Marion Does…In Do Or Die!

Using a hounding, tough physical defense, and predictable offense, Marion Local became the latest to add to Versailles' woes, dealing the Tigers another frustrating fourth quarter loss Monday to take command of the MAC. Read about the game in today's latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Feb
13

Marion Does…In Do Or Die!

Using a hounding, tough physical defense, and predictable offense, Marion Local became the latest to add to Versailles’ woes, dealing the Tigers another frustrating fourth quarter loss Monday to take command of the MAC. Read about the game in today’s latest Press Pros inside feature.

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St. Henry’s Last Stand…Versailles ‘Skinned’ By U’h’lenhake’s Last-Second Shot
Feb
10

St. Henry’s Last Stand…Versailles ‘Skinned’ By U’h’lenhake’s Last-Second Shot

St. Henry’s Tyler Schlarman (#5, above) scored enough down the stretch to keep it close…and Curtis Uhlenhake gave a raucous crowd what it came to see…a dramatic finish and an end to Versailles’ conference unbeaten streak in Friday’s MAC showdown. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros MAC feature.

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Marion Marches On With Win Over Minster…!
Feb
3

Marion Marches On With Win Over Minster…!

High Flyers? Marion Local and Nate Bruns (above) gave evidence that they’re now fully in basketball mode Friday with a convincing 70-44 win over Minster. So the question now is…just how good is Marion, and can they play with the consistency of other area Division IV favorites. Read more in the latest MAC feature.

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Whatever Happened To:  Marion Local’s Ryan Bruns…?
Feb
1

Whatever Happened To: Marion Local’s Ryan Bruns…?

He was a ‘big’ deal at Marion Local. But now Ryan Bruns (above, center) is making a big deal out of Ohio Northern basketball, leading the team in scoring and blocked shots as a junior. And, he’s only getting started. Read more about his story in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Redskins Roll On:  St. Henry Over Minster In Do…Or Die!
Jan
30

Redskins Roll On: St. Henry Over Minster In Do…Or Die!

Right Atcha’! Tyler Schlarman (#5, above) and company made sure their streak of efficiency, defense, and wins continued Monday. St. Henry simply outplayed, and out-‘numbered’, Minster to stay in the contention for the MAC. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros MAC update.

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St. Henry Wins Ninth Straight With Comeback Over Wapakoneta
Jan
28

St. Henry Wins Ninth Straight With Comeback Over Wapakoneta

It took a little of everything..hard work, patience, some ‘grind’, and most of all…27 points from Tyler Schlarman and Zach Niekamp’s shot (above) that tied the game. St. Henry beat Wapakoneta Saturday night for its ninth straight win. Read more about the game in the latest MAC update on Press Pros.

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Versailles Silences The Crowd, Minster Offense, In MAC Win…
Jan
27

Versailles Silences The Crowd, Minster Offense, In MAC Win…

Versailles stays clean in league play, and Justin Ahrens built on his career scoring total. But it was the Tigers’ defense that made the biggest impression, holding Minster 18 points beneath their season’s average. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros MAC feature.

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When #1s Meet:  Versailles Stays ‘MAC’ Perfect With Win Over Minster
Jan
26

When #1s Meet: Versailles Stays ‘MAC’ Perfect With Win Over Minster

How Do You Stop Minster? Well, the Versailles Tigers tried by denying freshman Ivy Wolf, holding the Wildcats’ outstanding freshman to just four points in Thursday’s showdown. It helped the #1-ranked Tigers (D-III) stay unbeaten in MAC play with a 46-39 win over the #1-ranked Minster (D-IV). Read the latest Press Pros feature.

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History Made:  Ahrens Blows Up Scoring Record In Win Over Ft. Recovery
Jan
19

History Made: Ahrens Blows Up Scoring Record In Win Over Ft. Recovery

Keeping it in the family…Kyle Gehle (right, above) admitted it was nice to see the MAC scoring mark stay in Versailles. The new scoring champ, Justin Ahrens (left), made sure it did with 38 point Friday in the Tigers win over Fort Recovery. Read about the game and the record in the latest Press Pros update.

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Versailles Tops Sidney In Game Of Anticipated Matchups…
Jan
14

Versailles Tops Sidney In Game Of Anticipated Matchups…

The final score was almost secondary; because for most of the knowing that packed into Trent Arena Sunday to see Sidney versus Versailles…it was the matter of how Ahrens (above) versus Gordon would play out. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros basketball feature.

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Not According To The Rankings…Recovery Knocks Off #4 New Bremen
Jan
11

Not According To The Rankings…Recovery Knocks Off #4 New Bremen

It was hard to score…and in fact New Bremen didn’t score at all in one quarter of Thursday’s loss to Fort Recovery, and had just two points in another. And what’s stranger, Recovery was shut out for a quarter, as well. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Anna Wins At Marion…And How The ‘Tough’ Got Going!
Jan
7

Anna Wins At Marion…And How The ‘Tough’ Got Going!

They overcame a second half deficit in one of the toughest venues of all high school basketball to play, but Anna somehow found a way to offset emotion, the environment, and Tyler Mescher’s 1,000th point to come back and beat Marion Local. Read about it in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Roll Call:  Versailles’ Seniors Add Tipp’s Name To List
Jan
7

Roll Call: Versailles’ Seniors Add Tipp’s Name To List

The Red Devils gave it a gusty effort … including a shot to win in the final 10 seconds … but Versailles came up with a big defense stop to beat Tipp for the first time in four seasons. Read more about the game inside today’s feature by Greg Billing.

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St. Henry Wins:  Ft.Recovery ‘Skinned’ By Torrid Second Half Comeback
Jan
6

St. Henry Wins: Ft.Recovery ‘Skinned’ By Torrid Second Half Comeback

Stymied!…After sprinting to a 29-17 halftime lead, Cade Wendel (above, right) and the Fort Recovery Indians found the going tough in the second half…as host St. Henry outscored them 42-18 in a thrilling comeback win. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros MAC feature.

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Eye Of The Tiger:  A Stocking Stuffer For Versailles….
Dec
23

Eye Of The Tiger: A Stocking Stuffer For Versailles….

Brilliant at times, reckless at others, it featured two of the best individual performances of the 2017-18 season. And in the end…a well-earned and competitive win for Versailles over the rapidly improving Tipp Red Devils. Merry Christmas from Press Pros and our staff..while you read about the game in today’s weekend inside feature.

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The Holidays Revisited….Versailles Throttles Fort Loramie
Dec
23

The Holidays Revisited….Versailles Throttles Fort Loramie

The Versailles Lady Tigers wiped out three years of bad memories and bounced back from their only loss at the same time, using their height and experience to dominate Fort Loramie.

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‘Grinched’: Marion Local Spoils St. Henry’s Christmas Plans
Dec
22

‘Grinched’: Marion Local Spoils St. Henry’s Christmas Plans

Marion Local shot “lights out” (not the Christmas kind) on their way to a 77-40 win over MAC rival St. Henry, and a not-so-happy start to the Redskins’ holiday weekend. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature. And…Merry Christmas!

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Minster’s ‘Iron Men’ Outlast Lehman…De-clawed ‘Cats Now 2-0
Dec
21

Minster’s ‘Iron Men’ Outlast Lehman…De-clawed ‘Cats Now 2-0

It was contested…After a blazing Minster start Lehman came back to erase large deficits and pull within four points at the end of the game. But four was as close as the Cavaliers could get, losing to a ‘special effort’ by the Wildcats on Wednesday. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Versailles Stays Clean:  Tigers’ Subs Sink New Bremen
Dec
14

Versailles Stays Clean: Tigers’ Subs Sink New Bremen

No Changin’ Their Stripes…Kami McEldowney and the Versailles Tigers remained unbeaten, and thanks to a hot-shooting display from their bench…with a decisive win over another unbeaten in Thursday night MAC action. Read about the game in our Friday inside feature on Press Pros.

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Memories Of Roger Bacon Banished, For Now:  Versailles Passes The CJ Challenge
Dec
12

Memories Of Roger Bacon Banished, For Now: Versailles Passes The CJ Challenge

They wanted, and expected, a physical challenge from Chaminade Tuesday night. And the Versailles Tigers and A.J. Ahrens (above) got that, and passed with flying colors, shedding some bad memories with their effort. Read more on the game and outcome in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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