The Mid-American Conference had a rough week in football action, as eight of nine teams lost games to non-conference opponents.
It’s not often that a team turns the ball over four times and still wins the turnover battle, but that was the case Friday night as Athens used a dominate rushing attack to defeat Chillicothe 28-14.
Despite competing against top-ranked Georgetown, the Ohio women’s cross country team finished strong in Saturday’s Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational.
At first glance, it might appear as if Ohio’s back-to-back losses over the weekend came as a result of the distractions that can accompany a team new to the national rankings.
The Bobcats found themselves in another low-scoring contest this weekend, but emerged from the game with a much-needed win.
While many matches against top opponents might have killed other programs’ seasons, Ohio is saying, “I can dig it.”
If familiarity really does breed contempt, there will be plenty to go around when Ohio faces Marshall this weekend.
One final game is all that stands between the Bobcats and conference play.
Since Athens’ 19-10 win against Chillicothe last season, the two teams have headed in opposite directions. The Bulldogs have won eight games since, while the Cavaliers have only won four.
Ohio has won six games this year, but none of those wins has come under the circumstances the team will face today at Robert Morris.
What a difference 5 yards makes.
One might think Ohio’s trip back to Athens after defeating