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Members of the Ohio Bobcat football team visited LSU Children’s Hospital on Christmas Day to lift the spirits of some of the patients. The Bobcats arrived in Shreveport on Monday in preparation for their showdown with Louisiana-Monroe in the Independence Bowl this Friday.
Three days separate the Ohio Bobcats from their fourth consecutive bowl appearance. On the menu this time for Ohio are the University of Louisiana at Monroe WarHawks, who will be making their first ever bowl appearance. Showcase reporter Pat Chiesa got the chance to talk to receiver Donte’ Foster, right guard Eric Herman and quarterback… Read More
Ohio picked up right where it left off last season, starting this season 6-0. The Bobcats first six games were played in the comfort of their own home, the Convocation Center. Ohio's victories over Richmond and St. Bonaventure are signature wins that will help the team once tournament time rolls around. Those two games mark… Read More
Fresh off a 25-point victory over Richmond Spiders Saturday, Ohio men’s basketball is rolling. The ‘Cats are 5-0 for the first time in 43 seasons and are climbing in the polls, including a jump up to the third spot in the latest College Insider Mid-Major Top 25 poll. The Jim Christian era is off to… Read More
Just one new addition is suiting up for the Ohio Bobcats for the beginning of the 2012-2013 season. His name is Travis Wilkins, and his game is shooting the long ball. *Photo Credit: Alex Goodlett/Ohio University Athletics
When asked if he’s ever seen a player from the Mid-American Conference as good as Kent State running back Dri Archer since he began coaching at Ohio eight years ago, Frank Solich began his response with a simple yet telling answer. “No.” The 5-foot-8, 174-pound redshirt junior from Laurel, Florida has blown by opposing defenses… Read More
Ohio head basketball coach Jim Christian spoke with The Bobcat Sports Showcase before Tuesday’s practice. Next up for the ‘Cats is a home date this Friday with UNC-Wilmington.
The NCAA announced today a list of 25 cities and arenas that will host the preliminary rounds of the 2014 and 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Three Ohio cities made the cut. Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland and Nationwide Arena in Columbus will each play part in hosting the 2015 tournament. The Ohio… Read More
Showcase reporter Pat Chiesa highlights a senior class that played a major role in turning Ohio football into a winner.
A season that began with seven straight wins and national recognition is now teetering on indifference. On a night when the Bobcats celebrated a senior class that is the winningest in program history, horrendous special teams play spoiled the night, as Bowling Green silenced Ohio's “Bobcat Blackout” with a resounding 26-14 victory. The game will… Read More
The Ohio Bobcats (8-1, 4-1) will play host to the Bowling Green Falcons (6-3, 4-1) with second place in the MAC East hanging in the balance. Showcase reporter Pat Chiesa previews the matchup.
Ohio head coach Frank Solich takes questions from the media following the Bobcats’ decisive win over Eastern Michigan. Ohio (8-1, 4-1) combined for 304 total rushing yards en route to victory. Next up for the ‘Cats is a home date against Bowling Green next Wednesday.
The Ohio Bobcats got back on the winning track by routing the Eastern Michigan Eagles 45-14 at Peden Stadium. Receiver Donte’ Foster caught seven receptions for 164 yards and a pair of scores to set career highs for receiving yards in a game as well as the longest TD reception of his collegiate career. Quarterback… Read More
The Ohio Bobcats play host to conference foe Eastern Michigan this Thursday at Peden Stadium. The 'Cats are looking to rebound from a heartbreaking, 23-20 defeat at the hands of Miami last Saturday. Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m.
A slew of upset wins through nine weeks of regular season play has helped the Mid-American Conference crack the top 5 in CBSSports.com's Conference Power Rankings. The MAC grabbed the fifth spot behind the likes of the SEC (T-1), Big 12 (T-1), Pac-12 (3) and Big Ten (4), but ahead of a pair of Automatic… Read More
Showcase reporter Pat Chiesa takes a look at an often-overlooked element to a wide receiver’s job: route running. Bobcat receiver Donte’ Foster even gives Chiesa a firsthand example of how to run his favorite route at the reporter’s expense.
A magical undefeated season, one that was ripe with promise, stunningly came to a screeching halt on one final play. In the 89th “Battle of the Bricks,” Miami came up with one of the most surprising wins in the rivalry, upsetting the 24-ranked Bobcats 23-20 on a late 31-yard field goal from Kaleb Carpenter…. Read More
Ohio head coach Frank Solich answers questions from the media following his team’s 23-20 loss to the Miami RedHawks at Yager Stadium in Oxford, Ohio. The loss marked Ohio’s first defeat at the hands of Miami since 2005.
Captains Tyler Tettleton and Gerald Moore and redshirt junior linebacker Keith Moore answer questions from the media following Ohio’s 23-20 loss to Miami University in “The Battle of the Bricks.” The RedHawks’ win was their first over Ohio since 2005.
From Sports Illustrated to USA Today to the White House, everyone is seemingly taking notice of Ohio football's undefeated record. A win over Akron pushed the 'Cats into the AP Top 25 Poll for the first time in 44 years and gave them a 7-0 record heading into their bye week. Showcase reporter Pat Chiesa… Read More
Though plenty of games remain in Ohio's regular season, Bobcat running back Beau Blankenship has already picked up his fair share of rushing yards and touchdowns. This week, the redshirt junior has also managed to pick up a pair of midseason All-America honors from two reputable sports websites: SI.com and CBSSports.com. Blankenship made the second… Read More
Ohio senior cornerback Travis Carrie was poised for a huge 2012 season until suffering a shoulder injury during fall camp that required season-ending surgery. Pat Chiesa caught up with the captain to discuss his new role in helping the Bobcats win games.
Through six weeks of play, Keith Moore and Corey Hasting were the top two tackles on the Ohio Bobcat defense. Why is this an impressive feat? Because both Moore and Hasting originally came to Athens without scholarships and patiently climbed the ranks to earn starting spots. Showcase reporter Pat Chiesa tells the story.
The Ohio Bobcats will look to improve to 7-0 and crack the AP top 25 for the first time in 44 years as they take on the Akron Zips on Saturday at Peden Stadium. Showcase football reporters Pat Chiesa and Mark Pierce break down the matchup along with special guest, former SportsBeat host Rob Guliano.
Coach Frank Solich talks about the Bobcat win over Buffalo and what to look forward to when they play Akron during Homecoming weekend this Saturday.