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The Ohio women’s golf team held its ground from the first day The Preview and finished the two-day event in sixth place after shooting a team score of 315 on Tuesday. The team improved its score from round one by 11 strokes, but did not move in the standings. Kristen Helmdoerfer shot a 78 in… Read More
The now first-place Mount Union Purple Raiders (9-2-1) proved to be too much for Marietta (2-9) to handle as the Pioneers dropped their home conference opener 4-0. Before those in attendance could even get settled, Mount Union had put one in the back of the net. Marietta High School alumna Allison Fouss dribbled her way… Read More
The Ohio men’s golf team continued the disappointing fall portion of its season with an overall score of 894 (+30), placing 13th of 17 teams at the Firestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio. However, after a very sluggish start on Day One of the Invitational, the Bobcats had a solid third round, finishing with a season-best,… Read More
After 14 years of operating what’s become the Nelsonville Community Center and after countless struggles to keep the doors open due to financial difficulties, Rhonda Bentley is calling it quits. The center at 77 W. Washington St. closes Oct. 31, although the thrift shop Goldie’s Goodies will remain open. “I, Rhonda, am tired,” Bentley wrote… Read More
In a split decision, the Athens County Commissioners voted Tuesday to pass on to county employees part of a health insurance rate increase. The affected government employees are those non-union employees paid from the county general fund. That would included non-union employees of most county offices, excluding the engineer's department and outside agencies like Athens… Read More
Patrols will be watching with added vigilance for drunk drivers and speeders now that the Athens County Sheriff's Office received a $30,000 overtime grant. On Monday, the sheriff's office announced that it had received a grant through the Ohio Department of Public Safety's Office of Criminal Justice Services for a "high visibility enforcement campaign" during… Read More
Below is the route of the 2013 Ohio University homecoming parade, which will take place on Saturday morning in Athens. WOUB will stream the parade live on its website and also on its YouTube page. Map made by Morgan Decker
Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Patrick Moore breaks down starting quarterback Tyler Tettleton's career numbers and looks at just how many records might fall before the senior is done this season.
Ohio senators have cleared a bill that would set new requirements for third parties to appear on ballots in the swing state. Representatives of the Green and Libertarian parties oppose the measure, which passed on a 22-11 vote Tuesday. It now goes to the House. The American Civil Liberties Union told lawmakers that the proposals'… Read More
The opening set from the second night of Steve Earle's sold-out two-night stand at the Fur Peace Ranch, recorded March 24, 2013.