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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

Senior infielder Caroline Spacek (2) and senior outfielder Tori Walker (8) are embraced by teammates and family on the center of the diamond for senior day before OU's game against Northern Illinois on April 24, 2022.

Ohio Softball avoids series sweep with senior day victory

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB)– It was senior day for Ohio University Softball as the Bobcats (20-21) looked to avoid a sweep against the Northern Illinois Huskies (13-23). Before the game, seniors Caroline Spacek, Tori Walker, Caitlyn Fogue, and Mackensie Kohl were all honored for their careers on the diamond.  And they were looking to go out… 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

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 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 Peyton Guice (11) drives for a basketball in the fourth quarter of the Bobcats' game against Miami on March 2, 2022.

Ohio Women’s Basketball gets much-needed win against Miami in Guice’s return

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – With two games left in the regular season, the Ohio Bobcats found themselves in a do-or-die situation for their MAC tournament aspirations. The Bobcats got a much-needed win to help their situation on Wednesday night, beating arch-rival Miami, 73-64. Coming into the game, Ohio was sitting ninth in the MAC standings… Read More

Ohio's Ben Vander Plas drives towards the hoop in the second half of the Bobcats' game at Bowling Green on March 1, 2022.

Ohio Men’s Basketball falls to third in MAC after upset loss at Bowling Green

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BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (WOUB) — There was more on the line for Bowling Green than there was for Ohio in Tuesday night’s MAC matchup. Bowling Green was fighting for the last spot in the MAC tournament while Ohio had their eye on a higher seed. The Bobcats were looking to conquer the Falcons for the… 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