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Led by a strong performance from their captain, Nigel Dube, the Minot State Beavers defeated the Ohio Bobcats in convincing fashion with a 5-1 victory in the semifinals of the ACHA National Tournament in Chicago. Dube, a two-way force all game, recorded a goal, an assist, and was a catalyst for four of the Beavers’… Read More
The Ohio women's golf teed off Tuesday against Bowling Green State University in the annual Spring Challenge Cup where the ladies are down 3.5-2.5 after one day of play. The Bobcats opened play with a tie in the first match, and then lost the next two to go into the afternoon play down 2.5-.5. They… Read More
The Ohio Bobcats earned a hard-fought victory on the road against the Buffalo Bulls, 72-69 in a game that bounced back-and-forth for all 40 minutes. The lead changed six times and both teams had leads of at least nine points at some point throughout the game. D.J. Cooper continued his history-making ways Tuesday becoming the… Read More
Final: Ohio 72, Buffalo 69 Ohio Bobcats D.J. Cooper: 24 points, 5 assists Ivo Baltic: 12 points, 6/12 from the field Buffalo Bulls Will Regan: 20 points, 8 rebounds Javon McCrea: 19 points, 5 rebounds Cooper’s clutch: It appeared the Bobcats were in control of the game with nine minutes remaining in regulation, but when… Read More
1st Half Ohio 42, Buffalo 37 Ohio Bobcats D.J. Cooper: 16 points, 4/7 from three Ivo Baltic: 10 points, 5/7 from the field Buffalo Bulls Will Regan: 8 points, 3 rebounds Jarryn Skeete: 7 points, 2 rebounds Historic opening: It didn’t take long for Cooper to rewrite the record books, as he nailed a three-pointer… Read More
With the 2013 Mid-American Conference Championships just s few days away, the Ohio Bobcats’ wrestlers are completing their final preparations before they head to Buffalo N.Y., to take part in the tournament on March 10. The Bobcats are rolling into the MAC Championships, winners of seven straight meets, and with an overall record of 11-5…. Read More
The Ohio Bobcats earned their second victory of the season Tuesday, defeating the High Point Panthers 10-7 in a game that needed all nine innings to decide. The Bobcats (2-7) finally got their bats going, ending the game with 15 hits. Ohio had just 16 hits in its previous three games with 10 of those… Read More
Marietta's music fans, restaurants and shops are gearing up for the 22nd annual River City Blues Festival, being held March 15-16 at the Lafayette Hotel.
Hosted by the city's Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society, the fest will feature a half-dozen national and regional blues acts, including legendary Chicago bluesman Eddie Shaw.
UPDATE 5:00 p.m. The grandmother of two alleged victims of a 76-year-old Glouster resident gave her testimony earlier this afternoon. She told the Athens County Common Pleas Court she was the first person to know about Thomas Shifflet's alleged unwarranted advances toward the girls, who were 10 and 13 at the time. Upon hearing the… Read More
After the Fairfield Union Lady Falcons bounced the Athens Lady Bulldogs in the first round of the sectional playoffs last year, Athens find themselves in a position to gain some revenge in this year’s Regional Semifinals. The Lady Falcons got the better of the Bulldogs in last year’s matchup and advanced after a 47-42 win,… Read More
The West Virginia Senate is scheduled to vote on a bill that would ensure that property owners face very limited liability from trespassers on their land. In general, common law states that property owners cannot be sued by trespassers unless they recklessly or intentionally injure the trespasser. The bill scheduled for a vote on Tuesday… Read More
Got an idea about how to control West Virginia's prescription drug abuse problem? Sen. Jay Rockefeller wants to hear it. He's launched a social media project to tackle a problem he says requires everyone to work together. Rockefeller wants to hear from people on Facebook and Twitter, using the hash tag #StopRxDrugAbuseWV. He's also taking… Read More
Two finalists for Ohio's top public education job will have their interviews next weel. Testimony in the alleged Craigslist killer trial continues into the second week. Details in the morning update.
Two Ohio educators have been named as finalists for the job of heading the state's public school system. A state Board of Education subcommittee on Monday named the finalists for the state superintendent of public instruction. They are Richard Ross – who is current director of Gov. John Kasich's Office of 21st Century Education –… Read More
Prosecutors are working to link an Ohio man to his teenage co-defendant and to victims allegedly lured to their deaths by Craigslist ads offering employment. Prosecutors in an Akron courtroom presented computer and other evidence Monday to strengthen their case against Richard Beasley, 53. The trial is in its second week. Witnesses testified about emails… Read More
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for parts of Southeast Ohio from 10 p.m. Tuesday to 1 p.m. Wednesday. Some parts of the region could get up to five inches of snow as a winter storm from the west moves through the area. Drivers are urged to use caution on the… Read More