Women’s Basketball: Ohio pummels Wofford in home opener

After opening up the season with an 111-60 victory over Murray State, the Ohio Bobcats responded with another offensive clinic, beating the visiting Wofford Terriers, 84-37. Ohio started out hot and stayed hot the entire game. Starting shooting guard Kiyanna Black began the game with seven of Ohio’s first nine points, as Ohio jumped out…

The Girl in the Pressbox: The Start of a New Era

Watching the Ohio women’s basketball team last season was at times—or almost all times—a painful experience. Covering the team, losing game after losing game, and hoping to find some sort of bright spot proved to be a big challenge. I wanted to find positive story lines and despite the widely held notion that there’s no…

Ohio women win season opener over Xavier

While the Ohio women’s basketball team played 29 games last season, they sure didn’t look like a functioning unit. To begin the 2013-14 campaign on Sunday against the Xavier Musketeers (0-1), the Bobcats (1-0) took the court as one and came away with as many victories. Behind a barrage of three-pointers, nearly 20 assists and…

Five on five, Vol. 9

Each week, we ask five of our sportswriters five questions about Ohio athletics. Their answers may surprise you. This week, we talked to sports editor Alex Hider, contributor Danny Medlock, , football writer Zak Kolesar and soccer writers Bez Saciri and Corbin Bagford. What was your reaction the the “Phantom Safety” call in Tuesday night’s football…