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February 5, 2004 - 1:52am
6 years 3 weeks ago
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
6 years 3 weeks ago
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
6 years 3 weeks ago
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
6 years 3 weeks ago
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
6 years 3 weeks ago
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.
February 3, 2004 - 1:12am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Maysville senior Julie Guiler enjoyed two great accomplishments Monday.

Even after it took her two cracks to get the first.

Guiler scored her 1,000th career point as Maysville defeated previously unbeaten Trimble 50-37.

"I've played with so many great girls over the years," Guiler said. "And we have great chemistry now. I couldn't have done it with them."

Trimble, ranked fourth in Division IV, scored only 22 points the final three quarters after...
February 1, 2004 - 11:08pm
6 years 3 weeks ago
The 1st Annual Sunrise Bowl Scratch Classic, organized by Andy Baker, took place at Sunrise Bowling Center. 16 finalists had been narrowed down from all qualifiers from the previous day, but by day's end, no official winner was named. Former two-time national champ Ted Hannahs was easily leading the group, losing only one match, but a possible irregular thumb slug was the subject of an offical protest filed by a fellow bowler. Official results won't be known for at least the next few weeks.
February 1, 2004 - 12:35am
6 years 3 weeks ago
Cleveland Brown's running back William Green is reinstated by the NFL after serving a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Green was charged with drunken driving and possesion of marijuana Oct. 27. Green has just completed a drug and alcohol treatment program in Boston.
January 31, 2004 - 1:03am
6 years 3 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
6 years 3 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...
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