The Athens Bulldogs return to action tonight as they head to Nelsonville-York for a crucial TVC-Ohio rivalry game with county bragging rights on the line. The Bulldogs have won four in a row and have yet to lose on the road this season led by forward Joey Burrow, whereas the Buckeyes have won five in a row behind a stellar offense led by Marc Carter. The Bulldogs and Buckeyes clash from Ben Wagner Gymnasium in Nelsonville tonight. The game can be heard on 970 WATH and 97.1 FM with pre game at 7:20 and tip off at 7:35.
The Athens County Game of the Week returns to Power 105 tonight as Southern visits Trimble. The Tomcats are looking to get back to their winning ways in the TVC-Hocking with a critical home matchup. The Tornadoes have been up and down this season, but have big-man Chandler Drummer under the basket, who can dominate in the post. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pre game at 7:20 and tip off at 7:30.
Elsewhere in area boys basketball tonight, Meigs visits Vinton County. Wellston heads to Alexander. Eastern is at Miller. Federal Hocking travels to Waterford and Belpre goes to Wahama.
In area girls basketball action last night, Federal Hocking bested Miller, 53-38. Trimble clipped Belpre, 48-46. Alexander fell to Jackson, 70-36 and Athens blew past Gallia Academy, 59-29.
In NCAA Football’s Fiesta Bowl last night, #4 Oregon handled #5 Kansas State, 35-17.
The Cleveland Browns reportedly interviewed Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien earlier this week. However, O’Brien decided to remain at Penn State yesterday. The Browns will reportedly interview Oregon head coach Chip Kelly today. Cleveland is one of three teams aggressively pursuing Kelly. In other NFL news, the Kansas City Chiefs are close to naming former Eagles head coach Andy Reid, their new head coach.
In NBA play yesterday, New York handled San Antonio, 100-83 and Minnesota ousted Denver, 101-97.
Talks between the NHL and the Players Association soured again yesterday, pushing the union closer to disbanding. The two sides are expected to continue the mediation process today, but a voting process will begin as to whether the Players will disband. If it passes, the executive board can disband the union and prohibit players from collectively bargaining as a union. It would allow players to bring an antitrust lawsuit against the league to end the lockout.
The Ohio Bobcats hit the hardwood tomorrow afternoon as they welcome rival Marshall to the Convocation Center. The Bobcats have struggled lately, but will look to turn it around on their home floor against the rival Thundering Herd before conference play begins. The Bobcats and Herd can be heard on Power 105 with pre game at 1:30 and tipoff at 2.
On your radio dial tonight, it’s the Sports Fan presented by J&K Contracting. That’s on 970 WATH and it’s from 6:06 to 7.
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