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Ohio wrestling competed at the 2014 Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday, and left the “Biggest Little City in the World,” with two champions. Tywan Claxton and Cody Walters claimed titles at 149 pounds and 174, respectively.

Despite Kiyanna Black going down with an injury in the first half, and a late game comeback attempt by UMass, the Bobcats won for the second straight day with a 59-52 victory to improve to 8-2 on the year.

Led by great defense, and clutch shooting the Bobcats improve to 7-2 on the year with a 74-63 victory over the La Salle Explorers on Friday to capture its first of two games in the Georgia State Holiday and Hoops Classic.

The Ohio men’s basketball team has a thing for close games. After four straight games decided by 10 points or less, the Bobcats forced overtime in Evansville after a Bean Willis three-pointer tied the game at 69 apiece. Then overtime happened.

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Eastern boys inability to produce a full game leads to a disappointing week for the Eagles.

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Even after a late start to the basketball season, the Athens Bulldogs have not seemed to skip a beat as they opened their season with three consecutive wins, outscoring their opponents 212-108. 

The Athens Lady Bulldogs went a perfect 3-0 this week, defeating Gallia Academy, Chillicothe and Meigs to improve to 5-3 on the season. 

The Lady Bulldogs took down Gallia Academy on Saturday, Dec. 13 in the Golden Rocket Invitational in Wellston, 60-37

After a deep post-season football run, the Trimble Tomcats boys squad was off to a late start on the 2014-15 campaign.

The Lady Tomcats came up short twice this week to Eastern and Southern. The Trimble girls squad (1-7) traveled to Eastern (6-3) on Monday night and took a loss 60-38.

The Lady Eagles (6-3, 5-1) started off the week with another dominating performance, this time beating the Trimble Tomcats 60-38.

Eastern coach Jeremy Hill has emphasized the importance of his team putting together four solid quarters of basketball since the start of the season. But playing a full 32 minutes seems to be the biggest problem for the Eagles (1-3, 1-2).

Ohio wrestling competed at the 2014 Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday, and left the “Biggest Little City in the World,” with two champions. Tywan Claxton and Cody Walters claimed titles at 149 pounds and 174, respectively.

The Alexander Spartans (4-2, 2-1 TVC-Ohio) played two games over the past week, splitting those games with Vinton County and Meigs. The Spartans are in the midst of a six-game road-trip.

Three games in one week is nothing new for most high school basketball teams, but the Alexander Lady Spartans’ 1-2 week had to be draining.

Despite Kiyanna Black going down with an injury in the first half, and a late game comeback attempt by UMass, the Bobcats won for the second straight day with a 59-52 victory to improve to 8-2 on the year.

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