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August 15, 2005 - 1:57pm
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At the end of last season there was speculation that Morgan Head Coach Homer Weekley would step down from the helm and retire from coaching for the second time.

Well, Weekley is staying put. He couldn't turn down the opportunity to coach some of the MVL's best talent at least one last time.

Sure Derek Bragg is gone, but the Raiders are stilll armed and ready. WHIZ's Aaron Spragg has the story with this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview.

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August 15, 2005 - 1:32am
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At Zanesville Country Club for the final round of the ZDGA Championship, Adam Lescalleet shoots a one-under 71, putting him at -7 for the tournament. Jason Baughman is the next closest contender, but his six-over 78 on the final day keeps the separation.

It's Lescalleet's fifth ZDGA title and third in four years. The Muskingum College grad won back-to-back titles in 2002 and 2003.

Final Results for the 2005 ZDGA Championship...
August 12, 2005 - 11:47pm
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Cincinnati continued to demolish its Central Division rivals Friday night.

The Reds beat Milwaukee, 5-3 for their fourth straight victory and ninth straight win on the road.

Luke Hudson pitched six innings, allowing three earned runs, good enough for the win. Hudson is now 4-5 on the year.
David Weathers pitched 1 2/3 innings for his eighth save.

Adam Dunn went 1 for 3 with his 82nd RBI. Edwin Encarnacion belted his third homer of the year in the fourth...
August 12, 2005 - 11:42pm
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Cleveland lost its first game in a week Friday night. After two sweeps on the road, the Indians return home and lose to lowly Tampa Bay, 8-6.

Jake Westbrook suffered the loss for the Tribe. Westbrook only lasted four innings, allowing eight runs and two home runs.

Grady Sizemore went three for five with one RBI in the loss. Ronnie Belliard also had three hits, and two RBI's.

Cleveland made five errors, and hit into four double plays. The Indians will play the...
August 12, 2005 - 12:31am
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American League
Oakland (66-48) 5
Anaheim (65-49) 4

Jay Payton's lead-off home run in the 7th inning combined with Eric Chavez's 3-run blast tied the game 4-4, before Oakland scored the game-winning run in the 9th inning.

The home run was Payton's 12th of the season.

In the 9th inning Oakland scored on a rare scenario. After not getting a called strike by the home plate umpire, Angels' closer Francisco Rodriguez failed...
August 10, 2005 - 12:03am
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Twenty-one losses two years ago didn't keep kids away from playing Meadowbrook football and neither has the three wins last season. 61 players are enlisted in the program and coach Mitch Bendle hopes it stays that way. Even after Tuesday night.

In Byesville, the Rolling Hills School District held a board meeting to try and find a way to compromise a $900,000 deficit left by a lack of state funding for the fiscal year. The answer...implement pay to play for all athletes.

August 9, 2005 - 12:07am
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When the Sacramento Kings played in Cleveland in April, Kevin Martin only played in the final minute of the game. Maybe this time around the Zanesville native will have earned some playing time by March.

Monday the NBA released its league schedule and Sacramento won't visit The Q (Gund Arena's new name) until March first.

As for the Cavs, they open the season November 2nd at home versus New Orleans, then they hit the road two days later for a game with the defending...
August 8, 2005 - 11:54pm
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AAABA National Tournament

Johnstown, PA 13
Junior Pioneers 1

Playing in the national tournament, after receiving an automatic bid for hosting a Regional, the Junior Pioneers lose in the only game played Monday. All of the other games scheduled for Monday were rained out.

In front of a estimated crowd of 9,000 fans, Brock Whiteman (Senior/John Glenn H.S.) led the Juniors at the plate going 3-3 with a walk.

Joe Pollock (Ohio Dominican) took...
August 7, 2005 - 11:06pm
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Adam Lescalleet broke his personal best in the second round of the ZDGA Amateur Sunday at Vista View.

Lescalleet shot a seven under par 64, in a round that included eight birdies. He takes over the overall lead from Chad Morrow. Lescalleet is at six under through two rounds.

Morrow entered the day with the lead, after shooting a three under 68 Saturday at Jaycee.
The field is cut to 60, and the third round will be Saturday at Eagle Sticks.

Here's a look at...
August 6, 2005 - 12:56am
5 years 44 weeks ago
American League
Cleveland (58-52) 9
Detroit (52-56) 6

At Commerica Park, the Indians score nine runs in the sixth inning, behind 10 hits in route to a 9-6 win over the Tigers. Cleveland sent 15 batters to the plate that inning, where Casey Blake and Coco Crisp both had two hits each, including home runs.

Nate Robertson got roughed up to say the least. He gave up six runs and 10 hits in five-plus innings.

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