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Nov
6

The Reader Speaks…Nov. 6, 2018

Since our last post of reader comments we’ve had the largest increase yet of response to recent articles…on chicken salad from Wagner’s IGA, Friday night lights going out in your town, and one man’s gift back to nature. The rest…you can read for yourself. Enjoy the best of the last month in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
5

My (And Your) Memories Of Dan Thobe….

Few coaches you meet in this business make a truly indelible mark. Marion Local Dan Thobe was one of those, for his kindness and appreciation for everyone around him, even in the worst of times. He will be missed.

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Oct
8

The Reader Speaks…October 9, 2018

The latest responses from Press Pros readers across the cyber world…on psychics, the Reds and major league baseball, Roy Baker, and appreciation from out of the area on our high school volleyball coverage. With appreciation for your taking the time to write, we share in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
16

The Reader Speaks…September 17, 2018

Two topics have dominated recent letters (emails) to the Press Pros site. Reader views on ‘psychics’, and response to Greg Hoard’s recent post about the National Football League. If you’re never been surprised at what you read in this column, you might be today. Enjoy today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
12

Point, Counter-Point, On Williams And The ‘Double Standard’…

Since this week’s post on Monday a number of readers, old and new, have written to share their opinion on Serena Williams and the manner in which she “took down” the US Open for the double standard that exists between men and women in tennis. Here’s few we’ve chosen to share.

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Sep
9

Marion Local Sweeps Rockets In Saturday Volleyball

Marion Local rebounded on Saturday from back-to-back league losses to Versailles and St. Henry to put the Anna Rockets away in three sets.

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Sep
3

The Reader Speaks…September 4, 2018

As another sports season debuts we notice new, and different readership and first-time response from around the area, and around the state. Here’s some of the latest, and best – on winning, and lots of interest on OSU football and what we didn’t say about Urban Meyer in a recent story. Enjoy! (Photos Courtesy of OSU Sports)

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Aug
22

Thoughts On Why We’re Playing Another HS Season…..

Before they kick off on Friday night, let’s try to put some perspective on why area football teams are out there in the first place. And if winning is their focus, why apologize for it? Why play if you don’t intend to win?

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Aug
15

The Reader Speaks, August 16, 2018

As things rev up for the coming sports season, so as well the comments of those reading and responding to the latest topics on Press Pros…specifically, hall of fame coach Al Hetrick (above), baseball in the shadow of New Carlisle’s skyline, and “the man who could be your next coach”, but probably not. Enjoy your latest!

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Jul
31

The Reader Speaks…August 1, 2018

The dreaded Ernie Broglio baseball card from 1960, never famous for what he did, but for the future hall of famer he was traded for. Can you name him? This, high school football profiles, and your choice between Pete Rose and Congress in today’s Inside feature. Enjoy.

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Jul
1

The Year In Photos….2018

Tribute to Dan (Ross), and the year we saw…This photo of OHSAA commissioner Dan Ross was his last as a presenter of a state tournament football trophy, and our tribute to him and another outstanding year of memorable moments made possible by those who played. Some of the best photos from ’17-’18, in today’s feature.

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Jun
25

The Reader Speaks….June 25, 2018

Delayed for a couple of weeks by matters beyond your control, we belatedly share some thoughts of readers over the past six weeks – on state tournament baseball, Buckeye baseball, Stan Wilker, and no good deed goes without at least some argument, apparently! Enjoy the latest comments from Press Pros readers.

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Jun
13

MAC Athletes Cash In, Rewarded For Excellence In Class And On Court….

Minster’s Jared Huelsman was honored as the Press Pros top male student-athlete for 2018 in Wednesday’s ceremonies in Maria Stein. Press Pros publisher Sonny Fulks made the presentation of a $2,000 scholarship to Huelsman for studies in engineering this fall at the University of Toledo. Read more in our latest inside feature.

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May
17

Anna’s Bensman, JC’s Reese, SCL’s Press Pros Scholar-Athlete Winners

A three-sporter from Jackson Center, Kennadie Reese, and the boys Player of The Year in basketball, Anna’s Wyatt Bensman (above), are this year’s Press Pros Shelby County League Scholar-Athlete Award Winners. Read about them in today’s inside feature.

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May
15

Minster’s Huelsman, Versailles’ Winner…Press Pros Scholar Athlete Recipients

Deserving hardly identifies the attributes of this year’s 2017-’18 Press Pros MAC Student Athlete Award winners – Jared Huelsman from Minster (above), and Danielle Winner from Versailles. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature update.

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May
8

The Reader Speaks…May 9, 2018

More response on spring weather and high school baseball, and one outspoken reader who believes life was better, and more fun, when things were simpler. Quick and dirty, in the latest edition of the Reader Speaks. Enjoy!

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Apr
26

The Reader Speaks: April 26, 2018

This edition of ‘The Reader Speaks’ is dominated by comments on two recent posts: 1) Iowa baseball coach Rick Heller’s comments on high school baseball in the summertime. And 2) What constitutes your ‘fair’ share of income taxation? And, appreciation for the argument of why Jackie, or Larry. Enjoy!

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Feb
1

The Reader Speaks…February 2, 2018

Our readership has been particularly active, and responsive to recent articles and topics covered on Press Pros: On records vs. Winning…on baseball bats…on Coach Jim Hardman…and, on Proctorville, Ohio and the Fairland Dragons. Enjoy a good read in today’s inside feature.

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Dec
28

The Reader Speaks…New Year’s Edition, 2018

Because of our busy year-end schedule with the football tournament overlapping basketball, we’re a bit late with sharing the latest mail. But we promise…the wait was worth it. On our ‘bias’ towards winning, the NFL, Wheelersburg…and Jack Albers. Read and prepare for the new year with today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
29

The Reader Speaks…October 30, 2017

We’ve had bigger responses, but hardly more passionate than those received in the past two weeks over…declining attendance in high school football…Aaron Hughes…and are Americans really ‘protesting’ the right things? Read and enjoy today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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