BOWLING GREEN FALCONS NEWS

Bowling Green picked to win MAC

DETROIT (AP) -- Defending champion Bowling Green is the favorite to win this season's Mid-American Conference title. A poll of media that cover the conference on Wednesday picked the Falcons to finish ahead of Akron in the conference's East division and defeat projected West champ Toledo in the MAC title game here in December. Bowling Green went 10-4 last season and defeated...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bowling Green State University football player accused of attempted rape

Bond for a Bowling Green State University football player who is accused of attempted rape has been set at $25,000. William Houston, 19, of Dublin, Ohio, remains in the Wood County jail. He was arraigned today by video in Bowling Green Municipal Court. Bowling Green police Lt. Brad Biller said officers were called to a home in the 200 block of Manville Drive at 5:03 a.m. Sunday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lake County Captains lose to Bowling Green, 8-5, in hot hitting battle

EASTLAKE, OH- The Bowling Green Hot Rods (5-9, 37-46) scored early and often on Thursday night and they held off a late rally by the Lake County Captains (9-5, 36-48). The Hot Rods took the series with a 8-5 win in the rubber game in front of 7,677 fans at Classic Park. The game featured 13 runs, 29 hits and ten extra base hits. In the first inning, Bowling Green gained an early...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Lake County Captains beat Bowling Green Hot Rods, 4-2

EASTLAKE, Ohio – Despite striking out 16 times Wednesday evening, the Lake County Captains (9-4) used timely hitting and great pitching to defeat the Bowling Green Hot Rods (4-9) by a final score of 4-2. The Captains got on the board first in the bottom of the third inning. Catcher Richard Stock started the frame by hitting a triple off of Hot Rod starter Ryne Stanek (3-4,...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lake County Captains sweep doubleheader behind 7 homers

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – The Lake County Captains (31-44) defeated the Bowling Green Hot Rods (34-40) in both games of a doubleheader on Wednesday by the score of 7-2 in each game. The wins gave the Captains sole possession of first place in the Midwest League Eastern division with a 5-1 record in league play. After failing to pick up his first professional win in his first 22 career...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

MAC Football 2014 Predictions

2014 MAC Predictions   East DivisionMACOverall 1. Bowling Green (No. 59)8-011-2 2. Ohio (No. 95)5-37-5 3. Akron (No....
Via Athlon Sports
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 68 Bowling Green Falcons season preview

Bowling Green comes into the 2014 season as the defending Mid-American Conference champions finishing 10-4 and 7-1 in conference, but in order to repeat, the Falcons will have to do it under first-year coach Dino Babers. Babers replaces Dave Clawson, who took the Wake Forest University coaching job less than a week after defeating Northern Illinois University in the MAC Championship...
Via College Football Universe
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot Rods blank Captains 5-0, again

BOWLING GREEN, KY - It was déjà vu for the Lake County Captains (16-32) and Bowling Green Hot Rods (22-25) on Friday night as the Hot Rods took game two of the series by a score of 5-0. Both games so far have gone to the Hot Rods 5-0. The game featured a pitcher’s duel until the Hot Rods pulled away in the bottom of the eighth. Jordan Milbrath held Bowling Green scoreless and...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot Rods blank Captains 5-0

BOWLING GREEN, KY - The Lake County Captains (16-31) could not generate any offense and struck out fifteen times as they were shutout for the sixth time in 2014 by the Bowling Green Hot Rods (21-25) 5-0 on Thursday night. The loss snapped Lake County’s three-game winning streak and put the Captains fifteen games below .500 on the season.  Dace Kime started for the Captains as...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Choke Wednesday: BCS Busted

Congratulations, Northern Illinois! You just completed an undefeated season in the MAC, have a Heisman contender leading you at quarterback, and are 60 minutes away from your second straight BCS appearance! All you have to do is not completely implode against Bowling Green in the 2013 MAC Championship Game and you're on your way.... Whoops.
Via Double Coverage Football
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Captains fall to Hot Rods, 6-3

EASTLAKE, OH -- The Lake County Captains couldn’t maintain a one-run lead over the Bowling Green Hot Rods as they fell 6-3. Right-hander Robbie Aviles (0-1, 1.47) crafted another solid start for the Captains opposite Bowling Green lefty Blake Snell (2-2, 2.54), who punched out nine hitters through six innings. The Hot Rods scored first in their share of the second inning. With...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lake County Captains win with walk-off balk in 11th inning against Bowling Green

(Eastlake, OH)- Claudio Bautista jogged home from third when Bowling Green reliever Stone Speer Balked home the game winner. Stone, just entered the game from the bullpen and came on with the bases loaded. Stone started his pitching motion and stopped which by rule is a Balk. The Captains have won back-to-back games. Lake County (11- scored four runs in the top of the first...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Know the Badgers foe: Bowling Green

  This is the third in a 12-week Friday series looking at the Wisconsin football team's 2014 opponents. First-year Bowling Green coach Dino Babers inherits a team that scored with the best in college football last season. At 34.8 points per game, the Falcons ranked 28th nationally, just a sliver behind No. 27 Wisconsin. Naturally, there are bound to be some changes implemented...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Captains, Plutko shine in 5-1 win, end 4-game skid

EASTLAKE, OH - The Lake County Captains (10-24) broke their four-game losing streak with a dominant pitching performance and a couple of long balls on Thursday evening at Classic Park. The Captains took game one of the series with the Bowling Green Hot Rods (15-18) 5-1, snapping the Hot Rods’ six-game winning streak. The starting pitching matchup featured a pair of pitching prospects...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cost of doing business: Wisconsin to pay nonconference opponents $1.55M

MADISON, Wis. -- During a college football era in which the expense of guaranteed game day payouts continues to rise, Wisconsin has managed to reduce its cost -- for one season, at least. Wisconsin will pay $1.55 million in total guarantees for three home games in 2014 against Western Illinois, Bowling Green and South Florida. That number is down from the $2.4 million the school...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Badger Opposition Research: 2014 Bowling Green Post-Spring Edition

Over the last few days we’ve slipped in to enemy territory to the south, looking both Illinois and Northwestern post-spring. Well, it’s time to venture in to the non-conference schedule but stick to the Big Ten footprint. Up today is our look at the Bowling Green Falcons, who surprised everyone by winning the MAC championship by dominating previously unbeaten Northern Illinois...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Notes: Friday 4/25

  Here’s a collection of reports from Friday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors: The Bills hosted Alabama LB C.J. Mosley and Towson RB Terrance West for a pre-draft visits on Thursday. (Mike Rodak) Minnesota DT Ra’Shede Hageman has visited or worked out for the Titans, Steelers, Falcons, Cardinals and Colts. (Aaron Wilson) Wisconsin RB James White has...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Busy week for UofL baseball at Jim Patterson Stadium

Five opportunities for fans to see the University of Louisville baseball team at home this week. Tuesday, 6 p.m. in a return game against Western Kentucky University. UofL defeated WUK 5-2 in Bowling Green a couple of weeks ago. It’s also Cancer Awareness Night with $1 from the sale of lemonade going to support Gilda’s Club of Louisville. Nick Burdi has 24 career saves at...
Via Louisville Card Game
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Visits: Tuesday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Tuesday regarding prospects visiting with NFL teams: UCF QB Blake Bortles is visit with the Texans in Houston on Tuesday. (Albert Breer) Texas A&M OT Jake Matthews worked out for the with the Falcons and Bills in recent weeks. (Ian Rapoport) The Bears worked out Wisconsin RB James White in recent weeks. (ESPN.com) Montana LB Jordan Tripp...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pugh has Two

Bowling Green is the second school to offer Bloom Township linebacker Kyle Pugh, he talks about his visit and general recruitment inside.
Via recruiting.scout.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Vandals hire new secondary coach

THE VANDALS ANNOUNCED AN OUTSTANDING NEW ADDITION to the coaching staff this week in ASHLEY AMBROSE, a 13-year NFL cornerback who was named the AFC's Defensive Back of the Year in 1996. Ambrose, whose collegiate coaching stints include Cal and Colorado plus stops with professional coaching staffs in New Orleans and with the Atlanta Falcons, replaces Mike Mickens who moved on to Bowling Green.
Via idaho.scout.com
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

James White: Going on NFL visits

I've been pretty much laying low right now. I am doing visits with NFL teams and things of that nature, but not too many. I visited the Titans, Falcons and have a workout with the Dolphins on Saturday, too. It's a pretty long day. You're with the coaching staff, meet with the running backs coach, watch film and talk about life in general. They're just trying to get...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kay HR helps Cards take down WKU

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Junior infielder Grant Kay delivered the decisive two-run homer in the seventh inning while junior righty Nick Burdi became the Cardinals’ career saves leader in the No. 10 Louisville baseball team’s 5-3 win at Western Kentucky on Wednesday.
Via louisville.scout.com
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowling Green hires Shockers assistant as coach

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) -- Bowling Green State University has hired Wichita State assistant Chris Jans as its new head coach, replacing the fired Louis Orr. Jans has been Wichita State's associate head coach since 2011-12. He helped guide the Shockers to three straight NCAA appearances and to an unbeaten record and No. 2 ranking this season before a loss to Kentucky on Sunday...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bowling Green hires Shockers assistant as coach

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) Bowling Green State University has hired Wichita State assistant Chris Jans as its new head coach, replacing the fired Louis Orr.
Via FOXSports.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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