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Showcase host Brad Appleton and football beat reporter Pat Chiesa preview Ohio's Independence Bowl showdown with Louisiana-Monroe set to take place this Friday at 2:00 P.M. ET. Among topics of conversation are Bobcat injuries, who to lookout for on ULM and who needs to step up for the 'Cats.
The Mid-American Conference announced Wednesday that D.J. Cooper has been named MAC East Division Men's Basketball Player of the Week for the first time this season. Cooper receives the honor after averaging 16.0 points, 12.0 assists and 3.5 rebounds in the Bobcats’ two games last week. Cooper also contributed defensively with 2.0 steals a game…. Read More
Is there one word that can describe this year’s Ohio football season to the full extent? Success could work. They started the season 7-0 and were ranked 24th in the AP Poll before being defeated by the Miami RedHawks. At 6-0, they became the first team in the nation to become bowl eligible. Despite losing… Read More
Members of the Ohio Bobcat football team visited LSU Children’s Hospital on Christmas Day to lift the spirits of some of the patients. The Bobcats arrived in Shreveport on Monday in preparation for their showdown with Louisiana-Monroe in the Independence Bowl this Friday.
The State Highway Patrol says five people were killed in crashes in Ohio between early Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The patrol is urging drivers to help bring a safe end to the year by wearing a seatbelt and not driving while impaired. Three of the five deaths were attributed to impaired driving. Last year,… Read More
Homeland Security in Ohio has teamed up with the state Department of Education to post informational resources for school administrators in the wake of the elementary school massacre in Connecticut. The resources have been posted at http://homelandsecurity.ohio.gov/printed_material.stm. They include a quick guide on how to respond when there's an active shooter,… Read More
Trying to keep warm without power could be a situation you find yourself in as winter wears on. Ohio Fire Marshal Larry Flowers is urging Ohioans to be safe if they use alternative forms of heating this winter. Flowers said to use kerosene heaters, space heaters and generators according to manufacturer instructions. Any alternative heater… Read More
U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller said a proposed federal rule would reduce prescription drug abuse. The Drug Enforcement Administration's proposed rule would establish national standards for prescription drug disposal. It also would expand available drug disposal options, including take-back events. A 2010 law requires the DEA to enforce a legal and safe prescription drug disposal method…. Read More
West Liberty University is joining a national trend at the start of the new year: On Jan. 1, it becomes a tobacco-free campus. Signs informing students, staff and visitors of the new policy were posted over the last few weeks of the fall semester to inform people of the change. Vice President of Human Resources… Read More
Drivers are urged to use caution on the roads. Ohio teachers are getting educated on safety in the aftermath of the school massacre in Connecticut. Details in your morning update.
The Athens Foundation is growing. Executive Director Susan Urano said the Foundation is taking on the management of The Solly & Sammy's Foundation for Peace. Urano said The Athens Foundation now administers almost 30 separate funds as part of its effort to enhance the quality of life in this region. The Solly and Sammy's Foundation… Read More