Football: Tough MAC test ahead for Bobcats

At 5-1, Ohio is off to its best start since 2012, but Frank Solich knows his team will have a tough test today when it hosts the Western Michigan Broncos. “We have watched them on film, and it is pretty evident they have a good football team,” Solich said. “It is going to be a huge…

Football: Bobcats overpowered by Broncos offense

The Ohio Bobcats were overpowered on the road by Western Michigan 42-21 on Saturday. After beginning the scoring with a Daz’ Patterson three-yard score set up by a Brett Layton interception, Western Michigan rattled off 28 straight points and the Bobcats never came closer than 14 points after that. Quarterback Derrius Vick made his return…

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…

Bobcats drop first game of doubleheader

Mitch Longo came into the first game of the doubleheader on a six-game hit streak, and when he stepped to the plate to lead off the ninth inning he was 0-3, obviously something had to give. Longo launched a single and seemed to be the spark the Bobcats needed for a potential two-run comeback.  However,…

Bobcats snap skid with 5-3 win over Western Michigan

With a 1-2 count against the leadoff batter for the eighth inning, Jake Roehn looked for the sign and put all the force he had left into his pitch. He whizzed his 110th pitch of the game by Jared Kujawa and added a fourth strikeout to his total. He would throw 11 more pitches in the inning to work out…