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As the temperatures across Southeastern Ohio drops, the significance of every game rises. Player of the year semi-finalist Wade Jarrell came to play, leading the Gallia Academy Blue Devils offense however, over and around the struggling Warren defense en route to a commanding 52-21 victory. The junior signal caller had one of his finest… Read More
The Miller Falcons hosted Federal Hocking at home tonight, with hopes of securing their second win of the season. The Lancers were looking to come back strong and fight for a playoff spot after a 24-6 loss to Wahama last week. Fed Hock was victorious defeating the Falcons 55-0. Fallowing a Miller fumble… Read More
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan spoke to thousands of people in Lancaster about job creation and other topics Friday evening. "The economy is not growing here at home, and that's the problem we have to focus on here," Ryan said. "You see, the economy is growing slower than it… Read More
Six turnovers, two on fourth down, led to a back-and-forth battle through the first half for the Williamstown Yellow Jackets hosting the Wirt County Tigers. With a true battle through the second half, it came to an end with a 35-0 victory for Wirt County. After a punt on the first drive for Williamstown,… Read More
Tri-Valley Scotties passed their way to victory Thursday night, shutting out the the John Glenn Little Muskies, 32-0. Both teams had a quiet start trading possessions throughout the first quarter, but Tri-Valley got the ball rolling when Austin Jones had a combined 40 yards on five carries to put the Scotties on the board… Read More
It was a tale of two halves for the Ohio soccer team in its 2-1 road loss to Eastern Michigan. Coach Stacy Strauss’ team lacked the communication that often makes them successful defensively, and two turnovers on the Bobcats’ side of the field gave Eastern Michigan an easy transition to score. The scoring began in… Read More
A new study from the Congressional Government Accountability Office says shale gas and shale oil drilling does pose environmental and public health risks, but the extent of those risks is unknown. The GAO also says regulators from eight states report the natural gas process called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, doesn't cause groundwater pollution…. Read More
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan will be campaigning in Ohio throughout the weekend. An ice cream maker has put some flavors on recall because of a salmonella contamination. Details in your audio update.
President Barack Obama's campaign says he will campaign in Athens, Ohio, next Wednesday. The Democrat's campaign didn't immediately release any other details of the trip to the home of Ohio University. He is also scheduled to campaign in Iowa on the same day. First lady Michelle Obama will be in the central Ohio city… Read More
It's the billed as the most exciting band in the land. Ohio University's Marching 110 has been one of the major attractions at OU events through the years, and they make it look so easy. But the fun on the field comes only after lots of hard work. It's very rare to see a college… Read More
WOUB contributor Scott Pfeiffer reviews the latest from Paul Thomas Anderson, director of Boogie Nights, Magnolia and There Will Be Blood.
The Ohio Bobcats (6-0, 2-0 MAC) will host the Akron Zips (1-5, 0-2 MAC) on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Peden Stadium for Ohio’s 2012 Homecoming game. The Zips are coming off of a 24-10 loss to Bowling Green. Akron was up 10-0 at halftime, but gave up 24 second-half points to lose 24-10…. Read More
I’m a bit of a finicky eater that doesn’t like fancy food. I grew up in a meat and potato kind of environment, and tried Mexican food only because they served tacos with my elementary school lunch. As a child I could guarantee that dinner would consist of some kind of meat (probably fried), potatoes… Read More
Aspiring teachers can earn their teaching license and a master's degree in just one year. Ohio University is the host of the program that makes this all possible: The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Foundation. Fellow Blaine Bullock has completed the program and he explains the purpose of the foundation. “This program is designed to take people… Read More
It’s safe to say the season is in full swing for Ohio football after the team notched six wins in its first six games. With a full slate of games and practices, it is a busy time for not only players, but the team’s medical staff as well. Recent coverage highlighting the risks of sports… Read More
Roots-swing group The Two Man Gentlemen Band stopped by WOUB on Oct. 3 to play a few songs and chat with Crossing Boundaries host Mark Hellenberg.
The duo are currently touring in support of their latest album, Two At A Time. For more information, visit www.thetwogentlemen.com.
A judge has handed down a 10-year prison sentence for the owner of a medical clinic in southern Ohio that authorities allege was a notorious drug house. George Adkins had pleaded guilty last month to five felony counts involving drug trafficking, corrupt activity and forgery related to the clinic he ran until December 2011. Authorities… Read More
The Athens Joint Police Advisory Council offered community members a chance to discuss their concerns in a public forum Thursday night at Ohio University's Walter Hall. A main topic those in attendance was the lighting on the streets of Athens. Most Ohio University students have to walk from place to place and the community is… Read More
A man who witnesses say described himself as "the righteous hand of God" will spend the rest of his life in prison. David Gerald, 37, was sentenced Thursday in Scioto County to life without parole, plus 29 years for the murder of Felipe Lopez. Lopez's body was found in a burning truck in March of… Read More
A man who describes himself as the "righteous hand of God" is sentenced to life in prison in Scioto County. A 19-year-old man is extradited back to Belmont County on charges of murdering a 92-year-old Bellaire woman. Details in your morning update.