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Feb
19

This Week In Basketball: One And Done Begins, And Now Every Game Counts…!

It’s the most exciting time of the basketball season. High school tournaments move into the sectional semifinal round for the girls and the opening round for the boys…and nobody is taking anything for granted. Read more about this week’s tournament matchups on TWIB (This Week In Basketball).

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Feb
18

Miami County’s Best…

The Troy Christian Eagles and the Bethel Bees tuned up for tournament action with a dandy of a season finale that took an extra session to decide. When the final horn sounded, it was the Eagles standing tall with their 16th consecutive win.

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Feb
14

Sidney Stops Butler: GWOC American North Deadlocked

A miserable start turned into a game to remember as Sidney avenged an earlier loss and threw the GWOC American North race into a tie with one game remaining. Read more about the game from columnist Joe Neves in the latest Press Pros feature update.

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Feb
11

Number Two Goes Down… Anna Upends Fort Loramie For A Second Time

The Shelby County League race will go down to the final night of the regular season as Anna dropped Fort Loramie (this time on the road) for the second time in 18 days. Read about the game from Joe Neve’s in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Feb
4

Fort Loramie Defense Prevails Again…Redskins Shut Down Marion Local

A back and forth first half turned into a defensive clinic after the break, as the 5th-ranked Fort Loramie Redskins improved to 18-1 with a convincing win over Marion Local.

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Jan
31

Sidney Gets Back On Track: Yellow Jackets Hold Off Tippecanoe…

Andre Gordon scored a game-high 29 points and Sidney bested Tipp for a second time this season, 79-74. Read about the game from Joe Neves in the latest GWOC basketball feature on Press Pros.

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Jan
24

Number One Goes Down: Anna Hands Fort Loramie First Loss

The 174th meeting between the Anna Rockets and Fort Loramie Redskins was a doozy…as the Rockets rallied from an early 13 point deficit to take down the state’s #1 Division Four team in overtime. Read Joe Neve’s story on Anna’s overtime win over Loramie inside today’s SCL feature page.

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Dec
23

The Holidays Revisited….Versailles Throttles Fort Loramie

The Versailles Lady Tigers wiped out three years of bad memories and bounced back from their only loss at the same time, using their height and experience to dominate Fort Loramie.

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Dec
20

Meltdown! Sidney Loses Lead, Game To Unbeaten Butler

Sidney had Vandalia Butler on the ropes for most of three quarters, but the Aviators never panicked and used a big fourth quarter to stun the Jackets and remain unbeaten. Read more GWOC basketball inside today’s GWOC feature by Joe Neves.

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Dec
16

Butler Impressive…Aviators Soar Past Troy

Not Enough Trojans…The Vandalia Butler Aviators started hot and finished hotter in thumping Troy for its fifth straight win, the Aviators best start in 14 years. Read about the game from Joe Neves in our latest update on Greater Western Ohio Conference (GWOC) basketball.

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Dec
12

Tipp Stays Unbeaten, Rolls Past Fort Loramie

Tipp City got a great one-two punch from Allison Mader and Maddie Frederick (above) to roll over Fort Loramie’s young Redskins. The Red Devils enjoyed a strong second half to streak to their fifth straight win. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
9

“Game-Ready” Sidney Rebounds, Holds Off Tippecanoe For GWOC North Win…

Andre Gordon was eye-popping; and he had plenty of help. The Sidney Yellow Jackets held off a determined Tippecanoe effort to win the GWOC American North opener. Read more on the game from Press Pros columnist Joe Neves… in today’s GWOC inside feature.

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Oct
13

Davis To Schrubb A Winning Combination For Piqua…!

The Piqua Indians came from behind twice, and made just enough stops to get past a game Vandalia Butler squad to keep their division and playoff hopes alive. Read more on Joe Neves Piqua-Butler game inside the GWOC feature page.

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Oct
6

Sidney Outlasts Tippecanoe, Improves To 7-0

Tippecanoe’s Cole Barhorst was phenomenal, but Andre Gordon and Isaiah Bowser were too much as the Sidney Yellow Jackets outlasted a never say die bunch of Red Devils to improve to 7-0 for the first time since 1974. Read more on Joe Neves feature story on the Thursday night GWOC football game.

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Sep
1

Troy Overcomes Mistakes, Xenia, For First Win

Jaydon Culp-Bishop got them started with a 32-yard romp for a touchdown…as Troy evened their record before the home crowd on ‘Thursday Night Lights’ with a 28-6 win over Xenia. Read more, and see the pics, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
23

Expectations are High For The Piqua Indians

Ask and you shall receive…With seasoned veterans returning at skill positions offensively and an improving defense Bill Nees (above) the Piqua Indians have big aspirations for 2017. Our final pre-season look at area football in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
17

JC “Under Construction”: Building A New Legacy…

Veteran coach Kim Metz begins her 30th season as head coach of the Jackson Center Tigers, with back to back state titles, and plenty of holes to fill. A little volleyball for your pleasure if you take the time to read today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
8

Lehman: Lofty Goals for 2017…Starting With Week 1

They need a better start than usual, for sure. But a veteran group of Lehman Cavaliers, led by Dick Roll (above) and junior quarterback Elliott Gilardi, looks to build on last season’s success with a deep run into November. Read more pre-season football from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jul
25

Covington Football: Making A Good Thing Even Better

The Covington Buccaneers put together another unbeaten season in 2016, but like so many other years, there was playoff disappointment. Now, a young group of Buccaneers look to take the program to even greater heights. Read more in Joe Neves’ story inside today’s feature.

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Jul
18

Sidney Ready To Take The Next Step…

Plagued by key injuries, youth and inexperience, the Sidney Yellow Jackets had a disappointing 2016 season. Now, anchored by a pair of Division one college recruits, a host of returning lettermen, and the return of one dynamic QB, the Jackets are looking for a breakout year. Read more from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros feature.

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