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Sep
25

Fast Start Pushes Coldwater Past Anna

After two weeks of close calls, the Coldwater Cavaliers jumped out to a quick lead and added to it Friday night against the Anna Rockets. The win kept Coldwater perfect at 6-0 and atop the Midwest Athletic Conference. Pictured, Tyler Schwieterman hauls in a 59-yard TD pass on the Cavs’ first play from scrimmage. Read more football inside today’s Press Pros by Greg Billing.

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Sep
25

Fast Start Pushes Coldwater Past Anna

After two weeks of close calls, the Coldwater Cavaliers jumped out to a quick lead and added to it Friday night against the Anna Rockets. The win kept Coldwater perfect at 6-0 and atop the Midwest Athletic Conference. Pictured, Tyler Schwieterman hauls in a 59-yard TD pass on the Cavs’ first play from scrimmage. Read more football inside today’s Press Pros by Greg Billing.

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Sep
24

Must-See ‘D’: Troy Slows Down Sidney in Prime Time

As the featured game of the week on Thursday Night Lights, Troy’s defense provided the action with a 23-6 win against Sidney. A muddy, messy field didn’t help either offense … both of which played without their regular QBs … in a Miami Valley League clash.

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Sep
18

Passing Grade: Milton Throws Troy Christian For Loss

With their top two rushers out, the Milton-Union Bulldogs used an efficient passing game to stay atop the Three Rivers Conference standings. Milton’s Blake Brumbaugh (pictured) hauls in a long pass from Nate Morter. Read Greg Billing every Friday night for high school football inside PressProsMagazine.

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Sep
11

The Bucs Stopped Here: Indians, Ouhl Throw Xenia For Loss

A big lead in one game and monsoon-like conditions in another prevented Piqua from throwing the ball during its first two games. On Friday night — a night where Piqua celebrated first responders and honored Patriots Day with post-game fireworks — the Indians gave Brady Ouhl the green light. The result was a pair of TD passes (including a 70-yarder) and a 35-6 victory.

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Sep
11

The Bucs Stopped Here: Indians, Ouhl Throw Xenia For Loss

A big lead in one game and monsoon-like conditions in another prevented Piqua from throwing the ball during its first two games. On Friday night — a night where Piqua celebrated first responders and honored Patriots Day with post-game fireworks — the Indians gave Brady Ouhl the green light. The result was a pair of TD passes (including a 70-yarder) and a 35-6 victory.

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Sep
5

Front Line Powers Troy Past Butler

It’ll likely come sooner than later for the Butler Aviators, but the Troy Trojans’ volleyball team kept a pair of streaks intact after Thursday’s three-set win. Troy’s Anna Boezi powers a shot past Butler’s Abby Plsek (13) and Olivia Follick (4)(all pictured above) Read more MVL volleyball inside today’s PressPros by Greg Billing.

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Sep
5

Piqua Reigns Against Elements, Troy In Rivalry

The Battle on the Miami was won in the mud on Saturday night as the Piqua Indians won their second straight against Troy in the historic rivalry. Jasiah Medley and his Indians teammates take the Battle of the Miami trophy back to Piqua.(pictured) Read more MVL football inside today’s Press Pros by Greg Billing.

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Sep
4

Off And Running: Troy Christian Stays Grounded To Beat Dayton Christian

With 35 players on the roster, Troy Christian coach Steve Nolan has concerns about his team’s depth with injuries. There’s no such worries at running back. The Eagles’ offense runs deep in the backfield … and they put it on display Friday night against Dayton Christian.

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Sep
2

Front Line Powers Troy Past Butler

It’ll likely come sooner than later for the Butler Aviators, but the Troy Trojans’ volleyball team kept a pair of streaks intact after Thursday’s three-set win. Troy’s Anna Boezi powers a shot past Butler’s Abby Plsek (13) and Olivia Follick (4)(all pictured above) Read more MVL volleyball inside today’s PressPros by Greg Billing.

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Sep
2

Front Line Powers Troy Past Butler

It’ll likely come sooner than later for the Butler Aviators, but the Troy Trojans’ volleyball team kept a pair of streaks intact after Thursday’s three-set win. Troy’s Anna Boezi powers a shot past Butler’s Abby Plsek (13) and Olivia Follick (4)(all pictured above) Read more MVL volleyball inside today’s PressPros by Greg Billing.

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Aug
28

Versailles Pulls Off Three-Set Rally To Stop Russia

Kenzie Bruggeman’s Versailles volleyball team faced an 0-2 deficit to the Russia Raiders on Saturday. She told herself she was okay with a three-set loss as long as the Tigers’ kept competing. They did … right into the fourth and fifth sets … capturing a stunning 3-2 victory at home.

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Aug
28

No Flash In The Pan: Milton Strikes Down Valley View

After a pair of humbling losses to Valley View last season, the Milton-Union Bulldogs delivered some payback to win a key Division IV, Region 16 game on Friday night.

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Aug
27

Momentum Swing Carries Loramie To Rivalry Win

The first three sets featured some quality back-and-forth volleyball between Fort Loramie and Russia. The fourth set? Sometimes you have nights like those … and the Raiders were on the wrong side of a lopsided loss in the Shelby County Athletic League.

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Aug
23

Will It Be Another Banner Year For New Knoxville?

After winning their first Midwest Athletic Conference title since 2005, what’s next for the New Knoxville volleyball team? Winning their second title, of course. Despite being one of the smaller programs in the state, the Rangers continue to be one of Division IV’s best in Ohio.

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Aug
21

Bad Company: Stingy Defense Already In Tune For Indians

What started as a team nickname back in the third grade has followed the Indians’ seniors into the 2021 high school football season. Piqua was certainly Bad Company for the Belmont Bison in the Indians’ 54-0 rout in the season opener on Friday at Alexander Stadium. Read Friday Football weekly on PressProsMagazine…

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Jul
17

Play Ball! … Or Soccer Or Run Cross Country While You Can!

Most of Rusty Allen’s baseball players are multi-sport athletes … and that’s just fine with the Ohio Starz 15U baseball coach. Allen and Monroe Swarm coach Ed Beck prefer trying a variety of sports compared to specialization, even if it means having to share athletes or find replacements for family vacations.

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Jul
16

Travel Team, 7-Year-Old Form Baseball Bond

It was a simple moment. But what was supposed to be a quick game of toss to fill time before a game ended up forming a lasting bond. The Butler County Bombers 16U baseball team earned a fan for life when they befriended 7-year-old Cody.

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Jul
10

Miami Valley Prospects Follow Advice Of Their Coach….

With emphasis…Cooper Cole’s grand slam (below) was the hitting highlight, while pitcher Kaden Echeman threw a complete-game gem in Saturday’s Miami Valley Prospect’s shutout win over Texas-Ewald. Greg Billing writes about it for Press Pros.

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Jul
9

Ohio Diamond Hawks Form Baseball Bond … Despite The Uniform

Often in opposite dugouts during the spring high school season, the Ohio Diamond Hawks come together to play the game they love as the boys of summer. The Hawks — a collection of players from Anthony Wayne, Findlay, Millbury Lake and Oregon Clay — teamed up again in the Best of Midwest tournament at Newton High School on Friday.

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