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July 21, 2006 - 11:27pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Muskingum-Licking H.S. Football All-Star Game
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Licking County 24
Muskingum Valley 0

At Newark's White Field, Licking County continues its decade of dominance by shutting down Muskingum Valley in the 25th annual all-star game.

In the last ten years the Licking County squad has won eight meetings, including four of the last five. Muskingum won last year 14-7.

The 25th meeting between the two rivals Friday night was...
July 21, 2006 - 11:02pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
District 10 Tournament at Steubenville
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Coshocton 19
Tusky County 4 F/7

WP: Steve Miller (7-2) 7 IP, 4R, 4K

Coshocton slugs its way into the Losers Bracket final. They touch home plate 19 times and pound out 18 hits. Cody Stickdorn and Issac Song lead the way, each drive in 4 runs and score 3 more.

The Cherokees will take on Alliance Saturday at 1 p.m. Coshocton fell to them in the opening...
July 20, 2006 - 10:01pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
District 10 Legion Baseball Tournament
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Coshocton 11 F/8
Marlington 1

Since getting dropped to the loser's bracket in the first game of the tournament, Coshocton Legion has responded accordingly.

Facing elimination, the Cherokees win their second straight game. Thursday, Post 65 hammers Marlington 11-1 in eight innings.

Centerfielder Andy Stahl continues his hot streak at the plate. The Newcomerstown grad smacks...
July 18, 2006 - 11:21pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
15-Year Old Babe Ruth State Tournament
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Championship Game at Gant Stadium

Youngstown 9
Newark 3

All Newark wanted was a rematch with Youngstown after losing in extra innings in the winner's bracket final Monday. Too bad the Moundbuilders were simply out of gas.

After surviving a 14-13 win over Zanesville, early Tuesday in the sweltering heat, Newark couldn't keep up with the pre-tournament favorite in the...
July 17, 2006 - 11:35pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
15-Year Old Babe Ruth State Tournament
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Youngstown 12 F/8
Newark 7

In the winner's bracket final at the 15-Year Old Babe Ruth State Tournament, Newark was down for the count, but wouldn't stay on the mat.

Trailing 7-0 in the final inning, the Moundbuilders mounted a miraculous comeback before falling short in extra innings.

Newark plated seven runs in the seventh inning to stay alive, but in the eighth,...
July 14, 2006 - 6:34pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
The 100th annual Ohio Amateur Golf Championships wrapped up Friday afternoon. Zanesville's Kyle Coconis and Warsaw's Brad Baker were among those finishing the four round event.

Coconis, a former state champion at Maysville High School, finished the tournament in 38th place (+17). He shot his worst round of the tournament (78) on the final day, seven over par.

Baker, the head golf coach at River View High School, ended in a tie for 18th place, shooting 17 over par after...
July 14, 2006 - 5:54pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
As the Coshocton Cherokees prep for the upcoming District 10 tournament in Steubenville, Post 65 also wraps up it's home schedule for the summer.

Only one game remains at Lake Park and that's a shame, because for fans of baseball, the park provides a unique and enjoyable atmosphere.

WHIZ's Mike Fink has followed the Cherokees all season, and even he has noticed that there is just something different about the way Coshocton enjoys the game.

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July 12, 2006 - 11:38pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
COL Baseball
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Senior Pioneers 8
Junior Pioneers 1

At Gant Stadium, for the third time this season the Senior Pioneers upend their younger counterparts in a game that means a lot to the standings.

With the win, the Seniors remain within a game of Athens in their division standings. Athens has four losses, the Seniors five and the Juniors six.

In the third game of a four game season-series, the Juniors keep the Seniors at bay...
July 12, 2006 - 11:32pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Despite the rain Tuesday night, close to 200 kids showed up for the Columbus Crew Soccer Clinic.

The youngsters didn't mind or maybe didn't even know about the Crew's recent struggles to win games this season. They were having a blast just being taught by professionals.

Unfortunatly for those getting paid to play soccer for a living, winning games is their meal ticket.

Right now the Crew only wins 24% of the time, and are working hard to change that.
July 11, 2006 - 11:05pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
With the latest American collapse in the World Cup, critics forecastr a dip in soccer popularity in the U.S, but as Mike Fink found out tonight, the sport is alive and well in Muskingum County.
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