Impressive Dayton and Obi Toppin (below) took another step towards national recognition and raised their record to 7-1 in the Arizona desert with a win over the Saint Mary's Gaels. Hal McCoy writes the story for Press Pros.

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Talk Of The Town: New Bremen Decks Perry
Nov
17

Talk Of The Town: New Bremen Decks Perry

Once on the verge of shutting down the program, the Cardinals have rallied to reach the Division VII, Region 28 championship game for the second time in program history.

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Znidar: New-Look Flyers Take Care of Charleston Southern
Nov
17

Znidar: New-Look Flyers Take Care of Charleston Southern

Obi Toppin put on an individual show…and the Dayton Flyers rallied behind him to put on a collective one, blasting Charleston Southern in a tune-up for the upcoming Maui Invitational tournament. Mark Znidar subs for Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Marion Outlasts Fort Loramie In D-VII Overtime Thriller
Nov
17

Marion Outlasts Fort Loramie In D-VII Overtime Thriller

Otte’s Big Play…Marion Local’s Peyton Otte tight-roped the sideline to score the tying touchdown with a minute left, sending the game into overtime, where the Flyer’s knocked out Fort Loramie Saturday in the Div. VII regional semi-final with a field goal. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Covington Overcomes Adversity, Southeastern
Nov
16

Covington Overcomes Adversity, Southeastern

Covington lost two key players early in its regional semifinal game, but the “next man up” mentality lifted the Buccs’ to a 36-20 victory and spot in next week’s regional title game. Greg Billing writes the story for Saturday’s Press Pros.

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Anna Crushes Fairview, Advances To Reg. Finals
Nov
16

Anna Crushes Fairview, Advances To Reg. Finals

Riley’s big night…After a slow start the Anna Rockets reeled off 34 unanswered points…and Riley Huelskamp (below) ran for 291 yards and six touchdowns…to drop Sherwood Fairview from the tourney and advance to next week’s Division IV regional final. Read about it in today’s Press Pros.

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Browns, Garrett Justify Attitudes About NFL….
Nov
15

Browns, Garrett Justify Attitudes About NFL….

Sad as it was to see, the end of Thursday’s Browns-Steelers game gave us all the more reason not to watch the NFL, and question those who fail to understand that first, second, and third impressions go a long way towards determining the future of a sport.

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Opening Day With Uncle Mel….
Nov
14

Opening Day With Uncle Mel….

There was nothing more anticipated than the phone call from downstate…and the invitation to hunt my first opening day with Uncle Mel. To commemorate a generational tradition amongst outdoorsmen everywhere, columnist Tom Cappell graces the pages of Press Pros, sponsored by Olde English Outfitters, in Tipp City.

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Znidar:  Buckeyes’ Hot Shooting Throttles ‘Nova…
Nov
14

Znidar: Buckeyes’ Hot Shooting Throttles ‘Nova…

The Buckeyes got double figures scoring from five players, led by Duane Washington (pictured) with 14 points on four three-pointers. The game was, well, a slam dunk. Ohio State had six of them. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros in today’s inside feature.

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Three Awful Picks…And Hot Sauce With My ‘Crow’
Nov
11

Three Awful Picks…And Hot Sauce With My ‘Crow’

In the wake of last weekend’s first round football games, explanation has been requested – and hereby granted – on how we (I) could make three such obviously poor picks.  Hint:  It seemed like a good idea at the time. Some self deprecation in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Their Story Told By The Wind…
Nov
11

Their Story Told By The Wind…

Throughout my life and travels I’ve always wondered about the soldiers who fought and died to make America what it would become.  Because there had to be a moment, right before their end, when they knew exactly what they were doing.

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Buckeyes Basketball: Wesson, Carton Lead Win Over UMass
Nov
10

Buckeyes Basketball: Wesson, Carton Lead Win Over UMass

Four Buckeye freshmen play major minutes in the Buckeyes tuneup win over UMass Lowell.  Next…Villanova comes calling. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros in today’s inside feature.

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Chase Young Situation Another Case Of NCAA Over-Reaction
Nov
10

Chase Young Situation Another Case Of NCAA Over-Reaction

Star defensive end could get four-game suspension for loan that soon will be legal with changing rules … Buckeyes look dominant on defense without him against Maryland … Ohio State, Fields sharpen passing game against inferior opponent. Read Doug Harris in today’s Press Pros.

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McCoy: Indiana State (without Larry Bird) Gives Flyers Stern Test In Opener
Nov
10

McCoy: Indiana State (without Larry Bird) Gives Flyers Stern Test In Opener

Indiana State, sans Larry Bird, gave the Flyers a stern test on opening night, in the ‘new’ arena, with a lot of new faces on the floor and a ton of anticipation in the stands. Hal McCoy was there for Press Pros.

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McCoy: Neither Food Poisoning Nor Marist Can Slow UD Offense
Nov
10

McCoy: Neither Food Poisoning Nor Marist Can Slow UD Offense

The perfect recipe…Dayton’s offense was again cooking, scoring 59 while giving up 35 in a win over Marist to move to 6 and 3 on the year, and 4 and two in the Pioneer Football League. Hal McCoy writes the story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Fort Loramie Has Hardin Northern’s Number
Nov
10

Fort Loramie Has Hardin Northern’s Number

The #3 seed Fort Loramie dominated from the start in their Division VII, Region 28 quarterfinal with nine straight touchdowns against Hardin Northern to set up a showdown with Marion Local next Saturday. Greg Billing shares the details in today’s Press Pros.

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New Bremen Claims Title…What Loramie Missed!
Nov
9

New Bremen Claims Title…What Loramie Missed!

Excited? Diana Kramer and the New Bremen Cardinals redeemed themselves by capturing the 2019 Div. IV volleyball title Saturday with a four-set win over Fort Loramie. Read about how they did it in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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The Most Anticipated Opening Day….
Nov
9

The Most Anticipated Opening Day….

While most focused on the state volleyball finals and the opening weekend of the football playoffs Saturday, another and even more anticipated season for the next new culture in Ohio High School sports.

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The Most Anticipated Opening Day….
Nov
9

The Most Anticipated Opening Day….

While most focused on the state volleyball finals and the opening weekend of the football playoffs Saturday, another most anticipated season for the next new culture in Ohio High School sports. Read about it in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Covington Overcomes Mental Mistakes, Advances In Playoffs
Nov
9

Covington Overcomes Mental Mistakes, Advances In Playoffs

Covington got off to a fast first half start, then held off a Worthington Christian comeback in the second half to post a 33-27 opening night playoff win. Read about the game in today’s Press Pros.

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Trojans Fall To Olentangy…Tradition To Be Continued
Nov
9

Trojans Fall To Olentangy…Tradition To Be Continued

After a quick start, Olentangy unleashed its offense to score 42 unanswered points, ending Troy’s season and crushing the Trojans’ playoff ambitions for another year. Guest writer David Barger share the details in today’s Press Pros.

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