Tuesday, February 6, 2007

Uniting our Efforts

Thanks to a group of individuals known only as Save OU Sports.org, there is now a single website representing all four sports that have been cut. The web address is, appropriately, http://www.saveousports.org. Please check out the site!

Monday, February 5, 2007

Whitten Blasts Ohio University President, Athletics Director for "Bogus" Attempt to Cut Men's Swim Team -- February 2, 2007

This is an article from SwimmingWorldMagazine.com from Feb. 2.

An Interview with Phil Whitten, Executive Director of the College Swimming Coaches Association of America

By Jason Marsteller

PHOENIX, Arizona, February 2. TODAY, SwimmingWorldMagazine.com sat down with Phil Whitten, the Executive Director of the College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA), to discuss the recent decision announced by the Ohio University administration to cut its men's swimming program along with men's indoor and outdoor track and field and women's lacrosse.

What was your initial reaction to the cuts at Ohio University as we first reported on Jan. 25?

My initial reaction was that it made absolutely no sense whatsoever. On further investigation and refection, that initial reaction has been reinforced.

Click HERE to read the entire article

Thursday, February 1, 2007


A petition has been formed to collect signatures of those opposed to Ohio University's decision to cut the following sports: Women's Lacrosse, Men's Swimming and Diving, and Men's Indoor/Outdoor Track. We hope the above sports will be reinstated. Please click the link below and sign!


Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Additional Places of Interest

Please check out the following links, which also support the cause of Saving OHIO Sports:

FaceBook Group (registration required)

Save OU Sports Discussion Board

Save Ohio Lacrosse

Bringing Back Ohio Track

Save OHIO Swimming

In response to the recent cut of Men's Swimming and Diving (along with Men's Indoor/Outdoor Track and Women's Lacrosse), this blog has been established to provide a place to gather information, both fact and opinion, regarding these cuts.