The word "coach" isn't gender based. Either a man or women can carry the title when guiding a team or player.
Men coach the men and most of the time, even the girls, while women coaches typically conform to the norm and stay with their own gender.
That's where Cambridge Junior Varsity head coach Sheryl Weber stands out. Three years ago, former boy's varsity head coach Gene Ford changed things up when he hired Weber to take over the boy's freshman team.
The new year brings WHIZ's second boy's and girl's high school basketball power polls, as determined by the WHIZ Sports Staff.
There was little movement between week one and two in both polls. On the boy's side a pair of wins lifted Morgan from 10th to 8th.
Meanwhile, in the girl's poll, 7-1 Shenandoah was able to jump 5-2 Newark Catholic after the Green Wave fell to #4 West Muskingum. Also Licking Valley dropped two spots to 10th after a 28 point loss to the fourth...
Boy's H.S. Basketball Scores ------------------------------ West Muskingum 40 Rosecrans 27
Rosecrans played the game it wanted for two and a half quarters and West Muskingum seemingly obliged.
Then the Tornadoes turned it up a notch.
With the Bishops playing at a slow pace to keep the game close, the Tornadoes didn't pull away until the fourth quarter. That's when Rosecrans suffered through a long scoring drought, only totaling five...
The basketball season is a month old now, but already teams are establishing themselves across the WHIZ viewing area.
Who is the best? Or maybe, Who is the best team you don't know about?
This week for the first time ever, WHIZ Sports has put together its own rankings for boy's and girl's basketbal teams. The teams have been ranked by the WHIZ Sports staff out of the 23 teams available in our coverage area.
Listed below are our week one rankings. A new poll...
For Rosecrans High School, tradition carries beyond the basketball court every Christmas.
A day after picking up their first win of the season at Rogge Gymnasium, the boy's basketball team got together with the girl's hoopsters, cheerleaders and student council to provide presents to over 60 children.
The gift giving event, geared toward families that have suffered hardships throughout the year, was started 14 years ago by boy's coach Todd Rock. The students provided for...
Three days after missing his first game of the season with a sprained ankle, Kevin Martin found more spring in his step than ever before.
The third-year guard for the Sacramento Kings turned in the best performance of his young NBA career Thursday night by scoring a career-high 40 points. Too bad it was in a losing effort to Washington, 126-119.
Martin played a season-high 45 minutes, while shooting 13-23 from the field, 4-10 from three...