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The Bobcats opened their season in Bird Arena with a 4-0 defeat over the John Carroll Blue Streaks. John Carroll came out strong defensively in the beginning of the game, making it difficult for Ohio to score. That didn’t last long, though, once the Blue Streaks took a penalty for cross checking. Michael Harris soon… Read More
It was Dayton junior Ashley Campbell’s night to shine and she did not disappoint, scoring a hat trick to deliver a tough 4-0 loss to the Ohio soccer team in Dayton, Ohio, on Sept. 19. The Bobcats (3-5-0) looked like the more dominant team early on, getting three shots on goal within the first 10… Read More
Here are all of the scores from teams around the area: SEOAL (Conference teams in bold) Jackson: 42 Bishop Ready: 14. Loudonville: 43 Logan: 13 Portsmouth: 29 Waverly: 27 Marietta: 21 Gallia Academy: 14 Parkersburg South: 49 Warren: 7 TVC (Winning teams in bold) Southern: 34 Miller: 6 Eastern: 26 Federal Hocking: 14 Symmes Valley:… Read More
Athens County Prosecutor's Office Press Release – Brandon Jorge Allen, 29, of Detroit, was found guilty and sentenced after 5:00 p.m. today by Athens County Common Pleas Judge George McCarthy to 17 years in prison for his role in leading a drug ring out of Detroit that supplied illegal drugs into Southeastern Ohio. After leaving… Read More
For 14 years, the Athens County Farm Bureau has hosted an educational agriculture day for area fourth graders. This year, nine elementary schools arrived—with canned goods in tow—to participate in the event, each visiting 18 stations set up by Alexander High School FFA, state organizations and community members. Bureau coordinator Karin Bright says that through… Read More
For the first time since its founding in 1935, the Athens County Public Library is asking for money. The 1-mil, five year levy will be on the November 4th ballot. This means that a home with the property value of $100,000 would pay $35 per year. The county libraries are 100 percent state funded. After… Read More
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Tall, long and wiry, Ohio Bobcats receiver Brendan Cope lines up at Peden Stadium’s 25-yard line. He peers over at his quarterback – JD Sprague for this particular drill – awaiting a signal. Sprague hikes the ball, rolls out and tosses a touchdown dime to Cope on a post route. This time the deep ball… Read More
The Ohio University Performing Arts Series will present The Turtle Island Quartet on Sept. 22 in Baker Center Theater.
The two-time Grammy Award-winning group will debut their new movement, Birth of the Cool, and album, Confetti Man, both paying homage to the jazz era with new arrangements of old standards by Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck and other legends.
The Ohio Department of Education has released its 2013-14 school report cards and four of the five Athens County Districts scored worse than last year. The only school system doing better is Alexander Local Schools. The grades evaluate schools across the state in nine identical categories and measure, to tell citizens how each school system… Read More
Tuesday, September 23 • 10:30 p.m. York, Pennsylvania has always been a place for artists. From Lewis Miller and Horace Bonham to Jeff Koons and the band, Live, creative individuals seem to spring forth from the rich environs of Pennsylvania's Susquehanna Valley. This documentary is the story of the city as it strives to be… Read More
Teachers in a suburban Columbus district are taking to the picket lines after rejecting their school board's final contract offer. The Reynoldsburg teachers streamed out a meeting late Thursday with the strike announcement and planned to begin picketing Friday morning. About two dozen were demonstrating outside school board offices before dawn. The Columbus Dispatch reports… Read More
Ohio's unemployment rate for August is unchanged from the previous month. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services released last month's 5.7 percent unemployment rate figure Friday morning. July's report had showed the state's unemployment rate at 5.7 percent, which was below the nation's jobless rate. But Ohio's figure was up from the seasonally… Read More
The Trimble Tomcats haven’t lost a regular season game since Week 2 of the 2012 season. The Tomcats will look to add another week to that streak against Waterford on Friday night as the undefeated Tomcats (3-0, 2-0 TVC-Hocking) take on the struggling Waterford Wildcats (1-2, 1-1) team on Friday night. On paper, Waterford doesn’t… Read More
Visitors to the beach and public boat ramp area at Strouds Run State Park are now enjoying a host of shoreline access improvements including a new 30-foot courtesy dock, five new stub docks and a new seawall. The seawall and docks provide expanded temporary docking for boaters using the lake, picnic and beach areas. In… Read More
Ohio’s five-match winning streak was broken Thursday as the Bobcats fell to Northwestern University in five sets (24-26, 25-22, 21-25, 25-20, 17-15) in their first game of the Wildcat Challenge in Evanston, Ill. While the eight kills the Green and White recorded in the fifth set kept them competitive on the scoreboard, it was the… Read More