Category: Ohio

Sebastian Smith: The not-so-secret offensive playmaker

Sebastian Smith wanted to issue a correction from a statement coach Frank Solich made last week.

In his weekly press conference, Solich said Smith wasn’t 100 percent healthy against Gardner-Webb, where Smith had six receptions for 106 yards and two touchdowns.

“If I wasn’t 100 percent, then I guess I was 99.9,” Smith joked.

The comment was only teasing his coach, but the remark reveals a lot about Smith’s character. (continue reading here)

Both sides of Bob Boldon

This story originally ran in The Post on March 31, 2014

There are two sides to Bob Boldon. One side is overly critical, blunt and could find flaws on the Mona Lisa.

Then there’s the other side, which, on a chilly spring morning, sits in his office smiling and says, “You don’t know what to do with all this optimism, do ya?”

During Boldon’s first season at the helm of the Ohio women’s basketball program, his team experienced both sides.

Boldon coached the youngest team he’s ever worked with, a team fresh off the worst season in Ohio history. (continue reading here)