Archive for SCL Feature
Sep
10

Loramie Extends String To 8…Three Straight Over Anna

Playing as well as any team in southwest Ohio, Fort Loramie ‘extended’ its string of dominance at Anna’s expense Tuesday…straight sets in a win over the Rockets. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
3

To Early To Talk Standard? Loramie Romps Over JC

Nothin’ Doing…For the second time in as many matches Fort Loramie defeated an area power in volleyball Tuesday and did it straight-set fashion.  It prompts the question…are they just good, better, or best in area Division IV? Or is it too soon for that? Read today’s Press Pros feature.

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Aug
31

Honors Course…Loramie Sweeps The Champs

Playing as well as you could possibly play after seven matches, Fort Loramie served notice of the best being yet to come with a three-set sweep Saturday over D-III champ Versailles. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Jun
20

Doseck And Cordonnier Honored As SCL Standouts…

Two of the best examples of scholar-athletes you can find, Russia’s Jenna Cordonnier and Anna’s Griffin Doseck garnered end-of-the-year Press Pros honors and a sponsor’s scholarship for the Shelby County League. Read about them in today’s Press Pros.

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Jun
1

After Three Days Minster, Russia Finally Get To Play!

Minster led from the first pitch in its Division IV regional semifinal game. Russia lost on the final pitch in its D-IV semifinal. After three days of waiting the Wildcats and Raiders finally got to play ball! Minster junior starter Austin Brown (Pictured) held Mechanicsburg in check with six hits, two walks and three strikeouts.

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Apr
23

Loramie “Rusty” In Encore Win Over Versailles….

Right out of the chute…Fort Loramie took advantage of Versailles mistakes and too many free bases to score early, score often, and shoot down a runner at the plate in the third inning. The Redskins won 9-3 Monday night at Fifth-Third Field. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Apr
2

A Loramie Win In Two Words…Shuts Out Marion

Fort Loramie won its fourth consecutive game on Tuesday as senior Jared Middendorf was as good as you could possibly want, dominating in a 4-0, 1-hit win over the Marion Local Flyers. Read more about the game, and Middendorf, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Mar
31

Loramie Makes Statement, Beats W’Burg In Chilli’ Classic

Fort Loramie showed their quality – good pitching, defense, timely hitting, and a strong closing effort by Griffin Meyer (below) to knock off former champ Wheelersburg in the Chillicothe Classic Saturday. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
17

Disappointment At Trent – Rockets Fall In Regional Final

The further you go, the more it hurts when it ends. Anna’s sensational season comes to a sour end as Purcell Marian rolls in the Regional Final. Read Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
8

#1 Fort Loramie, #2 Minster To Play For A Trip To Columbus

Minster and Fort Loramie both had their stressful moments Thursday, but in the end both advanced for a rematch of last year’s Division IV regional final…with a berth in Columbus at stake. Joe Neves writes the story in today’s 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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Feb
19

On The Body Of Work: Anna Rolls Russia To Wrap Season

It was never close, and there was never a doubt Tuesday – or all season – who the best team in the Shelby County League would be come title, or tournament time. Anna and Griffin Doseck (left) left no doubt of it Tuesday with a reminding win over Russia. Read about the Rockets in today’s Press Pros.

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Feb
2

Billing: Jackson Center Hands Anna Their First Loss

Anna was looking to clinch back-to-back league titles. Jackson Center had its back against the wall. The SCAL rivals played a thriller in front of a packed house that saw the Tigers avenge an earlier 17-point defeat with a 51-47 win. Read more about Jackson Center handing Anna its first loss of the season…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
26

Banks Open Late…Platfoot’s Half-Court Shot Trips Loramie

Man of the hour…His teammates mob Jackson Center’s Trent Platfoot after his half-court shot at the buzzer gave the Tigers a late come-from-behind win over Fort Loramie Friday. Read more about the game, and how it end, in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Jan
22

Trojans Shoot Down Jets…Is Botkins’ Time At Hand?

They have balanced scoring, play aggressive defense, and there’s a youthful energy that portends great things ahead for Zane Paul (#4, left) and the Botkins Trojans. They have their best prospects for basketball success in years, and winners of eight of their last ten…they’re making a fast list of believers. Read more about Botkins in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Jan
19

Loramie Answers The Bell

Fort Loramie’s balanced attack paces the Redskins to a season sweep of Russia in another close finish. Read more of Greg Billing’s story inside today’s feature.

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Jan
13

Loramie “Wins The Moment” Over Minster….

Huge Moments, And Missed Moments…It took a pair of overtimes to do it, and there was the matter of missed opportunities by both teams to win it in regulation, but a big three-pointer by Dana Rose (left) helped Fort Loramie finally survive and hand Minster its first defeat. Read more in the latest Press Pros feature.

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Jan
12

Extra! Extra! … Russia Goes OT To Stop Jackson Center

The look on TJ Esser’s face tells it all as he watches the ball go out-of-bounds from his touch, giving Russia possession in OT. Raiders perfect from free-throw line in OT to avenge earlier loss to Tigers in another tough SCAL battle. Read more on the OT battle between Jackson Center and Russia by Greg Billing in today’s feature of Press Pros.

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Jan
6

Anna Stays Clean, Barely, With Heart-Stopping Win Over Marion Local

Pressure-packed, and heart-stopping…Describes the action Saturday as Anna and Marion Local battled down the final thirty seconds before the Rockets salvaged a 68-67 win to remain unbeaten. Read more about the game in the latest Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Jan
5

Jackson Center’s Defense Clamps Down On Fairlawn

Jackson Center’s stingy man defense held Fairlawn to a season low in points in the Tigers’ 47-27 SCAL victory on Friday night. Read more on the Jackson Center win by Greg Billing inside today’s feature of Press Pros.

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