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With Athens high school football due to end in the coming weeks, a lot of attention has shifted towards the basketball court as the action inside the TVC gyms is just getting started.

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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The Ohio softball team announced its schedule for the upcoming season on Friday.

Ohio softball announced its schedule for the upcoming 2015 season on Friday.

The Bobcats are coming off a great 2014 campaign in which they won their first-ever Mid-American Conference Tournament and received an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship, the second time in school history.

Under first-year head coach Saul Philips, the Men's Basketball team is set to start its season against Marietta Saturday afternoon in an exhibition game.

Highlights from the Bobcats' 2013-2014 season and their first ever Bobcat Madness will get you primed for the upcoming 2014 Bobcat Basketball season.

It’s a brand-new season for many teams in the state of Ohio. The regular season is over, many goals have been met, but there’s still a lot of football to be played. Two teams who will be starting this new season are the Athens Bulldogs (10-0) and the Granville Blue Aces (8-2).

Year after year, history attempts to repeat itself. In OHSAA Division III, Region 9, that is just the case as the No. 1 seed Tri-Valley has been paired up with the No. 8 seed New Philadelphia in the first round of the playoffs for the second year in a row.

On Wednesday, the Ohio Bobcats defeated the Buffalo Bulls 37-14. On Thursday, two Bobcats were recognized for their efforts in the Bobcats' win.

With the Jackson Ironmen heading into the postseason, the mayor of Jackson, Randy Heath, has proclaimed tomorrow to be Jackson Ironmen Football Day in the city. 

Every year when the schedule is released, players and coaches alike look for that game that they circle. For the teams in Parkersburg, the Civil War is that game.

On Friday night, TVC-Ohio runners-up Nelsonville-York (7-3) will travel to Lucasville Valley to square off with the Indians (8-2) to kick off postseason play in Division six, region 21.