Archive for GWOC Feature
Apr
30

The Butler (Aviators) Did It, Again

Vandalia Butler takes advantage of four Tipp errors for the series sweep, winning Tuesday’s game in a pitcher’s duel, 2-1. Columnist Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros inside GWOC feature.

Share
Apr
16

Troy Defends Market Street, Knocks Off Centerville

The defense was shaky, but another solid pitching performance by Cole Brogan and some healthy hitting pushed Troy past Centerville in GWOC action Tuesday afternoon at Market Street Field. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

Share
Apr
15

As Egbert Goes, So Goes Tipp…1-Hitter Quiets G’ville

Tipp’s Kenton Egbert continued to roll, striking out 15, and dominating Greenville Monday in an impressive 4-0, 1-hit shutout. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Apr
10

Toopes, Indians Bounce Back Against Red Devils

Piqua starter Owen Toopes took Tippecanoe’s best shots, and two of them ricocheting off his foot, and helped the Indians knocked off the Red Devils 5-1 on Tuesday. Read more about the game from columnist Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros feature.

Share
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.

Share
Apr
1

No Joke: Tipp’s Egbert Tosses 16 K’s Against Sidney

Tipp’s senior Kenten Egbert wasn’t joking around Monday. The senior right-hander struck out 16 in Tipp’s 3-0 win against Sidney. Kenten tossed a two-hit, 16-strikeout complete game.

Share
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.

Share
Mar
3

Heartbreak Again: Jackets Fall To Springfield In Sect. Final

End of an era…An emotional Andre Gordon leaves the court for the final in his remarkable career at Sidney – 2,013 points, 550 assists, the Jackets’ all-time scoring leader, and a 20-win season in his senior year. “We gave it all we had,” said Gordon. Read more from Joe Neves as Sidney falls to Springfield in the Div. I sectional final.

Share
Feb
5

Too Many Aviators: Butler Flies By Versailles

High-flyin’….Butler’s Michael Kreill scores two of his 13 points during the Aviators 17-4 second half run Tuesday against Versailles. They’re impressive, ranked #9 in the state, and headed for a late-season GWOC North showdown next week with Sidney. Read more about them in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Jan
28

Gordon’s 42 Sets Record, Sends Sidney Past Wapak…

They came to see a show, a possible new scoring record, and oh yeah, a win. And Sidney’s Andre Gordon (#20, left) covered it all and sent everyone home happy, with the ‘Jackets’ win over Wapakoneta. Read more about a memorable night in Sidney…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Jan
26

Late Run Pushes Rams Past Yellow Jackets

Sidney gave Trotwood all it could handle for just over 27 minutes, but the Rams’ put the game away with a game-ending 26-7 run. Sidney’s Darren Taborn (photo) lofts a jumper over Trotwood’s Justin Stephens for two of his season-high 23 points.

Share
Jan
8

Troy Flips Course…Suffers Bad Second Half Loss To Fairborn

For sixteen minutes they played like the Duke Blue Devils. Then, in a total change of course in the third period they played like your average devil. In the end it amounted to another frustrating loss for the Troy Trojans. Read more on the game in today’s GWOC feature.

Share
Jan
5

Slump Buster … Tipp Ends Offensive Woes Vs. Versailles

After watching too many shots rattle in and out the last two games, Tipp shot itself out of a slump to sink the Versailles Tigers in a battle of state powers. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Dec
30

The Little Things Matter…Sidney Tops Wayne In OT

Ratez Roberts (blocking, left) played his best on both ends, while teammate Andre Gordon took control of the game in the second half. But it took an improbable three-pointer from an improbable source to set up a fantastic finish, and Sidney’s OT win over Wayne. Read more in today’s Press Pros.

Share
Dec
19

Game Of Runs: Sidney Rallies To Stun Butler

They made their run at the end…Josiah Hudgins (above) and Sidney scored more points in the final 7 minutes than it did in the first 29, erasing an 11 point deficit in the final 3 minutes of regulation and going on to stun previously unbeaten Vandalia Butler on the Aviators home floor. Read Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros. (Photo by Julie McMaken Wright)

Share
Dec
14

‘Dunkathon’: Sidney Handles Piqua From Above The Rim…

Friday Night ‘Special’…Sidney’s Andre Gordon was ‘special’, scoring a game-high 23 points…and about half of them from above the rim in the Yellow Jackets’ 74-46 win over Piqua. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Dec
7

Good, Better, Best…Sidney Does Sidney On Troy

Sidney held Troy to just five field goals in the first half, and Andre Gordon (below) served a reminder that he’s back home and ready to create havoc on the GWOC North. Not the prettiest, but the ‘Jackets took it anyway in a Friday win over the Trojans. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
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.

Share
Nov
3

What A Rush…Culp-Bishop Grinds Harrison In 48-7 Win

Troy’s Jayden Culp-Bishop joined Trojans legends Bob Ferguson and Ryan Brewer as 2,000-yard rushers in the Trojans program with a Troy playoff record 356 yards in a 48-7 opening-round win Friday. Read about the game from columnist Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros front page feature.

Share
Oct
27

Better Late Than Not At All…Troy Edges Piqua, 7-6

Piqua put up a fight, and put a scare into rival Troy. But in the end, the Trojans scored late in the fourth quarter to break the Indians’ bid for an upset, and a playoff berth, and walked away with a hard-fought 7-6 win. Read more on the game from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros front page feature.

Share