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Monday, September 1,2014
Sports NEWS

Promising Bobcat debut nearly gets fumbled away

By Matt Lardner
Ohio University's defense, returning eight starters and a dangerously deep front four, held up as planned in the team's 17-14 win at Kent Saturday. The Bobcats surrendered only 14 points.
Saturday, August 30,2014
Sports NEWS

Turnover-plagued Bobcats eke out win in opener vs. Kent

Ohio stuffs Flashes' running attack

By Matt Lardner
Ohio's defensive line looked elite, new starters played effectively in the passing attack, and Kent State couldn't capitalize on four consecutive Bobcat turnovers Saturday night as Ohio ensured sucess for the kickoff to Frank Solich's 10th season as head football coach in Athens.
Wednesday, August 27,2014
Sports NEWS

Bobcats head to Kent in emotionally charged opener

By Matt Lardner
The Ohio Bobcats on Monday began game-week practice for the Aug. 30 season opener in Kent after the weekend off with a light day and some closure in the summer-long quarterback competition.
Sunday, August 24,2014
Sports NEWS

Man pleads not guilty in uptown sexual battery case

By David DeWitt
A man charged for sexual battery in an uptown sex incident pleaded not guilty last week when he was arraigned in Athens County Common Pleas Court.
Sunday, August 24,2014
Sports NEWS

Ohio’s non-football sports look to be competitive this fall

By Kaleb Carter
Ohio University has seven varsity sports teams or squads gearing up this fall season that aren't football, with games and matches rapidly approaching. The Athens NEWS sat down with coaches from women's field hockey, soccer and volleyball to get their takes on their teams' upcoming seasons, plus included a short preview of men's and women's golf and cross country.
Wednesday, August 20,2014
Sports NEWS

OU hockey, the cradle of coaches

By Scott Proietti
Ohio University is known for many traditions, although the school's outstanding hockey program is often taken for granted. Hockey began play at OU in 1958, and Bird Arena has seen its fair share of talented and successful coaches make their way through Athens over the years.
Wednesday, August 20,2014
Sports NEWS

’Cats will need to refuel, refocus in 2014

By Matt Lardner
In his 10th season in Green and White, Frank Solich needs to replace a number of offensive weapons, including the Norman, Oklahoma backfield pair of Tyler Tettleton and Beau Blankenship.
Wednesday, August 13,2014
Sports NEWS

Will NCAA rule changes hurt OU's major sports?

By Matt Lardner

The landscape of major college sports is changing. Already, juggernaut programs (think Scarlet and Gray) bring in massive revenue in men's basketball and especially football, while the majority of programs below the top tier (think Green and White) lose money.

Sunday, August 10,2014
Sports NEWS

New leadership a big plus for 'Cats, Solich says

'Cats have opening game Aug. 30 at Kent

By Kaleb Carter
Ohio Football Media Day went down without a hitch Friday afternoon, as the Bobcat coaching staff and a handful of players answered questions from the local media in Peden Stadium. 
Thursday, August 7,2014
Sports NEWS

Athens is ground zero for NFL North fan friction

Predictions for upcoming season

By David DeWitt
Athens, Ohio, is uniquely situated in National Football League geography. By Google Maps, it is 217 miles to Cleveland by car, 201 miles to Pittsburgh, and 156 miles to Cincinnati. The 358-mile tr
 
 
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