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Feb
28

Coldwater Wins State Title In Bowling…Cavs’ Schoenherr and Bremen’s Alig All-State

On the back of senior Michael Schoenherr and a breakout performance from Trent Berkenstock, Coldwater captured its fourth state bowling title Friday. Contributing writer Andy Anders writes the story for our Press Pros tournament feature.

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Feb
28

Cardiac Cavaliers Win State Bowling Title

On the back of senior Michael Schoenherr and a breakout performance from Trent Berkenstock, Coldwater captured its fourth state bowling title Friday. Contributing writer Andy Anders writes the story for our Press Pros tournament coverage.

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Jan
28

The Best Day Fishing…Ever!

I had never set foot on a frozen pond – it didn’t seem my style. But my first experience turned out to be not on therapeutic, but episodic. If you haven’t ice-fished, it’s just what the doctor ordered for a bad case of ‘cabin fever’.

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Jan
11

 Troy Beats Piqua In Hess’s First Rivalry Game

First-year Trojan head coach Mark Hess’ first taste of the Battle on the Great Miami will be a fond one, as his team battled to defeat the Piqua Indians 60-47 on Friday night…in Piqua! Luke Severt writes the story for Press Pros.

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Dec
28

Covington Stays Clean In Own Tourney, Wins Over Newton

Covington dominated on both ends to continue their undefeated start in conference play, winning 52-38 over Newton…heads into tournament championship against Milton-Union Saturday. Luke Severt writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
21

Yellow Jackets Win Game Of The Year (So Far)

The Sidney Yellow Jackets and Troy Trojans played even the entire night, contesting every rebound, and needing overtime (thanks to a buzzer beater) before Sidney emerged a winner. Read more from Luke Severt in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
20

Loramie Pressures New Bremen Into 75-28 Win…

The 8-0 Fort Loramie Redskins traveled to New Bremen on Thursday, and brought its infamous full court press with it, getting to the rim often (below) on 34 turnovers and 25 steals in a big win against the Cardinals. Luke Severt writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
18

Aidan Reichert Got To Sleep In On Tues… JC Tops Loramie

Jackson Center made full use of some extra preparation time Tuesday – a snow day- and delivered a convincing effort in an evening win over Fort Loramie. Press Pros’ Luke Severt shares the story in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
14

Opening Day With Uncle Mel….

There was nothing more anticipated than the phone call from downstate…and the invitation to hunt my first opening day with Uncle Mel. To commemorate a generational tradition amongst outdoorsmen everywhere, columnist Tom Cappell graces the pages of Press Pros, sponsored by Olde English Outfitters, in Tipp City.

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Nov
9

Covington Overcomes Mental Mistakes, Advances In Playoffs

Covington got off to a fast first half start, then held off a Worthington Christian comeback in the second half to post a 33-27 opening night playoff win. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
9

Trojans Fall To Olentangy…Tradition To Be Continued

After a quick start, Olentangy unleashed its offense to score 42 unanswered points, ending Troy’s season and crushing the Trojans’ playoff ambitions for another year. Guest writer David Barger share the details in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
4

Fall Hunting, Fishing Times Are Here….

The cool fall days make for an ideal time to spend in the woods, or on the water.  Chances are, you enjoy either and be equally successful. Guest writer Dan Hickey share some details in the latest outdoor post, sponsored by Olde English Outfitters.

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Oct
19

Who Da’ Thunk It? Anna Runs Wild, Routs Coldwater

Division VI’s fifth-ranked team, Anna, ran wild and shut down the state’s top-ranked team, Coldwater, in giving the Cavaliers their first loss, 49-8, Friday night — a result that sent the Midwest Athletic Conference into a four-way tie for first place. Read the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
14

Deja Vu: Versailles Loses Two-Set Lead, Match, To Troy

Deja vu comeback…Once again prosperity eludes the Versailles Tigers as the Troy Trojans used hustling plays from Emmie Jackson (below) to overcome a two-set deficit and win in five sets over the Tigers. Read more in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
14

Friday The 13th; But No Bad Luck For The Anna Rockets…

Anna laughs at superstition…no bad luck at all with a ‘black cat’ effort from Bart Bixler and Riley Huelskamp as the Rockets roll on in a win over New Bremen. Read about the game from guest writer Paige Thobe.

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Sep
2

Hunting Season Opens With A Challenge…Doves!

For the shotgunner itching for some challenging shooting before traditional upland hunting, and a different wild game on the table…don’t forget dove season! Outdoor columnist Dan Hickey tells you where, and how to do it.

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Aug
31

Covington Shocks St. Henry In Opening Win….

Special teams, some special plays, and youthful mistakes on the part of an opponent set the stage for a big opening night for Covington…and a road win over St. Henry. Guest writer Dale Barger tells the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
13

Cappell: Uncle Mel And The ‘Monkey’ Man

Della and Boss were his pride and joy. And my Uncle Mel was so proud of his dogs – so sure they couldn’t be topped by any other animal – he bet a month’s wages on it…and lost.

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Aug
2

Eagles’ Comeback Big Success For Buckeye State

Thanks to the collaborative efforts of divisions of wildlife, zoos, rehab centers and concerned landowners, the Bald Eagle has been removed from the endangered species list, and Ohio now has one of the Midwest’s most thriving populations. Guest writer Dan Hickey shares the story.

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Jul
27

Paige Thobe: Volleyball 2019…4th Annual Mark Ruschau Classic

If you had an itch for some pre-season volleyball, area teams from the MAC, the SCL, and the WBL got together for a little ‘scratch’ Friday at New Bremen’s annual Barh Ruschau ‘Classic’. Summer intern Paige Thobe shares the story.

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