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Feb
15

Opening Weekend…And The ‘Art’ Of Baseball

For a kid who grew up reading Sport Magazine and Sports Illustrated, the start of a baseball season means opportunity to emulate the work of my heroes…the photographers (then and now) who gave us reason to dream. Read our latest post from opening weekend in Port Charlotte, Florida.

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Feb
15

Znidar: Injuries Plague Buckeyes As Much As Inconsistency

They just can’t seem to get healthy!  Seven players in rotation for the Buckeyes have sat out for stretches going into Saturday’s game against Purdue. Mark Znidar tells you story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
14

Ah, Nuts! Buckeyes Disappointed In Opening Loss

It didn’t go as planned…But St. Joe played well on opening day – pitched well, hit a pair of home runs – while the Buckeyes did not. They fell to the Hawks, 7-3. Read more about it in the latest Press Pros update from Florida.

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Feb
13

Opening Weekend: Another Year, And Still No Progress….!

Another year and the can gets kicked farther down the road with baseball and softball…and the prospects for high school kids who deserve to play in a better, competitive opportunity. Read our latest baseball post from opening weekend in Florida

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Feb
13

Ohio State Blows Big Lead, Hangs On To Beat Rutgers

Kaleb Wesson and Chris Holtmann are upbeat despite near collapse as the Bucukeyes win for the fourth time in the last five games. Mark Znidar writes how Ohio State won it 16th game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
12

McCoy: UD Explodes To Big Lead, Buries Rhode Island

Sixth-ranked UD got off to a blistering start, played stifling defense, added a little Toppin (below), and cruised to an eventual 81-67 Tuesday win over Rhode Island at the Arena. Hal McCoy writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
9

Tournament Time Is Almost Here…This Week In Basketball

There are still a couple of league titles up for grabs…one area team has its sights set on ending a long, long post-season losing streak…and the top ranked small school girls team in the state will have a busy week before starting tournament play.

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Feb
9

Buckeyes A Road ‘No-Show’ In Loss To Wisconsin

They had ten first-half turnovers, played sketchy defense, and Kaleb Wesson had an off game.  It all worked together to end the Buckeyes’ winning streak at three games.

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Feb
9

Why Hegy’s Back?…’Riders ‘Rough’ Up Minster

Size does matter…as Minster’s Trent Roetgerman (below, in white) and the Wildcats discovered against St.Marys superior size and Austin Parks. However, the Wildcats played tough, and played well in a losing effort. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Feb
8

MAC Bowling Tourney…The Girls’ Side Of Things

While they bowl for their school’s place in the final standings this weekend, bowling has taken on a far more significant meaning to girls who are using the sport and its competitive opportunity to look beyond high school and into the future. Read about it in our latest bowling feature.

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Feb
8

Buckeyes Prep For Four In A Row At Wisconsin….

Buckeyes shoot for four in a row at Wisconsin, and the play of guard Duane Washington is pivotal, making up for lost points and minutes from freshman point guard DJ Carton. Mark Znidar writes for today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
7

Songs Lost…Everlasting Love And The Ultimate One-Hit Wonder

You’ll not only know this song, you’ll play the embedded recording here over and over. Sadly, it’s the ONLY song that Carl Carlton ever recorded that you, or anyone, ever remembered.

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Feb
6

The Reader Speaks…Feb. 7, 2020

The latest mail received from January posts…on wood stoves…poor shooting in high school basketball…loyalty to the Browns…cheating in baseball…and equal time for unequal performance. Your comments to Press Pros in today’s inside feature.

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Feb
4

Sidney Holds Off Troy For Key MVL Win

After an ugly first quarter, Sidney and Troy settled down for a Miami Valley League clash that came down to the final seconds. The Yellow Jackets held on for the 60-54 victory to sweep the season series on Tuesday. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
4

Ohio State, Michigan Sharing Same Life Raft In Rough Big Ten

The resumes of the two old rivals are similar,  and so, too, could be their chances of getting at-large bids to the NCAA tournament.  Some preview thoughts from Mark Znidar on Tuesday’s OSU-Michigan matchup.

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Feb
3

Minster Squanders Lead, Loses In 2 OTs To Carroll

Situational…In the end, Carroll made big shots in the fourth quarter, and guard Sarah Ochs (below) hit free throws when it mattered to give the Patriots a 67-65 win over Minster in double overtime. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
2

How Craig Stammen Does It…A Look At A Day’s Work

The steady, every-day reliever for the San Diego Padres has a new contract and new motivation as he prepares to leave for spring training. And for those local players who wonder how those at the top get ready to play, Craig Stammen recently shared his winter routine. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
2

Why Baseball Has Our Hearts….

Two weeks prior to the debut of another college baseball season, players, parents, and fans come together to defy six more weeks of winter – to focus on something more appealing, and unifying, than issues of health and politics. Can better days be that far away?

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Feb
2

The Season Heads To The Finish Line…This Week In Basketball

The Fort Loramie Lady Redskins are the last area unbeaten team as the season heads into the home stretch…The Anna Rockets had another sizzling week…Arcanum and Tri-Village will decide the girls Cross County Conference title this week…and the boys tournament draw will be held next Sunday. Read about it in This Week In Basketball.

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Feb
1

Shoot! Offensive Woes Hurt Milton-Union In Tough Loss

Milton-Union has struggled since a 10-2 start, but the Bulldogs are confident they can rebound to post the program’s first winning season since 2012-13. More from Greg Billing Friday Night.

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