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May 31, 2007 - 12:19am
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Newark Catholic has been on top before. Quite often actually.

Four state championhips in five years has the Green Wave in a league of their own, trying to make it back-to-back division four state crowns begininng Thursday.

After a 2-4 start to the season, it was hard to get an early gauge on how good this year's team may be, but after putting togerher another strong tournament run there's no question the green machine is well oiled and confident in their chances....
May 29, 2007 - 11:05pm
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Last Month Caroline Daugherty thought her decision to step down as River View girl's head basketball coach was the right one.

She talked it over with her family and came to the conclusion that it was time to "just be mom" and not coach.

It wasn't until Daugherty informed the team of her intentions that she realized she couldn't walk away.

Tuesday, at a special school board meeting, Daugherty was given a one-year supplemental contract to return for her fifth...
May 28, 2007 - 6:55pm
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Zanesville was a young team in 2007, yet the Blue Devils only needed two seniors to carry them to a third straight District Championship.

Alex Cultice and Cory Swope were among the headliners of the All-East District Teams released over the weekend.

In Division II Cultice and Swope were both tabbed to the All-East District first team. Cultice was also named the D-II Player of the Year, while Zanesville head coach Dave Balo was the Coach of the Year.

MVL...
May 27, 2007 - 12:17am
7 years 7 weeks ago
Saturday afternoon Meadowbrook High School hosted one of the four division two regional finals.

Many of our local athletes who qualified fourth or high in their events advanced to the state meet next weekend.

For a list of all the qualifiers and teams who will be in Columbus visit our news links page and click on regional final results.

To view this the highlights click on "watch video" above.
May 25, 2007 - 7:47pm
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Division IV - Regional Final
Beaver Field, Lancaster, OH
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#4 Berlin Hiland (28-4) 8
#8 Newark Catholic (24-9) 9

WP: Bo Kreager (6-3) - 1 2/3IP, 2H, 2R, 2ER, 1K, 4BB, 2 Balks
LP: Steve Miller - 7IP, 12H, 9R,

NC: Tyler Moore - 3/3, 2RBI, R
NC: Michael Sandman - 2/3, 2B, 3B, 3RBI, R
NC: Mark Elwell - 2/3, GW Hit, RBI, 2R
NC: Andy Vernau - 2/3
NC: LOB - 9

BH: Clinton Yoder - single...
May 25, 2007 - 7:31pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
H.S. Tournament Baseball
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Division II Regional Final at Gant Stadium

Richmond Edison (26-4) 7
Zanesville (23-7) 6

It was theirs for the taking, up 6-5 and only three outs to go, but for the second straight year the Blue Devils were denied a Regional Championship and trip to the state final four.

In a Division II Regional Final Friday afternoon, Edison scored two runs off Zanesville ace Alex Cultice in...
May 25, 2007 - 1:04am
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H.S. Tournament Softball
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Division II Regional Semfinal at Pickerington Central

John Glenn (27-3) 3 F/9
Cols. DeSales (24-4) 2

Molly Scholl hasn't got a ton of cedit this season for her bat, but the senior second baseman sure did deliver in Thursday's Regional Semifinal against DeSales.

With two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and bases loaded, Scholl's single down the left field line scored Jenna...
May 24, 2007 - 9:02pm
7 years 7 weeks ago
H.S. Tournament Baseball
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Division II Regional Semfinal at Gant Stadium

Zanesville (23-7) 3
Bishop Watterson (24-6) 1

Zanesville will get a shot at a Regional championship for the second straight season depsite losing seven starters from last year's team.

Thursday in a Regional Semifinal, the Blue Devils got another solid complete-game outing from their ace Alex Cultice and overcame five errors...
May 24, 2007 - 3:28pm
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It only took one season for Chad Grandstaff to lead the Danville Blue Devils to the state playoffs. In 2007, he'll try to duplicate the feat with the Zanesville Blue Devils.

At a Special Board of Education meeting Thursday, the Zanesville City School board approved the hiring of Grandstaff as head football coach and Special Education teacher.

He becomes Zanesville's third head coach in five years, replacing the departed Dave Everson who was let go May 11th. Grandstaff...
May 24, 2007 - 12:21am
7 years 7 weeks ago
H.S. Tournament Softball
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Division II Regional Semifinal at Pickerington Central

Circleville (21-7) 2
Cambridge (19-11) 0

Freshman pitcher Paige Young was nearly perfect in the Bobcats first Regional tournament game in 30 years. In fact, Circleville had to go out of its way to beat her.

With the scored knotted 0-0 in the fifth inning and a runner on base, the Tigers' Lindsey Webb went down after a pitch below...
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