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March 2, 2007 - 8:57pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
At the half Maysville leads Shenandoah 18-13 at the Division III sectional final at Stuebenville.

Winner Advances to face Albany Alexander March 7th at 6:15 in Lancaster
March 2, 2007 - 7:08pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Day two of the state wrestling championship continued from Ohio State's Value City Arena and some locals are two matches away from bringing home a state title.

Sheridans Tieler Severance (125 lb), Ben Fondale of New Lexington (130 lb) and Mitch Knapp from Morgan (189 lb) all remain in the championship bracket in the respective weight classes.

Meanwhile several other wrestlers still have a shot at finishing as high as third in the consolation bracket.

March 2, 2007 - 2:25am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Maysville football has had trouble winning games over the past few years, but that doesn't mean the Panthers aren't doing the right things.

As evident Thursday when defensive lineman Bryce Potts signed a national letter of intent to play football at NAIA Urbana the next four years.

He will receive a partial scholarship that pays for half of his yearly 20,000 tuition.

The all-district performer thanked and credited the Maysville coaching staff for grooming him...
March 2, 2007 - 1:55am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Boy's H.S. Tournament Basketball
Division II Sectional Final at Coshocton H.S.

#7 Zanesville (19-2) 41
Dover (17-5) 36

Dover got Zanesville to play at their speed in a rematch of last year's Sectional final. It didn't matter.

Playing in a half-court game, instead of a run-and-gun shootout, the Blue Devils were able to overcome a rare cold-shooting night in winning their third consecutive Sectional...
March 2, 2007 - 1:17am
7 years 11 weeks ago
The season and even careers of some area high school wrestlers were on the line today at the State Wrestling Championships held at Ohio State.

After round one, six area hopefuls still have a shot at a state championship, while only four have been elminated in their first two matches. Eleven others are alive and well in the consolation bracket with both a win and loss in Thursday's opening rounds.

Of those remaining in the championship bracket are; Paul Rose (Cambridge),...
March 1, 2007 - 2:58am
7 years 11 weeks ago
You'll see Ty Shepfer during the games sitting on the bench or walking out on the court during timeouts.

But what you wont see is the hard work that Shepfer puts in during practice. Posting up against Greg Oden in the paint or being the screen man at the top of the key.

One thing is for sure that Ty puts his heart and soul into the Ohio State Buckeyes and even though he doesn't put on a jersey he's contributed to OSU's success.

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March 1, 2007 - 1:55am
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He went to Ohio State for an education, and thats what he'll get when he graduates this June.

Ty Shepfer also has had the luxury of being a part of The Ohio State Mens Basketball team. He joined the managerial staff in the fall of 2003 and since has worked his way through the ranks to become the Head Manager in his senior year.

Shepfer, works daily with the basketball team in practices and during the games to prepare the Buckeyes for every contest.

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March 1, 2007 - 1:39am
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Girl's H.S. Tournament Basketball
Division III District Semifinal at Steubenville H.S.

#6 Maysville (23-1) 54
Coshocton (18-5) 53

Maysville knew it would be challenged in Wednesday's District Semfinal against upstart Coshocton. The Panthers just didn't know when.

After building a 15-point lead in the second quarter, and keeping it at 13 with 4:30 to play in the game, the Redskins came storming back.

February 28, 2007 - 8:33pm
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Muskingum College sophomore standouts Jessica McKenzie and Tiffany Youel were honored for their stellar play by the Ohio Athletic Conference by being named to the First Team and Honorable Mention squads, respectively.

McKenzie dominated post play in the OAC en route to leading the conference in scoring (18.4 ppg) and field goal shooting percentage (.580). Additionally, she was tied for second in rebounds per game (8.1 rpg) and ninth in minutes played (802).

The West...
February 28, 2007 - 8:15pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
When Jerry Robinson had to sit out his freshman season at New Lexington with an injury he couldn't stand watching from the sidelines.

It's that experience that first triggered the Panther stand-out to someday be a college athlete, making him convinced he needed to compete at the next level . He realized that dream today.

At the New Lexington High School library Wednesday afternoon in front of teammates, family and friends, Robinson signed a national letter of intent to...
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