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Lauren McClary posted her best performance of the season thus far in helping Ohio softball to rebound and win in their second game of the day in Chattanooga at the Frost Classic. A 5-2 win over the Austin Peay Governors has Ohio in place to begin a new winning streak. McClary picked up her first… Read More
It seemed as if two different RedStorm offenses took to the field at VA Memorial Stadium on Friday. Fourteen of Rio Grande's 15 runs on the day came in the second game of a doubleheader with Miami-Hamilton. The RedStorm split the day with the Harriers, losing the first contest 7-1 and winning the second 14-6…. Read More
WSAZ reports that Freedom Industries revealed at a bankruptcy court hearing that they will eventually shut down as the investigation into the chemical spill continues. Attorney Mark Freedlander representing Freedom Industries said that after recognizing the costs while remaining in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, continuing business seems impractical. Attorneys said the company plans to transition it's… Read More
Although the Bobcats fought valiantly to keep their undefeated record, Ohio dropped its first game of the season in the Frost Classic 6-5 against Tennessee Tech on Friday afternoon. Ohio (8-1) was off to its best start in program history, the highlighted by sophomore Savannah Jo Dorsey’s no-hitter against North Florida on Feb. 16, before… Read More
Two 13-year-old girls are facing charges after leading police on a chase last weekend that ended in a crash. The chase, according to Gallipolis Police Department and Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, began at around 1:40 a.m. Sunday near 2100 Eastern Avenue. According to WSAZ, police initially tried to pull the driver over in Gallipolis after… Read More
The best team in the Mid-South Conference hits the road to take on a struggling Rio Grande squad (16-10, 9-6) that has dropped its last three games. The No. 2 Pikeville Bears (24-2, 14-1) are set to attack the No.19 RedStorm on Saturday afternoon at Newt Oliver Arena. Rio Grande entered its first matchup against… Read More
Marietta Pioneers head coach Jon VanderWal must have shook his head in disappoint after the Pioneers latest game. Despite leading the Mount Union Purple Raiders at halftime, 43-40, the Pioneers dropped a close 81-77 game against the Ohio Athletic Conference leaders that would have put the Pioneers at the top of the conference standings…. Read More
Soledad O'Brien, a former CNN reporter and current founder of Starfish Media Group talks to WOUB's Allen Henry about her new storytelling venture with her group. O'Brien also talks about her "Black In America," which she presented at Ohio University on Feb. 20, 2014.
Fifteen-hundred books in 50 years. That’s the milestone the Ohio University Press is celebrating Friday at their offices in Athens. Various events have been held throughout the week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the OU Press including poetry readings, historical discussions, and an open house at the Ohio University press offices. In its 50… Read More
As the value agricultural products grown in Ohio soars, the number of Ohio farms is decreasing. Newly released census data revealed that the market value of Ohio's agricultural goods saw a drastic increase between 2009 and 2012. Despite this increase, the number of Ohio farms has actually seen a slight decrease. The census survey is… Read More
After squandering an opportunity to gain some momentum and move up in the Mid-American Conference standings Wednesday, an injury riddled Ohio (18-8, 8-5) will look to regroup Saturday when it travels to Akron to take on the equally injury hampered Zips (17-9, 9-4). The Bobcats surprisingly played with no sense of urgency against MAC-leading Western… Read More
React to Film Ohio University hosted a screening of the renown film, “Who is Dayani Cristal?” on Thursday night at the Athena. This screening was part of a React to Film national movement where college campuses across the country host events to generate dialogue and spark civic action. “Who is Dayani Cristal?” was… Read More
As they hoarded together in the near end of Bird Arena with their sticks raised skyward, the Ohio Bobcats clapped their sticks to the ice in unison to salute their fans after their final regular season game. The game a week ago saw Ohio walk away from their salute and into the locker room with… Read More
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After a promising 8-7 (3-1) start that carried hoards of momentum and confidence, Ohio’s desperation to break its losing streak grows with every game. The nine-game stretch has deflated the young squad and Saturday’s match-up against Akron presents another stiff test. When these two squads last met, Akron’s offense was clicking on all cylinders. The… Read More
On Feb. 15, the Rio Grande RedStorm women’s basketball team found themselves at what was perhaps the low point of their season. The RedStorm had just fallen to No. 4 Campbellsville University by 36 points, which dropped Rio Grande to 4-9 in the Mid-South Conference. The RedStorm were suddenly on the outside looking in to… Read More
WOUB's Bobcat Sports Showcase wrestling reporter Andrew Gaug experienced firsthand what it's like to go through an entire Ohio wrestling practice. 197-pounder Kyle O'Donnell shows him some moves and helps him cut weight like a college wrestler.
Carole Amber’s children’s book, The Gift of the LadyBug, is helping young people around the nation cope with struggles, tragedy or loss in their lives. Writing the book also helped its author turn one of the most difficult experiences of her life into a celebration of ladybugs.
Amber’s son, TJ, died in April, 2009 at 14 months old due to complications from Leigh syndrome. It was during this dark time in Amber’s life that a story about two horses who become the parents of a ladybug came to life.
The Ohio men's ultimate team is set to compete in the field of 24 teams in Axton, Va., for the Easterns Qualifier tournament, where they finished second in 2013. The Bobcats are joined by foes from the Queen City Tune Up along with teams they have not faced yet this season. Ohio is coming off… Read More
The rain has caught up to the Ohio baseball team yet again, this time forcing their game on Friday to be postponed to Saturday. The Buffalo Wild Wings Battle at the Beach now consists of four games to be played out in two doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday. The ‘Cats will open up against Liberty… Read More
A small amount of MCHM has leaked at a chemical facility in Marmet, West Virginia. C.W. Sigman with Kanawha County Emergency Management told WSAZ that five to 10 gallons of MCHM spilled at American Chemical Services. A worker at the facility says the leak happened because of a valve malfunction. The worker says the chemical… Read More
Ohio's Democratic Party chairman says he expects the organization to file a federal lawsuit over an absentee-ballot measure passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature. State Rep. Chris Redfern, the party's chairman, says Democrats believe the measure violates the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of equal protection, along with the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The bill would let… Read More
The House of Delegates and Senate are at odds on how best to balance West Virginia's budget. Senate propositions to raise sales and cigarette taxes were dismissed by the House in a closed meeting Thursday. Senate President Jeff Kessler said without bills to increase revenue, the Legislature will have to make more budget cuts or… Read More
WOUB's Bobcat Sports Showcase reporter Alex Stec showcases Ohio men's basketball forward Maurice N'dour to tell you there's much more to him than just dunking and dreds. He comes all the way from Mbour, Senegal and has been a huge factor for the bobcats this year.
Ohio's state treasurer has received permission to conduct telephone town halls with public money. Republican Josh Mandel requested an opinion on the citizen teleconferences in December from Attorney General Mike DeWine, as his re-election in November nears. An opinion DeWine issued Wednesday cleared Mandel to use taxpayer dollars to contract with a private firm specializing… Read More