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Pat Moore is joined by Gridiron Glory host Keith Turner in studio, talking about this week's high school football games and what to expect for the rest of the season.
Host Pat Moore and Bobcat Showcase reporter Tyler Rosten talked with Ohio soccer head coach Aaron Rodgers in studio Thursday, Sept. 26. The three discussed Rodgers' first year as Ohio's head coach, the success he's had so far, and how he often gets confused with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.
Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn has apologized following a statement made to an area Newspaper about the suicide of a Millfield man. The Athens Messenger quoted Blackburn as saying Tuesday, "This is a permanent solution to a temporary problem." The prosecutor then added, "He has chosen not to face his punishment and taken the easy… Read More
Freshman Peyton White was named Mid-American Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week, according to a press release from the league office on Thursday. In only his second career tournament, White posted his first career top-10 finish at the Wolf Run Invitational on Saturday and Sunday, shooting a six-over 219 overall, which left him tied for… Read More
Despite a strong showing in the first set, the Rio Grande RedStorm lost its fifth straight match in straight sets to the Georgetown College Tigers, 25-23, 25-16, 25-11. The RedStorm battled the Tigers throughout the first set. Down 16-9, they took 10 of the next 15 points to cut the led to two points, 21-19…. Read More
The University of Rio Grande secured its fifth victory of the season Wednesday night, 2-0 over Bluefield College. After a beating against Lindsey Wilson, the RedStorm bounced back with a win against the Rams. Freshman Carrie Mathes and senior Mary Beth Schramm scored the RedStorm’s only two goals of the game during the first half… Read More
Governor John Kasich's JobsOhio undergoes ethical criticism. Names of Huntington shooting victims have been released. Details in this audio update.
Final approval was given Thursday to Ohio Gov. John Kasich's "Jobs and Transportation Plan," which aims to create 60,000 new jobs. Kasich's plan will invest $3 billion in infrastructure over six years. The state's Transportation Review Advisory Council voted unanimously Thursday to put the plan into action. “We have been working hard to move through… Read More
For parents of children with special needs who live in rural areas, the road to finding support services may be rough. But as WOUB's April Laissle and Ben Postelwhwait report, the journey may be a bit smoother because of the Beacon School in Athens County. This report first aired on WOUB-AM and FM radio on… Read More
A young woman was found lying dead on a Wellston street in the early morning hours Wednesday. Jackson County Coroner Dr. Gregory Hawker was contacted at approximately 12:40 a.m. to come to a location on West “C” Street in Wellston. At the scene Hawker completed his examination. He stated that 27-year-old Krystal Mullins was the… Read More
Although some people believe the popularity of cupcakes is on the decline, I beg to differ. As long as there are birthdays to be celebrated there will always be cupcakes. If decorating cupcakes at home seems intimidating, this tutorial on how to decorate Cookie Monster cupcakes will show you just how easy it is… Read More
In Gridiron Glory's first SEOAL Sound Off of the season, conference reporter Carter Eckl joins feature reporter Seth Austin to break down the league through five weeks of play. SEOAL Standings (As of Thursday, Sept. 26) 1. Gallia Academy Blue Devils (3-1, 0-0 SEOAL) 2. Jackson Ironmen (2-2, 0-0) 2. Warren Warriors (2-2, 0-0) 4. Logan… Read More
Actress Carrie Preston, best known for her roles on True Blood and The Good Wife, will visit Athens on Oct. 5 for the College Town Film Festival. WOUB's Bryan Gibson talked with Preston about her new movie, That's What She Said, the challenges of shooting on location in New York City and the perils of bringing snacks to the Emmy Awards.
Two teams. Similar styles. The same goal. This week’s Gridiron Glory “Game of the Week” isn’t just another Week 5 game. Rather, the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes and the Logan Chieftains are both looking to establish their identities and gain momentum, as conference play sits on the horizon. The Chieftains enter Friday night’s game with a 1-3… Read More
Last year when the Gallia Academy Blue Devils and the Vinton County Vikings met, Vinton County was a measly 1-4. This year, it’s a completely different story. The Vikings come into Friday’s game at 3-1 and seeking revenge against the offensively strong Blue Devils, who are also 3-1. Getting that revenge will be no easy… Read More
An indictment has been issued in Jackson County in the kidnapping and rape of a 6-year-old girl, according to an announcement Thursday from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Jackson County Prosecutor Justin Lovett. Zachary Dunn, 30, of Jackson County, is scheduled to appear in Jackson County Common Pleas Court on Friday for arraignment. According… Read More
The Tri-Valley Scotties will travel to New Lexington on Friday for a week 5 matchup against the Panthers. The MVL has proven to be a tough conference with several contenders through the first half of the season. At 4-0 in the conference, Maysville has emerged as the early front-runner. Tri-Valley sits right behind the Panthers… Read More
While they may not be the top two teams in the TVC-Hocking so far, the Eastern Eagles and the South Gallia Rebels should make for an exciting week 5 matchup. Both Eastern and South Gallia come into Friday’s game with 2-2 records. Eastern is ranked fourth in the TVC-Hocking standings with a 2-1 conference record…. Read More
Secret code names, clandestine meeting locations and an international conspiracy: covert behaviors you'd expect from illegal arms merchants or drug dealers. This conspiracy involved starter motors, ingition coils and other auto parts controlled by Japan-baed auto-parts suppliers sold to companies in Ohio and other states. Today the Department of Justice announced the price-fixing schemes have… Read More
The undefeated Williamstown Yellow Jackets (3-0) are looking to continue their winning ways in week 5 with a matchup against Class AA Ravenswood. The Red Devils (2-1) come into Friday’s game hoping to rebound from a 57-6 shellacking against defending state champion Wayne a week ago. The Yellow Jackets had a bye last week after… Read More
Waterford @ Wahama Waterford hits the road this week to face a tough Wahama squad in Mason, W.Va. The White Falcons look to reestablish themselves as the class of the TVC-Hocking after losing to Trimble in week 2, while the Wildcats hope to snap their current three-game losing streak. Wahama has shown an ability to… Read More
Fueled by a burst of goals late in the first half, Luiz Filho powered the Rio Grande RedStorm to a 6-0 thrashing of the Bluefield (Va.) College Rams. Filho put three past Rams keeper Jefferson Watson, with all of them coming in a 10-minute time frame. Coach Scott Morrissey was positive but had some fair… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House concludes its 2013 Free Summer Concert Series on Friday, Sept. 27 with up-and-coming Americana artist Nora Jane Struthers and her band The Party Line. Held in conjunction with Nelsonville's Final Fridays celebration, the concert will take place in the Stuart's parking lot at 7 p.m.
A program that supports specialty crop farmers has awarded thousands to projects in West Virginia. The Southeast Ohio Regional Jail Comission has approved a measure decreasing the number of inmate beds in Athens County. More information found in your morning audio update.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol has released the names of two people seriously injured in a head-on crash Wednesday on Ohio Route 7 in Meigs County. Aaron Brooks, 24, of Chester, OH, was driving south on Route 7 when he went left of the center line and struck a northbound pickup truck head-on. Diana S…. Read More