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A long day for the Ohio volleyball team just got longer. Playing in their second game of the day in “Bash in the Boro” tournament, the Bobcats were swept by host Georgia Southern in three games. The Bobcats failed to gain momentum from their sweep of South Carolina State earlier in the day and fell… Read More
Gridiron Glory has week four scores from around southeast Ohio. Check back frequently for updates. TVC-Ohio: Chillicothe 14 Athens 28 Alexander 80 Frontier 14 Minford 7 Meigs 35 Oak Hill 18 Wellston 59 Vinton County 0 Waverly 33 Nelsonville-York 47 Bishop Ready 13 TVC-Hocking: Southern 12 Federal Hocking 18… Read More
Remi Famodu was forced to wear #16 after losing her normal #25 jersey. She may want to hang on to #16 after scoring her first goal of the season. Ohio topped Indiana State 1-0 on a chilly Friday evening at Pruitt Field. In the 61st-minute, midfielder Kelsey Pichel fired a shot off the cross… Read More
Ohio University field hockey fell 1-0 to Robert Morris University Friday afternoon, marking the first time the women have lost in 2011. RMU’s Michelle Lewthwaite scored the winning and only goal of the match in overtime for the Colonials. Ohio's offense, led by Cathryn Altdoerffer, Andrea Biegalski, and Taylor Brown attempted 16 shots in regulation,… Read More
Used properly, prescription drugs can relieve pain and suffering. Used imroperly, they can destroy people. Aaron Haslam knows all about the abuse problem. Haslam is an Assistant Ohio Attorney General and a central figure in the battle against prescription drug abuse. WOUB News recently sat down for an interview with Haslam for an update on… Read More
Parkersburg South has already experienced highs and lows this season, with an emotional win at Ripley in week one, and a humbling 28-7 defeat to Morgantown last Friday. When Musselman comes calling for game three, the Patriots will be hoping they play with the tenacity that has led them to victory already this season. The Applemen… Read More
Tonight in Thornville will bring us an MVL battle between the Sheridan Generals and the Crooksville Ceramics at Paul Culver Jr. Stadium. The Generals have picked up right where they left off last season atop the MVL standings coasting to an easy 3-0 overall record, two of those wins being in-conference opponents. On the other… Read More
Ohio head athletic trainer John Bowman will educate you on the human knee. You'll learn everything you need to know about the human knee and ligaments inside it. Bowman talks about how Eric Benjamin can possibly play football while he's missing many important ligaments in his right knee.
The dean of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will soon be searching for land for a new campus in Columbus. Jack Brose is retiring as dean, but will take on new responsibilities in the Provost's office as the university's Senior Executive Director for Health Services and Special Assistant to the Executive Vice… Read More
The United States Postal Service could be closing the Athens mail processing center soon. The Athens facility, along with three other processing facilities in southeastern Ohio, are on the review list for possible closure. The Postal Service is considering closing nearly 250 mail processing centers throughout the U.S. including facilities in Chilicothe and Ironton. When… Read More
Ohio University police are searching for the man they say raped a student on September 10. Three southeast Ohio mail processing centers may be shut down. Details in your afternoon audio update.
The Ohio volleyball team started off the "Bash in the Boro" tournament held at Georgia Southern University with a win against South Carolina State. The Bobcats beat the Lady Bulldogs in three straight sets, narrowly taking the first set 25-23. But the Bobcats got it rolling in the second and third sets winning 25-19 and… Read More
The football game scheduled to be played at Dawson-Bryant tonight against Trimble has been postponed. Trimble Superintendent Dr. Kimberly Jones tells WSAZ.com the game is "postponed due to reports of viral meningitis." She says they are working on rescheduling the game. Meningitis. The mere mention of the word sends fear through many people. … Read More
It started off as an average Thursday in September for Athens County resident Dottie Channell. She was sitting in the sunroom of her home of 50 years and looking at the neighboring Athens High School football stadium through her windows. In an instant, the sky turned black and her average day turned on its head. … Read More
State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate rose for the third straight month in August, to a level matching the national jobless rate. The Department of Job and Family Services said Friday that unemployment edged up to 9.1 percent last month, from 9.0 percent in July. The U.S. unemployment rate for August also was 9.1 percent…. Read More
On the ground, those who experienced the tornado on September 16, 2010 knew the damage caused was major. Trees were down and homes were destroyed in an instant. But, the extent of the devestation was even more apparent in the view from the sky. The Athens County Emergency Management Agency went up in a helicopter… Read More
The struggling U.S. Postal Service says it's considering whether to close more than 250 mail processing centers across the country, including three in southeast Ohio. There are 10 centers in Ohio on the list. The list released by the agency on Thursday includes facilities in Akron, Athens, Canton, Chillicothe Cincinnati, Dayton, Ironton, Steubenville, Toledo and… Read More
Recent studies by an Ohio University researcher suggests that certain pollutants may be causing heart disease. Alexander Sergeev says his studies show that POP's, persistent organic pollutants, such as pesticides, insecticides, and unintentional by-products from chemical reactions in factories, can cause heart disease to those in close proximity to them. "Most people come into contact… Read More
Ohio University Police say they are looking for a white male in his mid-20s who raped a female student early Saturday morning. Plus, today marks the one year anniversary of the tornado in The Plains. Listen to your audio update here.
Ohio University Police say they are looking for a white male in his mid-20's who raped a female student early Saturday morning. Police say the victim got lost walking home from a party. She might have been near State Route 682 in Athens at the time. They say she asked for help from a passing… Read More
Chillicothe at Athens Athens was tested by the run earlier this season. They stared down an impressive passing attack last Saturday and responded in fine style. The Bulldogs’ 19-14 win at Warren was thanks in large part to four crowd-quieting picks by the defense. The Green & Gold opened up its bag of tricks on… Read More
Southern at Federal Hocking The Federal Hocking Lancers are looking to snap their three game losing streak and get in the win column for the first time this season when they welcome the Southern Tornadoes to town Friday Night. Southern (1-2) is coming off a 20-14 victory over Belpre and is looking to climb to… Read More