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Anthony Knittel threw eight and a third scoreless innings to lead the Rio Grande RedStorm to a 2-0 victory over the Ohio Bobcats on Wednesday in Athens.

Ohio guard Nick Kellogg has been selected to play in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, a showcase for the top seniors in college basketball. The tournament features eight teams and takes place April 16-19 in Portsmouth, Va.

Two opponents step onto the mat. They don’t need to size each other up because there are no strangers in the Division I wrestling world.

With another dominating Savannah Jo Dorsey performance on the mound, Ohio took down the Bowling Green Falcons by a score of 6-0 on Saturday.

If the mantra “defense wins championships” applies to spring practice, the Ohio Bobcats seem destined to have a prosperous season ahead. The Bobcat defense held the offense to just one field goal and emerged victorious in the 2014 installment of the annual Green and White game.

Ohio saw their losing streak continue as a five-spot, as the seventh inning cost them a chance at a comeback. The five runs were enough to put the Zips lead out of reach as they won, 7-1.

The bottom of the seventh inning was when things got out of control for the ‘Cats.

The struggles in the bullpen have been a major issue for Ohio all season long.

Savannah, Jo Dorsey came through with her bat in the second game of Friday’s doubleheader against Toledo, just a few hours removed from winning the first game with her arm.

Former Ohio quarterback Tyler Tettleton signed a contract with the Canadian Football League’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats and said that he is excited to start his professional career.

On March 28, the Ohio Bobcats ended a season-high nine-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Western Michigan Broncos.

Saul Phillips was introduced as Ohio’s men’s basketball coach Tuesday, and there is no doubt that he is excited about being in Athens.

Ohio pitcher Savannah Jo Dorsey was named Mid-American Conference East Co-Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season.

Even with a new head coach in place, the fallout from Jim Christian’s defection to Boston College continues. Evan Daniels from Scout.com reported that Ohio Athletic Director Jim Schaus has no intention to release Ohio signee Tariq Owens from his letter of intent.

Bobcat moms were able to go home happy after Ohio responded offensively in a 6-3 win a day after getting no-hit.

Update April 6, 2:55 p.m.: Ohio agreed with Saul Phillips to a five-year contract worth $550,000 annually, according to Dom Izzo of WDAY.

Game 1

Before the weekend series with Ohio, the Kent State Golden Flashes had one of the best offenses in the Mid-American Conference. With a collective .280 batting average and 167 runs scored on the season, the Flashes ranked second-best in the conference.

Tori Speckman pitched a no-hitter and opened Mid-American Conference play for Buffalo with a bang as the Bulls spoiled the Bobcats MAC home opener with a 4-0 loss on Saturday.

A young woman in modern body armor squats in the dirt, intently staring at her commander, who stands 40 feet from her. The young warrior donned in green and white gladly takes in the symphony of her fellow soldiers cheering her on from the dugout as she adjusts to get more comfortable.

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The RedStorm look to remain undefeated against Pikeville and Bluefield
The Bobcats will take on Miami in a Friday doubleheader, and matchup with Ball State on Saturday and Sunday

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Bobcat Showcase reporter Alex Stec heads to the Athens Country Club with Ohio Senior golfer Kristen Helmsdoerfer for her final golf tutorial. This time, these two are focusing on the final and arguably the most difficult aspect of golf, chipping.

Coming off of a doubleheader sweep of Cumberlands, the Rio Grande Redstorm (22-13) looks to keep their winning ways going as they face off against a pair of Mid-South Conference foes. Rio Grande takes on the Bluefield Rams (3-37) on Friday and the Pikeville Bears (13-22) on Saturday.

Rio Grande will host Mid-South foe Lindsey Wilson this weekend in their final home conference series of the season.

Don’t look now, but Ohio softball is halfway through Mid-American Conference play. This weekend, the ‘Cats get a shot at the Miami RedHawks in Oxford, Ohio, and the Ball State Cardinals in Muncie, Ind.

Anthony Knittel threw eight and a third scoreless innings to lead the Rio Grande RedStorm to a 2-0 victory over the Ohio Bobcats on Wednesday in Athens.

To the tune of back-to-back shutouts, the Marietta College Pioneers took an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at home against Capital University.

Game 1

In the first doubleheader of a 10 home game series, the Rio Grande RedStorm (22-13) swept the Cumberlands Patriots (13-22) thanks partly to nearly perfect pitching from Jenna Jones and Tiffany Bise.

Tuesday’s winter-like conditions forced both Ohio and Rio Grande to cancel their afternoon games.

After going 1-3 over the weekend, the Rio Grande Redstorm (20-13) look to bounce back with a sweep of the lowly Cumberlands Patriots (13-20).

Ohio guard Nick Kellogg has been selected to play in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, a showcase for the top seniors in college basketball. The tournament features eight teams and takes place April 16-19 in Portsmouth, Va.

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