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The Tri-Valley Scotties traveled to Jim Rockwell Stadium and shut out the New Lexington Panthers Friday night, 43-0, to remain unbeaten in MVL play. It was a Scottie show from the beginning of the game. Tri-Valley shut down the New Lex offense in the first quarter; the Panthers only had five offensive plays in the… Read More
The South Gallia Rebels had revenge on their minds as they played host to the Eastern Eagles on a beautiful Friday evening in the rolling hills just outside of Crown City. After a 62-6 thrashing at the hands of the Eagles a year ago, the Rebels pleased the home crowd with a satisfying 20-13 victory…. Read More
Freshman phenom Hailey Hrynewich posted the best one-round score of her young college career to help the Ohio women’s golf team gain sole position of seventh place at the Nittany Lion Invitational on Friday. Hrynewich led the way for the Bobcats, finishing her first round even at par. Her total score of 72 was tied… Read More
The Ohio volleyball team started its MAC title defense with a win Friday, downing Buffalo in four sets on the road, 25-17, 20-25, 26-24, 25-12. With the match tied at one set apiece, Ohio (11-2, 1-0 MAC) held off two Buffalo comeback attempts in the third set to take a 2-1 advantage. The Bobcats took… Read More
The Ohio soccer team turned up its intensity in the second half of Friday’s game against Bowling Green, scoring three goals in the final 45 minutes en route to the 3-1 victory. The Bobcats (5-2-2, 1-0-0) have had problems all season with sluggish starts, and that continued to be the case against Bowling Green (0-7-0,… Read More
Ohio University will implement a new sick day policy for its employees, a measure that workers hope will help those with lingering medical issues. WOUB's Brianna DiPilato reports on the reaction to the new policy.
The Ohio University Men’s Golf team completed the Wolf Run Invitational on Sunday, finishing ninth out of 14 teams with a 912 composite score (+60). The Bobcats best golf came in the second round on Saturday, when it carded an overall 291 score, led by freshman Peyton White’s three-under 68, and left the Bobcats sitting… Read More
The Rio Grande RedStorm suffered a tough straight-sets loss to the Cumberland Bulldogs, 25-23, 30-28, 25-23. The RedStorm’s losing streak is now at six. The story of the game was Rio Grande’s inability to finish the set. The RedStorm held a five-point, 17-12, late in the first set. The Bulldogs took 10 of the next… Read More
A pleasant evening in Hiram, Ohio, was anything but pleasant for the Marietta Pioneers on Thursday as they lost big to Hiram College 5-1. Marietta (2-6, 0-0) now findd itself in the midst of a four-match losing streak, while Hiram (6-2, 0-0) broke its two-match skid with Thursday’s win. Senior goalkeeper Kaitlyn Pearse remained sidelined… Read More
Ohio University will welcome back all former African American Bobcats for the 2013 Black Alumni Reunion being held this Sept. 27-29. Hosted by the Ohio University Alumni Association, the BAR is Ohio’s largest formal alumni reunion. The triennial event brings hundreds of alumni back to campus. The Reunion kicks off with a Gospel Voices of… Read More
In sports, the phrase “David and Goliath matchup” tends to be quite overused. Many used it after the Appalachian State Mountaineers toppled the mighty Michigan Wolverines 34-32 when the Wolverines were ranked No. 5 in the country. As colossal as this may seem, Appalachian State was a power of its own division and the upset… Read More
The Ohio soccer team starts its Mid-American Conference season Friday, as it welcomes Bowling Green and Central Michigan to Chessa Field this weekend. The Bobcats are heading into conference play with confidence, as they haven’t lost a game since Aug. 30. The five-game undefeated streak for Ohio has come down to one thing: opportunities. The… Read More
It was a busy night for the Meigs County Sheriff's Department as three separate drug investigations resulted in four arrests Thursday night. The first were made at the Old Town Creek Wildlife Area where a meth lab was located in a car stopped by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Meigs County sheriff's deputies arrested… Read More
The Ohio Sustainable Business Council, the Village Bakery, and the American Sustainable Business Council met Thursday at the Village Bakery on E. State Street to discuss how small businesses are fighting climate change. “We can’t stop it on our own but I feel, as businesses, we have more responsibility than the individual and we do… Read More
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Patrick Moore gets a first hand look at the techniques behind bump coverage from Ohio Cornerback Travis Carrie.
Bobcat Showcase reporter Sara Nealeigh talks with Graduate Student Alexis Pinson about her transition from Arizona State to Ohio Volleyball.
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Sara Nealeigh gets an inside look at two sisters who traveled the entire country hoping to play volleyball collegiately, and wound up only a few hours away from each other. The Showcase airs every Friday at 11:00 p.m. on WOUB-TV and reairs Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. Follow the show (@BobcatShowcase) and… Read More
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Seth Austin breaks down Ohio football's three-headed rushing attack of Beau Blankenship, Ryan Boykin, and Daz Patterson. The Showcase airs every Friday at 11:00 p.m. on WOUB-TV and reairs Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. Follow the show (@BobcatShowcase) and the WOUB sports department (@WOUBSports) on Twitter.
Missing work here and there for having a cold is inevitable, but what do you do when you come down with a much more serious illness? Soon, employees at Ohio University won't have to worry about running out of those essential sick days. "The idea is to put something in place where if an employee… Read More
The Ohio Department of Transportation says new speed limit signs across the state should be posted by next Friday. Speed limits will be raised to 60 miles per hour on rural divided highways, 65 miles per hour on rural expressways without traffic control signals and 70 miles per hour on rural freeways. "Raising speed limits… Read More
York Paving is expected to continue Columbus Road work the week of Sept. 30. Activities will include installing the curb along the medians and completing an asphalt leveling course on Columbus Road. Both activities are expected to begin on Monday. Traffic will be maintained on Columbus Road during these activities, but flaggers will be present…. Read More
Ohio University President Roderick McDavis will head the newly formed Ohio Higher Education Funding Commission 2.0. Governor John Kasich announced the appointment Friday at a press conference in Columbus. "It is an honor to be named chair and I welcome the opportunity to lead the Higher Education Funding Commission," McDavis said during a press conference… Read More
Athens County’s most popular tourist attraction has made the list of the Travel Channel’s “World’s Best Family Train Trips.” The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway made the list of 12 railways in the world to be featured on the list. The historic railway located in Nelsonville attracts tens of thousands of passengers to Athens County annually…. Read More
A Circleville man is in jail after he allegedly fled from deputies in a vehicle containing a mobile methamphetamine lab. The Logan Daily reports that 51-year-old Duane Valentine was arrested in Fairfield County on Tuesday after fleeing from Hocking County. Valentine admitted to having an active one-pot-meth-manufacturing vessel inside his vehicle. The Fairfield-Hocking Major Crimes… Read More
Last week, the Ohio University Marching 110 spent days preparing to play the catchy summer hit song “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke for the halftime show during the OU football game against Austin Peay on Saturday. After days of practicing the music and then learning the choreography Thursday, it was decided on Friday that the… Read More