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Ohio guard Cece Hooks gets a hug from teammate Erica Johnson following her basket that made her the all-time leading scorer in Mid-American Conference history.

Hooks Makes History, Becomes All-Time Leading Scorer in MAC Basketball History

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — It was a sunny, frigid afternoon in Athens on Saturday; a typical January day in Southeast Ohio. However, there was nothing typical about the events that took place at the Convocation Center.   The Bobcats hosted the Bowling Green Falcons Saturday after returning home from a two-game road trip at Central Michigan and Miami of Ohio. Before… Read More

Ohio Men's Basketball head coach Jeff Boals talks to his team during the Bobcats' game against Toledo on Jan. 21, 2022 at the Convocation Center.

The win streak for Ohio Men’s Basketball ends after a loss to Toledo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The duel between the high-flying Toledo Rockets and the red-hot Ohio Bobcats did not disappoint for the most part. A nationally televised game between the two hottest teams in the MAC had high expectations for fans of both teams. Ohio entered the contest 14-2 overall and undefeated in the MAC at… 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 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

Ohio's Madison Clayton (7) and Kent State's Tianna Harris (21) battle for a loose ball in their match on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021 at Chessa Field. [Alex Michalec | WOUB]

Ohio Soccer draws with Kent State, clinches 2 seed in tournament

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Electric is downplaying the atmosphere of a packed Chessa Field on a gloomy Thursday afternoon with the attendance totaling over 1,000 people. Bobcats and Golden Flashes fans alike knew this match was going to be an absolute thriller. Although the match ended in a 0-0 draw, head coach Aaron Rodgers was… Read More

Ohio's Haley Miller (10) dribbles the ball towards the goal in the Bobcats' match with Eastern Michigan on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at Chessa Field. [Payton Brooker | WOUB]

Ohio soccer remains undefeated in MAC play with comeback win over Eastern Michigan

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A game between two  MAC teams gave the fans a show to watch Thursday afternoon as the Ohio Bobcats (11-3-2, MAC 7-0-2) defended their undefeated MAC record against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-11-3, MAC 1-6-2) in a 2-1 victory. The Bobcats were in possession of the ball for most of the… Read More

Members of the Ohio volleyball team celebrate on the court following the match point over Kent State on Oct. 20, 2021.

Ohio volleyball secures a hard-fought victory over Kent State

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio volleyball team took its fourth win in a row to advance 5-4 in MAC play after going winless in a tough non-conference schedule.  The Bobcats are catching their stride and beginning to play with confidence as they are officially half-way through conference play. The Kent State Golden Flashes traveled… 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

Ohio's Sarina Dirrig (22) looks to make a pass in the Bobcats' match with Toledo on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. [Alex Michalec | WOUB]

Ohio Soccer Remains Unbeaten in MAC Play With Win Over Toledo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Relentless is the word to describe the Ohio Bobcats’ win against the Toledo Rockets on a gloomy Sunday afternoon. The Bobcats (7-3-1, 3-0-1 MAC) came out victorious over Toledo (7-3-2, 2-2-0 MAC) as a late goal by fifth-year senior Sarina Dirrig in the 70th minute ended up being the only goal… 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

The Ohio soccer team celebrates on the field following its 2-1 victory over Buffalo on Sept. 23, 2021 at Chessa Field. [Ayden Crowley | WOUB]

Ohio Soccer Opens MAC Play With Victory Over Buffalo

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bobcats (5-3) opened Mid-American Conference play with a statement win against the Buffalo Bulls (6-2), 2-1. After dropping three of their last four games, the Bobcats entered MACtion in desperate need of a victory. Ohio had a tall task entering Thursday facing off against a hot Buffalo team. The Bulls… 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

Mariana Rodrigues (5) tries to score past Olivia Vance (9) and Payton Morman (16) in Ohio's match against Toledo on March 17, 2021. (Photo: Evann Figueroa/WOUB)

Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats’ Season Ends With Loss to Western Michigan in MAC Tournament

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The three-seeded Ohio Bobcats (12-8) fell to the No. 2 Western Michigan (18-4) in the first round of the MAC Women’s Volleyball tournament Friday afternoon. Ohio was without senior star Tia Jimerson, as well as veteran junior Lauren Park in their battle against Western Michigan. The absence of the usual starters was apparent as the… 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

Ohio Soccer played against Bowling Green on Sunday, March 28, 2021. (Photo: Midge Mazur/Ohio Bobcats Athletics)

Ohio Soccer: Bobcats Blanked by Bowling Green on Sunday, 3-0

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio Bobcats (2-4, 2-4 MAC) were clawed out by the Bowling Green Falcons (5-1, 5-1 MAC) in a disappointing 3-0 defeat Sunday afternoon. The scoring started early with BGSU sophomore Katie Cox finishing a squared pass from six yards out to put the Falcons up 1-0. Little did we know,… Read More