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March 8, 2007 - 1:32am
7 years 3 weeks ago
College Baseball
Gene Cusic Classic at Ft. Myers, Florida

Muskingum (4-1) 10
Notre Dame College 9

The Muskies three game sweep of Notre Dame College nearly didn't happen Wednesday afternoon. Then Muskingum woke up.

Trailing 7-3 into the seventh inning, Muskingum erupted for five runs to take the lead, then added two more in the ninth to hold on.

John Glenn High School grad Brock Whiteman led the attack,...
March 7, 2007 - 2:05am
7 years 3 weeks ago
Girl's H.S. Tournament Basketball
Division II Regional Semifinal at Zanesville H.S.

#2 River View (24-1) 47
West Holmes (18-6) 32

For the first time this post season the defending state champion Lady Black Bears were challenged. Too bad for West Holmes, that only lasted a half.

After making a couple switches on defense at halftime, second ranked River View turned its three point lead into a 40-22 advantage, behind a 17-...
March 7, 2007 - 1:42am
7 years 3 weeks ago
College Baseball
Gene Cusic Classic in Fort Myers, Florida

Muskingum (2-1) 11
Notre Dame College 7

Local products Brock Whiteman (John Glenn) and Nathan Van Meter (Crooksville) drove in a combined three runs, as Muskingum took the first of two games against Notre Dame College Tuesday afternoon.

The catcher Whiteman went 1-for-5 at the plate with a double and two RBI. Van Meter got the start in left field for the third...
March 7, 2007 - 1:21am
7 years 3 weeks ago
College Softball
Rebel Games in Kissimmee, Florida

Greensboro (14-1) 7
#1 Muskingum (3-1) 6

In their second day of competition at the Rebel Games in sunny Florida, the top ranked Lady Muskies had the opportunity to mercy Greensboro. Instead, two untimely errors and a lack of offense with runners in scoring position cost Muskingum a win.

Greensboro used a seven run sixth inning to improve to 14-1 on the season. Muskingum...
March 7, 2007 - 12:55am
7 years 3 weeks ago
The Maysville girl's basketball team knew this season had the potential to be something special before it ever started.

Twenty-five games later the Lady Panthers have taken the opportunity to be successful and made the most of it.

An MVL championship, second straight Sectional Championship and their first District title since 1996 have all highlighted the Lady Panthers historic season. State raked Zanesville isn't done yet though.

With the memory of its only...
March 6, 2007 - 1:25am
7 years 3 weeks ago
Zanesville native Kevin Martin continues to improve his stock toward earning the NBA's Most Improved Player Award.

The Kings guard is named the Western Conference Player of the Week after guiding Sacramento to a 3-1 record last week.

Martin averaged 28 points, five rebounds and three and a half assists per game for the week.

Currently, the Zanesville High School grad leads the Kings in scoring (21.3 ppg), free throw percentage (85%), field goal percentage (49.6...
March 5, 2007 - 10:17pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
With their abilty to take over a game, it's no surprise that Zanesville's Logan Aronhalt and Jordan Thompson of Buckeye Trail were selected the East District's Players of the Year in their respective Divisions.

Aronhalt, a junior, was the top player in Division II after averaging ver 16 points per game for state reanked Zanesville. Meanwhile Thompson, a senior, pumped in 20.5 points per game for the Warriors in earning the top honor in Division IV. He also shot better than 50 percent...
March 5, 2007 - 8:46pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
A trio of local girl's high school basketball standouts have received top recognition from the Eastern District.

River View's Kristin Daugherty is tabbed the East District Player of the Year in Division II alongside Steubenville's Liz Repella, while Maysville's Rachel Poorman and Buckeye Trail's Amy Kittle share the same award in Division III with Garaway's Laura Bardall.

Also in Division II, River View head coach Caroline Daugherty is tabbed the co-coach of the year. In...
March 5, 2007 - 8:25pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
College Baseball
Gene Cusic Classic in Fort Myers, Florida

Muskingum (0-1) 8
St. Vincent (1-0) 10

John Glenn grad Brock Whiteman picked up his college career right where he left his prep days last spring... hitting the ball.

The freshman cather collected three hits in five at-bats and drove in three runs, but it wasn't enough as the Muskies dropped their season opener Sunday to St. Vincent, 10-8.

Whiteman had two...
March 5, 2007 - 8:05pm
7 years 3 weeks ago
College Softball
Rebel Games (Kissimmee, Florida)

#1 Muskingum (1-0) 4
Muhlenburg (0-3) 3

It didn't come easy, but top ranked Muskingum held on to win its 2007 season opener over winless Muhlenburg.

The Lady Muskies trailed into the sixth inning before tying the game 2-2 on Randi Dance's sacrifice fly to center field. Kim Tackett came around to score following her triple.

In the seventh inning Amy Iammarino...
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