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Apr
8

Troy Had It, Lost It, Got It Back…In Win Over Sidney

Troy’s Braedon Snider rounds first, heading for second, with his seventh inning double that drove home the winning run in Monday’s 4-3 win over Sidney. Read more on the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
7

Buckeyes At A Crossroad…And How Do You Respond?

Their weekend collapse against Northwestern has left the Ohio State Buckeyes in a position of short term embarrassment and uncertainty.  So how do you respond in college baseball when you’re threatened by a losing streak – called out by a team you’re supposed to beat?

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Apr
6

Aching To Play…Matt Carpenter Waits To Mend

Sitting out because of a pulled hamstring, Buckeye infielder Matt Carpenter is anxious to return to duty…and an opportunity that took its time to knock.

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Apr
4

Coldwater ‘Evens’ Things…At St. Henry’s Expense

Not the Coldwater of the past, still the Cavaliers have fought their way back from an 0-3 start and evened their record Thursday with a little ‘small ball’. Pitcher Cole Frilling dives for the plate to score in a conference-opening win over St. Henry. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
3

‘Tis The Season: Favorite Cards And Favorite Memories

It’s the time of year when boys of all ages find their thoughts anchored on something besides Russian collusion, the IRS, and just how much Trump paid Stormy Daniels.  Come April, I think of baseball cards from back in the day, and what they still mean to me.

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Apr
2

A Loramie Win In Two Words…Shuts Out Marion

Fort Loramie won its fourth consecutive game on Tuesday as senior Jared Middendorf was as good as you could possibly want, dominating in a 4-0, 1-hit win over the Marion Local Flyers. Read more about the game, and Middendorf, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
2

As For Me…I Won’t Burn My Chief Wahoo Hat

There’s no more Chief Wahoo in Cleveland, or at least on the Indians’ uniforms, which tells me that major league baseball is willing to sell out to the highest bidder…and call it ‘diversity’.

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Mar
31

Two Small Issues…And How To ‘Save’ Baseball

You want to know how to shorten baseball games, make them more interesting to watch, and more fun for kids to play?  I’ll tell you how in today’s Press Pros inside feature. What’s amazing about this…everyone knows it’s true.

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Mar
31

Loramie Makes Statement, Beats W’Burg In Chilli’ Classic

Fort Loramie showed their quality – good pitching, defense, timely hitting, and a strong closing effort by Griffin Meyer (below) to knock off former champ Wheelersburg in the Chillicothe Classic Saturday. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
29

Who Remembers…That ‘Ike’ Died On Opening Day?

Who will remember that 50 years ago yesterday, one of the more ‘efficient’ presidents of our generation died in a manner totally consistent with the way he lived and served.  But then, who of this generation even remembers Dwight David Eisenhower?

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Mar
28

Troy, Brogan, Hang On For 5-4 Win Over Chaminade-Julienne

Troy’s Cole Brogan came out throwing strikes, and ended up throwing more than expected in a 5-4 win over Chaminade-Julienne Thursday at Market Street Field. Read how Brogan and the Trojans did it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
27

The Conference Looms, And How The Buckeyes Project

Big Ten plays starts this weekend and an opportunity for the Buckeyes to get off on the right foot with a date at Rutgers.  A mid-term report, if you will, on how they might look a month from now…in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
26

Cherry On Top…And A Different View Of Things

Through the team’s first 24 games senior Brady Cherry has undergone a metamorphosis, delivery his best numbers in four years, with consistency and the hope of a destination that’s better than the journey. Read more about his turnaround in the latest feature on Buckeye baseball.

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Mar
25

Eric Rosenbeck: Our Boys Hoops 2019 COTY

They were projected to be good, but no one really knew that they would be that good in November…only coach Eric Rosenbeck, who guided the St. Henry Redskins to within one game of bringing the 2019 Div. IV title back to the MAC. He’s our choice as the 2019 boys Coach of The Year in area basketball. Read more…..

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Mar
24

Aloha!…Buckeyes Lei’d By Hawaii In Series Finale

Baseball giveth, baseball taketh away…It was a frustrating day for everyone wearing scarlet and gray as the pitching got ‘schooled’, the bats grew quiet, and Hawaii left town with the not-so-gentle reminder – you’re only as good as your last game. Read more in today’s Press Pros update.

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Mar
23

Buckeyes Win 5th In A Row….!

They got another good start from Seth Lonsway (above) and the big guns in the middle of the order came through.  The Buckeyes beat Hawaii Saturday afternoon for their fifth straight win. Read more in our Saturday update on OSU baseball.

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Mar
23

Trotwood…Finally! Rams Win First Title In Hoops!

It took years, and it took a comeback effort against a determined Columbus South team.  But Trotwood prevailed to win its first-ever title in basketball, 77-73. Read more in our latest update from the 97th annual state tournament.

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Mar
22

‘Skins’ Luck Runs Dry…St. Henry Falls To Hiland

Not their day…They say you gotta’ be good, and you gotta’ be lucky to win a state championship.  St. Henry and Caden Niekamp (below) came up just a bit short on both ends in Friday’s loss to Berlin Hiland. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature from the tournament.

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Mar
22

From The Tournament: Coaches, And Men Like Tom Izzo

After Thursday’s demonstration of who’s boss at Michigan State, I have one thing to say (again) to those who say that there’s no place for coaches with personalities like Tom Izzo.  All those (participation) trophies you have in your basement?  They don’t mean a thing.

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Mar
22

Buckeyes Use Different Faces, Different Places, Beat Hawai’i

Freshman Nick Erwin gets a hand for his single and and fourth inning RBI that turned out to be the winning run in Thursday’s 6-4 win over Hawai’i. He had plenty of ‘sophomoric’ help as the Buckeyes win their third in a row. Read more in today’s Press Prosl

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