Archive for Features
Sep
17

Memories Of September….

There was a time when one could not wait for the seasons, and the leaves, to change. Fall meant more than football at my house…it meant squirrel season, and time and lessons learned in the woods with my Dad. Sponsored by Olde English Outfitters, in Tipp City, today’s inside feature on Press Pros.

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Sep
16

The Reader Speaks…September 17, 2018

Two topics have dominated recent letters (emails) to the Press Pros site. Reader views on ‘psychics’, and response to Greg Hoard’s recent post about the National Football League. If you’re never been surprised at what you read in this column, you might be today. Enjoy today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
16

Buckeyes Look Shaky But Rally For Win Against TCU…

Dwayne Haskins looks like the real deal after another monster game … Ohio State falls behind early but offense comes alive … Day making a case that he really should be a head coach next year…Read Doug Harris’s impressions on the game in today’s Buckeyes Press Pros feature.

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Sep
15

Loramie Moves On, Past East, In Cross County Conference Win….

Fort Loramie played fast and aggressive in a 21-7 win to avenge last season’s one-point loss to Miami East and stay atop the Cross County Conference standings.

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Sep
15

Anna Wins Fight Against St. Henry, Pulls Upset In Riveting Fashion

What at first appeared to be a comfortable game for St. Henry Friday turned into a battle for the ages… and the underdog Anna Rockets came out with the win. Press Pros columnist Andy Anders writes the story.

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Sep
15

The Hemmelgarns’ Big Night Helps Coldwater Past Minster

Jake be nimble…Coldwater quarterback Jake Hemmelgarn (above, #10) had his best game to date – 387 total yards – in Friday’s game between top-ranked teams in Divisions VI and VII. Read about the game, and the Cavaliers’ win, in today’s Press Pros MAC inside feature.

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Sep
14

When #1 Meets #2: Errors Costly As St. Henry Tops New Bremen…

#1-ranked St. Henry celebrated a Thursday win over #2-ranked New Bremen in Division IV MAC action…and in the minds of some a likely preview of tournament drama yet to come. Read about the match and enjoy the photos in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
10

What’s Next For The Reds, And, Uh…The Bengals

I’m on the Cody Carnes theme again – nobody asked me, but – so let me share a prediction about the Reds. Votto (above) will hit. And, a very few words of prediction about your “Who Dey” Bengals, 2018. Because no one else is going to say it…read today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
9

What’s Obvious (But None One Is Saying) About Area Sports….

A third of the way into the area fall sports season, some thoughts about a change in dominance. The girls, and volleyball (with players like Hannah Bruns (above), have taken center stage. Read more in our Monday Press Pros inside feature. Better yet…go see a volleyball match!

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Sep
9

Marion Local Sweeps Rockets In Saturday Volleyball

Marion Local rebounded on Saturday from back-to-back league losses to Versailles and St. Henry to put the Anna Rockets away in three sets.

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Sep
8

Anna Blows Out New Bremen, One Inch At A Time

Coaching, skill and most importantly luck were on the side of the Anna Rockets in Friday night’s MAC showdown. What was hyped as a classic battle turned into a 42-7 dismantling of the New Bremen Cardinals, one inch at a time. Read more about the game from Press Pros columnist Andy Anders.

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Sep
8

Zach Niekamp, St. Henry, ‘Clocks’ St. John…

No contest, and no question as to the better team, as St. Henry runs past a diminished Delphos St. John to open MAC play with an easy win. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Sep
7

A Tribute To “Mo”…And The Man Who Made Bluegills Relevant

Our year of sadness at Press Pros continues, as we say goodbye to an iconic figure in area journalism…our colleague, and a friend to everyone who ever baited a hook. Jim Morris has passed, at 73.

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Sep
6

Exhausting, But Worth It…New Bremen Wins Battle Of Champions

It took ‘new-look’ New Bremen five sets to do it, but they proved again that there’s something about Cardinal volleyball that you just can’t measure. They beat the other MAC state champion Friday, the Versailles Tigers. Read about the match in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
4

What Sports, And Time, Has Meant To Me (And You)….

It slips up on you…time and the events that you either cherish or would as soon forget. Here’s part of my own list, and what I remember thinking when it happened. More often than not…I wasn’t even close to being right.

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Sep
3

The Reader Speaks…September 4, 2018

As another sports season debuts we notice new, and different readership and first-time response from around the area, and around the state. Here’s some of the latest, and best – on winning, and lots of interest on OSU football and what we didn’t say about Urban Meyer in a recent story. Enjoy! (Photos Courtesy of OSU Sports)

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Sep
1

Ohio State Offense Rolls While Blasting Oregon State

Haskins has eye-popping starting debut while throwing for over 300 yards and five touchdowns in 77-31 win … Buckeyes ready to play even with coach on suspension … One down, two to go until Meyer comes back. Read Doug Harris account of the game on Press Pros.

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Sep
1

Groundhog Day For Versailles…Div. III Champs Drop Five Set Match To Loramie

Their Saturday record continues to be a problem for the Division III defending champs. Versailles drops a grueling five-set match to Fort Loramie as the Tigers continue to play with early inconsistencies. Read about it on Press Pros.

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Aug
31

Thursday Night Heights: Sidney Holds On For First Win

It sounds a little silly to call the second game of the season a must win. For the Sidney Yellow Jackets and Bellefontaine Chieftains, however, two playoff teams from a year ago that struggled mightily in week one, Thursday night’s showdown was exactly that.

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Aug
30

Case Of The ‘Quicks’…St. Henry Sweeps Coldwater In Three Sets

St. Henry showed why they’re considered a top prospect to win in Division IV with an efficient, straight-set win over rival Coldwater. And it didn’t take long. Read about the Redskins in today’s Press Pros feature.

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