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Sep
12

McCoy: Flyers Shake Off Rust, Post 17-10 Win Over EIU

After not playing a game for 658 days, the University of Dayton football team failed to score in the first half and fell behind, 3-0, but behind runningback Jake Chisholm, quarterback Jack Cook and a completely new offensive line the Flyers took complete control in the second half to beat Eastern Illinois, 17-10. Read more UD Football by Hal McCoy inside todays Press Pros.

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Sep
11

The Bucs Stopped Here: Indians, Ouhl Throw Xenia For Loss

A big lead in one game and monsoon-like conditions in another prevented Piqua from throwing the ball during its first two games. On Friday night — a night where Piqua celebrated first responders and honored Patriots Day with post-game fireworks — the Indians gave Brady Ouhl the green light. The result was a pair of TD passes (including a 70-yarder) and a 35-6 victory.

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Sep
11

Troy Christian Flexes Muscle In Dominating Covington

Troy Christian encountered little resistance in its first ever league game, but the Eagles know the rest of the Three Rivers Conference schedule won’t be as inviting, starting with next week’s challenge from Milton-Union.

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Sep
11

Stokes, Coffman Make First Win Memorable In OT

Dublin Coffman made its first win this season both memorable and difficult, overcoming two kick-return touchdowns and overtime to edge cross-town rival Jerome and make a winner of new coach Geron Stokes.

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Sep
10

Darby Stays Perfect, Downs Davidson In Thriller

In a battle of high-powered rushing offenses, Hilliard Darby held off cross-town rival Davidson and star tailback Jonny Weir in a down-to-the-wire thriller that hinged on surprise ending (PressPros Feature Photo by John Hulkenberg)

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Sep
10

Ohio State Has Concerns, But Oregon Has Many More

Buckeyes are breaking in a new quarterback, there are injury concerns and the defense was sketchy in the opener, but the Ducks almost lost their opener against Fresno State and the fan base is getting weary of their team falling flat in important games. Mark Znidar’s preview in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
10

Arcanum Gets Physical Test, Wears Down Ansonia

The offense was hit and miss before Zade Shank scored on this sixty yard strike before halftime. But Arcanum’s defense rose to the occasion in the second half to help claim a physical win for the undefeated Trojans on Thursday night television. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
9

Former Oregon Fan Olave Hungry For Duck Soup

The Ohio State senior captain was not highly recruited until after his senior season at Mission Hills High School in San Ysidro, California, and by then former coach Urban Meyer had a commitment from the wide receiver.

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Sep
8

Forgotten Hits: The Song Everyone Loves, And Knows Nothing About….

It was written as a score for a prison movie 65 years ago, and Bobby Hatfield’s recording of it still stops people in their tracks. What you don’t know about ‘Unchained Melody’.

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Sep
8

Ohio State: 10,000 Tickets Available for Oregon

Head coach Ryan Day wants Ohio Stadium to be as loud as possible for a 12th-ranked Ducks team that has had one of the most prolific offenses in college football for more than a dozen seasons.

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Sep
7

Brian Kelly, Requiem For Humor In Sports, And Stroud’s Impressive Start

Not the biggest Brian Kelly fan, but you support a little humor in interviews?  Which is exactly what he did on ABC following Notre Dame’s win over Florida State. Or did you take it with a ‘woke’ perspective? And exactly what did you find wrong with CJ Stroud’s Buckeye debut? We’d like to know.

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Sep
6

Ohio State Opener Looks Pretty Good in Comparison

Forced to show their depth sooner than expected, new faces like linebacker Tommy Eichenberg (below) gave the Buckeyes plenty to feel good about from their opening win over Minnesota. Read Mark Znidar in Press Pros.

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Sep
5

Front Line Powers Troy Past Butler

It’ll likely come sooner than later for the Butler Aviators, but the Troy Trojans’ volleyball team kept a pair of streaks intact after Thursday’s three-set win. Troy’s Anna Boezi powers a shot past Butler’s Abby Plsek (13) and Olivia Follick (4)(all pictured above) Read more MVL volleyball inside today’s PressPros by Greg Billing.

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Sep
4

Off And Running: Troy Christian Stays Grounded To Beat Dayton Christian

With 35 players on the roster, Troy Christian coach Steve Nolan has concerns about his team’s depth with injuries. There’s no such worries at running back. The Eagles’ offense runs deep in the backfield … and they put it on display Friday night against Dayton Christian.

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Sep
2

Front Line Powers Troy Past Butler

It’ll likely come sooner than later for the Butler Aviators, but the Troy Trojans’ volleyball team kept a pair of streaks intact after Thursday’s three-set win. Troy’s Anna Boezi powers a shot past Butler’s Abby Plsek (13) and Olivia Follick (4)(all pictured above) Read more MVL volleyball inside today’s PressPros by Greg Billing.

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Aug
31

Mystery Man Stroud Getting Dream Shot With Buckeyes

Only teammates and coaches know exactly what the second-year quarterback from Rancho Cucamonga, California, might bring in the season opener against Minnesota on Thursday; Head coach Ryan Day calls this an opportunity for him rather than an accomplishment.

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Aug
30

Ohio State: Day Discusses His Beard and Good Start

The Big Ten and season opener is against Minnesota on Thursday in Minneapolis, and the third-day coach just wants a “gritty win” by any means necessary. Mark Znidar writes for Monday Press Pros.

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Aug
29

The ‘MAC’ In Washington County A Big Deal…

Curiosity and local enthusiasm was high in Washington County Saturday as the hometown Fort Frye Cadets hosted the MAC, and gave them a warm welcome of memorable proportion.

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Aug
29

“Too Much Went Wrong”… St. Henry Falls To Fort Frye

Their last gasp…Miserable conditions begat a miserable outcome for St. Henry after a long bus ride to Southeastern Ohio, where the Redskins saw a potential victory become a frustrating defeat. Bruce Hooley writes for Sunday Press Pros.

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Aug
28

Versailles Pulls Off Three-Set Rally To Stop Russia

Kenzie Bruggeman’s Versailles volleyball team faced an 0-2 deficit to the Russia Raiders on Saturday. She told herself she was okay with a three-set loss as long as the Tigers’ kept competing. They did … right into the fourth and fifth sets … capturing a stunning 3-2 victory at home.

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