Archive for GWOC Feature
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.

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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.

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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
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.

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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.

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Oct
20

Butler Did It … Aviators’ Defense Helps Dish Out 27-9 Win Over Sidney

Who’s Got It?…Butler senior Nicholas Coyle’s 59-yard touchdown off a fumble return keyed the Aviators’ playoff push, while denying Sidney consecutive winning seasons for the first time since the mid-1990s. Read more in the latest Press Pros GWOC feature by columnist Greg Billing.

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Oct
13

Butterfingers, But Butler Hangs On Enough To Beat Piqua….

Butler nearly fumbled away a golden opportunity against Piqua, but the Aviators escape with a 27-25 win over rival Piqua. Read Andy Anders’ story of the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
13

Gift Of Grab: Trojans’ Secondary Picks Off Sidney Six Times…

All four members of Troy’s starting secondary had interceptions, including three by Weston Smith, as the Trojans’ top-ranked GWOC defense held Sidney in check for a 38-19 win. Greg Billing writes the story for Press Pros.

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Oct
6

Block Party: Trojans Celebrate Victory With Special Teams Play

Troy’s special teams stuffed a pair of Butler punt attempts and Jaydon Culp-Bishop rushed for more than 200 yards in his third straight game to help the Trojans spoil the Aviators’ homecoming with a 25-0 win. Columnist Greg Billing tells the story in today’s Press Pros GWOC feature.

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Sep
22

Trojans Fall From Ranks Of The Unbeaten…To Miamisburg

The defense played hard, but Troy’s offense sputtered – a horrible first half put them in a hole – and Miamisburg proved to be their match defensively. The net result…the Trojans suffered their first loss of the season Friday to the Vikings. Read Greg Billing’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
8

After Honoring Past, Troy Shows It Has A Bright Future, Too…

Hall of Fame Night started the festivities, and Jaydon Culp-Bishop (above, #8) had a party of his own. The Troy Trojans capped the night by decking Cincinnati Turpin with a 29-7 victory in a key Division II, Region 8 game. Read about the game from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
1

Thunderstruck … Troy’s Defense Delivers The Boom To Stop Xenia

Returning to Xenia on Saturday, Troy needed one defensive stop to win. The Trojans got it by stuffing the Buccaneers on fourth-and-3 on Troy’s 43-yard line to preserve a 21-14 victory. Enough offense, and the same dependable Trojan defense…they move to 2-0. Read more from Greg Billing in the latest GWOC feature.

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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 Chieftans, 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
25

Tippecanoe Opens Season With Heartbreaking Loss To Bellbrook

The Tippecanoe Red Devils fought hard but fell short to the Bellbrook Golden Eagles Friday night, breaking in some fresh faces on their new turf field. Read more on GWOC football inside today’s edition of PressProsMagazine.com by Andy Anders.

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Jul
13

Summer Grid Profiles: Trojans’ Horse As Versatile As They Come….

He may be Troy’s most versatile impact player in years, which is just the way senior tight end Spencer Klopfenstein wants it. The more he can play, the better! Are you ready for some football? Check out today’s inside feature from columnist Greg Billing.

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May
6

Miscues Ruin Trojans’ Mood On Cinco De Mayo

Seven errors, eight walks lead to uncharacteristic pedestrian outing for Troy in loss to Lakota West. A rundown finally catches up with Lakota West’s Andrew Brownley (above), when he was tagged out by Troy’s short-stop Cole Brogan. Read more on GWOC baseball in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
30

Troy Withstands Late Piqua Rally To Win….

Can you guess who? It was a little dry on the base paths Monday, which made Troy’s Jake Daniel hard to recognize as he slid headfirst into third base. The Trojans scored a pair of runs late to beat Piqua at Market Street Field, 7-5. Read more on an interesting game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
25

Baseball Is A Funny Game: Just Ask Troy…!

Twenty four hours after seeing Tuesday’s game slip through their hands, Troy’s Cole Brogan (above) took matters into his own hands, pitching a run-rule shortened three-hit shutout to beat Tipp City, 11-0. Read more on the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
21

Tipp Wins Its 15th…Over Former CBC Rival Kenton Ridge

Tipp used its pitching and attention to the ‘little things’ to notch its 15th win of the season over former CBC rival Kenton Ridge. Read more about the game from Greg Billing in the latest Press Pros feature on GWOC baseball.

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Apr
18

Facing McDonagh A Tall Task

Troy’s 5-9 hurler, Derek McDonah, overpowers Butler to win first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader. And hey, it’s been a good week – a really good week – for McDoonah. Read more about it, and GWOC baseball, from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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