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It is the matchup everyone has been looking forward to this year. Tri-Valley (7-1, 6-0) travels Sheridan (8-0, 6-0) on Friday where the winner will be crowned 2011 MVL champs. The two squads are almost identical statistically. The Scotties score 37 points per game and allow 11 per game, while the Generals score 40… Read More
What a difference a week makes for the Wellston Rockets. Last week, fresh off their upset of Alexander, the Rockets were sitting above .500 at 4-3 (1-1) and climbed up to number eight in the Division IV, Region 15 playoffs. The top eight teams make the playoffs and with the tenth seeded Meigs Marauders… Read More
The Gallipolis man accused of sexually assaulting an Ohio University student pleaded not guilty to charges of rape today. Levi Canterbury, 21, appeared in Athens County Common Pleas Court this morning. Canterbury allegedly picked up the OU student in Athens, drove her to a parking lot and raped her. Canterbury was arrested… Read More
Thanks to all who voted for the top 15 player of the year candidates. Voting has now ended. The top five candidates will be revealed on Friday, Oct. 21 at 11:30 p.m. during Gridiron Glory. Voting for player of the year candidates will begin at noon on Saturday, Oct. 22. Information on how to vote… Read More
Tom Hodson speaks with WOUB student reporters Michael Locklear, Kelsey Borza and Morgan Lentes about the upcoming "Newswatch In-Depth" special on Ohio Senate Bill 5, airing Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. on WOUB TV and WOUB FM.
Update: 8:59 a.m. Ohio University Police say a reward of $5,000 is on the table for information on an arson fire at Ohio University. No one was hurt but 14 students living in the immediate area were moved to another dorm. OU Police responded to the fire at 3:30 a.m. at True House. … Read More
This week starts the annual event of ghoulish festivities. Humans vs. Zombies is a giant game of tag that lasts an entire week, but the rules are extremely different. In this event, participants of the game are split into two teams: zombies and humans. After selection, zombies try to turn all of the humans onto… Read More
Thanks to several local donors, the Southside Park off of Richland Avenue will see some new additions. Thanks to a $125,000 project headed by the Athens Noon Rotary, the park will receive handicapped accessible upgrades. The project also received a $10,000 award from the Athens Foundation. The Americans with Disabilities Act states several requirements to… Read More
Ohio University Zanesville security staff are patrolling the campus while the search continues for three escaped, exotic animals. OUZ and Zane State College are still open today for classes. A mountain lion, grizzly bear and monkey are still running loose after escaping from an exotic-animal preserve last night. OUZ Dean Richard Greenlee… Read More
Winning football games starts on the defensive side of the ball. Stopping the run stops the play-action, and it disrupts the opponent’s passing attack. As the Ohio University football team suffered its first home loss Saturday, turnovers and some missed opportunities account for the team’s poor play. Unfortunately, during the Cats’ four-game stretch, injuries have… Read More
Police armed with rifles are patrolling rural Zanesville where dozens of animals escaped from a wild-animal preserve. Plus, elections officials in several Ohio counties say issues on the Nov. 8 ballat are helping to drive strong demand for early voting.
A Parkersburg Police officer is on paid administrative leave, after an altercation with a suspect at the Wood County Holding Facility. Mayor Robert Newell says that Sgt. J. A. Vensel was placed on leave and will remain there until an internal investigation of the incident is finished. Vensel has been with the police department for… Read More
It’s hard to pigeonhole Tim O’Brien into any one genre of music. He definitely plays traditional folk music but also writes contemporary songs as well. He’s a bluegrass artist but can also be heard playing electric guitar with Dire Straits’ frontman, Mark Knopfler. The one thing that is identifiable in O’Brien’s music is his love… Read More
Up-and-coming R&B singer Janelle Monae thrilled the audience during her performance at OU's Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The show, billed as the Campus Consciousness Tour, was sponsored by Reverb.com and featured indie-pop band Fun as the opener. WOUB student photographer Sydney Good captured the evening's excitement in a series of stunning… Read More