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Jan
15

Basketball At Its Hardest…Covington Grinds Over Russia

Covington’s Lilli Hamilton (#12, below) gets all ball in her block attempt against Russia Tuesday. But it was something much great she had to block to even play at all. Read more about the Buccaneers’ emotional win in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
13

Loramie “Wins The Moment” Over Minster….

Huge Moments, And Missed Moments…It took a pair of overtimes to do it, and there was the matter of missed opportunities by both teams to win it in regulation, but a big three-pointer by Dana Rose (left) helped Fort Loramie finally survive and hand Minster its first defeat. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Jan
12

Would It Kill Anyone To Serve A Better Wiener…?

I’ve given up eating hot dogs over the years, and here’s why. Eat a hot dog at a high school game and you might forget the game, but remember the hot dog until the wee hours of the morning. But I’ve found some notable exceptions. Read on.

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Jan
11

‘Moving Day’…Minster Shoots Past Coldwater

It was highly contested for three quarters. But in the end Minster took care of their business enough to come away with a 51-42 win over a determined Coldwater. Read more in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Jan
11

‘Moving Day’…Minster Shoots Past Coldwater

High contested…As Coldwater’s Cole Frilling (above, in black) matched Minster’s Jarod Schulze at the rim. But in the end Minster took care of their business enough to come away with a 51-42 win over a determined Coldwater. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature on the game.

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Jan
11

Strike-A-Thon…Troy Tops Sidney In GWOC Bowling

It rained strikes at Sidney’s Bel-Mar Lanes Thursday as Troy topped Sidney in GWOC bowling…and as Troy’s Preston Gambrell took individual high honors for the day with a 275. Read more in our latest bowling post, today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
10

The Good News, Win Or Lose….St. Henry Takes Road Win At Bremen

St. Henry’s defense was stifling, and the ‘Skins got just enough offense to manage a tough road win Thursday against New Bremen – a dress rehearsal for even tougher games to come…for both teams.

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Jan
8

Troy Flips Course…Suffers Bad Second Half Loss To Fairborn

For sixteen minutes they played like the Duke Blue Devils. Then, in a total change of course in the third period they played like your average devil. In the end it amounted to another frustrating loss for the Troy Trojans. Read more on the game in today’s GWOC feature.

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Jan
6

Words On Appreciating Your Own…

It passes by quickly, and without enough reflection…the times and the lives of a community’s best young people, with the qualities and the daring to succeed at what they love at another, higher level.

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Jan
6

Anna Stays Clean, Barely, With Heart-Stopping Win Over Marion Local

Pressure-packed, and heart-stopping…Describes the action Saturday as Anna and Marion Local battled down the final thirty seconds before the Rockets salvaged a 68-67 win to remain unbeaten. Read more about the game in the latest Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Jan
5

What Goes Around…Marion’s Defense Evens Things!

Defense was the difference, as Marion Local held St. Henry big man Caden Niekamp to just four points Friday in a 48-43 Marion win. The offensive highlight was Marion’s Nate Bruns scoring his 1,000th career point. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
5

What Goes Around…Marion’s Defense Evens Things!

Defense was the difference, as Marion Local and Nick Tangeman (left) held St. Henry big man Caden Niekamp to just four points Friday in a 48-43 Marion win. The offensive highlight was Marion’s Nate Bruns scoring his 1,000th career point. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
3

Bigger, Stronger, Wiser…Minster Romps Over Recovery

They hit their first five shots, Ivy Wolf (left) scored 21, and the Division IV defending champs handled rival Fort Recovery Thursday in a manner that sent a message to all would-be contenders. The Division IV title this year, come March, probably has to go through Minster again. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
31

Back To My Roots…And Some Words (For You) On Cameras And Lenses

Because so many people asked during the Christmas season, here’s some practical thoughts on buying photo equipment…or just understanding more about what you already have, and using it.

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Dec
30

The Little Things Matter…Sidney Tops Wayne In OT

Ratez Roberts (blocking, left) played his best on both ends, while teammate Andre Gordon took control of the game in the second half. But it took an improbable three-pointer from an improbable source to set up a fantastic finish, and Sidney’s OT win over Wayne. Read more in today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
29

One-Hand, Two-Hand…Whatever It Takes

The most talked-about evolution in bowling is not the color of the ball, or the style of shoes and shirts. No, it’s whether you bowl with one hand, or two. And those who have made the switch to two-hand bowling say it’s just right for them. Read the latest Press Pros bowling feature.

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Dec
29

One-Hand, Two-Hand…Whatever It Takes

The most talked-about evolution in bowling is not the color of the ball, or the style of shoes and shirts. No, it’s whether you bowl with one hand, or two (like Derek Seifring, above). And those who have made the switch to two-hand bowling say it’s just right for them. Read the latest Press Pros bowling feature.

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Dec
28

They Needed A Win…Minster Shoots Past Russia

Block Party…Minster’s 6’9″ Jarod Schulze lends a hand to the shot attempt of Russia’s Daniel Kearns during Friday’s win over the Raiders. The Raiders found the going tough, dropping a 68-46 decision on the road. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
27

Who’s Surprised? Loramie Improves To 8-1 With Win Over New Knox….

Turnovers and points in transition…They made it look easy – vintage Fort Loramie basketball with defense, speed, and points off turnovers. In case you haven’t noticed, they’re 8-1 and looking like another deep post-season run. Read about their Thursday win over New Knoxville in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
27

A Fitting Crown For The ‘Kinger’….

He has more career wins than any other area coach still standing, but it took a long time for everyone else to figure out that Lehman’s Dave King is worthy, and has done it all this time for all the right reasons.

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