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Last week Vinton County Lady Vikings head coach Rod Bentley said in order to beat Alexander they needed to eat right, get a good night’s sleep and pray. It’d be hard to doubt that they didn’t do all of those, it didn’t matter. Alexander was just unstoppable tonight winning its 10th straight 68-25. Even with… Read More
The Waterford Lady Wildcats (13-2) showed why they’re the number one team in division IV basketball in their 63-23 win over the Federal Hocking Lady Lancers (7-9) Monday night. Led by junior forward Alli Kern’s 15 points, the Lady Wildcats extended their win streak against conference opponents to five games. With 10 of their 11… Read More
After losing two of their last three, Jesse Addis and the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes made a statement with a 56-40 dismantling of the Meigs Lady Marauders on Monday night. On the back of the Lady Buckeyes (13-4) warmup uniforms, in block lettering it reads “the team above all” and that mentality could not have… Read More
A partnership between two local medical groups was approved by the Ohio University Board of Trustees, which will consolidate the OhioHealth Athens Medical Associates and University Medical Associates. The new organization, as announced by Trustee Chair David Wolfort, will be OhioHealth Physician Group Heritage College. University Medical Associates has 35 physicians and four nurse practitioners… Read More
On January 21, 2017, half a million people came together to march for women’s rights and to have their voice heard. More than 600 marches, in other cities, states and countries, were also held as a show of solidarity with the March on Washington.
Jan. 22, the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium played host to an installment of the celebrated Mountain Stage with Larry Groce. The night featured performances from Chely Wright, KT Tunstall, Mark Erelli, Johnny Staats accompanied by Robert Shafer, and Athens’ own J.D. Hutchison and Realbilly Jive. Check out these photos snapped during the live, broadcast performance, all by WOUB’s Erin Clark.
Carry Me Ohio is a haunting examination of Southeast Ohio, told through the camera lens of Ohio University School of Visual Communication alumnus Matt Eich. The photos examine Nelsonville, Russellville, Shade, Guysville, Chauncey, Glouster, Athens, Hocking Hills, Vinton County, Columbus and other nearby areas. Oftentimes the pictures capture the gritty realities of poverty that many… Read More
Do You Love Science? Enter the Emperor Science Award program for a chance to work with a mentoring scientist to explore the world of cancer research. The Emperor Science Award program is committed to helping all students that have a passion for science join the next generation of cancer researchers. Through this award program, 100… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Police in Ohio’s capital say they are seeking a man who got away after firing at police. Columbus Police say an officer returned fire early Sunday, but it’s not believed that the suspect was hit. Police say officers on routine patrol began following a vehicle at 1:44 a.m. EST. They say… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Department of Education statistics show the number of charter schools in the state dropped in 2016 for the third straight year, and the number of students attending the schools also decreased. The Columbus Dispatch reports the department’s charter directory lists 362 charters, which is down 8.4 percent from its peak… Read More