COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) - The Wittenberg University men's basketball team was honored by Ohio Governor John R. Kasich during a reception held at the Governor's Residence on Tuesday afternoon.
Several members of the Wittenberg team and coaching staff attended the event. With its trip to the NCAA Division III semifinals, the Wittenberg Tigers were one of eight Ohio teams advancing to the "Sweet 16" in their respective tournament.
Serving as emcee for the event was special guest Clark Kellogg, an Ohio State University basketball legend, OSU board member and CBS basketball announcer.
In March 2012, Ohio became the first state in NCAA basketball tournament history to send four teams-the Ohio State University, Ohio University, Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati-to the Men's Division 1 "Sweet 16." In addition, the Men's Division III basketball teams from Wittenberg University and the College of Wooster, as well as women's basketball teams from Ashland University (Division II) and the University of Mount Union (Division III) all advanced to or beyond the "Sweet 16" during the 2011-12 season.
A 29-year-old Farmersville man is dead after he was attacked Friday at the downtown RTA bus hub.
Fifty names were read as families mourned their loved ones who were victims of violence.
"Eugene Gall needs to spend every single day of the rest of his natural life in the penitentiary," said Prosecutor Mat Heck.
We're looking into what it takes to become a security guard in Ohio.
The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on its bailout of General Motors, but still says the alternative would have been much worse.