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Feb
17

The Reader Speaks….In Defense Of ‘Baseball’

For those who question why we spend the time to cover the Buckeyes instead of local kids, we ask…does Conner Pohl (below, from Arcanum) count? Appreciation today from some who wrote over the weekend to make sure that everyone knows…amateur baseball – Little League, high school, and college – does matter. Read more!

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Feb
6

The Reader Speaks…Feb. 7, 2020

The latest mail received from January posts…on wood stoves…poor shooting in high school basketball…loyalty to the Browns…cheating in baseball…and equal time for unequal performance. Your comments to Press Pros in today’s inside feature.

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Feb
5

For Pride And Standing…Versailles Pulls MAC Surprise

Sophomore Jay Mumaw (pictured) and the Versailles Tigers pulled the surprise in Tuesday’s boys MAC bowling tournament, beating Coldwater in match finals, 3-1. Read more about it in today’s Press Pros bowling update.

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Jan
5

The Reader Speaks…January 5, 2019

What’s wrong with this picture? Well, there’s no one watching, of course…and the latest ‘Reader Speaks’ comments deal with that, along with stories on rabbit hunting, the OSU-Clemson game, and ‘flopping’ in basketball. Enjoy the best of what we’ve received in today’s feature.

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Jan
4

Showdown At McBo’s…New Bremen Rolls Past Coldwater

In a showdown for first place in the Western Ohio High School Bowling Association, New Bremen rolled a pair of school records to top Michael Schoenherr (below) and favored Coldwater. Read more in the latest bowling feature on Press Pros.

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Dec
16

Our 2019 Area Football COTY…Anna’s Nick Marino

He did what a generation ago no one forsaw, or even thought possible.  Anna’s Nick Marino defied history in taking the Anna Rockets to the 2019 OHSAA Division VI title…in FOOTBALL.  And for that, and the way he did it…he garners Press Pros recognition as our area coach of the year.

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Nov
20

The Reader Speaks…Nov. 18, 2019

The mailbag was full again this time with comments relative to volleyball, football, competitive balance…and yes, even one who found something negative to say about bowling.  Enjoy the best of what the readers write in this week’s forum.

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Nov
16

Covington Overcomes Adversity, Southeastern

Covington lost two key players early in its regional semifinal game, but the “next man up” mentality lifted the Buccs’ to a 36-20 victory and spot in next week’s regional title game. Greg Billing writes the story for Saturday’s Press Pros.

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Oct
30

The Reader Speaks…October 30, 2019

The latest of letters (emails) from readers of Press Pros, mostly pro (a few con), with their views on…Northridge coach Bob Smith, the Friday night ‘Picks’, Jason Schondelmyer, Charley Pride, and Riley Huelskamp. Read today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
7

The Reader Speaks…October 7, 2019

The latest batch of responses seem to crack down on not what we say, but how it gets said.  And in the case of the Reds and the Bengals…is there any other way to actually say it? An enjoyable read from people like you…in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
24

The Reader Speaks…September 24, 2019

Our recent columns on why kids…and adults…behave badly has obviously touched a nerve, as evidenced by letters received since we published on the second week of September. Comments from our readers highlight today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
23

What We Learned In Week 4….

If you paid $75 to watch Ohio State beat Miami on Saturday, did you feel like you got your money’s worth?  And if that cost $75, what would you pay this week when the play Michigan State?

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Sep
7

Mistakes, Big Game ‘Cool’ Lifts Minster Past Covington

Behind the level-headed mindset of senior quarterback Jacob Niemeyer and the downhill running of senior Alex Schmitmeyer (below), the Minster Wildcats captured a big road win over a gritty Covington team on Friday. Read about it in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Sep
3

The Reader Speaks…September 3, 2019

The first edition of reader comments for another school year…regarding the future of football – why Cleveland is still a Browns town – why baseball is losing its appeal – and one reader suggested we set our sights higher…for soccer! Read the latest in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
30

Keep Up To Date With ‘Minute To Minute’ Scoreboard….

Our Friday agenda includes three of opening weekend’s best games, plus up-to-the-minute coverage of scores as they happen.  Press Pros keeps you current wherever you go tonight.

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Aug
13

The Reader Speaks…August 13, 2019

The latest from readers of Press Pros, opinions on cleaning up baseball history, how baseball is played now, and back then…and fans of bowling took the time to write, as well. One wrote, “nothing bad ever happens to people who go out to bowl.” A good read from people just like you…in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
6

Meet And Greet The Pros…The Coldwater ‘Classic’

Put it on your calendar…a unique chance to rub elbows with the best in the business of professional bowling (like Kyle Sherman, below) – the Bowlerstore.com offers a ‘meet and greet’ opportunity at the store on Monday, August 19.

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Jul
21

The Reader Speaks…July 21, 2019

Apparently, the new fall sports season can’t get here quickly enough, as reader responses turned nasty on the subject of coaches defending ‘coaching’,  Woody Hayes (above), and the other things history has chosen to forget and its impact on modern culture. Read the latest responses in the latest edition of “The Reader Speaks”.

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Jul
17

To Luke, And Those Whose Dreams Come True….

After weeks of delay, Troy’s Luke Severt received his award Wednesday for being 2019’s Hal McCoy Scholarship Award for continued studies in journalism and communications…and he got it from the man himself. Read more in today’s feature.

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Jul
2

The Reader Speaks…July 2, 2019 – On ‘Winning’

Since our last readers column responses on our recent post on the value of winning has dominated new correspondence.  And not surprising, we heard from MANY who still believe like Woody Hayes…there is no substitute. Some strong words in this edition of ‘The Reader Speaks’.

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