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The Eastern Lady Eagles dominated the boards and defeated the Belpre Lady Golden Eagles 59-39 on Thursday night.  Eastern outrebounded Belpre 48-21 en route to a blowout victory.

Thursday’s game was all about turning points for Trimble. The Lady Tomcats (1-1) had their first win of the season against Wahama, 51-12, after dropping the first contest of the season.

With former captain Megan Dixon graduated, the Vinton County Lady Vikings needed one of their returning starters to step up to be the team’s leader and main scorer this season.

If you would have told the Athens Bulldogs they would score 52 points, put up 563 yards of total offense and lose a game, the team would probably think you are crazy.

The field for the 2015 Ezybonds U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam was announced Thursday, and the Ohio Bobcats found themselves on the list of teams competing in the tournament.

If a trip to the OHSAA Division III State Championship wasn’t enough for the 14-0 Athens Bulldogs, they have something new to celebrate after quarterback Joe Burrow was named Ohio’s Mr. Football by the Associated Press.

With less than a minute left in the game, Jessie Addis and Madison Davis used the teamwork Nelsonville-York coach Amanda Dalton always stresses to get the win 62-59 in an OHSAA Foundation Scrimmage Game against the Logan Lady Chieftains.

Five recruits took advantage of the early signing period and have signed with the Ohio swimming and diving team for next season.

First year head coach Rachel Komisarz-Baugh came to Athens hoping to turn around the program with the reputation as one of the top recruiters in the nation.

Kiyanna Black led the way with 19 points as Ohio women’s basketball extended its winning streak to six with an 87-67 victory over Morehead State, marking Ohio's best start to a season since 1986.

“I wasn’t even born yet, so 1986 seems like a century ago,” Kat Yelle said.

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