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The first home win for the Ohio volleyball team (2-3) was a sweet one as it swept the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams (1-4), 3-0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-20), who defeated them last season in the final match of the regular season.

Logan Bash scampered down the sideline for a 43-yard score on Tri-Valley’s first offensive play and the Scotties never looked back, defeating the visiting Morgan Raiders 69-0 on Friday night in Dresden. It marks the 27th-straight league victory for the Scotties.

The South Gallia Rebels ran all over the Federal Hocking Lancers on Friday night en route to a 44-8 road victory for the Rebels.

Gallia Academy headed into Week 2 hoping to bounce back from an ugly 52-0 loss to Athens last week. They bounced back in big way, as the Blue Devils shutout the Chesapeake Panthers at home on Friday by a score of 30-0. 

After earning only one win in the 2013 season, the River Valley Raiders have already doubled that figure following their 34-7 win over the Southeastern Panthers on Friday night.

After starting the season off with a late-game loss to Fairfield Union in Week 2, the New Lexington Panthers were hoping to bounce back at home against Maysville.

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.

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