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Sep
14

Beware Of ‘Dogs … Milton Bites Down On Northwestern

A diverse offense led by high-flying AJ Lovin (#9, below) and hard-hitting defense has the Milton Union Bulldogs off to their first 3-0 start since 2007. Read about their Friday win over Northwestern in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
9

Purple Reign: Ft. Recovery Outlasts Franklin Monroe

Mind if I play through? Fort Recovery’s Paige Jutte (background, #2) whistles a shot past a pair of Jet defenders during Monday’s non-conference match with Franklin Monroe. Greg Billing shares the score and the details in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
7

Trojan’s Air Game Upends Aviators…Troy Goes 2-0

Troy’s passing game, led by quarterback Brayden Siler, did enough to deliver Friday night and ground the Butler Aviators. Troy’s Kevin Walter’s (pictured) went over the century mark for the second straight game with 104 yards on 13 carries.

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Aug
31

Versatile CJ Pulls Away From Piqua

While Piqua’s inexperienced offense continues to be a work in progress, Chaminade Julienne’s veteran group has the potential to be a work of art. Greg Billing writes about the Eagles’ opening night win over Piqua in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
29

Trojans Net Another Win

A potent offense and strong serve reception game has the Trojans in the hunt for MVL championship.

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Aug
29

Trojans Net Another Win

A potent offense and strong serve reception game has the Trojans in the hunt for MVL championship. Troy’s Hallie Westmeyer (11), Brianna Slusher (10) and Lauren Schmitz (13) threw a block party at Vandalia’s Student Activity Center on Thursday.

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Aug
26

In Minster, They Go The Distance….

Running is a way in life in Minster, and so is going to the state championship meet. The Wildcats started their journey toward another potential trip to Hebron at the Bob Schul Invitational on Saturday. Read Greg Billing’s story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Aug
17

St. Henry Dives Into Season With Spikeoff Title

St. Henry’s triple-threat attack — and then some — netted a Cavalier Spikeoff volleyball championship at Coldwater on Saturday. St. Henry’s Hannah Bruns (Pictured) and her Redskins teammates served up three wins to start the season Saturday.

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Jun
1

After Three Days Minster, Russia Finally Get To Play!

Minster led from the first pitch in its Division IV regional semifinal game. Russia lost on the final pitch in its D-IV semifinal. After three days of waiting the Wildcats and Raiders finally got to play ball! Minster junior starter Austin Brown (Pictured) held Mechanicsburg in check with six hits, two walks and three strikeouts.

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May
31

One Hit Away… Tigers Come Up Short Against Roger Bacon

The Versailles Tigers gave it a good run in the Division III regional final on Friday behind solid pitching from Garrett Toops and defense. All that was missing was a clutch hit in a 2-0 loss to Roger Bacon at Wright State University. (Pictured) Versailles finished ahead of Roger Bacon for this out, but the Tigers couldn’t stay in front of the Spartans for good in the D-III regional final.

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May
31

Versailles Avenges Loss, Win Away From State

The Versailles Tigers didn’t face the best the Madison Mohawks had to offer Thursday in the D-III regional semifinals. It might not have mattered. Clutch hitting and stellar defense lifted the Tigers to an 8-4 victory and one win away from the D-III state semifinals.

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May
22

Russia Wins: Raiders Celebrate Another District Title

Newton was forced to fight some ‘small ball’ and a couple of game-changing decisions by the umpires.  But in fact, the Indians had to fight a Russia team that’s finding itself at just the right time. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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May
16

For Openers: Brogan, Trojans Shut Down Wayne

A strong effort from Cole Brogan, Weston Smith scored early (below), and a few timely hits sent Troy past Wayne in their sectional opener Thursday at Market Street Field. Greg Billing writes the story in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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May
4

Tigers Rally To Top Milton’s Ace…

Versailles slid safely into another win and benefits from timely hits, and a few Milton-Union miscues, to rebound from Friday night’s loss to Russia. Columnist Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside MAC feature.

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Apr
30

The Butler (Aviators) Did It, Again

Vandalia Butler takes advantage of four Tipp errors for the series sweep, winning Tuesday’s game in a pitcher’s duel, 2-1. Columnist Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside GWOC feature.

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Apr
27

Another Marvel-ous Effort From Coldwater, Frilling

After opening the season with three consecutive losses, Coldwater’s Saturday win makes fourteen straight wins and the impression that  the Cavaliers are on their way to another deep tournament run. Read Greg Billing’s story in today’s feature.

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Apr
16

Troy Defends Market Street, Knocks Off Centerville

The defense was shaky, but another solid pitching performance by Cole Brogan and some healthy hitting pushed Troy past Centerville in GWOC action Tuesday afternoon at Market Street Field. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Apr
13

Undefeated Fort Loramie Keeps On Rolling…

Fort Loramie and pitcher CJ Billing tacks on two more wins, knocks off host Versailles in its own tourney, and gives Troy Christian first loss at Saturday’s Zac Richard Classic. Read more about the action from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
10

Toopes, Indians Bounce Back Against Red Devils

Piqua starter Owen Toopes took Tippecanoe’s best shots, and two of them ricocheting off his foot, and helped the Indians knocked off the Red Devils 5-1 on Tuesday. Read more about the game from columnist Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Apr
1

No Joke: Tipp’s Egbert Tosses 16 K’s Against Sidney

Tipp’s senior Kenten Egbert wasn’t joking around Monday. The senior right-hander struck out 16 in Tipp’s 3-0 win against Sidney. Kenten tossed a two-hit, 16-strikeout complete game.

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