Troy Falls To Centerville’s Wild Seventh Inning Rally….

Three outs separated Troy from a first-round sectional tournament victory against Centerville. But the Elks didn't oblige, sending 14 batters to the plate and scoring 10 runs in the seventh (including Ardyn Hopf's grand slam, above) for a 14-6 victory on Monday.

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Apr
27

Versailles Crushes Cardinals In Eight On 5 Run Comeback

Jumping for joy…Versailles’ Jacob Treon (below, left) and Carson Bey celebrate their back-to-back extra base hits in the seventh and eighth innings that led to a Tigers’ comeback win over New Bremen in extra innings.

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Anna’s Krites gives Rockets a boost
Apr
27

Anna’s Krites gives Rockets a boost

Justin Krites came up aces while Anna’s offense heated up for an 11-6 victory over Botkins on Monday. (pictured) Anna teammate #11 Carter Seigle signals ‘The Out’ as McKane Finkenbine tags out a Botkin’s runner. Read more high school baseball inside today’s PressPros by Colin Foster.

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Anna’s Krites gives Rockets a boost
Apr
27

Anna’s Krites gives Rockets a boost

Justin Krites came up aces while Anna’s offense heated up for an 11-6 victory over Botkins on Monday. (pictured) Anna teammate #11 Carter Seigle signals ‘The Out’ as McKane Finkenbine tags out a Botkin’s runner. Read more high school baseball inside today’s PressPros by Colin Foster.

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Billing:  Errors Burn #1 Red Devils In Loss To Troy
Apr
26

Billing: Errors Burn #1 Red Devils In Loss To Troy

For 14 games Tippecanoe has managed to overcome errors. They weren’t so fortunate in game No. 15. Troy, and pitcher Trayce Mercer (below) handed Tipp its first loss of the season with an 11-9 victory that came down to the final pitch. Greg Billing writes in today’s Press Pros.

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Znidar:  Ohio State Still Has Shot at NCAA Tournament
Apr
25

Znidar: Ohio State Still Has Shot at NCAA Tournament

Late At The Plate…The bullpen gave up seven runs to Penn State after the Buckeyes had taken a 5-3 lead in the fourth, costing them a series sweep. But a fortuitous Big Ten schedule down the stretch gives them plenty of opportunities to boost their resume. “Just Win Baby” is the slogan from here on out. Read Mark Znidar in the latest Press Pros update.

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Blackledge:  The Truth Of The Matter Lies Somewhere In Between
Apr
25

Blackledge: The Truth Of The Matter Lies Somewhere In Between

According to survey, the percentage of coaches favoring playoff expansion to those who don’t is about 50-50.  But the inconsistencies between stories, and demographics, and regions of the state lead one believe that we might never know the truth. Steve Blackledge shares perspective from central Ohio.

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Lonsway At His Best, Puts Up Zeroes In Buckeyes’ Win
Apr
24

Lonsway At His Best, Puts Up Zeroes In Buckeyes’ Win

It was lefthander Seth Lonsway as good as it gets in a 7-0 Buckeye win Saturday over Penn State. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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“A Desperate Move For Money….”  OHSAA Expands Football Regionals To 16 Teams
Apr
24

“A Desperate Move For Money….” OHSAA Expands Football Regionals To 16 Teams

The OHSAA announced Thursday that it would expand the 2021 high school football playoffs, and not by a little.  Apparently, some actual football people are not on board.

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Buckeyes Outlast Penn State to Take Series Opener
Apr
23

Buckeyes Outlast Penn State to Take Series Opener

Streak snapped, as Buckeyes take game one of the weekend series with Penn State. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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So, What’s Wrong With The Buckeyes…?
Apr
23

So, What’s Wrong With The Buckeyes…?

Three games past the halfway point of their season, the Buckeyes face a crossroads series this weekend against Penn State at Bill Davis Stadium…with the clock ticking.

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Loramie, Fortman Still King Of The Hill
Apr
22

Loramie, Fortman Still King Of The Hill

Fort Loramie’s Mack Fortman dominated on the mound and the Redskins’ defense did the rest, making several stellar plays to hand the scrappy Russia Raiders a tough 4-0 loss on Thursday. Read more Greg Billing baseball inside PressPros.

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Apr
22

Sudhoff Shines, Coldwater Rolls Over Versailles…

They looked good. Read good!….And sophomore Luke Sudhoff (below) showed his versatility on the mound, at the plate, and on the bases Thursday, helping Coldwater to a convincing 8-2 win over visiting Versailles. Read about the game in the latest Press Pros update.

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Jim Abrams:  Morel Season in Ohio April, 2021
Apr
21

Jim Abrams: Morel Season in Ohio April, 2021

If you don’t hunt turkeys in the spring, you might get your outdoors fix by hunting a different, and just as popular species.  Join the ever-growing community of mushroom hunters…for the mighty Morel!

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The Only Time You Have Nothing To Prove…Is When You’re Dead
Apr
21

The Only Time You Have Nothing To Prove…Is When You’re Dead

Steph Curry probably meant what he said earlier this week, but the reality of what he said is always the same with sports and entertainment. You’re only as good as your next game, and the next guy to come along and do something different.

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Duel In The Cold…Coldwater-Bremen Snowed Out
Apr
20

Duel In The Cold…Coldwater-Bremen Snowed Out

Wind and rain and the blur of Coldwater pitcher Reece Dellinger, who came within three outs of an official game no-hitter against New Bremen Tuesday before play was suspended for inclimate weather. Read about it in the latest Press Pros update.

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Epitome Of A Good Loss…Butler Splits With Troy
Apr
19

Epitome Of A Good Loss…Butler Splits With Troy

Atoning for a disappointing loss to Troy on Friday, Butler put its ace on the mound (Quinton Hall, below) and its best game on display Monday to split the season series with the Trojans. Read about it in the latest Press Pros update.

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Buckeyes Swept In Maryland…Lose Fifth Straight
Apr
18

Buckeyes Swept In Maryland…Lose Fifth Straight

Comrades in arms…Greg Beals used his bullpen liberally after an early four-run advantage, but the Buckeyes could not stave off Maryland, who swept the series with a Sunday 9-4 win. Read about it in the latest update.

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Mommas…Some Realities About College Baseball
Apr
18

Mommas…Some Realities About College Baseball

The realities for those who might believe that bigger is better, or should be, regarding college baseball.  Size doesn’t matter in this game.  They all play pretty much the same.

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Spring Game:  Nothing Official On Who’s Quarterback
Apr
17

Spring Game: Nothing Official On Who’s Quarterback

The final verdict fans hoped would be rendered on a starting quarterback didn’t happen Saturday at the end of Ohio State’s spring practice, and it likely won’t happen until the Buckeyes reach game week in late August. Steve Blackledge shares highlights of the OSU spring game.

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Offense Sputters, Bullpen Stumbles, Bucks Fall Again
Apr
17

Offense Sputters, Bullpen Stumbles, Bucks Fall Again

Conner Pohl’s seventh inning home run (below) put the Buckeyes back in the game, but they lost to Maryland for the second time in as many days on a bases-loaded walk in the tenth. Read more in the latest Press Pros update.

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