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March 16, 2007 - 1:18am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Girl's H.S. Tournament Basketball
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Division II State Semifinal at Value City Arena

#2 River View (25-1) 57
#10 Cols. Eastmoor Academy (19-5) 41

River View senior Kristin Daugherty didn't win the Associated Press' Ms. Basketball award, but the way she played in Thursday's State Semifinal, the voters may want to change their minds.

The Lady Black Bears' standout poured in 30 points on 11-of-17 shooting and hauled in...
March 15, 2007 - 6:55pm
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Boy's H.S. Tournament Basketball
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Division II Regional Semifinal at OU-Athens

Chillicothe (19-4) 51
#7 Zanesville (20-3) 49

Chillicothe took round one, then delivered the knock-out blow in round two. In a rematch of the Southeast Ohio Athletic League Championship, the Cavs continued its impressive tournament run by beating Zanesville for the second time this season.

Saturday Chillicothe beat top ranked...
March 14, 2007 - 11:33pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Tuesday night Zanesville native Kevin Martin made his annual stop in Cleveland with the Sacramento Kings. Prior to the game he sat down with WHIZ and spoke about his breakout season.

In his third year in the NBA, Martin leads the Kings at 21.4 points per game.

Click the "watch video" link above to see the entire interview.
March 14, 2007 - 6:32pm
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College Baseball
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Muskingum (10-1) 6
Lake Erie (4-3) 0

Making its home debut the Muskingum baseball team gave fans at Mose Morehead Field something to cheer about... Another win.

Four Muskie pitchers hold Lake Erie College to only three hits as Muskingum wins its tenth game in a row.

Junior first baseman Seth Sibert cranked a solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning and had a team-high two hits to pace the...
March 14, 2007 - 6:21pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
There are plenty of good players on bad teams, but its great players that lead their teams to championships.

That's the perception the Asssociated Press must of had when selecting this year's girl's high school basketball All-Ohio teams.

This week both River View's Kristin Daugherty and Rachel Poorman of Maysville were selected first team All-Ohio after leading their respective teams to a state ranking and several championships.

Daugherty is also the Co-...
March 14, 2007 - 5:46pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Chances are there are not too many people outside of Dresden giving Tri-Valley much of a chance to survive past tomorrow night.

On paper DeSales is bigger, stronger and more experienced. Facts that may be true, but that's not enough to deter the three-time mvl champions.

WHIZ's Mike Thompson explains that Tri-Valley didn't win 22 games by accident. Don't expect these Dawgs to tuck their tails away with out a fight.

To view this story click the "WATCH VIDEO"...
March 13, 2007 - 7:12pm
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Intensity, desire, and attitude, three words that Bill Watson used to describe Philo Senior Shalane Moore.

Watson is the head coach of the Pikeville College women's basketball team and liked what he saw when scouting the All-Ohio special mention senior.

This afternoon, Moore received a full ride scholarship from the NAIA Bears and will dawn the number 32. As a four-year starter for the Philo Electrics she will continue her academics and athletics at the NAIA Division I...
March 13, 2007 - 6:38pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville Head Coach Scott Aronhalt has never cared for anything but the tournament. He preaches postseason success constantly.

So, it wasn't that shocking when Zanesville suffered a four point overtime loss to Chillicothe in the league championship game. No one was too upset, but a loss to the Cavs this time around would have a little more effect.

WHIZ's Aaron Spragg checks in now with a preview of round two between the Blue Devils and Cavaliers in Thursday's Regional...
March 12, 2007 - 7:09pm
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Muskingum head baseball coach Gregg Thompson has won a school record 246 games primarily for his team's offensive output. With Brock Whiteman suiting up for the Muskies, Thompson should plan on winning even more the next four years.

Monday, the freshman catcher from John Glenn High School was named the Ohio Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week after a dominating college baseball debut in Ft. Myers, Florida.

In leading Muskingum to a 9-1 record at the Gene Cusic Classic...
March 11, 2007 - 11:44pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
The 2007 season started with three straight wins for the Muskingum softball team. Since the ladies have won just four of their next nine games.

Sunday the Muskies wrapped up the NFCA Leadoff Classic in Panama City Beach, Florida with a win and another loss.

The Muskingum softball team is off to their worst start (7-5) since 1999 when they started the season 5-5 after the trip to Florida.
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