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December 16, 2005 - 1:14am
6 years 17 weeks ago
Girls High School Basketball
Newark Catholic (5-0) 62
New Albany 43

The Lady Green Wave avenge their only regular season loss last season in a major way. Sisters Sarah and Amy Clapper combine for 46 points and 23 rebounds, as Newark Catholic remains perfect on the year.

Senior Sarah Clapper nets a game-high 24 points with eight rebounds, while younger sister sophomore Amy Clapper adds 22 points to go with a game-high...
December 16, 2005 - 1:08am
6 years 17 weeks ago
Every average sized person who has played basketball has tried it. Dunking a basketball is a difficult task.

Only a handful of high school players can throw it down. Zanesville's Steve Hollins can do it...or can he?

WHIZ's Evans Boston talks to Hollins about dunking, and what he does best, rebounding! It's our Subway Player of the Week.

Click on the "watch video" link to see the story.
December 15, 2005 - 1:36pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
The Ohio Bobcat volleyball team advanced to the Sweet 16 this season. That's the best in school history. The Bobcats ended the season 33-3. losing to 5th ranked Arizona in five games.

Senior middle blocker Julia Winkfield was a major contributor to that success and now the Newark grad is being awarded for it.

The American Volleyball Coaches Association name Winkfield an Honorable Mention All-America Selection. Just add it to the list. Winkfield was earlier named the Mid...
December 15, 2005 - 1:24pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Girls High School Basketball
Zanesville (3-0) 66
Mount Vernon 40

At Winland Memorial Gymnasium, four players score in double figures as the Lady Blue Devils win by 26 over the Yellow Jackets.

Alcia Myers leads the way with 18 points. Tara Harris and Abby Winland both score 14 points. Harris also grabs 11 rebounds. Maddie McGarvey scores 10.

Philo (4-1) 40
Tri-Valley (2-3...
December 11, 2005 - 12:52am
6 years 17 weeks ago
High School Boys' Basketball
Zanesville 62
Cols. East 44

The Blue Devils go on an amazing run in the second quarter, and never look back.

Tied at 10 in the second period, Zanesville (4-0) goes on a 20-1 run to lead 30-11 at the half.

Kodey Haddox leads the way with 13 points. Steve Hollins, who had no points in the first half, finishes with 12 in the game after a dominant third quarter.
December 11, 2005 - 12:42am
6 years 17 weeks ago
Men's College Basketball
Muskingum 86
Baldwin-Wallace 98

The Jackets are ranked 21st in the nation in division three, and showed the Muskies why Saturday.

Brandon Todd pours in 30 points for Muskingum (4-3, 1-2 OAC), and senior Cole Pittis records a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

But Tori Davis' 26 points for BW (6-1, 2-0 OAC) proved to be too much for the Muskies.

The Jackets shot 57.9%...
December 10, 2005 - 12:49am
6 years 17 weeks ago
Maysville 53
West Muskingum 55

2-0 Maysville loses a close one with 1-0 West Muskingum tonight at Gary Ankrum Memorial Gym.

The Panthers led by as many as 12 points, but the Tornadoes were able to chip away at the lead and pull ahead off two free throws from Chad Karling.


Zanesville 76
Cols. West 57

Blue Devils improve to 3-0 on the season. Logan Aronhalt scores 22 in the win, while Kody...
December 8, 2005 - 6:53pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Muskingum College has only two seniors on this year's men's basketball team.

Both Zach Ross and Cole Pittis are invaluable to the Muskies, but Ross has made tremendous strides in his game.

Under new head coach Geno Ford, Ross plays everywhere on the floor, but the hard work in the off-season is paying dividends now.

Evans Boston has more with Ross, our Subway Player of the Week.

Click "Watch Video" to view story.
December 8, 2005 - 3:03pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
She might have missed over two months of practice with a broken cheekbone, but that hasn't slowed down Jessie Slack's quick start with the Eastern Carolina Pirates.

Slack, a freshman from Sheridan High School, has been instrumental in ECU's school best 6-1 start to the season. Wednesday night in a 66-61 win over Virginia Common Wealth Slack came off the bench to score a career-high 17 points to go with five rebounds in 24 minutes worth of work. The 5-11 freshman shot 6-11 from the...
December 8, 2005 - 1:51am
6 years 17 weeks ago
Girl's High School Basketball
Newark Catholic (2-0) 68
Licking Valley (3-1) 52

Returning three starters from a 23-2 team a year ago, Newark Catholic has little trouble handing Licking Valley its first loss of the season, 68-52.

Bowling Green-bound senior Sarah Clapper paces the Green Wave with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Sophomore Jordan Stacey adds 14 points and seven boards. Aleese Lewis also chips in 15 points.
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