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Nov
11

Hal McCoy: Mikesell ‘Relieved’ He No Longer Needs Mom’s Help…

Thanks to a revamped lineup and a repaired Ryan Mikesell, the Flyers improved to 2-0 with a Saturday night massacre of Coppin State. Read Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros update.

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Nov
7

McCoy: Flyers Put North Fla. Ospreys In A ‘Pickle’

No Toppin’ This….Redshirt freshman Obi Toppin made the most of a surprise start, and led the UD Flyers to an opening night win over the North Florida Ospreys at the ‘new’ UD Arena. Read about the Flyers winning debut from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
7

McCoy: Flyers Put North Fla. Ospreys In A ‘Pickle’

Redshirt freshman Obi Toppin made the most of a surprise start, and led the UD Flyers to an opening night win over the North Florida Ospreys at the ‘new’ UD Arena. Read about the Flyers winning debut from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
28

Hal McCoy: Sean Smith’s Punt Turns Tide In Win Over Butler

The UD Flyers got big productions from Jack Cook, Adam Trautman, and Tucker Yinger, in Saturday’s win over Butler. But the biggest contribution of all may have come from punter Sean Smith. Read Hal McCoy’s Sunday feature on the Flyers…in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
20

Hal McCoy: UD Discovers…The ‘D’ In Drake Stands For Defense

UD’s offense gets grounded by the Pioneer League’s #1 defense and a quarterback who’s second in the country in touchdown passes…Drake sends the Flyers to their fifth loss of the season, 28-17…Read more about the game from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros feature on Dayton football.

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Oct
14

Hal McCoy: What I’d Like To See Happen In Sports….

“If I had my way there would be no baggy shorts in basketball,” says hall of fame columnist and Press Pros contributor, Hal McCoy? Why? Well, read Hal’s opinions on this and other things he’d change (if he could) about contemporary sports. Enjoy today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
6

Hal McCoy: UD Turns Valpo Into Alpo, 53-20

UD atoned for is hiccup on the Hudson last week and took nothing for granted – they outclassed Valparaiso, outscored, and dominated with their offensive line. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros inside Flyer feature.

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Sep
29

Hal McCoy: UD Outplayed On The Hudson…Loses To Marist

The Flyers have an off day in New York and lose to an underdog Marist team that “made all the plays” when they needed them. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
22

McCoy: Flyers Figure Out The Option, Double Up Davidson…

Big catches, big moments…Dayton’s Adam Trautman (#84) reaches for a first half catch during the Flyers’ second quarter comeback, and eventually scored 42 straight points to knock off visiting Davidson, 42-21. Read more about the game from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
1

McCoy: The Good News (And Some Bad) About Dayton’s Opening Win

The Dayton Flyers proved they have long memories, atoning Saturday for last year’s opening day loss to Robert Morris. They won, they scored, and scored quickly. But the day was also strewn with at least one bad news moment. Read more on the game from Hal McCoy…in today’s Press Pros Flyers feature.

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Aug
29

Hal Answers: August 29, 2018

It’s probably the last batch of questions pertaining to the Reds in 2018, as interest wanes along with the club’s record, or so it seems. Nonetheless, we will forward your queries on to the hall of famer, for better or worse. Just like the Reds, or so that seems. Read Hal in today’s Press Pros inside feature

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Jul
18

McCoy: An All-Star Break Report On The Reds

From the depths of their start, to the pinnacle of the last month, Hal McCoy on why the Reds are what they are and what they’re likely to be between now and October.

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Jul
11

McCoy: Rose’s All-Star Collision Heard ‘Round The World

50 years of Pete Rose, then and now…And what happened in Cincinnati nearly a half century ago, 48 years, to be exact, is etched in my mind as if it happened last year. Let me share some details of the ’70 All-Star game – as Paul Harvey would say – the rest of the story. Hal McCoy remembers…in today’s inside feature.

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Jul
9

Hal Answers…July 9, 2018

As the fortunes of the Cincinnati Reds have improved, so too, it seems, is the interest in readers who write to hall of famer Hal McCoy – about Jim Riggleman, Tyler Mahle, and where to the Reds go from here. Enjoy the latest installment of ‘Hal Answers’ in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jun
3

McCoy: C-J Does It Their Way To Take Division II Title

It hadn’t happened for a long time…a baseball title in the city of Dayton. But Chaminade-Julienne made history Saturday night by winning the city’s first since 1970, when it was won by…Chaminade! Read about the game from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Jun
2

McCoy: Coldwater’s Division III Run Ends Because Of South Range Glovework

Cavaliers’ quest for seventh state championship stopped by newcomer South Range, which made three game saving defensive plays to win, 3-2.

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Jun
2

McCoy: ‘Eight Is Enough’ For Fort Loramie To Win Division IV Title

Redskins, down 4-0 in the fifth inning, put all eight eggs in one basket, an eight-run inning that featured three triples, en route to an 8-4 win over Hicksville in Division IV title game. Read about the game from Hal McCoy, on Press Pros.

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May
31

McCoy From The State Tournament: Coldwater Pours Hot Water On Minford

Coldwater took advantage of its big-game experience…and Minford’s lack thereof, to score early, and often, and win in run-rule fashion. The Cavaliers advance to Saturday’snDivision III state final game seeking their seventh state title in baseball, all-time. Read more from Hal McCoy.

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May
31

McCoy From The State Tournament: Loramie Gets ‘Ultimate’ Sacrifice

In the tournament’s first Division IV semi-final game, the Fort Loramie Redskins rolled into Saturday’s championship final on Shane Hilgefort’s sacrifice fly…Jared Middendorf’s pitching. Read more on the game from Hal McCoy. (Update: Loramie will meet Hicksville on Saturday, which beat White Oak, 4-1)

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Apr
19

Hal McCoy: On Price’s Firing And The Reds’ Future….

If you think this was all about Bryan Price, think again. His firing was the culmination of bungled priorities, tired cliches’, bad pitching, bad hitting, and bad base running. And fans, with or without Price, get used to more of it.

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