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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.


With the regular season now over in college football, postseason matchups were announced today, and for the first time since 2008, Ohio won't be playing in the postseason. 

The No. 4 Ohio Bobcats (18-2-2) completed their 2-game weekend sweep with a 5-0 win over Rutgers.

Coming off an 8-1 beatdown over Rutgers on Friday, the Bobcats played like they had more to prove going into Saturday’s rematch.

In the third overtime of the Single A WVSSAC State Championship, the only relevant factor was passion: Williamstown had just a little more of it.

The Yellow Jackets held off held off St. Mary’s to win 33-32 and capture the state title.

In the first half of the Alexander Lady Spartans’ road matchup with Jackson on Saturday, Alexander was outrebounded 17-to-6, committed 10 turnovers and gave up 17 free throw attempts. Somehow, despite all of that, they went into the halftime break leading 27-23.

Despite Ohio taking an 11-0 lead to start the game, the Bobcats suffered their first loss of the season in a 76-68 defeat at the hands of the Eastern Carolina Pirates.

Through Ohio’s first four games this season, the Bobcats have yet to put together a complete 40 minutes, and that didn’t change against St. Bonaventure (6-1) on Saturday. The Bobcats dropped their second-straight game and fell to 2-3 with the 80-70 loss to the visiting Bonnies.

The Friday before Finals weekend was one of torrential downpour, and fittingly, eight different Bobcats poured goals in Ohio’s 8-1 victory over Rutgers.

With the win, the No. 5 ‘Cats (17-2-2) remain undefeated at 13-0 at Bird Arena.

The River Valley Raiders headed into the Eagles Nest, home of the Eastern Eagles, Friday night looking to grab their first win of the 2014-15 season. The Raiders were able to do just that as they defeated Eastern 65-52.

The Alexander Spartans overcame the intense Marietta high school crowd and a major size disadvantage to defeat the Marietta Tigers 66-49 in their season-opener.

Back on the road after Thanksgiving, the Bobcat wrestling squad didn't miss a beat in its dual meet against Appalachian State team in Boone, N.C., winning the meet 26-15.