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Feb
28

Bucks Fight The Virus…Win Opener Over Lipscomb

Freshman Nate Karaffa hit his first home run, sparking a 5-run inning for the Buckeyes, who got well for a day with an 11-6 win Friday over Lipscomb. Read more in our baseball feature on the Buckeyes.

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Feb
28

Bucks Fight The Virus…Win Opener Over Lipscomb

Slow down Nate, it went out…Freshman Nate Karaffa watches his sixth inning home run leave the ballpark, sparking a 5-run inning for the Buckeyes, who got well for a day with an 11-6 win Friday over Lipscomb. Read more in our baseball feature on the Buckeyes.

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Feb
28

Ohio State Does The Expected In Blowout Of Nebraska

The Buckeyes use a complete effort in Lincoln to wipe out Nebraska, win their seventh game out of the last nine, and stoke their seeding prospects for the NCAA tourney. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Feb
26

What The Buckeyes Need Most In Nashville….

Week three of the college baseball season is upon us…and some thoughts on how the baseball Buckeyes can turn things around against Lipscomb, in Nashville.

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Feb
26

The Day Of Days….

It’s become more a habit, almost tradition…thoughts on living for another year, what you see, hear, and can’t believe it’s real. And sadly, did you ever believe you’d see the day when a grand slam was as good for the other team as it is yours?

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Feb
25

Nearly ‘Pointless’…Loramie, Botkins Advance In Sectional

A sluggish night in scoring signified Tuesday action in the Piqua Division IV sectional.  But struggle as they might, Loramie and Botkins (with Jayden Priddy-Powell, below) made it through to play in Friday’s final. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
24

The Best 19-6 You Don’t Know…Anna Ousts East

The Anna Rockets are quietly working their way through the Division III tourney bracket, lost in the profile of their more publicized Shelby County League rival, Fort Loramie.  But don’t take them, or guard Ella Doseck (below, #20) lightly. Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Feb
23

Buckeyes Swept In Georgia: Come Home To Regroup…

They were outpitched, outhit, and outplayed.  The Buckeyes dropped game 3 of their weekend series with Georgia Tech and come home to do a hasty reboot before Lipscomb.

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Feb
22

Student Vs. Mentor Not That Unusual, Except….

There’s an unusual overtone of reunion with this weekend’s series, as OSU coach Greg Beals tees it up against his former college coach…Georgia Tech’s Danny Hall. Read about it in our latest Buckeye baseball post.

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Feb
22

Of Good People, And Their Rewards….

No one is irreplaceable, they say.  I beg to differ…as I say goodbye to a family member that set the standard for kindness, making total strangers feel welcome, and for just doing things right.

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Feb
22

Buckeyes Bog Down In Georgia, But Bullpen A Lift

#19 Georgia Tech can hit and they jumped on Buckeyes starter Garrett Burhenn. But the pre-season question about the bullpen took another step in making a case for itself.

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Feb
19

Buckeye Notes: Snapshot Of The Weekend, And A Bigger Picture To Come…

The Buckeyes take their 2-1 record south again this weekend, to Atlanta, to face #19 Georgia Tech and the challenge for facing one of the nation’s best on their home turf. Here’s what’s coming in our pre-weekend advance.

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Feb
18

‘Confident’ Versailles Blasts Past Dayton Christian…

Versailles played like they owned the place, and improved to 16-8 with a 37-point win over Dayton Christian in the Covington Div. III sectionals…and now move on to meet Middletown Madison. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
16

Bucks Beat Disaster, ISU…Come Home 2-1

It took four hours and twenty one minutes, with more twists and turns than you can are about, but in the end the Ohio State Buckeyes took Indiana State’s best punch to win 10-6, in ten innings, to come home winners from opening weekend.

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Feb
16

Sunday Notes: Milheim Back, Dingler ‘Throwing’ A Long Shadow

A couple of Buckeyes have debuted with impressive style so far, back healthy, and making their presence seen and felt this weekend.

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Feb
16

All Even: Bats Awaken, Lonsway Dominates Pitt

Power Surge…The Buckeyes flipped the script overnight…a twelve strikeout, 1-hit performance by starter Seth Lonsway (below), and the bats came alive in a 4-1 OSU win over Pitt. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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Feb
15

Opening Weekend…And The ‘Art’ Of Baseball

For a kid who grew up reading Sport Magazine and Sports Illustrated, the start of a baseball season means opportunity to emulate the work of my heroes…the photographers (then and now) who gave us reason to dream. Read our latest post from opening weekend in Port Charlotte, Florida.

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Feb
14

Ah, Nuts! Buckeyes Disappointed In Opening Loss

It didn’t go as planned…But St. Joe played well on opening day – pitched well, hit a pair of home runs – while the Buckeyes did not. They fell to the Hawks, 7-3. Read more about it in the latest Press Pros update from Florida.

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Feb
14

Opening Day…And Aaron Hughes’ ‘Pinch Me’ Moment

The former Tipp City standout in football and baseball is a redshirt sophomore now with the Buckeyes, on the opening day roster, and finally realizing his dream come true…playing college baseball at the highest level. Read about Aaron Hughes in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
13

Opening Weekend: Another Year, And Still No Progress….!

Another year and the can gets kicked farther down the road with baseball and softball…and the prospects for high school kids who deserve to play in a better, competitive opportunity. Read our latest baseball post from opening weekend in Florida

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