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Ohio Splits Doubleheader at Western Michigan Ending Its Winning Streak

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Ohio came into Saturday’s doubleheader at Western Michigan with a 10-game winning streak, but lost it after splitting decisions on the day. Game One The Bobcats took game one 6-4, thanks to big bats and Savannah Jo Dorsey’s strong performance. The Broncos scored two runs in the bottom of the first frame to gain an early 2-0 lead. … Read More

Waterford Falls to Hiland in State Final

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Next season Waterford will unveil a new banner.  It will say “Runner-up.” Berlin Hiland won its fifth State Championship by defeating the Lady Wildcats 61-41. The final score tells it right.  Hiland led for over 30 minutes in the 32-minute game.  Waterford had one lead the entire contest.  Megan Ball was fouled after making a… Read More

Waterford and Hiland to Battle for State History

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In baseball, being successful one time out of three makes a player one of the best.  For the Waterford Lady Wildcats, going one out of three is a nightmare. Waterford will play in its third-consecutive State Championship game on Saturday.  After a full season of passing doubts, overcoming a lost player and wild comeback wins,… Read More

Lady Wildcats Advance to State Final with a Buzzer Beater

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Hayley Duff saved Waterford’s season in the District Final against South Webster.  On a bigger stage in the State Semi-Finals, she played savior again. Tied 35-35, and the clock ticking below 10 seconds, Megan Ball passed to Alli Kern.  Kern threw across her body to Duff who drove to the basket.  Duff put up a… Read More

Waterford to See Jackson Center in State Semi-Finals

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For the third year in a row, the Schottenstein Center will host the Waterford Lady Wildcats in the State Tournament. Waterford defeated Danville 50-35 on Saturday to clinch the Regional Championship. The Lady Wildcats (23-3) have to hurdle Jackson Center for a chance to defend their title for another season. The Lady Tigers (22-4) are… Read More

Lady Wildcats Clinch Third Straight Trip to States

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When Jerry Close took over the reins of the Waterford Lady Wildcats basketball team 12 years ago, he did not believe he could he could win consecutive Regional Championships.  On Saturday night, he did it for a third time in as many years. Waterford defeated Danville 50-35 and clinched a spot in the State Semi-finals… Read More

Waterford Defeats Eastern for Third Time to Advance to Regional Finals

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It is often said the hardest thing to do in sports is beat a team three times.  Trying to do it in a regional semi-final seems unlikely, but don’t tell that to the Waterford Lady Wildcats because they’ll prove you wrong like they did on Thursday night. After winning by seven in the first meeting… Read More

Trimble Can’t Comeback Against South Webster

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Tyler Slack nailed a three for Trimble.  South Webster’s full-court inbound pass was intercepted by Trimble and Cameron Kittle putback a missed three.  The Jeeps led 47-40, but it seemed like Trimble saved up a little comeback magic. The magic soon ran out. Shiloah Blevins and Alek Blevins put out the Trimble run.  Alek Blevins… Read More

Three Bobcats Earn Conference Honors

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The Mid-American Conference announced its All-MAC selections Monday and three Ohio Bobcats made the cut. Jaaron Simmons was named All-MAC First Team, Jordan Dartis was named All-MAC Honorable Mention and Jason Carter was placed on the MAC All-Freshman Team. Ever since Antonio Campbell went down, Simmons has unquestionably been Ohio’s leader and has filled the… Read More

Alexander Uses Clutch Steals to Overcome North Adams

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The Alexander Lady Spartans needed late game heroics to defeat the North Adams Lady Green Devils 45-42, but the end of the first half may have been key for Alexander’s second consecutive District Championship. In the corner and beyond the arc Rachael Richardson stood. She knocked in the three-ball and was fouled on the shot…. Read More

Waterford Rallies in Overtime for District Title

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Ellie Jo Johnson nailed both free throws.  Eighteen seconds until an upset, the Lady Jeeps led Waterford 35-33.  South Webster’s fans went crazy.  Waterford’s side sat stunned.  Meanwhile the players on the court played on. Hayley Duff went coast-to-coast and threw up a shot.  The ball banked off the backboard and in with three seconds… Read More

Waterford Defeats Fairfield, Continues Tournament Streak

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Alli Kern stood under the basket and shot.  The ball clanked off the rim and Kern snagged the offensive rebound.  Repeat and repeat before Kern finally made the ball through the hoop. Waterford defeated Fairfield 46-17 Saturday, but those missed shots came plenty in what may have been one of the worst games Waterford has… Read More

Belpre Falls to South Webster Lady Jeeps

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South Webster and Belpre should open a bakery after Saturday’s matchup.  Their specialty?  Turnovers. The Lady Jeeps and the Lady Golden Eagles combined for a whopping 45 turnovers.  Belpre turned the ball over 23 times and South Webster was just behind with 22.  They combined for 21 alone in the first quarter. South Webster was… Read More

Carter’s Career Night Helps Ohio Win Battle of the Bricks

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Jason Carter has made an impact since being pushed into Ohio’s starting lineup. At Miami on Tuesday, Carter left a crater. Carter dropped 25 points and gathered 11 rebounds in Ohio’s 79-62 victory over the RedHawks. “It’s getting more and more comfortable as each game goes on,” said Carter. “Each game seems to be getting… Read More

Vinton County Ends Season to Fairfield Union

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The tournament run ended early for the Vinton County as the Lady Vikings fell to Fairfield Union 58-50. Cassie Bentley went coast-to-coast for an easy basket with 3:23 remaining in the third quarter.  It was the first basket for the Lady Vikings in the second half. The entire game was one missed shot after another,… Read More