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The second round of the Class A playoffs in West Virginia pitted the number two-seed Williamstown Yellow Jackets (11-0) hosting the seventh-seeded Valley Greyhounds (8-2). Williamstown started off the game with all kinds of confidence as they elected to receive to start the game. The Yellow Jackets made another bold move by going for it… Read More
Divison II, Region 7 Tri-Valley 42 Marion-Franklin 48 OT West Virginia Class A Valley 8 Williamstown 45 Fayetteville 20 Wahama 45 Class AAA Parkersburgh South 22 Morgantown 45
The Ohio University Board of Trustees today gave the go ahead for a six-year capital improvement plan (CIP) targeted at core academic buildings on campus. OU Vice President for Finance and Administration Steve Golding and Associate Vice President for Facilities Harry Wyatt presented the plan, which runs through fiscal year 2032. According to the presentation,… Read More
Ohio State football may have a new head coach for 2012-13, and it's a familiar name to Buckeye fans. Joe Inderhees, of NBC Bay Area in San Jose, Cali., is reporting online that Urban Meyer, former head football coach at the University of Florida, is close to reaching a deal that would make him the… Read More
The next week, the team spent our training sessions participating in speed and conditioning drills for the majority of our practice slots. The team had a swagger about us. Winning makes being a part of a team easy. Guys get along, players aren't as homesick, and it keeps the team morale high while making it… Read More
A historic Marietta theater got a boost in funding thanks for a grant from the Ohio Arts Council. The Colony Theater received $4,031 from a total pool of nearly $400,000 in grants. The theater is slated for a restoration project costing nearly $5 million. Supporters hope to restore the theater to its former glory, when… Read More
Ohio University will spend $11 million for real estate in Dublin for the medical college central Ohio extension campus. The Board of Trustees approved a resolution today to negotiate and acquire the property located on Post Road. The property includes nearly 15 acres of land and three existing buildings. "This will be an ideal… Read More
Ohio's Republican Governor has appointed a Democratic State Senator to head the Governor's Office of Appalachia. According to a news release, John Kasich has appointed Jason Wilson of Columbiana to become the GOA director. The Governor's Office of Appalachia is the state's lead agency for fostering job creation and development in the 32-county appalachian region…. Read More
The Williamstown Yellow Jackets will host the Valley Lumberjacks in the second round of the Class A West Virginia Playoff bracket this Friday night. Both teams escaped their first round matchups by less than a touchdown. The Yellow Jackets’ defense is looking to redeem themselves after giving up 31 points to the fifteenth seeded Madonna… Read More
An Ohio woman says a man showed up at her home covered in blood after being shot and told her he hid in the woods until dark and then went to her farmhouse because it was the first well-lighted house he saw. Rose Schockling has a farmhouse on a hill in the tiny village of Fulda in rural… Read More
Update 12:15 p.m. Partial power has been restored to the Ohio University Athens campus. "Power is coming back on but please continue to keep consumption low or it may go out again," says Dean of Students Ryan Lombardi. No word yet on how many buildings were affected. The Ohio University Athens campus is experiencing… Read More
Ohio's unemployment rate has gone down a notch after rising during the summer. The state's Department of Job and Family Services said Friday that Ohio joblessness fell to an even 9 percent in October, from 9.1 percent in September. The state matched the national unemployment rate in both months. Officials say the number of workers… Read More
President McDavis speeks to the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Watch the live stream on woub.org. A power outage has disrupted the signal. The stream will return when power is restored.
President McDavis speeks to the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Watch the live stream on woub.org.
An Ohio sheriff won't confirm that a 52-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy are the suspects taken into custody after a man who responded to a Craigslist job ad was found dead in a shallow grave. Noble County Sheriff Stephen Hannum indicated in an email Friday that he wasn't ready to identify the pair. The… Read More
Get to know "Player of the Year" candidate, Austin Osborne, a little better. Will his strong arm and ability to find the end zone be enough to make him this year's "Player of the Year?" Find out this Friday at 11:30 p.m. on WOUB. Name: Austin Osborne Position: Quarterback School: Jackson Grade: Senior Ironmens’… Read More
An Ohio University collaborative program is trying to help elementary school teachers better teach math. The program called Better Mathematics through Literacy attempts to help teachers find new ways to improve elementary mathematics instruction. Ohio University Professor Tim McKeny in the School of Education helped develop the program and appeared on WOUB Television's Newswatch last… Read More
A Tennessee Gas spokeswoman says at this point in the investigation they don't believe an explosion in Morgan County was caused by over-pressurization in the line. The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says ruled yesterday that Wednesday's explosion in Homer Township was the result of the ignition of natural gas following an over-pressurization or failure in… Read More
The Morgan County Sheriff's Office says they know the cause for Wednesday's explosion in Homer Township. Plus, A judge has set a sentencing date for a doctor convicted of running a pill mill.
A new forecast says 4.4 percent more Ohioans will take Thanksgiving trips this year because people who stayed home the last three years will hit the road. Auto club AAA said Thursday that the economy is still a big concern and consumer confidence remains low. But the group's survey found most people don't plan to… Read More
A federal judge is allowing an Ohio inmate sentenced to die for ordering a guard's killing during 1993 prison riots to request evidence the inmate claims could exonerate him. Death row inmate Carlos Sanders was convicted of Robert Vallandingham's slaying during the riots in Lucasville that also killed eight inmates. The 48-year-old maintains a leader… Read More