Week 9:  Games That Have To Be Won…And The Law Of Averages

After a frigid Week 8, things get hot again this week with critical games that will determine the post-season chances for a number of area teams. Good games, and better weather if you want to go watch...and none better than Coldwater and St. Henry, with running back Zach Niekamp (above). Who wins? Read more in today's Friday 'Picks' on Press Pros.

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Block Party: Trojans Celebrate Victory With Special Teams Play
Oct
6

Block Party: Trojans Celebrate Victory With Special Teams Play

Troy’s special teams stuffed a pair of Butler punt attempts and Jaydon Culp-Bishop rushed for more than 200 yards in his third straight game to help the Trojans spoil the Aviators’ homecoming with a 25-0 win. Columnist Greg Billing tells the story in today’s Press Pros GWOC feature.

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Anna’s Heroes Show Up, Lead Comeback Win Over Fort Recovery
Oct
6

Anna’s Heroes Show Up, Lead Comeback Win Over Fort Recovery

Anna’s big-time players made the big-time plays needed for a big-time win Friday night over Fort Recovery. Columnist Andy Anders writes the story in today’s weekend edition of Press Pros.

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A Different St. Henry Shows Up…’Another Gear’ Leaves Minster in the Mist!
Oct
6

A Different St. Henry Shows Up…’Another Gear’ Leaves Minster in the Mist!

St. Henry quarterback Sam Lefeld emerged from the mist to complete 13 of 19 passing attempts, and running back Zach Niekamp ran for 192 yards and three touchdowns to knock off Minster in Friday’s marquee MAC matchup. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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A Different St. Henry Shows Up…’Another Gear’ Leaves Minster in the Mist!
Oct
6

A Different St. Henry Shows Up…’Another Gear’ Leaves Minster in the Mist!

The Difference Maker…St. Henry quarterback Sam Lefeld emerged from the mist to complete 13 of 19 passing attempts, and running back Zach Niekamp ran for 192 yards and three touchdowns to knock off Minster in Friday’s marquee MAC matchup. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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What’s Working Against Baseball, Reds….
Oct
4

What’s Working Against Baseball, Reds….

As another lost season for the Reds comes to a close, it sheds new light on future seasons and an alarming trend of apathy for the game at all levels. Here’s why – quality of play, expense, watered down talent, and too many other options for entertainment. Read more about baseball in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Rockies-Cubs Prove A Point….
Oct
3

Rockies-Cubs Prove A Point….

If you managed to stay up for the end, Tuesday’s NL wildcard game once again proved that there is no sport that individually, or collectively, matches baseball for intrigue, drama, and the unexpected.

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Three Questions For Diana Kramer…!
Oct
2

Three Questions For Diana Kramer…!

They cruised to their 17th win of the season Tuesday, and left little doubt as to defending Division IV champs New Bremen’s worthiness to defend during the upcoming tournament. But just to be sure, we asked coach Diana Kramer. Read more in today’s Press Pros inside volleyball feature.

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Most Influential:  Roy Baker, And The Luxury Of Work….
Oct
1

Most Influential: Roy Baker, And The Luxury Of Work….

There was a time in 1988 when I did not know my way in life. It took a retired teacher, and a basement entrepreneur named Roy Baker (above, right) to show me (and others) the way through confidence in a plan, and patience. Truly one of the most influential people I’ve ever met…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Buckeyes “Disappointing” In Fall Sneak Peak….
Sep
30

Buckeyes “Disappointing” In Fall Sneak Peak….

While the football Buckeyes were stopping hearts at Penn State, the baseball version threatened a different kind of heart failure in their fall debut. Read about it, and plan to catch some fall action during the upcoming Scarlet and Gray Series at Bill Davis Stadium. Read today’s feature on Press Pros.

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Buckeyes Pull Out Stunning One-Point Win Against Nittany Lions
Sep
30

Buckeyes Pull Out Stunning One-Point Win Against Nittany Lions

They saved their best for last – literally – the Buckeyes scoring a pair of touchdowns in the final eight minutes Saturday night to pull victory from the jaws of defeat. Doug Harris writes about the game in today’s Press Pros Buckeye feature.

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Hal McCoy: UD Outplayed On The Hudson…Loses To Marist
Sep
29

Hal McCoy: UD Outplayed On The Hudson…Loses To Marist

The Flyers have an off day in New York and lose to an underdog Marist team that “made all the plays” when they needed them. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Young Buccs Come Of Age In Epic Battle…
Sep
29

Young Buccs Come Of Age In Epic Battle…

Covington and Miami East have had some memorable battles over the years in a rivalry that dates back to 1959 and Friday’s 19-17 come-from-behind win by the Buccaneers ranks up there with the best games in the history between the two programs.

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Special delivery: Punts play key role in Piqua’s rivalry win at Sidney
Sep
28

Special delivery: Punts play key role in Piqua’s rivalry win at Sidney

In the battle for the Battered Helmet, Piqua used a pair of special teams plays to reclaim the coveted trophy from Sidney with a 14-12 victory. Greg Billing writes about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Tale Of Two Halves…Marion Takes St. Henry’s Punch, And Answers
Sep
28

Tale Of Two Halves…Marion Takes St. Henry’s Punch, And Answers

Some ground game of their own…Marion answered St. Henry’s punishing first half on the ground with three rushing touchdowns (Nolan Habodasz, above) of their own in Friday’s 28-7 win. Read more in today’s MAC feature.

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Tale Of Two Halves…Marion Takes St. Henry’s Best Punch, And Answers
Sep
28

Tale Of Two Halves…Marion Takes St. Henry’s Best Punch, And Answers

Some ground game of their own…Marion answered St. Henry’s punishing first half on the ground with some rush yards of their own. Nolan Habodasz (above) scored one of three touchdowns on the ground for the Flyers in Friday’s 28-7 win. Read more in today’s MAC feature.

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Michael Davidson, And The Pro Next Door…
Sep
28

Michael Davidson, And The Pro Next Door…

Fresh upon the Professional Bowlers tour, Versailles’ Michael Davidson hopes to make his mark before he makes his 25th birthday. They’re doing that these days, you know, and he could be next. A good read on bowling…in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Michael Davidson, And The Pro Next Door…
Sep
26

Michael Davidson, And The Pro Next Door…

Fresh upon the Professional Bowlers tour, Versailles’ Michael Davidson hopes to make his mark before he makes his 25th birthday. They’re doing that these days, you know, and he could be next. A good read on bowling…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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Why You Don’t Play Poker…With Nick Tangeman
Sep
23

Why You Don’t Play Poker…With Nick Tangeman

It’s what he does…Marion Local split end Nick Tangeman (above, #24) has made a name for himself and his ability to make the difficult catch. Now he hopes to use it to even greater effect as the Flyers prepare for another championship run in Division VI. Read more in today’s Press Pros feature.

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