Covington grad Ouellette scores TD for Ohio University football team

Local grads play in college contests




By David Fong

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A.J. Ouellette and his teammates on the Ohio University football team nearly pulled off an upset of a Big Ten team Saturday.

The Bobcats led late, only to see Minnesota score a touchdown with 30 seconds play to pull out a 27-24 victory.

Oullette, a Covington High School graduate and sophomore running back for Ohio University, had 12 carries for 59 yards and a touchdown for the Bobcats.

With the loss, Ohio University fell to 3-1 on the season. The Bobcats travel to Akron this Saturday.

Matt Barr

BROOKINGS, S.D. — Barr, a Troy High School graduate and true freshman quarterback for the Robert Morris University football team, appeared to be on his way to a big day before an undisclosed injury ended his day in a 34-10 loss to South Dakota State University, the No. 6 FCS team in the nation.

In the first half, Barr completed 4-of-12 passes for 43 yards and a touchdown. He also carried the ball five times for 70 yards, including a 54-yard scamper.

Barr was injured at some point in the first half and did not return to play the second half. An injury update on Barr was not available at press time.

With the loss, Robert Morris fell to 1-3. The Colonials travel to Wagner University this Saturday.

Wes Martin

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Martin and the Indiana University football team improved to 4-0 with a 31-24 win over Wake Forest Saturday.

Martin, a Milton-Union High School graduate and redshirt freshman, got the start at left guard for the Hoosiers. He’s started all four games for Indiana this season.

Indiana hosts top-ranked Ohio State Saturday.

Miles Hibbler

KENT — Hibbler and the Kent State University football team fell to Marshall, 36-29, in double overtime Saturday.

Hibbler is a Troy High School graduate and sophomore running back for the Golden Flashes. While he did not receive and touches against Marshall, Hibbler did see playing time.

With the loss, Kent State fell to 1-3. The Golden Flashes host Miami University this Saturday.

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Local grads play in college contests