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Ohio Baseball's Joe Rock threw a no-hitter on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 against Morehead State. Ohio split the two games with the Eagles (Photo: Nick Viland/WOUB)

Joe Rock(ies): Colorado Selects Bobcat Ace Pitcher In MLB Draft

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An Ohio University Baseball ace is going to play professionally. The Colorado Rockies drafted left-hander Joe Rock as the 68th overall draft pick in the Competitive Balance Round B of the MLB Draft.  Rock is the highest-drafted pitcher in Ohio history since Dave Tobik back in 1974. “Congrats to Joe Rock on… Read More

A display of fireworks in a store in central Ohio

Bill To Legalize Fireworks In Ohio Implodes As DeWine Vetoes It

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COLUMBUS (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine has vetoed a bill that was passed by a large majority of legislators that would have allowed Ohioans to set off the big fireworks they can legally purchase here in Ohio. The bill would have allowed Ohioans who now must promise to take fireworks out of state to… Read More

Quicken Loans Arena, now Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, during 2016 NBA Finals

Sports Betting Awaits Ohio Lawmakers After Summer Break

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COLUMBUS (Statehouse News Bureau) — With the budget bill signed into law, legislators are looking ahead for the next big issues to be tackled after summer break. Among the conversations that’ll take place between now and when lawmakers return will be the future of sports betting in Ohio. While approaching the June 30 budget deadline, the… Read More

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Ohio University Graduate Chuck Stewart Honored by SFJAZZ DRAFT

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Earlier this summer, SFJAZZ, the organization that has produced the San Francisco Jazz Festival for almost 40 years, unveiled a public installation made up of 31 large scale black and white photographs taken by Ohio University graduate Chuck Stewart in the windows of the vacant San Francisco Unified School District building in San Francisco’s Hayes… Read More