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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.


Following a non-conference win over the Idaho Vandals in Ohio’s home-opener, head coach Frank

Before the 2014 season began, nobody knew of running back A.J. Ouellette, or linebacker Quentin Poling.

Now, both players are household names.

Ouellette and Poling led their respective units to a 36-24 home-opening victory for Ohio (2-2, 1-0) over the Idaho Vandals (0-3).

The Ohio Bobcats field hockey team fought a long and hard battle against No. 17 Indiana on Saturday, but a 45th minute shot by the Hoosiers was the only goal in a 1-0 defeat.

The Ohio volleyball team bounced back from Thursday's five-set loss to Northwestern, sweeping the Green Bay Phoenix (25-18, 25-12, 25-23) to split their pair of matches at the Wildcat Challenge in Evanston, Ill.

The Ohio Bobcats will host the Idaho Vandals in the 2014 home opener at Peden Stadium on Saturday.

In a matchup that has given fans close games over the last several years, the Parkersburg South Patriots put on a show for their home crowd on Friday as they rolled over the Warren Warriors by a score of 49-7.

The Trimble Tomcats (4-0, 3-0 TVC-Hocking) showed no mercy against the Waterford Wildcats (1-3, 1-2), dominating in every phase of the game and coming away with the 69-0 win.

Coming into week four, Point Pleasant had won 17-consecutive regular season games and had No. 18 on the brain.

The Sheridan Generals continued their dominant start to the 2014 season Friday night as they beat the John Glenn Little Muskies 42-0 at Paul Culver Stadium.