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The Ohio High School Athletic Association released a full list of opening round playoff match-ups on Sunday. The following teams from within our coverage area have qualified for postseason play and are displayed with italicized text. Division II, region five #5 Tri-Valley @ #4 Youngstown Boardman Division III, region nine #5 Columbus Bexley @ #4… Read More
The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its latest set of computer ratings on Tuesday afternoon. Several teams from within our coverage area are in playoff contention heading into the regular season’s final week. With the exception of division I, the top eight teams from each region will qualify for the playoffs. Division II, Region… Read More
The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its latest set of computer ratings ahead of week nine competition. Several teams from within our coverage area are ranked. With the exception of division I, the top eight teams from each region will qualify for the playoffs. Division II, region five Despite its second consecutive loss, Logan… Read More
The Ohio High School Athletic Association revealed its latest computer ratings Tuesday afternoon and several teams from within our coverage area are ranked within their respective divisions and regions. Division II, region 5 After falling to Jackson, Logan (6-1) dropped from second to sixth with a 13.4643 rating. Joining the Chieftains are the Tri-Valley Scotties… Read More
The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its latest set of computer ratings and several teams from within our coverage area find themselves ranked within their respective regions and divisions. Beginning in D-II, region five, Logan (6-0) is tied for second with Pataskala Licking Heights. Both teams have 13.2167 ratings. Six spots down in eight,… Read More
The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its latest computer ratings ahead of week six competition. Several teams within our coverage area are ranked within their respective region. Beginning with larger teams, Logan (5-0) stands in second place in division II, region five with an 11.1 rating. Tri-Valley (4-1) ranks 10th in the same region… Read More
The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its first set of weekly computer ratings for all seven divisions and 26 regions. Several teams within our coverage area found themselves ranked. Beginning with our larger schools, Tri-Valley (3-1, 2-0) placed tied for 12th in division II, region six with a computer rating of 4.975. The Logan… Read More
As was first reported by the Athens Messenger, the Nelsonville-York School Board accepted the resignations of head football coach David Boston Jr. and assistant coach Dave Boston Sr. It also terminated assistant coach Jason Andrews’s contract. Assistant coach Earich Dean will take the reigns as interim head coach for the remainder of the season. According… Read More
A series of missed payments has forced the Athens City School District to remove Scott Riggs’s name from Athens High School’s stadium, as was first reported by the Athens Messenger. According to The Messenger, Riggs, who has donated $50,000 dollars towards the stadium refurbishing project, missed payments during the fall and spring that would have kept the… Read More
The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced revised divisions based on new male student enrollment totals. Six schools within our coverage area will be changing divisions. Beginning in the TVC-Hocking, both Belpre and Federal Hocking dropped down to Division VII from Division VI. The schools boast male student enrollments of 98 and 96 respectively, according… Read More
Brad Friedman takes a closer look at the numbers behind Ohio Volleyball's monstrous streak.
Here are the scores for all of your favorite area teams. Division III, Region 9 Tri-Valley: 20 Athens: 41 Columbus Desales: 24 Jackson: 14 Division IV, Region 13 Maysville: 0 Columbus Beechcroft: 35 West Virginia, Class AAA Parkersburg South: 0 Capital: 70
Here are scores from all of your favorite area teams. TVC-Hocking Trimble: 65 Eastern: 6 South Gallia: 32 Wahama: 44 Southern: 7 Waterford: 18 TVC-Ohio Wellston: 7 Athens: 82 Alexander: 21 Nelsonville-York: 35 Meigs: 18 Ironton: 41 Vinton County: 18 River Valley: 21 SEOAL Zanesville: 24 Logan: 14 Portsmouth: 21 Jackson: 49 Gallia… Read More
The Ohio University volleyball team stayed unbeaten in Mid-American Conference play after a 3-0 win over Bowling Green Saturday night in Northeast Ohio. The Bobcats are 13-4 and 6-0 in the MAC. Outside hitters Kelly Lamberti and Jaime Kosiorek combined for 26 kills and five service aces in the road victory.
Players on TVC-Hocking teams playing more than one position is nothing new. In many cases, it’s a necessity to field a competitive team. However, when a player needs to trill his lips, tilt his head up and think before listing off all of his on-field responsibilities, as is the case with Wahama’s Kaileb Sheets, it’s… Read More
Whether it's a top-spin serve or a floater, it takes precision, planning and execution to become a good volleyball server.
A popular sports cliché states that defense wins championships. Even though this is not a championship game, New Lexington and Maysville’s defensive units will have their work cut out for them when the teams go head-to-head on Friday. The two teams combined to score 70 points last week, with Maysville topping Crooksville 49-15 and New… Read More
With almost half of the Ohio volleyball team's offensive production from 2013 gone, the Bobcats look to stay atop the Mid-American Conference with a couple new faces at the net.
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 continue in the MVL, where physical football is the name of the game. The John Glenn Little Muskies recently took part in a scrimmage against Carrolton… Read More
Too many Eastern Michigan hits ended Ohio's season-high two-game win streak. EMU beat Ohio 10-5 in the final game of a three-game series Sunday. The Bobcats had won the previous two games and head coach Rob Smith – whose tenure started in 2013 – got his first series win. Ohio fell to 8-32 (4-14 MAC),… Read More
Before the weekend series with Eastern Michigan, the Ohio baseball squad had left the friendly confines of Bob Wren Stadium with a victory just once in 15 games. On Friday night, it appeared early on that Ohio would add another loss in front of their home fans, as the scoreboard showed a 4-2 deficit and… Read More
Eight lead changes, nine ties and margin of no more than six points between John Glenn and Dover contributed to a nail-biting, scrappy division II regional final matchup. The game was not out of reach for either team until the final minute of play, but John Glenn’s (22-3) physicality near the hoop wore down Dover… Read More
On a day when Ohio set the record for most 3-pointers in a season, 810, the land beyond the arc could not have been much harsher to the visiting ‘Cats. Ohio’s (9-21, 4-15) 7-of-39 performance from 3-point land contributed to its third loss to Toledo (15-15, 10-9) of the season, this time to the tune… Read More
The first 17 games of Ohio’s season brought confidence and excitement to Ohio women’s basketball. The ‘Cats had accumulated an 8-9 record, surpassing last season’s win total of six, and they had improved in several statistical categories. 23 minutes into a Jan. 26 matchup against Toledo, returning to a .500 clip seemed inevitable with Ohio… Read More