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May 1, 2004 - 11:19pm
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Ohio State will have a few more question marks in preparation for the next football season.

Police arrested RB Ira Guilford and TE Louis Irrizary early Saturday morning on robbery charges. The two sophomores spent the afternoon in Franklin County jail after police received a call from a 20-year old Columbus resident that the 2 had assaulted and robbed him at 3 AM.

Ohio State has suspended both Guilford and Irrizary indefinitely. Head Coach Jim Tressel released a...
April 28, 2004 - 10:41pm
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Zanesville football has a new head coach, and Dave Everson is that man. Superintendent Michael Pockl recommended Everson to the school board on Wednesday, and with a unanimous vote, the former Edison head coach became Zanesville's head man.

Everson beat out over 40 applicants. The 3 finalists included former UCinci top assistant Phil Dorn, and Edgewood head football coach Lance Hostetler.

As for Everson himself, he's been the defensive coordinator at Capital University...
April 27, 2004 - 11:06pm
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Coaching the Crooksville football team was always a dream of Doug Clifford's.

But the four-year head football coach decided home was more important.

The Crooksville school board accepted Clifford's resignation Tuesday. He had been head coach of the Ceramics since 2000 and spent 21 years at the school.

Clifford decided to retire from coaching and his special education teaching job to spend time with his family. Clifford's says his 18-year-old autistic son, Matt...
April 26, 2004 - 11:04pm
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Muskingum's Erica Hoyt wins OAC Pitcher of the Week for the 5th time this season. Hoyt didn't allow an earned run last week, and was unbeaten in going 5-0 over that span. Teammate Nicole Blubaugh was named OAC Hitter of the Week. The New Lex grad batted .450 in 6 games with 2 HR and 9 RBI.
April 22, 2004 - 10:54pm
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The Muskingum softball team won, but for the first time since the middle of March, Erica Hoyt did not.

The sophomore All-American only pitched the first two innings of Muskingum's second game victory, 10-1, over Washington...
April 22, 2004 - 10:40pm
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Columbus' Rick Nash won't play for Team Canada in the World Hockey Championships, which start this weekend in the Czech Republic.

Nash recently underwent surgery for a severe throat infection. The 19-year-old led Canada to a silver medal in the 2002 World Junior Championships.

Nash tied two others for the NHL lead in goals scored this season with 41.
April 22, 2004 - 9:44pm
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Cincinnati is changing the face of its franchise.

Not just with the NFL draft this weekend. Not just with coach Marvin Lewis or Heisman winner Carson Palmer.

The Bengals are changing their uniforms.

In the team's most drastic altercation of its dress since 1981, the Bengals will develop six different uniforms with combinations of black, white and orange.

But the striped helmets will stay. In fact, that was the change the team made back in 1981....
April 22, 2004 - 9:34pm
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It is so rare for the United States Supreme Court to even accept a case.

On Thursday, it rejected Maurice Clarett's emergency appeal twice.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg first denied Clarett's request to lift a stay issued by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals. Clarett's lawyer, Alan Milstein, argued that the former Ohio State running back would suffer irreperable harm if an NFL team did not draft him this weekend.

Ginsburg cited the NFL's response, which stated...
April 20, 2004 - 11:02pm
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The attorney for former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett, Alan Milstein, filed an emergency appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday.

Milstein asked the nation's highest court to lift the stay issued Monday by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The stay, in effect, declares Clarett and other underclassmen, including USC receiver Mike Williams, ineligible for the NFL until there can be a meaningful review of the issues.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader...
April 20, 2004 - 3:18pm
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Muskingum pitcher Erica Hoyt won her fourth Ohio Athletic Conference pitcher of the week award Tuesday.

The sophomore All-American won all four of her games last week, did not allow an earned run and recorded 25 strikeouts.

Hoyt also set a new Muskingum single-season strikeout record, breaking her own mark of 159 from last season.

Hoyt leads the nation in wins (26) and opponents are hitting .157 against her.

Muskingum won its seventh consecutive OAC...
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