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Nov
17

Talk Of The Town: New Bremen Decks Perry

Once on the verge of shutting down the program, the Cardinals have rallied to reach the Division VII, Region 28 championship game for the second time in program history.

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Nov
10

Fort Loramie Has Hardin Northern’s Number

The #3 seed Fort Loramie dominated from the start in their Division VII, Region 28 quarterfinal with nine straight touchdowns against Hardin Northern to set up a showdown with Marion Local next Saturday. Greg Billing shares the details in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
9

Rocket Man Huelskamp Fuel’s Anna Win Over Minster

Anna’s Riley Huelskamp, the MAC’s offensive player of the year, backed up the honor with 291 yards rushing and four touchdowns in Anna’s 47-21 win at Minster in the opening round of the D-VI playoffs.

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Nov
9

Rocket Man Huelskamp Fuel’s Anna Win Over Minster

Anna’s Riley Huelskamp, the MAC’s offensive player of the year, backed up the honor with 291 yards rushing and four touchdowns in Anna’s 47-21 win at Minster in the opening round of the D-VI playoffs. Read Greg Billing’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
4

Minster, Area Teams Setting The Pace In Cross Country

Minster did it again Saturday at the Division III state cross country meet, winning the Wildcats’ fourth straight title and 13th overall. And Fort Loramie wasn’t far behind. The area’s strong cross country presence is expected to continue next season … and beyond.

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Nov
2

Title Towns … Flyers Forge Three-Way Tie For MAC Crown

Marion Local set the tone early with a 57-yard run to start the game, and it was all Flyers from there on with a 24-0 victory over Coldwater that clinched a share of the MAC title. Greg Billing shares the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
1

Trick Or Treat … Tigers Carve Out Win vs. Miami East

Versailles brought out all the tricks on Thursday nights semifinals in the regional volleyball tournament against Miami East.  And in the end they got all the treats with getting to advance to the regional finals for their eighth state semifinal appearance. Greg Billing shares the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
26

Troy Puts Tough Luck Loss Behind Them…’Piqua’ Week

Troy’s late surge, and Brayden Siler (below) fell short in a heart-breaking loss to Xenia. But this is no time for what might have been. This is ‘Piqua’ week! Read about the Trojans’ loss in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
19

Billing: Piqua’s Hot Hand Cools Off Greenville

Indians’ junior Ca’ron Coleman rushed for three touchdowns, picked off a pass and broke up another as Piqua made Greenville’s path to the postseason more difficult. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
12

The Hits Keep Coming For Marion … And Its Defense

A long Versailles’ scoring drive got Marion Local’s attention Friday night. The Flyers responded with another impressive defensive effort in a 38-7 victory. Greg Billing writes the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
5

Kings For A Night: Green Wave D Swarms Red Devils

Greenville and running back Marcus Wood (#1, below) spoiled Tippecanoe’s homecoming festivities with a methodical offense and a few turnovers to stay in contention for the Miami Valley League title. Greg Billing writes the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
2

Troy Turns Up Heat, Blemishes Tipp’s Record…

Let’s party….It took them five sets to do it, but a dogged effort by Troy Wednesday finally knocked Tipp from the ranks of the unbeatens, and moved the Trojans from underdogs to top dogs. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
30

Tippecanoe, And Volleyball, Too….

Rachel Wildermuth (#14, below) and the red-hot Red Devils volleyball team is the talk of the town these days. A visit to friendly rival Troy on Wednesday will speak volumes about who wins the MVL this season. Read Greg Billings in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
28

Trojans’ Second Half Surge Sinks Green Wave

Behind a strong defensive effort and quarterback Brayden Siler’s five touchdowns, Troy remained atop the Miami Valley League’s Miami Division after beating up-and-coming Greenville. Columnist Greg Billing writes the story for Press Pros.

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Sep
22

MAC Attack: New Bremen Holds Off Fort Loramie

Birds and ‘Skins…Consistency carries New Bremen to a 3-1 victory over Fort Loramie in a match-up of the state’s top-ranked teams in Division IV on Saturday. Columnist Greg Billing writes the story for Press Pros in today’s feature.

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Sep
21

Piqua Turns Up Heat, Pounds Sidney, Takes ‘Helmet’

Ca’ron Coleman led them in rushing, and the Piqua Indians’ offense held the ball twice as long as the Sidney Yellow Jackets. So in turn, the Indians kept possession of the Battered Helmet with a 29-0 win Friday at home. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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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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