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Feb
11

‘Jackets Stung: Lose Lead, Game,To Tipp At The End

Nightmare ending…Sidney’s Dominick Durr couldn’t bear to watch as he left the court, as Sidney squandered a pair of leads Tuesday, had an untimely mistake at the end, and lost to Tippecanoe on a last-second stickback. Read about the game on Press Pros.

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Feb
9

Why Not The Buckeyes…And How Far Can They Go?

Their starting pitching all returns, along with the infield, to lead Ohio State to what they hope will be a reprise of last year’s Big Ten tourney title, NCAA appearance…and even beyond. Can they do it? Read what our baseball crystal ball says about the 2020 Buckeyes.

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Feb
9

Why Hegy’s Back?…’Riders ‘Rough’ Up Minster

Size does matter…as Minster’s Trent Roetgerman (below, in white) and the Wildcats discovered against St.Marys superior size and Austin Parks. However, the Wildcats played tough, and played well in a losing effort. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Feb
8

MAC Bowling Tourney…The Girls’ Side Of Things

While they bowl for their school’s place in the final standings this weekend, bowling has taken on a far more significant meaning to girls who are using the sport and its competitive opportunity to look beyond high school and into the future. Read about it in our latest bowling feature.

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Feb
8

MAC Bowling Tourney…The Girls’ Side Of Things

While they bowl for their school’s place in the final standings this weekend, bowling has taken on a far more significant meaning to girls (like Coldwater’s Emily Sudhoff, below) who are using the sport and its competitive opportunity to look beyond high school and into the future. Read about it in our latest bowling feature.

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Feb
8

Buckeyes Prep For Four In A Row At Wisconsin….

Buckeyes shoot for four in a row at Wisconsin, and the play of guard Duane Washington is pivotal, making up for lost points and minutes from freshman point guard DJ Carton. Mark Znidar writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
7

Good Memory…Anna Claims SCL With Win Over Loramie

What would you expect? They fought like Rockets and Redskins for three quarters. But in the end Anna hit a couple more shots and had a couple more stops to beat Fort Loramie and claim the outright Shelby County League title in basketball. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
7

Songs Lost…Everlasting Love And The Ultimate One-Hit Wonder

You’ll not only know this song, you’ll play the embedded recording here over and over. Sadly, it’s the ONLY song that Carl Carlton ever recorded that you, or anyone, ever remembered.

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Feb
5

A Scramble For Tipp…But The Red Devils Get By Sidney

It wasn’t easy, and the way they did it was hardly indicative of their record.  But somehow, the Tipp girls did enough things right Wednesday to beat Sidney…and stay unbeaten in the MVL. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
3

Minster Squanders Lead, Loses In 2 OTs To Carroll

Situational…In the end, Carroll made big shots in the fourth quarter, and guard Sarah Ochs (below) hit free throws when it mattered to give the Patriots a 67-65 win over Minster in double overtime. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
2

How Craig Stammen Does It…A Look At A Day’s Work

The steady, every-day reliever for the San Diego Padres has a new contract and new motivation as he prepares to leave for spring training. And for those local players who wonder how those at the top get ready to play, Craig Stammen recently shared his winter routine. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
2

Why Baseball Has Our Hearts….

Two weeks prior to the debut of another college baseball season, players, parents, and fans come together to defy six more weeks of winter – to focus on something more appealing, and unifying, than issues of health and politics. Can better days be that far away?

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Feb
1

#1 Versailles Escapes Minster, Stays Unbeaten…

And you gotta’ be lucky, too…#1-ranked Versailles turned in another clutch performance, and needed it, because Minster’s Jacob Salazar was fouled just before his half-court shot (below) would have tied Friday’s game with two seconds left. Read about it in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Jan
30

Ambushed…Recovery Crushes #4 Marion Local

Purple Reign…Marion Local was no match for Fort Recovery’s full court pressure, turning the ball over, and struggling to score. The Indians snapped the Flyers unbeaten streak in league play to claim a share of the MAC lead. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
28

Jackson Beats Loramie…Tigers Come Back From Big Deficit

Jackson Center came back from 13 points down at halftime to beat Fort Loramie Tuesday night, and hold the Redskins nearly scoreless in the second half. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Jan
28

Jackson Tops Loramie…Tigers Come Back From 13 Down

Do you need any words? Jackson Center’s Trevor Sosby (foreground) and teammate Aiden Reichert (background) show post-game emotion after the Tigers came back from 13 points down to beat Fort Loramie Tuesday night. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Jan
27

‘Skins On ‘Skins…Loramie Gives St. Henry The Treatment

Ft. Loramie has the ‘full house’ of basketball weaponry, but St. Henry’s Addy Vaughn (#20, in white) found she was up against ‘three of a kind’ during Loramie’s win on Monday. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Jan
26

Commentary: Shooting Is Shot, And Here’s Proof….

If you’re scratching your heads over diminutive scores in area basketball, don’t.  Just consider some of the factors inherent with declining shooting percentages and a bottom line reality.  Kids can’t shoot (and don’t shoot) like they used to. Read about it in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Jan
26

Buckeyes Baseball 2020: If You Ask Greg Beals…..

The affable coach of the Buckeyes is entering his tenth season in 2020, with an enviable record and an enviable list of players who have gone on to bigger baseball platforms.  But college baseball is about ‘elite’ preparation with an eye on the future.  Greg Beals fits the role perfectly. Read about the coach the Buckeyes in our latest pre-season profile.

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Jan
25

What They Needed…Loramie Moves On, Past Versailles

The feel of playing Loramie…Teammates Dana Rose (below, left) and Caitlyn Gasson separate Versailles’ Caitlin McEldowney from the basketball during Saturday’s 63-42 Redskins win. Read more about the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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