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After losing to Penn’s Casey Kent, senior bobcat Cody Walters returned to The Garden for his final match, which came against Alex Meyer from Iowa. Walters bounced up and down on the mat, fixed the straps of his singlet, and looked over his right shoulder, up to the second level, to find his parents. He knew… Read More
Earlier this season, Mizzou’s Blaise Butler beat Ohio’s redshirt senior Cody Walters twice. Butler got in the way of Walters’ fourth conference title, and Walters was going to make sure Butler did not get in his way on the national stage. Walters sat in his hotel room, watching his most recent loss, only two weeks ago, Blaise… Read More
Standing on mat six pacing back and forth, Ohio RS senior Cody Walters waited for his quarterfinals round to start. Diagonal to him on mat seven was his roommate, Sparty Chino, in period three and behind two points. The inside four mats were dedicated to the quarterfinals, and each weight class began at the same time…. Read More
Several ‘Cats used the fresh memory of a loss earlier that morning to gain momentum. One in particular is RS senior Sparty Chino, who is one of very few athletes to wrestle three matches and still be in the tournament. Starting in the pigtails round, Chino came out with a close 2-1, but the impact… Read More
174lb Weight Class Top-10 No. 1- Bo Nickali (Penn State)- win No. 2- Brian Realbuto (Cornell) – loss No. 3- Blaise Butler (Missouri)- loss No. 4 – Ethan Ramos (North Carolina) loss. No. 5- Zach Brunson (Illinois)- win No. 6- Bryce Hammond (CSU Bakersfield) – win No. 7- Cody Walters (Ohio) – Win Ohio’s Cody… Read More
“It’s only a few more pounds! Come on, just get going!” Sparty Chino sits on the edge of the new mats placed in the auxiliary gym at Madison Square Garden. He’s chirping at a group of Fighting Illini on the bikes. There’s only one more day until competition. Chino keeps chirping at the other athletes,… Read More
The NCAA moved to a new baseball in 2015. The new style is boosting offensive production and forcing pitchers to adjust.
Though both teams had plenty of postseason experience, Jackson and St. Francis Desales had only met one other time in history. In a battle of power of speed versus power, Desales’s speed won the matchup as the Ironmen fell 24-14. Although Hunter Sexton was credited with the first touchdown of the matchup, the Ironmen were… Read More
Ohio field hockey players reflect on their time with head coach Neil Macmillan. Reporter Abbey Carnivale tells their stories.
Ohio wrestlers Phil Wellington, Cody Walters and Sparty Chino talk about their outlook on a much anticipated 2014-15 wrestling season.
After the Logan Chieftains stormed onto the field, wide receiver Chance Cox mounted the shoulders of his teammates in an attempt to rally his fellow seniors as their final season together draws to an end. “We only have three left,” shouted Cox, but this wouldn’t be enough to ignite the Logan offense, as the Chieftains… Read More
The Jackson Ironmen and Warren Warriors battled on Friday night in the first week of SEOAL play, and during the game came a downpour of rain that would affect both teams. In the end, the Ironmen came away with the 28-5 victory, but not after a few slippery missteps made it hard to get started…. Read More
In 2011, young field hockey players in the United States saw a new regulation requiring athletes to wear goggles while competing. It's a wonder why the regulations haven't reached the collegiate game, where the skill set reaches new heights every year.
Ohio freshman Megan Silveira scored her first career goal off the bench in the 51st minute to push the Bobcats ahead of rival Ohio State on Friday. Ohio held on to win, 1-0.
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. We begin in the SEOAL, where with only five teams in the conference, the competition is always tough. It’s 6 a.m. and alarm clocks in Logan are… Read More
During the second day of the NCAA Zones, the Bobcats filled several places in the 20s. The Bobcats kept up their consistent 3-meter performances into Zones, led by Morgan Srail in 20th with 266.90. The next places taken by the Bobcats were 23rd and 29th, taken by Kristin Capcik and MaryRose Hillstrom respectively. March 15… Read More
Before the Ohio diving team has a chance to make it to the NCAA Championships, they must first compete in the NCAA Zones Championships beginning on Thursday. “[With] diving – because it’s judged and you can’t compare every meet and every score – you have to qualify to get to Zones with a certain score,”… Read More
After completing his tenth year at Ohio University, diving coach Russ Dekker has been honored with the 2013-14 Mid-American Conference Diving Coach of the Year. “It’s a privilege, it’s an honor,” said Dekker, according to ohiobobcats.com. “I have four great kids, four talented divers, four hard-workers that really care about being a Bobcat.” His squad… Read More
After a dominating performance in the Mid-American Conference Tournament, swimmer Addy Ferguson will represent Ohio at the NCAA Championships. The sophomore has been invited to race in the 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly competitions, starting March 20. Ferguson had outstanding showings in both the 100-yard backstroke (53.10) and 100-yard butterfly (53.48), taking first in both… Read More
Ohio Swimming and Diving finished the Mid-American Conference tournament on Saturday in sixth place, improving its seventh place standing in days past. Diver Morgan Srail led her team as she took first place in the three-meter dive with a score of 306.25. Four places later was her teammate Kristin Capcik at 323.05 Rachel Stearns was… Read More
Ohio swimming and diving began its Mid-American Conference tournament on Feb. 27 in an attempt to redeem itself after a shaky end to the season. Leading the Bobcats in the 500-yard freestyle finals was Laurin Williams, placing fourth with a time of 4:51.74. Kristin Capcik represented Ohio in the one-meter dive finals, placing third with… Read More
Swimmers with bodies in perfect shape for their Mid-American Conference Tournament lie on the pool deck. They have been fine-tuning muscles for months now, but that’s not their only type of advanced preparation. They put on drag suits to make their exercises more difficult, but little do they think about their built in resistance: body… Read More
Nelsonville-York came out of the gate strong and finished off the game strong as well, as the Buckeyes defeated the Crooksville Ceramics 57-49 at Jackson High School. The Buckeyes dominated a majority of the game, as they shot 47 percent from the field. Despite their domination, the Buckeyes still had to fight tooth and nail… Read More
After a dominating performance the day before against Xavier, Ohio Swimming and Diving returned to the waters again Saturday. The Bobcats will return home after a disappointing defeat against Miami University, 186-111. “We should’ve done a little better today, coming in to a nice pool like this,” interim head coach Derick Roe said. Miami’s facility,… Read More