This Week In Basketball:  One And Done Begins, And Now Every Game Counts…!

It’s the most exciting time of the basketball season. High school tournaments move into the sectional semifinal round for the girls and the opening round for the boys…and nobody is taking anything for granted. Read more about this week's tournament matchups on TWIB (This Week In Basketball).

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This Week In Basketball:  One And Done Begins, And Now Every Game Counts…!
Feb
19

This Week In Basketball: One And Done Begins, And Now Every Game Counts…!

It’s the most exciting time of the basketball season. High school tournaments move into the sectional semifinal round for the girls and the opening round for the boys…and nobody is taking anything for granted. Read more about this week’s tournament matchups on TWIB (This Week In Basketball).

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Buckeyes Close Opening Weekend With A Rout…
Feb
19

Buckeyes Close Opening Weekend With A Rout…

They pitched well – Yianni Pavlopoulos (above) gave them the best starting performance of the weekend – and they hit even better. The Buckeyes closed their opening weekend in Port Charlotte with a convincing win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Read about the weekend finale in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sidney Stops Butler:  GWOC American North Deadlocked
Feb
14

Sidney Stops Butler: GWOC American North Deadlocked

A miserable start turned into a game to remember as Sidney avenged an earlier loss and threw the GWOC American North race into a tie with one game remaining. Read more about the game from columnist Joe Neves in the latest Press Pros feature update.

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Feb
13

Marion Does…In Do Or Die!

Using a hounding, tough physical defense, and predictable offense, Marion Local became the latest to add to Versailles’ woes, dealing the Tigers another frustrating fourth quarter loss Monday to take command of the MAC. Read about the game in today’s latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Number Two Goes Down… Anna Upends Fort Loramie For A Second Time
Feb
11

Number Two Goes Down… Anna Upends Fort Loramie For A Second Time

The Shelby County League race will go down to the final night of the regular season as Anna dropped Fort Loramie (this time on the road) for the second time in 18 days. Read about the game from Joe Neve’s in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Hal McCoy: UD Slams, And Jams, And Dunks Duquesne…
Feb
7

Hal McCoy: UD Slams, And Jams, And Dunks Duquesne…

The Flyers enjoyed a rare shooting night to remember Wednesday, and atoned with emphasis an earlier loss to the Duquesne Dukes. Read more about the game from hall of famer Hal McCoy in our latest University of Dayton feature.

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How The Other Half Plays:  ‘Roots’, And Hoops With The Fairland Dragons
Jan
24

How The Other Half Plays: ‘Roots’, And Hoops With The Fairland Dragons

The most tradition-rich program to never have won a title? I say it’s the Fairland Dragons, in tiny Proctorville, Ohio, where coach Nathan Speed (above) has generated a new tradition of winning…and took his team to the Final Four last spring for the first time in 56 years. Read the story in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Buckeyes Pull Away From Pesky Indiana
Sep
1

Buckeyes Pull Away From Pesky Indiana

Fireworks at the end….Ohio State trailed at halftime but found its groove in the second half. … Barrett has a strong game after a so-so start … Dobbins runs for 181 yards and may be tough to pull from the lineup. Read about the opening win from Doug Harris 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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For A Time, Being In The Hunt Enough
Oct
14

For A Time, Being In The Hunt Enough

On Top Of Their World, For Now…Undefeated at the halfway pole Ohio State fans can only watch and hope…for a clean finish by a “good” Buckeyes team, and a stumble by one or two others perceived to be “great”. Read more in today’s Press Pros 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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Miami County’s Best…
Feb
18

Miami County’s Best…

The Troy Christian Eagles and the Bethel Bees tuned up for tournament action with a dandy of a season finale that took an extra session to decide. When the final horn sounded, it was the Eagles standing tall with their 16th consecutive win.

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Hal McCoy: UD’s Landers (Gold), Crutcher (Silver) Pace Flyers Past  “International” Fordham
Feb
17

Hal McCoy: UD’s Landers (Gold), Crutcher (Silver) Pace Flyers Past “International” Fordham

The Flyers rode the hot hand of Trey Landers and Jalen Crutcher to a convincing win over Forham…complete with an Olympic flavor.

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The Errors Of Their Ways:  Buckeyes Fall To Canisius For First Loss
Feb
17

The Errors Of Their Ways: Buckeyes Fall To Canisius For First Loss

They got just enough hitting, and they probably got just enough pitching. What the Buckeyes didn’t get…was enough defense, falling to Canisius for their first 2018 loss. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros baseball update.

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Just One Day, But An Impressive Return On An Investment…!
Feb
17

Just One Day, But An Impressive Return On An Investment…!

Opening day for the Buckeyes was far more important than the fact of just two wins. It’s a team game played with people, but every now and then a little personal success…matters just as much!

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Loramie Ends Shelby County League Drama…3-Way Title!
Feb
17

Loramie Ends Shelby County League Drama…3-Way Title!

Loramie’s fourth-quarter surge gives the Redskins’ a season sweep over Russia, helps forge three-way tie for SCAL title along with Anna. Read about the story from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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“Mac” Attack:  Buckeyes Score DH Sweep On Opening Day…!
Feb
16

“Mac” Attack: Buckeyes Score DH Sweep On Opening Day…!

Glad-handing…On an opening day dictated by big hits and big plays, the Ohio State Buckeyes doubled up Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Canisius to launch the 2018 baseball season. Read about it in our latest OSU feature in today’s Press Pros.

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Opening Day(s), 2018:  Some Personal Thoughts…!
Feb
15

Opening Day(s), 2018: Some Personal Thoughts…!

They kick off the 2018 season tomorrow – four highly-anticipated games – that may well give an early glimpse of what the Buckeyes’ off-season retooling will look like come May. On the eve of baseball, 2018, thoughts on some points that will help…in today’s feature.

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Something Good (Baseball) Comes Your (And My) Way….
Feb
14

Something Good (Baseball) Comes Your (And My) Way….

The baseball season opens this weekend, and so with it coverage on Press Pros. So forget about the groundhog in Pennsylvania. Spring, renewal, and baseball…is a state of mind!

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   Ohio Hunters’ Deer Take is Up
Feb
14

  Ohio Hunters’ Deer Take is Up

Biologist likes the direction Ohio’s whitetail deer population is moving. Goal is to provide enough deer for hunting, while reducing conflicts with motorists and land owners.

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This Week In Basketball:  The Overture Has Been Played!
Feb
11

This Week In Basketball: The Overture Has Been Played!

Technically speaking….With one week remaining in the boys regular season – and girls’ sectionals starting this week – things really boil down to just a few games that bear watching for league considerations, and pride! Enjoy this week’s TWIB (This Week In Basketball), today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Hitting “Infield”, And More…With Chris Holick
Feb
11

Hitting “Infield”, And More…With Chris Holick

An Eye For The Little Things…OSU assistant coach Chris Holick is generational in his passion for baseball, and the little things that give one team an advantage over another. And if you dream of playing for the Buckeyes someday, you might just want to know more about what he’s got to say…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Vandalia Rolls On With Home ‘Kort’ Advantage
Feb
10

Vandalia Rolls On With Home ‘Kort’ Advantage

Butler’s Kort Justice returned home to Vandalia this season and joined his teammates in a defense-first approach that has the Aviators soaring. Read more on the GWOC sports page by Greg Billing.

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St. Henry’s Last Stand…Versailles ‘Skinned’ By U’h’lenhake’s Last-Second Shot
Feb
10

St. Henry’s Last Stand…Versailles ‘Skinned’ By U’h’lenhake’s Last-Second Shot

St. Henry’s Tyler Schlarman (#5, above) scored enough down the stretch to keep it close…and Curtis Uhlenhake gave a raucous crowd what it came to see…a dramatic finish and an end to Versailles’ conference unbeaten streak in Friday’s MAC showdown. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros MAC feature.

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Start Means Everything For 2018 Buckeyes….
Feb
9

Start Means Everything For 2018 Buckeyes….

Seven days before the first official pitch of the 2018 season, coach Greg Beals (above) and the Buckeyes are in Florida acclimating themselves to the elements…and to the reality of putting 2017 behind them. Forget about the cold in central Ohio with a read about warm weather and baseball…the latest inside feature.

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