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HS spring sports canceled: Seniors react to saddening news

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ATHENS, OH — The disbelief. “You know it’s going to happen, but it doesn’t feel real,” Athens high school Track and Field senior McKenna Bruce said. That your senior season has been taken away. “Why us? Why this class? I was looking forward to so many things,” Athens high school Track and Field senior Caroline… Read More

Javon Hagan walks off the field during the Bobcats 45-25 loss to Louisiana on September 21, 2019..

Former Ohio Bobcat Javon Hagan preparing for NFL’s first virtual draft

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ATHENS, OH — There is no choice but to adapt. “We just have to learn how to overcome this obstacle, not as just athletes but as human beings just in general. We will be faced with obstacles in life so we just have to learn to overcome them,” former Ohio Bobcat safety Javon Hagan said…. Read More

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HS Track and Field: Bulldogs create Virtual Meets

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ATHENS, OH — “I tell the kids you’re writing your own story for this season,” Athens Track and Field head coach Adam Gonczy said. The story of this year’s Athens Track and Field team will be different from years past. With COVID-19 suspending all spring sports, Gonczy has created virtual meets for his team to… Read More

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Ohio Football: Fans travel across the country to see Bobcats play in Boise

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BOISE, Idaho — How excited were Ohio fans when they found out the Bobcats would be playing in Boise, Idaho? “I was jumping up and down,” Ohio alumni Kayla Gross said. “I’m not going to lie, I was so excited.” Ohio alumni Kayla Gross was praying that the Bobcats would play in Boise because… “I… Read More

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Ohio Football: Ohio’s rushing attack key in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl win

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BOISE, Idaho – Ohio has had success all season running the football.  The Bobcats entered Friday with the 22nd-ranked rushing offense in the nation.  It was no different in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl as the Bobcats rushed for 285 yards. The Bobcats had a solid day on the ground despite playing most of the… Read More

Ohio Football: The past and present in Boise for the Bobcats

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BOISE, ID — The Bobcats are back in Boise. “Obviously we’ve been to this bowl before and had a great experience there,” head coach Frank Solich said. “We were treated really well, the people were great.” Boise is the place where Solich and Ohio’s bowl success began. A thrilling 24-23 win over Utah State in… Read More

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Ohio Football: Bobcats’ offense explodes for season-high 66 points in win over BG

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ATHENS, OH — The Mid-American Conference has a new all-time wins King, and that man is Frank Solich and boy did he do it in style. Seven different Bobcats scored a touchdown against Bowling Green as Ohio scored a season-high 66 points in their blowout win over the Falcons. “We definitely feel like this is… Read More

Frank Solich speaking with the media after breaking the record for most wins in the MAC by a head coach

Ohio Football: Frank Solich the new all-time wins King of the MAC

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ATHENS, OH — The Mid-American Conference has a new all-time wins King, and that man is Frank Solich and boy did he do it in style. Seven different Bobcats scored a touchdown against Bowling Green as Ohio scored a season-high 66 points in their blowout win over the Falcons. “This record that comes with it… Read More

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Ohio Women’s Basketball: Barker’s hot shooting night fuels Ohio’s win over Marshall

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ATHENS, Ohio — Katie Barker hit four of her six three-point shots in the first quarter —  Barker’s hot start to the game helped lead Ohio to an early lead as the Bobcats stomped the Thundering Herd 67-51 Wednesday night in the Convocation center. Barker missed all of last season except one game due to… Read More

Ohio Volleyball has crucial opening MAC weekend

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When Ohio (8-5) Volleyball begins MAC play in the 2019 season, they will have no time to get adjusted to conference opponents. The Bobcats welcome Bowling Green and Miami (OH) to the Convo in a weekend that brings the projected top three teams in the MAC east against each other. Joe Collins previews the weekend… Read More

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Ohio Football: ‘Cats Look to Get Back in Win Column Against Louisiana

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ATHENS, OH — Through three games, 2019 doesn’t seem all that different from 2018 for Ohio football. Both had season-opening home victories over FCS schools followed by road losses to schools from the ACC (Virginia and Pitt) and a highly-touted Group of Five programs (Cincinnati and Marshall).  If history were to fully repeat itself for… Read More

Ohio Volleyball Sweeps Bobcat Invitational

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The Bobcat volleyball team entered the final game of the Ohio invitational after sweeping the College of Charleston and the Connecticut Huskies 3-0. Ohio would welcome the Virginia Cavaliers, who entered the game after defeating the Huskies and Charleston in similar fashion. It would be the Ohio (6-4) that would ride yesterday’s momentum to a… Read More

Ohio continues Record-Breaking start with blowout win over Southern Illinois

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The Bobcats, fresh off a 4-1 victory over Marshall, looked to continue their perfect season as they played host to Southern Illinois on Sunday, September 8. The game started off slow for both teams. SIU starting goalkeeper, Freshman Dariana Mihalache seemed to be everywhere to start the game with multiple saves and clears. It wasn’t… Read More