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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.