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Sep
16

East Surprises Fort Loramie: Vikings Catch Redskins At The End

Fort Loramie’s mistakes were huge, and paved the way for visiting Miami East to hang around long enough to eventually capture a thrilling outcome. Read more on Greg Billing’s story inside today’s feature on Press Pros.

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Sep
16

East Surprises Fort Loramie: Vikings Catch Redskins At The End

Fort Loramie’s mistakes were huge, and paved the way for visiting Miami East to hang around long enough to eventually capture a thrilling outcome. Read more on Greg Billing’s story inside today’s feature on Press Pros.

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Sep
9

T-Bolts Too Much For Tipp…

A bigger and faster Northmont team proved too much for a gritty Tippecanoe team that didn’t give in during a 44-12 Thunderbolts’ victory. Read More on Billing’s story inside today feature.

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Sep
2

Davis Airs It Out…But Piqua Falls Short To Trotwood

Rain was predicted to be falling from the skies Friday, but instead, Piqua’s Austin Davis filled the air with footballs. Davis threw for 284 yards and three scores, but the Indians and Ben Schmiesing (above) came up just short of knocking off perennial power Trotwood. Read more inside today’s feature by Greg Billing.

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Aug
30

The Hometown Kid: ‘Big Wes’ Is A Big Thing At Indiana…

The hometown kid from West Milton has made it big – literally really ‘big’ – at Indiana University. And Thursday night Wes Martin will play before divided loyalties as the Hoosiers open the season with the Ohio State Buckeyes. Read more from Greg Billing in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
26

Trotwood Throttles Troy In Opening Payback…

Too many holes, and too many Rams…Trotwood more than atoned for opening losses the last two years to the Troy Trojans. Their 48-0 win Friday was enough to make Trojans coach Matt Burgbacher describe it as, “humble pie”. More in today’s story from Greg Billing.

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Aug
21

Keeping Up With Jones … And The Cardinals

She’s the MVP of the AAU National Volleyball Championships in her division. Now, Paige Jones is intent on leading the New Bremen Cardinals to the first MAC championship in eight years. One of the most unique athletes in the area, read more about her in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
20

From The ‘Devils’ Perspective: “Every Play Matters…”

Retooled for their second season in the GWOC, Coach Joel Derge (above) and the Tipp Red Devils plan on building for the future through a vivid reminder of the not-so-distant past. Read Greg Billing’s assessment of Tipp football, 2017, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
24

A Girl Named Jonni…

“You walk in the gym and I could immediately spot which one I’d heard about,” said Miami East volleyball coach Dan Peterson. Read more on Vikings’ standout Jonni Parker…Greg Billing’s inside feature in today’s edition of Press Pros.

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Jun
2

Special Delivery: Monnier Delivers Russia To Division IV Final…

Who Da’ Thunk It? The Russia Raiders pulled off a stirring comeback and a dramatic finish to punch their ticket for Saturday’s Division IV final against Minster. Read more about the game and Saturday’s most compelling title game in the latest update from the state tournament.

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May
27

Triple Threat: Russia Proves That Third Time’s A Charm…

Russia delivered a little payback for two regular season losses…and a painful memory from the sectional basketball tournament…with an 8-4 win Friday in the regional baseball tournament.Read more from Greg Billing in today/s Press Pros feature.

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May
19

Cold Bats For Tipp… Hot Night For Kenton Ridge…

Tipp’s string of sectional titles broken…Bats fall silent against Kenton Ridge ace…A promising season falls short of the promise. Read about the game from Greg Billing in Press Pros.

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May
18

Extra Innings Led Russia With A Win Over Lehman…

In one of the most contested of all area games, Russia used a pair of pitchers and it took 10 stressful innings to beat the #2-ranked Lehman Cavaliers in the Division IV sectional final at Sidney. Read more on the win inside today’s Press Pros.

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May
7

UD Holds On To Hope With Win Over VCU…

Kevin Piersol and the UD Flyers beat the best team in the A-10 in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader to keep their hopes alive for a conference tourney berth. Read about it from Greg Billing in the latest update on Flyers baseball from Press Pros.

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Apr
22

Team Chemistry Is Everything…It’s The Seth Lonsway Way

Celina’s Seth Lonsway started out in Little League, working his way through the baseball ranks with his Bulldog teammates. “It’s great to play ball every day with your buds. Team chemistry is everything,” says Lonsway (above middle). Read more on the Buckeyes’ recruit in today’s Press Pros feature by Greg Billing.

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Apr
19

April showers … When it rains it pours for Flyers, who drop to 2-12 in April

Inconsistency struck again at Spectrum Stadium. The UD Flyers committed miscues and couldn’t come up with that clutch hit in an 11-7 loss to Toledo on Wednesday.

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Apr
15

Rutschilling Powers Versailles Past Loramie In Zac Richard Classic

In one of Saturday’s best area high school baseball games Versailles found a way, with a dramatic finish, to squeeze past Fort Loramie in the opener of the Zac Richard Classic. Read about it from Press Pros columnist Greg Billing…in today’s inside feature.

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Mar
11

Versailles Aims At A Third Title: Knocks Off Top-Ranked Summit Country Day

Deja Vu … Versailles gave Summit Country Day a glimpse of past-present in D-III regional title game. Kami McEldowney (above) led Versailles with a game-high 17 points and on to Columbus next week. More about the Tigers’ latest title tour in today’s feature from Greg Billing.

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Mar
4

Versailles Atones For A Bad Memory…Tops Dayton Christian For D-III Sect. Title

Behind Justin Ahrens’ 24 points and a ferocious defensive effort, Versailles’ motivation from last year’s finals letdown pushed them past Dayton Christian for the D-III sect. title.

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Mar
3

Jonny Come Lately…Tri-Village Crushes Troy Christian In Sect. Final

A cold start against a fired-up defense…and red-hot role player dooms Troy Christian’s chances in the Division IV sectional final. Greg Billing writes the story for our weekend tourney coverage.

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