This past weekend saw the completion of what will likely be the largest pre-nationals tournament of the semester. Don’t worry if you missed any action because we’ve got you covered with a full recap below.
By Ethan Lehmkuhl (OSU) and Rylan Close (Kent)Continue reading “Summit Street Slugfest VII Recap”
A new semester has come upon us, and with that, the NCDA will return to the corner of Ted Boyd Drive & Summit Street in beautiful Kent, Ohio for the first time since 2019. This tournament will be held on Sunday, January 28th, and will feature 10 teams spanning from East Lansing, Michigan, all the way down to Harrisonburg, Virginia, as well as 7/8 of the Ohio teams, and the Nittany Lions of Penn State. This tournament is putting some big names up against each other as we will see a total of EIGHT top-10 match-ups as this will certainly show who are the contenders versus the pretenders. Down below, we have the schedule, the links to each YouTube channel that will be streaming, and previews for all 10 teams attending.
By Mitchell Porter (Kent) & Rylan Close (Kent)
Now that the NCDA is officially at the halfway point in the season, we will be doing a deep dive into each region. Here is the scoop from Ohio. Make sure to stay tuned for the rest of the regions’ mid-season recaps as well!
By Ethan Lehmkuhl (OSU) and Rylan Close (Kent)
The Tyler Webb Memorial Tournament brought a lot of action in both the co-ed pinch and women’s divisions. Here is a recap of the event from Rylan Close (Kent), Nate Keller (Kent), and Wes Peters (UC, NKU).Continue reading “Tyler Webb Memorial Recap”
Another week, another great slate of dodgeball. This weekend features the Tyler Webb Memorial tournament at Bowling Green State University, where the league will come together to honor the life and legacy of the late Tyler Webb. Here, we preview each pinch and women’s team attending.
Article by Mitchell Porter (Kent State), and Ethan Lehmkuhl (OSU)Continue reading “Tyler Webb Memorial Preview”
The second annual Redhawk Classic had some interesting results, leading to more uncertainty in the Ohio Region. In this recap, we take a look at how each team thought they performed in Oxford.Continue reading “Redhawk Classic II Recap”
Coming in as the largest NCDA tournament before Nationals, Pink Out had some high expectations. Across the 11 Pinch teams on Day 1 and 6 women’s teams on Day 2, there were plenty of big-time performers and shocking results. We begin our breakdown with the Pinch division on Day 1.Continue reading “Pink Out VIII Recap”
One of the year’s biggest tournaments is upon us. With a whopping 10 A-teams and a B-team meeting together at Akron for their 8th annual Pink Out tournament. Schools from 3 regions all around the standings will be competing this weekend. With an additional women’s tournament the next day. There’s no shortage of teams and matchups to talk about going into the weekend.Continue reading “Pink Out Preview”
With the first event of the 2023-2024 season in the books, here is our recap of everything you need to know from the Buckeye Opener. Also, check out our latest episode of the Neutral Zone Podcast reviewing the tournament!
Neutral Zone Rewind Ep. 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEyUw5hQTZ0Continue reading “Buckeye Opener Recap”
Ohio region dodgeball will remain the deepest in the league this year, but can they end the 18-year national title drought? Many teams think they can. Here is Terence Checkett and Ethan Lehmkuhl’s pre-season deep dive on each and every Ohio team trying to break through this year.Continue reading “2023-2024 Ohio Region Preview”
The 2023 Ohio Dodgeball Cup will take place this Saturday, February 25th. Ohio State University will be host to this year’s tournament which features an 8-team, single-elimination bracket to determine the winner. There are several legitimate contenders to win it this year, which will undoubtedly lead to high drama late in the day. Below is an analysis for each team provided by Content Team members Ethan Lehmkuhl and Kevin Skiba.Continue reading “2023 Ohio Dodgeball Cup Preview”
As time grows closer to the Ohio Dodgeball Cup and Nationals, let’s take a step back and look at all the Ohio schools and their season so far. The following teams in this region are: Ohio Univeristy, University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University, University of Akron, Bowling Green State University, Miami University, Cleveland State Univeristy, and Kent State University. We asked respondents from each school these questions about how they felt their season has gone and general knowledge about their clubs.
1. Who is your OT6 (please include if they are a captain, rookie, etc)?
2. Anything notable go well for you at these tournaments? Anything you need to improve on?
3. Any changes for your team heading into the spring semester?
4. Which tournament are you most excited for this spring?
5. What team would you most like to play?
6. Do you have any rising players on your team you’d like to give a shoutout?
7. How will your team do this spring?
8. Please list 3 players you think should be on AA and womens AA (not including your team).
9. Please list 1 rookie youve been impressed by (not including your team).
10. Please give us your thoughts on 1 team ranked above you and 1 team ranked below you.