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Ohio's Will Sturek (26) gives a high-five to Nick Dolan (1) after Sturek scores a run in the seventh inning of OU's game against Toledo on April 10, 2022.

Ohio Baseball splits Sunday doubleheader with Toledo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Each game and each series becomes more crucial as the conference season rolls along for Ohio. Ohio entered Sunday’s twin bill with Toledo looking to secure its first series win in three weekends. The Bobcats (13-14, 7-9 MAC) were unable to take the series but instead split it with the Rockets (15-16,… Read More

Ohio's Luke Borer (16) looks on from the mound in the ninth inning of the Bobcats' game against Toledo on April 9, 2022.

Ohio Baseball’s rally comes up short in loss to Toledo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bobcats are known to make late-game comebacks and they almost pulled another one off Saturday. Ohio trailed by as many as seven runs in its matchup with Toledo but went on the comeback trail.  It scored one run in the sixth, two in the seventh and another run in the… Read More

Ohio's Megan McMenemy (21) looks at the umpire as he calls an out after a Bowling Green baserunner attempted to steal second base on March 25, 2022. [Jensen Knecht | WOUB]

Bats stymied as Ohio Softball splits twin bill with Bowling Green

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bobcats and Falcons played their doubleheader in the cold, wind and, at times, light rain Friday.  Ohio’s bats were also cold for a majority of the day — which could be thanks in part to the weather conditions. The Bobcats scratched out a 2-1 victory in the first game behind four… Read More

Treyben Funderburg strikes the baseball during the baseball game between Ohio University and Marshall University in Athens, Ohio, on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Ohio University went on to win 6-3. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Ohio Baseball defeats Marshall behind late offensive surge

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Two things aren’t always nice early on in a baseball season: the weather and the hitting. Luckily the weather was a perfect 67 degrees with partly cloudy skies on Wednesday, which was perfect for some baseball.  The offense, however, wasn’t pretty for the Bobcats early in their matchup against Marshall as it… Read More

Ohio's Jason Carter (30) throws down a dunk in the Bobcats' MAC quarterfinal matchup against Ball State on March 10, 2022 in Cleveland.

Carter’s big night leads Ohio Men’s Basketball to MAC Tournament Semifinals

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — Three wins in three days. That is what Ohio needs to do to get its second straight MAC Tournament title.  It is easier said than done, though. After dropping four of their last five regular season games leading to the MAC tournament, Ohio (24-8) got a big boost Thursday from Redshirt Fifth… Read More

Ohio's Gabby Burris attempts a three in the second quarter of the Bobcats' game against Kent State on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

Ohio Women’s Basketball sneaks into MAC Tournament despite loss at Kent State

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KENT, Ohio (WOUB) — Saturday was a bizarre day for the Ohio women’s basketball team. Players had tears in their eyes as the final buzzer sounded at the M.A.C Center.  Ohio (15-13, 9-10 MAC) had just dropped an essentially must-win game to Kent State (18-11, 10-10 MAC) in an offensive struggle, 59-50. Head coach Bob Boldon… Read More

Ohio women's basketball head coach Bob Boldon talks to the players Gabby Burris, Kaylee Bambule, Cece Hooks, Kate Dennis and Madi Mace during a timeout in the third quarter of the Bobcats' game against Toledo on Feb. 16, 2022.

Ohio Women’s Basketball unable to hold double-digit lead, falls to MAC leader Toledo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It was a tale of two halves Wednesday night between Ohio and Toledo. The Bobcats led by as many as 17 points in the first half and held an 11-point advantage at halftime. However, first place Toledo (20-4, 14-1 MAC) made a second-half comeback to down Ohio (12-10, 6-7 MAC), 76-73, and… Read More

Ohio women's basketball head coach Bob Boldon talks to his team in a huddle in the fourth quarter of their game against Western Michigan.

Ohio Women’s Basketball’s losing streak extends to four games

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An important piece of Ohio’s team was missing Saturday: Cece Hooks. Hooks suffered an injury in OU’s game at Northern Illinois and was unavailable in the Bobcats’ matchup with Western Michigan. Her absence was felt as the Broncos (13-9, 7-6 MAC) ride 14 three pointers to an 80-73 win over Ohio… Read More

Three Seniors lead Alexander past Wellston on Senior Night

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ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) – It was a senior night that Marlee Grinstead, Kara Meeks and Olivia Ohms will remember for a while. The three seniors for Alexander (10-7, 8-1 TVC-Ohio) each scored 16 points as the Lady Spartans took down Wellston (4-12, 0-8) in The Alley, 62-22. “I’ve been coaching those kids since they were… Read More

Ohio's Cece Hooks is ready to drive down the lane against Buffalo's Summer Hemphill in their game on Jan. 24, 2022 inside the Convocation Center.

Ohio Women’s Basketball overcomes 16-point deficit to beat Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Just like the wintry conditions outside the Convocation Center on Monday, Ohio couldn’t have had much of a colder start in its matchup against Buffalo. The Bulls piled on a 13-0 run to start the game and led by as many as 16 points in the first half.  Ohio’s only production in… Read More

Jeff Boals rallies up his team during a timeout in the Bobcats' game against Bowling Green on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022.

Career nights from Schmock, Clayton guide Ohio past Bowling Green

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Entering Tuesday, there was one team in the Mid-American Conference that Jeff Boals never defeated: the Bowling Green Falcons. Ohio (13-2, 4-0 MAC) never trailed in the contest and came away with an 85-78 victory over Bowling Green (8-7, 1-3 MAC).  The win is the Bobcats’ eighth in a row and nine… Read More

Ohio's Gabby Burris attempts a three-point shot against Northern Illinois on January 8, 2021 at the Convocation Center. The Huskies defeated the Bobcats, 71-68.

Ohio Women’s Basketball drops MAC opener to Northern Illinois

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) –– Following an 18-day pause due to the holiday break and roster issues because of COVID-19, Ohio (6-4, 0-1 MAC) fell in its Mid-American Conference opener to Northern Illinois (4-7, 1-2 MAC) by a final score of 71-68. “I thought the effort was there,” Ohio head coach Bob Boldon said.  “Obviously, the… Read More

Ohio's Ben Vander Plas (5) prepares to shoot a three-point shot against Andrew Garcia (4) in the Bobcats' game against Kent State on Jan. 7, 2021 at the Convocation Center.

Ohio Men’s Basketball picks up seventh straight victory

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio men’s basketball team kept its undefeated home record alive Friday with an 80-72 victory over MAC rival Kent State.  The win gives the Bobcats (12-0, 3-0 MAC) their seventh victory in a row. “I thought our guys got off to a great start and maintained the lead throughout the… Read More

Ohio's Yaya Felder (2) drives around a defender in the Bobcats' game against Mercyhurst on Nov. 20, 2021.

Ohio Women’s Basketball dominates Mercyhurst in home opener

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio played at The Convo for the first time this season and welcomed back fans, the Marching 110 and even its mascot Rufus.  Saturday marked the first time the general public was allowed back inside The Convo to watch the team since the COVID-19 pandemic began. “There’s just more energy in… Read More

Ohio's Isiah Cox, number six, and Chase Cokley, number eighty, celebrate following a touchdown against Eastern Michigan on Tuesday, Noember 9, 2021.

Offense guides Ohio Football past Eastern Michigan

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (WOUB) — Tuesday night’s showdown between Ohio and Eastern Michigan was expected to be an offensive battle. The game lived up to the billing. Both offenses went to work right away at “The Factory”, which has been the nickname for Rynearson Stadium since 2014 when the unique gray turf was installed. Neither team punted… Read More

Bloom-Carroll players gather into hype huddle

Bloom-Carroll gives Highland a sense of deja-vu from Week One, captures win in the playoffs

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CARROLL, Ohio (WOUB) — It was a week 1 rematch at Bloom-Carroll High School (11-0) as they hosted the Highland Fighting Scots (8-3). Earlier this year, Bloom-Carroll took the win 49-17 and planned to carry the momentum after their shut out win last week. On the opening drive of the game, Highland would drive the… Read More

Bloom-Carroll players wearing halloween masks run through the tunnel and onto the field

Bloom-Carroll has plenty to celebrate on Halloween weekend after round one shutout against Warren

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CARROLL, Ohio (WOUB) — The rain came down Friday night as the Bloom-Carroll Bulldogs (10-0) hosted the Warren Warriors (3-6) in round one of the OHSAA playoffs. The Bulldogs are the top seeded team in Division IV, Region 15. Early in the game, Bloom-Carroll established their run game. Chase Plantz busted through the Warren defensive… Read More

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