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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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May
15

Abrams: Wild Turkey Primer For Young And Old

From an inauspicious beginning, some dedicated men made it their life’s work to bring the wild turkey back to the Ohio woodlands.  And a half century later they’re one of the state’s most popular outdoor pursuits. Outdoors columnist Jim Abrams shares their story.

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Apr
27

Anna’s Krites gives Rockets a boost

Justin Krites came up aces while Anna’s offense heated up for an 11-6 victory over Botkins on Monday. (pictured) Anna teammate #11 Carter Seigle signals ‘The Out’ as McKane Finkenbine tags out a Botkin’s runner. Read more high school baseball inside today’s PressPros by Colin Foster.

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Apr
27

Anna’s Krites gives Rockets a boost

Justin Krites came up aces while Anna’s offense heated up for an 11-6 victory over Botkins on Monday. (pictured) Anna teammate #11 Carter Seigle signals ‘The Out’ as McKane Finkenbine tags out a Botkin’s runner. Read more high school baseball inside today’s PressPros by Colin Foster.

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Apr
21

Jim Abrams: Morel Season in Ohio April, 2021

If you don’t hunt turkeys in the spring, you might get your outdoors fix by hunting a different, and just as popular species.  Join the ever-growing community of mushroom hunters…for the mighty Morel!

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Feb
2

Jim Abrams: Hunting Br’er Rabbit

For many it was their first foray into the field.  For others, rabbit hunting is still the best tonic for a case of the mid-winter blues – cabin fever they call it.  Whichever it is, it still brings a smile to many a young boys’ face, regardless of their age. Outdoors columnist Jim Abrams shares in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
19

Green Light …Finkenbine Shoots Anna Past Loramie

The game was played in Fort Loramie, but McKane Finkenbine was launching — and making — shots from Anna. Behind Finkenbine’s seven 3-pointers and 34 points, the Rockets held off the Redskins for a 59-51 win in a matchup between two of the Shelby County League’s best.

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Jan
9

Hit Me With Your Best Shot… Tipp Survives Upset Bid…

Tipp escaped Sidney Saturday, but it wasn’t easy. A clutch effort from behind the arc in the fourth quarter by Gavin Garletz fueled a Red Devils comeback to stay unbeaten. Colin Foster writes the story for Press Pros.

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Dec
12

With A Few Flicks Of The Wrist…Minster Tops Bremen

Justin Nixon had another huge night for Minster, but it was a late 3-point bombardment by his teammate, Bryan Falk, that helped the Wildcats seal a 51-36 victory over rival New Bremen on Friday. Colin Foster writes the story for Press Pros.

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Dec
5

Minster’s Nixon Has Career Slam Dunk Performance Win

Minster’s big man has a big night in the win over the Versailles Tigers . You could say it was a slam dunk performance by Justin Nixon. Read More about MAC basketball by Colin Foster in today’s PressPros.

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Dec
2

Cappell: The Best Shotgun Shell Ever Made….

They haven’t been available for years, and their absence signaled the beginning of the end in my confidence for the Winchester ammo brand.  But for those who remember the Super X Mark 5 shell…there’s no question they were the best that’s ever been made. The last Tom Cappell contribution to Press Pros in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
26

Ohio’s Big Bucks Keep Getting Bigger….

Ohio’s whitetail bucks are getting bigger and it’s no one’s imagination.  Enforcement of hunting laws and smart management have a lot to do with it.  And hunters are leading the way. Outdoors columnist Jim Abrams shares a holiday hunting story.

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Nov
1

Versailles Falls To Roger Bacon – “One Play Short!”

They fought like Tigers…but came up a play short.  Versailles sees its season end in an exciting 31-28 loss to Roger Bacon in the Division V regional semi-final. Read about the game in today’s Press Prosl

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