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There is no place like home.

That’s what the Ohio Bobcats (1-2) are thinking this week, as they finally prepare for their first home game of the season after playing three-straight on the road to begin the season.

Ohio University announced plans Wednesday for a new “state-of-the-art” academic center that will be located behind the north end zone at Peden Stadium, as well as a fundraising campaign to finance the project.

Ohio senior goalkeeper Brittany Walker and freshman Megan Silveira were named Mid-American Conference field hockey defensive and offensive player of the week, respectively, the league announced Tuesday, Sept. 16.

The NFL and NFL Players Association announced a new drug policy on Wednesday afternoon, and it has some implications on some former Bobcats.

Ohio libero Meredith Ashy was named MAC East Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 15.

In Ohio football’s recent bowl run, continuity in the coaching staff has been a key to the Bobcats’ success. As the ‘Cats battle through 2014 to make their sixth-straight bowl appearance, two more familiar faces patrol the sidelines as coaches.

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The Ohio Bobcats volleyball team was unable to secure a win in front of their home fans as it dropped to the Texas A&M Aggies, 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 26-24), in their opening game of the Baymont Inn & Suites Invitational at the Convocation Center.

Ohio opened its three-game home stand at Chessa Field with a dramatic 3-2 double overtime loss to Xavier (2-3-0) on Friday, Sept. 5.

Ohio field hockey welcomed seven freshmen to Athens this fall. Carter Eckl takes a look at coach Neil Macmillan's newest group of players.

Ohio punter Mitch Bonnstetter shows Showcase football reporter Lucas Widman two different ways to punt the football — the standard "handshake" drop and the shorter "pooch" kick.

Jamie Kosiorek was introduced with Ohio's starting lineup for her first slate of Division-1 college volleyball matches last weekend in Hawaii.

“I shouldn’t have been as nervous as I was. It’s just volleyball, no one changed it,” the freshman outside hitter said.

It is no secret that the Southeastern Conference is known for its speed.

Aaron Rodgers returned to Lexington, Ky., for a matchup with the Wildcats. It was a trip back to a program that he helped turn into an NCAA Tournament contender. He's now trying to do the same with the Bobcats. 

In 2013, the Tri-Valley Scotties put a pounding on the Morgan Raiders, beating them 61-0 during Week 2. This season, the Scotties and Raiders meet up in Week 2 again, and this time the Raiders are hoping for a monumental upset.

After a tough road loss last week against Alexander, one has to wonder how the Federal Hocking Lancers will hold up in the Week 2 matchup against a tough South Gallia Rebels squad. Will the Lancers be able to bounce back and secure their first win of 2014 on their home turf Friday?

The last three years have been a roller coaster for the Gallia Academy football program. In 2012, they finished 9-3 and the future looked bright. Fast-forward to 2014, where the Blue Devils are on their third different coach in three years and are coming off a 5-5 finish last season.

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