Archive for Features
Sep
16

What We Learned In Week 3…

A harmless opinion this week relative to adult behavior at high school games brought a storm of response from readers who wrote to tell us two things.  They’re embarrassed by what they see and hear, and they may be afraid to go back.

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Sep
16

Hoard: Reds, Bengals Stand on A Dangerous Brink, But Do You Even Care?

Can’t bear to watch? Given the history of both in the past twenty seasons, can you actually remember the last time that either the Reds or the Bengals were something you anticipated, or even talked about? Greg Hoard writes about it in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
14

Simon Interception Squeaks Dayton Past Robert Morris

Quarterback Jack Cook was again efficient – productive – and a lead-saving interception by safety Tim Simon helped the Dayton Flyers to a 34-31 win on the road against Robert Morris. Read more from Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
14

Buckeyes Impressive Again Over Indiana…

Dobbins surpasses 200 total yards against Indiana … Defense and Chase Young is stingy again in 51-10 victory … Fields doesn’t have big game, but the new QB keeps progressing. Doug Harris writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
14

Coldwater Waits Out Storm, Flattens Versailles…

It took two and a half hours to finally play, but when they did play Coldwater came out quick, put the game away early, and served notice once again that any talk of league titles will probably go through Jake Hemmelgarn and Coldwater.

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Sep
14

Friday The 13th; But No Bad Luck For The Anna Rockets…

Anna laughs at superstition…no bad luck at all with a ‘black cat’ effort from Bart Bixler and Riley Huelskamp as the Rockets roll on in a win over New Bremen. Read about the game from guest writer Paige Thobe.

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Sep
14

Beware Of ‘Dogs … Milton Bites Down On Northwestern

A diverse offense led by high-flying AJ Lovin (#9, below) and hard-hitting defense has the Milton Union Bulldogs off to their first 3-0 start since 2007. Read about their Friday win over Northwestern in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
13

#1 St. Henry Better In Win Over #2 Bremen…At Least This Time

Back and forth…back and forth…Division IV’s top two teams slugged it out Thursday for league bragging rights and ‘official’ state recognition.  And in the end, #1 (St. Henry) proved worthy of all the hype. Read about it on Press Pros.

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Sep
9

Purple Reign: Ft. Recovery Outlasts Franklin Monroe

Mind if I play through? Fort Recovery’s Paige Jutte (background, #2) whistles a shot past a pair of Jet defenders during Monday’s non-conference match with Franklin Monroe. Greg Billing shares the score and the details in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
8

What We Learned In Week 2…About Area Volleyball

Week 2 revealed once again…that the state in volleyball will likely go through area athletes like Hannah Bruns (below) and teams like St. Henry, Fort Loramie, Coldwater, Troy, Tipp…and the list goes on. Read more in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
8

Ohio State Puts Together Complete Performance In 42-0 Victory

After finishing their opener with some concerns, Fields and offense look sharp against Cincinnati … Defense posts first shutout in two years … Ohio State notches 42nd straight win over in-state foe.

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Sep
7

Turnovers Doom: Marion Local Falls To Bishop Watterson

Flyers way too charitable, losing a fumble and four interceptions in 31-7 loss to Division III Bishop Watterson.  Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Sep
5

The Beat Goes On: Bremen Tops Tigers In 3…

New Bremen stayed unbeaten, but suffered a much more significant loss…while Versailles again struggled to find their way.  Close, but no cigar, as the Tigers fall in three to the Cardinals. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
3

The Reader Speaks…September 3, 2019

The first edition of reader comments for another school year…regarding the future of football – why Cleveland is still a Browns town – why baseball is losing its appeal – and one reader suggested we set our sights higher…for soccer! Read the latest in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
2

Hunting Season Opens With A Challenge…Doves!

For the shotgunner itching for some challenging shooting before traditional upland hunting, and a different wild game on the table…don’t forget dove season! Outdoor columnist Dan Hickey tells you where, and how to do it.

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Sep
1

What We Learned From Week 1….

Motivation to improve? One thing we learned from opening night is that Collin Moore and the Fort Loramie Redskins are talented and have as much incentive as any area team to play better in week two. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
1

Buckeyes Jump Out To Dominating Start, Coast To Victory

Ohio State scores four touchdowns in first quarter as Fields leads way … Offense struggles against Florida Atlantic after fast start … Defense looks dynamic for three quarters. Doug Harris reports on the Buckeyes for Press Pros.

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Aug
31

Covington Shocks St. Henry In Opening Win….

Special teams, some special plays, and youthful mistakes on the part of an opponent set the stage for a big opening night for Covington…and a road win over St. Henry. Guest writer Dale Barger tells the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
31

Versatile CJ Pulls Away From Piqua

While Piqua’s inexperienced offense continues to be a work in progress, Chaminade Julienne’s veteran group has the potential to be a work of art. Greg Billing writes about the Eagles’ opening night win over Piqua in today’s Press Pros.

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Aug
30

Keep Up To Date With ‘Minute To Minute’ Scoreboard….

Our Friday agenda includes three of opening weekend’s best games, plus up-to-the-minute coverage of scores as they happen.  Press Pros keeps you current wherever you go tonight.

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