Softball: Ohio tops Western Michigan in MAC opener

By: Chris Yangas Frigid weather in Athens set up for a close, low-scoring game between Ohio and Western Michigan in the 2016 MAC opener until Mikayla Cooper blasted a 3-run home run in the fifth inning, helping the Bobcats beat the Broncos, 5-2, Friday. Taylor Saxton started Ohio’s surge with one out in the fifth…

Men’s Basketball: Ohio rolls over Western Michigan

Exactly one week after dropping their first home contest of the season, 91-75 to Bowling Green, the Ohio Bobcats rebounded to top another conference foe, Western Michigan, 82-64 on Tuesday Night–their first win over the Broncos at home since January of 2012. The Bobcats improved to 11-6 overall and 2-3 against the MAC, this coming…

Ohio drops series finale to WMU

Ohio Baseball fell to Western Michigan in the series finale Sunday at Bob Wren Stadium by a score of 4-0. In the series finale and tie breaker, Ohio couldn’t get any offense going as two long balls from Western Michigan and solid pitching led the Broncos to the series victory. For Ohio, sophomore Connor Sitz was on the…

MAC Blog: More than a game

It was an emotional weekend in the Mid-American Conference, that’s for sure. Narrow victories helped keep hopes alive for some schools, as Toledo pulled out a double-overtime 45-44 victory over Navy, and Akron managed a 24-17 win over Miami (OH). Kent State was the only MAC school to lose to a non-MAC opponent this weekend,…

MAC Blog: It’s time to become eligible

What a weekend it was for some teams. Not all of them, there are a lot of them that really aren’t worth even mentioning. Either way, it was a Saturday full of football this weekend, and the MAC gave way to a lot of interesting storylines. It all kicked off with Eastern Michigan taking on…

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…