Derek Brown is having a great senior season at West Muskingum.
He won MVL player of the year honors for the second time. He dominated the field at Monday's Division Two District Tournament. The only player to shoot under par, Brown was four shots ahead of second place on the day, earning a spot in the state tourney.
The key to success? Staying focused. Derek's father taught him that. Derek credits all his success to his father, his life-long coach and mentor.
College Football --------------------- Miami (OH) 27 Northern Illinois 38
At Huskie Stadium, playing on national television for the second straight week, Miami fails to win three games in a row, falling to MAC rival Northern Illinois, 38-27. The Huskies use a big second quarter to build a 28-7 halftime lead, that would ultimately become too much for Miami to overcome.
Newark Catholic grad and Miami Head Coach Shane Montgomery suffers his third loss of the...
High School Volleyball --------------------------- Newark Catholic (19-0) def. Grandview Heights 25-8, 25-8, 25-6
In Newark, defending D-III State Champion Newark Catholic flexes on Mid State League rival Grandview Heights in straight games. The win stretches the Green Waves' impressive win streak to 33, dating back to last year.
Senior Shannon Wilson leads the attack with 12 kills, while Sarah Clapper adds 10. Meredith McDonald passes out 16 assists....
High School Volleyball --------------------------- Buckeye Trail (15-1) def. Cambridge (5-14) 25-21, 25-23, 25-18
At Cambridge High School, two-time defending PVC Champion Buckeye Trail rolls past Guernsey County foe, Cambridge. Kendra Bamfield's nine kills paces the Warrior attack, while twin sisters, Megan and Jessica Campbell record seven kills each for Cambridge. However, there is a bigger storyline to this game.
In thier respective districts, some area high school golf standouts advance to the State Tournament.
In Division II at Cumberland Trails, two-time MVL Champion, West Muskingum senior Derek Brown earns medalist honors, carding a four-under 68. The next closest score was an even par, 72. Only two individual golfers advance to state from each district.
As a team West Muskingum finishes 6th shooting a 323, Morgan comes in 8th with a 334 and MVL Champion John Glenn 9th...
High School Volleyball ---------------------------- Tri-Valley (13-0) def. Sheridan (8-5) 25-20, 25-15, 25-10
In Dresden, the Scotties claim at least a share of their second straight MVL Championship with only three league games left to play. Tri-Valley is perfect at 13-0, three games better than John Glenn who is 9-3.
Tri-Valley Head Coach Leigh Ann Longaberger only returned two starters from the 2004 squad, but says the quick development of...
High School Volleyball --------------------------- Tri-Valley (12-0) def. Philo (3-10) 25-15, 25-23, 25-20
In Philo, Tri-Valley stays perfect in league play and pulls within a game of clinching at least a share of the MVL Championship for the second straight year. John Glenn and Sheridan remain in a tie for second place with three league losses. Tri-Valley is 14-1 overall. Michelle Hogue paces the Scotties with 15 assists, while Tara Harper adds nine kills. Katie...
Former Sheridan basketball standout Jessie Slack, was set to make an impact for Division I Eastern Carolina this season. That plan has been slightly delayed.
A freshman guard for the Pirates, Slack underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a broken right cheekbone. Slack's father, Greg, tells WHIZ that Jessie broke her cheekbone in three different places during a late afternoon open gym Saturday, Sept. 24th. While going for a steal, Slack collided with a teammate head-to-head....