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Feb
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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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Oct
1

The Reader Speaks…October 2, 2017

As usual, there’s more mail this month than space to share it. Here are some of the best, though, from September posts on Press Pros. One of our most popular features, with our appreciation to those who take the time to write…and read. Enjoy today’s inside feature.

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Sep
3

The Reader Speaks…Sept 4, 2017

A record number of replies for the month of August, headed by reader comments on ‘Coaches Under Fire’, and public expectation, Gene Bennett, Seth Lonsway…and competitive balance. As always, we thank everyone who takes the time to drop a line to Press Pros. Read and enjoy!

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Aug
3

The Reader Speaks…August 4, 2017

It continues to be one of our most popular, and anticipated features…the mail continues to pour in as readers return from vacation and back into their Press Pros habit. In this edition: Jack Albers…coaches on the hot seat…and our top ten football players. Read and be entertained with today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
4

The Reader Speaks…July 6th, 2017

More recent, and in some cases, passionate response from readers on recent Press Pros columns concerning…winning, youth baseball, coons in the corn, and has anyone seen Greg Hoard lately? Enjoy a popular feature in today’s Press Pros.

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Jun
22

The Reader Speaks…June 22, 2017

The latest cmments received post-state tournament from readers with issues over the issues of amateur baseball…extended season, pitch count…and even a few kind words! Take a few moments to read and see how the other side thinks…today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
20

One Final Piece Of Business: SWDAB Honors Standout Scholar Athletes

An annual rite of passage, the Southwest District Board of the OHSAA took time Tuesday evening to honor its elite student athletes for accomplishment on the playing field and in the classroom. An impressive group, and presentation, headlines today’s edition of Press Pros.

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Jun
14

Schroer, Leugers, Garner Press Pros Awards For The MAC…

In the most competitive selection process yet, Marion Local’s Duane Leugers and New Knoxville’s Kenzie Schroer, with Press Pros publisher Sonny Fulks, received financial aid Wednesday as the MAC’s male and female Student Athletes Of The Year. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
12

Three Letters From Fans Of Baseball: Letter #3

Our recent blog on the state of high school baseball drew swift response from around the state…who took the time to share their own opinion on the state of a boys game that in the words of one, “is just too simple for the times.” In the third of three letters posted, another writer shares that no one’s listening because changing the baseball season would inconvenience too many adults.

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Jun
9

Arcanum’s Franchesca Hackworth Wins McCoy Scholarship

Hal McCoy came to town…and Arcanum’s Franchesca Hackworth (above), with Arcanum superintendent John Stephens (left), and principal Jason Stephan (far right), came away $2,500 the better, the winner of this year’s Hal McCoy Scholarship for journalism and communications. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
8

Three Letters From Fans Of Baseball: Letter #2

Our blog from last week on the state of amateur baseball drew swift response from readers in the area and from around the state…who took the time to share their own opinion on the state of a boys game that in the words of one, “is just too simple for the times.” A second letter posted today, simply says, “selfishness and the pursuit of the almighty dollar will eventually kill high school baseball.”

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May
31

The Reader Speaks…And Just In Time For The Baseball Tournament

On the eve of the state baseball tournament in Columbus this weekend, we share the thoughts of a number of correspondents over the recent column on the subject of pitch counts in high school baseball. And if the rules makers are reading…they’re going to like what they see. Comments from the tournament in today’s inside feature.

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May
19

Announcements Pending For Press Pros MAC, SCL, and Hal McCoy Award Winners

The data is in, evaluations are in progress…and the winners of this year’s Press Pros post-year awards for scholar-athletes will be coming in a few short days. Stay tuned!

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Apr
9

The Reader Speaks…April 10, 2017

The latest comments, and comebacks, from readers of Press Pros – this week regarding the comments of Louisiana LaFayette coach Tony Robichaux (above) on “Daddy Ball”, last words on the state basketball tournament, a great Bob Purkey story shared…and music to your ears. Read, and enjoy!

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Mar
26

The Reader Speaks…March 26, 2017

The value of winning? In this edition of reader comments – the latest from those moved to share on recent content on Press Pros: In particular, thoughts on “winning at all costs”, Un-American Airlines, and remembering Piqua hall of fame coach, Jim Hardman. Enjoy, in this month’s volume of “The Reader Speaks”.

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Mar
18

Buckeyes Frigid In Home Opener, Lose To Xavier In 13th

The Buckeyes and Coach Greg Beals will be looking for offense when their home-opening weekend series with Xavier shifts to Cincinnati on Sunday. Read more about the baseball Buckeyes in our latest Press Pros update.

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Mar
10

Last Call For Hal McCoy Scholarship Applicants….

If you’d like to make a career out of writing, or even teaching others how to write, here’s your final call for financial aid from Press Pros and the 2017 Hal McCoy Scholarship award.

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Feb
21

The Reader Speaks…February 21, 2017

Volume #3 of your best comments about posts on Press Pros for 2017. In this edition: The “outdoors, fishing, and birds”, pitch counts in high school baseball, Greg Hoard, basketball’s “black eye”… and “Mom(s)”. Read and enjoy the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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