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Beyond The Court: Trimble’s Angel Watches from the Best Seat in the House

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This week, we dive into the story of Kaylyn Hill, and her contribution to the spirit of the Trimble Tomcats community. Suffering from Nemaline Myopathy, Hill was tightly involved with the Tomcats basketball team. With her support, the Tomcats were an unstoppable force. When she passed, the Trimble community ensured that her memory and determination… Read More

Ohio's Ben Vander Plas attempts a layup in the first half of the Bobcats' game against Akron on Feb. 25, 2022.

Akron spoils Ohio Men’s Basketball’s senior night

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio men’s basketball team had their senior night spoiled as the Akron Zips delivered their second loss in three games in the home stretch of the regular season. Ohio honored seniors John Tenerowicz, Tommy Schmock, Jason Carter, and Ben Vander Plas as they took the court in the Convo for… Read More

Beyond The Court: Meigs High School Students and the Home Court Advantage They Create

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When you hear the term “Home Court Advantage”, Meigs truly embodies the ideology. A packed student crowd fills the Marauders gym for home games, and at times, can be a deafening environment to play in. From the words of boys’ coach Jeremy Hill, “They work just as hard as the players do, and that atmosphere… Read More

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Beyond the Court: Federal Hocking senior conquers the adversity of a frightening accident

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STEWART, Ohio (WOUB) — Lane Smith is a senior forward for the Federal Hocking Lancers. He had grown up with a basketball in his hand, but in his eighth grade year, a devastating setback occurred. “I got shot with a BB gun. The BB went up through my eye and into my brain,” said Smith…. Read More

Keagan Swope, 14, of the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes drives towards the hoop during the Buckeyes game against the Meigs Marauders, in Pomeroy, Ohio, on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. The Marauders went on to win 70-66.

Meigs Bounces Back Against Nelsonville-York In Late Game Thriller

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POMEROY, Ohio (WOUB) — After dropping an important game with conference title applications against Vinton County, the Meigs Marauders bounced back with some late game heroics against Nelsonville-York. The Buckeyes spent a significant portion of their season with many key pieces out of the lineup, but Friday’s game marked the first game where they were relatively… Read More

Beyond The Court: Athens City Schools sets future plans for equity and diversity

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Athens City School District announced its future strategies to ensure equity and diversity within its buildings. The newly announced diversity plan came after racial tensions at Athens High School last year sparked an investigation. A third party conducted an equity audit of the school district. “We had a couple of… Read More

Eastern High School Student Welcomed with Open Arms After Beating Cancer

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REEDSVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — Community members of Reedsville gathered to welcome an Eastern High School student ahead of Eastern’s boys basketball game against Southern Friday. Braylyn Johnson, 14, played basketball and baseball for the Eagles until he started to feel some pain and discomfort in his legs in May of 2021. What seemed to be… Read More

Ohio's Lunden McDay (15), Jason Carter (30) and Ben Vander Plas (5) huddle following a basket in Ohio's game against Robert Morris.

Multiple Bobcats shine in double-digit victory over Robert Morris

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) –  The Ohio Bobcats remain undefeated to start their 2021-22 campaign, with a brilliant display from many different players that gave the Bobcats the edge over the Robert Morris Colonials. Ohio came into Monday night’s game in The Convo on a two-game winning streak to start the year with wins against quality… Read More

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Wheelersburg upsets top seed in the region to move to regional finals

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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WOUB) — The second time the Wheelersburg Pirates and the Ironton Fighting Tigers faced each other was just 13 weeks later. After a 40-6 blowout from Ironton early in the season, this game came with its own set of challenges. The main one being turnovers. On the Tigers second play of the game… Read More

Wheelersburg gets its revenge with playoff victory over Ridgewood

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ohio (WOUB) — After losing to the Ridgewood Generals in the playoffs for the past two seasons, the Wheelersburg Pirates finally got their vengeance in a tough comeback victory. It was a cold evening at Ridgewood highschool, as the Pirates came into the quarterfinal locked in to right their wrongs in years past…. Read More

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Waverly’s season ended by Clinton-Massie for second season in a row

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CLARKSVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — The Waverly Tigers clashed with the Clinton-Massie Falcons looking for a different result than last year’s heartbreaking defeat, but they could not get the job done Friday as they fell to the Falcons for the second season straight in the playoffs. Waverly’s senior stars Wade Futhey, Will Futhey, and Penn Morrison… Read More

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Wheelersburg survives fierce test from Portsmouth West to advance in Region 19

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WHEELERSBURG, Ohio (WOUB) – The Wheelersburg Pirates had a grueling first round matchup against the Portsmouth West Senators, but clutch performances on both sides of the ball got them over the finish line to secure the victory. These two teams were familiar foes to one another, as they had clashed the week prior in the… Read More

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All-state kicker says special teams is Wheelersburg’s secret weapon

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WHEELERSBURG, Ohio (WOUB) — Braxton Sammons is a senior special teams specialist for the Wheelersburg Pirates. He made the preseason all-state second team after making six field goals and going 40/41 on extra points his junior season. Sammons kept pace again his senior year with six made field goals, finishing the regular season with 48… Read More

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Waverly survives a scare on Halloween playoff weekend with 18-point comeback over Valley View

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WAVERLY, Ohio (WOUB) — The 2021 OHSAA football playoffs have begun, and on opening night, the 12 seed Valley View Spartans traveled to Waverly to face off against the 5th seeded Waverly Tigers.  Waverly comes into this game with only one loss to Southern Ohio rivals Wheelersburg. The underdog Spartans come into Waverly at 5-5… Read More

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Waverly Bounces Back In Dominant Fashion Against Minford Falcons

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WAVERLY, Ohio (WOUB) – The Waverly Tigers bounced back with an elite performance to defeat the Minford Falcons in a convincing blowout. It was senior night for Waverly, as star players Wade Futhey, Will Futhey, Penn Morrison, and Mark Stulley made their final appearances at Raidiger field. After losing their first regular season game since… Read More

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Trial For Suspect In Kane Roush Murder Case Postponed Due To Defense Team Turmoil

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POMEROY, Ohio (WOUB) – The trial for the murder of former high school football star Kane Roush set to take place next week has been postponed due to turmoil within the suspect’s defense team. 21-year-old Jaquan Hall was indicted in July on four counts relating to Roush’s death, including aggravated murder. The trial was initially… Read More

Wheelersburg Upsets Undefeated Waverly, Jumps to First Place in Southern Ohio Conference

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WHEELERSBURG, Ohio (WOUB) — Waverly’s plans for an undefeated season were quickly spoiled on Friday night, as the Wheelersburg Pirates pulled off an upset in Gridiron Glory’s game of the week. The Tigers traveled down to Ed Miller Stadium and found themselves against a ferocious Pirates defense and an overwhelmingly loud home crowd. This was… Read More

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David Newell Visits Our Neighborhood To Talk About Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, His Role As “Mr. McFeely” And The Importance Of Public Broadcasting

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — David Newell, who is best known for portraying Speedy Delivery character “Mr. McFeely” on “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” visited Ohio University during Homecoming weekend.  Newell sat down with WOUB’s Destiniee Jaram and Curtis Feder to talk about his career, the legacy of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” and his family. Q: What were your… Read More

Alex Singley shoots the puck in the Bobcats' game against John Carroll on Sept. 25, 2021.

Ohio Bobcats Hockey Wows Bird Arena In Impressive Blowout

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ohio hockey team put together an outstanding opening weekend, starting the season with two dominant victories on their home ice against the John Carroll Blue Streaks. In their season opener Friday night, the Bobcats started their 2021-22 season campaign sizzling hot with an 8-1 victory, with five goals scored in… Read More

Futhey Duo Continues To Dominate, Secures 47-28 Victory Over Portsmouth West

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WAVERLY, Ohio (WOUB) – Led by the motivating pre-game speech of Coach Chris Crabtree, the Waverly Tigers (4-0) came into the game looking to extend their already impressive undefeated streak. However, the Portsmouth West Senators (3-2) proved that this would be no easy task. On their opening drive, the Senators advanced down the field for… Read More

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Waverly Prevails Over Portsmouth In Battle Of Southern Ohio Juggernauts

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WAVERLY, Ohio (WOUB) — It was a battle of two undefeated teams Friday night when the Waverly Tigers and the Portsmouth Trojans squared off. The Tigers opened the scoring with a Wade Futhey touchdown pass to Will Futhey giving them a 7-0 lead. But the Trojans and their potent rushing attack led by quarterback Drew… Read More

Athens Rout Alexander 41-14 To Grasp Their First Win On The Season

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Alexander Spartans (2-2) were looking to improve on a strong start as they travelled to face the Athens Bulldogs (1-3) Friday night. Field position was a dominating factor early on in this game. The Spartans stared each of their first three offensive drives inside their own 15-yard line and were… Read More

Waverly Overwhelms Unioto Defense, Move to 3-0

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (WOUB) — Charging onto the field, the Waverly Tigers (2-0) and the Unioto Shermans (0-2) matched each other in starting energy. However, out of the gate, the Tigers showed no mercy on the offensive side of the ball. On the first Waverly possession, the Tigers ran a jet-sweep handoff to Senior Penn Morrison… Read More