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March 20, 2007 - 6:20pm
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Jordan Thompson acheived the most team success when he started as a sophomore for a Buckeye Trail team that won the Pioneer Valley Conference and finished District Runner-up.

It was his senior year though where, statistically, Thompson stole the spotlight.

After averaging 23.6 points per game, Thompson has earned Division IV second team All-Ohio honors as announced by the Associated Press Tuesday night.

In the Warriors season-ending loss to River, Thompson...
March 19, 2007 - 11:41pm
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Monday evening the long time Purdue Boilermaker's Head Coach Gene Keady spent time in the Zanesville area.

Keady visited with the Amrou Grotto Past Monarchs Smokers at Prophets Park touching on topics about basketball and the integrity of people today.

The coach who spent 25 years at Purdue got the crowd laughing early with his jokes and battles with Bobby Knight. Knight was a long time head coach for the instate rival Indiana Hoosiers.

Other topics included...
March 19, 2007 - 8:12pm
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The Lady Muskies opened the new season as the preseason number one team in the nation after placing third at last year's Division III College Softball World Series.

Five losess later, the New Concord powerhouse is lucky to still be in the top 25.

In the third installment of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association D-III Top 25 Poll, Muskingum (7-5) dropped to 17th. Previously, the Muskies fell from first to second in the first regular season poll.

Muskingum...
March 19, 2007 - 6:48pm
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When Zanesville lost its Regional Semifinal game to Chillicothe last Thursday the feeling was bad enough. When head coach Scott Aronhalt was informed that senior Kodey Haddox ended his career two points short of 1,000, he felt even worse.

Everyone feels a lot better now.

At Monday's final Tip-Off Club luncheon of the seaso at the Zanesville VFW, it was noted by Aronhalt that Haddox had, in fact, joined the Blue Devils 1,000-point scoring club. The proof is in the books....
March 19, 2007 - 6:27pm
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His numbers weren't as eye-popping as some of the other top players in the state, but with the success Zanesville had this season, its hard to discredit the Blue Devils' main attraction.

The Associated Press has named ZHS junior Logan Aronhalt to the eight-player Division II first team All-Ohio after averaging 17.3 points and 6.7 rebounds per game for District champion Zanesville.

Also the Eastern District Player of the Year, Aronhalt surpassed the 1,000 point plateau this...
March 18, 2007 - 11:45pm
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The women of Warsaw make it look so easy, but winning back-to-back state titles is a very difficult task. Since the girls state tournament began in 1976, thirteen teams have won in consecutive years.

Just like last year the Lady Bears came home to the community that has supported them from the start with yet another state championship trophy. The River View faithfull then poured inside the gym where the girls were honored for their success.

Leaving the program will be...
March 17, 2007 - 11:34pm
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Boy's H.S. Tournament Basketball
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Division I Regional Final at Fairgounds Coliseum

#7 Cin. Moeller (24-2) 55
#6 Newark (25-2) 44

It was a slugfest to say the least, but when the dust settled Moeller was the one crowned Regional champion.

In a physical contest, Newark held a three-point halftime advantage and stretched out to a 23-13 lead at the start of the third quarter. However, a few miscues later and all...
March 17, 2007 - 11:02pm
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Girl's H.S. Tournament Basketball
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Division II State Championship at Value City Arena

#2 River View (26-1) 45
Hathaway Brown (22-5) 26

The Lady Bears have an explosive offense, but they successfully defended their state championship with the best defense Division II has ever seen.

Hathoway Brown only managed eight first half points, and finished with 26. That's the fewest ever scored in the D-II State...
March 16, 2007 - 1:18am
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Girl's H.S. Tournament Basketball
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Division II State Semifinal at Value City Arena

#2 River View (25-1) 57
#10 Cols. Eastmoor Academy (19-5) 41

River View senior Kristin Daugherty didn't win the Associated Press' Ms. Basketball award, but the way she played in Thursday's State Semifinal, the voters may want to change their minds.

The Lady Black Bears' standout poured in 30 points on 11-of-17 shooting and hauled in...
March 15, 2007 - 6:55pm
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Boy's H.S. Tournament Basketball
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Division II Regional Semifinal at OU-Athens

Chillicothe (19-4) 51
#7 Zanesville (20-3) 49

Chillicothe took round one, then delivered the knock-out blow in round two. In a rematch of the Southeast Ohio Athletic League Championship, the Cavs continued its impressive tournament run by beating Zanesville for the second time this season.

Saturday Chillicothe beat top ranked...
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