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Nov
28

Marion Local Churns Toward Canton, Record 12th Title

It’s on to Canton and a date with Newark Catholic in the Division VII championship game for Tim Goodwin and the Marion Local Flyers, who made short work of Hopewell-Loudon in the state semifinals. Colin Foster has the story of the Flyers’ quest for their record 12th title.

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Nov
21

Dellinger, Cavs Earn Passing Grade In Region 24 Romp

Coldwater is two wins away from a state championship. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? Behind a near-flawless effort in every phase of the game, the Cavaliers cruised to a 49-7 victory over the upstart Allen East Mustangs in the Division VI, Region 24 Final. Running back, Isaac Fullenkamp (pictured) flips with excitement into this touchdown. Read about Coldwater’s win in today’s PresPros.

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Nov
20

UA Ends Pick Central’s Regional Streak In 3OT Thriller

The heartbreak of falling just short in triple overtime is evident in the pain of Pickerington Central’s Kobe Asamoah after Upper Arlington gained a 21-14 victory in the Division I Region 3 finals (PressPros Feature Photo by Brian Bayless).

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Nov
13

Monnin’s Midas Touch Powers UA Past New Albany

New Albany had a plan to stop Upper Arlington’s Carson Gresock (33), but the Eagles didn’t count on QB Simon Monnin (14) torching their defense for five touchdown passes (PressPros Feature Photos by Keith Harney).

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Nov
11

Olentangy Liberty Sails Into Division I Volleyball Final

Some anxious moments intruded on Olentangy Liberty’s intended getaway, but each time the Patriots were threatened in Friday’s Division I semifinals, they found a way to break free in search of a state title.

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Nov
6

Poronsky Has Career Night As Red Devils Edge Alter

Liam Poronsky threw for 229 yards and three touchdowns, leading Tippecanoe past Alter by a count of 37-28 in Friday’s Division III, Region 12 quarterfinal. Colin Foster writes for Saturday Press Pros.

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Nov
6

Undefeated Eagles’ Backfield Trio Wears Down Darby

New Albany is set for a regional semifinal showdowm with Upper Arlington thanks to the dominance of its running game, led by QB Brock Kidwell (7) and fullback Jadyn Garnes (PressPros Feature Photos by Brian Bayless).

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Oct
30

Reynoldsburg Starts Fast On Post-Season Revenge Tour

In a season marred by near misses, Reynoldsburg developed a healthy case of revenge for someone and made Hilliard Davidson the first, and maybe not the last, to pay for past frustrations.

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Oct
30

Tipp Romps Past Mt. Healthy In One-And-Done Rematch

Tippecanoe won a dogfight with Mt. Healthy in the 2020 playoffs. It was a different story in Friday’s rematch (but the same result), as the Red Devils opened the 2021 playoffs with a 50-6 romp of the Fighting Owls. 

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Oct
16

Eye Of ‘Tiger-Ball’ Turns To Playoff Push

Versailles won a sixth straight game Friday night, beating St. Henry 27-7 in a matchup between a pair of teams looking to keep an outside shot of a co-Midwest Athletic Conference crown. Colin Foster writes for Saturday Press Pros. (PressPros Feature Photos by Julie McMaken Wright).

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Oct
16

Marysville Sends Early Message: No Rally Tonight, Berlin

Marysville broke on top and stayed in control to thwart Olentangy Berlin’s comeback prowess and claim control of the OCC Cardinal. 

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Oct
2

Marysville Flashes All Its Powers To Dismiss Jerome

Marysville is proving much more than just its highest-profile talent, but there’s a reason five-star, OSU-bound Gabe Powers gets the headlines and he showed why against Dublin Jerome. By Aaron Blankenship Dublin, OH – Marysville senior Gabe Powers put himself on the map as being one of the most dominating high school linebackers in the country, […]

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Sep
11

Stokes, Coffman Make First Win Memorable In OT

Dublin Coffman made its first win this season both memorable and difficult, overcoming two kick-return touchdowns and overtime to edge cross-town rival Jerome and make a winner of new coach Geron Stokes.

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Sep
4

Marion Local Answers The Bell Late…Defeats Versailles

Peyton Otte’s late interception (below, in blue) helped Marion Local keep its winning streak alive against Versailles.  In a thriller between MAC unbeatens, the Flyers rally late to win, 19-17. Colin Foster writes about the game for today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
4

Horvath’s Heroics Deliver Darby In Thriller Against South

Hilliard Darby knew just where to look when it needed a big play down the stretch…to the man who’s been the Panthers’ go-to guy all season, quarterback Blake Horvath (Press Pros Feature Photos by Brian Bayless)

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Aug
28

Tipp Rebounds From Week 1 Loss, Drubs Sidney

It was exactly the response Tippecanoe coach Matt Burgbacher wanted to see from his team on Friday night. Following a Week 1 loss, Tipp got its first victory while showing a lot of improvement in the process. Colin Foster writes for Saturday’s Press Pros.

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Aug
21

Hype Train Rolling? Loramie Crushes Minster In Opening Win

Inexperienced Fort Loramie gets rare win against Minster. Damon Mescher crossing the goal line on one of his touchdowns of the night. Read Colin Fosters story on Ft Loramie’s win Minster inside today’s PressPros.

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Jul
25

Jim Abrams: A Little Fishing…With ‘Bass’ Curtis

An early investment of time by his uncle, and some hard-earned gear helped Zanesville’s Solomon Curtis find a calling that brings him, and those he hopes will follow his example, a lifetime of peaceful satisfaction. Outdoors contributor Jim Abrams writes for Press Pros.

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Jun
20

Stammen Classic: Play Ball! 

One of the smallest players in the Versailles tournament has one of the biggest appetites for baseball and competition.  Lane Siefring, and Coldwater, take home the 9u title.

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Jun
18

Foster: Stammen Classic Features Relative Success

It’s been a round so long…everyone looks forward to Father’s Day weekend. Good baseball, good fun, and yes…some family-on-famiy bragging rights. Colin foster writes about the Stammen Classic inside today’s Press Pros.

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