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Athens Ohio Roller Derby is hosting a double header on October 26, 2019 at the Athens Community Center. Doors open at 11am, first whistle at 12! As always, Kids 10 and under are free! At noon, the Black Diamond Betties will be taking on a new rival from Somerset, KY – Somer City Roller Derby…. Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Ohio Supreme Court is keeping the door open for a court challenge of reforms aimed at leveling the playing field for public and private school sports teams. The court on Tuesday ruled that a Hamilton County judge can properly consider a challenge by a Catholic school athletic league to “competitive… Read More
Referees at sporting events are used to being heckled by fans but, sometimes, they are victims of actual assault. A new bill has been introduced in the Ohio Legislature to address that problem. Democratic Rep. Joe Miller (D-Amherst) is also a college basketball referee. He says he hasn’t been assaulted by over-zealous fans but he’s aware… Read More
As baseball tries to appeal to a younger audience, there’s concern the long game times may drive away that demographic. So MLB is experimenting with speeding games up and eliminating downtime.
ATHENS, Ohio– Ohio University’s Bob Wren stadium has joined the trend around college baseball with the switch to an artificial turf infield. The $600,000 renovation has been a goal of head coach Rob Smith since he came to Ohio. The project began at the start of the fall semester and was completed the first week… Read More
Unfortunately for senior wide receiver Elijah Ball, 2018 is dejá vu of his junior campaign. A career-ending leg injury, this time early in Fall Camp, has once again left Ohio Football with a big hole at the top of their receiver depth chart. Ball announced the decision on Twitter and it leaves receivers coach Dwayne… Read More
COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State expects to open fall camp as scheduled on Friday – but without coach Urban Meyer. Meyer was put on administrative leave on Wednesday over the handling of a longtime assistant who has been accused of domestic violence. Co-offensive coordinator Ryan Day will run the team while Ohio State investigates claims… Read More