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Oct
21

Game 5: What To Take Into Winter…!

Noah McGowan’s home run was a highlight of Game 5 for the Gray team, but overall, the Scarlets took four of five in the annual “fall ball” series. What’s up next? Read Greg Beals’ assessment of what he saw…in today’s OSU inside feature.

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Oct
21

Game 5: What To Take Into Winter….!

Noah McGowan’s home run (above) was a highlight of Game 5 for the Gray team, but overall, the Scarlets took four of five in the annual “fall ball” series. What’s up next? Read Greg Beals’ assessment of what he saw…in today’s OSU inside feature.

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Oct
21

Tale Of Two Halves: Anna Coughs Up Lead, Game To Coldwater

Smash Mouth Football…After being stymied in the first half, Coldwater made the adjustments to get its run game, and identity, back for a second half comeback against Anna. Ben Wenning (above) scores one of his three touchdowns on the night. Read more in today’s MAC feature. (Press Pros Feature Photo by Sonny Fulks)

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Oct
18

The Reader Speaks…Oct 19, 2017

It never slows down…and here are few of the better responses received in the past days – on old news, new news, matters of the heart, and spirit. People write every week and share that their favorite feature on Press Pros is to read what others have to say. So, OK…enjoy today’s inside feature.

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Oct
18

Fall Series, Game 3: What’s Cookin’…?

A pair of impressive young starting pitchers set the tone for Game 3 of the scarlet and gray fall series…and the predictable offense took over late to give the Scarlets a 2-1 series advantage. Read about the game, and the series, in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
17

Fall Series, Game 3: What’s Cookin’…?

Missed him by that much…Noah McGowan (left, with ball) missed on an attempt for a baseline double play, but the story of the night on Tuesday was a pair of young starting pitchers. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
16

The ‘Word’ Man: Hal McCoy, Beyond Hal McCoy

Wondering what you’re going to read now that the Reds are done and Hal McCoy has moved on to a richer baseball palette? Take a moment to consider the man beyond balls and strikes. Learn why it’s the way he writes about balls and strikes that makes him special. Something I’ll never hear the end of…in today’s inside feature.

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Oct
15

Aaron Hughes, And The Happiest Guy At Lane And High….

Former Tipp Red Devil Aaron Hughes is making quite an impression as a Buckeye baseball walk-on, and his example of high character and hard work has helped him prove that dreams can, and do, come true. A feel-good read to start your week…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
14

Gray Evens Series…And Smiles To Go Around

On a glorious October day, the OSU Gray team even their fall baseball series with a 4-3 win over the Scarlets, while giving every indication of even better things to come. Read Buckeye baseball in the latest Ohio State update.

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Oct
14

The Struggle With Our Own Sensitivities…And How We Learn

If you question how we got to the point of misunderstanding over who stands for the National Anthem, and who doesn’t, understand the the issue is as raw and open as our individual sensitivities…to almost everything!

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Oct
14

Schmiesing, Brown Right The Ship For Now…Minster Snaps Streak On Bremen!

Isaac Schmiesing ran the ball, Jared Huelsman threw the ball, and Austin Brown and Augie Boehnlein caught the ball for Minster Friday, helping the Wildcats snap a four-game losing streak with a win over New Bremen. Read more in today’s MAC inside feature from Press Pros.

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Oct
14

Schmiesing, Brown Right The Ship For Now…Minster Snaps Streak On Bremen

Isaac Schmiesing ran the ball (above), Jared Huelsman threw the ball, and Austin Brown and Augie Boehnlein caught the ball for Minster Friday, helping the Wildcats snap a four-game losing streak with a win over New Bremen. Read more in today’s MAC inside feature from Press Pros.

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Oct
12

Dayton Baseball, Fall 2017: New Expectations, And Commitment!

Under first-year coach Jayson King the faces are familiar, but the air around Woerner Field has a distinctly differently feel. He promises – more of the same come spring 2018.

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Oct
10

Russia Plays Spoiler To Loramie…2nd Place Like Kissing Your Sister

Just win, baby!….Russia’s Cameo Wilson (#12, above) leads the cheers at match point as Russia denied Fort Loramie a share of the Shelby County League title Tuesday in a four-set win. Read more about the match, and what it meant, in today’s Press Pros SCL feature.

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Oct
10

Jerry Jones Breaks Rank, Plays The Good ‘Retail’ Card….

It took five weeks and some Texas ‘crawdaddin’, but Cowboys owner Jerry Jones finally put his foot down Sunday. You either stand for the National Anthem, or you don’t play for the Cowboys!

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Oct
8

In ‘Defense’ Of Sidney…Everyone’s Having Fun!

Playing to their best football record in decades, the Sidney Yellow Jackets might have captured the fancy of a football-success-starved community…but to some the jury’s still out on just what 7-0 means. Read more about the ‘Jackets and how they’ve lifted a community…in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
7

One For The “Gimper”: Anna Delivers The Payback To St. Henry

He wasn’t supposed to play, but he did, and having Anna quarterback Travis Meyer back in the lineup was what most thought to be the difference in the Rockets win Friday over St. Henry. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
7

One For The “Gimper”: Anna Delivers The Payback To St. Henry

Difference Maker? He wasn’t supposed to play, but he did, and having Anna quarterback Travis Meyer back in the lineup was what most thought to be the difference in the Rockets’ win Friday over St. Henry. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
6

Some Days Are Tougher (Much Tougher) Than Others….

We all have those days when you ask yourself why you try so hard, and what’s the reward? Today, a punch to the gut, and a tribute to one of our best PPM friends.

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Oct
6

In Sidney: From 30-0, To 0-20, To 7-0…!

Nearly fifty years after the zenith of Sidney football, the Yellow Jackets have emerged to again invigorate the community and rekindle memories of days when losing was out of the question.

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