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…

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: Vick Gets Nod at QB For Opener

Derrius Vick has been the named starter, but don’t consider the Ohio quarterback competition to be over just yet. Frank Solich will start Vick on Thursday night at Idaho, but he says both quarterbacks will play. “They both have showed ability to lead this football team,” Solich said. “It’ll be a situation where we feel…

(Most) MAC Football Players Wear Briefs

Never has the question “How’s it hanging?” been so literal. At MAC Media Day 2015, I asked college football players an age-old question: “boxers or briefs?” More often than not, these student-athletes prefer their sausage and eggs to be firmly secured. Note: boxer briefs count as briefs. Toledo linebacker Trent Voss was very vocal about why he…

The Girl in the Press Box: No More Firsts

This weekend saw something truly spectacular, at least from my perspective. A crew of mostly women officiated a Division II football game this past weekend while we were watching Ohio beat up on Miami. I love that. It’s not something I would have expected when browsing news for women in college athletics, but it happened…