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As a member of the Ohio Bobcats football team, it is not typical for freshmen to come in and contribute right away.

In fact, out of all the upperclassmen currently on the Bobcats roster, only nine players did not redshirt as freshmen.   

On paper, Ohio’s game with Eastern Illinois on Saturday appeared to be the typical FCS-matchup that results in an easy win for Ohio.

The renewal of the “Battle of the Bridge” rivalry between Gallia Academy and Point Pleasant did not turn into one of the exciting battles of the past as the Big Blacks came out on top by a score of 58-3.

Tri-Valley continued their MVL dominance with a 38-7 over New Lexington on homecoming weekend in Dresden.

Lani Smith fought her way into the box before realizing that there were no Bobcats’ defenders to stop her run and looking at a wide open goal.

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Two Bobcats take home volleyball player of the week honors
Ohio Bobcats head coach Frank Solich spoke to the media about entering full-time Mid-American Conference play.

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1.) Athens Bulldogs (5-0, 2-0)

1) Point Pleasant Big Blacks (5-0)

As a member of the Ohio Bobcats football team, it is not typical for freshmen to come in and contribute right away.

In fact, out of all the upperclassmen currently on the Bobcats roster, only nine players did not redshirt as freshmen.   

Two Bobcats earned MAC Player of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 29 in the East Division with junior libero Meredith Ashy being named the defensive player of the week and junior setter Abby Gilleland being named co-offensive player of the week.

In the week leading up to the beginning of Ohio's Mid-American Conference slate, head coach Frank Solich listed starting quarterback Derrius Vick as "doubtful" in his weekly press conference, leaving JD Sprague as the starter for the second consecutive week.

The Ohio Women’s Golf team notched their first tournament victory since 2004 as they won the Golden Grizzlies invitational on Sunday at the Katke-Cousins Golf Course in Rochester, Mich.

Ohio compiled ten services aces and improved to 2-0 in Mid-American Conference play after defeating the Central Michigan Chippewas 3-1 (25-11, 21-25, 25-18, 25-20) Saturday night in Mount Pleasant, Mich.

The Ohio soccer team battled Buffalo Sunday coming off a 3-1 victory over Akron on Friday. The closely contested battle was controlled in the midfield for the majority of the game, but the Bulls handed the Bobcats their first loss in double overtime, 1-0. 

For anyone who may have said the Ohio Bobcats played their best hockey Friday night, they were wrong.

The Bobcats moved to 4-0 after manhandling the Pittsburgh Panthers, 9-1, in the second game of their 2-game weekend series.

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