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Nov
28

Coldwater Punches Ticket to Championship Saturday

Coldwater’s fast start on Saturday night carried the Cavaliers past West Jefferson and into the Division VI state title game. Coldwater — along with Marion Local and Versailles — attempt to add to the MAC’s state title haul next weekend in Canton, which currently stands at 37 state football championships.

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Nov
7

Speed Thrills: Tri-Village ‘Wehr’s’ Down New Bremen

Tri-Village sophomore Reed Wehr made the biggest plays in the biggest moments to advance the Patriots past New Bremen and into a Region 28 regional semifinal against another MAC opponent, St. Henry (PressPros Feature Photos by Dale Barger).

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Oct
31

Fort Recovery Helps MAC Flex Playoff Muscle Again

The lessons Fort Recovery learned during an always-brutal Midwest Athletic Conference schedule were applied in the first round of the playoffs as the Indians knocked off Arcanum 40-30 on Saturday night. Fort Recovery, the No. 14 seed, slowed down the No. 3 Trojans’ vaunted passing attack to advance in the Division VI playoffs.

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Oct
13

Building A Future: Troy’s Lincoln Center Alive And Well

Once a lengthy to-do list, Shane Carter has crossed off more than few items on his wish list for Troy’s Lincoln Community Center. The LCC – once struggling with just four programs offered – recently celebrated a new addition, turning the LCC campus into a dream come true for the executive director. Greg Billing writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
13

New Bremen Stops New Knoxville, Stays Undefeated

A match-up of the state’s best teams in Division IV didn’t disappoint. Top-ranked New Bremen held off No. 3 New Knoxville’s late challenge to claim a share of the MAC championship … with a chance to win it outright on Thursday.

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Oct
9

What A Rush: Medley’s 310 Yards Carries Piqua Past Tipp

Three carries into the game Piqua’s Jasiah Medley had 136 yards and two touchdowns. It didn’t end there. Medley and the Indians moved a game closer to chasing down the Miami Valley League title with a 42-23 victory against the surging Tippecanoe Red Devils on Friday night. As for Medley?(pictured) He finished with 310 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries. Read more MVL football inside today’s Press Pros by Greg Billing.

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Oct
9

What A Rush: Medley’s 310 Yards Carries Piqua Past Tipp

Three carries into the game Piqua’s Jasiah Medley had 136 yards and two touchdowns. It didn’t end there. Medley and the Indians moved a game closer to chasing down the Miami Valley League title with a 42-23 victory against the surging Tippecanoe Red Devils on Friday night. As for Medley?(pictured) He finished with 310 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries. Read more MVL football inside today’s Press Pros by Greg Billing.

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Oct
2

Tipp Pushes The Tempo In Rivalry Win vs. Troy

The Tippecanoe Red Devils started fast … and ran off with a 31-16 victory over the Troy Trojans on Friday night. The win gave Tipp coach Matt Burgbacher a second win over his former team in three tries, and it also set up a Miami Valley League clash with undefeated Piqua next week.

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Sep
28

Double Trouble: Sholtis Twins Leading Fort Loramie

One is calm and reserved. One is outgoing and outspoken … in a good way. Twins Ava and Quinn Sholtis share such a close connection “we can read each other like a book.” Now, a year after Ava’s inspired return from an ACL injury and Quinn’s support, the Sholtis sisters are attempting to add a new chapter to Loramie’s volleyball success.

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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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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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