Softball: Ohio tops Western Michigan in MAC opener

By: Chris Yangas Frigid weather in Athens set up for a close, low-scoring game between Ohio and Western Michigan in the 2016 MAC opener until Mikayla Cooper blasted a 3-run home run in the fifth inning, helping the Bobcats beat the Broncos, 5-2, Friday. Taylor Saxton started Ohio’s surge with one out in the fifth…

Men’s Basketball: Bobcats escape Oxford with 20th win

Chris Bryant’s free throws with 1:41 left to play gave Miami its first lead of the game. Jaaron Simmons was having none of that. Simmons’ go-ahead layup with just over a minute remaining helped earn Ohio its 20th win of the season, 67-65, in thrilling fashion over Miami. The sophomore point guard scored Ohio’s final five…