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Bowling Green traveled to Ohio Friday for another close meet that was sealed up in the final races of the day. The Falcons came away with a 155-138 victory, even with many Bobcats earning first honors and BGSU’s lack of diving team. “It’s always fun to go against MAC competition, especially in a close meet… Read More
Ohio will face its toughest test of the season Saturday when the Toledo Rockets (18-2, 6-1) come to the Convo. The Rockets currently sport the best record in the MAC, and the play of their guards is a big reason for that. Justin Drummond, Julius Brown and Rian Pearson all average about 14 points a… Read More
The RedStorm feel as if they have played well enough in their last four games to win them all. Unfortunately for Rio Grande, the exact opposite thing happend. The RedStorm women’s basketball team is on a season-worst four-game losing streak and in desperate search of its footing. Three of the last four losses came by… Read More
A buzz is pulsating throughout the border-town of Marietta as the Pioneers men’s basketball team is riding a four-game winning streak into their next game against the Ohio Northern Polar Bears. The Polar Bears (10-8, 6-5) are currently tied for fourth place in the Ohio Athletic Conference with Capital University and are looking up at… Read More
Tight games, hot tempers, and a remarkable milestone summarize the last three games for the struggling RedStorm of Rio Grande. Last week the RedStorm were riding a six-game win streak and were sitting at the top of the conference. One win and two losses later, Rio has found themselves in need of another confidence boost…. Read More
A spokesman for a West Virginia environmental agency says cleanup crews at the site of a previous chemical spill severed an underground pipe, but none of the chemical that tainted the area's water supply earlier this month reached a nearby river this time. Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Tom Aluise says crews didn't know the… Read More
Friday is the start of the Chinese New Year – also known as the Lunar New Year, so we decided to look back at every "Year of the Horse" for the past 144 years to see what happened in the world during those years. Historical events for 1990 January 14 – "Simpsons" premiered on Fox-TV… Read More
Ohio University has hired former Toledo Rockets offensive coordinator Scott Isphording according to the Toledo Blade and the coach's personal Twitter account. Isphording served as Ohio's recruiting coordinator and tight ends coach in 2009 before leaving to serve as Toledo's co-offensive coordinator, recruiting coordinator, and quarterbacks coach. Isphoring's hiring comes after former Ohio quarterbacks coach… Read More
During two periods in the 20th century, Idlewild, Mich., was a popular resort community for the black middle class, attracting intellectuals such as W.E.B. Du Bois during the 1920s, and entertainers like Jackie Wilson, The Four Tops and Della Reese during the 1950s.
Today the Lake County town has become an "idle place," according to Ohio University Associate Professor Ronald Stephens, author of Idlewild: The Rise, Decline, and Rebirth of a Unique African American Resort Town.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Thursday that his office will be “actively monitoring” complaints about propane pricing and alleged shortages. DeWine has been receiving complaints from Ohioans that propane suppliers have not been filing tanks with appropriate speed and have been charging higher than usual prices. It is estimated that about six percent of… Read More