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October 28, 2006 - 12:28am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Out of eight area players nominated for WHIZ's first-ever STUD of the Year Award, one stood out above the rest.

Cambridge senior running back Stephen Ford has been a man among boys in 2006. The three-year starter has rushed for 1,956 yards through 10 games this season. That total broke his previous record of yards in a season which he set as a junior.

Ford also has 21 touchdowns on the season. In his career, the self-proclaimed power runner has rushed for 5,084 yards...
October 27, 2006 - 12:45am
7 years 11 weeks ago
High School Tournament Volleyball Scores
#4 Newark Catholic def. Mt. Gilead
25-22, 25-14, 25-20

Fourth ranked Newark Catholic wasn't is top form against Mt. Gilead in a Division IV District Semifinal at Worthington Christian. That didn't even matter.

The Green Wave is well on its way back toward the state final four with a three game sweep of the Indians.

Senior Amy Cox lead the NC attack with 13 kills and two...
October 19, 2006 - 12:51am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Boy's High School Tournament Soccer
Division II Sectional Semifinal at River View

John Glenn 2 PK
West Muskingum 1

West Muskingum might be co-MVL champions this season, but it's John Glenn advancing in the tournament. In an upset, the Muskies win a penalty kick shoot-out, 3-2. The two teams were locked into a 1-1 stalemate after two overtimes.

The second seed Tornadoes took a 2-0 lead out of the...
October 17, 2006 - 12:39am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Boy's High School Soccer Scores
D-II Sectional at Riverside Soccer Complex

Maysville 3
Morgan 0

Maysville sophomore Mike Ford scores two second half goals to give the Panthers a 3-0 in the Sectional tournament opener.

The Panthers took a 1-0 lead in the first half when J.R. Brewer scored a goal with 27:39 on the clock. Ford added his goals at the 32:37 mark and 20:54 mark in the second half....
October 17, 2006 - 12:07am
7 years 11 weeks ago
High School Volleyball Scores
D-II Sectional at River View (Upper Bracket)

Tri-Valley def. Claymont
15-25, 25-10, 25-8, 25-13

Two-time defending MVL champion Tri-Valley is one step further into the tournament then it was last season.

After a perfect MVL record in 2005, the Scotties slipped up in the tournament opener, losing to Dover. Not this time around.

Despite losing game one, the Dawgs respond...
October 15, 2006 - 6:10pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Rosecrans' Josh Agin fires his second consecutive 75, good enough for a fifth place finish at the Division III State Golf Tournament. The Sophomore was within two strokes of the lead with 3 to play before a triple-bogey on 17. Agin ends the year as first team All-Ohio for the second straight year.

Click on the "watch video" icon to view final round highlights.
October 13, 2006 - 6:24pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Strong wind gusts and low temperatures couldn't slow down Rosecrans sophomore Josh Agin in the first round of the Division III State Golf Championships.

At Ohio State's Gray Course, Agin shoots a 37 on the front nine, 38 on the back to finish with a 75 (+5). Through one round only four players are better on the leader board. Agin sits in fifth with 18 holes to play Saturday.

After a delay for frost in the morning, Agin got heated up on hole eight with his first birdie of...
October 12, 2006 - 6:54pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
A year older and a year wiser.

Josh Agin is headed back to the state golf tournament to chase the big prize.

Last year as a freshman Agin surprised the surrounding the players club at Foxfire Golf Course coming out of nowhere to finish third at the State Tournament.

This year the Rosecrans sophomore finds himself as one of the favorites after winning the District.

But as WHIZ’s Mike Fink found out, Agin might just be up to the task.

October 12, 2006 - 6:46pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Friday night it’s the game of the year in the MVL, as the league championship hangs over head.

At 7-0, New Lexington was expected to be in this position, but John Glenn not so much. After losing 20 seniors from last year’s playoff team, the Muskies have found a way to win.
But can they possibly hang with a Panther team that’s shown no signs of weakness?

That will be decided 7:30 Friday at Jim Rockwell Stadium.

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October 11, 2006 - 2:25am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Only three weeks remain until the Ohio High School Football State Playoffs begin.

Some teams are in the perfect position, while others are just on the outside looking in. Still plenty can happen when it comes to the playoff picture. Some big games remain on area team's schedules, which will ultimately decide their post season fate.

Keep in mind the top eight teams from each of the 24 regions advance to the playoffs. The top four teams in each region will host a first...
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