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Mar
18

How I Got Taken To School…By ‘Ol Ben

A summer of the greatest lesson in life. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch; and never underestimate the value of experience. Old eyes, and old habits, go down hard. Guest outdoors writer Tom Cappell returns to Press Pros with a classic story for anyone who remembers shooting clay targets behind the barn.

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Feb
28

A Commentary On Gun Shows…

I’ve been to a lot of events over the years, including World Series and Super Bowls. But I never felt safer around better people than I did at the country’s largest gun show. Thoughtful words about the noble trading of firearms, and the responsible community of gun enthusiasts from guest writer Tom Cappell.

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Feb
25

The “Eye of the Tiger”… for Versailles!

Versailles used a smothering defense to frustrate Anna and avenge a defeat from earlier in the season with a convincing 48-26 win in the sectional final at Covington High School.

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Feb
6

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
8

Hot Fishing With No Ice…On A Cold Winter’s Day

After a decade, it still stands as one of the best fishing experiences of my life, and it happened in the middle of winter. Here’s a hint about an off-season road trip that could be just as good for you. Enjoy our latest outdoors feature from columnist Tom Cappell, sponsored by Olde English Outfitters, in Tipp City.

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Dec
9

A Hunt In The Snow…

No amount of snow or cold weather can discourage a boy’s opportunity to claim his first ringneck pheasant…no matter how cold, or how many times it takes you to do it. A classic outdoor story shared by guest columnist, Tom Cappell.

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Nov
20

A Bird Story: Old Guns Are The Best Guns…!

It’s not popular to say with friends and some family members, but in my opinion if you want a dependable bird hunting experience carry a dependable shotgun, especially in snow and cold weather. Plan now if you’re thinking about late-season hunting. Outdoors writer Tom Cappell shares a story in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
4

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
3

Niekamp, St. Henry Far Too Much For Mechanicsburg

St. Henry ran away with their playoff opener, handling the Mechanicsburg Indians on the road behind a huge night from their star tailback. Columnist Andy Anders writes the story for Press Pros.

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Oct
27

Minster Dominates First Half, Clinches Home Playoff Game With Win Over Rival New Bremen

With home field on the line, Minster came out as the stronger, faster team and beat rival New Bremen 25-15 on the back of a huge first half.

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Oct
13

Butterfingers, But Butler Hangs On Enough To Beat Piqua….

Butler nearly fumbled away a golden opportunity against Piqua, but the Aviators escape with a 27-25 win over rival Piqua. Read Andy Anders’ story of the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
7

Squirrels Along The Creek With Uncle Mel….

You talk about the experiences of your life that you’ll never forget…for a twelve-year-old boy his first morning of real hunting is one that ranks at the very top. To this day I’ll never forget it, or, the man who taught me what it meant.

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Oct
6

Anna’s Heroes Show Up, Lead Comeback Win Over Fort Recovery

Anna’s big-time players made the big-time plays needed for a big-time win Friday night over Fort Recovery. Columnist Andy Anders writes the story in today’s weekend edition of Press Pros.

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Sep
29

Young Buccs Come Of Age In Epic Battle…

Covington and Miami East have had some memorable battles over the years in a rivalry that dates back to 1959 and Friday’s 19-17 come-from-behind win by the Buccaneers ranks up there with the best games in the history between the two programs.

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Sep
22

St. Henry Returns To Form In Shutout Fashion…Over New Bremen

St. Henry’s defense puts a stranglehold on New Bremen and bounces back from a heart-breaking loss. Redskins return to winning form, 36-0. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
15

Anna Wins Fight Against St. Henry, Pulls Upset In Riveting Fashion

What at first appeared to be a comfortable game for St. Henry Friday turned into a battle for the ages… and the underdog Anna Rockets came out with the win. Press Pros columnist Andy Anders writes the story.

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Sep
8

Anna Blows Out New Bremen, One Inch At A Time

Coaching, skill and most importantly luck were on the side of the Anna Rockets in Friday night’s MAC showdown. What was hyped as a classic battle turned into a 42-7 dismantling of the New Bremen Cardinals, one inch at a time. Read more about the game from Press Pros columnist Andy Anders.

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Sep
1

Minster Gets Out Of Its Own Way, Dominates Covington 39-26

For about a quarter it appeared the Minster Wildcats might shoot themselves in the foot enough times to create a game with the Covington Buccaneers. Mike Ketner(above) grabs his third interception of the game. Read more about the game in the latest MAC post on Press Pros.

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Aug
25

Bigger, Faster, Stronger – East Too Much For Milton Union

Miami Easthandled the Milton Union Bulldogs with ease – their run game to much for the young and inexperience Bulldogs – as East walks away with a 47-10 victory. John Husa shares the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
25

Tippecanoe Opens Season With Heartbreaking Loss To Bellbrook

The Tippecanoe Red Devils fought hard but fell short to the Bellbrook Golden Eagles Friday night, breaking in some fresh faces on their new turf field. Read more on GWOC football inside today’s edition of PressProsMagazine.com by Andy Anders.

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