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Mar
4

Second Inning Costs Ohio State In Loss To B-C

The Buckeyes give up five unearned runs in a disastrous second inning and end up settling for series split against Bethune-Cookman in Daytona. Read Mark Znidar’s take on things in today’s Press Pros update.

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Mar
4

Adults Behaving Badly…At A Basketball Game?

It’s happening on an increasing scale – people being escorted from high school sporting events for behavior unbecoming the example of character and sportsmanship, the thing we most want to teach the kids. And the question is…why does it matter that much? Read more in today’s inside feature.

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Mar
4

Last Call: The Hal McCoy Scholarship Award, 2019

If you want a career like that of our resident hall of fame columnist Hal McCoy, or if you just want to train someone to be like Hal, you might want to read, and apply, for an annual Press Pros opportunity that can help your dream come true.

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Mar
3

West Ignites Ohio State’s Win Over Bethune-Cookman

On a humid, windy 82-degree day, the Buckeyes scored 14 runs the first two innings and went on to win the third game of the four-game series with no sweat.

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Mar
3

What Real Reds Fans Will Miss When Marty’s Gone….

The clock is ticking on the final days of Marty Brennaman’s tenure as Reds broadcaster, and with it…probably the last days of someone with a legitimate platform telling us the truth about athletes, sports, and what he sees.

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Mar
2

The ‘Dirvish’ Rolls On: “Like Beating Auriema…”

Off and running…Fort Loramie has stormed through the Division IV tournament so far. Saturday they won their 24th district title, and did it so convincingly as to bear comparison to an even higher standard of basketball. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Mar
2

The ‘Dirvish’ Rolls On: “Like Beating Auriema…”

Off and running…Colleen Brandewie’s feet barely hit the floor (left), symbolic of how Fort Loramie has stormed through the Division IV tournament so far. Saturday they won their 24th district title, and did it so convincingly as to bear comparison to an even higher standard of basketball. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Mar
2

Ohio State Can’t Put Pitching, Hitting Together…Lose To Bethune-Cookman

The Buckeyes lack of quality at bats, especially with runners on base, strikes again in their third one-run loss in four games. Columnist Mark Znidar made the trip and writes the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
2

McCoy: Flyers Wake Up Late, Upset By Rhode Island

The Flyers fiddled as the Rams caught fire, and it cost them an embarrassing home overtime loss that should have never gotten to that point. The Ides of March, indeed! Read about the game from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
1

Four-gone Conclusion … Redskins Return To District For Fourth Straight Time

Perfect ending … Fort Loramie’s five seniors cap undefeated run through D-IV sectional tournament with 33-23 victory against Ansonia. Columnist Greg Billing shares the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
28

“Wishin’ And Hopin'”…

On this date fifteen years ago…the passing of a name you might not know, but for the sake of her contribution to the world of music, one you should never forget!

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Feb
28

Franklin Monroe Cancels Covington’s Season In Sect. Final

Headache, heartache for Lauren Christian (above)…They used clutch first half shooting and a stifling defense to do it. Franklin Monroe atones for an earlier loss, knocking league rival Covington out of the Division IV sectional finals at Brookville High School. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
27

Ahrens Explodes For 29 In Bucks’ Win Over Iowa

The Buckeyes’ freshman from tiny Versailles, Ohio burst on the scene Tuesday to lead them over #22-ranked Ohio, and give hope yet for an at-large bid in the NCAA tournament. Mark Znidar writes about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
25

The “Eye of the Tiger”… for Versailles!

Versailles used a smothering defense to frustrate Anna and avenge a defeat from earlier in the season with a convincing 48-26 win in the sectional final at Covington High School.

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Feb
25

Brent Todys…And The Hometown Dream

A year ago this time no one had heard of him. Now, after two weeks it’s hard to talk about Ohio State baseball without mentioning him. Welcome to the unlikely, whirlwind story…of catcher Brent Todys.

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Feb
24

Buckeyes ‘Role’ Up ORU…Play For Weekend Split

All lined up for Dominic…Buckeye hitters were waiting to greet Dom Canzone after his fifth inning homer broke open Sunday’s 8-3 win over Oral Roberts. Read more on the Buckeyes’ latest win in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
24

Ohio State Again No Match No. 24 Maryland

The Buckeyes again showed why they have both feet firmly planted in pails of hardened cement as a middle of the pack team, a work in progress for better days in the future. Read Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
24

The Grind Begins – Sidney Gets Past Carroll

Defense,rebounding,and just enough offense lifted Sidney’s 4th-seeded Yellow Jackets past 12th-seeded Carroll in a rugged D-I tournament opener Saturday night. And that Andre Gordon fella’ helped out too. Read Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
24

McCoy: UD Takes Revenge On Saint Louis With A ‘Redout’

The Flyers avenge an earlier defeat to St. Louis in front of a packed house…with balanced scoring, and an in-your-face effort on the boards. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the Flyers win in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
23

Things You See, And Some Ballpark Stats….

We’re about 1,400 miles from home, and decidedly in the land of how the other half lives. Corpus Christi is an interesting place, and on day one of the Buckeyes’ road trip…a hard place to hit a baseball.

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