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January 31, 2004 - 1:03am
5 years 42 weeks ago
The Newark Advocate reports that Prince Allen was charged for drug trafficking. That's a 5th-degree felony... it's his 3rd offense... superintendent Keith Richards told the paper that anybody with three offenses are no longer eligible to play sports at the school
January 29, 2004 - 1:18am
5 years 42 weeks ago
The Muskies realized the opportunity presented to them Wednesday night.

Problem was they got too excited.

Muskingum never recovered from a disastrous first half, losing to nationally ranked John Carroll 75-64 Wednesday.

The Muskies had more turnovers (17) than field goal attempts (16) in the first half against an aggressive Blue Streaks' press. John Carroll (14-3, 9-2 OAC) led 46-28 at the intermission.

"Our kids were so emotional because we turned...
January 29, 2004 - 12:57am
5 years 42 weeks ago
The Cavs are rolling despite LeBron James and his rolled ankle.

Cleveland won its third straight game, defeating Miami 94-93 on Wednesday.

Guard Dajuan Wagner made the game-winning shot with about ten seconds left. The second-year pro finished with 10 points.

Center Zydrunas Ilgauskas led the Cavs with 30 points and 11 rebounds. Cleveland matched its win total (17) from last season.

The Cavs, which won its fifth game in six contests, got 27 from...
January 29, 2004 - 12:48am
5 years 42 weeks ago
Suspended running back Maurice Clarett declined an invitation by Ohio State to join the Buckeyes off-season conditioning program Wednesday.

The University extended the offer even though Clarett is still serving a suspension for allegedly accepting thousands of dollars worth of improper benefits.

Many in the Clarett camp insist the Ohio State sophomore wants to return to OSU.

Clarett expects to hear about his lawsuit challenging the NFL and its league draft...
January 28, 2004 - 1:22am
5 years 42 weeks ago
Ohio State coach Jim O'Brien announced Tuesday that Matt Sylvester will miss 4-6 weeks with a foot injury. The sophomore forward hurt his foot Saturday at Iowa. Sylvester averages ten minutes and three points-per-game this year for the Buckeyes. OSU expects Sylvester to make a full recovery.
January 27, 2004 - 1:33pm
5 years 42 weeks ago
The following are cancellations that we have received for tonight. This list will be updated as we get the information.

John Glenn vs. Meadowbrook game has been cancelled for Varsity and JV tonight

Morgan vs. Sheridan game has been cancelled this evening and rescheduled for Feb 14

All Middle School Basketball for Zanesville City Schools is cancelled tonight, the boys are to play each other tomorrow and the doors open at 4 at Grover Cleveland

January 27, 2004 - 12:47am
5 years 42 weeks ago
LeBron James returned from an ankle injury, but a foot injury helped the Cavs win.

Cleveland beat the Magic 99-98 Monday night in James' first game back from a sprained ankle. The rookie scored 16 points while Carlos Boozer (Eastern Conference player of the week) added 23 with 16 rebounds.

Orlando's Tracy McGrady tied an NBA record with eight 3-pointers in the first half, but the guard only played five minutes in the second half with a toe injury.

January 27, 2004 - 12:39am
5 years 42 weeks ago
Kevin Martin did not play a lot Monday night, but not because he was playing poorly.

The Zanesville native scored 25 points as Western Carolina defeated The Citadel 71-42. Martin shot 9-of-12 from the field and 2-of-3 from 3-point range in only 27 minutes.

The ZHS grad entered Monday as the nation's leading scorer, 27.6 points-per-game. Martin moved into seventh place on the school's all-time scoring list with 1,632 career points.

Martin and Western Carolina...
January 27, 2004 - 12:08am
5 years 42 weeks ago
Ohio State gets its leading scorer back at just the right time.

The Buckeyes welcomed back Tony Stockman to practice Monday. Ohio State coach Jim O'Brien left the point guard in Columbus this past weekend when OSU traveled to Iowa. O'Brien citied Stockman's "uninspired play" in practice as the reason. But the OSU head coach said he spoke to Stockman and has every reason to believe the Clemson transfer will play in Ohio State's next game.

Stockman leads the Buckeyes in...
January 26, 2004 - 12:49am
5 years 42 weeks ago
Lebron James said he might be able to play in Cleveland's game v. Orlando... will be determined after the gameday shootaround... James says he can cut on his sprained right ankle
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