The Press Newspaper

Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper

Sports

When you’ve been sitting on your throne at, or near the top of the Suburban Lakes League golf heap for as long as legendary Genoa golf coach Tom

Pickerel has, you become the hunted.

Pickerel returns a resume boasting a picture-perfect 9-0 record in dual matches in 2007, an unblemished 7-0 mark in SLL play, 11 SLL championships, and he is counting in 34 years. If you include numerous former players who have gone on to achieve golf stardom at the collegiate level, you suddenly find yourself becoming something a little less comfortable than the hunter.

Read more...

Coach Nick Woodall is streaking into his third full season at the helm of the Genoa Comets’ ever-soaring volleyball program with a 30-18 career record and an impressive second place finish to only the talent-laden Lakota Raiders in the Suburban Lakes League in 2007.

After last season saw the Comets go 11-3 in conference play and 18-6 overall, and with the support of local fan phenomenon simply known as the “Comet Crazies,” one would expect Woodall’s program to fall back to earth soon.

Read more...

After shooting their way to a close runner-up spot to the perennial Suburban Lakes League “Sheriffs-in-Town” Genoa in 2007, a respectable third-place finish at Sectionals which qualified them for District play, and top three finishing spots in virtually every tourney (including outgunning everyone in the Old Fort Invitational), it should come as no surprise to anyone that seventh-year head coach Scott Smith and his Woodmore golfers were one of the most smoking-hot local golf teams around these parts.

Woodmore’s golfers are entering this brand-new fray with confidence along with some young, re-loaded talent. The Wildcats lost no key players from a year ago, when they finished 6-1 in SLL dual play. 

Read more...

Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
292982747 [{"id":"10","title":"No, I'm not sure they're legitimate.","votes":"22","pct":62.86,"type":"x","order":"1","resources":[]},{"id":"11","title":"No, I'm afraid they will use it for drugs.","votes":"9","pct":25.71,"type":"x","order":"2","resources":[]},{"id":"12","title":"Yes, I feel good about helping someone down on their luck.","votes":"3","pct":8.57,"type":"x","order":"3","resources":[]},{"id":"13","title":"Yes, we could all end up like that.","votes":"1","pct":2.86,"type":"x","order":"4","resources":[]}] ["#194e84","#3b6b9c","#1f242a","#37414a","#60bb22","#f2babb"] sbar 160 160 /communitypolls/vote/1-root.html?Itemid=246&id=5 No answer selected. Please try again. Thank you for your vote. Answers Votes ...