Football: Sprague and Ohio outgun Ball State

J.D. Sprague shined in his first start of the season and led Ohio to a 48-31 victory over Ball State. The redshirt junior got the start in place of an injured Derrius Vick (knee) and commanded the Bobcats’ offense to six touchdown drives in its highest-scoring game of the season. “He played great,” Ohio coach…

Men’s Basketball: Ohio holds on to defeat FGCU

Saul Phillips hopes that the 2015-2016 season will be drastically different for his Ohio Bobcats, and that proved true for one of his players in Saturday’s season opener. Wadly Momnpremier has battled Crohn’s disease since joining the Bobcats, but the junior had a career-best game in Ohio’s 85-75 season-opening win over Florida Gulf Coast. “Today felt…

Football: Depleted Bobcats blown out in Buffalo

After a 5-1 start, the Ohio Bobcats had their eyes on bowl-eligibility and a chance at a MAC title, but the tables have turned and Ohio is now looking to put the pieces back together after a second consecutive blowout loss. The Bobcats’ Derrius Vick threw two pick-6s and the Buffalo Bulls’ offense moved at…

Football: Defense Dominates in Rivalry Win

For the second consecutive game, the Ohio Bobcats are thanking their defense for a victory, but Saturday’s result was never in question. Ohio intercepted true freshman quarterback Billy Bahl four times en route to a 34-3 win over Miami (OH) in the annual “Battle of the Bricks.” Ohio led 17-3 at halftime, before Quentin Poling…

Football: Bobcats fall in final seconds to Minnesota

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…