The Bobcats’ trip out to California for spring break didn’t bring the beaches and relaxation that would usually be expected from a West Coast voyage. After a week of games in the Golden State, Ohio returns to action in the frigid Midwest.
Pittsburgh’s colors might as well have been black and blue instead of blue and gold after the Bobcats finished with the Panthers’ pitching staff.
Spring Break started just a bit early for the Ohio softball team, though playing 10 games during a 10-day span hardly qualifies as a break.
After Ohio’s 5-4 win against Ball State Saturday, coach Joe Carbone speculated the Bobcats would have to use orange balls in their next game. The forecast in Muncie, Ind., where wind chills dropped to 20 degrees, called for snow during yesterday’s rubber match with the Cardinals.
Just before the Ohio softball team’s California road trip, pitcher and designated hitter Emily Wethington broke the school’s all-time record for strikeouts. On the last day of the trip, in the first game of a double-header, the senior broke the all-time record for career home runs.
Senior Annie Beecham is one of the unquestioned leaders of the Ohio track and field team, and she added another feat to her decorated career this weekend.
DeAndre Kane drove left, faking out Reggie Keely to give himself space for one final shot. As it hit the top of its arc and fell toward the basket with four seconds to play, the outset of both teams’ season hinged on the outcome of the shot.
CLEVELAND -- D.J. Cooper calmly pulled up, unleashed a shot and stood, staring at the arching ball as the 11 seconds on the clock dwindled away.
In a season that is often described as a roller-coaster ride, the 2011 Ohio hockey team might be most remembered for its ability to respond each time its season took a turn for the worse.
Semeka Randall knows how it feels to win back-to-back NCAA national championships. She also knows how it feels to lose 22 games in back-to-back seasons.