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We are halfway through another hard-hitting, action-packed season in the Muskingum Valley League, and four teams have emerged as serious title contenders. Tri-Valley has not lost an MVL game in 21 contests, Maysville is undefeated in 2013 and Sheridan and Philo are in position to push for a playoff spot. Here are four things you… Read More
SportsBeat host Pat Moore talks with Ohio Volleyball's Abby Gilleland and Meredith Ashy on the Bobcats' successful start to the 2013 season and what it's like to be roommates with each other. SportsBeat airs every Thursday night at 6 p.m. on the radio at WOUB 1340 AM and online at https://woub.org/listen.
The men's and women's cross-country teams will both travel to Notre Dame for the 58th Annual Notre Dame Invitational instead of splitting the teams in half to travel to two separate meets. The original schedule called for some of Ohio’s runners to travel to Notre Dame while the others would travel to Cedarville, Ohio, for… Read More
Gridiron Glory’s week 6 Game of the Week features TVC-Hocking contenders old and new, as the up-and-coming Southern Tornadoes host three-time defending league champ Wahama. Friday night’s contest should be a battle in the trenches. The White Falcons (4-1, 3-1 TVC-Hocking) and Tornadoes (5-0, 3-0) both rely heavily on the run game, and each boast… Read More
After five weeks of play, Maysville, Sheridan and Tri-Valley, remain undefeated in the Muskingum Valley league. On Friday, Sheridan (4-1, 3-0 MVL) and Maysville (5-0, 4-0) will go head-to-head for a chance to hold the top spot in the league standings. The week 6 matchup is crucial for both teams. In 2012, the Generals had… Read More
With the first five weeks of non-conference football in the books, the Alexander Spartans kick off TVC-Ohio play when they host the Vinton County Vikings Friday night at Spartan Stadium. Despite last season’s result – a 13-6 Alexander win – the Spartans (1-4) have struggled thus far in 2013. Meanwhile, Vinton County (3-2) has finally… Read More
West Virginia’s Class A has a juicy matchup in store Friday night, as state-No. 1 Williamstown travels to take on No. 2 St. Marys. St. Marys is coming off a bye in week 5. In their last game, the Blue Devils beat Tyler, 35-6. Through the first five weeks of the season, they have outscored… Read More
Rio Grande dominated Pikeville Wednesday night with a 4-1 victory. With a big win, this is the first time Rio beat the Bears by more than two goals. The RedStorm improved 6-4 overall and 3-1 in the Mid-South Conference, as well as equaling the single-season school record for wins. The RedStorm outshot the Bears 13-9… Read More
An SEOAL showdown is about to take place at Warren High School Friday night, as the Warriors take on the Jackson Ironmen. Both Warren (2-3) and Jackson (2-3) come into league play sitting tied for second in the SEOAL, exactly where they were this time last season. In 2012, week 6 was a turning point… Read More
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Tyler Rosten breaks down the professional experience of the Ohio Women's Soccer coaching staff. All three members have formerly played at a professional level. Head coach Aaron Rodgers spent time in the USL, assistant coach Allison Whitworth recently played in the WPS and assistant coach Elizabeth Woerle played professionally overseas in… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville will host a night of award-winning bluegrass with Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice and the Idletymes Bluegrass Band on Friday, Oct. 4 at 8 p.m. Nominated numerous times for Male Vocalist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music in… Read More
UPDATE 4:21 p.m. Police and witnesses say the gunfire outside the U.S. Capitol Thursday began when a woman tried to ram through a White House barricade with her car. They say the woman then led police on a chase that ended outside the Capitol. Police say the woman was taken into custody, and a young… Read More
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Sara Nealeigh profiles Ohio Volleyball's Abby Gilleland and her fantastic start to the season.
The Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center is presenting the biennial exhibition OH+5 Oct. 5 through Nov. 24 with an opening reception on Friday, Oct. 4. The exhibit features work by artists living, working or studying in Ohio and its five bordering states. Jurors Sydnee Peters (Western Michigan University), Kathleen Ristinen (Athens, Ohio) and Michael Stadler… Read More
A law enforcement vehicle was struck by a vehicle Tuesday night while responding to an emergency on Drummond Drive. Hocking County Sheriff Sgt. Brian McManaway was dispatched to an overdose on Drummond Drive at about 10 p.m. when the Ford Expedition he was driving was struck at the intersection of Mulberry and Front Street. The… Read More
A fire at a home on U.S. Route 22 near Williamsport caused heavy damage Wednesday morning, but the reaction of a passerby may have saved it from burning to the ground. Heather Daum said was driving eastbound toward Circleville when she noticed what appeared to be fog or smoke surrounding a house at 5721 U.S…. Read More
The Rio Grande RedStorm (6-10, 2-8) captured their second Mid-South Conference victory of the season when they defeated the Bluefield Rams in straight sets, 25-15, 25-20, 25-16. Despite a slow start in the opening frame, the RedStorm rolled the Rams. With a 15-10 lead, Rio Grande took 10 of the last 15 points to win… Read More
It was the Pau Rodriguez and Luiz Filho show Wednesday evening at Evan E. Davis Field as the Rio Grande RedStorm stomped the Pikeville (Ky.) Bears 7-0. Filho assisted on two Pau Rodriguez goals in the first half and collected three goals on the evening. The reigning NAIA National Player of the Week recorded his… Read More
Technical colleges have an obligation to have a clear understanding of what is a high-demand profession now and in the future, and Hocking College is no exception. That’s why college officials asked a research company to produce a report identifying high-growth areas for possible development or expansion at the two-year college. “The report is one… Read More
Gunther Heydemann, a history professor at the University of Leipzig in Germany, talks to WOUB general manager Tom Hodson about the United States' government shutdown. Dr. Heydemann discusses how the shutdown is viewed overseas and what the image of the United States might be outside the country. For more of the Global Perspectives series, visit… Read More
An Ashland Kentucky man is in custody after Deputies found him with an active meth lab late Wednesday night. West Virginia residents are seeing a drop in gas prices. More information in your morning update.
Are you a surf-rock junkie in need of a reverb fix? Take heart: The Union has the cure for what ails you.
This Saturday, local favorites The D-Rays will share the stage with The Madeira (shown at left), a critically acclaimed group making its Athens debut.
Funds have been found to retain the domestic violence victims advocate at the Athens County Sheriff’s Office for the remainder of this year while word is awaited on whether grants funds will be available for next year. At Wednesday’s meeting, the county commissioners agreed to a proposal from the sheriff’s office to use unspent matching… Read More