Five on five, Vol. 9

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, , football writer Zak Kolesar and soccer writers Bez Saciri and Corbin Bagford. What was your reaction the the “Phantom Safety” call in Tuesday night’s football…

Bobcats remain winless in the MAC

The league-leading Central Michigan Chippewas took on the Bobcats Wednesday evening with a perfect record in the MAC on the line. Ohio was in search of its first league win. After the contest, neither team’s stance has changed. The Chippewas (11-7, 5-0 MAC) left Athens with their record intact and the Bobcats (5-12, 0-5 MAC)…

Ohio falls to Bowling Green

Injuries to the Ohio roster are proving to be a significant roadblock early in MAC play for the Bobcats, who are missing key components to their roster. Ohio went without Shavon Robinson for the fourth consecutive game and Mariah Byard for the second straight in its 67-41 loss to the Bowling Green State University Falcons…

Black leads the Green and White to overtime victory

Nails were bitten as the seconds ticked away at The Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio, Sunday afternoon. After heading into overtime, Ohio (3-5) pulled away from the Morehead State University Eagles (1-8) 79-72, thanks to a a strong showing from freshman Kiyanna Black. Black posted seven points in the extra frame, including a three pointer to increase Ohio’s…

Women’s basketball earns second win of the season

The Ohio University women’s basketball team (2-5) ended its five-game skid Thursday night at The Convo against the Eastern Kentucky University Lady Colonels (5-4). After trailing for much of the first half, the Bobcats chipped away at the EKU lead and ended the half with a tie and took the lead in the second half,…

Women’s basketball wins season opener

The Ohio women’s basketball team got the season off to a nice start with a 63-56 win over Cleveland State University. Though momentum shifted throughout the game, Ohio came out on top of the back-and-forth affair. “You’ve just got to weather the storm. You’ve got to keep constantly telling yourself, I’m okay. I’ve got to…