Archive for Features
Nov
16

Ohio State Defeats Creighton 69-60 In Gavitt Tipoff

It wasn’t easy, in a place where it’s NEVER easy, but the baby Buckeyes hold on to beat Creighton in the Dave Gavitt Tippoff. Mark Znidar writes about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
15

Week 13: And Then There Were Two (Games)…..

The ‘Moore’ the merrier?…Fort Loramie’s offense revolves around arm and legs of quarterback Collin Moore (#3, above), who leads the Redskins in their first-ever regional final Friday against Convoy Crestview. Read our final installment of the Friday ‘picks’ for 2018 – today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
14

Hoard: A Tale of Traveling and Turning It Over

It doesn’t look right. It doesn’t fit. You know something’s wrong. It’s somewhat obvious, just like you don’t have to be a chef to know that when there’s smoke in the kitchen, something isn’t kosher. Columnist Greg Hoard talks about the epidemic of “traveling”…in basketball.

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Nov
14

Buckeyes Get A Real Road Test At Creighton….

After wins against Cincinnati and Purdue-Fort Wayne, Kaleb Wesson (above) and the Ohio State Buckeyes get a chance to really see what they’re made of against one of the country’s toughest opponents in their own building…the Creighton Blue Jays. Buckeyes beat writer Mark Znidar previews the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
13

High School Bowling: A Passion For Pins…..

Versailles’ Jay Mumaw (above), and others, bear watching, and you may be surprised to see regular coverage of high school bowling on Press Pros this winter. But you’d be more surprised to go see for yourself…just how good “the next level of athlete” really is. A preview of what’s to come in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
11

Buckeyes Hit Century Mark, Blow Out Purdue-Fort Wayne

The Buckeyes got impressive shooting from C.J. Jackson (below), lock-tight defense from freshman Luther Muhammad, and hit the century mark for a blowout win Sunday over Purdue-Fort Wayne. Read more, including a rival coach’s assessment of what to expect from Ohio State basketball…in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Nov
11

Hal McCoy: Mikesell ‘Relieved’ He No Longer Needs Mom’s Help…

Thanks to a revamped lineup and a repaired Ryan Mikesell, the Flyers improved to 2-0 with a Saturday night massacre of Coppin State. Read Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros update.

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Nov
10

Loramie Enters Unchartered Waters…Redskins Shut Out Lehman In Regional Semi-Final

Collin Moore was electric, and the defense pitched a shutout. Loramie makes a statement about its football pedigree with regional semi-final win over Lehman.

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Nov
10

Buckeyes Grab Key Road Win Behind Defense, Special Teams

Ohio State holds Michigan State offense down in 26-6 victory … Defensive lineman Dre’Mont Jones gets touchdown with fumble recovery in end zone … Offense never really clicked, but punter Drue Chrisman had monster day. Read more OSU football by Doug Harris inside today’s PressPros.

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Nov
10

Bremen Falls In The Division IV Final….

The match, the title, and the season…New Bremen’s Blake Snider dives for a shot in Saturday’s Division IV title game with Tiffen Calvert. Seeking their second title in as many years, it was not to be on this day for the Cardinals. Read more on Press Pros.

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Nov
10

Rubber Match … Troy Bounced Out Of Playoffs By Anderson In Third Meeting

Troy took it to Anderson early, but a late interception — and the Redskins’ uptempo offense — sealed the Trojans’ playoff fate in a stunning 38-35 loss in the regional semifinals.

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Nov
9

Statement Win: Versailles Crushes Tuscarawas Valley In Division III…

In straight sets 18-10 Versailles dispatched a 25-2 team to advance to the Division III Finals on Saturday and proved that the power seat of state volleyball is to be found in west-central Ohio.

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Nov
8

Resurrection! Cardinals Stay Aggressive, And Win….!

Match point (above) when match point didn’t look possible. New Bremen comes from two games down to overtake Monroeville, and win the Div. IV semi-final. Cardinals play now for a second straight state title. Read about it in Press Pros.

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Nov
7

McCoy: Flyers Put North Fla. Ospreys In A ‘Pickle’

Redshirt freshman Obi Toppin made the most of a surprise start, and led the UD Flyers to an opening night win over the North Florida Ospreys at the ‘new’ UD Arena. Read about the Flyers winning debut from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
7

Buckeyes Ruin The House Warming…Beat UC 64-56

They only play once every fifty years, but the Ohio State Buckeyes walked into the renovated Fifth Third Bank Arena and beat UC at its own game, on its own court. Read Mark Znidar’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
6

The Reader Speaks…Nov. 6, 2018

Since our last post of reader comments we’ve had the largest increase yet of response to recent articles…on chicken salad from Wagner’s IGA, Friday night lights going out in your town, and one man’s gift back to nature. The rest…you can read for yourself. Enjoy the best of the last month in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
6

Week One, And Some Basis For The Argument…..

If you noticed, Week 1 of the high school football playoffs gave some evidence that for the sake of quality the process is too big…and too many teams that won’t remember their weekend experience fondly. Maybe there is merit to the argument that less is more. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
5

Seth Lonsway, And The Awaited….

The Buckeyes’ sophomore lefthander raised some eyebrows when he turned down the Reds’ signing offer to become a Buckeye. Now, he’s anxious to prove that the decision, and the wait for his debut has been worth it. Our profile on Celina’s Seth Lonsway in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
5

Seth Lonsway, And The Awaited….

The Buckeyes’ sophomore lefthander raised some eyebrows when he turned down the Reds’ signing offer to become a Buckeye. Now, he’s anxious to prove that the decision, and the wait for his debut has been worth it. Our profile on Celina’s Seth Lonsway in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
5

My (And Your) Memories Of Dan Thobe….

Few coaches you meet in this business make a truly indelible mark. Marion Local Dan Thobe was one of those, for his kindness and appreciation for everyone around him, even in the worst of times. He will be missed.

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