With four seniors leaving, coach Neil Macmillan is progressing his team through the spring, trying to answer the question of how to fill their voids.
April showers are known to bring May flowers after a rain-filled month. For Ohio, all it did was bring a loss and cancellations.
The severe winds in the hills of Bowling Green blew away the Bobcats’ chances of a comeback bid.
At the end of Saturday’s spring game, two things were evident: satisfaction and dissatisfaction.
The scoreboard only showed nine runs for Northern Illinois. Like the Bobcats, the Bob Wren board couldn’t contain Northern Illinois and only had the ability to display those nine runs. In actuality, the Huskies had scored 19.
Like visiting an old friend for the first time in a while, some Ohio athletes returned to something they had not seen in a couple of weeks: competition.
In the eighth inning of a two-run ballgame against Eastern Kentucky Wednesday, Tyler Stage allowed a triple to left field after retiring the first two batters with ease. A wild pitch thrown to the next batter allowed what would become the winning run to score.
The spring game: the one time of the year a team can beat itself and still expect to win. The one game that takes on the Little League mentality that everyone gets to play. The one game that often means nothing by the time September arrives, but tomorrow, it will be the only thing on the mind of the men wearing green or white on the turf at Peden Stadium.
If Ohio published a classified ad for its latest vacancy on the football field, it might read something like this …
The Bobcats are looking to bounce back this weekend from a rough ending to last week’s Bluegrass Invitational.
One year after a third-place finish at The Falcon Invitational, the Bobcats return to a golf course that yielded some of their best results.