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Penn State football reporter Stephen Pianovich of The Daily Collegian chats with Pat Chiesa of The Bobcat Sports Showcase about Saturday's matchup in Happy Valley.
The Ohio women's basketball team announced its 2012-13 schedule and the year will bring 15 teams to the Convo to take on the Cats. The season kicks off with an exhibition game from Wheeling Jesuit on November 8 and a visit from Cleveland State on November 13. Ohio will travel to Minneapolis, Minnesota for the… Read More
A computer glitch in the parole process is caught before it causes problems; Weather is calling for clear and cool skies tonight. More in your afternoon audio update from WOUB News.
A Jackson man has been found dead in a field near an apartment complex in Jackson. The Jackson Police Department says the body was found in the grass Tuesday but showed no sign of struggle or injury. There was a small amount of grass between his toes indicating movement. The victim has been identified as… Read More
A police chase through three states ends with a man under arrest along a dead-end road outside Chesapeake, Ohio. Lawrence CountySheriff Jeff Lawless says that Roy Bentley, 46, was arrested after ditching his pickup at the end of Township Road 286 Wednesday afternoon. The chase began in Boyd County, Ky. when deputies were alerted to… Read More
The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled today that the state’s “sovereign immunity” statute bars a property owner from pursuing a civil lawsuit against a county for damages caused by repetitive flooding of the owner’s land when the damage results from the county’s failure to upgrade the capacity of one of its storm sewers to handle… Read More
The chairman of an Ohio House panel studying the state's five public retirement funds says he's expecting to have updated drafts of pension legislation by the end of this week. State Rep. Kirk Schuring says the panel is working with the funds on changes. He wants to discuss the tweaks at next week's hearings. The… Read More
Week 2 marks the start of the MVL season for the Tri-Valley Scotties and the Maysville Panthers. Both teams have a buzz going for them as they begin conference play. New Maysville head coach Craig Clarke watched his Panthers defeat Columbus Academy 22-19. Maysville’s defense was stout late, forcing three fumbles in the fourth… Read More
Football season is on the horizon, but Ohio basketball fans will now know just what the 2012-13 season may hold with the release of the 2012-13 schedule. Ohio's schedule features 19 home games and numerous road trips for both non-conference and conference play. The 'Cats hit the road to play Memphis, Oklahoma, Robert Morris and… Read More
The Mid-American Conference released the 2012-13 conference schedules and the reigning MAC champions will start their season on with a visit from Buffalo on January 9 and then a trip Western Michigan. The Ohio men's basketball team are coming off one of the greatest seasons in program history, and after returing almost every player, the… Read More
Columbus, Ohio is holding a conference of almost 15 hundred people from 75 countries around the world. Kevin Crist, Ohio University's Director of Air Quality Center, says previous conferences have been held in Halifax, Copenhagen and Beijing. "We were pretty fortunate the workshop itself is centered aroung a study that we did with Ohio State… Read More
One person has died following a crash in Pickaway County Tuesday. Sheriff Dwight Radcliff says 60-year-old Cassandra Combs, of Williamsport, was driving north on Pherson Pike, stopped at a stop sign at the route's intersection with State Route 56, and pulled into the path of a westbound vehicle driven by 72-year-old Walter Haddox, of Williamsport,… Read More
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis says everything the university does "elevates Ohio's potential for economic development and cultural fulfillment." He made the statement Tuesday at his state of the university address to faculty and staff. He was explaining what he calls "Ohio for Ohio", which has a goal of linking OU with the state's… Read More
Nelsonville’s Majestic Galleries have announced the grand opening of three new exhibits, taking place Friday, Aug 31 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The opening, which is part of the town’s monthly “Final Fridays” arts celebration, is taking place in the newly redesigned Gallery Shop. Stuck on You is a collaborative effort between 15 artists… Read More
A crash in Pickaway County has left one person dead The Scioto County Sheriff's Department is searching for two men involved in a gang-style shooting this week. Details in the 60-second update.
On Saturday at noon, when you turn on ESPN to watch what is shaping up to be an intriguing week one game in Happy Valley, you will see a special symbol on the uniforms of both teams. Penn State has announced that its football players will wear blue ribbons on their jerseys to honor victims… Read More