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August 22, 2005 - 5:23pm
5 years 41 weeks ago
One year after making it to the third round of the playoffs, Coshocton found itself near the basement of the ECOL last year.

Teams always talk about having strong senior leadership in order to win. WHIZ's Evans Boston tells us in this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview that if Coshocton wants to get back to the playoffs, the Redskins will have to rely on not only the seniors, but the juniors as well.

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August 21, 2005 - 11:51pm
5 years 41 weeks ago
Buckeye Trail's 7-3 record a year ago wasn't good enough to get them into the Division Five post-season.

Now, the Warriors have dropped to D-6, and that is only the beginning of added motivation in Old Washington.

Aaron Spragg finds out in this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview that a familiar face has joined the Warriors' coaching staff, with a resume full of achievements.

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August 21, 2005 - 11:18pm
5 years 41 weeks ago
Larry Snode shot a five under par 66 in the second round of the ZDGA Senior Amateur Sunday at Jaycee Golf Course.

Snode is three under overall, trailing Tom Bowman by one shot. Bowman shot a one under par 70 today.

Here is a look at the leaderboard. The third and final round is Sunday at the Country Club.

Round 2 Leaderboard:

Tom Bowman 70 -4
Larry Snode 66 -3
Jim Spargrove 70 -2
Tom Denton 71 E
Don Denman 73 +3
August 21, 2005 - 11:04pm
5 years 41 weeks ago
Sheridan again saw tremendous success last year. The Generals won the MVL again, going 9-1, and beat the number one team in the state in the playoffs, falling one win short of the final four.

Last year's team relied on a very strong defense. In this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview, Evans Boston looks at that defense, and how unusual it is to see it at the high school level.


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August 19, 2005 - 11:49pm
5 years 41 weeks ago
For years on end, Cambridge High School has been known for its rich basketball tradition. Gene Ford's boys won the ECOL many times, and was often ranked in the AP's top 10.

Well, there is a new team in town. Ok, not really, Cambridge has always had a football team, but recently the success of the Bobcats has taken the community by storm.

It's taken Rick Goodrich seven years to build the program, but now its off and running. WHIZ's Aaron Spragg explains in this Coca-Cola...
August 19, 2005 - 11:44pm
5 years 41 weeks ago
Licking County's run in the Babe Ruth World Series comes to an end Friday.

The host team lost to Mobile, Alabama 10-0 in the championship round. Mobile scored five runs in the fifth, and five runs in the sixth, winning the game via the ten run rule.

Doug Stevens started the game on no days rest. Licking County played late Thursday night, beating Columbia Basin, Washington 8-7 in extra innings to survive.

Mobile beat the Athletics 10-0 the first time around as...
August 19, 2005 - 11:35pm
5 years 41 weeks ago
Two years ago, Licking Valley played in the State Semi-Finals of the Ohio High School Playoffs. Last year was supposed to have similar results with the return of All-Ohio running back Nathan Clark, but it wasn't meant to be.

As WHIZ's Aaron Spragg finds out in this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview, Licking Valley was left empty handed because of a clerical error, but now the Panthers are ready to mive on.

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August 19, 2005 - 1:16am
5 years 41 weeks ago
16-18 Year-Old Babe Ruth World Series

Licking County A's (Newark) 8 F/8
Columbia Basin, WA 7

With a trip to the championship game on the line, extra innings were needed before Newark Could put away Columbia Basin, 8-7 in eight innings.

Factor in a late start time because of rain showers earlier in the day, and the extra inning, this loser's bracket final game did not wrap up until well after mid night.

With the game tied 2-2 going into the...
August 19, 2005 - 12:03am
5 years 41 weeks ago
Newark went 8-2 last season, winning the OCC. Amazingly, the Wildcats didn't make the playoffs, missing the cut at Division I by five-hundredths of a point.

A frustrating end to a great season, and Evans Boston tells us in this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview that this Newark team wants to do better than eight wins...they want 10. And with this team, that's not out of the question.

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August 18, 2005 - 3:17pm
5 years 41 weeks ago
For years and even decades, Newark Catholic has been one of the premier football powers in Southeastern Ohio. It's a small school that comes up with big results.

Case in point, last year the Sheridan Generals went 9-1 during the regular season and had the best defense in the state as far as points allowed. The one team to beat the Red Rage, Newark Catholic. And the Green Wave did it two years in a row.

Needless to say, the two-year contract between the two schools wasn'...
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