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August 2, 2005 - 1:54pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
American Legion State Baseball Tournament

Zanesville (43-10) 10
Harrison (25-14) 4

At Athens High School, Sheridan product Josh Barrera helped turn things around for Zanesville Legion, who stayed alive in the State Tournament with a 10-4 win over Harrison.

Barrera didn't pitch in Monday's opening round loss to Lancaster, but was commanding against the Post 199 hitters, The Ohio State-signee tossed a complete game Tuesday morning (9 innings), striking...
August 1, 2005 - 11:39pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
AAABA Regional Tournament @ Gant Stadium

Junior Pioneers 5
Chicago Metro 1

At Gant Stadium, Bobby Shaw's complete game effort on the mound was enough to earn him the decisive win in the opening game of the AAABA Regional Tournament. Shaw only allowed five hits and no earned runs with eight strikeouts. The Juniors busted the game open in the seventh inning, plating four runs.

The host team will play defending national champion Baltimore Tuesday at...
July 26, 2005 - 11:14pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
Michael Phelps had a lot of disappointment on his shoulders following his anything-but-good finish in the 400-meter freestyle.

But the World Swimming Championships present a new day and a new chance.

Phelps rebounds from his dismal performance, winning the 200-meter freestyle in a nearly record time. In fact, his time of 1:45.20 falls just a second short of Ian Thorpe's world record.

Phelps' win is just one of a long list of victories for the Americans. They...
July 26, 2005 - 11:03pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
The start of the 2005 college football season is closing in. So, that means it's time for some pre-season polls.

The Ohio University Bobcats are picked to finish third in the MAC East, according to a recent Media Association poll.

But the story is a predicted rivalry for the championship game.

Toledo, last year's MAC Champion, is picked to win the West division. Bowling Green, who recently jumped to the East after three years as a West team, gets 30 first...
July 25, 2005 - 11:09pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
Ohio State Quarterback Troy Smith has found himself in trouble again with the NCAA this past week for violating another of the organizations many rules.
Tennessee Titan Quarterback Steve McNair in trouble for attending a camp ran Smith. NCAA rules stat that a player cannot miss class for a charitable or educational event unless they have permission from the school’s athletic director.
However, Ohio State says that the camp hired the Q-B and that falls outside of NCAA...
July 24, 2005 - 11:20pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
COL Baseball at Gant Stadium

Junior Pioneers 5 F/10
Columbus Braves 4

At Gant Stadium, Johnny McMasters' game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 10th with bases loaded gives the Juniors a win over COL Rival Columbus Braves, 5-4.

McMasters, a John Glenn Grad, leads the offense going 3-5 with a pair of RBI.

Brandon Wheeler gets the mound win only throwing the 10th inning. Bobby Shaw gets the no decision after firing a strong nine...
July 23, 2005 - 9:25pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
American Legion District 11 Baseball Tourney

Zanesville 1
Marietta 0

In Marietta, for the first time since 1999 Zanesville Legion Post 29 will be headed to the State Tournament in Athens with a 1-0 District Title win over Marietta, Saturday afternoon.

Hittless until the top of the 7th inning, Jared Yakubik leads off the inning with an infield base hit. Then with one out and Yakubik at third, Crooksville's Nathan Van Meter bloops a single into left...
July 22, 2005 - 11:26pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
At Philo's Sam Hatfield Stadium for the 24th annual Muskingum Valley-Licking County All-Star Game, Rosecrans grad Scott Moyer throws a pair of touchdowns and earns MVP honors, as Muskingum wins 14-7.

It's Muskingum Valley's first win in the last five years, taking their lead in the all-time series to 13-11.

The game was scoreless until late in the second quarter when Muskingum Valley strikes first. With 1:18 to play in the first half, Moyer connects with Crooksville's...
July 21, 2005 - 11:37pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
Since helping lead the Rosecrans football team to the playoffs his senior year, Johnny Bills has signed to play college ball with Ohio Dominican.

But even now as the Muskingum Valley-Licking County All-Star game is upon us, Bills is still uncertain what position he will play in the future.

Click the "watch video" link to see why Johnny Bills is this week's Subway Player of the Week.
July 21, 2005 - 11:12pm
6 years 24 weeks ago
COL Baseball @ Gant Stadium

Senior Pioneers 6
Junior Pioneers 4

- At Gant Stadium for WHIZ Media Group Night, the Junior Pioneers score three runs in the bottom of the ninth, but Brock Whiteman grounds out with bases loaded to end the game. The Senior Pioneers sweep the Juniors in the season series, four games to none. Joe Pollock takes the tough luck loss for the Juniors. The ZHS grad pitches all nine innings, allowing seven hits, two earned runs and struck...
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