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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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Mar
2

The Reader Speaks…March 3, 2020

This edition of reader comments dealt largely with one topic – that of our recent post on mismatched blowouts in tournament basketball games.  And the readers, pro and con, left little question as to their own passions.

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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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