A leader stands strong in the face of adversity. A leader puts others before themselves. Derrius Vick is a leader.

The MVL standings at this time one year ago are quite similar this season, but with one key difference; the Sheridan Generals are a perfect 3-0 heading into Week 4.

There is no place like home.

That’s what the Ohio Bobcats (1-2) are thinking this week, as they finally prepare for their first home game of the season after playing three-straight on the road to begin the season.

Through the first three weeks of the 2014 season, it has been anything but a struggle for the Point Pleasant Knights (3-0), as they have dispensed of all three of their opponents in impressive fashion.

For a conference that was on the brink of disassembling before the 2014 season began, the SEOAL has provided plenty of excitement through the first three games. The Jackson Ironmen sit atop the standings with a perfect 3-0 record after shutting out its last two opponents.

In the first nine volleyball matches of her senior season, Hannah Burkle has already recorded more kills and blocks than her previous seasons as a Bobcat combined.

Ohio senior goalkeeper Brittany Walker and freshman Megan Silveira were named Mid-American Conference field hockey defensive and offensive player of the week, respectively, the league announced Tuesday, Sept. 16.


1) Trimble Tomcats (3-0)

It’s so-good so-far for the majority of the TVC-Ohio with all but Megis and Vinton County accumulating winning records through the first three weeks.

Ohio University announced plans Wednesday for a new “state-of-the-art” academic center that will be located behind the north end zone at Peden Stadium, as well as a fundraising campaign to finance the project.