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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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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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