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June 30, 2005 - 9:08pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Gene Ford will forever be a Cambridge basketball icon.

Don Vogt will do his best to start a new legacy.

The Cambridge school board votes to have Vogt spearhead the Bobcat basketball program. Ford went out of his way to stay out of the selection process. There were 18 applicants, and 3 finalists.

Vogt comes from Coldwater, where he was head coach for 4 seasons. While there, he led the school to back-to-back sectional titles.
June 30, 2005 - 5:32pm
6 years 34 weeks ago
Ryan Miller was known as a sparkplug when he went to Ridgewood High School for the Generals' basketball and baseball teams.

However, perhaps he needed a little spark of his own... to move on with his life.

Now, one year after high-school graduation, WHIZ's Aaron Spragg talks about where Miller is in his life.

Click on "Watch Video" to see this Subway Player of the Week.
June 29, 2005 - 11:14pm
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It looks like Ohio University has a thing for the Big 12 Conference.

The school hired Frank Solich (former Nebraska head coach) as the new football coach, and on Wednesday, the Bobcats bring in Kirby Hocutt as the school's new Athletic Director.

Hocutt was the Associate A.D. at Oklahoma. He also has a history at Kansas State. Under Hocutt's watch, the Sooner fundraising went up over 300%.

Hocutt replaces Thomas Boeh, who left in May to be the Athletic Director...
June 29, 2005 - 5:28pm
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Thad Matta stressed the Buckeye basketball tradition during a recent trip to Zanesville's VFW.

Apparently, recruits from around the nation are buying into his logic.

Indianapolis high-school teammates Greg Oden and Mike Conley announce at a press conference that they'll play basketball at Ohio State starting in 2006-2007.

Oden was this year's national high school player of the year as a junior at Lawrence North High School. Before the new age regulations in the...
June 28, 2005 - 10:39pm
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Cleveland got rid of another piece of the Jim Paxson era.

The former general manager had acquired Jiri Welsch last year to help with the team's shooting. However, Welsch barely got off the bench.

Last night, he was traded to Milwaukee for a future second-round pick. The move means Cleveland only has 7 players currently under contract.
June 27, 2005 - 11:20pm
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Danny Ferry may not have been Larry Bird, but he still leads Cleveland in all-time games played.

Monday... the Cavaliers bring Ferry back, this time in the role of general manager. It's not clear yet how much authority he'll have. There were rumors that Cleveland's looking for a president of basketball operations to head personnel decisions. The GM would be the second-in-command.

Ferry's spent the past two years as San Antonio's director of basketball operations. He's...
June 26, 2005 - 11:34pm
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A former player in the 90's for the Cavaliers, Danny ferry returns to Cleveland to become the team's new General Manager, replacing the fired Jim Paxson.

Ferry's contract is said to be a five-year deal worth 10 million dollars. Previously, Ferry just earned a NBA Championship rin with the San Antonio Spurs, where he was the Director of Basketball Operations.

Ferry is expected to be introduced at a press conference Monday one day before the NBA Draft.

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June 26, 2005 - 11:28pm
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- At Ohio State, women's basketball coach Jim Foster signed a seven year contract extension with the Lady Buckeyes Sunday. Foster will receive bonuses for academic achievement and on-court performances. For every year that the Buckeyes win the Big Ten Regular Season Championship or make the NCAA Tournament, Foster's contract will be extended by one year.

Last year in his third season with the Buckeyes, Foster was named Big Ten Coach of the Year, as Ohio State won a school record...
June 26, 2005 - 11:09pm
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- On Sunday, Columbus Destroyers Head Coach Chris Spielman resigns his position with the Arena League Football team. The former Ohio State linebacker leaves because of a disagreement with ownership. Spielman walked when owners ordered Spielman to fire defensive coordinator Ron Selensky. Spielman is also the Destroyers' GM. No word yet on if he'll remain in that position. In his first season at head coach, Spielman posted a 2-14 record.
June 24, 2005 - 10:57pm
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Thad Matta spoke in Zanesville about Ohio State's basketball future. It looks pretty bright right about now.

The Indianapolis Star reports Greg Oden will commit to the Buckeyes. The 7-foot center from Indianapolis was projected as the #1 overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft, which is when he would've just graduated high school... but with the new collective bargaining agreement setting an age requirement of 19, that would mean Oden would have to go to school for a year.

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