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By this time, it’s no secret that Saul Phillips will be coaching in his first regular season game at Ohio on Saturday at 2 p.m., but his opponent in Appalachian State has a new coach with Jim Fox in his first season with the Mountaineers. Phillips and Ohio find themselves in a quite a different… Read More
Though both teams had plenty of postseason experience, Jackson and St. Francis Desales had only met one other time in history. In a battle of power of speed versus power, Desales’s speed won the matchup as the Ironmen fell 24-14. Although Hunter Sexton was credited with the first touchdown of the matchup, the Ironmen were… Read More
Eight minutes: that is how long the Beechcroft Cougars chewed off the clock on the first drive of the game. The Cougars not only dominated their first possession, but they dominated the whole game en route to a 35-0 win over the Maysville Panthers. The Cougars scored a touchdown on their clock-draining opening drive, where… Read More
Here are the scores for all of your favorite area teams. Division III, Region 9 Tri-Valley: 20 Athens: 41 Columbus Desales: 24 Jackson: 14 Division IV, Region 13 Maysville: 0 Columbus Beechcroft: 35 West Virginia, Class AAA Parkersburg South: 0 Capital: 70
Nelsonville Police arrest three people as a result of an investigation into recent burglaries. In a joint effort, Nelsonville Police and Athens County Sheriff's deputies arrested the men at two different homes Thursday. William Stivison, 18 and Jaylin Conley, 19, were picked up at a home on Poplar Street. Conley is facing obstruction of justice… Read More
Dr. Anton Treuer, the executive director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University in Minnesota, thinks all Indian references, as sports mascots, should be eliminated. Treuer visited Ohio University this week and gave the keynote address as part of the university’s celebration of American Indian Month. Treuer believes that all references to… Read More
As the wrestling season is just getting underway, the No. 24 Ohio Bobcats get a tough test early on as they will compete in their first duals of the season on Saturday. The Green and White travel to Ypsilanti, Mich., where they will take part in the Eastern Michigan Duals and take on a 12th… Read More
Dr. Anton Treuer, the executive director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University, thinks all Indian references, as sports mascots, should be eliminated. Treuer visited Ohio University this week and gave the keynote address for part of the university’s celebration of American Indian Month. Treuer believes that all references to American Indians… Read More
Division II First Team Offense: Isaiah Smith, Jr., Logan Defense: Bryce McBride, Jr., Logan Special Mention Lane Little, Logan; Chance Cox, Logan Division III First Team OFFENSE RECEIVERS: Ryan Luehrman, Sr., Athens; Adam Luehrman, Sr., Athens; Justin Snider, Senior, Sheridan; Austin Leach, Jr., Jackson. LINEMEN: Colter Thompson, Sr., Athens, Joey Palmer, Sr., Sheridan;… Read More
Reporter Anthony Baucco takes a look into Ohio's matchup with Northern Illinois on Tuesday, Nov. 18 — a game that will be Ohio's annual "Bobcat Blackout" game.
Ohio men's basketball has a couple new faces on the wings this season. Avery Jennings takes a look at the early impact freshmen guards Ryan Taylor and Mike Laster can make for coach Saul Phillips and the Bobcats in 2014-15.
The Athena Cinema will present a free screening of Journey to the Center of the Earth, the next event in the Science on Screen series, Tuesday Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. Science on Screen events pair a short talk with a scientist or technology expert with a film. On Tuesday, Dr. Daniel Hembree of the… Read More
Reporter Nathan Wiseman takes a look at how former U.S. Olympic swimmer, Rachel Komisarz-Baugh, is looking to redefine the Ohio Swimming and Diving program.
Monday, December 15 • 10 p.m. Join host/narrator Matt Damon to investigate the links among extreme weather, climate change and threats to our national security. Featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Thomas Friedman, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, former CIA director James Woolsey and environmental visionary Lester Brown, the documentary focuses on recent political conflicts and… Read More
A Haga Ridge Road property owner told the Athens County Commissioners on Thursday that he will renew a lease of his land for a 911 tower if the county buys him a woodburner and generator. Sam Grim provides a tower site to the county for $600 a year, and the current five-year lease is due… Read More
A state Supreme Court justice says language on gay marriage, pro or con, doesn't belong in the Ohio Constitution, but he'd like to see that and the legal rights of same-sex couples addressed by the Legislature. Justice Paul Pfeifer told a panel studying constitutional updates Thursday that Ohioans should repeal the state's 2004 constitutional ban… Read More
An internship program is being set up at the Athens County Dog Shelter for developmentally disabled clients of PersonnelPlus, but there is potential for it to expand to other county departments. Mark Cullison, adult services director for the Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities, met with the county commissioners Thursday to seek permission to pursue… Read More
Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers Press Release – Saturday is America Recycles Day. Athens-Hocking Recycling Centers, Inc. (AHRC) recently launched an updated website to help inform customers and public of services offered and details of materials accepted. AHRC has recently started accepting #1 through #7 plastics including film plastics (#2 and # 4 film plastics). With these… Read More
A former Ohio University football player sentenced to two years in prison for attacking a fellow student has violated the terms of his community control by not paying restitution. Christopher Tarrant, 21, of Hamilton, pleaded guilty in May of last year to felonious assault and was sentenced to two years in prison. In December, he… Read More
In a set of memos sent to the Hocking College Community on Wednesday, the Board of Trustees detailed its plan for selecting the next president of the college. The college is working to form a Presidential Search Advisory and Screening Committee which will assist in the selection of the next Hocking College president. The committee… Read More
The Athens County Commissioners agreed to donate an easement for construction of the Columbus Road bike path spur being pursued by the city of Athens. City officials met with commissioners on Thursday about the easement. Although city officials asked that it be donated, they also indicated a willingness to get an appraisal if the county… Read More
In this video, WOUB’s Nicole Schneider talks with members of comedy troupe Black Sheep Improv and captures a bit of the group’s recent rehearsal and performance. Based at Ohio University, Black Sheep Improv consists of two groups that perform free shows every Thursday night at the Baker Center Theater. In addition, the troupe regularly offers… Read More
The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court says the number of uncontested judicial races in Ohio is one more reason to consider appointing rather than electing judges. Justice Maureen O'Connor hopes the recent election renews interest in a system where judges are appointed, then face a retention election to keep their jobs. … Read More