When Ohio played — and beat — Central Michigan a week ago, the matchup featured the top two teams in the Mid-American Conference. With Kent State visiting Athens today, the teams are different but the story is the same.
The Athens-area high-school football teams are at varying points on the road to the postseason.
Nearing the midpoint of the football season, many Mid-American Conference teams started to show their dominance while others sank in the standings or barely stayed float.
Pride. Belief. Confidence. Motivation. Character.
Taking on the top two teams in the Mid-American Conference West Division is no easy task, but the Bobcats walked away from the weekend with one point and held on to the top spot in the East Division.
As has been the case with Ohio in every defeat so far this year, the loss to No. 17 Iowa yesterday resulted from neither an inefficient offense, ineffective defense or lackluster goaltending.
Since Trimble fell to Wahama in the second game of the season, coach Phil Faires has stressed the need to win out to have a chance at the postseason.