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Ohio Athletics and Russell Athletic have revealed the details of their new contract agreement. The Bobcats will be sponsored by Russell through 2017. The five-year, $2.5 million deal includes Russell products, sponsorship and additional benefits. "We are very excited to continue our longstanding relationship with Russell Athletic," Ohio Athletic Director Jim Schaus said. "Russell's rich… Read More
Cory Giger of the Altoona Mirror and ESPN Radio in Altoona and State College talked with Pat Chiesa of The Bobcat Sports Showcase about Saturday's Ohio vs Penn State matchup in Happy Valley.
Penn State beat writer Guy Cipriano of the Centre Daily Times spoke with The Bobcat Sports Showcase's Pat Chiesa previewing Saturday's Ohio vs Penn State matchup.
Ohio head women's basketball coach Semeka Randall will have a new set of faces next to her on the sideline during the 2012-13 season. The program added five new members to the coaching staff. Patricia Charity, Elaine Powell, and Jeffrey Powell will serve as assistant coaches. Jessica Loding has been has been named the new… Read More
UPDATE 7:45 A.M. A sheriff says a 36-year-old man claimed he burned down a southeastern Ohio church because he was assaulted by someone there last year. The pastor at the South Bloomingville Christian Church had suspected that the Aug. 17 arson was a hate crime because the church had welcomed gay, lesbian and transgender people…. Read More
Ohio head football coach Frank Solich talks to the media about Ohio's upcoming game against Penn State and just how his team has prepared for the season in fall camp.
An update of state and regional news from the WOUB Newsroom.
Washington County residents can expect to see new Internet towers going up around the area soon. The towers will be installed to serve residents currently without access. It's part of an agreement recently reached by county commissioner and Smart Networks. County IT Director Eric Skomra says this effort is necessary as internet access is becoming… Read More
A community action committee in Washington County is currently in the process of getting consent from homeowners to demolish their homes. It's part of a project to reduce the number of rundown homes in the area. Director of Planning and Development for the Washington-Morgan Community Action Dawn Rauch says they have received suggested properties from… Read More
UPDATE: A Lucasville man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend's husband. Jeff Waller, 24, was being held without bond. The victim is James Thurman, 33. The Scioto County Sheriff's Office initially reported that the husband shot the boyfriend but later issued a correction. The story below has been corrected with the update information. A… Read More
The Ohio Tax Credit Authority approved of assistance Monday for 3 projects in Southeast Ohio that aim to create 470 new jobs. CGI Technologies and Solutions Inc., an information technology and business services provider in Athens County, was approved for a 45 percent, six-year Job Creation Tax Credit. The company expects to create 150 full-time positions and… Read More
Imagine doing something the same way for 46 years, achieving great success at it, and then having it abruptly end in bewilderment and disgust. Then imagine trying to rebuild it and maintain a sense of normalcy amidst a swirling storm of controversy and devastation. That’s what Penn State will attempt to do this season,… Read More
A Vinton County woman is dead after a rollover crash. Two men have been arrested for multiple vehicle break-ins in Scioto County. Details in your morning audio update.
A man charged with aggravated murder in the death of his daughter-in-law who was found strangled in a septic tank is set to go on trial in Ohio. Jury selection in William Inman's trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday in Logan in Hocking County. Inman is charged with aggravated murder and other crimes in… Read More
The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention will get busy on the event's first full day. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and GOP state chairman Bob Bennett are among the speakers scheduled for a delegation breakfast at the headquarters hotel Tuesday. An afternoon reception is scheduled with Sen. Rob Portman speaking at the… Read More
A woman died Monday in a one-car rollover crash on County Road 26A west of Minerton Road, just southwest of the village of Wilkesville , according to a Ohio State Highway Patrol news release. Wendy Wolford, 25, of Vinton, was ejected from the 1999 Saturn SL car and pronounced dead at the scene by the… Read More
What started out as a winning weekend for the Bobcats ended with a 1-1 finish as they returned from New York to complete the first weekend of the season. The Bobcats began the weekend with a 3-1 victory against Colgate University on Friday. The first to score for the Bobcats was… Read More