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November 21, 2015 - 11:38pm
11 weeks 5 days ago

 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott says he has played his last home game for the Buckeyes and strongly criticized the coaching staff after a 17-14 loss to No. 9 Michigan State.

The junior said after the second-ranked Buckeyes lost Saturday that there was "no chance" he'd be coming back in 2016.

Elliott's comments came after he ran for only 33 yards against the Spartans, snapping his streak of 15 straight games with 100 yards or...

November 21, 2015 - 11:37pm
11 weeks 5 days ago

Michael Geiger knocked home a 41-year field goal as time expired to propel Michigan State past Ohio State, 17-14, at The Shoe. The loss ended Ohio State's 23-game winning streak. WHIZ's Jason Dille was on hand for the action.

November 21, 2015 - 12:34am
11 weeks 6 days ago

Zanesville running back Leo Crosby rumbled for 291 yards and four touchdowns to help lift Zanesville (12-1) past Jackson (11-2), 38-21, at R. Basil Rutter Field in Athens. The Blue Devils earned their second trip to the state final four in three years with the win, and will be back in action next Friday with a trip to The Shoe on the line.

The semifinal pairings will be announced by the OHSAA on Sunday.

D-III REGIONAL FINALS

REGION 7

St. Vincent-St. Mary 21...

November 21, 2015 - 12:00am
11 weeks 6 days ago

D-III REGIONAL FINALS

REGION 7

St. Vincent-St. Mary 21
Archbishop Hoban 24

REGION 8

Toledo Central Catholic 31
Benedictine 30 (2OT)

REGION 9

Jackson 21
Zanesville 38

REGION 10

Trotwood-Madison 33
Wapakoneta 3

D-VII REGIONAL FINALS

REGION 23

Mogadore 35
Warren John F. Kennedy 7

REGION 24

Lucas 6...

November 20, 2015 - 12:18am
12 weeks 9 hours ago

ALL-MVL VOLLEYBALL

AWARDS

PLAYER OF THE YEAR - MADISON RIGGLE, MAYSVILLE
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR - BROOKE FATHEREE, JOHN GLENN
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR - MADDIE CLAYTON, PHILO
COACHES OF THE YEAR - KRIS KERN, PHILO & CHRISTIE MCGEE, JOHN GLENN

FIRST TEAM

PHILO - MADDIE CLAYTON, HANNAH ALLEN, HUNTER BARNES
JOHN GLENN - BROOKE FATHEREE, MADDIE MCGEE
MAYSVILLE - MADISON RIGGLE, KORI SIDWELL
SHERIDAN -...

November 20, 2015 - 12:12am
12 weeks 9 hours ago

The Zanesville Blue Devils are playing for the regional championship and a trip to the state final four tonight in Athens. Pat Chiesa catches up with district co-defensive player of the year Leo Crosby and head coach Chad Grandstaff to talk about expectations and the Jackson Ironmen.

November 20, 2015 - 12:01am
12 weeks 9 hours ago

Two Maysville Lady Panthers inked letters of intent on Thursday. Madison Riggle signed with Robert Morris University for softball and Kori Sidwell signed with Mercyhurst University for basketball. The seniors stopped by WHIZ to talk about their decisions.

November 19, 2015 - 12:37am
12 weeks 1 day ago

Watching one athlete sign to a Division I program is an accomplishment for any coach. But Wednesday night in Thornville, Sheridan cross country coach J.D. Walters watched two of his seniors to pen to paper.

Joey Palumbo and Clay Fisher are continuing their careers at an elite level. Palumbo signed with Tennessee-Martin while Fisher will follow in family footsteps and run for Ohio Univerrsity.

"It's a great honor being able to do this," Palumbo said. "I'm really...

November 17, 2015 - 9:27pm
12 weeks 2 days ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2015 Associated Press All-Southeast District football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district:

(Note: This region has no Division I schools and only one Division II school, limiting selections for that division.)

DIVISION I

First team

Offense

Ends-Martee Morse, Reynoldsburg, 6-foot-11, 185 pounds, sr.; Jacob O’Donnell, Lewis Center Olentangy, 6-0, 175, sr.; Noah Stephens, Grove City Central Crossing, 6-4, 205,...

November 17, 2015 - 9:06pm
12 weeks 2 days ago

 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2015 Associated Press All-Southeast District football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district:

(Note: This region has no Division I schools and only one Division II school, limiting selections for that division.)

DIVISION II

First team

Offense

End-Isaiah Smith, Logan, 6-foot-3, 186 pounds, senior. Quarterback-Lane Little, Logan, 5-11, 155, sr. Lineman-Kory Henthorne, Logan, 6-4, 250, jr. Back-Bryce McBride,...

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