, some thoughts about a change in dominance. The girls, and volleyball (with players like Hannah Bruns (above), have taken center stage. Read more in our Monday Press Pros inside feature. Better yet…go see a volleyball match!

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Hoard On NFL Opening Day: Walking Away From ‘The Shield’
Sep
9

Hoard On NFL Opening Day: Walking Away From ‘The Shield’

For years the NFL had a good thing going and then simply took it too far. They ran their stick in the ground and broke it off. Announcers who fear silence, and factoids with no bearing. Try to understand. I’m just tired of it all.

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Haskins Puts On Another Dazzling Show While Ohio State Rolls
Sep
9

Haskins Puts On Another Dazzling Show While Ohio State Rolls

Parris Campbell (above), high, wide and a little wet…Buckeye QB has four touchdown passes with just three incompletions … Opponents haven’t been stout, but Ohio State has scored 77 and 52 points in two games … Defense performed better, but largest test is looming. Read Doug Harris on the game.

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Marion Local Sweeps Rockets In Saturday Volleyball
Sep
9

Marion Local Sweeps Rockets In Saturday Volleyball

Marion Local rebounded on Saturday from back-to-back league losses to Versailles and St. Henry to put the Anna Rockets away in three sets.

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Death, And Dealing With That Which We Cannot Control….
Sep
9

Death, And Dealing With That Which We Cannot Control….

They say that bad things come in threes, and when they do come we’re seldom prepared to understand why. Which is why you live every day as if it might be your last.

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