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Ohio Volleyball lost its first match in 65 days Sunday, falling to the No. 5 seed Western Michigan University 3-2 (25-22, 25-19, 23-25, 23-25, 14-16) in the semifinal match of the Mid-American Conference Tournament.

History repeated itself in this year’s regional final as the Trimble Tomcats scored 25 unanswered points to take down the Shadyside Tigers and earn a spot in the state final four for a second-straight year.

With Athens high school football due to end in the coming weeks, a lot of attention has shifted towards th

The Ohio Bobcats sent 14 wrestlers to Annapolis, Md., this weekend to compete in the Navy Classic, and as a team finished third out of the 13 teams that were represented. 

Stop me if you’ve heard this before; the Athens offense is really, really good.

The Bulldogs (13-0) defeated the St. Francis DeSales Stallions (10-3), 52-20 on Friday in the Div. III Regional Final of the OHSAA State Tournament.

There are only eight teams that remain in Div. III high school football and after this weekend, only four will be left standing. Two of the teams fighting for a trip to the state final four in Columbus are the Athens Bulldogs (12-0) and St. Francis DeSales Stallions (10-2).

After two blowout victories to begin the season, the Ohio women’s basketball team struggled throughout the game, but still found a way to defeat the Detroit Titans by a score of 60-57.

Ohio guard Stevie Taylor is learning under his third head coach in four years as a Bobcat. Reporter Charlie Walter tells why Taylor is happy where he is. 

Five members of the Ohio volleyball team received All-MAC awards this season, including Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, and while leading the All-MAC First Team in selections with four.

The Gallipolis City Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a move that would make Gallia Academy a member of the Ohio Valley Conference on Wednesday night, accelerating the Southeastern Ohio Athletic League toward its inevitable end.

While most teams are hoping to already be at their best come postseason time, Ohio volleyball coach Deane Webb is still focused on improving his team even with the Mid-American Conference tournament right around the corner.

Being held out of competition is hard for any athlete to take. For the Ohio wrestling squad, that often becomes a reality, as head coach Joel Greenlee redshirted over half of his team over the past couple years. 

Throughout the 2014 season, the Ohio Bobcats have had issues beating themselves in several of the five losses, as numerous missed opportunities have plagued the team.

Behind junior guard Kiyanna Black’s 21 points and nine rebounds, the Ohio Bobcats dominated the Wofford Terriers by a final of 84-37.

Sometimes the smallest thing can make the biggest impact.

At least this is the case with Meredith Ashy. Ohio’s libero is the smallest player on the Bobcats’ roster at 5-foot-8, but she makes up for it with her impressive defensive play.

Host of The Bobcat Sports Showcase Morgan Overbey sat down with head coach Saul Phillips to talk a little Men's Basketball.

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Jeremy Pratt shortens his steps and comes to a stop in the end zone, pauses briefly before flipping the ball to the ref, and then heads to the sideline.

This series of events happened four times against Wahama.

The Ohio Bobcats women's basketball team was only one 3-point field goal made away from tying a MAC record for most 3-pointers made in a game.

The new head coach of the Ohio University Swimming and Diving team wants to make sure every minute in the weight room can be applied to the water.

In front of a standing room only crowd at Zanesville’s John D. Sulsberger Memorial Stadium, Trae Williams led Athens to a 41-20 playoff victory over Tri-Valley by flaunting his skills on both sides of the ball.

On the 44th anniversary of one of the worst tragedies in sports history, the number 75 was written on the left shoulder of Marshall swimmers and divers.

With a 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-14) sweep of Bowling Green on Friday, the Ohio Bobcats clinched the Mid-American Conference regular season title for the second consecutive season.

The Ohio Bobcats hockey team’s 13th win of the season came quite differently than the majority of the first 12, a 2-1 overtime victory over the No. 4 Lindenwood Lions.

By this time, it’s no secret that Saul Phillips will be coaching in his first regular season game at Ohio on Saturday at 2 p.m., but his opponent in Appalachian State has a new coach with Jim Fox in his first season with the Mountaineers.

Though both teams had plenty of postseason experience, Jackson and St. Francis Desales had only met one other time in history.

In a battle of power of speed versus power, Desales’s speed won the matchup as the Ironmen fell 24-14.

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