Over 11,000 fans turned out to watch the Ohio Bobcats host Division III Marietta in Saul Phillips' unofficial coaching debut for the Green and White. The 'Cats struggled in the first half, trailing the Pioneers, 40-37, but rallied to win, 82-69.
Maurice Ndour paced Ohio with 18 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks.
The 'Cats officially open the season next week against Appalachain State.
The Tri-Valley Dawgs are in the driver's seat in Division 3, Region 9, having snatched up the top seed thanks to a perfect regular season. There's no question this team has its sights set on a deep run in the state tournament, and that run begins at home against New Philadelphia tonight
The Quakers reached up and nabbed the 8th and final playoff spot last Friday despite getting blown out by Dover at home. Like the Dawgs a season ago, New Philly is young, scrappy and hungry to surprise...
The "Battle of the Panthers" is just two days away as 4-seeded Licking Valley is set to host 5-seeded Maysville at Randy Baughman Stadium. Unlike most playoff matchups, these two teams know a thing or two about one another.
Maysville hosted Licking Valley in a scrimmage in August and the Blue and Gold came away with a 35-14 victory. But Maysville kicker Nate Valle says a lot has changed over the past three months.
"We put some thought into (the scrimmage) but not...