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Buffalo's Kyle Vantrease runs past Ohio's Bryce Houston (32) in the fourth quarter of Ohio and Buffalo's game on Oct. 16, 2021.

Ohio Football Blows 21-Point Lead In Loss To Buffalo

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AMHERST, N.Y. (WOUB) — With three seconds left in the game, Buffalo kicker Alex McNulty came on to attempt a 31-yard field goal to send the Bulls players and fans home happy. The kick was declared no-good by the referees but there was a flag.  Ohio was called for offsides, which moved the ball five yards… Read More

Central Michigan's Kalik Pimpleton (88) celebrates with quarterback Daniel Richardson (10) following a fourth-quarter touchdown against Ohio on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021

Late Touchdown, Mistakes Spoil Ohio Football’s Homecoming Game

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bobcats were four minutes away from its second-straight win over a MAC opponent — and a festive homecoming victory in front of a large crowd at Peden Stadium. Central Michigan’s star wide receiver Kalil Pimpleton had a different plan in mind though. Pimpleton made an impressive catch off a Daniel Richardson… Read More

Maggie Denoma embraces her teammates after a point is earned against Eastern Michigan University on October 8, 2021.

Ohio Volleyball Splits Homecoming Weekend Matches

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —  Ohio volleyball played two Mid-American Conference matches inside the Convocation Center over homecoming weekend. Ohio Drops Close Match To Eastern Michigan on Friday The hope of beating another MAC opponent was diminished Friday night. The Bobcats volleyball team (1-15, 1-4 MAC) suffered a gut-wrenching 3-2 loss against the Eastern Michigan Eagles… Read More

Teays Valley run out of the tunnel for their game against Amanda-Clearcreek

Teays Valley Uses Huge Third Quarter To Propel Themselves Past Amanda-Clearcreek

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TEAYS VALLEY, Ohio (WOUB) –  It was a perfect evening for football as the Teays Valley Vikings sought to protect their undefeated record against the Amanda Clearcreek Aces. They succeeded in their goal with an end score of 28-14. The possessions went back and forth, but it was the Aces that came out with the… Read More

Vikings Get Vicious Win Over Rival Circleville Tigers

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CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) – Teays Valley (7-0) remains undefeated after making a statement win against Mid-State League rival Circleville (2-5). The Vikings dominated on the ground all evening long. Landon Thompson led the charge with 114 yards on just four carries. Camden McDanel added 74 yards with three touchdowns. Quarterback Tyler Love added 59 yards…. Read More

Northwestern runningback Evan Hull runs past the Ohio defense on his way to the end-zone for a 90-yard touchdown run against the Bobcats on September 25, 2021 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois.

Ohio Football Struggles Again At Northwestern, Falls To 0-4

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EVANSTON, Ill. (WOUB) — It was a battle of the ‘Cats at Ryan Field on Saturday as Ohio visited Northwestern. The Bobcats went up against their second power-five opponent of the season, still searching for their first win of the season.  Northwestern (2-2) dominated its way to a commanding 35-6 win over Ohio (0-4). This… Read More

Bulldogs Devour Aces, Put An End To Amanda-Clearcreek’s Hot Streak

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AMANDA, Ohio (WOUB) — Coming in hot for week six of the Mid-State League, a showdown of the season: Bloom-Carroll versus Amanda-Clearcreek. Coming into the game, the Aces (3-1) were looking to hand the Bulldogs (4-0) the first loss of their season but ended up taking it themselves. The Bulldogs gave the Aces a run… Read More

Duquesne runningback Joey Isabella runs up field after juking out Ohio defender Alvin Floyd in the game on September, 11, 2021 at Peden Stadium

Ohio Football Stunned By Duquesne, 28-26

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio (0-2) dropped a game to a Football Championship Subdivision opponent for the first time since 2002 Saturday as it was upset by Duquesne (1-1) at Peden Stadium, 28-26.  The Bobcats’ 16-game win streak against FCS opponents came to an end. “Everything we did well last week — zero penalties, ran the… Read More

Amanda-Clearcreek Wins Defensive Battle Against Liberty Union To Set Up Week 5 Showdown

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BALTIMORE, Ohio (WOUB) – Both Amanda-Clearcreek and Liberty Union came into their MSL-Buckeye season opener with a 2-1 record. After losing 31-7 last season against the Lions, Amanda-Clearcreek was looking for revenge in 2021. Taking an early lead, it was a tight contest throughout the game. Amanda-Clearcreek (3-1, 1-0) came out on top 20-10 over… Read More

Ohio Quarterback Kurtis Rourke throws a pass as a Syracuse defender leaps in attempt to deflect the pass. Ohio fell to Syracuse, 29-9, on Saturday, September 4, 2021

Ohio Football Drops Season Opener To Syracuse

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A game under the lights at a packed Peden Stadium.  There was no better setting for Ohio’s season opener against power five opponent Syracuse. “Awesome crowd. Wow,” Ohio first-year head coach Tim Albin said.  “(It was) great to see the hill packed and the student section.  It was awesome.” Tim Albin opened… Read More

Bloom-Carroll Continues To Thrive Thanks To Solid Defense

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CARROLL, Ohio (WOUB) – Bloom-Carroll’s defense was the backbone of their state-playoff run last year, and if their home opener is any indication, the Bulldogs defense will once again be a force to be reckoned with. The Bulldogs held the Jonathan Alder offense to 151 yards and only 3 points. Running back Chase Plantz lead… Read More

Ohio volleyball head coach Geoff Carlston talks with Caitlin O'Farrell (12) on the sideline in Ohio's exhibition match with Duquesne on August, 21, 2021 at the Convocation Center

Geoff Carlston Ready To Lead OU Volleyball To Successful 2021 Season

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Volleyball is back and a familiar face is leading the Bobcats again. Geoff Carlston returns to Ohio for his second stint as head coach.  He previously coached the Bobcats from 2003 to 2007. Carlston built the volleyball program into a Mid-American Conference powerhouse in his five seasons.  He led the Bobcats to… Read More

Licking Valley Head Football Coach Randy Baughman

Licking Valley’s Randy Baughman Enters 46th Season As Head Coach

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NEWARK, Ohio (WOUB) — The name Randy Baughman is synonymous with Licking Valley football. The long-time head coach is heading into his 46th season and has a long list of accomplishments.  He has over 300 wins and has made the state championship game three times, in 2001, 2007 and 2019.  Baughman is also in the Ohio… Read More

Brandon Totten and Beau Wisecarver

Bloom-Carroll Football Ready For Another Successful Season

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CARROLL, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bloom-Carroll Bulldogs are coming off one of their most successful seasons in program history. The Bulldogs won their third-straight Mid-State League title after an undefeated 6-0 regular season record, their first ever regional title and their first ever state final four game.  All that success came in a shortened 2020 season… Read More

Joe Rock winds up before the start of an inning

Joe Rock’s Journey From Viking, To Bobcat, To The Colorado Rockies

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Former Ohio pitcher Joe Rock heard his name called 68th overall in this summer’s Major League Baseball Draft.  Rock is the highest-drafted left-handed pitcher in program history. Ohio head baseball coach Craig Moore knew Rock was going to be something special going back to his high school days.  Rock was the… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Joe Rock threw a no-hitter on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 against Morehead State. Ohio split the two games with the Eagles (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Joe Rock(ies): Colorado Selects Bobcat Ace Pitcher In MLB Draft

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An Ohio University Baseball ace is going to play professionally. The Colorado Rockies drafted left-hander Joe Rock as the 68th overall draft pick in the Competitive Balance Round B of the MLB Draft.  Rock is the highest-drafted pitcher in Ohio history since Dave Tobik back in 1974. “Congrats to Joe Rock on… Read More

Clinic participants and volunteers gather for a group picture following the Copperheads hitting and pitching clinic on June 27, 2021 at the Athens sandlot fields.

Southern Ohio Copperheads Give Back To Community Through Youth Clinics

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Southern Ohio Copperheads are still involved in the community even though the COVID-19 pandemic canceled their season for a second-straight year. The Copperheads are holding pitching & hitting clinics throughout Athens County for youth baseball and softball players of all ages and skill levels.  The organization already held three clinics in… Read More

Ohio Baseball senior Treyben Funderburg swings at a pitch during the Bobcats' game against Bowling Green on March 21, 2021 at Bob Wren Stadium. (PHOTO: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Finish Home Schedule with Series Split against Ball State

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Athens and Bob Wren Stadium has been friendly to the Bobcats this season.  Ohio entered this past weekend with a 17-8 record at The Wren and wrapped up its 2021 home schedule with a four-game weekend series with Ball State. While Ohio’s chances of winning the MAC disappeared after a series loss at Akron, the Bobcats… Read More

The Ohio Bobcats baseball team competes against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Bob Wren Stadium on Friday, March 5, 2021, in Athens, OH. Ohio defeated Milwaukee 14-3. (Chris J. Day/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Stellar Pitching Leads Ohio Past Miami in Friday Doubleheader

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — With just 16 games remaining in the regular season, Ohio is looking to pick up any wins it can to keep pace with the top teams in the MAC.  Entering Friday, the Bobcats were fourth in the conference standings and sat seven games back of MAC leader, Central Michigan. Fresh off… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Joe Rock threw a no-hitter on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 against Morehead State. Ohio split the two games with the Eagles (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Come From Behind to Defeat EMU in Series Opener

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It takes nine innings to win a baseball game.  It wasn’t the prettiest of starts for Ohio on Friday evening, but all that matters is the final score. Despite some ups and downs, Ohio (12-11) opened up a four-game set with Eastern Michigan (8-14) with a 6-3 victory. Ohio’s ace Joe… Read More

Sebastian Fabik stands in the batter's box vs Central Michigan

Ohio Baseball: Chippewas’ Bats Dominate Bobcats in Series Finale; Ohio and CMU Split Series

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Central Michigan is a perennial powerhouse in the Mid-American Conference and proved that point in Sunday’s series finale against Ohio. After scoring a dozen runs in the second half of the doubleheader on Saturday, Central Michigan (10-8, 2-2 MAC) put on another hitting clinic on Sunday with a 14-3 win over… Read More

Weslee Littlefield (24) defends against Kate Biglin (5) during OHIO’s game against Central Michigan at Pruitt Field in Athens, Ohio, on March 26, 2021. (Evann Figueroa/WOUB)

Ohio Field Hockey: Despite Numerous Scoring Chances, Ohio Falls to Central Michigan on Saturday

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A gorgeous and sunny skyline once again set the stage on Saturday evening at Pruitt Field.  As the sun set, the Bobcats and Chippewas took the field for their second meeting in as many nights. While the weather was pretty in Athens, the result for the Ohio field hockey team didn’t… Read More

atelyn Whittle (11) catches up to Callie Quinn (10) during OHIO’s game against Central Michigan at Pruitt Field in Athens, Ohio, on March 26, 2021. (Evann Figueroa/WOUB)

Ohio Field Hockey: Bobcats Welcomed Back Home with 3-1 Victory over Central Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It was October 26, 2019 when the Bobcats last played a game at Pruitt Field. The COVID-19 pandemic got in between Ohio and the 2020 fall season, so the Bobcats’ season got shifted to the spring.  A spring field hockey season is a first for many.  The Bobcats’ training and preparation… Read More

The Creighton Blue Jays take on the Ohio Bobcats in the second round of the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament held at Hinkle Fieldhouse on March 22, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Brett Wilhelm/NCAA) Photos via Getty Images)

Bobcats’ Memorable Season Ends With Loss To Creighton In Second Round

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOUB) — The 2020-21 season was an experience unlike anything else.  With limited fans in arenas, weekly COVID testing routines, mask-wearing and social distancing, no other season in college basketball history comes anything close to what the past five months have been like for programs. While some teams felt the wrath of the… Read More