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Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams.

Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams.

The Mid-American Conference and ESPN have announced a 13-year rights extension deal that runs through 2026-27. The deal is the largest in the 68-year history of the conference.

Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams.

Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams.

Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams.

Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams.

First-year Ohio volleyball coach Deane Webb is taking his team out into the community. Webb announced Thursday that Ohio will host its annual Green & White scrimmage at the Athens Community Center on Aug. 23.

Senior defender Gabby Hausfeld and sophomore forward Alexis Milesky of the Ohio soccer team were named to the 2014 College Sports Madness Mid-American Conference Preseason All-League Teams.

Hausfeld was named to the first team, while Milesky was selected for second team honors.

A familiar face will be back on the sidelines for the Ohio men’s basketball team this season, as former Bobcat David McKinley has joined Saul Phillips’ coaching staff as a graduate assistant.

The Mid-American Conference released its annual preseason football rankings before the start of the 2014 MAC Media Day on Wednesday and showed that the balance of power may be shifting across the conf

The Ohio Bobcats are no stranger to roster turnover, as the team has replaced many starters and all-conference players in between the past two seasons.

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Mike Shearer will be a volunteer assistant coach for the reigning MAC volleyball champions
Jodi Hermanek welcomes an accomplished former player as an assistant coach for the 2015 season

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When the Bobcats started the season 7-0 and progressed to 12-1 — their best start in program history — they knew that they could achieve their lofty championship goals through hard work and grit.

With college basketball’s late signing period nearing an end, Ohio’s Mid-American Conference foes have made some strong additions to their 2014 recruiting classes.

New Ohio head basketball coach Saul Phillips and the Bobcats have added two new recruits, Ryan Taylor and Mike Laster, to the 2014 recruiting class.

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.”

So says Proverbs 27:17, a Biblical verse from the Old Testament that a few Ohio University softball players adhere to. Those players are also members of the Athletes in Action community on campus.

When coach Jodi Hermanek said that her team was not only the best team in Ohio, but also the best team in the Mid-American Conference, she may have raised a few eyebrows. A few more may have risen when Ohio entered the MAC Tournament on Wednesday as the No.

Ohio cornerback Travis Carrie was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, making him the ninth Bobcat currently on an NFL roster.

It took 13 innings, but Dakota Pyles  and Savannah Jo Dorsey sent the Bobcats soaring past the Buffalo Bulls to move on to a showdown for the MAC championship.

An efficient first inning and a perfect game by Savannah Jo Dorsey saw No. 5 seed Ohio beat No. 1 seed Ball State 3-0 Thursday at Akron’s Firestone Stadium in the second round of the MAC Tournament.

Ohio dropped its mid-week matchup against the Pittsburgh Panthers 6-1 Wednesday following a seven hit, one run performance from the offense.

All it took for Ohio to win the day on Wednesday was a standout performance from Savannah Jo Dorsey and two RBI singles to take down Kent State 2-1.

With the victory, Ohio moves on to the second round of the MAC tournament with its next game to be played at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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