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February 18, 2004 - 12:59am
5 years 6 weeks ago
University of Findlay officials tell WHIZ that Dorian Bass is out of the hospital now. He blacked out during Findlay's last game and was taken to the hospital mid-game... but now the former John Glenn hoops star is OK.
February 17, 2004 - 1:20am
5 years 6 weeks ago
University of Findlay Sports Information Director David Burk told WHIZ that freshman guard Dorian Bass (John Glenn) was taken to a hospital during Findlay's game with Wayne State Monday.

Burk said Bass blacked out on the bench during the game after scoring ten points in nine minutes.

Burk added the freshman was carried off the court and EMS crews took him to the hospital. No other details were available. Burk said he did not know if Bass was suffering from any health...
February 17, 2004 - 12:44am
5 years 6 weeks ago
Cambridge Boys' Basketball coach Gene Ford tells WHIZ he has suspended two varsity and two JV players.

Ford and Cambridge Athletic Director Dave Gray say the four players are being investigated for underage consumption of alcohol.

Both Gray and Ford say they are meeting with authorities tomorrow. Neither would name the suspended students, citing that the players are minors.
February 13, 2004 - 1:18am
5 years 6 weeks ago
Ohio State hired Darrel Hazell (Muskingum '86) Thursday as wide receivers coach. Hazell, an all-American wide receiver for the Muskies in 1985, coached the past three seasons at Rutgers University, including last season as the team's assistant head coach. Hazell has coached at six other schools and interned for the Oakland Raiders in 1998.
February 13, 2004 - 12:52am
5 years 6 weeks ago
WHIZ has learned Newark native Shane Montgomery is a finalist for the Auburn University offensive coordinator position.

Shane's father, Rusty, tells WHIZ Montgomery interviewed in Auburn Tuesday. Tigers coach Tommy Tuberville has reportedly interviewed five other candidates, including assistant coaches at Indiana, Georgia Tech, and Toledo.

Tuberville reportedly said more interviews may be coming this weekend, but also that a decision may be made in the next 24 to 48 hours...
February 11, 2004 - 4:51pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
The USA Today/NFCA Division III coaches have ranked the Muskingum softball team fourth in their preseason Top 25 poll.

Muskingum trails only: Salisbury, which went 45-8-1 last season and gained two first place votes; Central, which went 31-4-1 in 2003 and actually gained 6 first place votes; and Emory, which went 38-6 last season and received no first place votes.

The Muskies went 42-5 last season, which marked their fourth consecutive year of winning 40-plus games.
February 11, 2004 - 4:24pm
5 years 6 weeks ago
It's perhaps the final green light on Maurice Clarett's long journey.

A federal judge ruled Wednesday against suspending her decision that college underclassman are eligible for the NFL draft.

After U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin made the announcement, Maurice Clarett's lawyer, Alan Milstein, said the Buckeyes sophomore would declare for the NFL draft.

The NFL asked for a stay Tuesday to Scheindlin's decision last week. That ruling declared NFL draft...
February 10, 2004 - 1:41am
5 years 6 weeks ago
Major League Baseball bases its hall of fame selections mainly on statistics.

Memories and contributions lead to induction in the Zanesville Old-Timers Hall of Fame, and four men tallied enough of those to warrant Hall of Fame careers.

Sherry Dinan, Richard 'Harpo' Smith, Joe Corbin, and honorary inductee Jim Drake became the class of 2004 Monday night at the Knights of Columbus. It was the nineteenth annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony for the Old-Timers Association....
February 10, 2004 - 1:23am
5 years 6 weeks ago
After one quarter, it looked like a 1-17 team could hang with a 17-2 team.

Three quarters later, Zanesville set a school record with its 18th win, dominating Columbus Whetstone 52-20.

The Lady Devils only led 9-6 after the first eight minutes. Then, Zanesville held the Lady Braves to only 24 percent shooting while cruising to a 24-8 halftime lead.

Maddie McGarvey led ZHS with 15 points. Senior Jennifer Angler, who put blonde streaks in her hair before the game...
February 10, 2004 - 1:10am
5 years 6 weeks ago
When setting a domination record, go ahead and dominate from the beginning.

That is the formula Sheridan followed Monday, crushing Tri-Valley 65-34 to clinch its third outright and consecutive MVL title.

The Lady Generals celebrated for almost the entire game after shooting out to an 18-2 first quarter lead.

"The third one is the best because you know that you can keep it up another time," said Sheridan senior Amanda Krofft. "Three times in a row is just great...
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