Baseball: Freshman walk-on a hit in developing Bobcat lineupBy Nathaniel Maund | June 1, 2011
April 23, 2011
April 23, 2011
After 10 years in Columbus, “The Vest” is leaving the Buckeyes.
Former Western Michigan baseball coach Fred Decker and Ohio skipper Joe Carbone have shared many stories during their years as friends. This one, however, stood out to Decker the most:
Every year in late June, several weeks after Ohio’s season has ended, coach Joe Carbone can be found holed up in a room in Omaha, Neb. with
After 464 wins in 24 years with the Bobcats, former coach Bob Wren was immortalized in 1997 with a ballpark in his name.
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Again and again, a chain gang of green-clad players emerged from the third-base dugout, engulfing Ohio’s latest run in a sea of high fives and head pats.
For Bobcats who find they spend more time in the dugout than on the field during games, there is hope.
Success came in the form of a cliché for Ohio last night, when, after twice failing to bring Wes O’Neill home from scoring position late in extra innings, the third time was the charm.
Coach Joe Carbone has not been happy about the constant deluge of rain in Athens during the past month. Standing in the dugout during Monday’s practice, Carbone looked frustrated over what he said was the rainiest Spring Quarter the Bobcats have dealt with in years.