Momentum seemed on Edgewood's side, but with a threat like Jasiah Medley (3), Piqua always has reason to believe. So the Indians made every play necessary on offense, defense and special teams down the stretch to survive the regional semis and move on in Region 8.
Senior Jasiah Medley had them dancing at the end, accounting for 200 of Piqua's 244 total yards in a physical, thrilling 17-13 regional quarter-final win Friday over Cincinnati Withrow. Read about the game in Saturday's Press Pros.
Brady Ouhl (below) accounted for 491 yards, scored two touchdowns and threw for four more in Piqua's 49-7 playoff-opening rout Friday night over Little Miami. Read about the game in Saturday's Press Pros.
Tippecanoe won a dogfight with Mt. Healthy in the 2020 playoffs. It was a different story in Friday’s rematch (but the same result), as the Red Devils opened the 2021 playoffs with a 50-6 romp of the Fighting Owls.
Three carries into the game Piqua's Jasiah Medley had 136 yards and two touchdowns. It didn't end there. Medley and the Indians moved a game closer to chasing down the Miami Valley League title with a 42-23 victory against the surging Tippecanoe Red Devils on Friday night. As for Medley?(pictured) He finished with 310 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries. Read more MVL football inside today’s Press Pros by Greg Billing.
The Tippecanoe Red Devils started fast ... and ran off with a 31-16 victory over the Troy Trojans on Friday night. The win gave Tipp coach Matt Burgbacher a second win over his former team in three tries, and it also set up a Miami Valley League clash with undefeated Piqua next week.
Thanks to impressive hitting (Anna Boezi, below), sound serving, and great 'chemistry', Troy's now won 16 of 17 matches after Thursday's sweep of Butler. But has anyone noticed just how good the Trojans might be? Read more in Friday's Press Pros.
As the featured game of the week on Thursday Night Lights, Troy's defense provided the action with a 23-6 win against Sidney. A muddy, messy field didn't help either offense ... both of which played without their regular QBs ... in a Miami Valley League clash.
A big lead in one game and monsoon-like conditions in another prevented Piqua from throwing the ball during its first two games. On Friday night -- a night where Piqua celebrated first responders and honored Patriots Day with post-game fireworks -- the Indians gave Brady Ouhl the green light. The result was a pair of TD passes (including a 70-yarder) and a 35-6 victory.
The Battle on the Miami was won in the mud on Saturday night as the Piqua Indians won their second straight against Troy in the historic rivalry. Jasiah Medley and his Indians teammates take the Battle of the Miami trophy back to Piqua.(pictured) Read more MVL football inside today's Press Pros by Greg Billing.
It'll likely come sooner than later for the Butler Aviators, but the Troy Trojans' volleyball team kept a pair of streaks intact after Thursday's three-set win. Troy's Anna Boezi powers a shot past Butler's Abby Plsek (13) and Olivia Follick (4)(all pictured above) Read more MVL volleyball inside today's PressPros by Greg Billing.
It was exactly the response Tippecanoe coach Matt Burgbacher wanted to see from his team on Friday night. Following a Week 1 loss, Tipp got its first victory while showing a lot of improvement in the process. Colin Foster writes for Saturday's Press Pros.
What started as a team nickname back in the third grade has followed the Indians' seniors into the 2021 high school football season. Piqua was certainly Bad Company for the Belmont Bison in the Indians' 54-0 rout in the season opener on Friday at Alexander Stadium. Read Friday Football weekly on PressProsMagazine...
After a frustrating 2020 season cut short by Covid, and a pair of unthinkable losses, Troy looks to retool around quarterback Josh Mayfield and get back to Trojan football in 2021. Read more in today's Press Pros.
Matt Salmon's home run in the seventh drew them close, but too many mistakes prior ended up costing Tippecanoe a chance do more. They fell to Wyoming in the Division II district final on Thursday. Read about the game.
For five innings it was Sidney that looked like the #1 team in Ohio Division I baseball. But a spate of mistakes and lack of pitching depth proved their undoing as Butler rallied to win the district semi-final in the seventh inning...and break the hearts of the oh-so-close Yellow Jackets. Read about the game in Wednesday's Press Pros.
The Greenville Green Wave celebrated a Miami Valley League championship Friday evening. Sidney native Warren Davidson, (Pictured) U.S. Representative for Ohio’s 8th Congressional District, threw out the first pitch to Greenville catcher Susie Blocher prior to Greenville’s 8-3 victory against Sidney. Read girls softball by Greg Billing inside today's Press Pros.
Sidney's Carson Taylor chugs in to score an insurance run in the sixth inning as Tipp's defense lets the Red Devils down again in a 4-1 loss Friday to the Yellow Jackets. Read more in the latest Press Pros MVL update.
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.