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The Ohio Bobcats sent 14 wrestlers to Annapolis, Md., this weekend to compete in the Navy Classic, and as a team finished third out of the 13 teams that were represented. The Bobcats totaled 105.5 points, an improvement over their sixth place finish in last year’s Navy Classic. The Green and White had two first… Read More
No. 5 Western Michigan defeats No. 8 Buffalo 3-0 (25-22, 25-18, 25-19) The Western Michigan Broncos (19-13) edged the Buffalo Bulls (16-15) in just about every aspect of the game to advance to the second round of the tournament. The Broncos and Bulls were almost even in terms of blocking and side-out percentage and both… Read More
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that killed a pedestrian on Radford Road. According to the news release by the Athens Post of the Highway Patrol, Richard Syracuse was hit by a vehicle while crossing the road around 9:39 p.m. on Friday. The Patrol identified the driver of the vehicle as Sarah… Read More
Public safety officials in at least three southeastern Ohio counties are urging people to be careful while driving due to icy road conditions. Athens, Vinton and Hocking counties sent out alerts advising people about the dangerous road conditions. A portion of westbound U.S. Route 33 is closed from mile marker 7 due to a number… Read More
photo: Scott Winland Bars sometimes have their own niche of clientele, but for The Union Bar & Grill's regular patrons there is no niche — everyone is welcome. Some who have frequented the historic venue in Athens have come away with a special connection, be it to the music or even love, and after last… Read More
Country music legend Merle Haggard has been booked to appear at the Nelsonville Music Festival in May.
On Friday, Stuart's Opera House made its first round of lineup announcements for the festival, including Haggard.
Others to appear at the festival are art-rock guitar virtuoso St. Vincent and rising Americana act Trampled By Turtles.
Stop me if you’ve heard this before; the Athens offense is really, really good. The Bulldogs (13-0) defeated the St. Francis DeSales Stallions (10-3), 52-20 on Friday in the Div. III Regional Final of the OHSAA State Tournament. The Bulldogs lost in this round of the playoffs each of the past two seasons but the… Read More