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The Bobcats started off their double dual meet weekend against the West Virginia Mountaineers. Ohio’s last win was against Marshall, with a final score of 154-78. The Mountaineers came to Athens with a 3-3 record; they left with 3-4 after the Cats dominated the meet. The final score of the meet was 178.5 to 119.5…. Read More
New at WOUB: A twice-weekly sports update, quickly covering Ohio University, Marietta College and area high school sports. Each Monday and Thursday, WOUB will take you through all those athletic programs with a video update. The segment will be called the "WOUB Express," and it will take you around our coverage area.
You hear her name whenever the Lady Bulldogs of Athens is mentioned. The 5’6’’ freshman guard has made quite a stir in The Plains, topping the TVC-Ohio top performers, as well as the leaderboards within AHS. She is averaging 14.7 points per game, including her 22 points in Athens’ latest win against Vinton County, where… Read More
The Ohio Department of Agriculture will hold open houses around Southeastern Ohio to educate people how to stop the spread of an invasive species of moth. The department will hold the gypsy moth sessions in Hocking County on February 8 and Jackson and Vinton counties on February 9. The open houses coincide with scheduled… Read More
A single vehicle crash has claimed the life of a West Portsmouth, Ohio man. The Lewis County, Ky. Sheriff says William Bailey, 62, died in the crash this morning. It happened on KY 9 just east of the Ky. 10 junction about 6 a.m. The Sheriff says Bailey failed to stop at the… Read More
A West Virginia sheriff indicted this month on 42 felony counts including wanton endangerment and embezzlement is seeking re-election. A clerk confirmed Friday that Mason County Sheriff David Anthony has filed candidacy papers to seek a second term. County commissioners began the process of trying to remove Anthony from office after… Read More
Is fracking a dangerous way of getting oil and gas? Or is it the start of an economic resurgence in Ohio? Arguments are being made on both sides. Fracking is a controversial drilling technique that environmentalists contend could poison our air and water. Governor John Kasich says his administration will act to keep that from… Read More
The Club Sports Leadership Development Workshop Series, or LDWS, meeting was held Tuesday night at Ping Recreational Center. Each quarter members of every club team attend the required meeting in order to learn and apply leadership skills for their team. This was the first LDWS meeting held at the Ping center, and was far different… Read More
Jon Corum, a seasoned Intramural Sports employee at Ohio University, was given a unique opportunity this year. For the first time in history, Club Sports is offering a winter quarter internship. After working – since his freshman year – through the ranks of the Intramural Sports division of Campus Recreation to his current position of… Read More
In a town known for bleeding green and white for its Bobcats, the large crowd in attendance at The Market on State traded in its Ohio gear for some red and white. The Cincinnati Reds brought their annual fan caravan to Athens to allow fans to get up close and personal with some people close… Read More
Bank robbery suspect, Billy Caudill, is reportedly no longer a threat to the Athens area. Southern Ohio is suffering road closures due to flooding and excessive rain. Details in your afternoon audio update.
First Lady Michelle Obama's Healthy Food Initiative is inspiring some Southeast Ohio school districts to provide healthier lunch choices for students. The ultimate goal of Zane Trace District's menu change is to educate the elementary school student taste buds to want healthier foods. Zane Trace School District Cafeteria Director Robert Dunn says if schools can… Read More
Rivers are rising in Ohio following downpours that swamped streets and closed a road in Cincinnati because authorities said a nearby hillside was weakened by the rain. The National Weather Service reported minor flooding Friday along waterways including the Grand River in northeast Ohio and the Scioto River in southern Ohio. The Ohio… Read More
Ohio University Police are still searching for a Fairfield County bank robbery suspected that was spotted near the Athens campus Thursday night. Plus, Somalia's numerous problems are the subject of a two-day conference at Ohio State University. Listen to your audio update now.
A new report says most public college graduates in West Virginia's 2010 work force studied subjects that reflect the state's changing needs. The report is from the Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics. WVU's George Hammond says 66 percent of graduates concentrated in… Read More
Prosecutors in Ohio have postponed an unrelated prostitution case against a suspect in the shooting deaths of three men who were lured to a rural area by bogus job ads on Craigslist. The postponement was announced Thursday as Richard Beasley, 52, appeared in court in Akron on the prostitution charges. Beasley,… Read More
In a very physical game between the Wellston Golden Rockets and the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes, the Rockets finished strong in a 57-48 game to get their third win in the TVC-Ohio Conference, and reach a tie for third place in the conference with the Buckeyes. This win also ended the three game win streak that the… Read More