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April 5, 2006 - 12:29am
6 years 11 weeks ago
High School Baseball Scores
Coshocton 10
Zanesville 5

Zanesville leaves eight runners on base, and gives up two unearned runs, as Coshocton improves to 4-1 and the Blue Devils fall to 4-1.

In six innings of work, ZHS starter Alex Cultice allows eight hits and seven earned runs, while striking out four. Tanner Nelson, on the otherhand, got better run support behind similar pitching numbers. Nelson survives six and two-third...
April 5, 2006 - 12:08am
6 years 11 weeks ago
High School Softball Scores
John Glenn 7
Crooksville 0

Muskie junior pitcher Logan Hursey tosses a complete game two-hitter, while striking out 12 and walking none. The defending MVL champs improve to 5-0 overall and 2-0 within the league. Amy Graham and Hursey both lead the Muskies at the plate with a double each.

Tri-Valley 7
Philo 5

The Scotties remain perfect...
April 4, 2006 - 6:58pm
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John Glenn's Todd Neptune earned a runner-up finish at the State Wrestling meet this winter. Now the senior is given a free ride for the work he's put in.

Tuesday, the three-time MVL champion commited to continue his athletic and academic career at Division II Limestone College, located in Gaffney, South Carolina. Neptune will attend the D-II school on full scholarship.

As a senior, Neptune wrestled his way to a 49-1 record in the 171 pound weight class, earning a second...
March 30, 2006 - 7:57pm
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Ivan Smith had a pretty magical senior season at Maysville. The 6'0 guard/forward averaged 16 points and 8 rebounds a game while leading the Panthers to 13 wins.

He was rewarded with a First Team All-Eastern District selection, but for Ivan it's the opportunity to play at the next level he cherishes most.

W-H-I-Z's Mike Fink tells you why its so important for this weeks Subway Player of the Week.

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March 29, 2006 - 4:19pm
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Cambridge High School student and female boxer, Champaigne Newland, sits down with Nichole Medaugh to discuss her recent trip to nationals, school and a budding boxing career.

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March 28, 2006 - 8:33pm
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After three seasons, Kevin Krier has stepped down as the head coach of the Philo boy's basketball program.

Krier made the announcement official Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. when he informed his team that he would not be coaching next season. He will, however, maintain his job as a social studies teacher at the high school.

Tuesday night Krier told WHIZ that he stepped down for the betterment of the program, and has no regrets about his time with the boy's team. He also...
March 28, 2006 - 1:35am
6 years 11 weeks ago
High School Baseball Scores
Zanesville 6
Cambridge 3

Coming off a District Championship last season, Zanesville uses a four-run first inning against Cambridge start '06 on the right foot.

At Gant Stadium, junior Alex Cultice tosses a complete game to earn the win. Cultice allows three runs on seven hits, while walking none.

Senior Jordan McKee paces Zanesville at the plate with a double and two RBI.
March 22, 2006 - 1:57am
6 years 11 weeks ago
Members of the Philo powerlifting team are used to winning in the shadows of the area's more popular sports. However, there is no denying the accomplishments the team has compiled since 1985.

Once again the Philo High School boy's powerlifting team has claimed a state championship. Winning their third title in a row this past February at the NASA (Natural Athletes Strength Association) Ohio High School State Powerlifting Championships in Springfield.

This year's meet...
March 22, 2006 - 1:26am
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Despite finishing the regular season 7-13, Rosecrans still managed to win its 13th consecutive Sectional Championship. Joe Dalton was the primary reason the streak stayed in tact.

For that, the senior shooting guard is tabbed to the Division IV second team All-Ohio. Known for his clutch three-point shooting, Dalton also used his uncanny ability to drive the paint in averaging 20.1 points per game this season.

Buckeye Trail junior Jordan Thompson claims special mention...
March 21, 2006 - 1:04am
6 years 11 weeks ago
For two seasons Tri-Valley senior Andy Kilgore dominated the MVL. Now the state has also taken notice.

Already tabbed the MVL and Eastern District Player of the Year, the Associated Press has named Kilgore to the the Division II first team All-Ohio.

The versatile 6'6" post player averaged 19.6 points and eight rebounds per game in leading the Scotties to consecutive MVL championships. Kilgore becomes the first MVL player to receive the honor since John Glenn's Dorian Bass...
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