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December 3, 2005 - 12:50am
6 years 7 weeks ago
The Sheridan Generals are in an all to familiar place, with a shortened basketball preseason due to the football Generals playoff run.

Nichole Medaugh takes a look at Sheridan in this team preview.
December 3, 2005 - 12:44am
6 years 7 weeks ago
High School Basketball
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Maysville 59
Philo 42

Maysville gets win #1 on the road at the Power Plant.

Chase Jones leads the Panthers attack with 16 points. Ivan Smith throws in 14 points and 13 boards.

Philo was led by Todd WIlliams with 16 points.
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Fairfield Union 73
New Lex 59

The Panthers start the season off on the wrong foot.

Cody Wilson leads the...
December 2, 2005 - 1:08am
6 years 7 weeks ago
High School Girls Basketball
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Zanesville (1-0) 71
Fairfield Union (1-2) 50

Returning three starters from an 18-4 team a year ago, Zanesville starts the new season in dominating fashion.

Alicia Myers scores a game-high 19 points to go with eight rebounds to lead the Blue Devils. Senior Abbey Winland adds 17 points and eight rebounds in the winning effort. Maddie McGarvey totals eight points....
December 1, 2005 - 10:23pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Last year, Morgan relied on a strong post presence to out-muscle opponents.

This season, different story. The Raiders lack of size forces them to run and gun this year.

But don't count them out in the MVL. This Morgan team has the offensive weapons to compete.

Evans Boston has more in this team preview.

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December 1, 2005 - 1:45am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Newark Catholic and Ridgewood both advanced to the playoffs this season thanks to some great defense. It's only fitting that the Associated Press recognizes the two team's top defensive players with the top defensive honor.

In Division VI, Newark Catholic senior Zach McPhearson may have got a lot of credit for his offensive output as a star running back, but its his defense that made him the complete player. McPhearson is named the Co-Defensive Player of the Year in D-6.
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December 1, 2005 - 1:19am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Girls High School Basketball
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Sheridan (2-0) 44
West Muskingum (0-1) 34

It wasn't pretty, but Sheridan escapes the brand new Ankrum Memorial Gym with a key MVL victory over West Muskingum.

The Generals lead 19-17 at the half and pull away late in the 4th quarter. Sheridan junior Molly Brink scores a game-high 16 points, while Sophomore post Amanda Dobbins paces the Tornadoes with 10 points.

West Muskingum doesn't have...
November 30, 2005 - 11:05pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
It was a tough season for Crooksville last year.

This season, the Ceramics have to start all over.

Crooksville returns one varsity player, and no seniors. It'll be a bumpy road for second year head coach Chad Miller.

WHIZ's Evans Boston has more on Crooksville in this team preview.

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November 30, 2005 - 11:03pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
Don't expect Philo's third year head coach Kevin Krier to forget his roots and start a new game plan from scratch, just because he's only won 7 games in his first two seasons.

Krier knows how to win. He was head coach of the Lady Electrics that advanced to the state semifinal in 2000, posting a 21-5 record.

Now with the boys' team, Krier is looking to turn this Philo team into a winner.

Aaron Spragg has more in this team preview.

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November 30, 2005 - 1:22am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Tuesday night the Associated Press names the Division III and IV all-Ohio Football teams and plenty of local athletes receive the top recognition in the state.

In Division III, Cambridge junior running back Stephen Ford is not only a first team all-Ohio selection, but he's chosen as the D-III Co-Offensive Player of the Year. Ford rushed for a school record 1,941 yards and 32 touchdowns in guiding the Bobcats to a 9-1 record, a co-ECOL championship and a second straight playoff...
November 29, 2005 - 10:59pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
New Lex is slowly developing a basketball tradition under Ken Stocker, but even he admits you need the right attitude and leadership to win.

This year, the Panthers turn to their underclassmen for leadership. New Lex only has one senior.

Evans Boston has more on the Panthers in this team preview.

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