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Louisiana State University quarterback lifts very heavy Heisman Trophy

Southeast Ohio native Joe Burrow set for next challenge

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ATHENS, OH — “The Heisman. The National Championship. The No.1  draft pick — it almost seems even crazier to me,” Athens head coach Nathan White said, who was Joe Burrow’s offensive coordinator from 2012-2014. “What he means to Athens is almost hard to describe. And the coolest part for me is that Joe started as… Read More

Athens high school baseball

HS spring sports canceled: Seniors react to saddening news

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ATHENS, OH — The disbelief. “You know it’s going to happen, but it doesn’t feel real,” Athens high school Track and Field senior McKenna Bruce said. That your senior season has been taken away. “Why us? Why this class? I was looking forward to so many things,” Athens high school Track and Field senior Caroline… Read More

Javon Hagan walks off the field during the Bobcats 45-25 loss to Louisiana on September 21, 2019..

Former Ohio Bobcat Javon Hagan preparing for NFL’s first virtual draft

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ATHENS, OH — There is no choice but to adapt. “We just have to learn how to overcome this obstacle, not as just athletes but as human beings just in general. We will be faced with obstacles in life so we just have to learn to overcome them,” former Ohio Bobcat safety Javon Hagan said…. Read More

virtual spirit week

Athens School District does first-ever virtual spirit week

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ATHENS, OH (WOUB) — Everyone is trying to think and stay positive during the COVID-19 pandemic. To uplift spirits, Athens Superintendent Tom Gibbs and Athletic Director Rick Guimond created a virtual spirit week using the hashtag #InThisTogetherBulldogs to encourage students to stay connected during these trying times. “It’s tough to keep in contact with our… Read More

Athens Track celebrating after a meet

HS Track and Field: Bulldogs create Virtual Meets

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ATHENS, OH — “I tell the kids you’re writing your own story for this season,” Athens Track and Field head coach Adam Gonczy said. The story of this year’s Athens Track and Field team will be different from years past. With COVID-19 suspending all spring sports, Gonczy has created virtual meets for his team to… Read More

Federal Hocking Lancers St Joseph Flyers

Federal Hocking Senior Brad Russell heading to Muskingum for basketball

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ATHENS, OH — Three simple, yet powerful words. “I would say probably the biggest thing is to never give up,” Federal Hocking senior Brad Russell said. Senior Brad Russell had every reason to want to give up. His freshmen year at Federal Hocking, the Lancers didn’t win a single game. The following year, just two. His… Read More

The Marching 110 playing before Ohios Homecoming game

Marching 110 Virtual Video Goes Viral: The Story Behind It

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ATHENS, Ohio  (WOUB) — Instead of playing at events like a bowl game or MAC basketball tournament, students of the Marching 110 are back at home bringing an unprecedented challenge. “From there just seeing how we can operate and get somethings accomplished with everyone being gone,” Marching 110 Band Director Dr. Richard Suk said. And… Read More

MAC Tournament: Coronavirus’ Impact on Players and Fans

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CLEVELAND, OH — The Coronavirus has altered sporting events across the country — limiting or eliminating spectators at tournament games. The question is how nearly empty arenas would impact the players. But for Ohio, they actually had the loudest crowd here in Cleveland with the assist to the Ohio Men’s basketball team. “I’m glad we’re… Read More

Kobe Bryant passes away at the age of 41

Kobe Bryant: Ohio Bobcat athletes, coaches and students react to Bryant’s tragic passing

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ATHENS, OH — Kobe Bryant was a global icon. A basketball ambassador. And a player that every athlete aspired to be. “Growing up, (Kobe) was always my idol,” Ohio women’s basketball guard Erica Johnson said. “So just sad about that and hearing that his daughter — finding out an hour later that his daughter was… Read More

Ohio celebrates bowl victory

Ohio Football: Fans travel across the country to see Bobcats play in Boise

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BOISE, Idaho — How excited were Ohio fans when they found out the Bobcats would be playing in Boise, Idaho? “I was jumping up and down,” Ohio alumni Kayla Gross said. “I’m not going to lie, I was so excited.” Ohio alumni Kayla Gross was praying that the Bobcats would play in Boise because… “I… Read More

Ohio Football: The past and present in Boise for the Bobcats

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BOISE, ID — The Bobcats are back in Boise. “Obviously we’ve been to this bowl before and had a great experience there,” head coach Frank Solich said. “We were treated really well, the people were great.” Boise is the place where Solich and Ohio’s bowl success began. A thrilling 24-23 win over Utah State in… Read More

Albertsons Tackle Hunger poster

Ohio Football: Bobcats take part in Albertsons Tackle Hunger event in Boise

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BOISE, ID — Ohio’s trip to Boise began at Bishop Kelly High School for the Albertson’s Tackle Hunger event. Thanks to Ohio and Nevada, the two schools combined to put together over 40,000 meals for families in the local community. “We got all together and put teamwork in to get 40,000 meals for kids across… Read More

Bobcats Football OShaan Allison

Ohio Football: Bobcats’ offense explodes for season-high 66 points in win over BG

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ATHENS, OH — The Mid-American Conference has a new all-time wins King, and that man is Frank Solich and boy did he do it in style. Seven different Bobcats scored a touchdown against Bowling Green as Ohio scored a season-high 66 points in their blowout win over the Falcons. “We definitely feel like this is… Read More