The Piqua Indians ran into a hot quarterback (Jackson Kuhn, below), missed some opportunities, made some mistakes, made a run...and at game's end came up a play short in a Division II loss to Cincinnati Anderson. Read more.

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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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Siler, O’ Line Lead Troy To Big Win Over Piqua
Nov
2

Siler, O’ Line Lead Troy To Big Win Over Piqua

Troy quarterback Brayden Siler runs for 4 touchdowns, and his offensive line dominates, as Troy wins its 4th straight in county rivalry game with Piqua. Mark Znidar writes the story in today’s Press Pros home page feature.

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Troy Puts Tough Luck Loss Behind Them…’Piqua’ Week
Oct
26

Troy Puts Tough Luck Loss Behind Them…’Piqua’ Week

Troy’s late surge, and Brayden Siler (below) fell short in a heart-breaking loss to Xenia. But this is no time for what might have been. This is ‘Piqua’ week! Read about the Trojans’ loss in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Billing:  Piqua’s Hot Hand Cools Off Greenville
Oct
19

Billing: Piqua’s Hot Hand Cools Off Greenville

Indians’ junior Ca’ron Coleman rushed for three touchdowns, picked off a pass and broke up another as Piqua made Greenville’s path to the postseason more difficult. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Kings For A Night: Green Wave D Swarms Red Devils
Oct
5

Kings For A Night: Green Wave D Swarms Red Devils

Greenville and running back Marcus Wood (#1, below) spoiled Tippecanoe’s homecoming festivities with a methodical offense and a few turnovers to stay in contention for the Miami Valley League title. Greg Billing writes the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Troy Turns Up Heat, Blemishes Tipp’s Record…
Oct
2

Troy Turns Up Heat, Blemishes Tipp’s Record…

Let’s party….It took them five sets to do it, but a dogged effort by Troy Wednesday finally knocked Tipp from the ranks of the unbeatens, and moved the Trojans from underdogs to top dogs. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Trojans’ Second Half Surge Sinks Green Wave
Sep
28

Trojans’ Second Half Surge Sinks Green Wave

Behind a strong defensive effort and quarterback Brayden Siler’s five touchdowns, Troy remained atop the Miami Valley League’s Miami Division after beating up-and-coming Greenville. Columnist Greg Billing writes the story for Press Pros.

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Piqua Turns Up Heat, Pounds Sidney, Takes ‘Helmet’
Sep
21

Piqua Turns Up Heat, Pounds Sidney, Takes ‘Helmet’

Ca’ron Coleman led them in rushing, and the Piqua Indians’ offense held the ball twice as long as the Sidney Yellow Jackets. So in turn, the Indians kept possession of the Battered Helmet with a 29-0 win Friday at home. Greg Billing writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Deja Vu:  Versailles Loses Two-Set Lead, Match, To Troy
Sep
14

Deja Vu: Versailles Loses Two-Set Lead, Match, To Troy

Deja vu comeback…Once again prosperity eludes the Versailles Tigers as the Troy Trojans used hustling plays from Emmie Jackson (below) to overcome a two-set deficit and win in five sets over the Tigers. Read more in today’s Press Pros.

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Trojan’s Air Game Upends Aviators…Troy Goes 2-0
Sep
7

Trojan’s Air Game Upends Aviators…Troy Goes 2-0

Troy’s passing game, led by quarterback Brayden Siler, did enough to deliver Friday night and ground the Butler Aviators. Troy’s Kevin Walter’s (pictured) went over the century mark for the second straight game with 104 yards on 13 carries.

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Versatile CJ Pulls Away From Piqua
Aug
31

Versatile CJ Pulls Away From Piqua

While Piqua’s inexperienced offense continues to be a work in progress, Chaminade Julienne’s veteran group has the potential to be a work of art. Greg Billing writes about the Eagles’ opening night win over Piqua in today’s Press Pros.

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Trojans Net Another Win
Aug
29

Trojans Net Another Win

A potent offense and strong serve reception game has the Trojans in the hunt for MVL championship. Troy’s Hallie Westmeyer (11), Brianna Slusher (10) and Lauren Schmitz (13) threw a block party at Vandalia’s Student Activity Center on Thursday.

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The ‘Dean’ Is Still Here…And Looking For More In Piqua
Aug
1

The ‘Dean’ Is Still Here…And Looking For More In Piqua

Starting his 27th season as coach of the Piqua Indians, Bill Nees has his sights set on 200 wins with the ever-present optimism that 2019 might again be the start of something big in ‘Indian Nation’. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Burgbachers Back In Tipp…Old Broom, New Handle
Jul
13

Burgbachers Back In Tipp…Old Broom, New Handle

With August camp just three weeks away, Tippecanoe’s Matt Burgbacher is enjoying the familiarity of home and friends like Dale Pittenger (above)…and the challenge of making the Red Devils again what they once were…before he left for Troy. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Football 2019: Dan Gress, And A Good First Impression
Jul
8

Football 2019: Dan Gress, And A Good First Impression

Are you ready for some football? The first year coach of the Troy Trojans is young, enthusiastic, and positive…a product of great football upbringing. Now, all he has to do is live up to a winning tradition. The Dan Gress story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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