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Jordan Dartis

Ohio Bobcats Film Room: Preston leads Ohio past Iona

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Ohio stayed unbeaten in the 2019-20 season on Wednesday night with a 81-72 win over Iona. Jason Preston was the main guy offensively for the Bobcats, posting a career-high 27 points. His 10 made field goals were also a career high. All 10 made field goals can be viewed in the video below. Preston made… Read More

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Tomcats Find Themselves in Familiar Situation Ahead of Regional Semi-Finals

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On Friday night, the Trimble Tomcats (11-0), highlighted by their dominant senior class, will suit up in what could be their final game in a high school uniform. Of course, the Mohawk Mafia doesn’t want to come up empty-handed again. Under head coach Phil Faires, the Tomcats have made the playoffs for the last 10… Read More

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Kari Gunter-Seymour Organized Collection ‘Essentially Athens’ Launch Dec. 8


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The City of Athens and Kari Gunter-Seymour, local poet, photographer and Athens Poet Laureate are proud to announce the publication of “Essentially Athens Ohio,” a place-based collection of poetry, story, song and fine art celebrating all that is the heart and hearth of Athens and Athens county. “I came to Athens for my undergrad and… Read More

Jason Preston

Ohio Men’s Basketball: Jason Preston has broke out in 2019

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After only scoring 6.0 PPG and 3.4 APG his Freshman season, Jason Preston has exploded offensively. Through three games, Preston has scored 18 PPG grabbed 9 RPG and dished out 9.7 APG. He also hasn’t sat out during either of Ohio’s road upsets this season. Head Coach Jeff Boals and Sophomore Forward Ben Vander Plas… Read More

Earwig Returns to Athens Nov. 15

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Why Earwig isn’t more popular is a mystery to the many music fans who have been indoctrinated by the band’s skillful, intellectual-yet-sometimes-raucous stylings. The group’s most recent release, Pause For the Jets, is tuneful, visceral, and deeply enjoyable, all at once. WOUB spoke to Lizard McGee, the founder of the group (which splits it’s members… Read More

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Ohio Volleyball: Bobcats prep for final regular season games

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Ohio Volleyball ends their regular season this weekend at the Convocation Center. They host Buffalo on Friday at 7:00 P.M. and Akron at 5:00 P.M. Saturday is also the Bobcats senior night. Hear from Juniors Tia Jimerson and Vera Giacomazzi about what the seniors mean to them. Jimerson is also coming off a weekend where… Read More

Lindsay Jordan

Morgantown, WV’s Lindsay Jordan to Make Athens Debut Nov. 16

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Morgantown, WV’s musician (and photographer) Lindsay Jordan will make her Athens debut at Casa Cantina (6 West State Street) on Saturday, November 16, performing on the same bill as Jesse Henry and the High Definitions. Jordan’s debut self-titled EP is rife with observations about Appalachian life that walk the often thin line between humor and… Read More

Man Charged in Heroin-Laced Vape Sickness


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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Police in West Virginia say they have identified another source of suspected heroin-laced vaping solutions that sickened two high school students. Morgantown Police Chief Ed Preston on Thursday said an ongoing investigation of the overdoses has led to charges against 23-year-old Tristan Clay Anderson. Authorities say officers pulled Anderson over Wednesday… Read More

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Nurses at Cabell Huntington Hospital Vote to Unionize

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Officials say registered nurses at Cabell Huntington Hospital have voted to unionize. Service Employees International Union spokeswoman Sherri McKinney told The Herald-Dispatch that voting ended Wednesday night with an “overwhelming majority” in favor of being represented. The vote means 900 registered nurses will join about 870 other employees represented by SEIU…. Read More

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State Agency Says Suicide Deaths Rose 45% Since 2007 in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Department of Health says the number of suicides in Ohio increased 45% from 2007 to 2018 and by more than half for young people. Republican Gov. Mike DeWine responded to Wednesday’s report by saying his RecoveryOhio initiative seeks to address mental illness and issues leading to suicide. Findings in… Read More