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Feb
1

Worth The Weight: Red Devils Show Muscle In MVL, State

Led by the effort of seniors Ben Knostman, Zach Frederick, Nick Robbins and Gabe Dean, the Tippecanoe High School boys basketball team claimed its first league title since 2010. The state has noticed, too…they’re #3 in Division II in the latest rankings. Read more in today’s feature.

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Jan
31

Late Rally, OT Lifts Minster Past Jackson Center

Minster senior Eric Schmidt took his point guard position literally Saturday night, scoring seven of the Wildcats’ nine points in overtime to lift his team to a 45-41 victory over a tough Jackson Center team. Read more about the game on Press Pros.

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Jan
30

Banner Season For Tipp Seniors

The Red Devils kept adding to their accolades on Friday night. Tipp, undefeated and ranked No. 3 in the Division II state poll, clinched the Miami Valley League championship with a 67-53 victory against Sidney. The league title is the program’s first since 2010.

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Jan
23

Fort Loramie Continues Botkins’ SCAL slide

The Fort Loramie Redskins were looking for a statement win over Botkins, the No. 8 ranked team in the Division IV poll, and they got it. The Redskins held off the Trojans 49-40 to drop Botkins from first place in the SCAL.

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Jan
16

Loramie Celebrates 50 Seasons … And Another Win

Fort Loramie hosted past coaches, players and support staff to celebrate the 50th season of the girls basketball program. Decades later little has changed. Fort Loramie won again Saturday with a hard-earned victory over Ottawa-Glandorf, a team with a proud tradition of its own.

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Jan
16

Target practice: Tipp Marked Team With State Ranking

Tippecanoe is ranked No. 5 in the Division II state poll, meaning the Red Devils are a target for every opponent. Piqua took its best shot Friday night. The Indians trailed by three midway through the fourth quarter before Tipp pulled away for the 68-53 win.

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Jan
9

Troy Shakes Off Rust Against Improving Greenville

Greenville nearly pulled off their first win Friday night before the Troy Trojans — who last played 21 days ago — rallied for a 51-44 victory. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
13

Fort Loramie Defense Slows Down Minster

After a potential Division IV state title game was cancelled in March, Fort Loramie and Minster reunited in a Saturday afternoon clash. Defense (and Fort Loramie) came out on top as the Redskins secured a 36-26 victory. Greg Billing writes for Press Pros.

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Dec
6

JC’s Reichert, New Faces Help Tigers Top Coldwater

Jackson Center outscored Coldwater 18-4 in the second quarter to pull away for 57-32 victory on Saturday night. The win snapped the Tigers’ two-game losing streak. The Cavaliers, who had just five days of practice before tipping off the season, suffered their first loss.

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Nov
29

St. Henry Overcomes Miscues, Russia In Sloppy Win…

A win is a win … but St. Henry coach Eric Rosenbeck would like to see prettier ones from his Redskins than the 47-38 victory over Russia in a non-conference game Saturday night.

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Nov
14

Leaving A Legacy: Red Devils’ Sr.’s Journey Comes To End

Tippecanoe reached the Division II state semifinals for the third time in program history. But they ran into the state’s top-ranked team and a quartet of power hitters in a four-set loss on Friday.

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Nov
5

Fired Up Red Devils Surge Into Regional Finals

After seeing its season end in the Division II regional semifinals the past two seasons, Tippecanoe this time left an impression … especially on Middletown Bishop Fenwick … with a resounding three set victory on Thursday night.

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Nov
5

Fired Up Red Devils Surge Into Regional Finals

After seeing its season end in the Division II regional semifinals the past two seasons, Tippecanoe this time left an impression … especially on Middletown Bishop Fenwick … with a resounding three set victory on Thursday night.

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Oct
31

Defense Leads New Bremen Past Fort Loramie

A handful of defensive stops and timely offense was enough for New Bremen to hold off Fort Loramie in the Division VII, Region 28 semifinals on Friday. The win set up an all-MAC regional final with Marion Local. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
24

Thunderstruck: Fort Loramie Rumbles Past Ansonia

In what coach Spencer Wells called his team’s most complete game, the Fort Lormie Redskins rolled to a 42-0 victory over Ansonia in the D-VII, Region 28 playoffs. The Redskins slowed down the Tigers’ talented running attack to set up a regional semifinal meeting with New Bremen next week. Greg Billing writes for Saturday’s Press Pros.

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Oct
11

How Sweet It Is: New Knoxville Serving Up Wins In Volleyball

The Rangers volleyball team celebrates victories with trips to Dairy Queen. They’ve become regulars with a 15-0 record and chance at the program’s first Midwest Athletic Conference title since 2006. Columnist Greg Billing writes for today’s Press Pros. (Cover Photo Courtesy of Lange Photographics, Inc.)

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Oct
11

Carey On: Anna QB Lifts Rockets To Playoff win

First-year starter Kohlten Carey threw for 161 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 139 yards and another score as the Rockets won their sixth straight playoff game with a 40-7 victory over Miami East. Greg Billing writes for Sunday’s Press Pros.

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Oct
3

Sherman’s Spikes A Big Hit For Russia

After a two-week layoff, the Russia Raiders are returning to form following a 3-1 victory over Jackson Center on Saturday. The two team meet again Tuesday as the Raiders’ schedule is packed with postponed matches. Jackson Center’s Shai Akers tries to get one past Russia’s Cece Borchers (3) and Kate Sherman (4). (All pictured)

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Sep
30

From Caddie To Coach: Golf Still Drives Minster’s Seyfried

Don Seyfried brings a century’s worth of experience to the Minster golf team. As he nears his 100th birthday he still hits the links as a volunteer coach with the Wildcats, making him possibly the oldest volunteer high school coach in the United States. Greg Billing shares his story in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
27

Fore!… St. Henry Starts Bid For Fourth Straight Trip To State

Since she started golfing in junior high, St. Henry senior Ellen Naumann has had the drive — and distance — to get better on the golf course. The defending Midwest Athletic Conference player hopes to lead the Redskins to a fourth straight trip to the Division II state tournament.

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