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Everything is coming together for Ohio football just in time for its homecoming matchup with archrival Miami (OH). Ohio coach Frank Solich felt optimistic about injury situation of key players such as Derrius Vick, Jovon Johnson, Terrell Basham and Casey Sayles. Even with the injury issues, the Bobcats (4-1, 1-0) have made due and found… Read More
Once again, Athens steampunk enthusiasts gathered for the annual Steampunk Spectacle Masquerade Ball, held Sept. 26 at Central Venue. WOUB’s Nicole Schneider attended the event, which featured creative costumes and props, as well as music from local band Boys of the Hock.
Two weeks ago, the Sheridan Generals (4-2, 4-0) were not sitting far away from the Philo Electrics (3-3, 2-2) in the MVL standings. But all of that changed last week when the Generals beat Maysville 14-6 to stay undefeated in Conference play. This week, they have to prove that win wasn’t just a fluke. In… Read More
Ohio University Homecoming Weekend is here, with posters and throwback photos advertising the “Same Bricks, Different Stories” theme. Coincidentally, even more stories are hitting those brick streets this week. Literally, whenever an Athens Public Transit bus rolls by. On the Bus is a new program that merges public transportation and poetry, featuring typographic interpretations of… Read More
Coming up on Friday’s show, we share the story of River Valley senior Tyler Twyman. After an injury ended his senior season, his teammates have taken turns wearing his No. 1 jersey on Friday nights. Twyman has also found a new role for himself since he cannot contribute on the field.
Bobcat field hockey returns to the turf for the weekend, and the team will start with a Mid-American Conference matchup, then take an out-of-conference break against the Missouri State Bears and Michigan State Spartans, respectively. The Bobcats (5-5, 1-0) sit in second place in the early days of MAC play, behind the Miami RedHawks (7-6,… Read More
The only thing that is certain in the TVC-Hocking this year, is uncertainty. Perhaps no two teams embody the depth of the conference in 2015 better than the Belpre Golden Eagles (4-2) and the Miller Falcons (5-1). Both teams have only one conference loss at this point in the season and second place will be… Read More
Three weeks ago I was tailgating with a large group of friends on our college campus. Our senses were surrounded by: tables butted together and loaded down with tailgating food, laughter, an abundance of beverages, sizzling meats on the grill, the college band, rain in the air, cheering, traffic, children playing, and, conversations of every… Read More
For the 93rd time, Jackson (5-1, 1-0) and Logan (6-0, 0-0) are set to meet, and once again, a Southeastern Ohio Athletic League title is seemingly on the line. Last season, an undefeated Jackson team steamrolled Logan 42-7, propelling the Ironmen to the League title. This time around, the narrative is different. Logan is the… Read More
Alexander (5-1, 3-0) and River Valley (5-1, 2-1) find themselves unfamiliar territory: the top of the TVC-Ohio. The Spartans, who are currently tied for the top spot with Meigs, find themselves in the midst of a four-game winning streak during which they are averaging 31.5 points per contest. Alexander’s success has stemmed from its ability… Read More
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) – A fired Ohio island police chief has been found not guilty of blocking a sexual assault investigation involving one of his former officers. Former Put-in-Bay chief Ric Lampela was cleared on two of three charges against him on Wednesday. The judge who issued the not-guilty verdicts is expected to rule… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Marshall University’s Presidential Search Committee has identified three finalists following a national search. The university announced Wednesday that the three finalists are Mississippi State University Provost and Executive Vice President Jerome Gilbert, Oregon Institute of Technology President Christopher Maples and University of Southern Mississippi Professor and former Provost and Vice President… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio bill that seeks to expand access to treatment for certain sexually transmitted diseases has cleared the state Senate. The proposal would let doctors prescribe medication to their patients’ partners without first examining them. Currently, licensed providers in Ohio must first examine patients before prescribing them antibiotics. The legislation, which… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Republican leader of the Ohio Senate says he won’t join the race for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Speaker John Boehner, but he’s keeping his options open for a statewide bid. Sen. Keith Faber told reporters on Wednesday that his wife, family and friends determined that it wasn’t… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – An appeals court says the city of Columbus was within its rights when it declared a hotel a nuisance and shut it down for a year. Ohio’s Tenth District Court of Appeals affirmed a Franklin County Municipal Court’s order that the Red Carpet Inn on the city’s north side be shuttered… Read More