Local News

August 5, 2003 - 12:54am
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ZDGA Amateur Secretary Tom Denton tells WHIZ that the entire field will advance to the third round of the ZDGA Amateur. Rain cancelled play Sunday at Vista View Golf Course. Denton says the ZDGA decided at a meeting Monday night to completely eliminate that round and let everyone play Saturday at Eaglesticks Golf Club. However, Denton says the original cut line will stay for Sunday's final round. The top 28 and ties advance to Zanesville Country Club for the final round Sunday.
August 4, 2003 - 12:24am
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Day Two of the ZDGA Amateur was either postponed or cancelled Sunday at Vista View because of rain. Tournament organizers will decide either Monday or Tuesday whether to: 1) Eliminate 2nd round completely
2) Play 2nd round at Vista View Saturday, 3rd round at Eaglesticks Sunday and the final round at Zanesville Country Club the following Sunday.

Ryan Lescalleet leads after a 1st round 68. Seven are tied for 2nd.

LPGA's British Open
July 30, 2003 - 1:40am
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WHIZ-TV will have a special one-on-one interview with Zanesville native and Colorado Rockies Outfielder Jay Payton. It airs Wednesday, July 30th at 6 p.m. WHIZ's Adam Kuperstein talks to the former Zanesville Blue Devil about his career night against the Reds and much, much more.

This marks the second time this season WHIZ-TV will feature an exclusive interview with the most widely recognized Zanesville athlete. Payton didn't remember the last time WHIZ-TV caught him for an...
July 27, 2003 - 1:12am
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Newark 15-Year-Olds win Ohio Valley Regional Opener

Newark 9 Downers Grove, IL 3 (8)
-Moundbuilders score 6 runs with 2 outs in the 8th
-Newark vs South Bend, IN Sunday at 8:00 pm
July 20, 2003 - 11:09pm
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Long shot Ben Curtis (500-1 odds) won his first Major Championship, beating some of golf's best in the process. Curtis shot a 69 Sunday to finish the 132nd British Open as the only player in red figures. The Columbus, Ohio native's 1-under par total was one stroke better than Thomas Bjorn and Vijay Singh, two ahead of Tiger Woods and Davis Love III. Curtis was playing in his first major championship. The PGA Tour rookie is believed to be the first player to win a major in his debut since...
June 23, 2003 - 3:46pm
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South 24 North 17
-Ernie Wheelright (Minnesota): Caught 3 TD's including game-winner in the 3rd quarter. Named MVP of All-Star Classic
-Brady Quinn (Notre Dame): Offensive MVP for the South
-New Lexington's Drew Cannon: 2 carries, 2 yards
-Zanesville's Jordan Lear: 27 yard FG, 3 extra points
June 21, 2003 - 12:22am
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Two Cincinnati players were suspended three games each for their roles in bench-clearing brawl with Philadelphia on June 13th. Adam Dunn and Sean Casey each received the suspensions Friday. Neither has appealed yet. Dunn's suspension began Friday Casey's is scheduled to begin Tuesday. The Phillies' Jose Silva and Larry Bowa received six-game and one-game suspensions respectively. All four of those players were fined, in addition to the Phillies' Jose Mesa and Todd Pratt.
June 5, 2003 - 1:23am
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Lee Himmeger passes away at age 69... coached basketball for 33 years (2 at Zanesville)... won 2 state titles with Defiance Ayersville ('57, '61)... also coached baseball, track, tennis, golf... funeral services will be held on Saturday
May 27, 2003 - 3:01am
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Bob Rankin Trophy Match Play Championship at Zanesville Country Club
Larry Snode beats Mark Johnston 4 and 3 to win the Rankin Trophy culminating a 5 day event that spanned 2 weekends
May 20, 2003 - 11:55pm
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F Zach Williams leaves the Ohio State men's basketball program... Williams was suspended by head coach Jim O'Brien after arguing with the coaching staff in the Big Ten championship game
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