Junior point guard D.J. Cooper is an unquestioned leader for the Bobcats. So much so that his understudy, freshman Stevie Taylor, refers to him as the “floor general” when he’s on the court.
Following back-to-back losses to teams outside the Ratings Percentage Index top 200, many deemed Ohio’s ESPNU BracketBusters game against North Carolina-Asheville meaningless. But don’t tell that to Ohio coach John Groce or any of his players.
As Ohio senior guard Tenishia Benson walked out of the pressroom after her team’s 51-45 win against Kent State Saturday, she politely turned down a stat sheet. She already knew the score printed out across the top, but beyond that there weren’t many stats for Ohio to be impressed about.
After a long weekend of hockey at Bird Arena, the fairytale ending Bobcat fans were hoping for vanished in the blink of an eye.
Entering the final weekend of the season, the main goal for the Ohio wrestling team was to give its all and prove how much the team has progressed this season.
COLUMBUS — During the first intermission of Saturday’s Central Division matchup, maintenance workers inside Nationwide Arena fixed the goal light on the west end of the rink. The Blackhawks reaped the benefits.
Nelsonville-York ended its regular season by splitting two games this weekend against Athens County and conference rivals Alexander and Athens.
In by far the most competitive and hard-fought game at Bird Arena this season, Ohio overcame an inspired Robert Morris squad 3-2 on a Zach Tisdale overtime goal in the Central States Collegiate Hockey League tournament semifinals Saturday night.
Ohio University graduate student Adetunji Adedipe knows a thing or two about Athens. He played on the gridiron and the hardwood for the Bobcats and served with Student Senate during his four years as an undergraduate. The one surface he was never able to set foot on, however, was an indoor training facility.
As another season nears its end, so too does the career of at least one Bobcat standout.
Without any TV coverage, the “Bobcat Blackout” scheduled for Saturday turned out to be more ironic than many had hoped.
As a football player, David Carter sealed the edges of the line of scrimmage to give his teammates an advantage. Since that time, he has traded in the football gridiron for the “rough air” of entrepreneurship.
The first time Ohio lost back-to-back games this season, it was at the hands of Bowling Green. When the two teams meet again Wednesday night, Ohio will be looking to avoid losing a third consecutive game.
If a falcon and a bobcat were to fight, there wouldn’t be anything pretty about it, and toughness would determine the victor. That also was true Wednesday night at The Convo, as Ohio gutted out a critical win against visiting Bowling Green.
Akron’s home, James A. Rhodes Arena, is commonly referred to as the J.A.R., and Ohio could not bottle up enough shots to secure the victory Tuesday night.
The Ohio men’s golf team finished seventh in the inaugural Mid-American Conference Match Play tournament in Florida on Tuesday.
Since 1924, Ohio has only had four head baseball coaches. But a fifth will lead the team onto the turf at Bob Wren Stadium starting in 2013.