Raquel Kessler (above) supplied the power as sixth-ranked Jackson Center made short work of Triad in the Division IV sectional opener. The Tigers move on to Saturday's second round with a convincing straight-set win. Read about it in today's Press Pros inside feature.

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‘Feathers’…JC Crushes Triad In Div. IV Tourney Opener
Oct
16

‘Feathers’…JC Crushes Triad In Div. IV Tourney Opener

Raquel Kessler (above) supplied the power as sixth-ranked Jackson Center made short work of Triad in the Division IV sectional opener. The Tigers move on to Saturday’s second round with a convincing straight-set win. Read about it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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The Alarm Went Off At 8…Russia Stuns Anna
Sep
25

The Alarm Went Off At 8…Russia Stuns Anna

It took two and a half games to wake up, but when they did Russia and Jessica York (#7, above) totally flipped the script Tuesday with a stunning comeback win over Anna in five games. Read more about the match in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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“Do What We Do” Earns Jackson Center Win Over New Knoxville….
Sep
24

“Do What We Do” Earns Jackson Center Win Over New Knoxville….

Do what we do…It took five sets (it nearly always does), and a wake-up rout in the third set, but Jackson Center again resurrected in time to celebrate their twelfth win of the season Monday, over New Knoxville. Read how they did it in today’s Press Pros Shelby County League feature.

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Russia Sweeps Loramie – Scott Carries Raiders To Win
Sep
20

Russia Sweeps Loramie – Scott Carries Raiders To Win

Star Spangled Offense…Russia’s Laurissa Poling (#4, above) came alive in the third set to spark a Raider outburst that took down Fort Loramie Thursday in five sets. Read more about the match, and the outcome, in the latest Shelby County League update on Press Pros.

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Loramie Moves On, Past East, In Cross County Conference Win….
Sep
15

Loramie Moves On, Past East, In Cross County Conference Win….

Fort Loramie played fast and aggressive in a 21-7 win to avenge last season’s one-point loss to Miami East and stay atop the Cross County Conference standings.

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Anna’s Comeback Wins In Five…Loramie Fails To Finish
Sep
12

Anna’s Comeback Wins In Five…Loramie Fails To Finish

They saw their last-match lapse habit continue…How Fort Loramie lost an early advantage, and how Anna surged at the end to take a five-set win Tuesday in Shelby County League play. Read about the match in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nothing Comes Easy For Jackson Center…Nothing!
Sep
5

Nothing Comes Easy For Jackson Center…Nothing!

It was frantic at times, frustrating, and breath-taking at the end…as Jackson Center prevailed in a five-set win over Fort Loramie Tuesday. Their defense was such that one observer called it, “Like ants at a picnic. They’re everywhere.” Read more on the game in today’s Press Pros inside Shelby County League feature.

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Groundhog Day For Versailles…Div. III Champs Drop Five Set Match To Loramie
Sep
1

Groundhog Day For Versailles…Div. III Champs Drop Five Set Match To Loramie

Their Saturday record continues to be a problem for the Division III defending champs. Versailles drops a grueling five-set match to Fort Loramie as the Tigers continue to play with early inconsistencies. Read about it on Press Pros.

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Russia’s Stunning Comeback Crushes Loramie, 3-2…..
Aug
28

Russia’s Stunning Comeback Crushes Loramie, 3-2…..

Russia’s Lauriss Poling blocks the shot attempt of Fort Loramie’s Maya Maurer (above), giving the Raiders their first lead of the match at 23-22 in the third set of Tuesday’s match. It sparked an improbable three-set comeback that saw the Raiders come from two sets down to win. Read more about it in today’s inside feature.

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The Second Time’s The Charm…Russia Knocks Off State Champ Versailles
Aug
25

The Second Time’s The Charm…Russia Knocks Off State Champ Versailles

Outworked?…Russia used old school methods to take the down the Division III champs Versailles on Saturday. They simply hustled, communicated, and in the words of one, “They wanted it.” Kendall Monnin records on of her 15 digs (above) to help her team win. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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For Openers:  Russia Five Minutes Shy Of Upending Champion Bremen
Aug
21

For Openers: Russia Five Minutes Shy Of Upending Champion Bremen

Russia came close to validating its pre-season volleyball hype, taking Division IV champion New Bremen to the fifth set before falling to the late-charging Cardinals. Read more about the game, and how it all came down, in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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McCoy: ‘Eight Is Enough’ For Fort Loramie To Win Division IV Title
Jun
2

McCoy: ‘Eight Is Enough’ For Fort Loramie To Win Division IV Title

Redskins, down 4-0 in the fifth inning, put all eight eggs in one basket, an eight-run inning that featured three triples, en route to an 8-4 win over Hicksville in Division IV title game. Read about the game from Hal McCoy, on Press Pros.

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McCoy From The State Tournament: Loramie Gets ‘Ultimate’ Sacrifice
May
31

McCoy From The State Tournament: Loramie Gets ‘Ultimate’ Sacrifice

In the tournament’s first Division IV semi-final game, the Fort Loramie Redskins rolled into Saturday’s championship final on Shane Hilgefort’s sacrifice fly…Jared Middendorf’s pitching. Read more on the game from Hal McCoy. (Update: Loramie will meet Hicksville on Saturday, which beat White Oak, 4-1)

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Turnabout:  Loramie Steals Outright Title From Russia With Run-Rule Win
May
10

Turnabout: Loramie Steals Outright Title From Russia With Run-Rule Win

It was wild and woolly, exactly what you expect when Ft. Loramie plays Russia, as the Redskins turned the tables from an earlier loss to beat Russia 18-8 Thursday and deny the Raiders the outright baseball title in the Shelby County League. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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You Don’t See It Often…Russia Run-Rules Loramie In SCL Match
Apr
20

You Don’t See It Often…Russia Run-Rules Loramie In SCL Match

Pitching was the issue…as for the second time in as many days Ft. Loramie issued more walks than they got hits…and they hit a couple of hitters, as well (above). Russia took full advantage with an 11-1 SCL win on Friday. Read more in the latest Press Pros inside feature.

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Not Your Average Loramie-Anna Game, But Rockets Took It, Anyway…!
Apr
19

Not Your Average Loramie-Anna Game, But Rockets Took It, Anyway…!

Anything ‘But’ Average…In a game dictated by walks, and errors, and men left on base, Ft. Loramie drops its first SCL game of the season – to Anna – and the Rockets were in just the right mood to take it. Read more about the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Chill Out … Minster’s Bats Cool Off Fort Loramie
Apr
7

Chill Out … Minster’s Bats Cool Off Fort Loramie

Backyard rivals meet…A sixth-inning rally sends defending state champion Minster to confidence-boosting win over previously undefeated Fort Loramie. Enjoy high school baseball from columnist Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Rockets’ Orbit Cut Short…Anna Falls In Div. District Final
Mar
7

Rockets’ Orbit Cut Short…Anna Falls In Div. District Final

The Rockets were hard-pressed to match the quickness and depth of Purcell Marian.  “St. Henry was pretty quick, but nothing like that,”  said senior Wyatt Bensman.

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Welcome Back, Redskins!
Mar
4

Welcome Back, Redskins!

Fort Loramie … after  rare stumble in sectional tourney last season … beats Cedarville to win 10th district title in past 11 seasons. Read about the tournament games from Greg Billing in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Finally! Russia Gets Over The Hump, Wins Sectional Title
Mar
3

Finally! Russia Gets Over The Hump, Wins Sectional Title

The Russia Raiders beat the Jackson Center Tigers at their own game, shutting down the Tigers offense to win their first sectional title in three years. Read about Friday’s action from Joe Neves in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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