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Seeking Seven Straight


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2005. That was the last time Miami bested Ohio in the annual Battle of the Bricks. The Bobcats had never won a bowl game, Sports Illustrated had no reason to come to Athens, and Tyler Tettleton was a freshman—in high school. Oh how things have changed. It could be argued that Ohio’s recent dominance in… Read More

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Ohio Motivated for Playoff Push


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The Ohio soccer team believes in the power of quotes. Before every practice and game, Coach Stacy Strauss gives her team a “Positive Mental Attitude Quote”, or PMAQ. These quotes vary in meaning, but they are all meant to put the players in a correct mindset. “I just think it's important to have a constant… Read More

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Higher Education Funding Part Of Ohio Gov’s Agenda

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he's considering whether Ohio should tie college and university funding to graduation rates, rather than enrollment. Kasich told reporters Wednesday that university presidents are expected to come to him by Thanksgiving with a new funding formula. The Republican governor said changing how state subsidies to institutions are determined would be… Read More

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Republican VP Candidate To Campaign Across Ohio This Weekend

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Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will campaign across Ohio by bus this weekend, making eight stops in two days. Mitt Romney's campaign says the Wisconsin congressman will begin his bus tour Saturday morning in New Philadelphia and Zanesville in eastern Ohio, then head southwest with stops in Circleville, Yellow Springs and Dayton. Sunday's schedule… Read More

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City Officials Discuss Plans For Halloween Weekend


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Athens city officials discussed plans for managing the upcoming Halloween block party this weekend during a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Athens Mayor Paul Wiehl said the city will close Court, President, Union, and Washington streets starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Athens Police Chief Tom Pyle spoke about the importance of keeping house parties under… Read More

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10/24 Playoff Rankings Update


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There have been some major shake-ups in the OHSAA playoff rankings following Week 9. Despite defeating Federal Hocking 25-23, Eastern has been forced to forfeit their wins against Waterford and South Gallia for violating OHSAA rules. The Eagles remain eligible for the playoffs but must defeat Southern and will need other teams to lose if… Read More

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Southeast Ohio Trails To Receive Federal Funding


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Fourteen Ohio trails have been selected to share more than $1.6 million in federal funds through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Recreational Trails Program. Four of the trail renovation projects will take place in southeast Ohio, including Pike, Perry and Jackson counties. Of the 66 applications that ODNR received, the 14 projects awarded funding… Read More