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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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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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Oct
24

New Bremen Starts Slow, Finishes Fast Over St. Henry

Third-seeded Bremen reeled off 28 straight points after halftime and went on to post a 28-13 victory over sixth-seeded St. Henry in the third round of the Division VII playoffs. Colin Foster writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
17

Redskins Renewed…Get Well In Win Over Troy Christian

Fort Loramie erased the memory of a poor performance against Tri-Village with a resounding performance and Division VII playoff win over Troy Christian. Read about the today’s game inside Press Pros feature.

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Oct
11

Ohio State Football: Tommy Togiai Quiet “Foundation” Of Defensive Line

It’s fitting Tommy Togiai’s name isn’t always mentioned alongside those of Zach Harrison, Tyreke Smith or Jonathon Cooper when fans discuss the biggest pieces of Ohio State’s defensive line this year. Andy Anders writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
10

Troy O-Line, Ground Game, Crushes Franklin Heights

Troy’s ground game (386 rushing yards, six touchdowns), and Nick Kawecki (below) ran Columbus Franklin Heights out of Friday’s playoff matchup at Memorial Stadium. Andy Anders writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
6

Field Notes: A Pleasant Pheasant Forecast From Jim Abrams…

If you looking for shootin’, and not just huntin’, your best bet is still to go west in search of the ringneck pheasant.  If you’re determined to find birds in Ohio, the south-central part of the state seems to have had the best management success. Jim Abrams shares his report in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
3

Ohio State Football: Buckeyes to Utilize Depth, Versatility at Linebacker

With new faces up front and in their secondary, the Buckeyes are happy to have an experienced, deep stable of versatile linebackers.  The question is…are there enough positions for all that talent? Andy Anders shares in this weekend’s feature. Read Andy Anders in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
26

Willis, Defense Dominates In Troy Christian Victory

A career night by a defensive end and some better-late-than-never offense carried to Troy Christian to its second win of the season…over Dayton Christian. Andy Anders writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
16

Of Squirrels, Kids, Dogs and Dads….

To the veteran of the woods, fall season means squirrel season and a bounty of enjoyment scanning the treetops for one of nature’s most overlooked, and under-appreciated delicacies. New outdoors contributor Jim Abrams shares a different twist.

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Sep
15

Out Of Sight, But Not Out Of Mind…Playoffs Loom Already

With Week 7 and the football playoffs looming, Press Pros looks at perennial opponents from other parts of the state, and their strength of potential challenge.  Guest writer Danny Huff shares information about teams and the playoff process in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
12

Piqua Decimates Greenville On Senior Night…Within First Quarter

Piqua led 28-0 by the end of the first quarter against Greenville Friday, then cruised to a 49-0 win to highlight senior night. Andy Anders writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
9

Tipp Topples Troy In Five-Set Battle Of Undefeateds

The Red Devils rode key contributions from a first-time libero and several attackers to scratch out a 3-2 thriller against the Trojans. Lady Red Devil Corinn Siefring (pictured) totaled up 14 kills, one ace and added thirteen points in an important Tuesday win over Troy.

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Sep
5

Troy Finds Feature Back On Senior Night…In A Sophomore

Troy evens its record at 1-1, and unveiled a sophomore running back that captured the imagination of the moment, and who knows…the future? [VIEW/ORDER ACTION PHOTOS] Since Nick Kawecki was in second grade, his father knew the now-sophomore speedster was destined to be a running back. And just as Jeff Kawecki first witnessed his son […]

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