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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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It has become a rarity to see a football player without some kind of tattoos.

Tattoos are popular with the members of the Ohio University football team, as one player told me he estimated that about 90 percent of the guys on the team have at least one tattoo.

In the 2013-14 campaign, Ohio men’s basketball leaned a lot on its forwards, and they played a significant role in Bobcats’ success. The Green and White may have lost Jon Smith, Ricardo Johnson and T.J.

Ohio starting quarterback Derrius Vick is protected by his best best friend and Ohio offensive lineman, Mike McQueen. 

Meredith Ashy anchors one of the best defenses in the Mid-American Conference as the Bobcats look to repeat success from last year.

Replacing a legend is never an easy task, but in college athletics, it’s inevitable. Ohio wrestling faces that challenge as it will be without heavyweight Jeremy Johnson for the first time in five seasons.

Ohio volleyball won its final road conference game Saturday with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-15, 25-21) sweep of Buffalo (14-14, 4-10) at Alumni Arena.

Back in 2011, the Trimble Tomcats lost to the Symmes Valley Vikings 28-19 in the regional quarterfinals. But the Tomcats are a much different team than the one from three years ago, and had a different plan for how this game would play out.

Saturday’s home exhibition matchup with Marietta was closer than the Ohio men’s basketball team would have liked, but the Bobcats ultimately came away with the victory 82-69 in front of a huge crowd on Dad’s Weekend.

Tri-Valley quarterback Brock Fargus and wide receiver Hunter Mohler have been building a repertoire all season in Dresden as perhaps the most dangerous quarterback and wide receiver duos in the MVL.

For the first time in four years, the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes made the playoffs, and traveled to Lucasville Valley to take on the No. 2 seed Indians. Unfortunately for them, the last time Lucasville Valley lost on their home turf was in 2010 and tonight was no different.

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