Football: Momentum game awaits Ohio in Kalamazoo

The Ohio Bobcats entered their third consecutive MAC game against the Akron Zips last week knowing that a third-straight loss meant their goal of making it to Detroit for the postseason would be crushed. Ohio welcomed a red-hot Akron team to Peden Stadium and cooled them down with a last-second victory to keep their MAC…

Five on five, Vol. 12

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, basketball writers Bez Saciri and Jack Zink and women’s basketball writers Shelby Dermer and Zak Kolesar. After a disappointing loss in the Beef ‘O’Brady’s Bowl, what is the legacy…

Ohio’s secondary vital to Bobcats’ success

Cornerbacks coach James Ward may not be the most noticeable member of the Ohio staff during practice at Peden Stadium, but he’s definitely the most stealthy. Whether he’s sneaking in to compliment one of his defensive backs on a nice break with a pat on the shoulder or whispering into the ear of a safety…

Ohio football bounces back against Eastern Michigan

The Ohio Bobcats (5-2, 2-1) played against many odds Saturday when the football team traveled to Ypsilanti, Mich. to take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-6, 0-3). A rough Homecoming defeat handed to the ‘Cats by the Central Michigan Chippewas a week prior coupled with the emotional effects going into the game following the death…

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 pounce on Marshall miscues in 34-31 win

The Ohio Bobcats (2-1) painted a perfect picture of what it takes to win and play as a team against the Marshall Thundering Herd (2-1) on Saturday night at Peden Stadium. This painting’s ugliest detail, however, epitomized why the ‘Cats came away with a 34-31 victory and kept hold of the cherished bell in the…