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Oct
24

“It Never Gets Old”…New Bremen Tops Marion In District Final

They started out like a house afire, cooled off, then ignited again at the end…New Bremen tops Marion Local in four sets to gain another district title in Division IV volleyball.

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Oct
22

Defense: FM Takes Sectional Title In Stunning Comeback….

Chloe McGlinch and her teammates challenged everything, as Franklin Monroe provided the Tuesday night volleyball thriller with a defensive gem and a comeback win over #4 seed Jackson Center. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
21

Brad Goldberg, And Baseball (Now) By The Numbers…

After five years of professional baseball, former Buckeye pitcher Brad Goldberg has come back home – back to campus – to ground himself by giving back through coaching in the modern sense – by the numbers.

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Oct
21

St. Hank Handles Crestview…Advances In D-IV

Addy Vaughn (#1, below) and St. Henry played like the state’s #1 team, rolling past Convoy Crestview Monday to advance to the Thursday’s district final round. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
20

Matt Carpenter, And The Working Man’s View Of ‘Fall Ball’

The happiest guy at this weekend’s Buckeye Scarlet and Gray World Series may be the one who can simply appreciate the opportunity the most.  Like the old Smith-Barney commercials, second baseman Matt Carpenter has “earned it”.

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Oct
19

Move Over Marion…Minster Tops Flyers In Thriller

He ran like a ‘wild’ cat…Minster’s Alex Schmitmeyer (below) carried the ball 41 times for 189 yards Friday as Minster scored a stunning win…27-26…over Marion Local. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
17

Northridge’s Bob Smith…If It Takes A Lifetime, Or Just All Night

The venerable coach of the Northridge Polar Bears is enjoying the team’s most successful season (so far) in memory.  The best part?  He deserves it, because he’s been there through it all. Read more about Bob Smith’s Bears in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
15

Opening Jitters?…Loramie, Russia Thrash To 2nd Round

Before people could get there…It was quick as #1 seed Fort Loramie and #3 Russia swept aside opening opponents Triad and Tri-County North in the first round of the Troy Division IV volleyball tournament. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
15

The Irony Of Covington Vs. Arcanum…What A Long, Strange Trip

Their meeting this Friday should not go unnoticed for the fact that once upon a time…Covington vs. Arcanum meant a whole lot more than it has in recent years.  And no one can speak to that better than Jason Schondelmyer. Arcanum, OH – The Grateful Dead doesn’t have a thing on Arcanum football coach Jason […]

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Oct
14

Songs You Remember…Kiss An Angel Good Mornin’

If music is indeed made to make one feel good, hardly anyone has done it better than Charley Pride…or blazed a wider trail in the country music field. Read our latest music profile in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
14

Riley Huelskamp, And No More Questions….

The Anna senior is the new all-time rushing leader for the Rockets, but more, he’s the best running back in the MAC and the all-time example of what everyone wants a small-town standout to be. Read more about the Rockets’ Riley Huelskamp in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
13

Buckeyes Show Their Hand In Loss To WCU…

They played twelve innings of exhibition baseball with Western Carolina, got as many looks as possible at spring personnel options, and in the end came out on the losing end of a 7-5 score.  Or, did they? Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
12

Life Of Riley…Huelskamp Shatters Record, Recovery

On a miserable night weather-wise, Anna’s Riley Huelskamp made memories in the rain as the Rockets tried to sharpen their game for the stretch run. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
11

Wayne Wiseman Dies…

His lineage to Ohio basketball was as unique as his longevity as one of the state’s most respected coaches. Springfield’s Wayne Wiseman passed recently, one of the last living witnesses to Ohio basketball history.

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Oct
11

And One To Grow On….Bremen Tops Coldwater For MAC Crown Share

Coldwater and New Bremen saved their best for last, with league issues on the line, yes, but momentum, as well, for what both hope to be a run at another state title. Read about Thursday’s MAC volleyball showdown in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
9

Thrill A Minute…Bremen Outlasts Ft. Recovery

Match Point…It took nearly two hours to get there, but New Bremen players finally celebrated match point and a hard-fought, five-set win over Fort Recovery in Tuesday’s volleyball action. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
7

Anna Holds Serve, Returns Favor, Raids Russia…

Anna flipped the switch to return a favor after a sluggish first set to drop Russia in four – on senior night – in a memorable regular season finale. Read about the match in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
5

Cat Fight…Versailles Sharpens Its Claws

With time running down before Sunday’s tournament draw, Versailles drew within two games of .500 with an ‘energetic’ win over Jackson Center, and another match closer to tourney confidence. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
5

Cat Fight…Versailles Sharpens Its Claws

Are we having fun yet?…It appears so, as Kenzine Bruggeman and Versailles drew within two games of .500 Saturday with an ‘energetic’ win over Jackson Center, and another match closer to tourney confidence. Read about it today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
5

Marion Begins Its Charge? Flyers Top St. Henry

They weren’t as good as they could be, and may be yet. But a strong running game and a couple of big plays helped Marion Local win in convincing fashion Friday over St. Henry, the Flyers’ fourth straight win. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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