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Ohio volleyball is off to its best start in seven years after defeating Kent State University Thursday night 3-1 (25-22, 25-16, 25-27, 25-22) on the road. The ‘Cats remain undefeated in Mid-American-Conference play and extended their winning streak to twelve matches with the victory. “We are happy to earn a conference win, even if it… Read More
Before Friday night, when Parkersburg South looked in the mirror they saw Wheeling Park staring back at them. The two Patriot teams came into Friday’s game at Erickson All-Sports Facility 6-2 on the season, with Parkersburg South ranked eighth and Wheeling Park ninth in West Virginia Class AAA and looking to keep their playoff hopes… Read More
The TVC-Ohio crown will remain in The Plains for another year as the Athens Bulldogs (10-0, 6-0) were able to go into Boston Field and come away with a conference-clinching win over the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes (7-3, 5-1) 48-22. Athens high-powered offense wasted no time out of the gates. The Bulldogs marched 62 yards down the… Read More
This Halloween, both teams dressed up in a layer of mud. Jackson (10-0, 4-0) even adorned some junior varsity uniforms in order to keep their new varsity ones clean. It was a battle against both Jackson and the elements for Gallia Academy. The Blue Devils (4-6, 2-2) hooves just couldn’t find any footing.The Ironmen, however,… Read More
After the block party and trick-or-treating, what's left to celebrate on Halloween in Athens? The Theatre Association for Graduate Students hosts a tour for participants that takes them around several of Athens most "haunted" locations. The scripted tour makes a stop at all of Athens' cemeteries which, according to the script, makes a pentagram, a… Read More
Keith Schneider, an award winning journalist for Circle of Blue and the New York Times, recently spoke at Ohio University to students at the Voinovich School’s Environmental Studies Program. He talked about global nexus between water, energy, and food issues. He also discussed “Choke Point,” a collaboration between Circle of Blue and the Wilson Center… Read More
Long lines, broken machines and untrained poll workers may not be a thing of the past. Two reports have examined these issues and more to make states aware about what they can improve for midterm elections. "Did We Fix That?" Released Tuesday, this report analyzed 10 swing states and whether they have improved since the… Read More
For Ohio Bobcats wrestling, intensity is not a choice, but a way of life – a requirement for wrestlers who want to improve themselves. And even after an extremely successful 2013-2014 campaign, the men who will hit the mats this season know that even more will be expected from them. That season will begin this weekend… Read More
The legendary Taj Mahal, one of the most prominent and influential blues and roots artists of the late 20th century, returns to Stuart’s Opera House on Monday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Although the composer, Grammy winner, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist began his career more than four decades ago with American blues, he has broadened his… Read More
It's not trick "or" treat for the pets of Athens – it's trick "and" treat. Owners accompanied their costume-clad dogs and cats for the fifth annual pet trick and treat last night at Friendly Paws Pet Supplies and Grooming. WOUB's Rachel Bailey has the details on the event.
Athens and Nelsonville-York–two schools separated by just 14 miles; two schools with a rich football history; two schools with one common goal–a TVC-Ohio title. The Bulldogs (9-0, 5-0 TVC-Ohio) come into Friday night’s game undefeated and are looking to finish the 2014 regular season on a high note. “You know, it’s really 100% focused on… Read More
A southwest Ohio city is implementing a federal initiative focusing on improving the lives of young minority males. The city of Dayton plans to implement the My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge in the area. The White House initiative aims to improve educational and employment opportunities for young people, namely male minorities. The city announced earlier… Read More
The Hocking College Art Gallery is featuring a solo artist photography exhibit featuring Athens resident Tim Creamer.
The show, which opens on Oct. 31, features modern photography created with iPhone 4 and 5s apps, including Hipstamatic, iColorama and Snapseed.
An opening reception will also be held Oct. 31 from 6-9 p.m. during Nelsonville's Final Friday event on the Public Square.
A recent grant award from the Clean Ohio Trails Fund means the city of Athens will more than likely move forward with construction of the Columbus Road bike path spur in 2015. The city was recently awarded $500,000 from the trails fund for the $1,425,000 project, which will connect Columbus Road (near the Appalachian Center… Read More
Allowing early goals to the opposition has been the norm during the Bobcats’ five-game losing streak and that trend did not end in the season finale against Kent State. And despite a strong response by Ohio, the Golden Flashes used a late goal in overtime to win, 3-2, over the Bobcats on Thursday, ending Ohio’s… Read More
A federal judge won't impose a sentence on an ex-Ohio deputy treasurer in the man's absence. Authorities say Amer Ahmad fled to Pakistan to avoid prison time, and the government had asked Judge Michael Watson to sentence him in absentia. Watson rejected that request Thursday by vacating Ahmad's scheduled Nov. 6 sentencing. … Read More
The Ohio University Multicultural Center will host the Religious Tolerance: Tolerance, Understanding, Coexistence, Oman’s Message of Islam exhibit at the Multicultural Center Art Gallery beginning Nov. 1. The world-renowned exhibit is described as an educational experience for all, detailing life, progress and modernization in the Sultanate of Oman. Accompanying the exhibition is a short documentary… Read More