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January 5, 2006 - 3:02am
6 years 7 weeks ago
High School Girl's Basketball
Rosecrans 57
Strasburg 31

At Rogge Gymnasium, Rosecrans outscores Strasburg 17-4 after one quarter, rolling to its third straight win, 57-31.

Senior Megan Dollings paces the Bishops (6-3) with 14 points.

Maysville 49
Sheridan 41

In Thornville, MVL leading Maysville keeps its share of the league lead with an eight point road...
January 2, 2006 - 8:17pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Four three years Meadowbrook grad Dom Capers had expansion Houston moving in the right direction. An off year in 2005 has cost him his job.

Capers told his players Monday that he has been relieved of his head coaching duties after the Texans finished an NFL worst 2-14.

In his first three seasons with Houston, Capers posted four, five and seven wins, but failed to continue the uphill improvment.

The Byesville native came to Houston after spending four years in...
December 31, 2005 - 11:28pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Zanesville native Kevin Martin recorded his third NBA career high in a week Friday night.

Martin poured in 22 points in Sacramento's 116-112 win over Boston.

Martin also grabbed seven rebounds, in 46 minutes of play. He started for the fifth straight game.

Martin had not been seeing much playing time. But when shooting guard Bonzi Wells went down with an injury, Martin came off the bench, and has been red hot.

Martin shot 8-13 from the floor, and 5-5...
December 30, 2005 - 1:06am
6 years 7 weeks ago
High School Boy's Basketball
Tri-Valley 52
Wheelersburg 56

At the Coshocton Holiday Classic, Tri-Valley played its closest game to-date and couldn't close the deal. Wheelersburg is the first team to beat Tri-Valley (6-1) this season.

The Scotties took a 48-46 lead with 2:30 to play on a basket by Andy Kilgore, but they couldn't maintain it. With 1:00 on the clock and the game tied at 50, Wheelersburg's Drew...
December 27, 2005 - 1:01am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Growing up in South Eastern Ohio I had a lot of different options as to what sports I wanted to participate in . You know football, basketball, baseball...the basics.

However, I never had the chance to play ice hockey, something I wanted to try after seeing the Disney movie, The Mighty Ducks.

Problem was there was no where to play around here. Well now there is.

A few local kids are playing for the Newark Generals, and as WHIZ's Nichole Medaugh finds out they...
December 27, 2005 - 12:52am
6 years 7 weeks ago
What you don't want to drive to Columbus and pay big bucks to see a pro team that loses 71 percent of the time.

That's understandable, but that doesn't mean you have to live without hockey.

That's where the Newark Generals come in to play as Nichole Medaugh introduces us to the team that doesn't play for money, but plays for the love of the game.
December 25, 2005 - 10:35pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
It's no secret that the Bengals are big this year. Sales of Cincinnati merchandise has tripled in 2005 for one reason...winning!

The Bengals are going back to the playoffs for the first time in over a decade, and fans everywhere are jumping on the bandwagon.

WHIZ's Evans Boston decided to jump on as well, but found out that being a Bengals fan is harder than it looks.

Click on the "watch video" icon above to see the story.
December 24, 2005 - 1:22am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Boy's High School Basketball
Zanesville 63
Newark 51

At Winland Memorial Gymnasium, Zanesville dominates the boards in snapping a two-year losing skid to Newark.

Unofficially, the Blue Devils outrebounded the Wildcats, 51-24.

Zanesville (5-1) only led by five at halftime, but quickly pulled away in the third quarter. Junior Kodey Haddox poured in a career-high 27 points and 13 rebounds to lead ZHS.
December 23, 2005 - 1:46am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Boy's High School Basketball
Maysville 89
Nelsonville 61

In South Zanesville, Maysville stays impressive outside the MVL. The Panthers (5-1) close in on the century mark in the win over Nelsonville. Senior Ivan Smith tosses in a game-high 24 points, with 6'9" Ben Lowe powers in 17 points and nine rebounds.

Sheridan 49
Lakewood 20

In Thornville, the Generals are able...
December 23, 2005 - 1:31am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Girls High School Basketball

River View 38
Cambridge 24

At the Cats' Lair the Black Bears (7-1) remain perfect in ECOL play edging an upstart Bobcat squad, 38-24.

The loss drops Cambridge to 5-2, both losses coming within the league.

River View junior Kristin Daugherty tallies a game-high 15 points to go with eight rebounds. Jessica Campbell leads Cambridge with eight points.

The Black...
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