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Sometimes the smallest thing can make the biggest impact. At least this is the case with Meredith Ashy. Ohio’s libero is the smallest player on the Bobcats’ roster at 5-foot-8, but she makes up for it with her impressive defensive play. “It’s hard to even quantify her impact because it is so big,” Ohio volleyball… Read More
City Council members commend Athens for their quick response to the fire on Union Street that left about 40 students without places to stay and closed several businesses. The fire was first reported on Sunday morning around four when officials say a large fire broke out in the alley behind Union and Court Street. Businesses… Read More
Monday proved to be a fun day for many students in Circleville. They didn't have to go to school and played in the snow. For the Circleville Department of Transportation however the snow day meant more work. The early winter display came as the workers are still busy picking up leaves. The snowfall also raised… Read More
Ohio football will be playing in new threads Tuesday night when it takes on Northern Illinois in the team’s annual Bobcat Blackout game. The team revealed its updated blackout uniforms in a video on Saturday. The new look features changes to all parts of the uniform. The helmet has new striping running along the… Read More
Charity efforts began almost immediately after flames erupted and destroyed five buildings on Union Street Sunday morning. Those efforts include area organizations as well as online movements. The American Red Cross brought toiletries for the more than 30 displaced Ohio University students and provided coffee and breakfast for the emergency responders. What they would have… Read More
Snow falls on Ohio University's campus as students shuffle to class with hoods up and faces down. The quiet scuffle of everyday routines and morning coffee runs is in sharp contrast to the fiery scene on West Union Street Sunday morning. "It's completely gone. Like, I have nothing now," Union Street apartment tenant Cecily Sexton… Read More
Residents of the far ends of West Union Street and South Couth Street are being allowed to return to their homes. The Sunday morning fire damaged five buildings and shut a portion of West Union Street between Court and Congress streets. The south side of W. Union is open to pedestrians. The city is allowing… Read More
Ohio’s Karin Bull helped the 24th-ranked Bobcats (23-4, 16-0 MAC) clinch its second straight Mid-American Conference regular season title last weekend, and earned herself MAC-East offensive Player of the Week honors on Monday. The Bobcats posted a 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-14) sweep of East Division rival Bowling Green on Nov. 14, then swept past rival… Read More
Ohio swimmer and junior standout Addy Ferguson was named Mid-American Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Week on Monday for her performance in the Bobcats' dual meet against Marshall. Ferguson won three individual events in Friday’s meet. She won the 100-yard and 200-yard backstrokes with times of 56 .92 seconds and 2:05.02, respectively. She was also… Read More
Last season the Bobcats put up a Mid-American Conference record 810 3-pointers. Carter Eckl takes a look at how important the trey will be in the Bobcats offense gameplan this season.
Brad Friedman takes a closer look at the numbers behind Ohio Volleyball's monstrous streak.
Host of The Bobcat Sports Showcase Morgan Overbey sat down with head coach Saul Phillips to talk a little Men's Basketball. The 'Cat's are set to begin regular season play on Saturday, November 15th against Appalachian State.
The Athens music community was rocked by Sunday's news that a section of West Union Street was consumed by fire, impacting longtime music venues The Union Bar & Grill and Jackie O's Pub & Brewery.
While Jackie O's Brewpub plans to reopen soon, The Union's future is uncertain.
WOUB reached out to current and former Athens musicians and Union regulars to get their thoughts on Sunday's fire and one of the region's most storied music venues.