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February 28, 2005 - 12:52am
6 years 7 weeks ago
John Havlicek stopped by Value City Arena during the Ohio State-Wisconsin game, and the one-of-a-kind player was honored in a once-in-a-lifetime ceremony.

Havlicek's #5 jersey came unfurled from the rooftop of Schottenstein Center, joining 4 others, including one of Havlicek's Ohio State teammates, Jerry Lucas.

Havlicek went to 3 straight national championship games as a Buckeye (1960-62), winning one. He went on to win 8 NBA titles with the Boston Celtics. Havlicek was...
February 28, 2005 - 12:45am
6 years 7 weeks ago
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

#20 Wisconsin 64
Ohio St. 56

-John Havlicek and Mike Vrabel watch as the Buckeyes start slowly, letting the Badgers get a double-digit lead for most of the game. Wisconsin nails over 85% of its 3-point attempts in the 1st half. Terence Dials scores 20 points on 8-10 shooting. He also becomes the 42nd Buckeye to score at least 1000 career points.

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

#4 Ohio St. (27-3, 14-2) 69
#...
February 20, 2005 - 1:14am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Dave Everson added another wrinkle to Blue Devil football.

Zanesville High School put on a coaches clinic featuring some of the nation's brightest minds.

Plenty of the guest speakers had some sort of local ties. Zanesville-grad Mark Dantonio sent two of his University of Cincinnati assistants to speak. Newark Catholic-grad Shane Montgomery took time out from his duties as Miami of Ohio's head coach. Noah Joseph (ZHS '95) spoke about zone blitzes. He's currently an...
February 20, 2005 - 1:07am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Turns out, not even an upcoming NFL scouting combine can stop the Buckeyes from making public appearances.

Dustin Fox stopped by West Muskingum High School and spoke about his Buckeye experiences. He mentioned some of his more thrilling moments as a three-year starting cornerback. Fox also thanked Mark Dantonio for giving him that first opportunity to start a game.

Fox and other Buckeyes who have used up their eligibility are currently training for the NFL combine, which...
February 19, 2005 - 12:45am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Ohio State suspended forward Matt Sylvester for Saturday's game with Minnesota. The reason: unsportsmanlike behavior toward a fan during Ohio State's loss at Michigan State last week. Sylvester averages 7 ppg off the bench for the Buckeyes.
February 14, 2005 - 7:59pm
6 years 7 weeks ago
How quickly it can shift from the best of times to the worst of times.

Ridgewood football coach Kevin Foster has been charged with raping an 11-year-old girl, according to Coshocton County Municipal Court Records.

A warrant was issued for Foster's arrest Monday but the 34-year-old turned himself in, according to Foster's attorney, Mark Stubbins. Foster posted $500 bond and was released.

"We deny all of the allegations and my client maintains his innocence,"...
February 8, 2005 - 12:59am
6 years 7 weeks ago
It would be a comeback that might make Terrell Owens proud.

Rosecrans senior point guard Scott Moyer tore ligaments in his ankle Friday night and is doubtful to play in any of the Bishops' remaining three regular season games, Rosecrans head coach Todd Rock said.

Moyer, who leads the Bishops in scoring (15.9) and 3-point shooting (47%), visited a doctor Sunday to find out the extent of the injury, Rock said. Moyer is wearing a protective boot to heal his severely-sprained...
February 7, 2005 - 1:34am
6 years 7 weeks ago
DII BOYS HOOPS SECTIONAL DRAWING
(@ Coshocton)

1. Cambridge
2. Tri-Valley
3. Morgan
4. Zanesville
5. John Glenn
6. River View
7. Meadowbrook
8. Maysville
9. West Holmes
10.Philo

After one round of voting, Cambridge and Tri-Valley both had 5 votes for the top seed. In the second go-round, the Scotties voted for the Bobcats to give Cambridge the top seed of the sectional. This year, Cambridge chose not to wait to choose a...
February 4, 2005 - 1:35am
6 years 7 weeks ago
First he was suspended.

Now, Mark Slater will not coach the rest of this season.

The Licking Valley boys basketball coach submitted his resignation Monday for personal reasons, Panthers' Athletics Director Randy Baughman told WHIZ Thursday.

Slater faces OVI (operating a vehicle under the influence) charges stemming from an incident January 28 on East Broad Street in Columbus. The 39-year-old was scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday (02/02) but it will be...
February 4, 2005 - 1:28am
6 years 7 weeks ago
Andy Kilgore's season might come full circle.

Even if he cannot rotate his thumb.

Kilgore has a doctor's appointment on Monday and there is a "high probability" that the junior center receives clearance to begin playing, Tri-Valley boys basketball coach Tim Shumaker said Thursday.

Kilgore tore ligaments around his thumb in a game against John Glenn December 21. He has been conditioning and can practice without contact, Shumaker says.

"He's itching to...
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