Indians earn outright Miami Valley League Miami Division championship with 5th straight victory over Tippecanoe; Hike record to 5-0 with one game remaining in regular season. Mark Znidar writes 'MVL' for today’s Press Pros.

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Coleman’s Running, Stout Defense Power Piqua
Sep
27

Coleman’s Running, Stout Defense Power Piqua

Indians earn outright Miami Valley League Miami Division championship with 5th straight victory over Tippecanoe; Hike record to 5-0 with one game remaining in regular season. Mark Znidar writes ‘MVL’ for today’s Press Pros.

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For Old Times’ Sake…Tipp Upends Troy In Burgbacher Homecoming
Sep
19

For Old Times’ Sake…Tipp Upends Troy In Burgbacher Homecoming

A Tippecanoe victory over Troy has been a long time coming for the Red Devils. How long? How about since 1939. Tipp scored the go-ahead touchdown with 1:36 left in the fourth … then came out on the right side of some controversy … for one of the biggest wins in program history.

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Piqua Roughs Up Stebbins…5 Turnovers Aid In 27-0 Win
Sep
19

Piqua Roughs Up Stebbins…5 Turnovers Aid In 27-0 Win

Indians Everywhere…But an interception in the end zone by defensive back Braiden Strayer (below) kept the Stebbins Indians off the scoreboard Friday, helping the undefeated Piqua Indians to their fourth consecutive win and setting up next weekend’s showdown with Tipp. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Troy Finds Feature Back On Senior Night…In A Sophomore
Sep
5

Troy Finds Feature Back On Senior Night…In A Sophomore

Troy evens its record at 1-1, and unveiled a sophomore running back that captured the imagination of the moment, and who knows…the future? Since Nick Kawecki was in second grade, his father knew the now-sophomore speedster was destined to be a running back. And just as Jeff Kawecki first witnessed his son Nick breaking away […]

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Your Average 5-0, For Now…Troy Sweeps Butler
Sep
1

Your Average 5-0, For Now…Troy Sweeps Butler

They’re young, undefeated, and keeping Coach Michelle Owen on edge at all times.  But the Troy Trojans are undefeated in volleyball and prepping for a matchup with that team down the road. Tuesday night they swept the Butler Aviators. Read about it today’s Press Pros.

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Capitalizing On Mistakes…Piqua Turns Away Troy
Aug
29

Capitalizing On Mistakes…Piqua Turns Away Troy

Social distancing…Piqua’s Cory Miller does his best to distance himself from a Trojan tackler in Friday’s renewal of the ‘rivalry’. Piqua broke a four-game losing streak with a 26-10 win over Troy. Andy Anders writes the story for Saturday’s Press Pros.

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Ground  Pound: Strong Rush, Aggressive Defense Lifts Versailles
Aug
29

Ground Pound: Strong Rush, Aggressive Defense Lifts Versailles

Make no mistake, the Versailles Tigers can throw the football. They simply didn’t need to Friday night in a 34-14 victory at Anna highlighted by the Tigers’ ground-and-pound combo of a strong rushing attack and hard-hitting defense. Greg Billing shares the details.

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Sidney Rallies … But Butler Responds To The Challenge
Feb
16

Sidney Rallies … But Butler Responds To The Challenge

After beating Sidney by 3o and 48 points a season ago, Butler held off Sidney 51-48 in the first round of the Division I sectional tournament on Saturday that featured a pair of teams loaded with youthful potential. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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‘Jackets Stung:  Lose Lead, Game,To Tipp At The End
Feb
11

‘Jackets Stung: Lose Lead, Game,To Tipp At The End

Nightmare ending…Sidney’s Dominick Durr couldn’t bear to watch as he left the court, as Sidney squandered a pair of leads Tuesday, had an untimely mistake at the end, and lost to Tippecanoe on a last-second stickback. Read about the game on Press Pros.

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Troy Stays Alive In MVL Chase, Knocks Off Tipp
Feb
8

Troy Stays Alive In MVL Chase, Knocks Off Tipp

The Trojans used a pair of defensive stops late, then hit a clutch free throw with 52 seconds left to avenge an earlier loss to the Red Devils in a key Miami Valley League game Friday night. (Pictured) Troy’s Landyn Henry hits the game-winning free throw in front of the Red Devils Den. More from Greg Billing Friday Night.

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A Scramble For Tipp…But The Red Devils Get By Sidney
Feb
5

A Scramble For Tipp…But The Red Devils Get By Sidney

It wasn’t easy, and the way they did it was hardly indicative of their record.  But somehow, the Tipp girls did enough things right Wednesday to beat Sidney…and stay unbeaten in the MVL. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Jackets Get Defensive, Stretch Winning Streak To Six
Jan
29

Jackets Get Defensive, Stretch Winning Streak To Six

Sidney let a nine-point lead get away in the second half, but turned up the defensive pressure down the stretch to win for the 6th straight time. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros Miami Valley League feature.

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For Tipp, Good Things Come In Three’s In Win Over Piqua
Jan
25

For Tipp, Good Things Come In Three’s In Win Over Piqua

The Red Devils were red hot from three-point range on Friday night, knocking down 11 overall — and giving them 31 three’s in their last three games — to knock off the host Indians. Piqua’s Dre’Sean Roberts (pictured) gets the shot off as Tipp’s Nolan Mader goes for the block. More from Greg Billing Friday Night.

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Versailles Overcomes Adversity To Bounce Butler
Jan
21

Versailles Overcomes Adversity To Bounce Butler

Battling a tough Butler team and boisterous student section, the Versailles boys basketball team got the last word with an impressive 53-45 victory in overtime on Tuesday night. Versailles’ Michael Stammen (pictured) drives the lane as Butler’s Quincy Rackley defends. More from Greg Billing Friday Night.

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Think What You Will…Sidney Rolls Again, Over Northmont
Jan
21

Think What You Will…Sidney Rolls Again, Over Northmont

Sidney again showed that even without Andre Gordon they’re formidable, streaking past Northmont Tuesday for their 13th win. No stars anymore, just hard-working kids willing to share the load and win on their own. Read more about them in today’s Press Pros.

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Tipp Drops Heart-Breaker To Stebbins In Double OT
Jan
15

Tipp Drops Heart-Breaker To Stebbins In Double OT

Tipp’s up and down season continued with another example of the downs – a double overtime loss to visiting Stebbins on a shot at the end that wouldn’t go ‘down’. Greg Billing shares the story in today’s Press Pros.

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 Troy Beats Piqua In Hess’s First Rivalry Game
Jan
11

 Troy Beats Piqua In Hess’s First Rivalry Game

First-year Trojan head coach Mark Hess’ first taste of the Battle on the Great Miami will be a fond one, as his team battled to defeat the Piqua Indians 60-47 on Friday night…in Piqua! Luke Severt writes the story for Press Pros.

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Reason To Cheer … Sidney Wraps Up Another Win
Jan
4

Reason To Cheer … Sidney Wraps Up Another Win

The holidays are over, but the Yellow Jackets are providing cheer throughout Sidney with a 9-0 start following a big win over West Carrollton. Devin Taborn’s New Year’s (#4, below) came a couple days late in Friday night’s win against West Carrollton as he waited for the ball to drop.

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Yellow Jackets Win Game Of The Year (So Far)
Dec
21

Yellow Jackets Win Game Of The Year (So Far)

The Sidney Yellow Jackets and Troy Trojans played even the entire night, contesting every rebound, and needing overtime (thanks to a buzzer beater) before Sidney emerged a winner. Read more from Luke Severt in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Tipp Tops Piqua…Indians Struggle To Third Loss
Dec
10

Tipp Tops Piqua…Indians Struggle To Third Loss

Next man up…Tippecanoe is off to an impressive 3-1 start, even without their best scoring threat. But Ben Knostman (below, #24) and his teammates stepped up Tuesday in complementing fashion with a solid win over Piqua. Read more on the game in today’s Press Pros.

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