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Senior Infielder Colin Kasperbauer (2) celebrates with his teammates in the dugout after scoring a run in the 4th inning of Ohio's game against Western Michigan on May 21.

Ohio Baseball picks up a senior day victory for its fourth win in five games

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It was senior day at Bob Wren as the Bobcats (29-22)  looked to honor their seniors while working up momentum for the MAC tournament as they played host to the Western Michigan Broncos (18-36). Ohio would not have momentum early however. The Broncos scored two quick runs in the first inning and loaded the bases… Read More

Ohio's Eamon Horwedel throws a pitch in game one of Ohio's doubleheader against Western Michigan

Ohio and Western Michigan split doubleheader

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Early thunderstorms gave way to an avalanche of runs in both games on Friday at Bob Wren Stadium. The Bobcats clinched a spot in the MAC tournament because of Miami’s loss to Ball State Thursday night and appeared to have a little bit of a hangover from it in game one…. Read More

Fifth year outfielder Isaiah Peterson (5) at the plate in Ohio's game against Western Michigan on May 19.

Bobcats swat three home runs, take game one over Western Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – It may have been sunny and pleasant sitting in the stands at Bob Wren Stadium, but if you were sitting beyond the outfield fence, it was raining baseballs. Five home runs were hit between the two teams in Ohio’s 8-5 victory over the Western Michigan Broncos. Edward Kutt IV made his… Read More

Ohio Baseball's Mason Minzey prepares to swing his bat, looking to get on base.

Ohio Baseball earns dominant 12-4 victory in series opener against Akron

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Ohio Baseball began its four game series against Akron Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats were on a roll in the bottom of the first inning where they scored four runs in the frame alone.  Prime pitching from Eddie Kutt kept the Bobcats on top. Kutt pitched eight innings, had eight strikeouts and… Read More

Ohio Softball huddles pregame as they prepare to take on Northern Illinois in a double header.

Ohio Softball comes up winless in doubleheader against Northern Illinois

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB)– It was a perfect day for softball, as the Northern Illinois Huskies (13-22) came into town to take on the Ohio Bobcats (19-21).  In game one, the Bobcats jumped out to a one run lead as they loaded the bases early in the first inning. Then to follow that up, in the… Read More

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 Mason Minzey prepares to celebrate with his team as he approaches home plate following a walk-off homerun against Toledo on April 9, 2022.

Minzey’s walk-off homer leads Ohio Baseball past Toledo on Friday

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – It took extra innings on Friday as the Ohio Bobcats (12-12, 6-7 MAC) took down the Toledo Rockets (13-15, 7-9) in walk-off fashion to take the first game of the weekend series. Ohio ace Edward Kutt IV got the Friday start for the Bobcats. After getting roughed up in the first… Read More

Mackenzie Kohl chats with her team in the circle in the Bobcats' game with Akron on April 5, 2022.

Ohio Softball opens series against Akron with victory on a rainy Tuesday

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — On a rainy Tuesday afternoon, the Ohio Bobcats faced fellow MAC rival Akron for the start of a three-game homestand. Despite a 50-minute rain delay, Ohio headed into the game hoping to keep climbing up the MAC standings.  The Bobcats did just that with a 2-1 victory. Overall, Ohio scored two… 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

Ohio's AJ Rausch (7) celebrates with his teammates following a go-ahead homerun in the eighth inning of the Bobcats' game against Kent State on March 20, 2022.

Ohio Baseball earns first series win over Kent State since 2017

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) —  The final game of Ohio’s series took place Sunday as it hosted Kent State.  The Bobcats (10-7, 4-2 MAC) earned their first series win over the Golden Flashes (6-9, 2-4 MAC) since 2017 by securing an 8-7 victory. Jack Liberatore got off to a rocky start in the game though as… Read More

Ohio's AJ Rausch (7) celebrates as Xavier Haendiges (3) dives into home in the seventh inning of the Bobcats' game against Kent State on March 19, 2022.

Ohio Baseball splits high-scoring doubleheader with Kent State on Saturday

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) –– It was a cold, cloudy and windy day in Athens Saturday when the Ohio Bobcats played host to the Kent State Golden Flashes for an afternoon doubleheader at Bob Wren Stadium. The two teams faced off against one another the day before. Ohio came out with a victory, led in part… Read More

Ohio's AJ Rausch is in his homerun trot following his homerun in the fourth inning against Kent State on March 18, 2022.

Ohio Baseball opens weekend with strong offensive showing against Kent State

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio Bobcats baseball team (8-6, 2-1) defeated its MAC rival Kent State Golden Flashes (5-7, 1-2) at Bob Wren Stadium by a final score of 9-4 on Friday. Ohio ace Edward Kutt IV had a solid outing in this one as he gave up three earned runs and collected seven… Read More

Ohio's Ben Vander Plas attempts a three-point shot in the first half of the Bobcats' MAC semifinal game against Kent State on March 11, 2022.

Ohio Men’s Basketball’s MAC Tournament run falls short with loss to Kent State

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — 2:56 left in the game, Miles Brown had just made a huge three that brought the game within two points. The Ohio crowd was electric as “OU, Oh Yeah,” chants rang throughout Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, and despite everything that had gone wrong up to that point, Ohio had put themselves in… 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 Cece Hooks drives to the hoops in the Bobcats' game against Toledo in the MAC Quarterfinals on March 9, 2022.

Ohio Women’s Basketball falls to Toledo in MAC Quarterfinal after a stellar performance from Sophia Wiard

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) – Five days after the Ohio Bobcats thought their season concluded, it started up again. After battling it out with top-seeded Toledo Wednesday morning, the Rockets eventually pulled away with the 80-67 win over the Bobcats. Ohio didn’t back down from the challenge and played a tight game against Toledo, a team… Read More

Cece Hooks, number 1, leaps into the air attempting a shot in Ohio University women’s basketball game against Ball State University, in Athens

Bobcat basketball teams look to make noise in MAC Tournament

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOUB) — Survive and advance. That cliché statement has now become the motto of many college basketball teams around the country looking to punch their ticket to the NCAA tournament this week during conference tournaments. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams for Ohio University will have that chance in Cleveland this week… 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's Ben Vander Plas attempts a layup in the first half of the Bobcats' game against Akron on Feb. 25, 2022.

Akron spoils Ohio Men’s Basketball’s senior night

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio men’s basketball team had their senior night spoiled as the Akron Zips delivered their second loss in three games in the home stretch of the regular season. Ohio honored seniors John Tenerowicz, Tommy Schmock, Jason Carter, and Ben Vander Plas as they took the court in the Convo for… Read More

Ohio's Tommy Schmock, right, prepares to shoot a three-point shot as Ben Vander Plas, left, looks on in the Bobcats' game against Central Michigan on February 22, 2022.

Vander Plas, Schmock lead Ohio Men’s Basketball past Central Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Jason Preston, DJ Cooper and, after Tuesday night, Ben Vander Plas joined the pair as the only players in Ohio men’s basketball history to record triple doubles. Vander Plas and Co. propelled Ohio (23-5, 14-3 MAC) to a dominant win against a Central Michigan team (6-19, 5-9 MAC), which has now… 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's Ben Vander Plas (5) prepares to make a pass to Mark Sears in the Bobcats' game against Miami of Ohio on Feb. 15, 2022.

Ohio Men’s Basketball continues dominance over Miami (OH) behind 30 points from Vander Plas

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio Bobcats and Miami RedHawks squared off for the 210th time in the Battle of the Bricks Tuesday night and going into the game, Ohio had won 18 of the last 21 meetings. The Bobcats flexed their muscles and continued their dominance in the series, defeating Miami 91-78. Miami came… Read More

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

Felder’s career night helps snap Ohio Women’s Basketball’s four-game losing streak

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – After losing its last four games, Ohio was in dire need of a win to avoid slipping further in the MAC standings. On Monday night, the Bobcats got the win they were looking for as they handled Eastern Michigan, 66-53. Ohio was without its second-leading scorer Erica Johnson, who didn’t dress… 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

Ohio's Mark Sears (0) drives against Toledo's Setric Millner Jr. in their game on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022.

Ohio Men’s Basketball’s five-game win streak ends with loss at Toledo

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TOLEDO, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio men’s basketball team suffered yet another loss at the hands of MAC rival Toledo Tuesday night. After losing to the Rockets a few weeks ago by 18, the Bobcats lost by 15 inside a loud Savage Arena. Although Ohio cut it to single digits in the final two minutes,… Read More