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Two of Gridiron Glory’s elite teams. Two teams with similar résumés. The Scotties and the Bulldogs. Tri-Valley versus Athens – it’s on. This second-round, marquee playoff matchup is sure to be an instant classic on Friday night at Logan High School. A matchup of two big-time teams, both with hard-nosed defenses and high-powered offenses. The… Read More
Round 1 is finished, time for round 2. The No. 3 Philo Electrics took down conference opponent No. 6 John Glenn in the first round of the Division IV, Region 13 playoffs last week by a score of 30-7. But that game is behind them and it’s time to face a new opponent: the No…. Read More
When the No. 13 seed Wheeling Central Catholic Knights travel to No. 4 seed Williamstown Friday night, it won’t be the first time the teams have met in the playoffs. In fact the two schools have developed an intense rivalry that dates back over a decade. Friday’s meeting will mark the seventh time the schools… Read More
Last week Maysville earned its first playoff win in school history. This week, the Panthers meet No. 8 Steubenville (7-4), fresh off an upset of No. 1 Licking Valley, in the regional semifinals. Both teams have a lot of momentum coming into Friday’s game, but Maysville has an extra incentive. Last year, the Steubenville Big… Read More
The first round of the West Virginia playoffs kick off this weekend, and Wahama plays host to Clay-Battelle in a matchup of the No. 8 and 9 seeds in the Class A playoffs. The White Falcons are coming off a 66-18 thrashing of rival Buffalo, while the Cee Bees have to find a way to… Read More
The Hot Tuna duo of Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady are joined by guitar great Steve Kimock in a performance from September 21, 2013.
Eighty-three-year-old Rozella Brown says she got the best exercise she’s had in years when she fought off an intruder who broke into her house Monday afternoon. It all happened when she saw someone crouched down on her kitchen floor. Brown grabbed her cane. “I ran over there as fast as I could and I started… Read More
A $1.8 million loan to pay for capital improvement projects at Athens County government facilities might get the go-ahead next week from the county commissioners. Commission President Lenny Eliason indicated he'd hoped that action could be taken at Tuesday's commissioners meeting, but it was learned that County Auditor Jill Thompson must act first and she… Read More
Governor John Kasich has stayed the execution of Ronald Phillips who was scheduled to be executed Thursday. Phillips, 40, requested Monday for his organs to be donated to his ailing sister and mother but the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction rejected his request. The Governor’s decision, announced late Wednesday, is meant to assess the… Read More
The Infamous Stringdusters in performance at the Fur Peace Ranch from September 11, 2010.
Ohio’s comeback effort came up short Tuesday night, as No. 10 Ohio State defeated the Bobcats, 79-69, at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio got off to a slow start in the first half, trailing 9-0 in the first five minutes, and the Bobcats found themselves down, 40-28, at halftime. They managed to get… Read More
A crosswalk painted on Johnson Road has an Athens County commissioner concerned about the safety of senior citizens who might use it. Commissioner Charlie Adkins brought up the topic at Tuesday's meeting of the commissioners. The crosswalk, located in front of Wyngate Condominiums, was added recently to help with access to a newly built spur… Read More
Jerry Miller, lead guitarist from the band Moby Grape, and Terry Haggerty, lead guitarist from the Sons of Champlin, fuse blues, rock, and jazz in a set from September 28, 2013.
The Muskingum University Department of Music will host a performance by pianist John Mortensen on Friday, Nov. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Chapel. A professor of music at Cedarville University, Dr. Mortensen is also a concert pianist and composer. His musical interests include Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Bach, Argentinian tango composer Astor Piazzolla and jazz pianist… Read More
Marshall’s men’s basketball team jumped out to an early 27-4 lead and never looked back as it defeated the Rio Grande RedStorm 119-77 at the Cam Henderson Center. In this exhibition contest for Rio, the Thundering Herd improved to 2-0 on the year and 15-0 all-time against Rio Grande. Elijah Pittman scored a game-high 29… Read More
When it rains, it pours. After a difficult road loss, the Ohio Bobcats needed a road win at Bowling Green to keep their hopes of postseason play alive. Instead, the Bobcats continued their recent skid, falling in blowout fashion on Tuesday night to the Bowling Green Falcons by a score of 49-0. Bowling Green sprung… Read More
Stuart’s Opera House will host an evening of live reggae this Friday with award-winning St. Lucian artist Taj Weekes and his band Adowa. Known for their blend of acoustic roots-rock and afro-folk, the group have built an international audience through exciting performances and critical acclaim, including a Grammy nomination consideration.
Hunters killed more than two dozen deer during a special hunt on Blennerhassett Island. Media outlets report that 52 hunters participated in Tuesday's hunt and killed 27 deer. The Division of Natural Resources holds the hunt to control the Ohio River island's deer population and increase the herd's health. Another hunt is scheduled Thursday. Hunters… Read More