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A Look Back At The 3rd Annual Gridiron Glory Media Day

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Gridiron Glory’s third annual Media Day on Sunday brought roughly 80 players and coaches from area high schools to the campus of Ohio University in preparation of the upcoming 2018 season. Fourteen different teams from all four of Gridiron Glory’s conferences were represented at the event. Players left Media Day with a package of gifts… Read More

Ohio Outlasts Eastern Michigan in Double Overtime Slugfest

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The Ohio Bobcats (3-1) overcame their first hurdle in booking consecutive trips to the Mid-American Conference title game Saturday with a 27-20 double-overtime road victory over the Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-1). A season ago, Brogan Roback led an Eagles comeback by tossing two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to hand Ohio its first conference loss… Read More

Alexander Smacks Federal Hocking in First Game

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The seniors at Alexander have seen the Spacer Trophy reside in Albany the past three years. After a convincing 42-6 win over the rival Lancers Thursday night, Albany is where it will stay. The Spartans entered the opening night under the lights with nine straight losses following a 1-9 season. Federal Hocking hosted its archrival… Read More

West Union Businesses Suffer from Construction Whiplash

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ATHENS, Ohio — Just when businesses on West Union St. thought their construction headaches were over: bam! “I would say this is worse than what we had before; it’s directly in front of my store,” said Mary Cheadle, owner of Uptown Dog and 10 West Clothing about new construction that began this week. “You can’t… Read More

Athens-Based International Travelers Skeptical of Electronics Ban

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ATHENS, Ohio — Some Ohio University faculty and staff affected by the Department of Homeland Security ban on certain onboard electronics are not sure the new rule is about preventing terrorist attacks. Under the new rules, those flying to the U.S. from 10 airports in eight Middle Eastern countries are barred from bringing devices larger… Read More