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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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Nov
25

Minster Crashes The Party…’Cats Knock Off Top-Ranked Norwalk St. Paul

Minster used a punishing offense and Jared Huelsman, a dominating defense, and rolled past top-ranked Norwalk St Paul to return to the Division VII title game next week in Canton. Read more on the game from Greg Billing inside today’s MAC feature on PressProsMagazine.com.

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Nov
18

‘Cats Take Div. VII Region Title: Stokes…We Have To Get Better…

Minster continues defy the odds, winning their fifth straight Friday in the Region 28 regional final to advance to next week’s state semi-final in Division VII. Read more in today’s inside MAC feature.

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Nov
4

Seven Blasts From The Cannon: Sidney Advances To Round Two…!

Sidney had a blast – seven of them, actually – as the town has embraced the football program and running back Isaiah Bowser (above). It was standing-room only with 4,000 fans packing home-side grandstand. Read more on Sidney’s big win over Belmont of the first-round play-offs by Greg Billing inside today’s feature.

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Nov
2

Staying In The Moment … And The Regional Tournament

Fort Loramie keeps its focus to fend off Russia in D-IV regional semifinals with a four-set victory. The Redskins spread the ball around to keep the Raiders off balance and set up a regional final clash with a familiar foe. Read more on the semi-regional win by Greg Billing inside today’s feature.

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Nov
2

Staying In The Moment … And The Regional Tournament

Fort Loramie keeps its focus to fend off Russia in D-IV regional semifinals with a four-set victory. The Redskins spread the ball around to keep the Raiders off balance and set up a regional final clash with a familiar foe. Read more on the semi-regional win by Greg Billing inside today’s feature.

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Oct
28

“Best Feeling In The World” … Troy Beats Piqua In The Rain

Troy overcame the rain, the mud, and turnovers, relying on the remarkable performance of Jaydon Culp-Bishop to beat Piqua Friday and take a one-game lead in the all-time series – 64-63-8 – over Piqua. Read our Press Pros account of the game from Greg Billing in today’s inside feature.

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Oct
21

Trick Or Treat … Sidney Digs Into Bag Of Tricks For Sweet Win Over Butler

Running back Isaiah Bowser tossed a touchdown pass. Defensive lineman Devan Rogers caught a touchdown and nearly threw one, too. After suffering its first loss last week, Sidney had some fun in a 55-34 victory over the Butler Aviators on Friday night. Read more GWOC football inside today Press Pros by Greg Billing.

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Oct
21

Trick Or Treat … Sidney Digs Into Bag Of Tricks For Sweet Win Over Butler

Running back Isaiah Bowser tossed a touchdown pass. Defensive lineman Devan Rogers caught a touchdown and nearly threw one, too. After suffering its first loss last week, Sidney had some fun in a 55-34 victory over the Butler Aviators on Friday night. Read more GWOC football inside today Press Pros by Greg Billing.

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Oct
18

Togetherness With Coldwater Volleyball And Tennessee Chicken…!

What’s the difference in Coldwater volleyball this season, maybe other than keeping the season going so they can enjoy more of that Tennessee Chicken from the Grill on Main? Togetherness, for one; and a lot to celebrate. A Press Pros profile on the state’s #1 team in Division III…in today’s inside feature.

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Oct
14

Troy Answers Critics – Shuts Down #4-Ranked Sidney

They shut down Andre’ (above)….And the Troy Trojans answered their early-season critics to continue their late-season surge with a resounding win over the #4-ranked Sidney Yellow Jackets. Read more about the game from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside GWOC feature.

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Oct
7

Patience Paying Off For Trojans

Sitting at a crossroads facing a 1-2 record, the Trojans stayed the course and rattled off their fourth straight win with a 36-20 victory over Butler. Read more GWOC Football by Greg Billing in today feature of Press Pros.

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Sep
30

Sidney Beats “Banner”, And Piqua, To Take The Battered Helmet…

The Spoils…Sidney’s Isaiah Bowser hoists the symbol of the Piqua-Sidney rivalry – the battered helmet – following the Yellow Jackets’ thrilling win Friday night at Alexander Stadium, in Piqua. Read more on the game from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros feature.

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