MAC Blog: Conference play commences

It’s hard to believe that it’s already week six in college football. At least that means great news is here, as it’s finally the start of conference play. The only non-conference game in the MAC was Ball State’s stunning 48-27 victory over Virginia. Aside from Ball State, we saw the conference come ablaze against each…

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…

Ohio drops second game of doubleheader

After defeating Toledo (9-12, 2-1 MAC) 9-3 in the first game of a doubleheader, the Ohio Bobcats (4-18, 1-2 MAC) dropped the second game to the Rockets by the score of 5-2. “The reality of it is that we actually played better in the second game than we did the first game,” head coach Rob Smith…

Ohio gets first conference win

Ben Otto’s double in the bottom of the fifth inning infused energy into Bob Wren Stadium, bringing the crowd to its feet for the first time in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader with the Toledo Rockets (8-12, 1-1 MAC). The 9-3 win was Ohio’s first conference win of the season. “The first conference win is…

Speakeasy Sports 5 on 4 : MAC Tournament Talk

Welcome to the debut of the Speakeasy Sports “5 on 5”, where five Speakeasy writers will typically answer five questions. In the debut, the five writers will tackle four questions.  Our panel includes Speakeasy Sports editor Danny Medlock, our three basketball reporters Alex Hider, Marlowe Alter and Bez Saciri and MAC Blogger Chris Manning. They…

Keely dominates in Bobcats victory

The score may read like a typical Ohio victory, but the Green and White needed some help from some unlikely heroes Saturday night. The Bobcats (13-5, 4-0 MAC) defeated Toledo (6-9, 2-2 MAC) 76-67 on the back of a career-high 24 points from Reggie Keely. The senior forward was 9-9 from the field. “Reggie’s been…

The MAC Blog: Rivalry Week

Week three was Rivalry Week in the Mid-American Conference. Ohio kept the Victory Bell in Athens as they rallied for a victory at Marshall. Ball State conquered the Hoosier State, defeating Indiana 41-39 in Bloomington. Finally, Toledo was crowned King of Interstate 75, as they dropped Bowling Green, 27-15. Add a big road win by…