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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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Jun
20

Doseck And Cordonnier Honored As SCL Standouts…

Two of the best examples of scholar-athletes you can find, Russia’s Jenna Cordonnier and Anna’s Griffin Doseck garnered end-of-the-year Press Pros honors and a sponsor’s scholarship for the Shelby County League. Read about them in today’s Press Pros.

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Jun
13

MAC Scholar Athletes, Deitsch, Tangeman, Cash In….

St. Henry’s Carleigh Deitsch and Marion Local’s Nick Tangeman received scholarship recognition Thursday as the 2019 MAC scholar-athlete award winners. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
10

The Reader Speaks…June 11, 2019

Since our last reader post we’ve received a number of responses, pro and con, regarding our Memorial Day (veterans) column, as well as issues with ‘psychics’, and compliments for Hal McCoy’s work at this past weekend’s OHSAA state baseball tournament. Interesting feedback in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
16

The Reader Speaks…May 16, 2019

Observations from new names reading Press Pros for the first time (and some old faithful)…over fairness in paying taxes…”hired to be fired”…and media expertise in talent evaluation.  Enjoy a good read from some of the loyalists.

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May
3

Rain Postpones OSU-Minnesota Series…DH On Saturday

After an hour’s wait and a lot of head scratching, the opening game of the Ohio State-Minnesota series was postponed Friday night, rescheduled for a doubleheader on Saturday.

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Apr
25

The Reader Speaks…April 25, 2019

Questions from you, answers from us pertaining to coverage of local sports instead of the Reds and other major league sports…and why college baseball gets such a prominent platform on Press Pros. Good questions, and hopefully good answers to read in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
14

The Reader Speaks…Tax Day (April 15), 2019

Comments from readers this time on former president Dwight Eisenhower,  Pee Wee Reese, your (and our) favorite old baseball cards…and why is there so much baseball on Press Pros, and no softball? Enjoy an interesting read from people like yourself…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
29

The Reader Speaks…April 1, 2019

Much of this edition deals with our coverage of the recent state tournaments. But in addition, our supportive column about Michigan State Tom Izzo seemed to strike a match under a number of people, pro and con. Enjoy the latest reader responses to Press Pros in today’s edition.

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Mar
19

Buckeye Bats Stay Hot In Win Over NKU

Buckeyes even their record at 10-10 with explosive hitting and ‘on again’ performance from the bullpen. Read more about the game in today’s ‘diamond’ update.

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Mar
15

The Reader Speaks…From The State Tournament, March 15

We get letters, you know.  Even at the state tournament.  And one we think you should know about (if you’re a basketball fan) is from a fan who says there’s another, even better, Coldwater story in this weekend’s boys regional.  Enjoy.

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Mar
12

Buckeyes Fall To Furman In Extra Innings…

Brady Cherry’s three hits and a two-run homer in the fifth was negated by a late comeback that saw the Furman Paladins pound out a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 10th to beat the Buckeyes, 11-10. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
4

Last Call: The Hal McCoy Scholarship Award, 2019

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

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Feb
3

The Reader Speaks…February 3, 2019

One of our most divided months between readers whose attitudes about competition and winning are poles apart. In addition…coaches, officiating, and appreciative ‘snark’ over climate change. More interesting interchange in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
2

Not To Be Redundant: But What 290 Looks Like….

McBo’s bowling alley was already full, but when word got out Saturday morning that Versailles bowler Jay Mumaw was doing something special, everyone (it seemed) gathered to watch.

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Jan
2

The Reader Speaks…Jan 3, 2019

We begin 2019 with responses from a number of first-time responders to the site, and polarizing views on the tradition of hunting…as well as people who can’t sing, Christmas then, as opposed to Christmas now, and Mark Znidar’s addition to our Press Pros staff. ‘The Reader Speaks’ in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
13

The Reader Speaks…Christmas, 2018

Looking back, looking forward…With holiday wishes to everyone who’s graced our site in 2018, we share some of the best and recent opinions on Press Pros content in the last month – what we’ve learned from our history, and what we’re learning about competitive balance. Read today’s inside feature.

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Dec
1

St. Ed Explodes In Second Half To Win In Division I

Lakewood St. Edward scored 17 unanswered points in the second half to take the Division I crown over Cincinnati Colerain. Read the game summary on Press Pros.

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Nov
30

Kenston Crushes Kettering Alter In Div. III

The Kenston Bombers (Geauga County) racked up 425 yards and 42 points to take the Division III title over Kettering Alter. Read a profile on the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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