Skating on thick ice: Hockey becoming more popular at OU

Upon entering the Ohio University campus, one may feast their eyes on a number of different things. Coming in from the Richland Bridge atop the Hocking River, two large buildings tower over everything near it. The Convocation Center (“The Convo” for short) and Peden Stadium, two monumental pieces of the school’s campus sit adjacent to one…

Dad’s weekend lineup

The influx of “Ohio University Dad” shirts walking through Court Street bars and restaurants packed with middle aged individuals can mean only one thing: Dad’s weekend is here. The university has lined up a weekend full of events for visiting fathers. Friday’s entertainment options include an Anointed Ministries concert in the Baker University Center Ballroom…

Ohio loses 3-0 lead, 4-3 in shootout to Indiana

The Ohio Bobcat hockey team opened up strong against the Indiana Hoosiers, but saw a 3-0 lead disappear by the end of the night, losing 4-3 in a shootout. The Bobcats dominated the game early, putting seven shots on Hoosier goalie Michael Reed in the first three minutes. Reed held his own at first, but…

Ohio shuts out Arizona, wins tenth straight

Going for their tenth straight victory, No. 1 Ohio took on No. 17 Arizona in the second game of a two game series. In a very physical game highlighted by multiple fights and ejections, the Bobcats won 4-0 over the Wildcats. Freshman James Howard, sophomore Tyler Benson, junior Mike Kretz, and senior Nick Rostek scored…

Bobcats shutout Panthers in weekend series

The Ohio Bobcats were able to keep zeroes in the opponent’s goal count and more importantly their own loss column this weekend after beating the Pitt Panthers 6-0 on Friday and 7-0 on Saturday, improving to 4-0 this season. Ohio and Pitt started Friday’s game off slowly, with no one tallying a shot for the…