Five on five, Vol. 10

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, assistant sports editor Katie Hendershot, hockey writer Josh Yost and volleyball writer Shelby Dermer. Football has been outscored 79-3 over its last two games. What happened to this team?…

Know your enemy: Bowling Green

For every Ohio football game, Speakeasy Sports will be going into the den of the opponent to get first-hand analysis. By reaching out to team beat reporters, Speakeasy provides a unique look-in at how the ‘Cats will fare against their adversaries. In a question-and-answer format, Speakeasy chats with another team’s reporter to gain a new perspective on Ohio’s opponents. This week, Speakeasy…

MAC Blog: It’s all about momentum

MAC conference play is finally getting started, and while it’s early, we can already see who will be contenders and who will be waiting until next year. With all the excitement leading in to conference play, the teams did all they could to try and build momentum this week. Offensive Player of the Week: Bowling…

MAC Blog: The changing of the guard

Rebuilds have to start from the top and work their way down into the talent pool. It all starts with the leadership taking charge of a situation and finally causing a change to occur. Usually, the best way to improve a team in college football is through an athletic director finally firing that head coach…

Bobcats look to clinch two-seed, double bye in MAC Tourney

After watching its dreams of winning a Mid-American Conference regular season title fade away on Wednesday, Ohio must regroup Saturday afternoon when it faces off against Bowling Green at the Stroh Center. The Bobcats (20-8, 11-2 in MAC play) are coming off a crushing 88-81 overtime loss to MAC-leading and No. 24-ranked Akron in a…