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Mar
16

Picture This: St. Henry Is State-Bound

Jackson Center’s Trent Platfoot and Co. cut St. Henry’s nine-point lead to a one possession game in the final minute, but the Redskins’ pulled out the win to earn a Division IV regional title and trip to the state semifinals.

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Mar
16

Picture This: St. Henry Is State-Bound

Jackson Center’s Trent Platfoot and Co. cut St. Henry’s nine-point lead to a one possession game in the final minute, but the Redskins’ pulled out the win to earn a Division IV regional title and trip to the state semifinals.

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Mar
1

Four-gone Conclusion … Redskins Return To District For Fourth Straight Time

Perfect ending … Fort Loramie’s five seniors cap undefeated run through D-IV sectional tournament with 33-23 victory against Ansonia. Columnist Greg Billing shares the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
23

Loramie’s Eleven 3-Pointers Knocks Out Buccs…

Fort Loramie’s second-quarter surge helped the Redskins build a lead that the Covington Buccaneers’ couldn’t overcome in the Division IV sectional tournament.

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Feb
21

Versailles To State; Loramie Makes Redskins’ History

Versailles’ boys and girls bowling teams took different paths to qualify for the state tournament. As for Fort Loramie junior Elena Bulcher (pictured), she blazed her own trail as district champ.

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Feb
16

Crowning Achievement … St. Henry Earns Share Of MAC Title

St. Henry outlasted Minster in a physical MAC showdown to claim at least a share of the conference title on Friday night. Read Greg Billing’s story about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
9

How Sweep It Is: Sidney Pulls Away From Piqua…

For Seventh Straight. Sidney’s Andre Gordon entertained the crowd with seven dunks, but Piqua freshman Elise Cox stole the show – and brought the rivals to their feet – as the Yellow Jackets’ swept the Indians on Friday night.

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Feb
2

Billing: Jackson Center Hands Anna Their First Loss

Anna was looking to clinch back-to-back league titles. Jackson Center had its back against the wall. The SCAL rivals played a thriller in front of a packed house that saw the Tigers avenge an earlier 17-point defeat with a 51-47 win. Read more about Jackson Center handing Anna its first loss of the season…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
26

Late Run Pushes Rams Past Yellow Jackets

Sidney gave Trotwood all it could handle for just over 27 minutes, but the Rams’ put the game away with a game-ending 26-7 run. Sidney’s Darren Taborn (photo) lofts a jumper over Trotwood’s Justin Stephens for two of his season-high 23 points.

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Jan
19

Loramie Answers The Bell

Fort Loramie’s balanced attack paces the Redskins to a season sweep of Russia in another close finish. Read more of Greg Billing’s story inside today’s feature.

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Jan
12

Extra! Extra! … Russia Goes OT To Stop Jackson Center

The look on TJ Esser’s face tells it all as he watches the ball go out-of-bounds from his touch, giving Russia possession in OT. Raiders perfect from free-throw line in OT to avenge earlier loss to Tigers in another tough SCAL battle. Read more on the OT battle between Jackson Center and Russia by Greg Billing in today’s feature of Press Pros.

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Jan
9

Team Effort Helps Sidney Topple Xenia

Xenia standout Samari Curtis got his 47 points, but Sidney’s Andre Gordon countered with 32 and the Yellow Jackets’ team effort lifted the team to an eighth straight win. Andre Gordon (20) powers past one of his basketball best friends and Xenia’s Samari Curtis in a showdown of D-I recruits.

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Jan
5

Slump Buster … Tipp Ends Offensive Woes Vs. Versailles

After watching too many shots rattle in and out the last two games, Tipp shot itself out of a slump to sink the Versailles Tigers in a battle of state powers. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
5

Slump Buster … Tipp Ends Offensive Woes Vs. Versailles

After watching too many shots rattle in and out the last two games, Tipp shot itself out of a slump to sink the Versailles Tigers in a battle of state powers. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
5

Jackson Center’s Defense Clamps Down On Fairlawn

Jackson Center’s stingy man defense held Fairlawn to a season low in points in the Tigers’ 47-27 SCAL victory on Friday night. Read more on the Jackson Center win by Greg Billing inside today’s feature of Press Pros.

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Nov
18

Talk Of The Town: Fort Loramie Wins Regional Title

Carter Mescher’s 82-yard kickoff return started a string of 20 unanswered points as the Redskins bounced Convoy Crestview out of the playoffs, 48-20, on Saturday. Read more of Greg Billing’s story inside today’s feature.

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Nov
17

Marion Local Upends Coldwater; state semis up next

In a match-up of tradition-rich programs, Marion Local added to its legendary football status with another trip to the state semifinals … beating Coldwater 40-19. Read more by Greg Billing inside today’s feature.

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Nov
10

Rubber Match … Troy Bounced Out Of Playoffs By Anderson In Third Meeting

Troy took it to Anderson early, but a late interception — and the Redskins’ uptempo offense — sealed the Trojans’ playoff fate in a stunning 38-35 loss in the regional semifinals.

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Nov
10

Rubber Match … Troy Bounced Out Of Playoffs By Anderson In Third Meeting

Troy took it to Anderson early, but a late interception — and the Redskins’ uptempo offense — sealed the Trojans’ playoff fate in a stunning 38-35 loss in the regional semifinals.

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Nov
3

New Bremen Quiets Doubters With Regional Title Win Over Jackson Center

Jackson Center gave it a good run, but the Cardinals’ balanced offense has the team two wins away from repeating as the D-IV state champions.

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