High School Volleyball --------------------------- Newark Catholic (19-0) def. Grandview Heights 25-8, 25-8, 25-6
In Newark, defending D-III State Champion Newark Catholic flexes on Mid State League rival Grandview Heights in straight games. The win stretches the Green Waves' impressive win streak to 33, dating back to last year.
Senior Shannon Wilson leads the attack with 12 kills, while Sarah Clapper adds 10. Meredith McDonald passes out 16 assists....
High School Volleyball --------------------------- Buckeye Trail (15-1) def. Cambridge (5-14) 25-21, 25-23, 25-18
At Cambridge High School, two-time defending PVC Champion Buckeye Trail rolls past Guernsey County foe, Cambridge. Kendra Bamfield's nine kills paces the Warrior attack, while twin sisters, Megan and Jessica Campbell record seven kills each for Cambridge. However, there is a bigger storyline to this game.
In thier respective districts, some area high school golf standouts advance to the State Tournament.
In Division II at Cumberland Trails, two-time MVL Champion, West Muskingum senior Derek Brown earns medalist honors, carding a four-under 68. The next closest score was an even par, 72. Only two individual golfers advance to state from each district.
As a team West Muskingum finishes 6th shooting a 323, Morgan comes in 8th with a 334 and MVL Champion John Glenn 9th...
High School Volleyball ---------------------------- Tri-Valley (13-0) def. Sheridan (8-5) 25-20, 25-15, 25-10
In Dresden, the Scotties claim at least a share of their second straight MVL Championship with only three league games left to play. Tri-Valley is perfect at 13-0, three games better than John Glenn who is 9-3.
Tri-Valley Head Coach Leigh Ann Longaberger only returned two starters from the 2004 squad, but says the quick development of...
High School Volleyball --------------------------- Tri-Valley (12-0) def. Philo (3-10) 25-15, 25-23, 25-20
In Philo, Tri-Valley stays perfect in league play and pulls within a game of clinching at least a share of the MVL Championship for the second straight year. John Glenn and Sheridan remain in a tie for second place with three league losses. Tri-Valley is 14-1 overall. Michelle Hogue paces the Scotties with 15 assists, while Tara Harper adds nine kills. Katie...
Former Sheridan basketball standout Jessie Slack, was set to make an impact for Division I Eastern Carolina this season. That plan has been slightly delayed.
A freshman guard for the Pirates, Slack underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a broken right cheekbone. Slack's father, Greg, tells WHIZ that Jessie broke her cheekbone in three different places during a late afternoon open gym Saturday, Sept. 24th. While going for a steal, Slack collided with a teammate head-to-head....
When Ben Fowler graduated last year, one of the big questions was who would be quarterback for Cambridge in 2005? The Bobcats found their answer in a transfer.
Kyle Warden joins Cambridge for his senior year. But Warden didn't walk into the job. He transferred in January so he could work out with his new team. WHIZ's Evans Boston takes a closer look at Warden, our Subway Player of the Week.
High School Volleyball ---------------------------- Newark Catholic (15-0) def. Liberty Union 25-12, 25-10, 25-7
Ranked third in Division VI in the most recent Associated Press State Rankings, Newark Catholic has no problem staying undefeated with a three games to none win at Liberty Union. The defending state champions have now won 30 straight matches dating back to last season.
Senior All-Ohio Sarah Clapper leads the attack with 21 kills and three aces,...