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…

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…

Know your enemy: Marshall

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 and opposing players, 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…

Bobcats trounce traditional rival Marshall

After failing to register their first away win of the season at the fourth attempt, the Ohio men’s basketball team was keen to add another home-win against a non-conference opponent. With a little help from their stingy defense and D.J. Cooper’s record-setting performance, the Bobcats were able to accomplish that feat. The Ohio men’s basketball…

Victory Bell rivalry hits the hardwood

After playing a classic on the gridiron, Ohio and Marshall will take their rivalry indoors to the Convocation Center on Saturday. Both teams look to rebound from a loss in their final non-conference game of the regular season. After a sloppy road loss, Ohio (8-5) will need to take better care of the ball. The…

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…