Bearcats Basketball Is Back – Lessss Go!

The Bearcats have now played their annual red vs. black scrimmage and won two exhibition games, handily. The regular season tips off on Friday at noon against Savannah State. Let’s dive into our initial thoughts so far on a much anticipated UC basketball season. A Temporary Place to Call Home The Cats are calling BB&T…

Bearcats Jump Michigan

Sometimes the body has to jump. Bound. Leap.Toward the pale blue heavens, feet press against the Earth beneath searching for sky. Arms cajole the head and torso upward, arrows firing toward the sun.Micro-Communities.Standing just outside the tunnel, I watch the University of Cincinnati players sprint, skip, and jump their way onto the turf at the…

Senior Sure-Footed Kicker – #16 Andrew Gantz

Standing at just 5’ 10” and 190 lbs., senior kicker Andrew Gantz has one of the best legs in the country.  Raised in Dayton, Ohio, Gantz passed up scholarships offers from Tennessee and other colleges to come to Clifton.  Ranked as the 7th best kicker in the 2013 class, Andrew entered his freshman year at…

Wunderkind, Winner, or Wizard? Tuberville’s Take Off and Learning Luke Fickell – Pt. 1

Shortly after Luke Fickell began his head coaching tenure at the University of Cincinnati, I took a familiar stroll on the campus sidewalk leading to the Richard E. Lindner Varsity Village. Approaching the geometric structure, triangles inversely stacked in rows that stretch the length of the building, I was curious to meet the new coach.…