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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

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

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

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

Bryce Houston warms up near the end zone before the Bobcats' practice at Peden Stadium on Monday, Aug. 16, 2021

Bryce Houston Ready For 2021 Season After Overcoming Obstacles

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — One of the standout players at the linebacker position in Ohio’s fall camp is Bryce Houston. His time with the Bobcats has been anything but easy so far. The redshirt junior dealt with some injuries such as a torn ACL.  He also worked through many obstacles in his career such as working… 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