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December 24, 2006 - 12:55am
6 years 46 weeks ago
Boy's H.S. Basketball
Zanesville 58
Newark 50

In a game between unbeaten rivals something had to give. It wasn't Zanesville.

Undersized, but not undetermined the Blue Devils (5-0) take down previously unbeaten and Division I Newark (7-1), 58-50.

Junior Logan Aronhalt poured in a game-high 22 points, while junior point guard Cedric Harris added 17 points, including a buzzer-beating full court shot from...
December 23, 2006 - 2:17pm
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For Rosecrans High School, tradition carries beyond the basketball court every Christmas.

A day after picking up their first win of the season at Rogge Gymnasium, the boy's basketball team got together with the girl's hoopsters, cheerleaders and student council to provide presents to over 60 children.

The gift giving event, geared toward families that have suffered hardships throughout the year, was started 14 years ago by boy's coach Todd Rock. The students provided for...
December 22, 2006 - 2:26am
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So much for a sore ankle.

Three days after missing his first game of the season with a sprained ankle, Kevin Martin found more spring in his step than ever before.

The third-year guard for the Sacramento Kings turned in the best performance of his young NBA career Thursday night by scoring a career-high 40 points. Too bad it was in a losing effort to Washington, 126-119.

Martin played a season-high 45 minutes, while shooting 13-23 from the field, 4-10 from three...
December 22, 2006 - 2:08am
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Every year the Associated Press ranks and lists the best teams from around the state for every sport.

Starting Monday, Dec. 25 WHIZ Sports will be releasing a poll of its own.

It's simply called the WHIZ Power Poll (Still looking for a more creative name, any suggestions?).

This winter there will be two polls, one for boy's and girl's basketball. Similar to every other poll you've ever seen, we will rank our top ten teams out of the 23 covered in the WHIZ...
December 21, 2006 - 1:39am
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The countdown is on for Ohio State's date with Florida in the BCS National Championship game January 8 in Glendale, Arizona.

It's the fourth time in five years the Buckeyes have made a trip to the desert, but this one may be most special.

Back in 2003, 18 of Ohio State's 19 seniors this season were red-shirt freshman watching history unfold on the sideline as the Buckeyes won a national championship. This time around their the ones with their necks on the line to go with...
December 21, 2006 - 12:56am
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Girl's H.S. Basketball Scores
West Muskingum 47
Tri-Valley 29

A year ago a late season loss to Tri-Valley dashed West Muskingum's chance to share the MVL championship with Philo.

The Tornadoes didn't forget.

For the first time in recent memory, West Muskingum beat Tri-Valley, remaining just one game back of unbeaten Maysville in the league standings.

Junior Amanda Dobbins scored a game-high 15...
December 20, 2006 - 2:58am
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The thought of facing nine-time National Champion Mount Union every season is enough to scare some away from coaching in the Ohio Athletic Conference.

Not Al Logan. He's eager to make history of his own in New Concord.

Monday, Muskingum College announced the hiring of Logan as its new head football coach, replacing Jeff Heacock who resigned in November after 26 seasons at the helm.

Logan was awarded the job over 80 other applicants across the country, wanting...
December 19, 2006 - 12:52am
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Late Saturday night Zanesville High School Grad Kevin Martin sprained his right ankle, after landing on an opponents foot while making a pass to teammate Brad Miller.

The Sacramento Bee reported that Martin had an x-ray on his right ankle, the x-ray came back negative. The last time K-Mart had a sprained ankle was his sophomore year in college. That caused him to miss two weeks of action.

Martin said that, it never swelled up he just has problems moving laterally....
December 14, 2006 - 7:59pm
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A year ago Morgan found itself with great athletes and basketball talent, but not the record to prove it.

This time around coach Tom Evans has only has only two starters back, but is expecting bigger things from his Raiders...and higher point totals.

WHIZ's J.T. Raymond explains in this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview, how the Raiders expect to run toward the front of the league.

Click the "watch video" link above to see this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview.
December 14, 2006 - 1:14am
6 years 46 weeks ago
Girl's H.S. Basketball Scores
River View 47
Coshocton 23

Defending Division II state champion River View racked up its 31st consecutive win, as the Lady Bears rolled past rival Coshocton.

River View improved to 5-0, which hasn't lost since its season opener to West Holmes last season.

Senior Kristin Daugherty led the attack with 17 points. Sister Kari Daugherty and senior Sami Dickerson added 12 points.
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