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October 30, 2004 - 12:32am
6 years 12 weeks ago
With playoff berths on the line, Sheridan proved the MVL can still be considered the League of the Generals. SHS beats West Muskingum 31-14 to sweep through the MVL unbeaten for the second straight year. Generals most likely will keep homefield advantage against Cambridge when official playoff positions are announced on Sunday.

Sheridan 31
West Muskingum 14

-Even with the loss, the Tornadoes still have a shot at the playoffs, as they started the evening in the #7...
October 30, 2004 - 12:07am
6 years 12 weeks ago
Before Buster Howe, there was John Sulsberger. The Blue Devil-grad earned a football scholarship to Ohio State, but lost a battle to cancer in 1963. 11 months later, a stadium was built, and Friday, the 40th anniversary of Sulsberger Stadium was celebrated. Howard Chen talks about one of the defining traditions relating to Zanesville football and the historic battleground.

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October 28, 2004 - 11:46pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
The Cavs first rule with Carlos Boozer's replacement: Don't let him get away either.

Cleveland picked up the option on F Drew Gooden for the 2005-06 season. Gooden, due $3.2 million this season, will make $4 million in year two. The Cavs will also retain the right to match any free agent offer made after that season.

Gooden has averaged 13 points and 11 rebounds a game this preseason.

The Cavs elected not to pick up a team option on Boozer after last season,...
October 22, 2004 - 12:07am
6 years 12 weeks ago
Sheridan will name its home football stadium after current head football coach Paul Culver on Friday when the Generals host the Morgan Raiders. WHIZ's Howard Chen finds out why the 24-year veteran of the MVL agreed to go along with it.

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October 18, 2004 - 12:29am
6 years 12 weeks ago
Both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today polls left the football Buckeyes out of the Top 25 polls on Sunday following OSU's blowout loss to Iowa on Saturday.

Ohio State's listed as a team who got consideration for the top 25 for the AP, but didn't actually receive a vote. Meanwhile, the team received 2 votes from the coaches to stay in.

1) Southern Cal
2) Oklahoma
3) Auburn
4) Miami

6) Wisconsin
13) Michigan

October 17, 2004 - 1:21am
6 years 12 weeks ago
8 kids came away Saturday afternoon from Rosecrans High School with large smiles on their faces, medals, and the knowledge they'll be going to the Dawg Pound on November 21st.

None will suit up for the Browns, but the Elite Eight will compete in their respective age groups in the NFL's Pass, Punt and Kick Competition. This will take place either during pregame or halftime of the Browns-Jets game. There is one who is returning to familiar pastures. Beth Walsh finished 2nd in state...
October 12, 2004 - 11:14pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Two major-league shortstops who have plied their trade in Ohio for more than a decade are suddenly faced with questionable futures.

Cleveland bought out Omar Vizquel's contract for $1 million instead of picking up his $5 million dollar option. The 37-year-old hit over .290 this year and could win his 10th Gold Glove in 11 years with the team. He's been an All-Star three times while with the Tribe. General Manager Mark Shapiro says the team still may bring Vizquel back.

October 10, 2004 - 11:59pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Any hopes of making the football playoffs just went down the drain for Licking Valley.

The OHSAA rules that the school didn't follow proper procedures in making a player eligible. That student-athlete's family was building a home in the Licking Valley district, but the school failed to properly get the OK from the OHSAA commissioner before the season to use the player.

As a result, the Panthers forfeit 4 of its wins to go from 5-2 to 1-6. This also affects Sheridan's...
October 5, 2004 - 11:42pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
More troubles may be in Ohio State's near future.

J. J. Sullinger faces a court date 2 days before practice begins. The junior swingman was pulled over by police in early September after his car was seen swerving. He faces a drunk driving charge.

Meanwhile, former Buckeye running back Ira Guilford was sentenced to two months probation. The would-be sophomore was punished for punching a fellow student back in May. Guilford could've received 6 months in prison.
October 3, 2004 - 8:26pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Northwestern may have upset Ohio State on Saturday night to end a 24-game losing streak to the Buckeyes, but the win came at a tragic cost.

School officials say that Frederick Lieb collapsed and died when he stepped on to the field to join his fellow students in celebration after the game. Lieb had a pacemaker for a heart condition. Doctors performed CPR, and Lieb was taken to an Evanston hospital, but to no avail.

Some more bad news from the game's aftermath in the form...
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