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The Ohio volleyball team overcame a second-game slip-up to take down Miami in four sets Friday, 25-18, 21-25, 25-19, 25-15. Kelly Lamberti turned in 19 kills to aid the Bobcat offense against their rivals from Southwest Ohio. Lamberti gave Ohio (13-2, 3-0 MAC) a lift in the first set of the match. The junior and… Read More
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Colin Brown breaks down why the middle blocking zone is so important in volleyball, and why the Ohio Volleyball team is so good down low.
The College Town Film Festival kicked off on Thursday at the Athena Cinema in Uptown Athens. Matthew Jordan and Eric Zudak are both Athens High School alumni and helped to establish the festival. Zudak, the president of the College Town Film Festival, said the goal is to emphasize the independent film. He said that is… Read More
Roy B. Norton, the Canadian Consul General, paid a visit to Ohio University Thursday to talk about the trading partnership between his country and the state of Ohio. The Ohio University College of Business and College of Arts and Sciences hosted the discussion, "The World''s Largest Trading Relationship: How the United States and Canada… Read More
A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit challenging the display of a portrait of Jesus that had been in a southern Ohio school for years. The Ohio chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Friday announced they have agreed to settle the lawsuit against the Jackson City School District. The ACLU in… Read More
With only two Ohioans left on the Ohio men's Golf roster, Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Alex Stec shows why out of state athletes are fueling the program to the next level.
Plans to open a Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Athens moved a step closer this week, following unanimous approval from the Athens Planning Commission Thursday in what the city calls a Title 41 review. In this review, Athens Code Director John Paszke outlined comments from various municipal entities, including the Engineering and Public Works Department and… Read More
Local law enforcement were seen scouring the Jefferson Township area Tuesday evening, when an alleged shoplifter decided to run from Oak Hill Police. Police are now asking for the public’s help to help find this suspect. Oak Hill Police Chief Chris Gruber is reporting that on Tuesday, at approximately 5:16 p.m. one of his officers… Read More
A former employee of University Commons apartment complex is now facing charges of allegedly stealing more than $82,000 from the complex in the span of six years. Grace Maxine Young pleaded innocent to one count of grand theft on Sept. 4, the same day she also filed an affidavit of indigency to receive appointment of… Read More
Area residents can’t say there isn’t anything to do in Athens County this weekend as a plethora of special events will be held, offering fall fun and entertainment for all ages. Nearly every corner of the county will be home to some sort of festival this weekend including the inaugural Athens Pumpkin Festival, The Plains… Read More
Athens police are looking for a suspect that allegedly sexually assaulted a woman early Friday morning. The suspect is described as a white, college-age male with blond hair. The crime was allegedly committed at 3:09 a.m. on the east end of Athens, according to a news release by the Athens Police Department. Citizens are asked… Read More
Seemingly everyone knows someone who has been impacted by breast cancer. Cancer in general can effect lives in a variety of manners, including the ability to take it altogether. Almost two years ago, one woman in Athens County died after finally losing a courageous battle against cancer. But her memory, character, words of wisdom and… Read More
With the non-conference slate of their schedule over, the Ohio Bobcats kick of Mid-American Conference play this weekend when they head up to Akron to take on the upstart Zips. With five weeks in the books so far, the MAC, which was full of surprises in 2013, is starting to take shape. Several teams have… Read More
Ohio University’s School of Media Arts and Studies and School of Music recently hosted a live on-stage interview with Ira Kaplan, frontman and co-founder of the iconic indie rock band Yo La Tengo. Josh Antonuccio, an instructor in the School of Media Arts and Studies, sat down with Kaplan for an hour-long conversation about the band's 30-year career.
Ohio's two U.S. senators say they were walking separately with colleagues and heard the gunfire near the U.S. Capitol during a police chase that began when a driver tried to breach a White House barrier. The chase Thursday in Washington ended with police killing the driver, whose motive wasn't clear. Democrat Sherrod Brown says he… Read More
For 37 years, Farmer’s Refuse has stood as an icon in the community. Owned by Kenny and Thelma Farmer, the company has serviced residential and commercial customers throughout Hocking and Athens counties, as well as a few other outlying counties since 1976. After serving the community for more than three decades, the Farmers have decided… Read More
A Columbus man has been given the maximum sentence for two weapons charges stemming from a high-speed chase in May. Christopher J. Morris, 21, will serve four years in prison on charges of having weapons while under disability, a third-degree felony, and unlawful possession of a dangerous ordnance, a fifth-degree felony. He was found guilty… Read More
Life on the Ohio Christian University campus is business as usual after two students were diagnosed this week with viral meningitis. A memo distributed Wednesday informed faculty, staff and students of the issue, emphasizing the cases were viral and not the more serious bacterial form of meningitis. Dr. Hank Kelly, OCU provost, said university officials… Read More
A lot has been going on in West Virginia in the first six weeks, and West Virginia reporter Michael Drapcho is here to break it all down in this week's conference update. Gridiron Glory' airs every Friday night at 11:30 p.m. on WOUB. You can follow the show on Twitter @gridironglory, like the Gridiron Glory… Read More