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August 31, 2005 - 1:14am
6 years 8 weeks ago
High School Volleyball

Columbus School for Girls def. Rosecrans
23-25, 23-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-11

At Rogge Gymnasium, the Lady Bishops (0-1) take a two games to none lead, but the Unicorns win the next three games to steal the win. It would of been a huge win for Rosecrans in its first match of the season, as the Cols. School for Girls competes in Division I. Jaclyn Johnston paces the Bishops offense with 10 kills, while Tessi...
August 30, 2005 - 1:00am
6 years 8 weeks ago
West Muskingum def. Maysville
25-21, 25-18, 25-17

At Gary Ankrum Memorial Gynmasium, in the new West Muskingum High School, the host team sweeps past Maysville in straight sets.

Brittany Robinson pounds six kills with three service aces to lead the Tornadoes, while Paige Boyer chips in five kills.

West Muskingum and Maysville are both 1-1 on the season.

The Tornadoes will dedicate their new gymnasium in memory of the former principal Gary...
August 27, 2005 - 11:49pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
Larry Snode used good shots and Mother Nature to win the ZDGA Senior.

Saturday's final round was shortened to nine holes due to rain. Snode overcame a one shot deficit, shooting a two under 34 to easily take the title.

After leading the first two rounds, Tom Bowman stumbled Saturday, shooting three over and falling to one under overall.

Here is the final leaderboard:

Larry Snode -5
Tom Bowman -1
Tom Denton -1
Jim Spargrove -1
August 27, 2005 - 11:42pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
TCC 26
Rosecrans 7

TCC beat Rosecrans for the first time in six years, taking the Bishops down in a 26-7 rout Saturday.

Rosecrans had only 106 yards of total offense, managing just 26 yards in the first half.

Kyle Lepi was the offense's bright spot. Lepi carried the ball four times for 62 yards.

Nick Hershberger led the TCC attack, with 32 carries for 171 yards.
August 27, 2005 - 11:39pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
Ridgewood 7
Crooksville 0

After no scoring for nearly the entire game, Ridgewood took advantage.

Jarrod Grove hit Josh McCormick for a 37 yard touchdown pass with 1:38 left in the game, lifting Ridgewood to victory, 7-0.

The teams combined for 130 yards of total offense in the first half. Jack Danison led the Ceramics offense with 11 carries for 72 yards.

Ridgewood forced two turnovers. The teams combined for 11 penalties.
August 27, 2005 - 12:04am
6 years 8 weeks ago
Tri-Valley 20 2OT
River View 14

In WHIZ's first Century National Bank/Subway TV Game of the Week, Tri-Valley uses two overtimes to improve to 1-0.

Cameron West scores the game-winning touchdown from two-yards out in the second overtime, earning the Century National Bank Player of the Game.

The game can be seen Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. on WHIZ.

Licking Valley 24
Sheridan 13

The Panthers use home field advantage to...
August 26, 2005 - 3:26pm
6 years 8 weeks ago
For a team that went 9-1, Ridgewood Football had a long offseason.

Last year's head coach, Kevin Foster, is now in prison, serving a one year sentence for gross sexual imposition with an eleven year old girl.

Twelve year assistant John Slusser was left to pick up the pieces and assume the head coaching role.

Evans Boston tells us in this Coca-Cola Powerade Team Preview that the Generals are trying to forget the past, and stay focused on football...and nothing...
August 25, 2005 - 10:18am
6 years 8 weeks ago
After a 5-year hiatus, WHIZ is bringing back local games to the TV screen this football season and they’ll be brought to you with all the latest bells and whistles.

This year, we’ll bring you a local game every week, with the first one set for this Saturday. 15 area teams will be highlighted, eleven from the MVL.

Media Operations Manager Brian Wagner says the high school games have been in high demand since they stopped airing the “Game of the Week” almost 5 years ago…...
August 25, 2005 - 12:25am
6 years 8 weeks ago
Bob Huggins is no longer the head coach of the Cincinnati men's basketball team.

Huggins resigned Wednesday after being given an ultimatum in a letter he received Tuesday, telling him to resign, or be fired.

Terms of compensation have not been released. Huggins is forced out as the school's winningest coach, leading the Bearcats to 14 straight NCAA Tournament appearances.

The 51 year old coached at Cincinnati for 16 years. He had planned on staying at Cincinnati...
August 25, 2005 - 12:17am
6 years 8 weeks ago
If you know anything about MVL football, you know Crooksville's village park is the place to be on Friday nights.

The small Perry County community basically shuts down to watch their Ceramics play under the lights, and this year is no different.

With a solid core of players returning to the field after qualifying for the D-5 playoffs last season, the Ceramics are ready to compete for their first MVL title since 1997.

WHIZ's Nicole Medaugh has the story in this...
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