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The Ohio Bobcats will look to improve to 7-0 and crack the AP top 25 for the first time in 44 years as they take on the Akron Zips on Saturday at Peden Stadium. Showcase football reporters Pat Chiesa and Mark Pierce break down the matchup along with special guest, former SportsBeat host Rob Guliano.
Justin Wyatt became the fourteenth member of Ohio's 2013 recruiting class when the WR/DB from Suwanee, Georgia verbally committed to the 'Cats on Sunday. Showcase football reporters Pat Chiesa and Mark Pierce talk to the Collins Hill star about his decision, and recruiting beat writer Bryan Vance joins the podcast to discuss how the class… Read More
Tromboteam!, a group made up of music educators, is using the Kickstarter funding platform to commission original pieces for trombone.
Emily Votaw talked with Sarah Paradis, visiting assistant professor of trombone at Ohio University, about the quintet's future plans.
Legendary a cappella group The Persausions recorded in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch on August 11, 2012.
Ohio volleyball is on a five game winning streak, thanks in part to the help of Chelsea Bilger. For her performance over the weekend, Chelsea Bilger was named MAC East Offensive Player of the Week by the conference. Bilger notched a season-high 17 kills Friday night against Akron and led the team in kills over… Read More
Chillicothe officials are searching for a way to curb the dangerous fad of car surfing, just weeks after two separate incidents where one teen died and another boy was seriously injured while riding on top of a car. Chillicothe police are sending officers to schools to talk about the dangers of car surfing, while they… Read More
Auditor Dave Yost says an Ohio law that prevents the state education department from accessing students' personal information is hampering district tracking efforts and wasting money. Yost recommended Monday that the Ohio Board of Education support lifting restrictions on student IDs and moving the Statewide Student Identifier, or SSID, system in-house. The Republican says the… Read More
Ahead of a weekend full of celebration and activity, Ohio University leaders launched a campaign known as "Party Legal". The program was launched on October 1st and aims to reduce illegal, and unsafe partying. OU Interim Dean of Students Jennifer Hall-Jones says this program is aimed at promoting overall safety for OU students and all… Read More
Two award-winning Athens Middle School science teachers are gearing up their students for this year's science fair later this year. Mary Ann Hopple and Stephanie List both received the Governor's Thomas Edison Award for Excellence in STEM education. The award recognizes their work during the 2011-2012 school year, including bringing back the local science… Read More
One of the ballot issues before Ohio voters next month is a proposal to change the process for redrawing the state's political districts. Issue 2 proposes a 12-member commission of state residents to re-draw Ohio's legislative and congressional maps every 10 years. Most agree Ohio's current redistricting system needs repair, but there's debate over whether… Read More