Why Winter Looks Like Winning…In Fort Loramie

Armed with a veteran lineup of shooters, five seniors (above), and size, Corey Britton and Fort Loramie basketball can’t wait for cold weather...and some hot nights! Read some earnest pre-season basketball anticipation from the Shelby County League in today's Press Pros inside feature.

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Why Winter Looks Like Winning…In Fort Loramie
Nov
13

Why Winter Looks Like Winning…In Fort Loramie

Armed with a veteran lineup of shooters, five seniors (above), and size, Corey Britton and Fort Loramie basketball can’t wait for cold weather…and some hot nights! Read some earnest pre-season basketball anticipation from the Shelby County League in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Staying In The Moment … And The Regional Tournament
Nov
2

Staying In The Moment … And The Regional Tournament

Fort Loramie keeps its focus to fend off Russia in D-IV regional semifinals with a four-set victory. The Redskins spread the ball around to keep the Raiders off balance and set up a regional final clash with a familiar foe. Read more on the semi-regional win by Greg Billing inside today’s feature.

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District Volleyball:  Shelby County League Sweeps Through District!
Oct
29

District Volleyball: Shelby County League Sweeps Through District!

Jackson Center and Raquel Kessler (#13, above) served notice Saturday that the Division IV champion in 2017 would again have to go through the Shelby County League. Russia, Jackson, and Fort Loramie swept through the district finals, unbeaten. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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No Love From Russia…Raiders Take Sectional Title
Oct
25

No Love From Russia…Raiders Take Sectional Title

Admiring onlookers…Russia libero Whitney Pleiman (above, in white) made it tough for Cedarville to score before an admiring audience of bench and coach Aaron Watkins. And the Raiders’ bigger, athletic front line took care of the offense. Bottom line…Russia takes the Division IV sectional title Wednesday. Read more.

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Russia Plays Spoiler To Loramie…2nd Place Like Kissing Your Sister
Oct
10

Russia Plays Spoiler To Loramie…2nd Place Like Kissing Your Sister

Just win, baby!….Russia’s Cameo Wilson (#12, above) leads the cheers at match point as Russia denied Fort Loramie a share of the Shelby County League title Tuesday in a four-set win. Read more about the match, and what it meant, in today’s Press Pros SCL feature.

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A Match With No Easy Points…Jackson Center Outlasts Russia
Sep
21

A Match With No Easy Points…Jackson Center Outlasts Russia

Jackson Center’s Racquel Kessler was dominant with 29 kills, and after dropping the opening set, Jackson came back to beat Russia in five. Read more about Thursday’s Shelby County League showdown in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Revenge Comes In Green…Anna Pays Loramie A Visit, And Payback!
Sep
19

Revenge Comes In Green…Anna Pays Loramie A Visit, And Payback!

All Night Long…Loramie struggled to keep up, and the Anna girls could hardly have played better Tuesday, atoning for an early loss to Ft. Loramie a month ago. They beat the Redskins in four sets. Read more in our latest update on Shelby County League volleyball in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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East Surprises Fort Loramie: Vikings Catch Redskins At The End
Sep
16

East Surprises Fort Loramie: Vikings Catch Redskins At The End

Fort Loramie’s mistakes were huge, and paved the way for visiting Miami East to hang around long enough to eventually capture a thrilling outcome. Read more on Greg Billing’s story inside today’s feature on Press Pros.

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Tables Turned:  Loramie Shuts Out Russia In SCL Volleyball
Sep
14

Tables Turned: Loramie Shuts Out Russia In SCL Volleyball

Redskins rise to the occasion…Behind a sterling defensive effort, Fort Loramie exacted a measure of pride in dispatching Russia in a straight-set win. Read about how they did it, and who did it, in today’s Press Pros feature on Shelby County League volleyball.

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Tuesday Night Knockabout:  Russia Takes Anna Down In Five…
Sep
5

Tuesday Night Knockabout: Russia Takes Anna Down In Five…

Whitney Pleiman’s effort (above) was indicative of the game and the atmosphere Tuesday when Anna and Russia locked up in Shelby County League volleyball action. Russia took the match in five exciting games. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Who’s Playin’?…Loramie Shuts Out Botkins In Volleyball
Aug
29

Who’s Playin’?…Loramie Shuts Out Botkins In Volleyball

Working hard to build back to state tournament contention, Fort Loramie and Emily Austin (in black, above) took down Shelby County rival Botkins Tuesday night in three games. Read more about the game, and Coach John Rodgers rebuilding effort in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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JC “Under Construction”:   Building A New Legacy…
Aug
17

JC “Under Construction”: Building A New Legacy…

Veteran coach Kim Metz begins her 30th season as head coach of the Jackson Center Tigers, with back to back state titles, and plenty of holes to fill. A little volleyball for your pleasure if you take the time to read today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Special Delivery:  Monnier Delivers Russia To Division IV Final…
Jun
2

Special Delivery: Monnier Delivers Russia To Division IV Final…

Who Da’ Thunk It? The Russia Raiders pulled off a stirring comeback and a dramatic finish to punch their ticket for Saturday’s Division IV final against Minster. Read more about the game and Saturday’s most compelling title game in the latest update from the state tournament.

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A Great Day To Be A Raider:  Russia Wins Regional Title
May
28

A Great Day To Be A Raider: Russia Wins Regional Title

Junior Hunter Cohee led Russia on the mound and at the plate as the Raiders advanced to the Final Four for the first time in 42 years. Read more about the Regional Finals inside todays Press Pros.

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Triple Threat: Russia Proves That Third Time’s A Charm…
May
27

Triple Threat: Russia Proves That Third Time’s A Charm…

Russia delivered a little payback for two regular season losses…and a painful memory from the sectional basketball tournament…with an 8-4 win Friday in the regional baseball tournament.Read more from Greg Billing in today/s Press Pros feature.

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Extra Innings Led Russia With A Win Over Lehman…
May
18

Extra Innings Led Russia With A Win Over Lehman…

In one of the most contested of all area games, Russia used a pair of pitchers and it took 10 stressful innings to beat the #2-ranked Lehman Cavaliers in the Division IV sectional final at Sidney. Read more on the win inside today’s Press Pros.

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Sturwold’s Youngsters Show Grit In Sectional Final…
May
18

Sturwold’s Youngsters Show Grit In Sectional Final…

Fort Loramie took advantage of Triad mistakes to pull away for a 7-4 win in the Sectional Final in Piqua on Wednesday. Read More on baseball tournaments inside today’s Press Pros feature.

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Loramie Clips Russia For A Share…Of SCL Title
May
11

Loramie Clips Russia For A Share…Of SCL Title

Sophomore Jared Middendorf pitched well beyond his years and the defense did its part Thursday to help Fort Loramie beat rival Russia and claim a share of the Shelby County League baseball title. Read more about Middendorf and the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Near No-Hitter:  Russia Runs Covington Out Of The Tournament
May
10

Near No-Hitter: Russia Runs Covington Out Of The Tournament

Jack Dapore came within two outs of a no-hitter, and Russia’s offense ‘ran’ in high gear, knocking Covington from the Division IV sectional tournament. Read about the game in our continuing coverage of area tournament action…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sophomoric, But A Lot Like Loramie….
Apr
4

Sophomoric, But A Lot Like Loramie….

I don’t want to see how it ends! And in fact, Marion pitcher Kendall Bruns wasn’t around at the end as Fort Loramie scored four in the third, two in the fifth, and one in the sixth to stage a comeback win Tuesday over the Flyers. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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