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According to Ohio head coach Frank Solich, this season’s group of running backs is one of the most versatile and reliable groups to play during his tenure.

In many ways, the 2014 Ohio Bobcats are a new-look team. New faces are stepping in, and some familiar ones are stepping up into starting roles. One unit that remains largely intact from last year to the present is the Bobcats’ defensive line.

With the SPACER Trophy on the line, both Alexander coach Alex Penrod and Federal Hocking coach Craig Moore led their teams onto the field for the first time as head coaches.

Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams.

Twenty-seven years ago, one gallon of gas in the United States cost an average of 90 cents. That was also the last time that the Athens Bulldogs beat Gallia Academy at R. Basil Rutter Field. 

The Parkersburg Big Reds begin the 2014 season on Friday night, but this time there is a little more on the line.

The road to a 6-4 record and an SEOAL title did not come paved in gold for the Logan Chieftains in 2013.

One of the Mid-American Conference's newest bowl games for the 2014 season finally has a title sponsor.

Ohio football coach Frank Solich said Monday morning during a conference call that Derrius Vick will start at quarterback for the season opener Saturday at Kent State.

Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams.

Editor's Note: Over the next two weeks our reporters will be bringing you team previews for each team in the SEOAL, TVC-Ohio, TVC-Hocking, and our West Virginia teams.

The Mid-American Conference and ESPN have announced a 13-year rights extension deal that runs through 2026-27. The deal is the largest in the 68-year history of the conference.

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Ohio cornerback Travis Carrie was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, making him the ninth Bobcat currently on an NFL roster.

It took 13 innings, but Dakota Pyles  and Savannah Jo Dorsey sent the Bobcats soaring past the Buffalo Bulls to move on to a showdown for the MAC championship.

An efficient first inning and a perfect game by Savannah Jo Dorsey saw No. 5 seed Ohio beat No. 1 seed Ball State 3-0 Thursday at Akron’s Firestone Stadium in the second round of the MAC Tournament.

Ohio dropped its mid-week matchup against the Pittsburgh Panthers 6-1 Wednesday following a seven hit, one run performance from the offense.

All it took for Ohio to win the day on Wednesday was a standout performance from Savannah Jo Dorsey and two RBI singles to take down Kent State 2-1.

With the victory, Ohio moves on to the second round of the MAC tournament with its next game to be played at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.

A 6-1 loss to Northern Illinois on Senior Day wasn’t a perfect end to the Ohio softball team’s regular season. But the postseason awaits, and the three-hour trek to Akron for the Mid-American Conference Tournament could be just what it takes to re-energize the Bobcats.

Amanda Dalton, Savannah Jo Dorsey, and Casie Hutchinson all earned spots on All-MAC teams, as confirmed by a report from the conference office on Tuesday.

The Ohio soccer team announced its schedule for the 2014 season on Monday, with eight nonconference games and 11 games against Mid-American Conference opponents.

Losing on Senior Day was not what the Ohio Bobcats had planned, but it came to just that as Ohio fell 6-1 on Sunday against Northern Illinois.

It was the last game at the Ohio Softball Field for Alexandria Basquez, Erin Lashley, and Alyssa Wolfe.

Ohio’s Savannah Jo Dorsey watched the pitch that had just left her hand sail off of Kayti Grable’s bat for a two-run homer that deflated the home crowd’s intensity.

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