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December 7, 2006 - 5:49pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
Ken Stocker spent three seasons rebulding New Lexington basketball before taking the head job at River View.

With that, new Panthers head coach Matt Fisher inherits a team that's been groomed for a breakthrough.

The Panthers return four starters in '06 and as WHIZ's J.T. Raymond reports, now all the Panthers have to do is avoid a slow start to push the envelope in the MVL race.

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December 6, 2006 - 7:12pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
Maysville's talented senior class, headlined by Ivan Smith, got the Panthers some statewide recognition a year ago.

Head coach Greg Vaughn was tabbed Division II Co-Coach of the Year after posting a 13-8 mark, as the Panthers exploded back onto the MVL scene.

Enter 2006, where the rebuilding has already begun. The good news though, the foundation is already laid and Maysville has the biggest building block of them all.

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December 4, 2006 - 6:44pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
Anybody that witnessed Philo's season-opening win over a good Federal Hocking team Saturday had to pinch themselves.

Was this the 3-18 team from a year ago? Hardly.

New head coach Jeff Rinkes has put a charge back into the electrics, one that should make am immediate impact. Their trio of guards with the Williams brothers and Larry Hampp make up one of the best back courts around.

Now to put the pieces together for a season that could turn back the clocks....
December 2, 2006 - 5:19pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
Girl's H.S. Basketball Scores
Maysville 66
New Lexington 48

Only seven players in Maysville history have eclipsed the century mark for their careers. Saturday, Rachel Poorman became the newest member of that elite club.

In Maysville's 18 point win over New Lexington, Poorman scored a game-high 21 points, which gives her 1,017 for her career. The last Panther to reach the milestone was Julie Guiler in 2004.
December 2, 2006 - 4:36pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
Boy's H.S. Basketball Scores
Philo 60
Federal Hocking 57

Philo let its 13 point fourth quarter lead evaporate, but the Electrics saved one last charge for the end.

With the scored tied at 57 and 3.8 seconds on the clock, senior Scott Williams caught the ball off an inbound pass and drilled the game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer for the win. The play was actually designed for Larry Hampp, but the ball...
December 2, 2006 - 12:17am
6 years 35 weeks ago
Not even an 18-4 record last season could earn West Muskingum Head Coach Todd McLoughlin an MVL Championship.

Somehow, the Tornadoes are always right there in the end, but can't get over the hump.

Enter 2006, where the Tornadoes return just one starter, but still expect to make a run at the league title. How?

A new wave of talent and height make them a front runner. That is if the pieces fit.

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December 1, 2006 - 12:13am
6 years 35 weeks ago
The John Glenn boy's basketball team may have five new starters in 2006, but head coach Greg Woodard says this year's squad os one of few to pass the "look" test.

He explained by saying the have the big 6-6 post man, two wing players 6'1" or bigger and a point guard that can dish it off.

They look good, but can they keep the John Glenn basketball tradition alive.

Find out in this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview.

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November 30, 2006 - 6:29pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
A season of growing pains is what you could call last year for Sheridan basketball.

With only three seniors the Generals struggled to their worst record since 1968.

But as our own J.T. Raymond reports in this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview, a year of growth could allow Sheridan to take the MVL by storm in '06.

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November 30, 2006 - 12:50am
6 years 35 weeks ago
Girl's H.S. Basketball Scores
Maysville 66
Philo 49

It was only the season opener, but Wednesday's showdown between Maysville and Philo will no doubt have a lasting effect on who wins the MVL championship.

In a battle between the league's top two teams from a year ago, last year's runner up Maysville shot a sizzling 51 percent (23-45) to upend last season's MVL champions.

Both teams returned four starters...
November 30, 2006 - 12:15am
6 years 35 weeks ago
In his 14th season as head coach at Rosecrans, Todd Rock recalls his debut season with the Bishops.

That year the Division IV school lost its first 13 games before winning a sectional championship.

Thirteen straight sectional titles have since followed. Rosecrans has always found a way to succeed.

But as you are abou to find out in this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview, with only two letterman back, the Bishops final year in the CCL will push them to the limit....
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