2019 World Series Preview

October is always a fun time of year for sports fans. Not only are the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League kicking off their respective seasons, but Major League Baseball gets ready to crown another World Series champion. Now that the World Series is about ready to begin, it is time to look…

Halloween Countdown with Molly Weir: Day 14

Oct. 14  In my previous articles, I explained the history of jack-o’-lanterns, trick or treating, and costumes. However, I realized that I never explain the actual history of Halloween itself. This article will explain just that. To begin, the word “Halloween” actually means “hallowed evening.” In early European celebrations, it was known as All Hallow’s…

Week 2 NFL Picks

Week 1 record: 12-4 Overall record: 12-4 Correct: Bengals, Steelers, Texans, Eagles, Packers, Buccaneers, Vikings, Chiefs, Raiders, Seahawks, Lions, 49ers Incorrect: Panthers, Cardinals, Bills, Cowboys After a 12-win prediction in week one, here are my picks for week two of the NFL season. Jets 20, Bills 13 The Jets tallied seven sacks on Andy Dalton…

Week 1 NFL Predictions

The wait for NFL football is finally over as the Denver Broncos are set to host the Carolina Panthers on Thursday night in a rematch of Super Bowl 50. On top of the Super Bowl rematch, week one features four games between division rivals, four prime time games, and three contests between two postseason squads…

Skating on thick ice: Hockey becoming more popular at OU

Upon entering the Ohio University campus, one may feast their eyes on a number of different things. Coming in from the Richland Bridge atop the Hocking River, two large buildings tower over everything near it. The Convocation Center (“The Convo” for short) and Peden Stadium, two monumental pieces of the school’s campus sit adjacent to one…

Convos By The Convo: Daz’mond Patterson

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,…

Convos By The Convo: Frank Solich

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…