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February 10, 2004 - 1:23am
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After one quarter, it looked like a 1-17 team could hang with a 17-2 team.

Three quarters later, Zanesville set a school record with its 18th win, dominating Columbus Whetstone 52-20.

The Lady Devils only led 9-6 after the first eight minutes. Then, Zanesville held the Lady Braves to only 24 percent shooting while cruising to a 24-8 halftime lead.

Maddie McGarvey led ZHS with 15 points. Senior Jennifer Angler, who put blonde streaks in her hair before the game...
February 10, 2004 - 1:10am
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When setting a domination record, go ahead and dominate from the beginning.

That is the formula Sheridan followed Monday, crushing Tri-Valley 65-34 to clinch its third outright and consecutive MVL title.

The Lady Generals celebrated for almost the entire game after shooting out to an 18-2 first quarter lead.

"The third one is the best because you know that you can keep it up another time," said Sheridan senior Amanda Krofft. "Three times in a row is just great...
February 7, 2004 - 1:08am
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ZHS soccer star Katie Wheeler signed with Ohio University Friday afternoon. Wheeler has the most goals of any Zanesville soccer player, boy or girl, in history... breaking Jay Payton's old mark this year. This season, Wheeler finished with 36 goals, and finished with 135 for her career. On another note, it was announced today that Wheeler's head coach, Bill Glaze, won't be returning to coach next season with the Lady Blue Devils, instead opting for a consultant role on the team, in order to...
February 5, 2004 - 11:00pm
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Which is more impressive: defeating one team or an entire league?

Maruice Clarett can take his pick after a U.S. District Judge ruled Thursday that the OSU suspended running can enter the 2004 NFL draft.

Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled the NFL violates antitrust laws with its 1990 regulation prohibiting players from entering the league draft until they are three years removed from high school.

The NFL contends the stipulation is not a violation because the rule is...
February 5, 2004 - 1:59am
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LB Doori Song (Coshocton), LB Jordan Young (Zanesville), and OL Aaron Kent (Zanesville) along with DL Ryan Redman (Licking Valley) sign with Div. I schools on National Signing Day for high school football players heading to the next level. Song heads to Princeton... Young to Navy... Kent to Bowling Green... and Redman to Miami-Ohio. Other signings included TE Will Nutt with Div. II Concord College.

Meanwhile, Ohio State landed one of the top classes in the country, bringing 23...
February 5, 2004 - 1:52am
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There are reports that the person who gave Maurice Clarett improper payments may have been gambling. ESPN.com says Bobby Dellemuti made 27 phone calls during Ohio State's championship season to a sports bookie in Costa Rica, and cell phone records show that. At the time Dellemuti and Clarett spoke on a daily basis. Now the records don't show what Dellemuti was gambling on, but Dellemuti denies using any information from Clarett to bet on OSU games.
February 4, 2004 - 2:10am
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Rosecrans (9-4) 56
Newark Catholic (8-6) 43

Bishops senior Adam Agin fired in a career-high 25 points, including four three-pointers, to give Rosecrans their fourth straight win.

Playing its fourth game in a row without 6-4 senior Jeremy Ridgley, sidelined with an ankle sprain, Rosecrans used team speed and quickness to blow past much taller Newark Catholic.

Rosecrans wins the battle of the boards 34-24, despite Newark Catholic's twin brother combo of 6...
February 4, 2004 - 1:53am
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Eastern Conference coaches selected reserves for the NBA All-Star Game Tuesday, and Lebron James wasn't one of those chosen. The rookie's already decided not to be in the dunk contest, but will team up with other rookies against league sophomore stars like Yao Ming, Amare Stoudemire and Cavs teammate Carlos Boozer.

Speaking of Boozer, the power forward was the star of Cleveland's game against Detroit, with the Cavs winning 85-82. Boozer scored 21 points and grabbed 15 boards....
February 3, 2004 - 1:54am
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It's the Super Bowl of all-star games in the state of Ohio.

And there shouldn't be any halftime controversy with this big one.

The rosters are set for the Grange Insurance Ohio All-Star Classic, played in June at Columbus Crew Stadium.

Three area players are included on the South Team. They are:

RB/WR Eddie Hamilton (Cambridge)
OL Nate Hollins (John Glenn)
LB Doori Song (Coshocton)

Richard Goodrich (Cambridge) and John Kelley (...
February 3, 2004 - 1:38am
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No strike against bowler Ted Hannahs.

The former national bowling champion tells WHIZ that he has been cleared of the official protest regarding his win at this weekend's Sunrise Bowling Classic.

One bowler filed the complaint, claiming the thumbhole on Hannahs's ball was too big.

Hannahs competed on the professional bowling tour for nine years until relegating himself to mainly regional events.

This was the first annual Sunrise Bowling Classic.
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