Football: Bobcats Open MAC Play At Akron

The Ohio Bobcats fell in the final seconds to Minnesota in Minneapolis last Saturday, but they’re viewing this showdown with Akron as a fresh start. Ohio opens Mid-American Conference play on Saturday when it travels North to take on the Zips. “It’s a fresh slate and that’s energizing for everybody,” Ohio head coach Frank Solich said. “You […]

Convos By The Convo: Daz’mond Patterson

Freshman running back Daz'mond Patterson totes the rock in the open field.

Convos By The Convo is a series featuring exclusive interviews with various student-athletes and coaches of Ohio University. After seeing limited action due to injury in 2014, Daz’mond Patterson leads the Ohio backfield with three touchdowns and averages 6.4 yards per carry this season. The Florida native is also a student in the College of Business, […]

Volleyball: Ohio cruises by Bowling Green in conference opener


Conference play began for the Ohio Bobcats on Friday night against a young Bowling Green Falcon team (4-9) that entered the match not having won on the road this season. Their task was daunting as they traveled to the Convocation Center to play an Ohio team that was and now remains undefeated at their home venue […]

Football: Bobcats fall in final seconds to Minnesota

Ohio was thiiiiis close to evening its record against B1G opponents under Frank Solch to 3-3. (Graphic made by Big Ten Network)

Derrius Vick’s last-second desperation heave was batted to the TCF Bank Stadium turf, along with Ohio’s hopes of a second consecutive upset of a Big Ten member. The Bobcats led the game with two minutes remaining, but a late Minnesota touchdown gave the Gophers a 27-24 victory over Ohio on Saturday. Shannon Brooks’ 3-yard touchdown […]

Football: Ohio looking to use big plays to upset Minnesota


When Ohio coach Frank Solich looks around at his team, he sees something that he hasn’t seen a lot of in his first 10 seasons in Athens: explosiveness. “We have more explosiveness on this team than we’ve had in sometime,” Solich said. In their first three games, the Bobcats (3-0, 0-0 in MAC) have used plenty […]

Ohio FB: Bobcats take care of business against Southeastern Louisiana


After a big win last week against Marshall, the Ohio Bobcats remained undefeated on the year, beating the Southeastern Louisiana Lions 35-14 on Saturday, Sept. 19 at Peden Stadium. It wasn’t the prettiest of wins for the Bobcats, but it was one they seemingly wanted to make interesting down the stretch. Everything seemed to be going […]

Football: ‘Cats Host SE Louisiana With Questions at QB


The story this season was supposed to be Ohio having two healthy, experienced quarterbacks that could step onto the field at any time and be comfortable. Just three weeks into the 2015 season, the Bobcats’ (2-0, 0-0 MAC) QB situation isn’t exactly reassuring. In Ohio’s 21-10 win over Marshall, Derrius Vick exited the game with […]

Convos By The Convo: Frank Solich

(Photo by Kim Klement, USA Today Sports)

Convos By The Convo is a series featuring exclusive interviews with various student-athletes and coaches of Ohio University. Before his long football career as a player and coach at Nebraska and Ohio, Frank Solich grew up in Cleveland and was an All-American at Holy Name High School. This season, “Frank The Tank,” as the Marching 110 […]

Ohio Football: Defense dominates Marshall as Ohio brings Bell back to Athens

Early in the 2013 season, Ohio's defense is much improved. (Carl Fonticella)

What a difference a year makes. Last year, Marshall did everything it wanted on the Ohio defense, picking it apart to the tune of 44 points and 704 yards of total offense — video game numbers. This year, things would be a little different. The Bobcats dialed up the defensive intensity from last year and […]

Football: Bobcats Look to Reclaim Bell From Herd

Ohio is on a roll after capturing the Victory Bell from Marshall last week. (Carl Fonticella)

Ohio has won five straight home openers, but that streak will be at risk when the Bobcats host bitter rival Marshall in Saturday night’s “Battle for the Bell.” “It’s a rivalry game and both teams obviously know about the rivalry,” Ohio coach Frank Solich said. “It does mean something to everybody associated with both programs.” […]


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