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Ohio men’s basketball fell to 1-2 in the 2014 Diamondhead Classic as a result of their 71-58 loss to Nebraska, and dropped to 4-6 on the season.

For one of the first times all season, the Ohio men’s basketball team put together a complete 40 minutes of play in their 99-75 win over DePaul in the Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic.

Ohio wrestling competed at the 2014 Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday, and left the “Biggest Little City in the World,” with two champions. Tywan Claxton and Cody Walters claimed titles at 149 pounds and 174, respectively.

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Lady Vikings lose big to Unioto for their fourth loss of the season.

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The Athens Lady Bulldogs went a perfect 3-0 this week, defeating Gallia Academy, Chillicothe and Meigs to improve to 5-3 on the season. 

The Lady Bulldogs took down Gallia Academy on Saturday, Dec. 13 in the Golden Rocket Invitational in Wellston, 60-37

After a deep post-season football run, the Trimble Tomcats boys squad was off to a late start on the 2014-15 campaign.

The Lady Tomcats came up short twice this week to Eastern and Southern. The Trimble girls squad (1-7) traveled to Eastern (6-3) on Monday night and took a loss 60-38.

The Lady Eagles (6-3, 5-1) started off the week with another dominating performance, this time beating the Trimble Tomcats 60-38.

Eastern coach Jeremy Hill has emphasized the importance of his team putting together four solid quarters of basketball since the start of the season. But playing a full 32 minutes seems to be the biggest problem for the Eagles (1-3, 1-2).

Ohio wrestling competed at the 2014 Reno Tournament of Champions on Sunday, and left the “Biggest Little City in the World,” with two champions. Tywan Claxton and Cody Walters claimed titles at 149 pounds and 174, respectively.

The Alexander Spartans (4-2, 2-1 TVC-Ohio) played two games over the past week, splitting those games with Vinton County and Meigs. The Spartans are in the midst of a six-game road-trip.

Three games in one week is nothing new for most high school basketball teams, but the Alexander Lady Spartans’ 1-2 week had to be draining.

Despite Kiyanna Black going down with an injury in the first half, and a late game comeback attempt by UMass, the Bobcats won for the second straight day with a 59-52 victory to improve to 8-2 on the year.

The Vinton County Vikings (3-1, 2-1 TVC-Ohio) entered the week knowing that they had a tough conference schedule ahead of them. Even after overcoming a solid Alexander Spartan squad early in the week, the Vikings needed to stand toe-to-toe against an experienced Athens Bulldogs team on Friday.

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