You know them as a pair of basketball guards from Botkins and Fort Loramie. Jameson Meyer and Riley Heitkamp claim the Press Pros sponsors' scholar-athlete scholarships for the 2021-'22 Shelby County League sports year.
The individual who flew, or hired someone to fly, around Bill Davis Friday with a banner calling for a coaching change should have done some homework as well as his flight plan. Short flights are nothing. Season-long trips with turbulence is another story.
Head to head...Arcanum and Newton met Thursday, each with one conference loss, to decide who would emerge as the outright leader in the WOAC. The Trojans' Caden Thompson wasn't successful at scoring in the seventh inning (below), but he more than made up for it on the pitching mound. Read about the game.
Runs, runs, and more runs...The Buckeyes scored a combined 39 runs on 40 hits Saturday, sweeping the double-header from Northwestern. Brent Todys (below) went 8 for 11 with two home runs and 8 RBIs. Read more about the game.
The bottom of Coldwater's lineup came up clutch in the Cavaliers' final at-bat, scoring two runs in the bottom of the seventh to claim their first MAC title since 2008. Coldwater's win denied Minster a fourth straight MAC title.
Response to the latest Reader Speaks column (April 25th) would appear to prove that if adjusting the season for baseball and softball isn't finding a willing ear in Columbus...it's the only part of Ohio where it's being ignored.
Sophomore left-hander Isaiah Coupet was one out from getting out of the inning, but a walk loaded the bases and reliever Jake Johnson gave up a shot to center by Ryan Lasko. Greg Beals (below) signals to the bullpent for the next pitcher in line. Read more in Sunday's Press Pros.
The worst spring weather in a generation has moved Press Pros readers, old and new, far and wide, to comment on our recent opinions on playing baseball and softball in better weather. As always, we appreciate your taking the time to read and share.
Bradford picked up a confidence-boosting win against D-II Greenville with a 5-3 win Saturday. The Railroaders have now won seven of their last nine games. Read Greg Billing on girls softball in Press Pros.
Michigan's Jimmy Obertop (background) circles the bases with the tying home run in the ninth inning. An inning later the Buckeyes drop the series opener in Ann Arbor in the tenth. Read about the game on Press Pros.
There was so much to be impressed with in Saturday's 'spring game'...running back Evan Pryor, tight end Joe Royer, and the defensive line and secondary. What caught the eye of head coach Ryan Day was the physical play on both sides of the ball.