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Apr
21

Tipp Wins Its 15th…Over Former CBC Rival Kenton Ridge

Tipp used its pitching and attention to the ‘little things’ to notch its 15th win of the season over former CBC rival Kenton Ridge. Read more about the game from Greg Billing in the latest Press Pros feature on GWOC baseball.

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Apr
18

Facing McDonagh A Tall Task

Troy’s 5-9 hurler, Derek McDonah, overpowers Butler to win first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader. And hey, it’s been a good week – a really good week – for McDoonah. Read more about it, and GWOC baseball, from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
15

Thunderstruck: Red Strikes Twice In Final 36 Seconds To Win UD Scrimmage

The rain cut things short, but not before UD got in a half of spring football…and sophomore Ryan Skibinski made a big impression in the final minute of play. Read about the game from PPM columnist Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
14

Tippecanoe Strong-Armed, And Dangerous…

Pitching depth has Tippecanoe as contender in the GWOC and beyond. On Friday it was Mason McClurg’s turn to throw teams for a loss. Read more on the Red Devils’ win over West Carrollton from Greg Billing inside today’s Press Pros feature..

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Apr
7

Chill Out … Minster’s Bats Cool Off Fort Loramie

Backyard rivals meet…A sixth-inning rally sends defending state champion Minster to confidence-boosting win over previously undefeated Fort Loramie. Enjoy high school baseball from columnist Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
20

At Peace With Whatever…Sarah Schulze Joins A New Team

After an athletic career that saw her achieve records and fame, Anna’s Sarah Schulze now focuses on a life of faith and servitude to a far greater coach and master. One of our most unique personal profiles in some time by columnist Greg Billing…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
10

Tiger Ball Returns To The State Tournament…Versailles Takes Out Waynesville

Celebration begins…Versailles gets physical with Waynesville to win fourth regional title in five seasons and punch another ticket to Columbus for the state tournament. Read Greg Billing’s story in today’s Press Pros tournament update.

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Mar
10

Redskins Run The Show With A Running Clock….And A Division IV District Title

They were so dominant the game was finished under a running clock. Up next for the Loramie is a third match with neighboring team, the Russia Raider’s…agame that you won’t want to miss. Read more on the win on the SCL page by Greg Billing.

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Mar
9

Minster Girls A Win Away From Div. IV State…And Guess Who They’ll Play?

Tournament Formula…Minster does what it does, good defense and just enough points to win, to knock Tri-Village out of the Division IV tournament. They need one more win to get to Columbus, and will face a familiar rival for that chance…Ft. Loramie.

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Mar
7

Rockets’ Orbit Cut Short…Anna Falls In Div. District Final

The Rockets were hard-pressed to match the quickness and depth of Purcell Marian.  “St. Henry was pretty quick, but nothing like that,”  said senior Wyatt Bensman.

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Mar
4

Welcome Back, Redskins!

Fort Loramie … after  rare stumble in sectional tourney last season … beats Cedarville to win 10th district title in past 11 seasons. Read about the tournament games from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
3

Frantic Finished Stings Yellow Jackets

Last-second shot doesn’t fall for Sidney in 63-62 sectional final thriller had a little bit of everything. Read more about the game from columnist Greg Billing in the latest Press Pros feature update.

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Feb
10

Vandalia Rolls On With Home ‘Kort’ Advantage

Butler’s Kort Justice returned home to Vandalia this season and joined his teammates in a defense-first approach that has the Aviators soaring. Read more on the GWOC sports page by Greg Billing.

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Feb
3

Tipp Outlasts Piqua For GWOC North Win…

Tipp worked for a big first half lead, then saw it evaporate to a strong Piqua comeback in the second half. But in the end the Red Devils used 25 points from Josh Wildermuth and a strong finish of their own to squeek out a GWOC North win over the Indians. Read about in today’s Press Pros GWOC feature.

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Jan
27

Versailles Silences The Crowd, Minster Offense, In MAC Win…

Versailles stays clean in league play, and Justin Ahrens built on his career scoring total. But it was the Tigers’ defense that made the biggest impression, holding Minster 18 points beneath their season’s average. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros MAC feature.

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Jan
21

Hometown Rivals: Sidney Too Much For Lehman…

Sidney had too much size and too many weapons, handing Lehman a 69-44 loss in Sidney’s version of a cross-town rivalry. Read Greg Billing’s story about the game.

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Jan
20

Last Second Hero…Monnier’s Shot Sinks Jackson Center

In a game of buzzer-beater shots…of hustle and wrestling for possessions…Evan Monnier’s last-second layup gave Russia a hard-earned win and Jackson Center a heart-breaking loss. Read about the game from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Jan
14

Troy Christian Continues To Roll…Eagles Too Much For Miami East

‘Big’ Win For Eagles…Center James Anderson led them with 13 points and 10 rebounds, but it was their defense that propelled suddenly formidable Troy Christian to an impressive road win Saturday over Miami East. Read about the game from Greg Billing in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
7

Roll Call: Versailles’ Seniors Add Tipp’s Name To List

The Red Devils gave it a gusty effort … including a shot to win in the final 10 seconds … but Versailles came up with a big defense stop to beat Tipp for the first time in four seasons. Read more about the game inside today’s feature by Greg Billing.

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Jan
6

Loramie Alone At The Top (For Now)…Hands Russia First League Loss

Fort Loramie continued its stingy defensive play and got double-digit scoring from Tyler Siegel…to knock rival Russia from the ranks of the unbeaten in Shelby County League basketball. Read about the game from Press Pros columnist Greg Billing.

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