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Coming on to the gridiron tonight, Wahama had one goal for their matchup with the Buffalo Bison: Completing their quest of a perfect regular season. Wahama had no choice but to show that the White Falcons were a force to be reckoned with, and that is exactly what they did, winning 41-13. Following a fumble… Read More
The dominant Trimble Tomcat defense wore down defenses across the TVC-Hocking this whole season, surrendering an average of four points per game to their opponents. In the first game of the playoffs, however, the stout defense would face one of their biggest challenges in a highflying Colonel Crawford Eagles offense. The game was… Read More
Despite Parkersburg South’s playoff hopes being dashed with a loss last week to Wheeling Park, they came out and got a victory for their seniors on Senior Night. The Patriots showed up strong as they knocked off John Marshall 56-19. The seniors of P. South ran up and down the field as Braxton Johnson,… Read More
Ohio Cross Country's Juli Accurso was named Mid-American Conference Female Scholar Athlete of the Week by the league office Friday. It is the second time she has won the award. Accurso captured her second consecutive MAC Championship individual title on Oct. 27, winning the 6-kilometer race with a time of 20:48.4, 20 seconds faster than… Read More
The Bobcats dropped a third consecutive contest Friday at the hands of the Miami RedHawks, 3-2 in overtime, eliminating them from the MAC Tournament and a shot at defending their MAC title. Freshman Adele Sammons and Junior Jessica Jue scored Ohio’s two goals, which were not enough to best conference-rival Miami in yet another overtime… Read More
Scioto County Sheriff detectives arrested a Wheelersburg man for a string of convenience store robberies in September. Investigators said Aaron Pack admitted to robbing the BP in Franklin Furnace, Ohio; the BP in Lloyd, Kentucky; and the Hopper's carry out in Hanging Rock, Ohio. Pack has been charged with one count of aggravated robbery. Scioto… Read More
The Ohio State Fire Marshal wants people to remember to make a potentially life saving change this weekend. While you change your clocks forward this Sunday to end daylight savings time, you should check to make sure your smoke detector is working properly and change out the batteries. According to the State Fire Marshal… Read More
The Ohio State Fire Marshal ruled a fire that killed a Vinton County man is a case of arson. The body of 75-year-old Thomas Jackson was found inside a home on Goosecreek Road in South Bloomingville on October 19th. Investigators said there is specific evidence the fire was intentionally set but can't release the… Read More
The Athens Bulldogs are set to take on the 6-4 Circleville Tigers for the first game of the Division III, Region 12 playoffs. After earning the title of TVC-Ohio champions for the second year in a row, the Bulldogs earned home field advantage and Athens head coach, Ryan Adams said his team loves the… Read More
The rivalry matchup between Jackson and Gallia Academy lived up to the hype last week. The game came down to a scoring drive by the Blue Devils in the final moments to take the league title. Gone are the Ironmen and in fly the Rockets of Archbishop McNicholas. Coach Mike Orlando brings his… Read More
Who is John Chapman? Most people would struggle to answer that question. He's the man who introduced apple trees to large parts of Ohio, West Virginia and several other states and is otherwise known as Johnny Appleseed. And he's the subject of a new book by Professor William Kerrigan of Muskingum University. Kerrigan encountered… Read More
At the beginning of the season, few people would have picked the Maysville Panthers to win nine football games and be in the playoffs. Post-season hopes seemed to be a dream for their football team, but they have become reality as the Panthers travel to Steubenville Saturday night to play in their school’s first ever… Read More
Get out and vote, that is the message from the "Gotta Vote" bus tour as it made a stop in Athens Friday. The "Gotta Vote" tour is scheduled to make stops in Cincinnati and Columbus to encourage voters to re-elect President Barack Obama. Speakers, including former Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland, emphasized the extended early… Read More
Observers will be entering polling places throughout Ohio. The newest casino in the state is posting job descriptions on it's website. A Marietta museum is honoring civil war veterans from Southeastern Ohio.
For today’s athletes, the fight against injury doesn’t begin with treatment and rehabilitation, it starts far earlier. Many athletic trainers, physicians and exercise physiologists agree that perhaps the most important step in treating an injury is preventing one before it even happens. For Ohio Bobcats Running Back Beau Blankenship, proper strength and conditioning training has… Read More
A Marietta man is sentenced to life in prison in connection with a Washington County murder. Steven Leonhart received lifetime in prison with the chance of parole after 52 years from Washington County Judge Susan Boyer on Thursday. In August, the 36-year-old pleaded guilty to the murder of Willard Baker. Baker was killed by a… Read More
A showcase of Ohio's Civil War history, including photographs and features on Civil War vets, has opened in Marietta. The Campus Martius Museum now has an exhibit called Touched By Conflict: Southeastern Ohio and the Civil War. The exhibit will remain on display through year 2015. Museum historian Bill Reynolds says the exhibit offers… Read More
An Athens County man has pleaded not guilty to sexual assault of a 9-year-old girl. Kentucky State Police have found a way to try and improve safe driving throughout the state. Details in your morning update.
Ohio head coach Frank Solich takes questions from the media following the Bobcats’ decisive win over Eastern Michigan. Ohio (8-1, 4-1) combined for 304 total rushing yards en route to victory. Next up for the ‘Cats is a home date against Bowling Green next Wednesday.
The Ohio Bobcats got back on the winning track by routing the Eastern Michigan Eagles 45-14 at Peden Stadium. Receiver Donte’ Foster caught seven receptions for 164 yards and a pair of scores to set career highs for receiving yards in a game as well as the longest TD reception of his collegiate career. Quarterback… Read More