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Ohio baseball earned two Mid-American Conference Players of the Week honors. Junior second baseman Ty Black earned MAC East Player of the Week, and senior pitcher Jake Miller won MAC East Pitcher of the Week. Black hit .600 over three starts, putting up an impressive stat line to start the season with nine hits and… Read More
Lace up your shoes and get ready for this weeks photo recap. We take you through a few basketball games, the 24th Annual River City Blues Competition, and the Annual Good Work Walk held in Athens. As always, thanks for looking and see you next week!
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Federal prosecutors in Ohio will ask a judge to revoke the bond for one of four men accused of raising money for a former al-Qaida leader. Court officials say Sultane Room Salim has twice violated terms of his release, including briefly leaving a Columbus mosque during prayer services while he was… Read More
CINCINNATI (AP) – Authorities are investigating an activist group’s release of personal information about Cincinnati police officers. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Anonymous Anon Verdict announced in a video Sunday that it had released personal data about police including the chief and officers involved in a fatal shooting last week. The group says it will… Read More
At 2:00 p.m. Monday, the Mid-American Conference released the 2016 Football schedule via Twitter. Ohio will begin its season on Saturday, Sep. 3 when Texas State comes to Peden for the Bobcats home opener. The following week, Ohio goes on the road for a two game road trip against tougher out-of-conference opponents in Kansas and… Read More
Ohio forward, Antonio Campbell, was announced as MAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for the second week in a row, after another dominating week on the court. Campbell averaged a team-high of 24.5 points and 15.5 rebounds last week leading the Bobcats to another pair of Mid-American Conference wins. Ohio has now won five… Read More
It’s 3:30 p.m. on Friday, and Angela is making her daughter some canned Campbell’s chicken noodle soup. Her daughter, Danielle, takes off her shoes and coat and snuggles in on the couch after a day at school. Angela heats up the stove, pours the contents of the can into a small pot and starts stirring… Read More
In this episode of “Conversations from Studio B”, host Kelee Riesbeck talks with Amir Farnoud, researcher at OHIO’s Russ College of Engineering and Technology, about the his investigation into hookah smoking. Hookah smoking is on the rise in the United States among teens and millennials, some of whom believe it’s an acceptable alternative to cigarette… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Planned Parenthood is criticizing Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s decision to sign a bill into law cutting off state funding for the agency. Kasich signed legislation to strip government money from Planned Parenthood in Ohio on Sunday. The move from the Republican presidential candidate was expected, but he made it official Sunday. It comes… Read More
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Wildlife officials in West Virginia have proposed regulations to allow hunters to kill more white-tailed deer, black bears and turkeys in the fall. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Division of Natural Resources biologists made the proposal Sunday in South Charleston during the quarterly meeting of the state Natural Resources Commission, a… Read More
PINE GROVE, W.Va. (AP) – Environmental regulators are looking into an oil spill in a northern West Virginia creek. Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Kelly Gillenwater tells media outlets that heat transfer oil spilled from a MarkWest Energy’s Mobley natural gas processing plant in Wetzel County on Saturday morning. MarkWest Energy said in a statement… Read More
WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A series of job and resource fairs co-hosted by U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin kicks off this week in Wheeling. The West Virginia Democrat says in a news release that his staff will attend an event Tuesday at Wheeling Jesuit University’s McDonough Hall Gym. More than 25 service organizations looking for volunteers… Read More
SEBRING, Ohio (AP) – A village official in northeastern Ohio says they’ve spent some $70,000 trying to combat lead-contaminated drinking water. Sebring’s village manager tells WFMJ-TV in Youngstown that most of the money has spent on engineering fees since the middle of January. Plans are in place to begin treating the water to prevent leaching… Read More
In this episode of Hardwood Heroes, our reporters recap the end of some teams seasons, highlight tournament action and feature the Drayer family dynasty.