Jay Morrison

Jay Morrison covers the Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals and various other teams and events in Southwest Ohio. He graduated from Fairfield High School and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

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MLS SuperDraft: Wright State’s AJ Paterson selected in second round
 Wright State senior AJ Paterson became the school’s third soccer player in two years to be selected in the MLS SuperDraft when the New York City Football Club picked the midfielder in the second round. A Key Largo, Fla., native, Paterson was the 2017 Horizon League Player of the Year as well as a first-team Great Lakes Region and first-team...

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Wright State senior AJ Paterson became the school’s third soccer player in two years to be selected in the MLS SuperDraft when the New York City Football Club picked the midfielder in the second round. A Key Largo, Fla., native, Paterson was the 2017 Horizon League Player of the Year as well as a first-team Great Lakes Region and first-team...
Wright State vs. Milwaukee: What you need to know about Saturday’s game
 Who: Wright State (15-5, 7-0) at Wisconsin-Milwaukee (9-12, 2-6) When: 8 p.m. Thursday Where: UWM Panther Arena TV/Radio: ESPN3; 106.5 ›› 5 things to know about Wright State’s win at Green Bay Probable Wright State starters Grant Benzinger, 6-3, Sr. G, 15.1 Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Jr., F, 4.4 Mark Hughes, 6-4, Jr, G...

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Who: Wright State (15-5, 7-0) at Wisconsin-Milwaukee (9-12, 2-6) When: 8 p.m. Thursday Where: UWM Panther Arena TV/Radio: ESPN3; 106.5 ›› 5 things to know about Wright State’s win at Green Bay Probable Wright State starters Grant Benzinger, 6-3, Sr. G, 15.1 Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Jr., F, 4.4 Mark Hughes, 6-4, Jr, G...
Cincinnati Bengals: Ranking the team’s 10 unrestricted free agents
 Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said he didn’t “win” anything in his postseason meetings with team owner and president Mike Brown prior to signing a two-year contract extension. But Lewis hinted at some changes and was more direct about others 
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Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said he didn’t “win” anything in his postseason meetings with team owner and president Mike Brown prior to signing a two-year contract extension. But Lewis hinted at some changes and was more direct about others during a 40-minute press conference –...
5 things to know about Wright State’s 8th straight win
 Wright State ran its winning streak to eight Thursday night and stayed in first place in the Horizon League with an 80-67 victory against Green Bay at the Resch Center. The Raiders (15-5, 7-0 HL) led by as many as 23 points in the second half on the way to their 11th win in the last 12 games. WSU will look to keep things going Saturday...

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Wright State ran its winning streak to eight Thursday night and stayed in first place in the Horizon League with an 80-67 victory against Green Bay at the Resch Center. The Raiders (15-5, 7-0 HL) led by as many as 23 points in the second half on the way to their 11th win in the last 12 games. WSU will look to keep things going Saturday...
Gentry’s big game lifts Wright State to eighth straight win
 Cole Gentry scored a career-high 23 points Thursday night as Wright State jumped on Green Bay early and never trailed on the way to an eighth consecutive victory. Gentry was 5 of 5 from 3-point range and 9 of 11 overall to lead five Raiders in double figures as they coasted to an 80-67 victory at the Resch Center. The win keeps Wright State...

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Cole Gentry scored a career-high 23 points Thursday night as Wright State jumped on Green Bay early and never trailed on the way to an eighth consecutive victory. Gentry was 5 of 5 from 3-point range and 9 of 11 overall to lead five Raiders in double figures as they coasted to an 80-67 victory at the Resch Center. The win keeps Wright State...
Wright State hires new volleyball coach
 Saying she was “ecstatic and so very, very excited” to be named the Wright State volleyball coach, Allie Matters couldn’t wait to share the news and get started. But she knew she had to. The former Seton Hall assistant coach took the job last Thursday but asked WSU not to announce it until Wednesday. “My student-athletes...

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Saying she was “ecstatic and so very, very excited” to be named the Wright State volleyball coach, Allie Matters couldn’t wait to share the news and get started. But she knew she had to. The former Seton Hall assistant coach took the job last Thursday but asked WSU not to announce it until Wednesday. “My student-athletes...
Wright State puts win streak on the line at Green Bay
 Even though Wright State makes a trip to Green Bay every year, there will be an unfamiliar feel Thursday night when the Raiders step into the Resch Center. “We’ve been hunting for so long and all of a sudden we’ve become the hunted,” said WSU coach Scott Nagy, whose Raiders (14-5) are riding a seven-game winning streak...

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Even though Wright State makes a trip to Green Bay every year, there will be an unfamiliar feel Thursday night when the Raiders step into the Resch Center. “We’ve been hunting for so long and all of a sudden we’ve become the hunted,” said WSU coach Scott Nagy, whose Raiders (14-5) are riding a seven-game winning streak...
Wright State vs. Green Bay: All you need to know about Thursday’s game
 Who: Wright State (14-5, 6-0) at Wisconsin-Green Bay (8-13, 3-5) When: 8 p.m. Thursday Where: Resch Center TV/Radio: ESPN3; 106.5 Grant Benzinger, 6-3, Sr. G, 15.4 Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Jr., F, 4.6 Mark Hughes, 6-4, Jr, G, 9.8 Loudon Love, 6-9, Fr., C, 11.1 Cole Gentry, 5-10, So., G, 8.3 Khlil Small, 6-2, Sr., G, 17.3 Sandy Cohen...

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Who: Wright State (14-5, 6-0) at Wisconsin-Green Bay (8-13, 3-5) When: 8 p.m. Thursday Where: Resch Center TV/Radio: ESPN3; 106.5 Grant Benzinger, 6-3, Sr. G, 15.4 Parker Ernsthausen, 6-11, Jr., F, 4.6 Mark Hughes, 6-4, Jr, G, 9.8 Loudon Love, 6-9, Fr., C, 11.1 Cole Gentry, 5-10, So., G, 8.3 Khlil Small, 6-2, Sr., G, 17.3 Sandy Cohen...
Bengals long snapper headed to Pro Bowl
 A third Cincinnati Bengals player has been named to the Pro Bowl after long snapper tweeted that the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff extended the invitation to him Tuesday afternoon. Harris joins defensive tackle Geno Atkins and wide receiver A.J. Green as Pro Bowl selections of the Bengals, although Green will not be playing due to an...

Posted: 4 days ago

A third Cincinnati Bengals player has been named to the Pro Bowl after long snapper tweeted that the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff extended the invitation to him Tuesday afternoon. Harris joins defensive tackle Geno Atkins and wide receiver A.J. Green as Pro Bowl selections of the Bengals, although Green will not be playing due to an...
Bengals defensive end makes all-rookie team
 Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carl Lawson has been voted to the Pro Football Writer Association All-Rookie Team. A fourth-round pick out of Auburn, Lawson recorded 8.5 sacks, which were just a half sack shy of the team lead despite playing just 41.6 percent of the defensive snaps. The other three defensive lineman on the all-rookie team...

Posted: 4 days ago

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carl Lawson has been voted to the Pro Football Writer Association All-Rookie Team. A fourth-round pick out of Auburn, Lawson recorded 8.5 sacks, which were just a half sack shy of the team lead despite playing just 41.6 percent of the defensive snaps. The other three defensive lineman on the all-rookie team...
Youngstown native Hughes sparks WSU past Penguins
 There’s no face like home for Wright State junior guard Mark Hughes. Playing against Youngstown State tends to bring out the best in Hughes, a Youngstown native, and that was the case again Monday as he scored 13 points and made several key plays late as the Raiders pulled away from the Penguins for a 77-67 victory at the Nutter Center...

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There’s no face like home for Wright State junior guard Mark Hughes. Playing against Youngstown State tends to bring out the best in Hughes, a Youngstown native, and that was the case again Monday as he scored 13 points and made several key plays late as the Raiders pulled away from the Penguins for a 77-67 victory at the Nutter Center...