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May
9

The ‘One’ Song They Were Known For…Hamilton, Joe Frank, And Reynolds

The music industry is defined by groups that were one-hit wonders. But while this group had more, it’s only known for one.

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May
9

Mom, Mother’s Day, And Making The Most Of It…

If I had to select a one-word definition for personal success (however you define success) it’s as easy as the picture of the person who showed me how it’s done…’Mom’. Enjoy Mother’s Day and read our Press Pros inside feature.

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May
7

Muhlenkamp, Knapke Bail Out Coldwater In ‘Walkfest’

Ugly weather and ugly baseball, but somehow Coldwater survived to edge Lincolnview Friday, thanks to Alex Knapke’s…bat and an inexplicable turnaround by reliever Carson Muhlenkamp. Read about it.

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May
6

Schmidt Brilliant, Nixon’s Timely Hit Tops Versailles

His teammates mob Justin Nixon following his seventh inning base hit that drove in the game’s only run Tuesday in a 1-0 Minster win over Versailles. Read more about the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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May
3

OHSAA Announces: Boys, Girls Hoops Finals Hosted By UD Through ’24

The Ohio High School Athletic Association and the University of Dayton made it official Monday…the boys and girls state basketball tournament has found a new home, at least through 2024!

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May
1

As Patient As A Pharmacist, Jerry Kaup’s Prescription For Fort Baseball

In his eleventh year as coach at Fort Recovery, Jerry Kaup has taken his team to the verge of ultimate success twice, and patiently waits for the next cycle of talent to come of age.

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Apr
30

Clank!….Defense Haunts Tipp Again In Loss To Sidney

Sidney’s Carson Taylor chugs in to score an insurance run in the sixth inning as Tipp’s defense lets the Red Devils down again in a 4-1 loss Friday to the Yellow Jackets. Read more in the latest Press Pros MVL update.

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Apr
29

Buckeyes: Not Much Wiggle Room In A ‘Must’ Scenario…Purdue Comes To Town

15-13 with five weeks left in their season, the Buckeyes face their prospect of making the NCAA post-season tourney with little wiggle room. “Just win, Baby”!

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Apr
27

Versailles Crushes Cardinals In Eight On 5 Run Comeback

Jumping for joy…Versailles’ Jacob Treon (below, left) and Carson Bey celebrate their back-to-back extra base hits in the seventh and eighth innings that led to a Tigers’ comeback win over New Bremen in extra innings.

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Apr
24

“A Desperate Move For Money….” OHSAA Expands Football Regionals To 16 Teams

The OHSAA announced Thursday that it would expand the 2021 high school football playoffs, and not by a little.  Apparently, some actual football people are not on board.

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Apr
23

So, What’s Wrong With The Buckeyes…?

Three games past the halfway point of their season, the Buckeyes face a crossroads series this weekend against Penn State at Bill Davis Stadium…with the clock ticking.

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Apr
22

Sudhoff Shines, Coldwater Rolls Over Versailles…

They looked good. Read good!….And sophomore Luke Sudhoff (below) showed his versatility on the mound, at the plate, and on the bases Thursday, helping Coldwater to a convincing 8-2 win over visiting Versailles. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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Apr
21

The Only Time You Have Nothing To Prove…Is When You’re Dead

Steph Curry probably meant what he said earlier this week, but the reality of what he said is always the same with sports and entertainment. You’re only as good as your next game, and the next guy to come along and do something different.

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Apr
20

Duel In The Cold…Coldwater-Bremen Snowed Out

Wind and rain and the blur of Coldwater pitcher Reece Dellinger, who came within three outs of an official game no-hitter against New Bremen Tuesday before play was suspended for inclimate weather. Read about it in the latest Press Pros update.

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Apr
19

Epitome Of A Good Loss…Butler Splits With Troy

Atoning for a disappointing loss to Troy on Friday, Butler put its ace on the mound (Quinton Hall, below) and its best game on display Monday to split the season series with the Trojans. Read about it in the latest Press Pros update.

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Apr
18

Buckeyes Swept In Maryland…Lose Fifth Straight

Comrades in arms…Greg Beals used his bullpen liberally after an early four-run advantage, but the Buckeyes could not stave off Maryland, who swept the series with a Sunday 9-4 win. Read about it in the latest update.

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Apr
18

Mommas…Some Realities About College Baseball

The realities for those who might believe that bigger is better, or should be, regarding college baseball.  Size doesn’t matter in this game.  They all play pretty much the same.

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Apr
17

Offense Sputters, Bullpen Stumbles, Bucks Fall Again

Conner Pohl’s seventh inning home run (below) put the Buckeyes back in the game, but they lost to Maryland for the second time in as many days on a bases-loaded walk in the tenth. Read more in the latest Press Pros update.

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Apr
17

For Some Friends…And Those Who Still Hear The Guns

A trip to Maryland is not complete with baseball alone.  No, there has to be some history, and a trip to Antietam battlefield.

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Apr
17

Inexplicable Sixth Dooms Buckeyes In Maryland

A disastrous sixth inning doomed the Buckeyes in their series opener with Maryland. They fell 10-6 to the Terrapins, and to fifth place in the Big Ten standings.

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