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Jan
26

The Reader Speaks…January 27, 2021

The latest of reader responses with a change in year, and yet, some of the same old issues. As always, we appreciate your taking the time to share your opinions on Press Pros. Enjoy…..

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Jan
12

First Call: The Hal McCoy Scholarship Award, 2021

If you want a career like that of our resident hall of fame columnist Hal McCoy, or if you just want to teach the King’s English, you might want to read, and apply, for an annual Press Pros opportunity that can help your dream come true.

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Jan
5

The Reader Speaks…January 5, 2021

Holiday gatherings might have been subdued, but the holiday responses to Press Pros content were as strong as always.  Here are some of the best…on priority of content, support for hunting, the future of sports and Covid, and Woody Hayes slugging that player from Clemson in the 1978 Gator Bowl.  Thanks again, and enjoy.

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Dec
9

The Reader Speaks…My Best Gift Of The Season

Happy to be home, and to hear from on old protagonist. Forget about holiday shopping for me if you’re inclined. I’ve already received everything I could have wished for. Contempt for those who enjoy hunting…and from one who’s confused by the actual numbers and consequences of Covid 19…in the latest ‘
Reader Speaks’.

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Nov
26

The Reader Speaks, 11/2/20…Tourney Comments, More

It took no time at all to reap the harvest of reader response after a long, wet weekend of OHSAA football tourney coverage.  With appreciation for a lot of new voices, friends, and readers of the site, we’re happy to share your own thoughts about what you either did see…or weren’t allowed to see. Have a good holiday, and remember to give thanks for the first amendment.

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Oct
1

St. Henry Rallies To Take Down Minster In Volleyball…

They overcame slow start and caught fire at the end.  St. Henry improves to 9-6 with a four-set win over Minster in Thursday MAC volleyball. Read about the match in the latest Press Pros update.

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Sep
6

The Reader Speaks…August 6, 2020

A large response in recent weeks over fall high school sports…is it important for kids to have ‘fun’ (given the circumstances), politics governing sports, and the debut of the Press Pros Wednesday Night Huddle show. Read the latest ‘Reader Speaks’ feature.

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Aug
28

Wilson Scoreboard Tonight, New Names, And Expanded Coverage For Fall Sports…

If you’d like something different, or new, with your daily dose of Press Pros, you’re going to get it…with a full-blown debut with coverage of area high school football and volleyball. Read more.

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Aug
10

The Reader Speaks…August 10, 2020

Tons of mail in the past two weeks, dealing with the issue of health and sports, priorities, ‘faceless bureaucrats’, and most of all…our collective frustration with lack of leadership, lack of truth, or the perception thereof. Check out the latest readers’ comments.

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Jul
22

The Reader Speaks: July 23, 2020…Those Wanting More!

The mailbox burst at its seams since July 7 with letters, especially those in response to Jerry Snodgrass being dismissed as Executive Director by the OHSAA.  Too many to share them all, but here is a sampling….! Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
6

The Reader Speaks…July 7, 2020

Lots of first-time reader/respondents wrote to share their thoughts on…sports or Covid, sports and activism, summer baseball…and Hal McCoy and ‘grass roots’. Read what people just like you are writing to Press Pros in today’s feature.

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Jun
28

Sunday Baseball: The Best Things We Saw…

The Best of Ohio baseball tournaments continued on Sunday with players and plays that made you notice…and want to remember.  These Press Pros photos help. Enjoy!

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Jun
15

The Reader Speaks…June 16, 2020

The latest responses from Press Pros readers from the last thirty days…on Bruce Hooley, chaos in college sports, opposing views on summer sports and Covid-19, Bowling Green ‘crawdads’ on baseball, and one big statement on expanding the football playoffs. Read today’s feature.

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May
19

Puthoff, Roetgerman, Press Pros’ MAC Awards Recipients

New Bremen’s Macy Puthoff (below) and Minster’s Trent Roetgerman have been tabbed for the 2019-20 sponsor scholarship award for top male and female student athletes in the Midwest Athletic Conference. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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May
17

Bixler, Gephart Garner Press Pros SCL Honors

Anna’s Bart Bixler (below) and Fort Loramie’s Kennedi Gephart have been chosen as recipients of the 2019-20 sponsor scholarship award for top male and female student athletes in the Shelby County League.

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May
11

The Reader Speaks…May 11, 2020

The latest reader responses to Press Pros content since mid-April, with opinions, pro and con, on summer baseball…sports and the pandemic…and umpiring war stories.  Enjoy the latest installment of ‘The Reader Speaks’.

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Apr
16

The Reader Speaks…April 16th, 2020

The sun rises on the latest reader responses…on what ‘I Will Follow Him’ really means (if anything), should there be default state champions, the day Elvis died…and more. As always, we appreciate your support, and for taking the time to contribute in today’s ‘Reader Speaks’ feature.

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Mar
26

‘TRS’, March 27…Corona, Hoard, Znidar Head Your Comments

No sports to watch live, so Press Pros Readers have made the most of our recent posts.  In this edition of TRS (The Reader Speaks)…they share opinions on the Corona sports shutdown, and the recent columns from Greg Hoard and Mark Znidar, among other topics.

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Mar
15

Area Bowling Stars, And A Champion Crowned In Sidney

The cancellation of the state basketball tournaments and some other sports opens a door for long-overdue recognition of standouts in a different winter sport…including a new state champion in Sidney, their first. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
14

Greg Beals’ Weekend…Virus Impact One Step Higher

Like so many other competitive activities, sports at the next level (Buckeyes baseball) is another casualty of the coronavirus.  All dressed up for the home-opener weekend, Greg Beals (below) and his team has no game to play. Read today’s Press Pros feature.

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