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: Ohio looks to retain the Bell at Marshall

The Ohio Bobcats have scored just six points in their last six quarters of football. They’ll need a much improved offensive attack on Saturday when they travel an hour south to Huntington, West Virginia, to take on their rival, the Marshall Thundering Herd. The Bobcats have won in their last three meetings with the Herd, but…

Battle for the Bell Photo Gallery

The Ohio Bobcats travelled to Huntington, W. Va. Saturday night for the 56th installment of the Battle for the Bell. The Green and White rallied from behind to pull off the 27-24 victory due in part to stellar defensive play and a Matt Weller game-winning 38-yard field goal with 1:38 left in the game. [Read…

The Bell stays in Athens

After having success picking apart the Ohio secondary all night long, Marshall was well on their way to marching down the field for a game winning score. After airing the ball out 64 times for 432 yards, it was Rakeem Cato’s 65th pass that carried the most weight. Ohio struggled containing Cato’s arm throughout the…

Why Not Marshall?

Ladies and gentlemen, this is the week. Ohio’s biggest rivals stand in the way of the Bobcats improving to 3-0. That’s right, I said it. The Marshall Thundering Herd. Ohio’s biggest football rivalry. I wrote a little National Blog last year. At one point, I stated how I was over the Miami rivalry, how the…