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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

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 Bluejays 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)

Ohio Men’s Basketball: What Went Wrong for the Bobcats in their Season-Ending Loss to Creighton

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WOUB) — The magic dust withered away from the Ohio Bobcats as a 72-58 loss at the hands of the Creighton Bluejays put an end to Ohio’s unexpected journey into the NCAA Tournament. Coming into the game, the Bobcats always were able to push the pace up the floor and then set screens… 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

Ohio's Treyben Funderburg swings at a pitch in the Bobcats' game against Bowling Green on March 21, 2021. (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Ohio Baseball: Bobcats Ousted in Doubleheader by Falcons’ Starting Pitching

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Bowling Green’s bullpen was able to have a day off on Sunday, when their starting pitchers were able to go all the way in both matchups on the day. Andrew Abrahamowicz and Rigo Ramos both went seven innings to secure two victories over the Ohio Bobcats. In game one, the Bowling… Read More

The Virginia Cavaliers take on the Ohio Bobcats in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Division I MenÕs Basketball Tournament held at at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on March 20, 2021 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Grant Halverson/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Some Things to Take Away from Ohio’s Win over Virginia

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WOUB) — As many have been made aware, the Ohio Bobcats made some noise last night and became the official bracket busters last night when they knocked off the defending National Champions, the Virginia Cavaliers, 62-58 at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on the campus of Indiana University. To many casual College Basketball fans,… Read More

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Duo of Vander Plas, Preston shine once again in Upset of Virginia

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WOUB) — Court Street back in Athens is in a frenzy after the Ohio Bobcats, the 2021 MAC Champions and 13 seed in the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, continued their improbable season after knocking off the four seed, the Virginia Cavaliers 62-58, who came into the game as the defending National… Read More

BLOOMINGTON, IN - MARCH 20: Ben Vander Plas #5 of the Ohio Bobcats celebrates during the closing seconds of their 62-58 win over the Virginia Cavaliers in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Division I MenÕs Basketball Tournament held at at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall on March 20, 2021 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Grant Halverson/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Bracket-Busting Bobcats Upset Virginia in First Round of NCAA Tournament

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WOUB) — As the final seconds ticked off the clock, the several hundred Ohio Bobcat fans inside Assembly Hall made it sound like the historic building was filled with 17,000 strong.  After the buzzer sounded, the Ohio bench stormed onto the court and celebrated, much like the Bobcats did after their 2010 and… Read More

Ohio's Mariana Rodrigues spikes the ball in the Bobcats' match against Western Michigan on Friday, March 19, 2021. (Photo: Curtis Feder/WOUB)

Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats Defeat Red-Hot Western Michigan, Win Third-Straight Match

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Just saying Ohio won its third match in a row does not do the story justice for what the Bobcats accomplished on Friday night. As previously reported, the team was injury stricken and had to cope with a demanding schedule, but it then had to face a new challenge: defeating the… 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 Come Back from the Brink to Win Another Five-Set Thriller

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — After falling behind two sets to one against Toledo in The Convo on Wednesday, the Ohio volleyball team came back with their backs against the wall to defeat the golden rockets in a spectacular five set affair. The Bobcats came into this matchup a little worse for wear with their intense… Read More