Football: Tough MAC test ahead for Bobcats

At 5-1, Ohio is off to its best start since 2012, but Frank Solich knows his team will have a tough test today when it hosts the Western Michigan Broncos. “We have watched them on film, and it is pretty evident they have a good football team,” Solich said. “It is going to be a huge…

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…

Football: Bobcats Look to Reclaim Bell From Herd

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.”…

Football: Vick Gets Nod at QB For Opener

Derrius Vick has been the named starter, but don’t consider the Ohio quarterback competition to be over just yet. Frank Solich will start Vick on Thursday night at Idaho, but he says both quarterbacks will play. “They both have showed ability to lead this football team,” Solich said. “It’ll be a situation where we feel…