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July 15, 2005 - 12:24am
5 years 37 weeks ago
In four games last weekend, the Zanesville 15-Year Old All-Star team struck out 30 times in four games. But Josh Mohler still managed to stay on top of his game. The Sophomore to be at John Glenn High School went 5-9 at the plate with a pair of walks and three RBI.

Baseball is his sport. And despite throwing up dirt, Mohler is more focused on furthering his athletic career.

And that's what makes him this week's Subway Player of the Week.

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July 14, 2005 - 11:58pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
Gant Stadium
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Senior Pioneers (14-6) 2
Athens 0

- In a game that only took one hour and forty minutes to complete, the Seniors drop Athens another game back in the COL standings with a pivitol league win. The Juniors remain in second place in the East Division behind the Seniors and now two games ahead of Athens. the top two teams from each division makes the COL playoffs. Jason Gatewood pitches a complete...
July 14, 2005 - 11:28pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
Zanesville Country Club- Three rounds at the Ohio Amateur are complete and Northwestern's Chris Wilson protects his three-day lead. The Dublin native cards a 71, (-1) in round three, moving him to a tournament best nine under through three rounds.

Ohio State's Colin Biles makes the biggest move of the day, scoring a 70 (-2) to pull within four strokes of the leader. Biles is five-under with 18 holes to play.

Zanesville's Kyle Coconis stays competitive on day three,...
July 13, 2005 - 11:53pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
After being designated for assignment a week ago, the Boston Red Sox trade Zanesville native Jay Payton to Oakland for relief pitcher Chad Bradford, who is fresh off the DL.

The A's make room for Payton by trading outfielder Eric Byrnes to Colorado, as well as infielder Omar Quintanilla for LHP Joe Kennedy and RHP Jay Witasick.

Payton hit for a .263 average in 55 games for the Red Sox this season with five home runs and 21 RBI. The ZHS grad was disgruntled because he was...
July 13, 2005 - 11:35pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
After shooting a discouraging four-over on day one, Maysville grad Kyle Conconis redeems himself in round two. Coconis cards a round two best four-under par 68 and is now tied for 10th overall after two rounds of play.

Day one leader Chris Wilson stays on top at eight under, after scoring two under in round two. Coconis' Ohio State teammate Colin Biles stays near the top of the leaderboard. His 72, even par for round two, keeps him at three under par and puts him in 4th place...
July 13, 2005 - 11:20pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
Zanesville's Allie Clarke has been on the PBA Tour since he was 18 years old. Now 44 years later the owner of the Maysville All-Star Lanes is still winning.

Last weekend in Sterling Heights, Michigan, Clarke won his first tour event since 2001 with a come-from-behind victory in a PBA Senior Regional Tournament.

Clarke qualified for match play as the eighth and final seed of 43 bowlers on hand, but that didn't discourage the former three-time national champion. Clarke...
July 11, 2005 - 11:28pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
Just days after new Cavs GM Danny Ferry pursuades free agent shooting guard Larry Hughes to join LeBron James and the Cavs, he plans to re-sign Cleveland's only true big man in Zydrunas Ilgauskas.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that Z will become the second free agent to sign, joining Hughes. Ilgauskas is expected to recieve an estimated five-year deal worth between 55 and 60 million dollars.
July 11, 2005 - 11:20pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
Zanesville native Kevin Martin didn't see a whole lot of playing time in his rookie season with the Sacramento Kings, now he's trying to make sure that doesn't happen again.

A first-round draft pick a year ago, Martin is currently tearing up the Reebok Vegas Summer League, reserved for NBA rookies, as well as first and second year players.

So far through three games Martin is averaging a team-best 22 points per game and just scored 28 in a win over Chicago, Sunday night....
July 11, 2005 - 11:10pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
For the first time since 1960, the Ohio Amateur Golf Tournament is back in Zanesville and the Zanesville Country.

Practice rounds were held Monday with Round one of the event teeing off at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Local players to keep an eye on include Maysville product and current Ohio State player Kyle Coconis, Dayton-bound Brad Wright from Cambridge and Zanesville's Jim Spargrove, Joe Allen, Mark Johnston and Gary Turner. Spargrove qualified for the Ohio Amateur by being the...
July 10, 2005 - 11:57pm
5 years 37 weeks ago
American League
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Cleveland (47-41) 4
New York (46-40) 9

- The Indians lose five of their last six headed into the break, while the Yankees are sizzling. New York is finally catching up to AL East-leading Boston, only trailing by two and a half games. The Yankees have won seven of their last eight. Grady Sizemore racks up three hits and scores a pair of runs. Jake Westbrook, an all-star last year, loses again. His record is now 6-11. In...
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