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Stone molding falls off Ohio University stadium; fix planned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio University is working on repairs to its stadium after an 8-inch-thick piece of stone molding fell from the building's exterior onto a sidewalk. The university has removed other similar moldings, and work is underway to stabilize the brick wall before the team's home opener Sept. 3. No one was hurt when the 2 +-by-4-foot piece fell from Peden Stadium's...
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August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

OSU assistant Jeff Boals introduced as head coach at Stony Brook

In an off-season that has already seen three freshman transfer from the Ohio State men’s basketball program, it looks as though the Buckeyes suffered yet another loss. After the school announced the hire in a statement over the weekend, now former Buckeyes assistant coach Jeff Boals was introduced on Monday as the next head coach at Stony Brook. The new head coach was obviously...
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April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell leads Ohio to 79-62 win over North Illinois in MAC

CLEVELAND (AP) Antonio Campbell scored 21 points, Kenny Kaminski made five 3-pointers and Ohio rolled into the Mid-American Conference tournament semifinals with a 79-62 win over Northern Illinois on Thursday night. The second-seeded Bobcats (21-10) opened the second half with a 14-6 run and eventually built their lead to 24 points over the Huskies (21-12), who had trouble stopping...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

AP appoints Mitch Stacy hybrid sports-news reporter in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Mitch Stacy, an award-winning AP journalist who has reported from Florida, Georgia and Ohio, has been named a hybrid sports and news reporter in Columbus, Ohio. The appointment was announced Thursday by Karen Testa, the news cooperative's leader for the east region of the United States, and Michael Giarrusso, global sports editor. Stacy has spent the last...
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March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio takes down Miami (Ohio) 67-65

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Antonio Campbell scored 25 points and had 13 rebounds while Gavin Block added 16 points to lead Ohio past Miami (Ohio) 67-65 on Friday night. Jaaron Simmons' layup with 1:08 to play put Ohio (20-10, 11-7 Mid-American Conference) up 67-65. Eric Washington missed a 3-point attempt for the RedHawks with two seconds left. Geovonie McKnight led the RedHawks with...
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March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio beats Buffalo 103-96 in OT

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jaaron Simmons had 31 points and eight assists and Jordan Dartis hit a pair of crucial 3-pointers on Saturday to help Ohio beat Buffalo 103-96 in overtime. Ohio (19-9, 10-6) moved a game ahead of Buffalo (16-13, 9-7) in the Mid-American Conference East Division standings after both teams entered the game tied for second place. Ohio trails Akron (11-5) by one...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell has career night, Ohio beats Eastern Michigan 86-64

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Antonio Campbell scored 24 of his career-high 33 points in the first half and Ohio beat Eastern Michigan 86-64 Tuesday night for the Bobcats fourth straight victory. Campbell was 14-of-20 shooting, including three 3-poiners, and grabbed 11 rebounds in 37 minutes. Ohio hit a 3-pointer on three straight possessions - from Jordan Dartis and Treg Setty - to take...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell leads Ohio over Buffalo 94-75

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Antonio Campbell tied a career high with 28 points and grabbed 15 rebounds on Friday night to help Ohio beat Buffalo 94-75. The Bobcats (14-11, 7-5 Mid-American Conference) never trailed after the opening minutes and led by as many as 30 despite allowing a career-high 36 points from Bulls freshman CJ Massinburg. Jordan Dartis added 23 points, Jaaron Simmons...
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February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Campbell scores 26 with 10 boards; Ohio tops Ball St. 72-69

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Antonio Campbell made 10 of 14 from the field and finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds to help Ohio beat Ball State 72-69 Tuesday night. Kenny Kaminski scored 20, including five 3s, for Ohio. A layup by Campbell, and then a conventional 3-point play by Kaminski put Ohio (15-8, 6-5 Mid-American Conference) up 65-58 with four minutes to play. Jeremiah Davis...
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Simmons, Dartis lead Ohio past Northern Illinois 80-69

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Redshirt sophomore Jaaron Simmons had 24 points and 12 assists and freshman Jordan Dartis added 17 points as Ohio defeated Northern Illinois 80-69 on Saturday. Ohio shot 54 percent, making 30 of 56 field goal attempts against Northern Illinois, which came in ranked 15th nationally in field-goal percentage defense, holding opponents to an average of 39-percent...
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February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Josh Williams 20 points help carry Akron past Ohio, 80-68

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Josh Williams scored 20 points and Akron pulled away late from the free throw line to beat Ohio, 80-68 Tuesday night. The Zips grabbed the lead five minutes in and never relinquished it, but had trouble pulling away. Doug Taylor hit a pair of free throws with 14:32 left to make it a one-point game, 44-43, but the Bobcats could not wrest the lead away from Akron...
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February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio loses 20-point lead, holds on to beat Toledo 81-79

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Kenny Kaminski scored 22 points as Ohio lost a 20-point second-half lead but held on to beat Toledo 81-79 on Tuesday night. Toledo was trailing 79-77 with 19 seconds left when Nathan Boothe drove the right baseline for a layup. Ohio's Antonio Campbell stripped the ball away for a steal as Boothe was going up. Jordan Lauf then fouled Treg Setty who made two free...
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January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Simmons, Ohio beat Western Michigan 82-64

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jaaron Simmons had 24 points and nine assists, Antonio Campbell added 16 points with a career-high 16 rebounds and Ohio beat Western Michigan 82-64 on Tuesday night. Simmons made all four of his 3-point attempts as Ohio hit 11 of 20. Ohio was held scoreless for the first four minutes of the second half until back-to-back 3-pointers gave the Bobcats a 41-39 lead...
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January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Ohio tops Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-58

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Antonio Campbell scored a career-high 26 points with 12 rebounds and Ohio topped Arkansas-Pine Bluff 65-58 on Monday night. Campbell was 9 of 14 from the floor, helping the Bobcats (8-3) to shoot nearly 48 percent as a team - despite making just 2 of 14 3-point attempts. Treg Setty scored 13 points with seven rebounds and Ohio outrebounded Arkansas-Pine Bluff...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ohio linebacker pulls off strip-six in Camellia Bowl

You don't see touchdowns like this every day.Midway through the third quarter of Saturday night's Camellia Bowl between Ohio and Appalachian State, with the Mountaineers driving to try to trim their 10-point deficit, the Bobcats turned the tables with a strip-six (yes, a strip-six, not a pick-six).On an Appalachian State jet sweep, Ohio linebacker Jovon Johnson caught up to ball...
Via FOX Sports
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Camellia Bowl Preview Capsule

Ohio (8-4, MAC) vs. Appalachian St. (10-2, Sun Belt), 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Appalachian St. by 7-1/2 Series Record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE A win would give Ohio its highest victory total since 2012. Three-time FCS champion Appalachian State is seeking to make its first bowl trip a successful one. KEY MATCHUP Appalachian State's running game vs. Ohio's defense. The...
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December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio hangs on for 72-67 win over Jackson State

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Jaaron Simmons scored 17 points and dished out eight assists to help lead Ohio to a 72-67 win over Jackson State on Thursday night. Antonio Campbell added 13 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Treg Setty finished with 13 points and Jordan Dartis had 12 for Ohio (7-3), which won its third straight game for the first time since the 2013-14 season. The Bobcats broke...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Camellia Bowl, where inspiration exceeds presentation

The Camellia Bowl, in its second season, is one of a number of bowls created by ESPN not for the tickets sold or the attendance generated, but for the television ratings and advertising dollars that come with it. As is the case with the Bahamas Bowl, the GoDaddy Bowl, and a few other postseason contests of similar stature, ESPN’s creation of postseason football inventory during...
Via The Student Section
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio keeps NIU from clinching MAC West, wins 26-21

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Greg Windham and J.D. Sprague each threw a touchdown pass, Josiah Yazdani kicked four field goals and Ohio kept Northern Illinois from advancing to the Mid-American Conference title game with a 26-21 win on Tuesday night. A.J. Ouellette rushed for 140 yards on 30 carries for the Bobcats (8-4, 5-3), to help put the Huskies (8-4, 6-2) in a holding position. Northern...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio beats Norfolk State 93-71

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) Gavin Block scored 19 points off the bench to lead five players in double figures as Ohio beat Norfolk State 93-71 on Saturday night. Treg Setty had 16 points, Kenny Kaminski and Antonio Campbell had 13 apiece and Jaaron Simmons added 11 for the Bobcats (3-1). The team did it with balanced shooting, averaging 50.0 percent from the field, 79...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio’s Saul Phillips addresses controversial statement

After his Ohio Bobcats blew a 19-point lead to Tulsa on Friday afternoon, head coach Saul Phillips took to the airwaves to make a pretty controversial remark. “Disappointing, disappointing. They have nine seniors, we got one. When those guys are selling car insurance, we’ll be winning championships, so. When their guys are selling car insurance, we’ll be winning championships...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Sprague, Ouellette lead Ohio past Ball State 48-31

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) JD Sprague had 321 total yards and three touchdowns, A.J. Ouellette ran for a season-high 121 yards and two scores, and Ohio beat Ball State 48-31 on Tuesday night. Sprague connected with Jordan Reid on two second-quarter touchdowns, of 7 and 60 yards, to give Ohio a 28-3 lead. Ball State scored on back-to-back possessions in the second half to get to 38-24,...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio University ex-athlete sues school over injury

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) A former Ohio University baseball player has sued the school, claiming negligence by the head coach led to a career-ending injury. The Athens Messenger reports (http://bit.ly/1VQieOA ) that RyLee Rogers, a catcher from Cambridge, Ohio, is seeking more than $25,000 in the lawsuit filed in the state's Court of Claims. The suit says Rogers suffered a torn labrum in...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio defense leads Bobcats to 34-3 win over Miami (Ohio)

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) The Ohio defense came up with four interceptions, including Quentin Poling's 25-yard pick-6, to help the Bobcats beat Miami (Ohio) 34-3 on Saturday. Derrius Vick completed 21 of 33 passes for 243 yards and a touchdown and Sebastian Smith tied a career high with nine receptions for 91 yards and a score for Ohio (5-1, 2-0 Mid-American). Daz'mond Patterson's 2-yard...
Via AP on Fox
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Undefeated Brecksville-Broadview Heights hosts last year's state runner-up Nordonia

Knights @ Bees – Friday, October 2 at 11:00 p.m. on SportsTime Ohio · Follow @SportsTimeOhio · Get a behind-the-scenes look at all the action on SnapChat! Follow username SportsTimeOhio's snap story to see inside the production truck and all around Bees Stadium. · Broadcast Team: o   Jeff Phelps and Frank Stams will call the game o   Ryan Cavanaugh (@ryancav7) will...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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