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August 16, 2006 - 7:20pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Tri-Valley has always been known as a basketball school and with back-to-back MVL titles in hoops that reputation probably won't change anytime soon. But as WHIZ's Mike Fink tells us in his coca-cola powerade team preview a bigger, stronger group of Scotties are out to prove the Dawgs are no longer a pushover on the gridiron.

click on "watch video" to view the preview.
August 16, 2006 - 1:07am
7 years 11 weeks ago
No area team had a bigger turn around in 2005 than John Glenn. The Muskies went from 2-8 in 2004 to an 8-2 mark last season, which included a playoff appearance.

That success was once again attributed to JG's ground attack, as fullback Matt Heagan rushed for over 1,000 yards. Well, now he's gone, as are his talented cast of wingbacks. But Coach John Kelley isn't fretting. The 12-year veteran has some talented players returning, including three year starting quarterback Aaron...
August 14, 2006 - 10:58pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
Morgan's offense was good last season. With 6-4 overall record and a 5-3 mark in the league, the Raiders averaged over 26 points per game. This year it my be even better despite the graduation of quarterback Wade Ewing.

Former Morgan head coach Mark Knapp has returned to the Raiders football program as an assistant to Homer Weekely in 2006. Knapp led the Raiders to back-to-back MVL titles in 1999 and 2000 and will run the offense this season.

In this Coca-Cola Powerade...
August 14, 2006 - 1:01am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Warsaw's Brad Baker held a four stroke lead going into Sunday's final round of the ZDGA Amateur at the Zanesville Country Club. It wasn't big enough.

The 1999 ZDGA champion falters on the back nine of the final round, as Wright State's Tyler Miskell catches him from behind.

Trailing by five strokes with nine holes to play, Miskell turns in four birdies and takes his first lead of the event on the 71st hole. Miskell's 72 in the final round was three strokes better than any...
August 14, 2006 - 12:32am
7 years 11 weeks ago
16-18 Year Old Babe Ruth World Series
In Newark, Ohio, Don Edwards Field
Licking County 5 F/8
Nederland, Texas 4

Out of 12 teams that entered the 16-18 Year Old Babe Ruth World Series, only two remain in the winner's bracket. The host team Licking County is one of them.

Playing against Nederland, Texas Sunday afternoon, the Athletics' Ryan Nutter laces a game-winning RBI single in the eighth inning that...
August 14, 2006 - 12:03am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Head coach Len Hartman is gone. After one season guiding West Muskingum, the former Ohio State lineman stepped down to pursue a career as a movie script writer in Hollywood.

MVL Player of the Year, running back Cody Stiverson is gone. The 1,000-yard rusher has taken his game to Capital University.

But that won't keep the Tornadoes from chasing history.

For the first time ever West Muskingum will try to repeat as MVL Champions, and for the first time in 25 years...
August 13, 2006 - 12:09am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville has won just 3 games in 2 years, but as WHIZ's Aaron Spragg explains the Blue Devils are headed for a new league and a new winning attitude may follow.

To view the Zanesville team preview click on "watch video"
August 13, 2006 - 12:04am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Warsaw native Brad Baker fires a 3rd round 71 at Eagle Sticks, good enough for a 4 shot lead heading into Sunday's final round at Zanesville C.C. Baker, Tyler Miskell and Nick Bryan will play in the final group, they are set to tee off at 1 p.m.

2006 ZDGA Leaderboard

1. Brad Baker -3
2. Tyler Miskell +1
T3. Nick Bryan +3
T3. Tom Denton +3
T5. Adam Agin +6
T5. Patrick Scheck +6
T5. Dave Sheppard +6
August 11, 2006 - 11:14pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
16-18 Year Old Babe Ruth World Series
Licking County 3
Calgary, Canada 1

In Newark at Don Edwards Field, the host team Licking County is once again showing is is ready to compete for a championship.

Last year the A's finished World Series runner-up. They are on their way this year.

One night after beating Cranston, RI, Licking County comes back to top Calgary, Canada 3-1 thanks to a near perfect picthing...
August 11, 2006 - 8:13pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
AAABA National Tournament
New Orleans 18
Junior Pioneers 9

The Junior Pioneers won their first two games in Johnstown, but just as quickly lost their last two at the AAABA National tournament.

In an elimination game, New Orleans piled up five runs in the fourth inning and nine in a demoralizing seventh to end the Juniors season at 21-20.

Losing pitcher Joe Pollock went five innings and allowed five earned runs to go...
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