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The votes are in and the results have been tallied. The Ohio volleyball team fared well in the selection of All-MAC teams and four players have been honored. Katie Post and Kelly Lamberti were named First Team All-MAC, Lexie Harnett was named Second Team All-MAC and Lamberti and Chelsea Bilger were named to the MAC… Read More
The Wahama White Falcons have lost only two out of their last 26 games. One loss was to Wheeling Central Catholic in the Class A state championship game last year. The other was to the Fayetteville Pirates two years ago in the opening round of the 2009 Class A playoffs. Wahama is up against Fayetteville… Read More
If you've been to an Ohio volleyball match, maybe you've tried your hand at the intermission contest to serve a volleyball at targets to win prizes. It's harder than it looks, but Ohio volleyball players tried it anyway. @BobcatShowcase
Kim Valentour speaks with ComCorps Service Member Michelle Corrigan and Louise DiLullo, initiative coordinator for Live Healthy Appalachia, about "Food is Elementary," a program being implemented in Athens County Schools.
Update Friday 5:00 a.m. A sheriff says a jobseeker from Florida has been killed and another from South Carolina has been shot after they responded to a Craigslist ad for a job on an Ohio cattle farm. Noble County Sheriff Stephen Hannum said Thursday that two men had been taken into custody after cadaver dogs… Read More
Get to know "Player of the Year" candidate, DeVon Sharp, a little better. Will his athleticism and ability to find the open field be enough to make him this year's "Player of the Year?" Find out this Friday at 11:30 p.m. on WOUB. Name: DeVon Sharp Position: Running Back School: Athens Grade: Senior Bulldogs’… Read More
Investigators try to figure out what caused a natural gas pipeline explosion in Morgan County yesterday. Listen to your audio update here.
A Cutler woman hopes a rally this afternoon will draw attention to a bridge she says is in desperate need of repair. Christine McVicar says the bridge, located in Washington County at the junction of Big Run Road and County Road 329, has been closed since July. The bridge is set to be… Read More
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis and Chief Financial Officer Steve Golding have been selected by the Ohio Board of Regents to serve on the newly formed Technology Transfer and Commercialization Task Force. The task force includes college and university leaders throughout the state with the goal of maximizing entrepreneurial capacity by improving higher education commercialization…. Read More
Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis has finished a statewide tour to discuss the truancy problem in West Virginia but says she'll be following up on ideas next year. The last meeting was in Parkersburg. Davis told the parents, educators and others who gathered that truancy is often just a habit, or the result of family… Read More
The focus is moving to finding out what caused a natural gas line explosion in Morgan County. WOUB's Cheri Russo spoke with the Jacksonville Fire Chief this morning.
State regulators and congressional leaders say individual states are best suited to oversee how wastewater from natural gas fracturing operations is handled. They say federal interference could hamper the booming energy industry in several states. At a meeting Wednesday of the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment in Washington, members expressed concern… Read More
Update 2:26 p.m. The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says yesterday's explosion in Homer Township was the result of the ignition of natural gas following an over-pressurization or failure in the pipe or pipe weld. Officials say investigators cannot determine the exact source of ignition, but believe a spark from debris, static electricity or nearby power… Read More
When he lined up for the game-winning field goal, Ohio kicker Matt Weller didn't fully know what was on the line. But for arguably the best kicker in school history, the pressure didn't matter. Weller drilled a 24-yarder as time expired – his fifth three-pointer of the game – to beat Bowling Green 29-28 and… Read More