Stories tagged with: OSU

March 30, 2014 - 3:53pm
16 weeks 5 days ago

A lengthy legal and political battle looms after Regional Director Peter Sung Ohr grants Northwestern University college ball players the right to unionize.

For years college athletes have received compensation for their talents through scholarships. Ohr's decision to compensate players as school employees stems from the restrictions the school places on players, as well as the time players spend on training and games.

"I just think student athletes need a voice...

March 11, 2014 - 3:36pm
19 weeks 3 days ago

A confirmed mumps outbreak on the the Ohio State campus is causing growing concern to the surrounding areas.

Sixteen confirmed mumps cases were reported this morning, and with students on spring break, health officials fear the outbreak could spread to surrounding areas.

"Usually with outbreaks, breaks are good because it allows the infectious agent to go away," said Kristen Baker,South East Regional Epidemiologist. "However, because mumps has such a long...

December 9, 2013 - 5:22pm
32 weeks 3 days ago

Although their hopes of playing in the national championship game are over, the Ohio State Buckeyes will be heading to Florida in early January to play the Clemson Tigers in the Discover Orange Bowl. AAA has put together a 3 day package for Buckeye fans wanting to make the trip down to the Sunshine State. AAA Sales Manager, Rhoda Collins, says the charter air and land packages include a 3 night stay at the Boca Raton luxury resort Jan.1-4.

"If you go with the air and land package...

December 9, 2013 - 10:19am
32 weeks 4 days ago

While football fans cheered their way through Championship weekend for college football, Sunday was a waiting game to see where their teams would play in bowl games. 

Ohio has a lot to be excited about as four teams will represent the state in bowl games.

The 12-1 Ohio State Buckeyes (no. 7 BCS) will take on the 10-2 Clemson Tigers (no.12) from the Atlantic Coast Conference on January 3 in Miami as part of the 2014 Discover Orange Bowl. The game is set for 8:30 p.m. ...

October 18, 2013 - 4:33pm
40 weeks 8 hours ago

On Saturday, Oct. 26, Buffalo Wild Wings in Zanesville is hosting the annual Buck Icon Foundation's tailgating party for the OSU football game against Penn State. James Cotton, a former OSU football player who started the foundation, is inviting the community to join him and other former OSU and NFL players to support a good cause.

"We'll be raffling off two tickets to Ohio State's last home game which is a very important game, it's senior appreciation day and it's a great...

June 17, 2013 - 4:33am
1 year 5 weeks ago

The OSU Alumni Club of Muskingum County will hold its 14th Annual Scholarship Auction on Thursday, June 20, at the VFW Post 1058, 1318 Putnam Avenue in Zanesville. The event will include both live and silent auctions for a variety of sports memorabilia and other valuable merchandise donated by area businesses, organizations, and individuals, and will also feature Jonathan Waters, Director of The Ohio State University Marching Band, as the guest speaker of the evening. Attendees can...

June 14, 2013 - 4:25pm
1 year 5 weeks ago

The Ohio State University Alumni Association of Muskingum County is preparing for their 14th Annual Scholarship Auction at the VFW Post 1058 in Zanesville coming up on June 20.

"We invite anybody and everybody to come out, it's a family event. Tickets are $20. You can get them in advance at Tom's Print Shop or any of our board members," said Terry Kopchak, President of the OSUACMC.

Earlier this year, the association awarded $7,000 worth of scholarships to 13 future and...

March 16, 2013 - 5:12pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

The Washington Twp. Fire Department is using a training simulator on a 40 ft., semi-truck to help firefighters, rescue personnel, and farmers prepare for grain bin emergencies.

"Grain is a biological product, it's not like gravel or sand. It's going to change, expand, it may mold or go out of condition, there could be bugs. So the farmer really needs to protect his investment, he needs to go in and monitor that so when we say, you're going to enter a bin, you need to do...

May 30, 2011 - 9:42am
3 years 8 weeks ago

The Associated Press is reporting that Ohio State Football Coach Jim Tressel has resigned as head football coach.

The University made the announcement Monday morning. Tressel said in a statement that he met with University officials and agreed that it is in Ohio State's best interest that he resign.

The school said Luke Fickell, an assistant head coach under Tressel, will serve as interim head coach for the 2011-2012 season.

University President E. Gordon Gee said the...

November 27, 2010 - 3:46pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

A sea of scarlet and gray took over both Buffalo Wild Wings and the Barn early Saturday for the game most Ohio State Football fans look forward to all season long.

Ohio State took to the field to face Michigan for their 107th meeting between the two teams. While the rivalry may have suffered this season due to the Wolverines 3-4 record in the Big 10, it didn't seem to matter for fans.

"Pretty excited," said Callie Canter. "Michigan's not very good so it shouldn't...

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